Photography exhibits, kombucha brewing and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown on March 6-8

Sanctuary Holistic Kitchen hosts a kombucha brewing class March 7. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Sanctuary Holistic Kitchen hosts a kombucha brewing class March 7. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Sanctuary Holistic Kitchen hosts a kombucha brewing class March 7. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

March 6

1. First Friday at the Williamson Museum


The Williamson Museum opens a photography exhibit by veteran Todd Plybon during First Friday on the Square, a monthly event where local businesses remain open later than normal store hours. Plybon began studying photography after receiving severe, life-changing injuries in Afghanistan, including a moderate brain injury. His exhibit is titled "Visions of Central Texas." 6-9 p.m. Free. Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-943-1670. http://williamsonmuseum.org/

March 7

2. 2020 Brookwood in Georgetown art auction


Discover "The Beauty of Holland" through an evening celebrating the citizens of Brookwood in Georgetown. BiG is a vocational community that provides meaningful work and a sense of belonging for adults with functional disabilities. At the art auction, unique, creative art by citizens will be auctioned off to support the BiG scholarship program. Only standing room tickets are still available. 7 p.m. $150. Sheraton Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center, 1101 Woodlawn Ave., Georgetown. 512-819-6000. https://brookwoodingeorgetown.org/

3. Kombucha brewing, flavoring and bottling

Learn to brew, flavor and bottle kombucha with help from Sanctuary Holistic Kitchen’s master brewer Robin Cervantes. She will teach the history and health benefits of kombucha, fermentation fundamentals, brewing safety, flavoring profiles and bottling techniques. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $35. Sanctuary Holistic Kitchen, 1911 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 941-284-4266. https://sanctuaryholistickitchen.com/

4. Afternoon at Central Texas Olive Ranch

Enjoy live music and food from Garbo’s Lobster food truck while overlooking the Central Texas Olive Ranch orchard. Live music will be performed by Steve the Brit from 3-5 p.m. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Central Texas Olive Ranch, 5251 FM-972, Georgetown. 512-713-1820. www.txolive.com

March 8

5. Chase the Chief 5K run


The seventh annual Chase the Chief 5K and Hammerlun Family Fun Run takes place Sunday. The goal of the event is to encourage students and their families to lead active, healthy lives and is a joint fitness initiative by the Georgetown Police Department, Georgetown ISD and the Georgetown Health Foundation. Other activities include a police department obstacle course and fitness fair. Noon-5 p.m. $5 (student), $10 (adult). East View High School, 4490 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-943-5000. https://chasethechief.georgetown.org/
By Ali Linan
Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.


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