Fall bazaars, Field of Honor and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, Nov. 7-10

Field of Honor is held Nov. 9-17. (Courtesy Field of Honor)
Field of Honor is held Nov. 9-17. (Courtesy Field of Honor)

Field of Honor is held Nov. 9-17. (Courtesy Field of Honor)

Nov. 7-9

1. Georgetown Shopping Spectacular

The Georgetown Christmas Shopping Spectacular is an annual shopping celebration that benefits the First Baptist Georgetown Children's Weekday Education Center. The three-day event features over 75 vendors from around Texas. It also includes door prizes given out every hour and themed gift basket drawings. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Sun.). First Baptist Church Georgetown, 1333 W. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-2586. www.facebook.com/events/664730010649117

Nov. 9

2. Field of Honor begins



Georgetown’s third annual Field of Honor is a weeklong celebration of veterans and first responders in San Gabriel Park. An anticipated 2,000 flags will fly in the park, each dedicated to a human or canine hero. Field of Honor kicks off with a 5K honor walk. Events will be held all week. Time varies. Free. San Gabriel Park activity field, 445 E. Morrow St., Georgetown. www.georgetowntxfieldofhonor.org

3. First annual Artists & Makers Market

Hosted by the Artists @ 816, the first annual Artists and Makers Market features original works by Williamson County artists. The work is displayed on various mediums, including canvas, paper, pottery, metal, wood, leather, fabric and more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Georgetown Art Center First Floor Studio, 816 S Main St., Georgetown. www.georgetownartcentertx.org

4. Walburg Community Center Fall Bazaar

Pick out handmade crafts, baked goods and treasures and start tackling your holiday gift list. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. The Walburg Community Center, 4000 FM 972, Georgetown. 512-591-3262. www.facebook.com/events/476503849873627

Nov. 10

5. Youth fishing day

Catch a fish and win a prize. The Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department hosts its annual Youth Fishing Day at Garey Park. Park admission fees will be waived during the event. Fishing permits are required in Garey Park for anglers age 17 and older. All fish are catch and release. Advanced registration is encouraged. 1-4 p.m. $3 (per participant), free for spectators. Garey Park, 6450 RM 2243, Georgetown. 512-930-6800. http://parks.georgetown.org/fishing-derby

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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