Four events happening in Georgetown July 16-18

The kitten adoption event will take place at the Georgetown Library on July 16 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (John Cox/Community Impact Newspaper)
The kitten adoption event will take place at the Georgetown Library on July 16 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (John Cox/Community Impact Newspaper)

The kitten adoption event will take place at the Georgetown Library on July 16 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (John Cox/Community Impact Newspaper)

From a sunflower festival to an opportunity to teach children more about reptiles, several family-friendly events are planned in Georgetown this weekend.

Until July 18

Sunflower Festival at Sweet Eats Fruit Farm

Enjoy the last few days of the second annual Sweet Eats Fruit Farm Sunflower Festival, now bigger with 6.5 acres of sunflowers. This year there will be two separate fields with availability to pick flowers and take pictures. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $16 (online presale), $18 (online), $23 (at the gate). Sweets Eats Fruit Farm, 14400 E. Hwy. 29, Georgetown.

July 16

Kittens at the library

The Georgetown Animal Shelter will host a kitten adoption July 16. The adoption event will take place from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The adoption fee will be $35, and kittens will be able to go straight home. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. For more information about animal adoption click here.

July 17

Adoption event at Wolf Ranch Town Center

Diamond Dachshund Rescue of Texas is hosting a free adoption event at the PetSmart in Wolf Ranch Town Center. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. PetSmart, 1013 W. University Ave., Georgetown.


Learn about snakes at Garey Park

Children interested in reptiles can learn about area snakes at this Garey Park program. Geared toward kids ages 4-13, attendees will interact with snakes, including the four venomous species found in Central Texas, with the help of a professional, Tim Cole. They will learn how to identify snakes and what to do when they see one. Preregistration is required. 9-10:30 a.m. $20 (resident), $30 (nonresident). Garey Park, 6450 RM 2243, Georgetown. 512-930-6800.
By Fernanda Figueroa

Reporter, Georgetown

Fernanda joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in March 2021 after graduating from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in December 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and a second major in political science. Fernanda covers education, local government, non profits and business for the city of Georgetown. Prior to CI, Fernanda worked as a reporter for The Rider, UTRGV's weekly student newspaper and served as a media relations intern for UTRGV Athletics.


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