16 events, activities happening in Georgetown in August and September

Live music at Sweet Lemon Kitchen. (Fernanda Figueroa/Community Impact Newspaper)
Live music at Sweet Lemon Kitchen. (Fernanda Figueroa/Community Impact Newspaper)

Live music at Sweet Lemon Kitchen. (Fernanda Figueroa/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Georgetown Palace Theatre (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Symphony of Images. (Courtesy Georgetown Public Library)
Aug. 20-Sept. 12 | Catch a live play

“The Marvelous Wonderettes” is a story about four girls, their hopes, dreams, and highs and lows in life. The play will be held indoors on the Springer Stage. Times vary. $24 (student with ID), $32 (senior 55+, military, student), $34 (adult). Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469. www.georgetownpalace.com

Aug. 25-Sept. 26 Admire artwork at an exhibit

The “Symphony of Images” exhibit will showcase the works of members of the Central Texas Pastel Society. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sat.), noon-5 p.m. (Sun.). Free. Second Floor Bridge and Hall, Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. https://library.georgetown.org/art

Aug. 25 | Get crafty at a quilt workshop


National educator Teresa Coates will teach attendees to use cuddle minky to make a patchwork quilt, including how to stabilize and mark it. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Prices vary. 3010 Williams Drive, Ste. 156, Georgetown. 512-863-6108. www.poppyquiltnsew.com

Aug. 25 | Lunch and learn

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce will offer a lunch and learn on how to respond to negative reviews on social media. Guest speakers include those from the city of Georgetown and Georgetown ISD. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $5-$10 (virtual), $15-$25 (in-person). 1 Chamber Way, Georgetown. 512-930-3535. https://georgetownchamber.org

Aug. 26 | Cook up a meal at an Instapot class

The Sanctuary Holistic Kitchen will host the cooking class at which individuals can learn from Robin Cervantesto how to make meals with an InstaPot, such as vegetable curry and fire cider chicken soup. 6:30-7:30 p.m. $35. Sanctuary Holistic Kitchen, 1911 N. Austin Ave., Ste. 102, Georgetown. 941-284-4266. https://sanctuaryholistickitchen.com

Aug. 27 | Make crafts and drink cocktails

Participants will be provided with one drink, crafting supplies and light snacks and create self-care crafts. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $15 (museum members), $20 (museum nonmembers). 716 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-943-1670. www.williamsonmuseum.org

Aug. 27 | Shoot clay targets for a fundraiser

Teams of up to five can attend a Pull, Shoot & Serve fundraiser that will feature 10 shooting stations and 60 clay shoot features, breakfast, lunch and other games. Proceeds will benefit Opportunities for Williamson & Burnet Counties. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $1,200 (team of five shooters). Reunion Ranch, 850 CR 255, Georgetown. https://igfn.us/e/jzmwng

Aug. 28 | Train for a half marathon

The Georgetown Fit half-marathon program will help walkers and runners achieve their training goals. 8-11 a.m. Prices vary. San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St., Georgetown. www.usafit.com/georgetownfit

Aug. 28 Learn about snakes

Children ages 4-13 will interact with snakes, including the four venomous species found in Central Texas. 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. https://parks.georgetown.org/gareypark/garey-park-programs

Aug. 28 | Attend a brunch to fight child abuse

The Bikers Against Child Abuse brunch will include live music, yard games and drinks. BACA is an organization that helps to create a safe environment for abused children and empower them. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Hardtails, 1515 N. I-35, Georgetown. www.hellogeorgetown.com/events/287424

Aug. 28 | Enjoy hit songs from the 1960s

Palace performers will sing hits from the 1960s, and attendees are encouraged to dress in ’60s attire such as tie dye. 7:30 p.m. $20 (student with ID), $22 (senior 55+, military, student), $24 (adult). Doug Smith Performance Center, Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469. www.georgetownpalace.com

Aug. 30 | Learn skills to manage diabetes

Baylor Scott & White Clinic-Georgetown will host a boot camp to help those with diabetes learn skills to live healthy. A physician referral is required. 1-3 p.m. Cost based on insurance coverage. Baylor Scott & White Clinic-Georgetown, 4945 Williams Drive, Georgetown. 512-509-0200. https://events.bswhealth.com/event/diabetes-boot-camp-georgetown-48

Sept. 2-23 | Hear from a 9/11 first responder

Enjoy the exhibit of Susan Hoppenworth, a 9/11 first responder, who used her experience in her quilting and writing. On Sept. 10 at 4 p.m., Hoppenworth will give an artist talk about her works. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sat.), noon-5 p.m. (Sun.). Free. Second Floor Hewlett Room, Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. https://library.georgetown.org/art

Sept. 3-6 | Shop a Labor Day sale and dine downtown

Participating Georgetown shops and restaurants will have special weekend-only deals for Labor Day. 4-8 p.m. Free. Downtown Georgetown. www.facebook.com/downtowngeorgetown

Sept. 3-Oct. 3 | Enjoy a local play

“Lost in Yonkers” tells the story of two sons whose father leaves them with their grandmother, their aunt and uncle in a strange world called Yonkers. Times vary. $24 (student with ID), $32 (senior 55+, military, student), $34 (adult). Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469. www.georgetownpalace.com

Sept. 12 | Compete in a cooking event

For the third annual Chupacabra Cookoff, competitors will hunt, kill and cook their own chupacabra. Proceeds will go to Veterans Outdoor, a local charity that sends retired veterans on hunting trips. 5 p.m.-midnight. $25 (until Aug 31), $30 (Sept. 1-11), $40 (Sept. 12). Bentwood Texas Event Center, 8150 E. Hwy. 29, Georgetown. http://gtownchupacabracookoff.com
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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