Looking to fill your calendar with local events? Use our to-do list to find things to do in Georgetown in February and March.

Events happening in February

Through March 10: Visit an art gallery

The Southwestern University Fine Arts Gallery will present an art exhibit called “Irresistible Revolution,” which showcases relaxation, daydreaming and pleasure. The exhibition includes artwork by artists whose perspectives, practices and rituals are geared toward healing and connection.Feb. 20: Help preserve a park

The Williamson County Conservation Foundation is seeking volunteers for a spring cleaning event at Twin Springs Preserve. During the day, participants will help prepare a critical habitat ahead of the annual return of the endangered golden-cheeked warbler. Volunteers, who will also help with trash pickup, trail maintenance and vegetation management, will need to bring water, gloves, closed-toe shoes, sunscreen and bug repellent.Feb. 21: Enjoy a fundraiser

The San Gabriel Woman’s Club’s 14th annual Fat Tuesday Fundraiser will include canasta, dominoes, mahjong and party bridge. Guests are also welcome to bring their own games. Proceeds provide scholarships to high school seniors and monetary donations to local charities.
  • 9:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
  • $30 (breakfast and lunch), $10 (lunch only).
  • Georgetown Community Center, 445 E. Morrow St., Georgetown.
  • 281-222-6686. www.sangabrielwomansclub.org
Feb. 23: Remember the past

The Williamson County Historical Commission will host its third annual “Toast to Our Past: Recognize, Remember and Learn” presentation in recognition of the 30th Texas governor, Daniel Moody, who obtained a conviction against four members of the Ku Klux Klan. This year is the 100th anniversary of the conviction, which is known as the first prosecutorial success against the KKK in the U.S.Feb. 23: Learn To Quilt

Handcrafts Unlimited will host a quilting demonstration where quilting professionals will be on hand to assist attendees with learning how to quilt.Feb. 25: Dress for a reception

As one of several events the Georgetown Cultural Citizen Memorial Association is hosting to celebrate Black History Month, this reception and program will take attendees on a journey back through time discussing education, business and the church from an African American perspective.
  • 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Free.
  • First United Methodist Church, McKinney Ministry Center, 1205 Ash St., Georgetown.
  • www.gccmatx.com
Feb. 25: Fundraise for housing

Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County will host its Hops for Houses Craft Beer Festival at the Williamson County Expo Center. The event will feature drinks from more than 25 craft breweries across Central Texas as well as live music, a silent auction, food trucks and games. Attendees will receive tickets that can be exchanged for 3-ounce sample pours.
  • 1-2 p.m. (VIP admission), 2-6 p.m. (general admission).
  • Free (designated drivers), $35 (general), $45 (at the door), $80 (VIP).
  • 5350 Bill Pickett Trail, Taylor.
  • 512-863-4344. https://williamsonhabitat.org
Feb. 25: Enjoy a car and plane show

Stephanie Nichol’s 12th Annual Car & Vintage Plane Show will include time for guests to enjoy the cars as well as a performance by the Remax Skydiving Team and a flyover. Proceeds benefit Georgetown ISD’s Automotive Technology Program.Feb. 28: Attend an art show

Georgetown Arts Center will present an art exhibit of Carol Light’s art. Light moved to Austin near the Colorado River in 1938 with her parents. Growing up around nature is what nurtured her love for art. Light is known for her abstract mixed-media works on paper and canvas as well as her collage and handmade paper creations. “Ebb and Flow: 50 Years of Painting and Drawing,” Light’s 2018 exhibition, was on display at the Georgetown Public Library.Events happening in March

March 4: Participate in a 5k run

District 5 of the Texas Nurses Association will host its 5k Fun Run, where participants can go at their own pace and walk or run as many times as they would like. All proceeds will support scholarships for nursing students, and the event will feature music and prizes. Founded in 1907, the TNA is the oldest professional nursing association in Texas.March 5: Support a cause

Organized by the Georgetown Police Department, Chase the Chief informs and educates participants about the health, social and economic effects of childhood obesity. The event encourages behavior changes among children and families and exposes the community to some fun physical activities. Proceeds go toward local schools.March 7: Listen To A Concert

The Sarofim School of Fine Arts presents its Faculty Concert featuring faculty members violinist Jessica Mathaes and pianist Kiyoshi Tamagawa.March 10: Watch a play

Written by Lauren Gunderson, “Silent Sky” tells the story about astronaut Henrietta Leavitt, who completed maps of the stars for Harvard University. Although she never received credit for her work, her scientific discoveries had a lasting impact on the study of astronomy.
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • $24 (students with ID at the door); $32 (seniors, military members and students online); $34 (adults).
  • Palace Playhouse, 216 W. Eighth St., Georgetown.
  • 512-869-7469. www.georgetownpalace.com
March 10-11: Celebrate Williamson County

Williamson County will hold a variety of events and activities to celebrate its 175th birthday. A formal ceremony to kick off the celebration will start at 2 p.m. March 10 on the east side of the Williamson County Courthouse. Entertainment and a laser light show will begin at 7:30 p.m., and tours of the courthouse along with birthday cake will be available. The county will also have activities—including a bounce house, train rides and a scavenger hunt—at the March 11 Market Days on the Square in Georgetown.