Check out these four events will be held in Georgetown in February to recognize Black History Month. This list is not comprehensive.

'American Symphony' screening

The Georgetown Public Library will screen the documentary “American Symphony” as part of its World Cinema film series. The documentary follows composer and pop artist Jon Batiste and his partner, author Suleika Jaouad, as Batiste begins composing a symphony and the couple learns Jaouad’s leukemia diagnosis has returned.Black History Month Banquet

The Georgetown Cultural Citizen Memorial Association will host a Black History Month Banquet celebrating African Americans and the arts, featuring keynote speaker Corey Greathouse, professor of English at Austin Community College and Huston-Tillotson University.
  • Feb. 17, 5-7 p.m.
  • $30 donation per person; $300 for a table
  • Southwestern University’s Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown
'Black Art in Action'

The Georgetown Cultural Citizen Memorial Association will host “Black Art in Action,” which will include a panel discussion featuring African American authors, spoken word and entertainment.
  • Feb. 24, 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Free
  • Lark and Owl Booksellers, 205 6th St., Ste. 101, Georgetown
Martin Luther King Jr. March and Program

The Georgetown Fellowship of Churches will host the Martin Luther King Jr. March and Program to honor Martin Luther King Jr. The event had been rescheduled due to subfreezing temperatures in January. The event will include a seven-block march from the Williamson County Courthouse to Macedonia Baptist Church, where the keynote speaker will be Georgetown ISD Superintendent Devin Padavil.
  • Feb. 19, 12 p.m.
  • Free
  • Williamson County Courthouse, 710 S. Main St., Georgetown