Memorial Day ceremonies and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, May 25-28

Here is a roundup of upcoming events and things to do in Georgetown this Memorial Day weekend, May 25-28:

FRIDAY


1.National Wine Day at Shade Tree Wine Bistro

Shade Tree Wine Bistro will host free classes as part of national wine day. The wine bar and restaurant will also be having specials. Free. 6 p.m. 103 North Austin Ave. Ste. 105.
512-256-9463. www.shadetreewinebistro.com

SATURDAY


2. VAREP host Heroes Night Out Appreciation BBQ

Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals - Austin Chapter hosts Heroes Night Out, the largest barbecue event in Central Texas. Thousands of veterans and their families enjoy barbecue, a swimming pool, zip lines, live music and pony rides, among other events. Free for veterans and family with RSVP. 11 a.m. Reunion Ranch, 850 County Road 255. 512-515-6200. www.varep.net/index.php/austin-chapter.

3. Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter Free Adoption Memorial Weekend Event

WCRAS will have all dogs and cats seven months and older available for free adoption. All adopted animals will be spayed/neutered, microchipped, given the appropriate vaccinations and tested for heartworms (dogs) and FeLv (cats.) Free. Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Monday, May 28, from noon to 6 p.m. 1855 S.E. Inner Loop. 512-943-3322. pets.wilco.org

SUNDAY


4. Pre-Memorial Day Concert

Members of the 36th Infantry Division Band from Camp Mabry in Austin will perform at the Pre-Memorial Day Concert. They will play a combination of big band songs and patriot tunes. 7 p.m. Free. Veterans Memorial Plaza, 2 Texas Drive. 512-948-7392. www.sctexas.org

MONDAY


5. Memorial Day Ceremony

Sun City’s annual Memorial Day ceremony honors American military members who have died in service to their country. U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, is scheduled to speak. 9:30 a.m. Free. Veterans Memorial Plaza, 2 Texas Drive. 512-948-7392. www.sctexas.org
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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