Valentine's Day at the Sheraton

Feb. 9-14

The Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center is offering two packages and special menu offerings at its restaurant, Brix And Ale, surrounding Valentine's Day this year.

The romance package is available for booking now until Feb 12. This package includes:

  • A full American breakfast for two daily (in-room dining)

  • Chocolate or fruit and a bottle of sparkling wine

  • 4 p.m. late checkout

Guests can book online here or call 866-716-8134 and mention rate plan SIROMPKG.

The sweet escape is available for stays during the weekend of Feb 9-12. This package includes:

  • 10 percent off the best available rate

  • 15 percent off brunch at Brix And Ale on Feb. 12

  • S'mores kit for two to use by the new outdoor fire pits

Book this stay here or call 866-716-8134 and mention rate plan SWEETESC.

Brix And Ale's Valentines Surf and Turf menu will be offered alongside the regular dinner menu. This special themed dinner includes your choice of filet of beef or herb marinated gulf shrimp for the main course and porcine risotto or beet reduction as a side.

Feb. 10-14. $28 per person.

The City of Georgetown will host a workshop to discuss the creative direction of the city. The City of Georgetown will host a workshop to discuss the creative direction of the city.[/caption]

Creative Georgetown
Feb. 11
Georgetown city leaders are seeking public input on the future direction of the city’s role in arts and culture at the inaugural event.

The come-and-go event will give attendees the opportunity to learn about the
wide-ranging art, music, theater and cultural opportunities, as well as an overview of the city’s study of the economic impact of arts and culture.

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in several sessions discussing the arts, including presentations by local arts groups and a professional development workshop focused on promotional tools and techniques for artists.

Children will also be able to participate in a Hands on History program presented by The Williamson Museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children will learn about Valentine’s Day traditions and make their own vintage Valentines.

8:30 a.m.-noon. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551.

Sweet Affair on the Square
Feb. 11

Participants will receive a tasting card which provides 10 free tastes at their choice of confectioners, exclusive discounts at participating merchants, delicious drink and food promotions at participating wineries and restaurants and the delight of dipping into the decadence of the chocolate fountain.

Sweet Affair on the Square will feature:

  • Chocolate Candy Land

  • Cookie stacking or chocolate pie eating contest

  • Local merchants exclusive promotions

11 a.m.-4 p.m. $15. The Square.

American Heart Association CPR and First Aid classes
Feb. 11
Williamson County EMS will offer American Heart Association CPR and First Aid classes Feb. 11, at the Clinical Practices Building in Georgetown.  The classes are open to anyone with a desire to learn how to save a life or act in a medical emergency.

8 a.m.- noon, HeartSaver First Aid Class (adult), 1-5:30 p.m., HeartSaver CPR AED Class (adult/child/infant). $30, $35. Williamson County EMS Clinical Practices Building,
321 W. Eighth St., Georgetown

Register here.

Southwestern University will host a weekend celebration for its championship-winning football team. Southwestern University will host a weekend celebration for its championship-winning football team.[/caption]

Southwestern Football Championship Weekend
Jan. 11-12
Players and coaches will be awarded their SCAC Championship rings during a ceremony at halftime of the women's basketball game against Colorado College.

5:30 p.m. Free. Corbin J. Robertson Center, 930 Southwestern Blvd., Georgetown. 512-863-1381.

The championship banquet includes a two-course plated lunch, video-documentary recapping the season, as well as awards and acknowledgment of outstanding performances and accomplishments.

11:30 a.m. $30. The Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center, 1101 Woodlawn Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-6511.

Get tickets here.

Worth the Trip:

These events happening in the greater Austin area may be a little out of the way, but are worth the drive.

Barbara Jordan exhibit
Feb. 9-10
The Texas Capitol is remembering the notable politician’s legacy with a special exhibit for Black History Month. The exhibit is curated by the Barbara Jordan Freedom Foundation and highlights Jordan’s background, rise to elected office and lasting legacy.

Continues through Friday, Feb. 10. 9 a.m.- 8 p.m. Free. Texas Capitol Rotunda, 1100 Congress Ave., Austin. 512-463-0063.

International rugby at The Dell Diamond
Feb. 11
Ryan Sanders Entertainment hosts USA Rugby versus Brazil in the second annual Americas Rugby Championship. The game is one of only two ARC games played in the U.S. this year, and it is part of a five-week tournament.

6 p.m. $18-$90. The Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-255-2255.