Here’s a Georgetown guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in July and August.
SATURDAYS UNTIL Sept. 30
Central Texas Olive Ranch showcases tasting room
Visitors can see the ranch’s new tasting room, which features a shaded patio overlooking an olive orchard and serves beverages as well as extra virgin olive oil samples. Noon-9 p.m. Free. 5251 FM 972. 512-713-1824. www.txolive.com
Downtown Market Days continue into the summer
Booths featuring handmade arts and crafts, unique gifts, entertainment and food fill the Square in downtown Georgetown the second Saturday of each month through Nov. 2. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 710 S. Main St. 512-868-8675. www.thegeorgetownsquare.com
See live reptile shows at Georgetown Public Library
Teens and tweens can see and learn about reptiles as part of the library’s summer reading program. Attendees can find out about different types of reptiles, adaptations and conservation. 1 p.m. Free. 402 W. Eighth St. 512-930-355. http://library.georgetown.org
City hosts ‘The Sandlot’ at San Gabriel Park playfields
The city hosts a screening of “The Sandlot” in San Gabriel Park. Attendees can bring snacks and blankets. Vendors and free popcorn are available. 7:30 p.m. Free. 445 E. Morrow St. 512-930-3596. http://parks.georgetown.org/sunset-movie-series.
Antique autos on display on the downtown Square
Pistons on the Square features antique, classic, muscle, late-model cars and motorcycles on display downtown. The event happens on the third Saturday of each month. 8-10 a.m. Free. 103 W. Seventh St. www.facebook.com/pistonsonthesquare
‘Bowl-A-Thon’ raises funds for dogs in need of homes
The annual event raises money for dogs at Texas Humane Heroes, which works to eliminate pet homelessness. Activities include a bowling pin auction. Noon. $15. Mel’s Lone Star Lanes, 1010 N. Austin Ave. 512-930-2200. https://humaneheroes.org/bowl/
Five-day Youthpalooza offers adventures for kids
First United Methodist Church hosts visits for gradeschoolers to places such as Blazer Tag, Schlitterbahn, Barton Springs Pool and Top Golf. Various times. $125 (whole week; individual day cost varies). 410 E. University Ave. 512-863-2370. www.fumcgt.org
Area Farmers Markets
Wolf Ranch Town Center
1015 W. University Drive, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sun City Social Center
2 Texas Drive, 9 a.m.-noon
Republic Square Shopping Center
900 N. Austin Ave., 2:30-5:30 p.m.
Shops extend hours for first Fridays in August
Downtown businesses stay open until at least 8 p.m. around Georgetown’s historic Square for an evening of after-hours strolling, gallery-hopping and dining. 6 p.m. Free. 710 S. Main St. 512-868-8675.
TUESDAYS UNTIL Aug. 7
Catch family-friendly flicks at the City Lights theater
City Lights Georgetown screens low-cost family movies every Tuesday. Upcoming movies include “Home,” “Ferdinand” and “Flushed Away.” 10 a.m. 50 cents. 420 Wolf Ranch Parkway. 512-868-9922. www.georgetown.schulmantheatres.com/2018-family-film-festival