TO-DO LIST: 10 things to do in Georgetown in July, August

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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

July 14

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

July 20

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

July 20

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.

July 21

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

July 21

‘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/

July 23-27

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

SATURDAYS

Wolf Ranch Town Center

1015 W. University Drive, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
www.wolfranchfarmersmarket.com

TUESDAYS

Sun City Social Center

2 Texas Drive, 9 a.m.-noon
www.farmergeorge.market

THURSDAYS

Republic Square Shopping Center

900 N. Austin Ave., 2:30-5:30 p.m.
www.farmergeorge.market

Aug. 3

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

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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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