Your guide for things to do in Georgetown in August and September

Rentsch Brewery marks its third year in business Aug. 25 with brewery tours, special-release beers, food trucks and live music.

Rentsch Brewery marks its third year in business Aug. 25 with brewery tours, special-release beers, food trucks and live music.

Here is a local Georgetown guide for upcoming events, meetings and more.


Aug. 17

Movie series wraps up with ‘A Wrinkle in Time’


The Sunset Movie Series closes it 2018 season with Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time.” Attendees should bring blankets, lawn chairs and snacks. 7:30 p.m. Free. San Gabriel Park Soccer Fields, 445 E. Morrow St., Georgetown. 512-930-3595. http://parks.georgetown.org





Aug. 17

Boutique Bazaar features jewelry, clothing vendors


The bazaar includes a variety of vendors selling jewelry, clothing, purses, lotions, soaps, small gift items and other products. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Social Center Ballroom, 2 Texas Drive, Georgetown. 512-948-7700. www.sctexas.org





Aug. 17, 24 and 31

Music on the Square features Neil Diamond hits


Austin’s Mr. Thrill returns to Music on Square on Aug. 17 bringing the sounds of Engelbert Humperdinck and Neil Diamond to the stage. Music on the Square is held most Fridays during the summer on the Williamson County Courthouse lawn. 6:30 p.m. Free. 710 Main St., Georgetown. 800-436-8696.
www.visit.georgetown.org

Additional Performances:

Aug. 24: Steel Country Outlaws

Aug. 31: Them Duquaines





Aug. 18

Pool party for adults, kids celebrates summer’s end


The Berry Creek Country Club lets children and adults spend one of the last days of the summer season poolside. 5-7 p.m. $8 (kids), $12 (adults). 30500 Berry Creek Drive, Georgetown. 512-930-4615. www.berrycreekcc.com





Aug. 19

Hear some live music at the Georgetown library


The Georgetown Public Library hosts free live music every third Sunday of the month. The concert series is a gift of the Friends of the Georgetown Public Library. 2 p.m. Free. 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551.
http://library.georgetown.org





Aug. 21

City Council holds special meeting on city budget


Georgetown City Council holds a special meeting for a public hearing on the city’s fiscal year 2018-19 budget. The city’s fiscal year begins in October. 6 p.m. Free. Georgetown Municipal Court, 101 E. Seventh St., Georgetown. 512-931-7715. www.georgetown.org





Aug. 25

Tours, tunes, brews and food at Rentsch Brewery


Rentsch Brewery marks its third year in business with brewery tours, special-release beers, food trucks and live music. Noon-10 p.m. Free. 2500 NE Inner Loop, Georgetown. 512-688-5046. www.rentschbrewery.com





Aug. 25

Ante up at Sertoma Club’s Texas Hold’em tournament


The nonprofit Georgetown Sertoma Club hosts its fourth annual poker tournament at Berry Creek Country Club. 11 a.m. $100 (online), $125 (at venue). 30500 Berry Creek Drive, Georgetown. 512-930-4615. www.gtxsertoma.org/events/poker





Aug. 25 and 26

Boxers raise gloves and money for local charities


The annual Georgetown Sterling Gloves Boxing fundraising event includes sanctioned boxing matches at Georgetown High School. 2 p.m. $7 (students), $12. 2211 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown.
512-887-6201.
www.georgetownsterlinggloves.com





Aug. 26

Local art guild opens new monthlong art exhibition


The Williamson County Art Guild presents work from Jennifer Polnaszek, an oil, watercolor, graphite and printmaking artist. Polnaszek’s exhibit is open until Sept. 22. 3-5 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551. www.wcartguild.org





Aug. 31

Palace Theatre musical highlights famous quartet


‘Million Dollar Quartet’ is inspired by a famous one-time recording session with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. 7:30 p.m. $32. Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469.
www.georgetownpalace.com






Sept. 4

Free-entry Tuesdays start at Garey Park on FM 2243


Garey Park offers free entry on Tuesdays until May 31. Garey Park has a playground, a splash pad, a dog park and an equestrian arena. Free. 6450 FM 2243, Georgetown. 512-930-6800.
www.parks.georgetown.org






Sept. 8

Cellist Hai Zheng performs at Alma Thomas theater


The Sarofim School of Fine Arts presents a show from acclaimed cellist Hai Zheng, who is also an assistant music  professor at Southwestern University. 7:30 p.m. Free. Southwestern University, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-1378. www.southwestern.edu





Sept. 8

Market Day brings fun, food and more downtown


The recurring event lets attendees enjoy an outdoor market on the Square with shopping, food vendors, restaurants and entertainment. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 710 S. Main St., Georgetown. 512-639-8719. www.thegeorgetownsquare.com





Sept. 8

CrossFit event welcomes a range of competitors


The I Can CrossFit competition splits competitors into six divisions based on age and experience. 8 a.m.-noon. $75. Bob Rainey Farms, 6517 N. Lakewoods Drive, Georgetown. 512-828-3145. www.crossfit355.com





Sept. 8

K-9 Kerplunk offers pool party that pups can enjoy


Georgetown Parks and Recreation invites dogs and their humans to an end-of-summer swim party. 10 a.m. noon. Free (humans), $5 (per dog). Georgetown Recreation Center, 1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-930-3596.
http://parks.georgetown.org





REGIONAL EVENTS


Aug. 18 | Bat Fest | Austin
Watch 1.5 million bats emerge from under the Congress Avenue Bridge.
www.roadwayevents.com/event/bat-fest

Sept. 2 | Splash Jam | Cedar Park
Live music, fireworks and other activities in Elizabeth Milburn Park.
www.cedarparkparks.com

Sept. 8 | Pfurry Splash Party | Pflugerville
Dogs can take swims in the Scott Mentzer Pool.
https://parks.pflugervilletx.gov/events





LOCAL 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


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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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