To-do List: 15 Georgetown events happening in May and June

The Texas Tree Climbing Championship from May 16-18 includes tree giveaways, tree care andnlandscaping talks and demonstrations, and facenpainting.n

The Texas Tree Climbing Championship from May 16-18 includes tree giveaways, tree care andnlandscaping talks and demonstrations, and facenpainting.n



May 16-17: Texas Tree Climbing Championship


In addition to the tree-climbing competition, the Texas Tree Climbing Championship includes the Arbor Fair with tree giveaways, tree care and landscaping talks and demonstrations, and face painting. Times vary. Free. San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St. 979-324-1929. https://isatexas.com





May 17: Sunset Movie Series 


The monthly movie series features “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse.” Attendees should bring blankets, lawn chairs and snacks. 8 p.m. Free. Garey Park, 6450 FM 2243. 512-930-3595. https://parks.georgetown.org/sunset-movie-series





May 17: ABBA tribute concert


Dancing Dream ABBA Tribute brings glitter and glamour to Sun City for a night of ‘70s pop hits and memorable performances. 7-8:30 p.m. $16. Sun City Community Association, 2 Texas Drive. 512-948-7700. www.sctexas.org





May 19: Live music at the library


Minnie and Ella Jordan perform during an edition of the Live Music at the Library event series. The duo showcases a mix of jazz, western swing, bluegrass, country and Americana music. 2 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. 512-930-3551.





May 19: Stories from the border 


Learn about the experience of refugees from south of the U.S. border from members of Hope United Church who traveled to Brownsville, Texas, to gain firsthand experience from people arriving at the border to seek asylum. 2-3 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. 512-930-3551.





May 19: ATX Food Truck Festival


The BBQ and brunch festival includes music and a petting zoo. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. free (children under 12), $5-$12. Wolf Ranch Town Center, 1015 W. University Ave. 512-905-2181. www.facebook.com/atxfoodtruckfest





May 25: Heroes Night Out


The annual military appreciation barbecue offers food, live music, a car show and veteran services vendors for all active-duty military, veterans, first responders and their families. Registration is required by May 17. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Reunion Ranch, 850 CR 225. 512-986-7660. https://heroesnightout.org





May 25: Impact Dance Company contemporary recital


Impact Dance Company presents “Rooted,” a contemporary dance performance. Times vary. $18. Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave. 512-259-6444. www.madanceproject.com





May 26-June 2: Beethoven Festival


Performances at the annual event, which is held in the theater at the Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center at Southwestern University, include Beethoven Violin Concerto and Beethoven Symphony No. 3. 4-6 p.m. $25 (concert), $135 (series). 1001 E. University Ave. 512-639-0433. www.gtownfestival.org





May 31: Project Graduation


The all-night event gives recent graduates a safe place to celebrate with friends and classmates in an alcohol-free and drug-free environment with entertainment and food. 11 p.m.-4 a.m. Free. Georgetown High School, 2211 N. Austin Ave. 512-943-5100





June 1: Georgetown Art Center artist reception


The art center hosts an artist reception for the exhibit “Nosotros.” Artwork in the exhibit celebrates and reflects on the land and culture of the American Southwest, the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico and South America. The exhibit runs from May 31-July 7. 6-8 p.m. Free. Georgetown Art Center, 816 S. Main St. 512-930-2583. www.georgetownartcentertx.org 





June 7: Annual Fish Fry Scholarship Fundraiser


The Williamson County A&M Foundation Fish Fry Scholarship Fundraiser features a fish fry dinner and silent auction. 5-8 p.m. $7 (age 10 and under), $15. Georgetown Community Center, 445 Morrow St. 512-887-2247. www.wcamc.com/fishfry





June 7-July 7: Georgetown Palace Theatre presents musical ‘Evita’


The musical follows the early life, rise to power, charity work and eventual death of Argentine political leader Eva Perón. Times vary. $29 (military members and students), $32. Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave. 512-869-7469. www.georgetownpalace.com





June 7: Glow goat yoga


The event, which is for adults only and requires tickets, combines a variety of yoga styles, including hip-hop yoga, goat yoga, silent yoga and glow yoga. 7-9 p.m. $25. A Shot of Texas Ranch, 201 Cobb Creek Road. 512-746-2729. www.ashotoftexasranch.com





June 7: First Friday on the Square


Visitors to the Georgetown Square can enjoy an evening of live music, gallery hopping and shopping as part of First Friday, a monthly event series in which downtown shops and businesses remain open later than their usual business hours. 6-8 p.m. Free. 710 S. Main St. 800-436-8696. https://visit.georgetown.org





Georgetown Live Music Calendar


Roots Bistro
118 W. Eighth St., Ste. 101
512-863-7080
www.facebook.com/rootsbistro

MAY
16 MorningStar, 7 p.m.
17 Jo Ellen and the Box of Chocolates, 7:30 p.m.
18  Mercury 3,7 p.m.
31 Dirty Echoes, 7 p.m.

Sun City Texas Community
2 Texas Drive
512-948-7700
www.sctexas.org

MAY
22 The Sieker Band, 7 p.m.
31 Armadillo Swing Band, 7 p.m.

JUNE
05 A Capella Texas, 7 p.m.





Area Farmers Markets


Georgetown Farmers Market
2:30-5:30 p.m., Thursdays
500 S. Austin Ave.
512-856-0131

Sun City Farmers Market
9 a.m.-noon., Tuesdays
2 Texas Drive
www.facebook.com/suncityfarmersmarket

Wolf Ranch Farmers Market
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays
1015 W. University Drive
www.wolfranchfarmersmarket.com


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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