9 events for your Georgetown To-Do List in January and February

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Here’s a Georgetown guide for events, meetings and more in the months of January and February.

Jan. 18-20: See a youth adaptation of classic ‘The Wizard of Oz

The Young Performers at Georgetown Palace Theatre present an hourlong adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” with the Palace Performance Apprentice Company. 7:30 p.m. $5. 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469.
www.georgetownpalace.com

Jan. 20: Cello Fest event comes to Georgetown Public Library

A 12-cello ensemble from Austin Camerata’s Daniel Kopp performs music of Mozart and other composers. 2-3:30 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402. W. Eighth St., Georgetown 512-930-3551. https://library.georgetown.org

Jan. 24: East View High students present ‘Newsies’ musical

Performers bring to life the acclaimed musical “Newsies,” set during the 1899 New York City newsboy strike. Shows continue through Feb. 2. 7 p.m. $7 (students), $15 (general). East View High School Theater, 4490 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-943-1800, ext. 8101. www.evhstheater.com

Jan. 28-March 1: View the debut exhibition from artist Stuart Wallace

Wallace, vice president of the Georgetown Art Center and founder of North Austin Creatives, incorporates photography and burned woodwork into his art. Times vary. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402. W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551. https://library.georgetown.org

Feb. 1: Take a stroll on the Square

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

Feb. 3: Say ‘yes’ to the dress at Georgetown bridal show

The event has more than 70 vendors, a fashion show and giveaways. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $10. Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center, 1101 Woodlawn Ave., Georgetown. 512-930-3535. www.georgetownbridalshow.com

Feb. 5: Sarofim Fine Arts school brings operatic performer

Soprano artist Lynn Eustis performs as part of a music series at Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts. Eustis has performed in more than 30 operas and choral groups. 7:30-9 p.m. $10. 1201 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-1378. www.southwestern.edu

Feb. 5: GISD foundation presents State of the District event

Attendees can tour the district’s newly renovated staff center and hear an address from Superintendent Fred Brent. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $25. Georgetown ISD Hammerlun Center for Leadership and Learning, 507 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-943-1886. www.gisdedfound.org

Feb. 6: County resource workshop seeks community feedback

Williamson County’s health and resource management workshop covers future development’s effect on flooding and safety. An invitation can be requested online. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 3500 D.B. Wood Road, Georgetown. 512-943-1100. www.communitycharm.org

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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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