To-do: 9 events to check out in Georgetown in February and March

Chase the Chief raises awareness about the negative impact of obesity in children March 3 at East View High School, 4490 E. University Ave., Georgetown.

Chase the Chief raises awareness about the negative impact of obesity in children March 3 at East View High School, 4490 E. University Ave., Georgetown.

Here's a local guide for events, meetings and more in the months of February and March.

Feb. 15: Georgetown Art Center presents ‘Floating Points’

The group exhibition at the art center features artists who use contemporary tools to create images. The exhibit continues until March 24. 6 p.m. Free. Georgetown Art Center, 816 S. Main St., Georgetown. 512-930-2583.

Feb. 16: Walk a Mile in Their Shoes raises money for children

The soiree supports the Georgetown Project, CASA of Williamson County and the Williamson County Children’s Advocacy Center. 6 p.m. Prices vary. Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center, 1101 Woodlawn Ave., Georgetown.

Feb. 16: Hot rods take over the Georgetown Square

The monthly Pistons on the Square Car Show brings antique, classic and muscle cars and motorcycles to downtown Georgetown. The event happens every third Saturday of the month. 8-10 a.m. Free. 710 S. Main St., Georgetown.

March 1-3: Southwestern presents ‘Heathers: The Musical’

Student performers from the Sarofim School of Fine Arts enter the world of high-stakes high school cliques while donning scrunchies and shoulder pads. Performances will also run March 8-10. Times and prices vary. 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-6511

March 2: The Georgetown Swirl celebrates 10th year

The annual Swirl is in its 10th year and again offers wine, local food, music and downtown shopping on the Square. Proceeds benefit the city’s Main Street Facade and Sign Grant Program. 6-9 p.m. $50. 710 S. Main St., Georgetown. 800-436-8696

March 3: Chase the Chief highlights effects of youth obesity

The 5k and fun run raises awareness about the negative impact of obesity in children. Noon-5 p.m. $5 (students), $10 (adults). East View High School, 4490 E. University Ave., Georgetown.

March 8: Theater presents ‘Catch Me If You Can’ musical

Georgetown Palace Theatre presents “Catch Me If You Can: The Musical,” based on the life of former con artist Frank Abagnale Jr. The show runs through April 7. Times vary. $15-$32. 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469.

March 12: Enjoy the music of classical guitarist Jason Vieaux

Grammy Award-winning guitarist Jason Vieaux, who has played in national and international festivals, brings his musical talents to Southwestern University. 7:30 p.m. $12-$15. Southwestern University, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-6511

March 13: Cinema series showcases global filmmaking efforts

Georgetown Public Library presents “City of Joy,” a documentary that follows students and founders of a leadership center in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551

Live Music Calendar

Grape Creek Vineyards
101 W. Seventh St., Georgetown
Feb. 15: Johnny Dub, 5 p.m.
Feb. 22: Winnie Marcus, 5 p.m.
March 1: Anthony Garcia, 5 p.m.
March 8: Dan Sullivan, 5 p.m.

Roots Bistro
118 W. Eighth St., Ste. 101, Georgetown
Feb. 15: Susanna Lee Vday, 7 p.m.
Feb. 16: Jess Burrola, noon
Feb. 23: The Mercury 3, 7 p.m.

Jack’s Lounge
1101 Woodlawn Ave., Georgetown
Feb. 23: Dan Guevara, 8 p.m.

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.


The future of GoGEO and public transportation in the city is one of many topics that will be reviewed and discussed as part of fiscal year 2020-21 budget planning. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)
Schedule planned for developing Georgetown’s FY 2020-21 budget

A timeline for budget development was presented to City Council on Feb. 25.

Williamson County Sheriff's Office, Williamson County Commissioners Court
Williamson County detective asks for better mental health help for deputies on administrative leave

The detective told the Commissioners Court officers were purposely cut off from communication with the office as part of their administrative leave punishment.

Williamson County EMS, Shantelle Dunn Brannon
Williamson County Emergency Management names first female deputy director

Shantelle Dunn Brannon began the job in late January.

This map provides details on the Highway 195 and Berry Creek Drive project. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)
Highway 195 and Berry Creek Drive project starts in Georgetown this week

The project aims to improve safety by closing the existing crossover and rerouting turning traffic to new turnarounds and auxiliary lanes.

Georgetown Market Days occur on the second Saturday of the month from March to November. (Courtesy Downtown Georgetown Association)
Plays, soirees and mad dashes: 18 things to do in Georgetown this February and March

Check out this list of events in Georgetown happening late February through early March.

Williamson County residential home sales increased 11.6% year over year, according to an Austin Board of Realtors January housing market report. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Williamson County sees increase in year-over-year residential home sales in January

Williamson County residential home sales increased 11.6% year over year, according to an Austin Board of Realtors January housing market report.

Georgetown ISD rezoning 2020
Georgetown ISD board finalizes rezoning for 2020-21 school year

Students at Pickett, Carver and Mitchell elementary schools as well as Wagner Middle School will be affected.

Sue Harrison Georgetown ISD Round Rock ISD
Georgetown ISD names Sue Harrison as director of human resources

Harrison will start in her new role March 9.

Mango Tango Bistro and Bar Georgetown
Asian fusion restaurant coming to Georgetown Square

The bistro and bar plans to open in mid-March.

Cordovan Art School offers a summer camp. (Courtesy Cordovan Art School)
Check out 29 Georgetown summer camp options for the 2020 season

Parents searching for summer camps have a variety to choose from in the Georgetown area.

Local committee works to see Georgetown completely counted in U.S. census

Members will work to educate residents so they know what to expect and when regarding the census, which, ideally, will make them more likely to respond.

Meet the artist, more details on the new Gus's Drug mural in Georgetown

On March 2, the artist will begin drawing out the design on the wall.

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