Music, movies and reptile shows: Things to-do this July and early August in Georgetown



July 12
Dice games night at
Boomtown Escapes

Boomtown Escapes hosts a dice games night in its game library. Games include Bang: The Dice Game, bunco, Double Shutter, Pass the Pigs, Rollers, Risk ‘N’ Roll 2000 and Yahtzee. 7-9 p.m. Free. 215 W. Eighth St. 512-591-7816.

July 12
Sci-fi trivia event

Georgetown Public Library hosts a teen summer challenge that puts science fiction fandom knowledge to the test. 3 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. 512-819-3132.

July 13
Georgetown Art Center artist reception

The “Soul of America” art exhibit features local Austin artists and begs the question “Who or what is the soul of America?” Exhibit runs through Aug. 18. 6-8 p.m. Free. Georgetown Art Center, 816 S. Main St. 512-930-2583.

July 16
Austin Reptile Show at the Georgetown Public Library

Learn about a variety of snakes, lizards and other scaly animals at the Austin Reptile Show. The event is first-come, first-served, and tickets are available one hour before the show. 6 p.m. Free. 402 W. Eighth St. 512-819-3132.

July 16
Texas Beer Co. Pint Night

Taylor brewery Texas Beer Co. hosts a pint night at 600 Degrees Pizzeria. Free souvenir pint glasses will be given to the first 20 customers at the event. 6-8 p.m. Free. 600 Degrees Pizzeria & Drafthouse, 124 E. Eighth St. 512-943-9272.

July 16
Make-and-take pasta class

Learn to make garlic shallot ravioli with mushroom filling to take home. The recipe serves four. 1:30-3:30 p.m. $50. 18 Carrot Bakery, 710 S. Austin Ave. 702-540-2430.

July 19
‘Forever Plaid’ musical

The Georgetown Palace Theatre presents “Forever Plaid.” The musical performance will feature pop hits of the 1950s and classic barbershop quartet harmonies. 7:30 p.m. $29 (students, military, seniors), $32. Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave. 512-869-7469.

July 19
Sunset Movie Series

Georgetown Parks and Recreation presents “Incredibles 2.” Free popcorn is provided, and participants should bring chairs and blankets to use. Vendors and games begin at 7:30 p.m., film begins at sunset. The event is held at the soccer fields behind Creative Playscape. 7:30 p.m. Free. San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St. 512-930-3595.

July 20
The Sounds of Legends Dinner and Show

Enjoy dinner and a show as artists pay tribute to Elvis Presley, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Aretha Franklin, Bette Midler and Frank Sinatra, among other singers. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $55. Berry Creek Country Club, 30500 Berry Creek Drive. 512-930-4615.

July 21
Live music at the library

Julie Slim and RendezVous revive international sounds from the early 20th century with warm and precise vocals that transport listeners with the stories expressed in their songs. 2 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. 512-930-3551.

July 28
Georgetown Library photographers artists reception

Georgetown Public Library hosts an artists reception for the photographers whose work will be on display at the library from July 21-Aug. 24. The exhibit features the work of 10 experienced photographers. 2-4 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. 512-819-3132.
Editor’s note: The end date of the exhibit was corrected to Aug. 24.


August 09
Pirate party at the Georgetown Recreation Center

Georgetown Parks and Recreation hosts an end-of-summer celebration for kids ages 2-8. The event will include games, swimming and raffle drawings, among other activities. 5:30-8 p.m. Free (members), daily pool rates apply. 1003 N. Austin  Ave. 512-930-3596.

August 09
Guided tour of County Courthouse

Learn about the historic courthouse, the central point of the Georgetown Square. The building underwent a $9 million restoration that was completed in 2007 and is home to the Williamson County Commissioners Court. 1:20, 2:20 and 3:20 p.m. Free. Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave. 512-943-1670.

Date to know:

August 15
Georgetown ISD first day of school

Area farmers markets:

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

Sun City Farmers Market
9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays
2 Texas Drive

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

Live music in Georgetown:

Mesquite Creek Outfitters
704 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown

13 Dueling Pianos, 8 p.m.
20 Jacob Essary Band, 8 p.m.
27 The Jerrells, 7:30 p.m.

03 Indian and the Jones, 8 p.m.

Music on the Square
103 W. Seventh St., Georgetown
Shows begin at 6:30 p.m.

12 Mike Hamilton
19 Megatunes
26 Roland Waits & The Wayward Travelers

09 Showmen Bluegrass

Rentsch Brewery
808 Martin Luther King Jr. St., Georgetown • 512-688-5046

20 Sam Grona, 3 p.m.

09 Houston Keen, 6 p.m.

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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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