9 things to do in Georgetown in June and July

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Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the months of June and July

June 15

Music on the Square features pipes and drums

Georgetown Fire Department Pipes and Drums, a nonprofit group of firefighters that promotes bagpipe and drumming arts, perform during Music on the Square, a summer concert series held most Fridays on the Williamson County Courthouse lawn. 6:30 p.m. Free.
710 Main St. 800-436-8696.
www.visit.georgetown.org

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

June 22: Bluegrass Showmen
June 29: Xander Ortiz
July 13: Lexxi Garza
July 20: Wilson String
July 27: The Staylyns
Aug. 10: Roland Waits &
The Wayward Travelers
(no performances on July 6 or Aug. 3)

June 22

Worth the Trip: Unwind at Hutto’s Sunset Block Party in Fritz Park

The family-friendly block party includes live music, food trucks and children’s activities as well as artisan and craft vendors. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Fritz Park, 306 E. Live Oak St., Hutto. 512-759-4033. www.huttotx.gov

June 23

Sunset Movie Series features Disney’s ‘Moana’ 

Georgetown’s Sunset Movie Series continues with a screening of the Disney animated film “Moana.” Attendees are encouraged to bring their own floatation devices for the in-pool movie event. 8 p.m. $3 ($2 for children). Williams Drive Pool, 3201 Williams Drive. 512-930-3529.

Through June 24

Check out Georgetown’s new Garey Park for free

Entrance is free for the first two weeks of operations at Garey Park, which opened June 9. The park’s operating hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. from April 1-Sept. 30 and 8 a.m.-6 p.m. from Oct. 1-March 31. Free. 6450 FM 2243. 512-930-6800.

Through June 24

Musical comedy for adults on stage at Palace Theatre

The “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a musical comedy based on a fictional spelling bee. The show, which runs until June 24, is not recommended for children. 7:30 p.m. $32. Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave. 512-869-7469. www.georgetownpalace.com

June 24

Sculpture exhibit opens in Georgetown Public Library
The Texas Society of Sculptors opens its 11th annual summer show at the Georgetown Public Library. Exhibits showcasing artists’ work will be on display until Sept. 15. The Austin-based nonprofit supports artists and art education. 9 a.m. Free. 402 W. Eighth St. www.tsos.org

July 5

Texas Bach Festival offers weekend of classical music

The festival runs until July 8 and features performances of music from famous classical composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven. 8 p.m. $25. St. Helen Catholic Church, 2700 E. University Ave. 512-970-3070. www.texasbachfestival.org

Area 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

July 4

Fireworks and more at Sertoma’s Fourth of July

The annual Independence Day event  includes a parade, live entertainment, a petting zoo, children’s activities and a fireworks show at dusk. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Free. San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St. www.gtxsertoma.org

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Evan Marczynski
Evan Marczynski is editor of the Georgetown edition of Community Impact Newspaper. He joined Community Impact in 2016 as a reporter in Northwest Austin and previously covered Austin-area health care and Round Rock ISD. Evan is a native of the Pacific Northwest, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Western Washington University in 2012 and worked as a newspaper reporter until he moved to Texas.
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