Swim with Santa, 'The Nutcracker' and other things to do this weekend in Georgetown, Dec. 15-17

Here are some things to do this weekend in and around Georgetown.


FRIDAY


1. Parks, fire departments host Swim with Santa


Aquatics enthusiasts of all ages can swim with Santa Claus and enjoy hot chocolate and candy canes. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free (recreation center members), $2-$3 (nonmembers).1003 N. Austin Ave. 512-930-8459. www.parks.georgetown.org






2. One Love Tattoos hosts apparel pop-up shop


Clothing brand Johnny Cupcakes will open a one-night, pop-up retail shop at One Love Tattoos to offer a variety of merchandise from the Johnny Cupcakes apparel line. The event includes tattoo specials and gift giveaways. 6-8 p.m. Free. 903 N. Austin Ave. 512-868-1588










3. Georgetown Ballet shows Act 2 of ‘The Nutcracker’


The local ballet organization hosts three performances of the traditional Christmas production. Continues through Sunday. 7 p.m. (Fri.), 2 p.m. (Sat.-Sun.). $15. Southwestern University Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, 1001 E. University Ave. www.georgetownballet.org










SATURDAY


4. Firefighters and Rotarians hosting breakfast benefit


Firefighters and members of the Rotary Club of Georgetown-Sun City serve breakfast with Santa to benefit families in need. 7:30-11 a.m. $6 (children under age 12 eat free with adult ticket purchase). Georgetown Community Center, 445 E. Morrow St. 512-930-3473








5. Classic vehicles on display at Pistons on the Square


A classic car show featuring antique and late-model cars and motorcycles takes place on the third Saturday each month on the downtown Square. 8-10 a.m. Free. 710 S. Main St. www.facebook.com/pistonsonthequare.






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