Shop to support pups and other things to do in Georgetown this weekend: Sept. 21-24

Support pugs and other dog breeds by shopping this weekend.

Support pugs and other dog breeds by shopping this weekend.

Thursday, Sept. 21
Georgetown Farmers Market
Purchase fresh produce grown in the community. Also available for sale are locally produced eggs, meats and breads. 3-6 p.m. Free. Fifth Street and Austin Avenue, Georgetown. 956-286-7775. [email protected]

Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22-23
Retail for Tails
The Friends of the Georgetown Animal Shelter will host a community retail sale to raise money for the shelter. Vendors will sell a variety of goods, including plants, handmade gifts, vintage items and child-friendly light snacks. Free. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Georgetown Community Center, 445 E. Morrow St., Georgetown. 512-930-3592.


Friday through Sunday, Sept. 22-24
Worth The Trip: Texas Tribune Festival
This year’s lineup includes local, state and national speakers, such as Austin Mayor Steve Adler and U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz. Various times, locations. $50 (students and educators), $250 (Texas Tribune members), $300 (general).


Saturday, Sept. 23
Medicare Transitions Made Simple
Physicians Mutual agent Bre Walker will hold a seminar for attendees to learn about Medicare, such as making the most of rights, options and entitlements, how to enroll and what Medicare covers. Free, but seats are limited. 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W 8th St, Georgetown. 281-455-2792.


A Day for Moms Conference
A Day for Moms was created to equip moms, especially those with young children, with tools for self-care and encourage them to create new friendships and support networks. Presenters include certified coaches, licensed family counselors, fitness coaches and other speakers. The ticket price includes a catered breakfast, lunch and snack. $35, $10 for an additional guest. 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Cowan Creek Amenity Center, 1433 Cool Spring Way, Georgetown.


Georgetown City Council discussed redistricting at the Oct. 26 meeting. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Georgetown City Council explores redistricting in time for 2022 election

Georgetown City Council began the process of exploring redistricting based on 2020 census information at the Oct. 26 workshop.

"The Dude" is the signature burger at Lebowski's Grill. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Lebowski's Grill upends expectations in Austin; first Houston-area Costco Business Center opens in Stafford and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 26.

More than 35,000 passengers traveled through the airport on Oct. 25, the Monday following the 2021 F1 U.S. Grand Prix. (Benton Graham/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport sees busiest day ever following 2021 Formula One U.S. Grand Prix

The new record topped the previous busiest day by more than 3,000 passengers.

New statewide maps will go into effect Jan. 18, 2022. (Community Impact Newspaper Staff)
Gov. Abbott approves new voting maps for state legislature, Congress, school districts for next decade

The maps will go into effect Jan. 18, 2022, after the state legislature passed them during a 30-day special session.

The statewide job fair will connect veterans to employers as well as other resource providers. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Statewide job fair aims to connect Texas veterans and their families to employers

The job fair is coming to local Texas Workforce Solutions offices, some of which are having early admission for veterans and their families.

Teso Life currently has a location in Carrollton near another 99 Ranch Market and other Asian businesses and restaurants. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Japanese department store Teso Life coming to Frisco; New Braunfels’ Gruene Hall set as backdrop for Scotty McCreery music video and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 25.

Vote sign
Just over 2% of Williamson County voters cast ballots in first week of early voting

Early-voting returns show much lower participation for this year’s election compared to previous years.

Child on a computer.
Texas Education Agency accepting applications for $1,500 grants for students in special education

To be eligible for the grant, students must be enrolled in pre-K through 12th grade in a Texas public school and served by a special education program.

The new southern-style eatery on the Georgetown Square serves honey butter mini biscuits and boozy craft milkshakes. (Brittany Andes/Community Impact Newspaper)
Southern-style eatery now open on the Georgetown Square

The new restaurant on the Georgetown Square serves southern-style cuisine.