Plays, gardening and more: Things to do in Georgetown, Jan. 24-29

Master gardener Wendy Odlum teaches a class on how to start your own garden.

Master gardener Wendy Odlum teaches a class on how to start your own garden.

Looking to do something fun this weekend? Here are some ideas.

THURSDAY


Southwestern University hosts two symposiums to close out MLK celebrations
The first symposium, titled “Race and Waste in an Aluminum Town: Performing Environmental Racism and Justice,” will be held in the McCombs Campus Center Ballroom and features a presentation by Pavithra Vasudevan, SU’s African & African Diaspora Studies professor. The second symposium is titled “We Deserve to be Children, We Deserve to Grow Up Too” and will be held in the McCombs Campus Center Ballroom. The symposium will feature SU alumnus De Andre Woods-Walker. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Southwestern University, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-1406. www.southwestern.edu/calendar

FRIDAY


The Georgetown Palace Theatre presents ‘Buddy & Patsy’
Watch Buddy Holly and Patsy Cline come to life in an intimate setting. The show will run through Feb. 10. 7:30 p.m. $30. The Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469. www.georgetownpalace.com

SATURDAY


Learn how to start your own garden
Master gardener Wendy Odlum will show you how to get a head start on growing your own garden. A presentation will be followed by hands-on practice and learning. 9-11 a.m. Free. Texas A&M training room, 3151 S.E. Inner Loop, Georgetown. 512-943-3300. www.txmg.org/williamson

Support local farmers
The Wolf Ranch Farmers Market brings together local farmers and food producers. The weekly market is held rain or shine. 9-11 a.m. Free. 1015 University Ave., Georgetown. 512-555-1212. www.wolfranchfarmersmarket.com

TUESDAY


Enjoy the music of Timothy Woolsey and Kiyoshi Tamagawa
Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department presents the Faculty Guest Piano Recital with Timothy Woolsey and Kiyoshi Tamagawa. 7:30 p.m. Free. Southwestern University’s Alma Thomas Theater, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-1378. www.southwestern.edu/music

WORTH THE TRIP Sunday (Round Rock)


Enjoy a barrel-aged beer dinner at Greenhouse Craft Food
Chefs Rob Snow and Todd Engel at Greenhouse Craft Food have paired five curated courses and five rare barrel-aged beers brewed by Texas brewers. This is the first beer dinner for the year. 6:30-7:30 p.m. $103. Greenhouse Craft Food, 1400 E. Old Settlers Blvd., Ste. 110, Round Rock.
512-366-5567. www.greenhousecraftfood.com