Happy Week Friend!
In this issue: Pat Green at the Red Poppy Festival Saturday Night, Final Friday at the Legacy, Chili Fundraiser, Classic Car and Vintage Plane Show, Pancake Fundraiser, New Restaurant Opening, Chase the Chief, The Swirl and lots more!
Plus Our 2019 Red Poppy Festival Guide!
Thank you for reading!
Final Friday at the Legacy
Friday February 22nd – The Legacy at Georgetown and the Williamson County Art Guild would like to present the paintings of Linda Figg and Teresa Summerlin.
Our chef will prepare delectable hors d’oeuvres and we will supply lively conversations and spirits.
Free Event – Learn More Here
Chili Fundraiser for Helping Hands of Georgetown
Saturday February 23rd. Here’s a chance to help the homeless and needy living in Georgetown at the Chili Fundraiser for Helping Hands of Georgetown!
Come for lunch or dinner and bring the family! Please tell your friends too.
The Chili dinner includes tea and dessert and you’ll feel warm all over because you’re helping some folks who can’t help themselves right now. Eat it there or take it home.
Georgetown Classic Car and Vintage Plane Show
Saturday February 23rd – Come on out to the 8th Annual Stephanie Nichols’ Georgetown Airport Car & Vintage Plane Show! This event is for vintage auto and airplane lovers of all ages!
Pj’s, Pancakes and More
Saturday March 2nd. You are invited to enjoy a short stack for a tall cause!
The flapjack fundraiser breakfast at Applebee’s includes pancakes, eggs, bacon, orange juice, coffee, tea and so much more!
Proceeds to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Georgetown.
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D. A. Featherling, Author
D. A. Featherling offers books in multiple genres.
Mysteries, romantic comedies, time travel/sci fi, end times, and several non-fiction books including one about a true crime, cold-case murder that took place in Georgetown in 1930.
She has also produced and sells a board game which serves as the inspiration for the time travel/sci fi series. In addition, she has co-produced a music CD containing two original songs related to the true crime book.
The Georgetown Swirl
The Swirl is sold out for 2019, but if you don’t have a ticket for the Swirl, don’t let that stop you from visiting the square that Saturday night!
Come eat, drink and be merry. All the stores and restaurants will be open, there are two wineries on the square and everybody would love to have you!
Saturday, March 2nd – You’ll want to get your friends together for this fun Downtown Georgetown event!
Each attendee will receive a commemorative tasting glass and will have their choice of 10 wine samples and a tasting at each of the participating restaurants. Plus the retail locations will have Swirl shopping specials for guests.
Enjoy live jazz music by La Grosse Tete and a complimentary photo booth will also be setup.
The 400 General Admission tickets for the 6pm to 9pm Swirl Around the Square are $50 per person. The 125 VIP tickets are $125.
Click through for Day and Evening Performance Schedule for all three days!!!
Chase The Chief 5K And Hammerlun Family Fun Run 2019
Sunday March 3rd – The 7th Annual Chase the Chief 5K and Fun Run is just around the corner! This is sure to be a fun filled day for the entire family! Participants will get the chance to “Chase” Georgetown Police Chief Wayne Nero, in the 5k race, and Assistant Police Chief Cory Tchida, in the Hammerlun Fun Run event.
Activities for the day include the 5k race, the Fun Run, Chief’s Challenge, Award Ceremony, Georgetown Police Department obstacle course, fitness fair and healthy snacks!
A Taste of Travel African Safari
Thursday February 28th – You’re invited to be our guest for an educational and informative evening featuring a presentation from Micato Safaris.
We’ll start with a few South African wine tastings paired with savory appetizers! Yum!
From the dedicated safari director, to the luxury accommodations, to the amazing scenery and wildlife, you will be immersed in all things safari. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!
Sun City Spring Garage Sale
Saturday April 6th – Ken and I went to the Sun City Garage Sale last spring and it is quite large. You can find almost anything you’re looking for. You might want to get there early for a good parking place, but they won’t sell any items before 8am.
Twice a year the Sun City Texas Community Association and Sun City Kiwanis host a public garage sale. The Garage Sale is a great event for shopping, buying and selling household items.
Upcoming Free Cat Spay/Neuter and Low Cost Vaccines Clinics Georgetown Animal Shelter
Businesses Coming Soon – This Week!
Zoe’s Kitchen Now Open – Update Here
PoK-e-Jo’s Texas Barbecue – Just Added
Watkins Building Downtown – Updated with pictures
Red Poppy Bike Ride 2019
Saturday April 13th – It’s the 15th Annual Red Poppy Bike Ride!
This popular, family friendly ride offers participants 5 routes ranging from 12 to 100 miles.
Enjoy a spring bike ride on beautiful country roads though picturesque Williamson County. All routes of approximately 12 (Family Circle), 30, 40, 62, and 100 miles with start and finish at Rentsch Brewery this year.
Restaurants That Allow Dogs on their Patio
Just Updated for 2019! – We’ve put together a list of Pet-Friendly Restaurants in Georgetown who have said yes to dogs on their patios!
We are adding more all the time, and please, if you know of a restaurant that allows dogs on their patio that we don’t have listed tell us in the comments.
Free Parking, ATMs and Rest Rooms in Downtown Georgetown
We’ve created a page to help you navigate when you’re downtown for the Holidays, whether you’re new to town or just visiting it’s always good to know where to park for free, where to find a Rest Room and where to get a little cash from a nearby ATM. Find Maps and Details Here
Buy Fresh and Shop Local at Georgetown Farmer’s Markets
Thanks for reading, see you around town!
Ken and Anne Partain
Image Credit: Michael Barker Photography