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The Red Poppy Festival in Georgetown is getting close now! April 27th, 28th and 29th.
In this issue… Full details about the Red Poppy Festival, Horseback Riding Camps, Red Poppy 5K and Fun Run, Kiwanis Ball Drop, Pistons on the Square, Low Cost Vaccinations and so much more!
M&M Ranch Horseback Riding Camps
Barrels, Poles, Horsemanship & Much More! Individualized and taught by qualified instructors. We emphasize not just riding but building a holistic relationship with each horse and hands-on barn and horse activities.
All of our activities encourage self-confidence by learning practical skills and development of personal responsibility. We limit the number of campers to preserve this individualized approach.
Offering Overnight and Day Camps – Learn More Here
This Week in Georgetown is brought to you by:
The Legacy at Georgetown
The Red Poppy 5K and Fun Run
Sunday April 22nd – Our friends over at the Georgetown Running Club will be hosting the Red Poppy 5K Run/Walk this year. There’s still time to register, but you’d better hurry!
Come enjoy the beautiful San Gabriel Park with family, friends and co-workers. The race starts and ends along the San Gabriel River and will feature age group awards, sponsor booths and tons of fun! The course is great for walkers, competitive runners and even strollers! Learn More and Register Here
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Where to Hear Live Music in Georgetown!
Check-out our updated page for bands, dates and venues for live music in Georgetown! Get the details right here.
If you perform or have a live music venue in Georgetown and would like to be included on this popular page, please contact us with the details and we’ll let everybody know!
Red Poppy Festival’s Kiwanis ‘One in the Hole’ Ball Drop
You’ve heard about it, you’ve wondered about it…Well here’s the scoop…
On the last day of the Red Poppy Festival at 2pm, 28,000 numbered ping pong balls will be dropped from 50 feet (from the top of a Georgetown Fire Truck Ladder). The balls drop onto a “putting green” that has five designated holes.
If the ball with your number lands in a hole, you win. All prizes will be awarded and you need not be present to win. Ball numbers start at 10,001.
Prizes: $2500, iPhone X, Microsoft Surface, $400+ in restaurant gift certificates and a Drone.
Your donation pays for 5,000+ books for Pre-K to 2nd graders. Learn More Here
Georgetown Event Center Specials for June, July and August
June – Free up-lights and audio-visual rental for your June 2018 Graduation, Birthday or Anniversary Party when booked by April 30th.
July and August – $300 off a Wedding package for June 23rd & 30th and July 14th & 28th and any dates in August when booked by May 31st.
Our two-day wedding rental option offers the flexibility to decorate the day before your wedding, time for a rehearsal dinner, and more time to enjoy your wedding day. Learn More Here
Sun City Golf Course Home For Sale
Check out this desirable Monroe floor plan situated on the 15th hole of White Wing Golf Course in Sun City.
This lovely home features a breakfast area as well as a formal dining room open to the family room. There is a screened in porch and a patio for your quiet enjoyment and outside entertaining.
The master features a beautiful bay window and a large walk in closet. This home includes your private office with windows overlooking the golf course. Great location-convenient to everything Sun City has to offer! Learn More Here
Pistons on the Square
Saturday April 21st – Pistons on the Square. Car and motorcycle lovers here’s something just for you! Every third Saturday (depending on the weather) on the Georgetown Texas square you will find a gathering of antique, classic, muscle, late model cars and motorcycles. 8am to 10am. Learn More Here
Natural Pawz Now Open in Randall’s Shopping Center
Natural Pawz is owned by husband-and-wife team Biff Picone and Nadine Joli-Coeur and was founded in 2005 with a simple mission: to positively impact the lives of pets and owners through all-natural, holistic food.
We’re committed to offering world-class products by personally researching and testing every item. We provide healthy holistic food, fun toys, stylish accessories and unique treats. Learn More Here
Central Texas Technology Solutions
Offering a complete outsourced IT department for our clients – professional services, construction firms, law offices, health care and nonprofits. We are Fanatical about customer service and have become the guardian of our clients’ networks, protecting them from viruses, hackers, cyber criminals, disgruntled employees, natural disasters and downtime.
Free IT Optimization Plan For New Prospective Clients. Learn More Here
Victory Martial Arts
Beyond attaining physical fitness and practicing self-defense, our martial arts philosophy shapes successful human beings – true champions – ready to make a positive impact on our world.
By reinforcing family values such as respect, self-control, honesty and integrity, and sharing traditional martial arts knowledge, our students grow in self-confidence and practical life skills. They learn to confront and overcome their fears and doubts so that they can stand strong among their peers as true leaders. Learn More Here
Magic Hotline is the business entity for “The Fantastic Kent Cummins,” author, speaker, teacher, and entertainer. His specialty is Magic With a Message, in which Kent uses his sixty years of experience to make every project more fun!
Kent is especially interested in helping organizations with team building and marketing, depending on their needs. His passions include youth literacy, sustainability, and inclusion. He is the founder, in 1993, of The Fantastic Magic Camp. Learn More Here
At Star Taekwondo of Georgetown we have a very clear mission in our day-to-day teaching of Taekwondo. We want the children who participate in our program to benefit from increased focus skills, a higher level of confidence, and a better understanding of respect and discipline in their terms.
We try to make every interaction we have with children in the community reflect this mission. Learn More Here
*******More Upcoming Events*******
Red Poppy Festival
See the schedule including live music for all three days!
April 27th, 28th and 29th – Bring the whole family because there is something for everybody; including a Parade with bands, floats and all the trimmings, a Classic Car Show, Live Music, Concerts, Art Displays, Kid’s Area with games and fun, artisan shopping booths and Live Music on several stages! And it’s all happening on the Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas. And did we mention Free Admission?!
Big Hats & Bow Ties Derby Party
Saturday, May 5th. It’s at the beautiful A Shot Of Texas Ranch Wedding & Events Venue! You’ll swoon to live music from Melody Copeland and Mike Hamilton, enjoy a local farm to table dinner, drinks, a Derby Hat Contest and Derby Games.
Sound like fun? Well it’s time to get your tickets and a baby sitter! Because it’s coming up quick! Benefiting the Downtown Georgetown Association. Learn More Here
Renovation Inspiration Home Tour 2018
Saturday and Sunday May 5th and 6th. Head over to Sun City to go inside 5 fully remodeled homes! Are you curious about current ideas for a renovation? You will walk away with invaluable resources on each home — including vendor information, shopping sources, and cost saving tips.
Low Cost Vaccines at the Georgetown Animal Shelter
4 more dates in 2018. These low cost vaccination clinics for cats and dogs are conducted on a first come, first served basis with no appointments being taken. And be sure to bring cash or check because the don’t take credit cards.
You can also get a free microchip with the purchase of a vaccine. All dogs must be on a leash and cats should be in a carrier.
Saturdays, May 19th, July 28th, September 22nd and November 10th. Learn More Here
Whoo Hoo! Whoo Hoo! Whoo Hoo! Summer is on the way! Get information on over 55+ Summer Camps in Georgetown and Surrounding areas right here! See Our List
Sunset Movie Series
It’s that time again, the 2018 Sunset Movie Series in Georgetown Texas! Our city has come up with some warm weather fun for families this spring and summer with their 2018 Sunset Movie Series! Free popcorn!
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.
Buy Fresh and Shop Local at Georgetown Farmer’s Markets
Thanks for reading and see you around town!
Ken and Anne Partain
Image Credit: Michael Barker Photography