It’s almost time for the Red Buds to start blooming. We are excited about Springtime in Georgetown! Thank you so much for checking out our offerings for this week. We appreciate you!
In this issue… Large Indoor Moving/Downsizing Sale, Spud Raiser, Local Author D. A. Featherling, Conscious Eldering Retreat, Delicious Baked Apple Dessert, February Real Estate Update, New Businesses coming to town and lots more!
Large Indoor Moving/Downsizing Sale
Saturday February 17th – Must sell Dining Room Set, Bedroom Furniture, Living Room Furniture, Antiques, Weber Q grill with stand, cover and tank, less than a year old, collectables, Wall Décor, Dishes, Curtains, Linens, Bedspreads, Sheets, both Twin and Queen…
Dog crate, car seat for small dog, Patio Chair Cushions, 19″ Zenith TV with remote, Paintings, wall pictures, Large oval wall mirror, DVD’s–CD’s, Games, Christmas items, Garden hoses and sprayers, Yard décor, clothes, high chair and more.
All the items are well kept and in good condition. Come shop and bring your friends! Map and Details Here
This Week in Georgetown is brought to you by:
The Legacy at Georgetown
D. A. Featherling, Georgetown Author
D. A. Featherling is a multi-published, award-winning author who has written and published more than a dozen and a half books. She pens stories for adults, middle-graders, teens, and young adults in both fiction and non-fiction.
Using the slogan “fiction a la carte”, Featherling offers books in multiple genres. She has published two different mystery series, a romantic comedy series, a time travel/end times series, a true crime non-fiction, a romance, and a young adult sci-fi series.
Conscious Eldering Retreat: Aging with Intention and Passion by Ron Pevny
April 6th thru 8th. Ron Pevny, author of the book, ‘Conscious Living, Conscious Aging: Embrace and Savor Your Next Chapter’, will be leading a weekend Retreat on Conscious Eldering in Georgetown.
There is a profound difference between becoming old and aging consciously. This retreat is for people over 50 who anticipate their later years as a deepening life stage of growth, purpose, and service. It will provide a dynamic experiential introduction to conscious aging and the inner work vital to the emotional and spiritual growth and development of an engaged elder. Learn More 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!
Whole 30 Apple Sauce with ‘Guilt Free’ Crumb Topping
Yippeee! Here’s another delicious recipe from Alycia Tandy of Do Yourself A Flavor Catering right here in Georgetown!
February Georgetown Real Estate Market Update
Our beautiful city is growing! And our Real Estate Market is Vibrant! Georgetown has been in the top 10 fastest growing cities in America for the last 5 years!
Our good friend Jay Warren, Managing Partner Georgetown Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and a fellow lover of Georgetown, has prepared a Real Estate Analysis for us so we can see what’s happening in the residential real estate market.
Spudraiser – Fundraiser for Helping Hands of Georgetown
Thursday February 22nd. It’s the first official fundraiser for Helping Hands of Georgetown! We are teaming up with local restaurants and bakeries to bring you a “Spud-Raiser”. You’ll get a Tater and all the toppings. There will be live music by Jo Ellen Lyons, local treats and great atmosphere!
We are asking a $10 dollar donation to get your SPUD but will never turn anyone away. Thank you so much for all your support and we hope to see you there! Learn More Here
We also learned about a few new businesses coming to Georgetown
*******More Upcoming Events*******
Saturday March 24th. Start your Easter celebration early this year by having fun with the kiddos at the Georgetown Eggstravaganza!
It’s a free Easter Egg Hunt at San Gabriel Park. Bring the family and folding chairs and enjoy the fun and beauty of San Gabriel Park in the Springtime! Learn More Here
Red Poppy Festival
April 27th, 28th and 29th 2018. We have just updated our Red Poppy 2018 Info again! Headliners For Friday and Saturday night! 2018 info on The Red Poppy Parade, Bike Ride, Reserved Tables, Kiwanis’ One in the Hole Ball Drop and More! We Can’t Wait! Get the Details
Georgetown Bridal Show
Sunday February 18th. Recently engaged? Find all the vendors you need for your wedding. In one place. At one time. Save time and money. PLUS enter to win fantastic door prizes. Pre-register and attend to be automatically entered in the honeymoon giveaway!
Wolf Ranch Carnival
February 28th Thru March 10th. Here’s some fun for the family! Carnival features include carnival rides, a midway, kiddie rides and food. And the area is clean, well lit and has places to sit and rest.
Ride to your hearts content on favorites such as; Screamer, Haunted House, Ferris Wheel, Zippers, Zero Gravity, Hang Glider, Merry Go Round and lots more!
Come hungry ’cause there’s plenty of food including; corn dogs, popcorn, cotton candy, candy apples, lemonade, funnel cakes and more!
Georgetown Classic Car and Vintage Plane Show
Saturday February 24th – Come on out to the 7th Annual Stephanie Nichols’ Georgetown Airport Car & Vintage Plane Show!
This event is for vintage auto and airplane lovers of all ages! Get details, map & link to register here.
Chase the Chief 5K and Fun Run
Sunday March 4th – 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 Fun Run event. Learn More Here
The Georgetown Swirl
Saturday, March 3rd – You’ll want to get your friends together for this fun event! The Georgetown Swirl offers Wine, Food Tasting and Jazz Music – all while shopping on the gorgeous Georgetown Square. The 9th Annual Swirl is presented by The Georgetown Main Street Program. Tickets are Going Fast – Get Yours Here
Spring Break Camps From The Park and Rec Department
Here’s another reason to Love Georgetown! It’s the 2018 Spring Break Camps from Georgetown Parks and Rec Department and it’s time to get signed up. This year the city offers Goodwater Camp, Tennis Camp, and Teen Adventure Camp. Registration starts February 1st. Learn More Here
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 and see you around town!
Ken and Anne Partain
Image Credit: Michael Barker Photography