Let The Spooky Fun Begin!
This weeks issue features our Halloween Guide with all the spooky fun around town this weekend! Plus Seeds of Strength Harvest Fest, Wolf Ranch Carnival and much more! Thanks for reading. xx
The events listed here are happening this week!
Seeds of Strength Harvest Fest
Thursday November 1st. It’s the First Seeds of Strength Harvest Fest! Please join us as we kick off the season of gratitude and celebrate the seeds we have sown.
Please bring women you know who may be interested in joining Seeds of Strength. Festivities include Appetizers, Desserts, Wine and Music.
No Cost – RSVP Is Required by 10/19 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!
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Third Annual Olive Fest
Saturday October 20th at the Central Texas Olive Ranch! Admission is free and there is no pre-registration is required!
Live Music with everyone’s favorite Tone Band! 3 Food Trucks will be on-hand with delicious food: Garbo’s Lobster, Jimmy Vega’s BBQ and Texas Chili Queens!
Bring the family and enjoy a fantastic day filled with Bounce Houses, Raffle Prize Items, Live Music, Hayride Orchard Tours, Crafts for the Kids, Beer and Wine, 3 Food Trucks, Photo Booth in the Pumpkin Patch, Pumpkin Chunkin, Olive Oil Tastings and lots more! Learn More Here
Nightmare on Jail Hill Haunted House 2018
Fridays and Saturdays October 12th, 13th, 19th and 20th.
Gather your friends and get on over to Nightmare on Jail Hill Haunted House. Featured on Ghost Hunters TV show and rumored to be haunted, this is the frightening place for some Halloween fun this year!!!
Nightmare on Jail Hill takes place at the Old Williamson County Jail where prisoners stayed from 1889 all the way to 1990, but some of them may still be hanging around! If you’re looking for a scary haunted house, this is it! Click here for details and map.
Wolf Ranch Carnival
October 31st thru November 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! Learn More Here
Businesses Coming Soon – New This Week!
An Affair on the Square
November 15th – Kick-off the Holiday Season with Georgetown’s Annual Shopping Event! Bring your sweetie or your friends or both for a great evening on the Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas! Formally known as Ladies Night Out and the Santa Shuffle.
Grab your boots and your “Best Western” outfit because the theme this year is “Deep in the Heart of Texas”.
Field of Honor Flag Sales
The Field of Honor will be set up from November 3rd thru 12th – This will be the Second Annual Field of Honor®; paying tribute to our valued veterans, active and reserve duty military, first responders and personal heroes during the week of Veterans Day.
Presented by the Rotary Club of Georgetown in cooperation with the City of Georgetown. This truly inspiring event will feature a stunning and emotion-filled display of over 1500 full sized U.S. flags will be posted at San Gabriel Park’s activity field.
Each flag is purchased by individuals in tribute to a veteran, military member, first responder, or their own personal heroes.
Flag Sales Are Open for Field of Honor 2018. Flags are $40 each and may be purchased online. Details and Flag Purchase Link here.
2018 Georgetown Christmas Stroll
Friday and Saturday November 30th and December 1st – Bring the whole family and come out this year for the 38th Annual Christmas Stroll! The Georgetown Square will come to life with Christmas Magic and Sparkle! We have the schedule for this years Stroll.
And if you’d like to be a participant in the 2018 Christmas Stroll they are now taking applications for Artisan/Crafters/Retailers, Performers, Food Vendors & Parade. See our page with all the details here.
2nd Annual Spook-Tacular Halloween Party
Saturday October 27th. Don your scariest costume and come have fun at the 2nd Annual Spook-Tacular Halloween Party at A Shot of Texas Ranch this year! Festivities include live music, dancing, a costume contest, dinner, drinks, haunted forest hay ride and more!
Gourmet Wood Fired Pizza Dinner by Artisan Embers. Live Music by A Shot Of Texas House Band. BYOB welcome.
This is a fundraising event with the Profit and Donations going to Exceptional Georgetown Boo Run. Early Bird Tickets and Details 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, see you around town!
Ken and Anne Partain
Image Credit: Michael Barker Photography