Breakfast Bites: Building Community Through Arts and Culture (canceled)

Update March 14, 2020: This event has been canceled due to concerns about coronavirus in the region. The event will be rescheduled at a later date. The Breakfast Bites meeting on March 25 will feature Amanda Still, City of Georgetown Arts and Culture coordinator, and Jane Estes, the City’s Arts and Culture Board chair, presenting … Continue reading “Breakfast Bites: Building Community Through Arts and Culture (canceled)”

Breakfast Bites: 2030 Plan Update

The Breakfast Bites meeting on Dec. 11 will feature Nathaniel Waggoner, the City’s long range planning manager, and Housing Coordinator Susan Watkins presenting “The City of Georgetown 2030 Plan Update.” The informal meeting opens at 8 a.m. in the Friends Room at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. The presentation will start at … Continue reading “Breakfast Bites: 2030 Plan Update”

Shop Small Business Saturday and be a hero

Shoppers are invited to Shop Small with local merchants during the annual Small Business Saturday event on Saturday, Nov. 30. This year’s theme is Be a Hero! Shop Small! Celebrate how you can be a hero to a small business, by shopping local this holiday season. The day will kick off at 10 a.m. at … Continue reading “Shop Small Business Saturday and be a hero”

Collectible Christmas Ornament, greeting cards on sale Nov. 1

A limited-edition collectible brass Christmas ornament featuring the Georgetown Public Library at 402 W. Eighth St. will go on sale during First Friday on Nov. 1. The 13th annual ornament sale is a project of the Georgetown Main Street Program. A limited number of the ornaments will be available. The library opened in its Eighth … Continue reading “Collectible Christmas Ornament, greeting cards on sale Nov. 1”

Three Georgetown projects, businesses selected as finalists in TDA awards

Two City of Georgetown initiatives and one Georgetown business were recently named finalists in the achievement categories for the Texas Downtown Association’s 2019 President’s Awards Program. The City’s Red Poppy Festival, which celebrated its 20th year in 2019, was selected as a finalist for Best Promotional Event. Georgetown’s City Center project, which consolidated City offices … Continue reading “Three Georgetown projects, businesses selected as finalists in TDA awards”

Breakfast Bites: Collective Success-The Power of Collaboration

The Breakfast Bites meeting on Sept. 11 will feature Judy Lester presenting “Collective Success: The Power of Collaboration.” The informal meeting opens at 8 a.m. in the Friends Room at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. The talk will start at 8:30 a.m. Coffee and light breakfast snacks will be provided. Lester was … Continue reading “Breakfast Bites: Collective Success-The Power of Collaboration”

Linda McCalla awarded 2019 Main Street Star Award

Long-time resident and business owner Linda McCalla was recognized as the 2019 Georgetown Main Street Star Award recipient June 22 at the Texas Main Street Reunion held in Georgetown. The Main Street Star award recognizes individuals for outstanding activity promoting downtown Georgetown, contributions making a lasting impact on downtown Georgetown, and meeting the Main Street … Continue reading “Linda McCalla awarded 2019 Main Street Star Award”

Music on the Square Summer Concerts start June 14

The Music on the Square summer concerts start on Friday, June 14, on the Courthouse lawn. These free concerts start at 6:30 p.m. each Friday, with the exception of First Fridays, in June, July and August. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, grab dinner-to-go from a local restaurant, and enjoy an evening of great live … Continue reading “Music on the Square Summer Concerts start June 14”

Breakfast Bites: Georgetown Then and Now

The Breakfast Bites meeting on June 12 will feature Britin Bostick, a planner, designer, and Hill Country native, presenting “Georgetown: Then and Now.” The informal meeting opens at 8 a.m. in the Friends Room at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. The talk will start at 8:30 a.m. Coffee and light breakfast snacks … Continue reading “Breakfast Bites: Georgetown Then and Now”

Georgetown receives 2019 National Main Street accreditation

The City of Georgetown’s Main Street Program has been designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its coordinating program partners announce the list of accredited Main Street America programs in recognition of their exemplary … Continue reading “Georgetown receives 2019 National Main Street accreditation”

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