Following the spectacular springtime gift of the bluebonnets, Georgetown’s famous red poppies are coming ablaze, just in time for the 16th Annual Red Poppy Festival. Said to be a gift from a young US doughboy who sent home poppy seeds from Flanders’ Fields during World War I, the Red Poppies grew wild and became a […]
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Gobble, Gobble…Dazzle, Dazzle…Lighting The Square In Georgetown, TX
Rest up after all that Thanksgiving Turkey, because when Friday comes around Georgetown flips the switch on the holiday season with blazing lights on the Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas. It’s the event I look forward to all year long! Annual Lighting of the Square While the whole shebang kicks off at 5:30 pm […]
Georgetown Toasts The Arts At Georgetown Art & Wine in the Square!
Get ready for a vintage weekend of art and entertainment in the most beautiful town square in Texas when Georgetown Art & Wine in the Square hosts a juried art and crafts festival. It’s happening Friday through Sunday, Sept. 26 — 28, 2014 and includes music, hand-made fine art and crafts, and great Texas wines. […]
Happy 10th Anniversary And ¡OLÉ! To The Georgetown Festival of the Arts!
The program is set and the musicians are warming up for Festival 2014: ¡OLÉ! IN GEORGETOWN. They’re calling it “A Spanish Fiesta (with a French Twist),” featuring he music of Isaac Albéniz, Manuel de Falla and Enríque Granados with a touch of Claude DeBussy. It’s one of my favorite events in Georgetown, when residents and […]
Once Again, Georgetown, Texas Is Ablaze for The Red Poppy Festival
Popular history reports that a young soldier sent home poppy seeds from Flanders’ Fields during World War I. Soon, Red Poppies grew wild and became a Georgetown and Central Texas tradition. Today, citizens of Georgetown, especially residents of Historic Old Town, have cultivated these wonderful Red Poppy flowers in locations across town. This year, The […]
Bluebonnet Season Is Upon Us In Georgetown, TX, And The Hill Country!
It’s that time of year when Texans everywhere — and especially in and around Georgetown and throughout the Hill Country — anxiously await the first sightings of our state flower, The Bluebonnet! Soon, fields of intense blue flowers will cause us to stop our cars, grab our kids and grandkids, and welcome these precious gifts […]
Stuff the Turkey, Light the Square…It’s Holiday Time in Georgetown, TX
After a day of Thanksgiving feasting, the official start of the holiday season kicks off in Georgetown, TX on Friday, November 29. Merchants may call it “Black Friday,” but the bright lights on the Square ignite the night! Don’t Miss The Annual Lighting of the Square — Friday, November 29! Festivities begin at 5:30 pm on […]
Russians Invade The Georgetown Festival of The Arts!
Last year, French composers were featured by organizers of The Georgetown Festival of The Arts. Now, here come the great Russian composers — Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Arensky — for a four-day tribute at various venues throughout Georgetown. Whether you’re an aficianado of Russian classics, or just appreciate magnificent music performed by major talent, it’s a great […]
The Georgetown, Texas Red Poppy Festival — Nature Paints The Town Red!
The Red Poppy flower has become an integral part of Georgetown history, since a young soldier sent home seeds from Flanders’ Fields during World War I. The Red Poppies began to grow wild and became a Georgetown and Central Texas tradition. The flowers no longer grow wild but the citizens of Georgetown have cultivated these […]
The Stars Shine on Georgetown Right Through Christmas!
Broadway and Hollywood come together for merriment most every night! Be sure to see the marvelous musical production of Miracle on 34th Street at The Palace Theater. And save the date for Holiday Movies on The Square on Friday evenings! Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical at The Palace Theater December 7 – 30: Fridays […]