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Thursday Update, June 30

Willamson County News update

Chef Jacob Hilbert sits in the newly renovated dining room of The Hollow on the evening of their soft reopening. He, his family and his staff put in a week of long hours completing the changes in time. Madison Simmons

Thursday Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 100. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.


3-day weather history at the airport [here]

Lake levels Wednesday

          Georgetown: 3.49 feet above full (791') -

   Stillhouse Hollow: 12.65 feet above full (622') -

Friday, July 1
6:30p Music on the Square - Square Tones
7:30p Legally Blonde the Musical at the Palace
8:00p LIVE MUSIC: BERTRAM - Jason Boland & The Stragglers, w/ Mike & The Moonpies, Globe Theatre


Saturday, July 2
7:30p Legally Blonde the Musical at the Palace
8:00p LIVE MUSIC: BERTRAM - Jeff Hughes & Chaparral, Country, Red Dirt, Globe Theatre, Bertram


Sunday, July 3
6:30p Taste of Chaos tour at the Cedar Park Center.
7:30p Legally Blonde the Musical at the Palace


Monday, July 4
11:00a July 4th Celebration begins at San Gabriel Park
8:00p Frontier Days Celebration at Old Settler's Park, Round Rock

July 4th Celebration Georgetown's 30th Annual 4th of July Celebration. Entertainment will be provided for the entire family throughout the day, and finishes with a spectacular fireworks finale at dusk. Over 60 Arts and Craft booths, 20 Food vendors, kiddie rides, bounce houses and games along with a petting zoo are provided for the children. Musical entertainment, featuring some of the best local and central Texas talent, will begin at the Gazebo at noon and will continue all day. A hometown parade, begins at 11:00 a.m. at the low water crossing, ending at the Gazebo. Fireworks display begins at approximately 9:30pm, launched from the McMaster Athletic Fields on N. College Street. Free, sponsored by Georgetown Sertoma Club. San Gabriel Park, July 3 and 4, Noon-10pm


Legally Blonde the Musical Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture. Legally Blonde The Musical will take you from the sorority house, to Harvard, to the halls of justice with Broadway’s brightest new heroine, Elle Woods.  Watch her tackle stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. This action-packed musical explodes on the stage with memorable songs and dynamic dances. Equal parts hilarious and heart-warming warming, this musical is so much fun it should be illegal! $28. The Palace, weekends June 3-July 3. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.


Music On The Square All summer, enjoy live music every Friday night in the Music on the Square Summer Concert Series. Pick up dinner at one of the Downtown Restaurants or bring your picnic (no glass please).
July 1 Square Tones; July 8 Bluegrass Showmen; July 15 – Wilson String Band; July 22 – Bob Case; July 29 – Jimi Lee; August 5 – Mike Hamilton; August 12 – Detentions; August 19 – Adan Davila; August 26 – Roland Waits. Free. Courthouse Square Fridays 6:30pm–8:30pm

Deaths • Services

Ofelia “Faye” Carrasco, 79, of Georgetown, Texas passed away on June 25, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, June 30, 2016 in the Chapel of Ramsey Funeral Home.

Gretelle Ekvall, 87, of Round Rock, Texas passed away on June 17, 2016 in Georgetown. The Funeral Service was at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, June 21 in the Chapel of Ramsey Funeral Home.

Charles C. Copenhaver, 90, of Georgetown, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 841125, Dallas, TX 75284.

Ramona Rendon Navarrette, 77, passed away June 23, 2016. Out of respect for her wishes, no services will be held.

Mildred Doris Benningfield, of Leander, Texas, passed away on June 24, 2016. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 in the chapel of the Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home.

Robert Augusta “Bob” Lothringer, 70, of Georgetown, Texas passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016 in Round Rock. A Memorial Service was held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church.

Alma Marie Mixon (Droll), 87, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016 in Georgetown.  A Funeral Mass was held on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Helen Catholic Church in Georgetown. I

Jeffrey Allen Rice Sr., 49, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. A service will be held on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 11:00A.M., at Macedonia Baptist Church, 206 Martin Luther King St., Georgetown, Texas.