Editor's note: The Aug. 11 5K for Clay event was listed in error and removed. However, the Clay Madsen Foundation will be hosting its 8th annual Boots and Barbecue event to fundraise for local families battling cancer in November.

The month of August is packed with events in the Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto areas. From fun runs to target practice; live music to outdoor trivia, there is plenty to do for north Austin metro residents.

Aug. 9

Run with the Round Rock Police Department

Join this socially-distant and casual 5K to greet the day running with the Round Rock Police Department. Runners will meet at the Fleet Feet location next to H-E-B at the intersection of Gattis School and Redbud Roads at 6 p.m. Dogs and children are welcome. No registration necessary. 6 p.m. Free. Fleet Feet, 3750 Gattis School Rd, Ste.500, Round Rock. 512-218-5500. www.roundrocktexas.gov

Aug. 10

Get a Taste of Round Rock

Sample community restaurants and caterers at Taste of Round Rock, an annual event put on by the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce. Food and beverage will be provided by Andy’s Frozen Custard, Cork & Barrel Pub, Jack Allen’s Kitchen, Salt Traders Coastal Cooking, Sirloin Stockade and many others. 6-8 p.m. $25. Children age 12 and under are free. 2400 Chisholm Trail Rd., Round Rock 512-255-5805. www.tasteofroundrock.com

Aug. 10

Head to the Pfarmers Market

Attend the Pfarmers Market for fresh, locally grown and prepared foods from the Pflugerville community. Vendors sell a variety of produce from tomatoes to squash to melons, and the event also features artisan baked goods, eggs, honey, plants, free range meats, salsas, pickles and jams. 3-7 p.m. Free. Pflugerville First United Methodist Church, 500 E. Pecan St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6100. www.pflugervilletx.gov

Aug. 11

Get a workout at the 5K for Clay

Sign up for the 15th Annual 5K for Clay run to be held at the Clay Madsen Recreation Center. Participants will walk or run a looped course beginning and ending at the Recreation Center using the Greater Lake Creek Trail. A Kid’s K will also be held at the Recreation Center following the adult 5K. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Adult admission is $25 pre-registered, $30 on-site. Child admission is $18 pre-registered and $23 on-site. 1600 Gattis School Rd, Round Rock 512-218-3220. www.roundrockrecreation.com

Aug. 13

Test your self with Trivia

Come to West Pecan Coffee + Beer for a bring-your-own-chair trivia event. The trivia night event plays out in three rounds, and participants form teams to compete against other teams. Prizes are given out for first place winners at the end of each round, and a grand prize is given at the end of the night. 7-9 p.m. Free. 100 W. Pecan St., Pflugerville. 512-551-3471. www.westpecancoffee.com

Aug. 14

Head to Free Comic Book Day

Head to Rogues Gallery Comics and Games for Comic Book Day. Masks will be required for the indoor event, and the comic book shop is offering a curbside option for those who call ahead to arrange an appointment. Up to 5 comic books may be offered per vehicle for curbside pickup, staffing permitting, according to the event page. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Free. 1601 S IH 35 Frontage Rd, Ste. 330, Round Rock. 512-279-8888. www.roguesgallerytx.com

Aug. 21

Raise money for charity at Henrietta Hoopla 2021

Try your luck at a Kentucky Derby style silent auction that will raise money for the Hutto Family YMCA Annual Financial Assistance fund. There will be food, refreshments, games and reverse raffles. The event will take place at the Hutto Family YMCA starting at 6 p.m. Prices vary. Hutto Family YMCA, 200 Alliance Blvd, Hutto. 512-246-9622. www.ymcawc.org

Aug. 22

See The Weak Knights Live

Take in a live show and see Austin alternative and rock cover band The Weak Knights play the Round Rock Tavern. According to their website, their shows feature music and artists from the ’90s and ’00s, and include songs from Third Eye Blind, Weezer, Smash Mouth, Alice in Chains and Matchbox 20. 6 p.m. Free. Round Rock Tavern, 113 W Main St., Round Rock. 512-255-9777. www.theweakknights.com

Aug. 25

Perfect your aim at the Target Hutto Annual Skeet Shoot

Get some target practice at Target Hutto, a morning and afternoon skeet shoot benefiting the Hutto Family YMCA and Romans 12TWO Men’s Ministry. Breakfast and lunch or lunch and dinner will be provided for the 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. flight slots, depending on which is selected. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets range from $75 to $2,000 for varying team packages. 3501 CR 132, Hutto. 512-246-9622. www.ymcawc.org

Aug. 28

Spend a day at the park at Pflugerville Pfamily Pfun Day

Head to Northeast Metro Park for an event hosted by The Boy Scouts of America Blackland Prairie District. The festivities will include a BB gun range, S’mores, hot dogs and a pinewood derby. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Northeast Metro Park, 2703 E. Pecan St., Pflugerville. 512-926-6363. Facebook: Pflugerville Pfamily Pfun Day

Aug. 27

Enjoy Music in the Park

Enjoy a live show outdoors. Rochelle & the Sidewinders will provide entertainment as part of Pflugerville’s annual Music in the Park series at Pfluger Park. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, and pets, picnic baskets and blankets are allowed. Alcohol is also allowed, but glass containers are not. Rochelle & the Sidewinders is an award-winning blues band from Austin. The group has released two full-length albums and won the Austin Blues Society’s Heart of Texas Blues Challenge. Parking is limited, so attendees are encouraged to arrive early. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Pfluger Park, 515 City Park Road, Pflugerville. 512-990-6113. www.pflugervilletx.gov

Aug. 28

Get rural at a private farm visit

Learn about chickens, goats, rabbits and gardening at an educational farm event hosted by Simple Sparrow Care Farm. The event follows CDC healthcare protocols for the safety of guests, as well as staff and animals. Staff members are required to wear masks, but masks are optional for guests. 1:30-2:30 p.m. $45. 1601 Co Rd 107, Hutto. 512-677-9102/ (512) 677-9102 https://www.evensi.us/private-farm-visit-simple-sparrow-care/403382148