Trivia, wine and extreme bull riding: Your November To-Do List for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

Courtesy city of Round Rock (for Beaujolais Nights featured)
Courtesy city of Round Rock (for Beaujolais Nights featured)

Courtesy city of Round Rock (for Beaujolais Nights featured)

The month of November offers myriad opportunities to get out and explore our communities. In Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, things to do include art shows, trivia and the rodeo—and it is a little awesome how many November events are paired with wine.

Nov. 2

Show off your smarts

Head to your neighborhood pub to answer trivia questions and have some fun. Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes is putting on a trivia event hosted by Quiz Master Shaun that features digital, contactless answering sheets. Free. 7-9 p.m. The Growler Bar & Kitchen, 1300 FM 685, Ste. 100, Pflugerville. 512-969-5043.

Nov. 4

Sip some wine paired with live music

Take in some area talent while sipping your favorite Texas-based wine. Artists from Pflugerville and beyond will bring their music and poetry skills to an evening event held on the patio of the Three Legged Goat. Free. 7-10 p.m. Three Legged Goat, 200 E. Pecan St., Pflugerville. 512-968-0386.

Nov. 5, 6

Check out Bulls in the Park at Dell Diamond

For two nights at Dell Diamond, Rodeo Austin will bring mutton bustin’ and extreme bull riding to Dell Diamond. Tickets $30-$70. Nov. 5-6. Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-919-3000.

Nov. 6

Shop local at Round Rock Market Days

The first Saturday of each month, Prete Plaza is filled with local arts and crafts vendors, food and more. Free admission. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Prete Main Street Plaza, 221 E. Main St., Round Rock. 512-218-7023

Nov. 6

Browse available art pieces at the Tiemann Gallery

The Central Texas Pastel Society Member Show will feature 60 pieces by 30 artists, as one of the largest shows hosted by the Tiemann Gallery. The show will feature live music by Francis McGrath. Free admission. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 6. Tiemann Art Gallery. 1706 N. Mays St., Round Rock. 512-551-9774

Nov. 13

Celebrate local art in downtown Round Rock

Artists will transform the downtown area into a “living, breathing art celebration,” for Mainly Art according to the city of Round Rock. Local artists and vendors will display their pieces in an open-air. Free admission. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 13. 221 E. Main St., Round Rock.

Nov. 13

Wine and Swine with Wine Sensation

Wine Sensation will host its second annual Wine and Swine featuring a wine and beer tasting, sides and a roast suckling pig. $20-$40. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 13. Wine Sensation, 409 N. Mays St., Round Rock. 512-255-0526.

Nov. 13

Learn to make Fall-themed glass art at a Fall Leaves Glass Class

Ceramics N More will hold an afternoon of classes where participants can learn to create Fall-themed suncatchers or stand-up displays out of fused glass. $30-$65. Ages 10+ only. 2 pm., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Nov. 13. Ceramics N More, 101 W. Pecan St, Pflugerville. 512-906-0207.

Nov. 18

Partake in the tradition of Beaujolais Nights

Crack open the first bottles of this year’s Beaujolais Nouveau Harvest and enjoy Vaudeville-styled entertainment including a French film, stilt walker, mime and magician. Free admission. Nov. 18. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Centennial Plaza, 301 W. Bagdad, Round Rock. 512-671-2705

Nov. 18

Stay in for a virtual book club

For those feeling like a night in, the Pflugerville Public Library will host a virtual book club. For the month of November, the discussion focuses on The Woman They Could Not Silence by Kate Moore. Attendees must be 18 and up, and online registration with a library card is required. Free. 6:30-7:30 p.m. 512-990-6375.

Nov. 22-24

Enroll the kids in a Thanksgiving week camp

Pflugerville Parks and Recreation department will host a Pfall Pfun Camp for kids ages 6-12 during Thanksgiving week. Parents may register their kids for all three days or mix and match to suit their schedules. $20-$25 per day. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Pflugerville Recreation Center, 400 Immanuel Road, Pflugerville. 512-990-6350.

Nov. 27

Support local businesses

The Saturday after Thanksgiving, the city of Hutto will hold a pop-up market downtown featuring home-based vendors for its annual Shop Small Saturday. Additionally, small businesses across Hutto will offer holiday items and special discounts. Free admission. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 27. Downtown Hutto and participating businesses city-wide. 512-759-4015.

By Brooke Sjoberg
Brooke Sjoberg is the Round Rock reporter for the Round Rock and Pflugerville/Hutto editions of Community Impact Newspaper. She worked for The Gonzales Inquirer, The Daily Texan and The Daily Dot among other publications before coming to Community Impact. Brooke is from Seguin, TX and graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2020. Her last name is pronounced Show-burg.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.


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