14 events in Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto in Dec. 2019

Strike a chord with Round Rock Public Library's acoustic open jam  session on Dec. 21. (Courtesy Round Rock Public Library)
Strike a chord with Round Rock Public Library's acoustic open jam session on Dec. 21. (Courtesy Round Rock Public Library)

Strike a chord with Round Rock Public Library's acoustic open jam session on Dec. 21. (Courtesy Round Rock Public Library)

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Expand your artistic horizons and support Round Rock ISD student artists at the district's art exhibition. (Courtesy Round Rock ISD)
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Get extra crafty this holiday season and learn how to make your own ornaments with Pflugerville Public Library's kids crafternoon program. (Courtesy Pflugerville Public Library)
DEC. 5: Take dance lessons

Dance as a couple or on your own with Pflugerville’s ballroom dancing classes, hosted by dance instructor George Blaha. 11 a.m.-noon. $12 (four-class punch card). Pflugerville Recreation Center, 400 Immanuel Road, Pflugerville. 512-990-6350. http://parks.pflugervilletx.gov/events/recreation-event


DEC. 6: Watch a performance of 'The Music Man'

Support local, budding actors and see Hutto High School’s performance of “The Music Man,” following the story of con man Harold Hill. 7-10 p.m. $5 (students), $10 (adults). Hutto Theatre, 101 FM 685, Hutto. 512-759-4700. www.hipponation.org


DEC. 7: Heal through creativity

Take some time to unwind and reflect this holiday season with a three-hour art therapy session, led by certified art therapist Heather Eden. 1-4 p.m. $60. Simple Sparrow Care Farm, 1601 CR 107, Hutto. 512-677-9102. www.simplesparrow.farm


DEC. 7: Celebrate a kid-friendly night out

Enjoy crafts, games, dinner and a screening of “Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Frost Fight!” with Hutto Parks and Recreation’s Kids Night Out. 5:30-10 p.m. $20. Ages 5-12. Hutto Parks and Recreation Office, 306 E. Live Oak St., Hutto. 512-759-4033. www.activekids.com


DEC. 7: Shop local this holiday season

Support local vendors as you buy gifts for your loved ones this December with The Emerson Apartments’ holiday market. Noon-4 p.m. Free. The Emerson Apartments, 1221 New Meister Lane, Pflugerville. 512-251-7000. www.facebook.com/liveattheemerson

DEC. 8: Expand your artistic horizons

Appreciate student talent with Round Rock ISD’s Art Exhibition, featuring works from within the district. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center, 5800 McNeil Drive, Austin. 512-464-5025. www.roundrocktexas.gov/events


DEC. 8-9: Check out holiday displays

Give your weekend plans a vintage twist with the Heritage House Museum’s Christmas Quilt Show, featuring antique toys, homemade quilts, performances by the Pflugerville Elementary School Choir and an appearance from Santa Claus. 1-4 p.m. Free. Heritage House Museum, 901 Old Austin-Hutto Road, Pflugerville. 512-251-4007. https://library.pflugervilletx.gov

DEC. 9: Build a gingerbread house

Rock around the Christmas tree with Round Rock Public Library’s Rockin’ Kids Club, featuring a gingerbread-building art class. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Free. Ages 5 and older. Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main St., Round Rock. 512-218-3275. www.roundrocktexas.gov/events


DEC. 12: Craft holiday ornaments

Embrace a festive spirit and sew your own ornaments this holiday season with Pflugerville Public Library’s kids crafternoon. 3:30-4 p.m. Free. Ages 5-8. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6375. https://library.pflugervilletx.gov


DEC. 15: Create a paper Christmas tree

Cozy up with a drink and some art supplies at Pflugerville Public Library’s Crafty Cafe, where guests will create a Christmas tree from recycled books. 2-3:30 p.m. Free. Ages 12 and older. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6375. https://library.pflugervilletx.gov

DEC. 17: Pfestive Pfarmers Market

The Pflugerville's farmers market will take on a festive flair in December, featuring craft items and live music from local businesses and performers, in addition to locally grown and prepared food. 3-7 p.m. Free admission. Green Red Barn, 901 Old Austin-Hutto Road, Pflugerville. 512-990-6350. www.pflugervilletx.gov/for-visitors/events

DEC. 19: Harry Potter Holiday Party

Embrace the magic of the season at the Harry Potter Holiday Party. The event for children and teens ages 8-18 includes a costume contest, potions class, games, trivia, food and crafts, with canned goods accepted to donate to the Round Rock Serving Center. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main St, Round Rock. 512-218-7001. www.roundrocktexas.gov/departments/library


DEC. 21: Strike a chord

End 2019 on a melodic high note with Round Rock Public Library’s acoustic open jam, featuring the musical talents of local artists and a space for musical collaboration. This event takes place regularly, on the third Saturday of the month. 2-5 p.m. Free. Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main St., Round Rock. 512-218-7014. www.roundrocktexas.gov/events

DEC. 29: Kickstart your 2020 fitness goals

Ring in the new year early and get a head start on your resolutions with the USA Fit Rockin’ Resolution Race, featuring 1K, 5K, 10-mile and 20-mile distances. 7:30 a.m. $10 (1k), $40 (5k), $80 (10k), $90 (20-mile). Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. www.facebook.com/austinrrrace
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