Things to do in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto this November

Celebrate a worldwide wine festival right in your backyard with Round Rock's Beaujolais Nouveau Festival. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)
Celebrate a worldwide wine festival right in your backyard with Round Rock's Beaujolais Nouveau Festival. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)

Celebrate a worldwide wine festival right in your backyard with Round Rock's Beaujolais Nouveau Festival. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)

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Hutto Public Library's Adult Evening Art allows residents to tap into their creative sides. (Courtesy Hutto Public Library)
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Ring in the holiday season with added cheer with the seventh annual Holiday Model Train Show, hosted at the Downtowner Gallery in Round Rock. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)
Nov. 8: Get hooked on knitting

Interested in trying out knitting, crocheting or needlework? Visit Hutto’s beginners Hooks and Needles class. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Hutto Public Library, 500 W. Live Oak St., Hutto. 512-759-4008. www.huttotx.gov/calendar

Nov. 9: Donate food for a cause

The Round Rock Police Department will collect nonperishable food items at H-E-B grocery stores in Round Rock for the 2019 Hike for Hunger Food Drive benefiting the Round Rock Area Serving Center. Noon-6 p.m. Donations accepted at H-E-B, 250 University Blvd.; H-E-B, 1700 E. Palm Valley Blvd.; H-E-B, 3750 Gattis School Road; and H-E-B, 603 Louis Henna Blvd. 512-218-5500. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event

Nov. 13: Honor the Harlem Hellfighters


Pay homage in honor of Veterans Day with a presentation on the Harlem Hellfighters, an infantry regiment of the New York Army National Guard that was primarily made up of African American troops. 6-7:45 p.m. Free, registration required. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6375. https://library.pflugervilletx.gov

Nov. 14: Create an art project

Tap into your creative side with Adult Craft Night. Participants will decorate a glass and metal lantern with a winter scene encased inside. 6-7:30 p.m. Free, registration required and limited to 29 participants. Activity is intended for individuals age 18 and older. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6375. https://library.pflugervilletx.gov

Nov. 15: Watch a theater production

See the whimsical wonder of Narnia come to life with MAD Productions’ “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” performance at C.D. Fulkes Middle School. 7:30-10:30 p.m. $15. C.D. Fulkes Middle School, 300 W. Anderson Ave., Round Rock. 512-815-8552. www.madproductionsrr.com

Nov. 16: Try to catch them all

Meet up, trade Pokémon cards and play Pokémon on an electronic device with the Round Rock Pokémon Club. 9-10:30 a.m. Free. Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main St., Round Rock. 512-218-3275. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event

Nov. 16: Volunteer to clean up a local park

Help transform the historic Peterson Community Garden into demonstration gardens and teaching areas at a community work day. Activities include weeding, putting down mulch and raking. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Free. Peterson Community Garden, 205 Hutto St., Hutto. 512-524-6774. www.keephuttobeautiful.org

Nov. 16: Relive the retro teenage years

Transport back in time to the years of scrunchies, “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and Destiny’s Child with the I Love the 90s Teen Party. 3-5 p.m. Free. Ages 12-18. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6375. https://library.pflugervilletx.gov

Nov. 18: Create a painting

Fall in love with the autumn foliage with Watercolor Hour: Fall Leaves, a PfSeniors event. 2-3 p.m. Free. Intended for ages 55 and older, but anyone 18 or older can attend. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6375. https://library.pflugervilletx.gov

Nov. 21: Celebrate a worldwide wine festival

Partake in the Beaujolais Nouveau Festival, hosted worldwide on the third Thursday of November. 5-9 p.m. Free (general admission), reserved seating offered for a fee. Centennial Plaza, 301 W. Bagdad Ave., Round Rock. 512-671-2705. www.roundrocktexas.gov/residents/arts-culture

Nov. 26: Get your Spidey senses tingling

Celebrate Spider-Man’s renegotiated place in the Marvel universe with a free screening of “Spider-Man: Far From Home” at Pflugerville’s Teen Movie Night. 5:30-7:45 p.m. Free. Ages 12-18. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6375. https://library.pflugervilletx.gov

Nov. 28: Tap into your inner artist

Put your art skills to the test and take home a new decorative piece with Adult Evening Art, hosted by Hutto Public Library. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free, registration required. Hutto Public Library, 500 W. Live Oak St., Hutto. 512-759-4008. www.huttotx.gov/calendar

Nov. 29: Embrace the holiday cheer

Christmas will come early this year with Penfield Theatre’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” classic radiocast, adding a new spin to the iconic 1946 movie. 8-10:30 p.m. $16-$31. Old Settlers Hall, 3300 Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-850-4849. www.penfoldtheatre.org

Nov. 30: See a model train show

Ring in the holiday season with the seventh annual Holiday Model Train Show, hosted at the Downtowner Gallery in Round Rock by the Tinplate Train Trackers of Austin. Noon-8 p.m. Free. Downtowner Gallery, 231 E. Main St., Ste. 160, Round Rock. 512-218-7099. www.downtownergallery.com
By Kelsey Thompson
Kelsey Thompson is the reporter for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, where her work focuses on education, city government and community development. Originally from upstate New York, Kelsey relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.


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