Add live music, local markets and community events to your schedule this week. Whether you want to try something new or relax, there is something for you. October is almost over, but there are still plenty of things to do in your community before the holiday season ends.
Monday, Oct. 25
Take your toddler or pre-kindergartener to a Halloween storytime event
In costumes, head to Sharon Prete Main Street Plaza with quilts and blankets for a special Halloween storytime reading from Round Rock’s librarians with singing and creative movement. Pre-registration is required for social distancing.
6-6:30 p.m. Free. Sharon Prete Main Street Plaza, 221 E. Main St., Round Rock. 512-218-3275. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/halloween-outdoor-storytime-for-toddlers-and-pre-k/
Go to the H-E-B Plus job fair in Hutto
If you or someone you know is looking for a job, H-E-B Plus in Hutto is hosting a job fair on Monday. The store is looking to fill positions in the following departments: produce, deli, central checkout, curbside, bakery, grocery-overnight stocker, and c-store.
1-5 p.m. Free. 5000 Gattis School Road, Hutto. 737-484-0700. www.facebook.com/events/h-e-b-plus/hutto-h-e-b-plus-job-fair/292370427933225/
Tuesday, Oct. 26
Go to the last Pfarmers Market before the season ends
Grab all the fresh, locally-grown produce and artisan baked goods you can from your favorite vendors before this local market goes away until May.
Free (admission). 3-7 p.m. Pflugerville First United Methodist Church, 500 E. Pecan St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6100. www.pflugervilletx.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/27079/213
Party with some pups this Howl-o-Ween at Camp Bow Wow
Camp Bow Wow’s annual Howl-o-Ween event will offer photos and a party for dressed up pups to socialize while keeping things spooky. Photos from the event will also be posted to Camp Bow Wow’s Facebook and Instagram pages.
9 a.m.-noon. Free. Camp Bow Wow, 600 Lemmens Ave., Hutto. 833-364-5433. www.campbowwow.com/hutto
Wednesday, Oct. 27
Listen to live music on Main Street
Pack your blankets and lawn chairs and head to downtown Round Rock to listen to live music while the sun sets. Grab dinner at a local eatery on Main Street or pack a picnic dinner to eat while you watch the performance. There will also be face painting and balloon artists.
7-9 p.m. Free. Prete Main Street Plaza, 221 E. Main St., Round Rock. 512-671-2705. https://goroundrock.com/events/music-on-main-5/2021-10-27/
Thursday, Oct. 28
Go to Saint Arnold’s Pumpkinator Release Party
Saint Arnold Brewing Company is releasing Pumpkinator, a “big, black, full-of-spice, full-of-flavor beer,” and Tony C's Pizza and Beer Garden is hosting a celebration with a fun event where you can meet the team behind Saint Arnold and win a giveaway. Come for the party, and stay for the delicious pizza and half off pitchers of beer.
5-9 p.m. Free (admission). Tony C’s Pizza and Beer Garden, 3800 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Ste. 140, Round Rock. 512-595-7050. www.tonycsbeergarden.com/brewer
Check out Open Mic Night at Three Legged Goat
Three Legged Goat’s patio is the perfect place to hangout on a cool weekday night, and on open mic night, anyone and everyone is invited to perform covers or original songs on its stage. Sign up at the bar to perform, or sit back and listen while playing games and sipping on Texas wine and craft beer.
6:30-10 p.m. Free (admission). Three Legged Goat, 200 Pecan St., Ste. 5, Pflugerville. 512-968-0386. https://threeleggedgoattx.com/
Friday, Oct. 29
Head downtown for Hometown Halloween
Kickstart Halloween weekend in a festive costume trick-or-treating at Round Rock’s downtown businesses. There will be a “story walk” down historic Main Street, a live music performance at Main Street Plaza, face painting, train rides, balloon artists and giveaways.
3-7 p.m. Free. East Main Street, Downtown Round Rock. https://downtownroundrocktexas.com/hometownhalloween/
Things to do in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto this week, Oct. 25-29
Hometown Halloween in downtown Round Rock has trick-or-treating, face painting, live music and balloon artists. (Photo courtesy city of Round Rock)