5 things to do in Round Rock this weekend, Sept. 17-18

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Camp overnight in Old Settlers Park on Friday at this annual event hosted by the city of Round Rock’s Parks and Recreation Department. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)

Camp overnight in Old Settlers Park on Friday at this annual event hosted by the city of Round Rock’s Parks and Recreation Department. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)

Looking for the perfect way to celebrate the weekend without leaving Round Rock? We have got you covered. Whether you are in the mood to try something new or needing an activity for the kids, here are five events worth your weekend time. If you would rather browse this weekend’s happenings in Pflugerville and Hutto, click here, or visit our monthly round-up here.



Sept. 18: Morning Yoga on the Plaza

The Yoga Room and the city of Round Rock collaborate each year to hold a monthly series of free, community yoga classes at Prete Plaza. Saturday’s beginner-friendly class is the last one scheduled for this year, so head downtown with a yoga mat and spend the morning finding your center. Sign up here.

8 a.m. Prete Plaza, 221 E Main St.



Sept. 18: Farmer George Market

Fresh produce and homemade jams are not the only goodies you will find at this unique farmers market held behind IKEA. The diversity of its vendors allow shoppers to buy from local Etsy shop owners and farmers in one stop, offering everything from candles and jewelry to baked goods and international foods. If you have not checked it out by now, this weekend is the time.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. 201 University Oaks Blvd.



Sept. 18: Backpack Friends Golf Tournament



Backpack Friends, a Pflugerville-based nonprofit organization dedicated to feeding Texas’ hungry youth, is holding a “Fore the Children” charity scramble at Forest Creek Golf Club on Saturday. Individuals and teams of four are encouraged to register for the tournament and, afterward, join their families for an after-party including dinner, a silent auction, live music, and activities for the kids.

Registration opens at 11 a.m. Forest Creek Golf Club, 99 Twin Ridge Parkway.



Sept. 18: Family Campout 2021

Camp overnight in Old Settlers Park on Friday at this annual event hosted by the city of Round Rock’s Parks and Recreation Department. Compete for best-decorated tent, see a reptile show, do yoga at sunset, eat s’mores at a campfire, and more. Then, sleep under the stars, and start your Saturday with a pancake and sausage breakfast. Registration is required.

3:30 p.m. Sept. 17-11 a.m. Sept. 18. Old Settlers Park, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd.



Sept. 19: Monthly Downtown Car Show

On the third Sunday of each month, car lovers are invited to participate in the Round Rock Car Show at Centennial Plaza at no cost. Pop your hood and show off your wheels, or bring friends and family to view an array of vehicles: collector cars, classic cars, sports cars, antique cars, trucks, and more.

10 a.m. Centennial Plaza, 301 W. Bagdad Ave.

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