5 things to do in Round Rock this weekend, Oct. 1-3

This weekend is the 2nd annual fall harvest at Lone Oak Barn. (Courtesy Lone Oak Barn)
This weekend is the 2nd annual fall harvest at Lone Oak Barn. (Courtesy Lone Oak Barn)

This weekend is the 2nd annual fall harvest at Lone Oak Barn. (Courtesy Lone Oak Barn)

Though the forecast is brutal, this weekend is not doomed yet. Rain or shine, there are plenty of things to do in your community with your family and friends this weekend. Round Rock’s largest and most prestigious festival is scheduled to take place, monthly and weekly markets are on the horizon, and fall seasonal events are officially here. Happy weekend-ing!

Fall Harvest at Lone Oak Barn

Pick pumpkins and gourds, take the kids on a train ride and grab food truck eats this weekend at this beautifully rustic event venue. The bar—stocked with local brews—will be open all day for you to stay hydrated while taking photos with fall backdrops, playing yard games, visiting the petting zoo and listening to local musicians perform.

Lone Oak Barn, 1810 N. CR 122, Round Rock. Oct. 2-3, 10-6 p.m. $12 per person. 512-651-3214. https://loneoakbarn-fallharvest.square.site/

Round Rock Market Days


On the first Saturday of every month, head to downtown Round Rock for a mini-festival featuring local food and handmade craft vendors. Goods found in the booths include sweet treats, candles, artwork, fudge, uncooked pasta, dreamcatchers, jewelry, soaps and more. This week is Halloween-themed, so bring your kids dressed in their favorite costumes for trick-or-treating.

Prete Plaza, 221 E. Main St., Round Rock. Oct. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free (admission). 512-924-2327. https://www.mainstreetproductionsrr.com/

Corktoberfest at Cork & Barrel

Cork & Barrel is putting its own twist on Oktoberfest with its inaugural Corktoberfest event. Ticket holders will enjoy two complimentary beers from Altstadt Brewery, all-you-can-eat German food, live music and yard games, such as Jenga and cornhole. Dress your best to participate in a costume competition or try the traditional stein-holding contest—also known as Masskrugstemmen—to win a swag bag with Bavarian beer steins, glass beer boots and other items.

Cork & Barrel Craft Kitchen + Microbrewery, 4000 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. Oct. 3, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $39 per person. 512-582-0155. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/corktoberfest-tickets-169023512877

Amatuli Farmers Market

Local and African craftsmen feature their wares at Kalahari Resort's marketplace each Sunday. This week, sit by the fire-pit and drink hand-crafted cocktails while listening to the Natalie Rose Band perform—or bring friends for bottomless mimosas and beer bucket specials. Face painters and balloon twisters will be on site to keep the kids entertained.

3001 Kalahari Blvd., Round Rock. Oct. 3, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free (admission). 1-877-525-2427. https://www.kalahariresorts.com/texas/things-to-do/shopping/amatuli/

Round Rock Chalk Walk

Watch chalk mural artists create street paintings, listen to musicians, watch theatrical performances, shop from hundreds of artisans and food vendors, and visit the children’s area at this free event that draws over 60,000 people to Round Rock annually. Meet the chalk muralists and take photos with their fabulous creations before the rain washes them away.

Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Road, Round Rock. Oct. 1, 2-9 p.m.. Oct. 2, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Free (admission). 940-391-1928. https://www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/chalk-walk/

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