5 things to do this weekend in Round Rock, Oct. 8-10

Bluebonnet Beer Company in Round Rock is hosting its 6th annual Oktoberfest on Sunday. (Taylor Jackson Buchanan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Bluebonnet Beer Company in Round Rock is hosting its 6th annual Oktoberfest on Sunday. (Taylor Jackson Buchanan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Bluebonnet Beer Company in Round Rock is hosting its 6th annual Oktoberfest on Sunday. (Taylor Jackson Buchanan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Looking for things to do within your community this weekend? Whether you want to drink beer in the park while watching football or drink wine in an art gallery while listening to classical music, there are tons of local activities on the agenda to keep you entertained. Add as much joy to your weekend as possible by penciling one or all of these events into your schedule.

Oct. 8

Live Americana music at Cork & Barrel

Nashville-based husband and wife Americana duo My One And Only are performing a free concert for patrons at Cork & Barrel Craft Kitchen + Microbrewery. This pub’s inviting ambiance makes it the perfect place to unwind after a long week. Sit in a barrel booth with a group of friends to enjoy drinks and meals, and hear the storytelling, harmonies, vintage acoustic guitars and suitcase kick drum of this authentic musical performance.

6 p.m. Oct. 8. Free (admission). Cork and Barrel Craft Kitchen + Microbrewery, 4000 East Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-582-0155. https://corkandbarrelpub.com/


Oct. 9

Outdoor barbecue fundraiser for People & Parks Fund

Eat barbecue, listen to live music and watch football on the jumbotron while enjoying the outdoors at Yonders Point in Old Settlers Park for the parks and recreation department’s last event of the season. Barbecue plates include brisket, sausage and all the fixings. Enter to win a raffle prize, then grab a cold beer and a friend to join you in the cornhole tournament.

Noon-3 p.m., Oct. 9. $15 donation for barbecue plate. Yonders Point, Old Settlers Park, 3103 Aten Loop, Round Rock. 512-218-5400.

www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/friday-fun-nights-at-yonders-point/

Oct. 10

Nitro Circus at Dell Diamond


Prepare to be amazed! A touring freestyle motocross, bicycle motocross, skate and scooter stunt show is coming to Round Rock’s Dell Diamond. Known as Nitro Circus, the action sport collective made up of 24 riders was founded in 2003. Led by X Games gold medalist Travis Pastrana, daredevils and athletes will perform unbelievable tricks on dirt bikes, and attempt wild stunts and base jumps.

5-7:30 p.m. $35-$79. Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-255-2255. www.nitrocircus.com

Bluebonnet Beer Company’s 6th Annual Oktoberfest

Bring your camping chairs to this beer garden to drink locally-made German-style beer, buy lunch from local food vendors, shop from local artisans, and take the kids to the Kinder Park game area. The event features live polka music, contests, a keg-tapping ceremony and prizes to keep you entertained all day long.

Noon-6 p.m, Oct 10. Free (admission). Bluebonnet Beer Company, 301 W. Bagdad Ave., Round Rock. 512-774-4258. https://bluebonnetbeerco.com/

Classical Sound “Soul of the Cello” Concert

It is not everyday when the opportunity presents itself to listen to renowned classical musicians perform together while surrounded by original fine art. Grab a glass of wine before enjoying the melodies of Toby Blumenthal playing the grand piano and Douglas Harvey playing the cello. If you like listening to live music in intimate settings, this is the event for you.

4-6 p.m., Oct. 10. $35-$45 per person. Tiemann Art Gallery, 1706 N. Mays St., Round Rock. 512-551-9774. https://tagroundrock.com/events
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