5 things to do this week in Round Rock and Pflugerville, Nov. 15-19

Round Rock's Beaujolais Nights event is this Thursday, Nov. 18. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)
Round Rock's Beaujolais Nights event is this Thursday, Nov. 18. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)

Round Rock's Beaujolais Nights event is this Thursday, Nov. 18. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)

The weekend is over, but the Monday blues can be easily fixed by adding fun events to your schedule this week.

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Nov. 15: Swearing In After Party for Kimberly Holiday and Jim McDonald

On Nov. 2, Pflugerville voters decided Kimberly Holiday and Jim McDonald would be Pflugerville City Council’s new Place 3 and Place 5 members. On their first official evening, this after-party gives community members the opportunity to bring thoughts on their immediate priorities. Free (donations for campaign expenses accepted). 7-10 p.m. 200 E. Pecan Street, Ste. 5, Pflugerville. 512-968-0386. https://bit.ly/31MVfDu

Nov. 16: Eat, drink and play trivia


Every Tuesday night, you can play trivia provided by Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes for free. Digital, contactless answering sheets make the game easy to play while enjoying drinks and bites from the kitchen. Free. 7-9 p.m. The Growler Bar, 1300 FM 685, Ste. 100, Pflugerville. 512-969-5043. https://txgrowlerbar.com/

Nov. 18: Partake in the tradition of Beaujolais Nights Crack open the first bottles of this year’s Beaujolais Nouveau Harvest and enjoy Vaudeville-styled entertainment including a French film, stilt walker, mime and magician. Free admission. Nov. 18. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Centennial Plaza, 301 W. Bagdad, Round Rock. 512-671-2705 www.goroundrock.com

Nov. 18: Stay in for a virtual book club

For those feeling like a night in, the Pflugerville Public Library will host a virtual book club. For the month of November, the discussion focuses on "The Woman They Could Not Silence" by Kate Moore. Attendees must be 18 and up, and online registration with a library card is required. Free. 6:30-7:30 p.m. 512-990-6375. www.library.pflugerville.gov

Nov. 18: Take center stage on karaoke night

“Billy D.” hosts karaoke at Roadhouse Bar, a chain steakhouse with Texas-themed decor, every Wednesday night! Take the microphone or sit back and enjoy other people’s renditions of their favorite songs. Free. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Roadhouse Bar, 1103 Wonder Drive, Round Rock. 512-218-0813. https://bit.ly/2YH26NL
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