Upcoming events in Cedar Park and Leander for October-November 2019

Way Off Broadway Community Players presents u201cNo Sex Please, Itu2019s Christmas.u201d

Way Off Broadway Community Players presents u201cNo Sex Please, Itu2019s Christmas.u201d

Here is your guide to activities in Cedar Park and Leander at the end of October and beginning of November. Live music and library events can be found at the end of the list as well.


‘We Will Rock You’
A musical based on the songs of Queen stops in Cedar Park. The story follows two individuals, Galileo and Scaramouche, who are trying to save rock and roll in a post-apocalyptic world without musical instruments. 8-11 p.m. $49.75-$99.75. H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park. 512-600-5000. http://bit.ly/WeWillRockYouB


Cups for a Cause
The Leander Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Leadership Leander class is hosting a happy hour that benefits Samaritan Health Ministries, a health clinic for uninsured families. Tickets cover the cost of a commemorative cup, drinks and appetizers. 5-7 p.m. $20-$30. Leander Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center, 100 N. Brushy St., Leander. 512-259-1907. www.leandercc.org


Mindfulness workshop
A mindfulness and empowerment workshop enables participants to interact with horses and express themselves by painting. Participants can also walk through hiking trails, spend their time alone or with a group, and enjoy a healthy lunch. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $300. South Wind Equestrian Center, 15214 Faubion Trail, Leander. https://southwindequestrian.com


Drug Take Back day
On this day, people can get rid of expired, unused or unwanted medications. The Drug Take Back Program seeks to safely destroy addictive medications and prevent them from contaminating the water supply or landfills. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Leander Police Station front parking lot, 705 Leander Drive, Leander. 512-528-2812. www.leandertx.gov

Way Off Broadway play
Way Off Broadway Community Players presents “No Sex Please, It’s Christmas.” In the play, a developer invites prospective homebuyers to spend the holidays in the house. He bribes his staff to pose as renters so they can show off the house. Pandemonium ensues as the characters try to keep up the charade.  8-10 p.m. $10-$20. Way Off Broadway Community Players, 11880 Hero Way West, Leander. 512-259-5878. www.facebook.com/wobcp 


The Leander Chamber of Commerce is hosting its second annual Fall Fling Golf Tournament. Participants can spend a day golfing and networking with members of the community. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Costs vary. Crystal Falls Golf Course, 3400 Crystal Falls Parkway, Leander. 512-259-1907. www.leandercc.org

’Raised on Country’ Tour
Chris Young, Eli Young Band and Matt Stell perform in Cedar Park as part of the “Raised on Country World Tour 2019.” 7-10 p.m. $29.75-$79.75. H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park. 512-600-5000. http://bit.ly/ChrisYoungB


Networking happy hour
Whitestone Brewery is hosting a business networking happy hour. People can meet like-minded business professionals and chat over beer. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Free. Whitestone Brewery, 601 E. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. 500, Cedar Park. 512-765-4828. www.whitestonebrewery.com


Worth the trip: ACC Fest
ACC Fest 2019 features demos in welding, surgical technology and more. The event provides information about jobs in Central Texas and gives people the chance to visit with representatives from Austin Community College’s programs. People can also get answers about financial aid, career-training and more. 10 a.m-1 p.m. Free. ACC Highland Campus,  6101 Highland Campus Drive, Austin. 512-223-7867. www.austincc.edu/events/acc-fest


Veterans Ceremony
Members of the community can honor veterans and show patriotic pride during the Veterans Ceremony. Displays and booths will be present. 10 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Free. Veterans Memorial Park, 2525 W. New Hope Drive, Cedar Park. 512-401-5500. www.cedarparktexas.gov

09 through 10

Haute Mess
Haute Mess Music Fest is a music festival featuring live music, gourmet food and drinks. The lineup includes DJ Snoopadelic, Ludacris, Big Gigantic and more. The event benefits Operation Supply Drop and Project K-9 Hero. 10 a.m.-11 p.m. $85-$1,500. Haute Spot, 1501 E. New Hope Drive, Cedar Park. 512-577-1089. https://hautemessfest.com


Cedar Park races
The 24th annual Cedar Park 5-Miler, 5K and Kids 1K all allow people to participate in races. Registration includes participation in the race, a T-shirt, refreshments and race photos. Participants can receive a finisher medal. 8 a.m.-noon. $15-$20 (Kids 1K), $25-$30 (5-Miler or 5K). Twin Lakes Family YMCA, 204 E. Little Elm Trail, Cedar Park. 512-250-9622. https://runsignup.com/race/tx/cedarpark/cedarpark5miler

Mattress fundraiser
Vista Ridge High School is hosting its sixth annual mattress fundraiser. The Leander ISD community can save money on new, brand-name mattresses, while supporting Vista Ridge Project Graduation, an all-night celebration for the 2020 graduating class. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Costs vary. Vista Ridge High School, 200 S. Vista Ridge Parkway, Cedar Park. 317-664-4455. http://bit.ly/Beds4Vista6


Date to know
Veterans Day: City offices in Cedar Park and Leander will be closed.


Meet a pediatrician
A meet-and-greet event enables people to speak with a local pediatrician. Attendees can tour Baylor Scott & White Pediatric Clinic and learn about available services. 5:30-6 p.m. Free. Baylor Scott & White Pediatric Clinic-Cedar Park, 910 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park. 844-279-3627. www.bswhealth.com/pedsmeetgreet

Worth the trip: Hope Alliance 5K
Hope Alliance is hosting its inaugural Survive Thrive Prevent 5K. The race is for people of all ages and abilities. The event supports Hope Alliance, which helps survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Williamson County. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. $30. San Gabriel Park, 334 E. Morrow St., Georgetown. www.hopealliancetx.org/events


Mickey Mouse’s birthday
The MOMS Club of Leander is hosting a kid-friendly party to celebrate Mickey and Minnie Mouse’s birthdays. The event features games, crafts and snacks. 9:30-11 a.m. Free. Southwest Williamson County Regional Park, 3005 CR 175, Leander. 512-743-9576. www.facebook.com/momsclubleander

Craft market
The Leander High School Craft Market features food, entertainment and hundreds of vendors. The indoor event is a production of the LHS Baseball Booster Club. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $5 entry fee. Leander High School, 3301 S. Bagdad Road, Leander. 512-632-9507. www.leanderbaseball.com


550 Discovery Blvd., Cedar Park
25 Adult Knitting Club: Knitters and crocheters work on a new project each meeting. 1-3 p.m. Free
30 Tween Tech Club: Children ages 8-12 can participate in coding activities. Registration is required. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Free

1011 S. Bagdad Road, Leander
Día De Los Muertos Storytime: A storytime celebrates Day of the Dead. 10-11 a.m. Free
6 Tinkergarten Storytime: A storytime event features stories, songs, activities and outdoor play. Recommended for kids ages 18 months-5 years. 10-11 a.m. Free


Red Horn Coffee House and Brewing Co.
13010 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 800, Cedar Park
Shows run from 8-10:30 p.m.
25 Bill Mullarky
26 Jeremy Fowler
1 Raphina Austin
2 Luke Kirschke
9 Parker Bradley and guest
15 Harper and Lee
16 Joe and Bethany

Shooters Billiards & Sports Bar (Whitestone)
601 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park
Shows run from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
26 Freeze Frame
2 Rock Hard
9 American Gypsy Band
16 Seventh Sun

Shooters Billiards & Sports Bar (620)
11416 N. RM 620, Austin
25 Lixbox, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
1 Mother Covers, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
8 Peterson Brothers, 9 p.m.-midnight
15 Suede, 9 p.m.-midnight

Whitestone Brewery
601 E. Whitestone Blvd., Bldg. 5, Ste. 500, Cedar Park
Shows run from 7-10 p.m.
2 The Mother Covers
16 Eleven Fingered Charlie

By Marisa Charpentier

Reporter, Cedar Park | Leander

Marisa Charpentier joined Community Impact in September 2018. After working as an intern, she became a reporter for the Cedar Park | Leander edition in October 2018. Charpentier graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with degrees in journalism and Plan II Honors.


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