Here are five events happening in the around the Cedar Park and Leander area this weekend.
- Chris Duarte Group performs blues music in Cedar Park
Blues musician Chris Duarte performs at BC’s Backyard Bar & Grill. Duarte first appeared on the music scene in Austin in the early 1990s.
8-11 p.m. Free. BC’s Backyard Bar & Grill, 1501 E. New Hope Drive, Cedar Park. 512-528-5411. www.bcbackyard.com
- Austin Spurs host player tryouts
Cedar Park-based NBA affiliate team the Austin Spurs hold local player tryouts, offering players a chance to try out for the team.
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $200. Round Rock Sports Center, 2400 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock. 512-236-8333. http://austin.gleague.nba.com/news/austin-spurs-to-hold-local-player-tryouts-september-15
- Cedar Park Police hold children’s safety seminar
The class teaches self-defense tips for ages 3-18 years old. The class also discusses topics such as bullying.
Various times based on age. Free, donations accepted. Hill Country Bible Church Austin, 12124 RM 620, Austin. 512-260-4656. www.cedarparktexas.gov
- Old Town Summer Nights holds final 2018 event in Old Town Leander
Old Town Summer Nights includes a concert, shopping opportunities, a farmers market, the Leander Car Show and dining options. The October event will be located at Robin Bledsoe Park.
6-9 p.m. Free. Old Town Leander, 100 N. Brushy St., Leander. 512-259-1907. www.leandercc.org
- Children learn, play chess at public library
Cedar Park Public Library’s regular chess event in the afternoon offers basic instruction and open play.
1:30-3 p.m. Free. Cedar Park Public Library, 550 Discovery Blvd., Cedar Park. 512-401-5600. www.cedarparktexas.gov/library