Here are 5 things to do in Cedar Park and Leander this weekend, Aug. 16-17

The Cedar Park Rodeo takes place Aug. 16-17.

The Cedar Park Rodeo takes place Aug. 16-17.

Here are 5 things to do in Cedar Park and Leander this weekend.

Aug. 16

1. Toastmasters Open House
Lakeline Toastmasters is holding an open house. Guests will see what it is like to attend a toastmasters meeting, meet current club members and learn how toastmasters helps people develop public speaking skills.

6:30 p.m. Free. Lakeline Oaks Building, 1000 Old Mill Rd, Cedar Park. 512-593-1073.

Aug. 16-17

2. Cedar Park Rodeo
Two nights of professional rodeo take place with events including bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, calf roping, steer wrestling and more. Tickets are available online.

7:30 p.m. $12-$27. H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park. 512-600-5000.

Aug. 17

3. Annual Senior Expo
Treasure of the Hills Senior Activity Center and the city of Cedar Park host the annual Senior Expo, featuring 45 vendors. Medicare recipients can get free flu shots.

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Cedar Park Recreation Community Room, 1435 Main St., Cedar Park. 512-331-6000.

Aug. 17

4. Music school grand opening
Orpheus Academy of Music-Cedar Park is having a grand opening celebration featuring instruments to play, a teacher dunk tank, live performances, face painting, a scavenger hunt and more.

1-4 p.m. Free. Orpheus Academy of Music, 3109 Kenai Drive, Unit 10, Cedar Park. 512-231-8999.

Aug. 17

5. Performance in the Park
An event features live music at Robin Bledsoe Amphitheater and a car show for classic, vintage, antique and exotic car enthusiasts. Family activities, craft vendors and food trucks will be available. The come-and-go car show takes place in the north parking lot of Bledsoe Park.

6 p.m. Free. Robin Bledsoe Park, 601 S. Bagdad Road, Leander. 512-528-9909.

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.