Seven things to do in Cedar Park and Leander this weekend, Oct. 11-13

The Cedar Bark Festival is happening this weekend.

The Cedar Bark Festival is happening this weekend.

Here are seven things to do in the Cedar Park and Leander area this weekend.


All weekend


1. Anderson Terrace pumpkin patch
Through Nov. 3, people can take photos in the pumpkin patch and buy and paint pumpkins. Hay bales and corn stalks are also available.

Mon.-Thu. 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Fri.-Sun. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. $5 (entry, applies toward purchase). Anderson Terrace, 11505 Anderson Mill Road, Austin. 512-247-8978. www.andersonterrace.com/pumpkin_patch






2. Rockbridge Church pumpkin patch
Through Oct. 31, people can buy pumpkins and take photos in the pumpkin patch.

Mon.-Fri. noon-8 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m-8 p.m. Rockbridge Church, 2001 W. New Hope Drive, Cedar Park. 512-260-0900. www.rockbridgelife.com





Friday, Oct. 11


3. Name That Tune Bingo
People can participate in a musical bingo game for a chance to win beer from Whitestone Brewery.

6-11 p.m. $2 per bingo card. Whitestone Brewery, 601 E. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. 500, Cedar Park. 512-765-4828. www.whitestonebrewery.com





Saturday, Oct. 12


4. Central Texas SPCA 5K
An untimed 5K fun run is part of Central Texas SPCA’s annual Barktoberfest fundraiser. Participants can bring unleashed dogs on the run.

8:30-10 a.m. $35. Brushy Creek Lake Park, 3300 Brushy Creek Road, Cedar Park. 512-426-8518. www.centraltexasspca.org/barktoberfest






5. PRIDE Storytime
A storytime about love, understanding and acceptance will take place at the Leander Public Library. The event is led by library staff.

10-11 a.m. Free. Leander Public Library, 1011 S. Bagdad Road, Leander. 512-259-5259. www.facebook.com/events/leander-public-library/pride-storytime/1201379833366967






6. Cedar Bark Festival
People are invited to bring their dogs to enjoy a day of vendors and entertainment during the Cedar Bark Festival. Food concessions will be available. Attendees are encouraged to bring donation items for the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter, such as blankets, large towels, canned cat and dog food, dog treats and dog toys. Proceeds will benefit the Friends of Cedar Bark Park, which improves the park through maintenance and service projects.

Noon-2:30 p.m. Free. Cedar Bark Park, 2525 W. New Hope Drive, Cedar Park. 512-401-5500. www.cedarparktexas.gov/departments/parks-recreation/special-events-day-camps/cedar-bark-festival-october-12






7. In the Meme Time
A comedy game show is taking place at Way Off Broadway Theater in Leander. Three comedians will compete to create the funniest meme during the show, “In the Meme Time.”

8-9:30 p.m. $20-$25. Way Off Broadway Community Players, 11880 Hero Way West, Leander. 773-818-2104. www.moneyinthebankpresents.com/shows


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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