Things to do in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto in March

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Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the month of March.

March 7

Get help preparing taxes

Foundation Communities offers free income tax preparation for households that earn less than $55,000 annually with eligibility increases for larger households. By appointment only. Free. 4:30-8 p.m. Round Rock Public Library, 221 E. Main St., Round Rock. 512-610-7374. www.communitytaxcenters.org

March 8

Enjoy the orchestra

Williamson County Symphony Orchestra presents a family-friendly concert. Listen to songs from “Star Wars,” “Lord of the Dance” and more. Free. 7:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 1004 N. Mays St., Round Rock. 512-789-5073. www.wilcosymphony.org

March 13

Attend a talk on aging

Join geriatric psychiatrist Dr. Karen Valdez to learn coping strategies you can use to find your purpose and maintain mental wellness in your life. Free. 3-4 p.m. Affinity at Round Rock, 30 Cypress Blvd., Round Rock. 512-298-4375. https://events.bswhealth.com

March 17

Catch a theater production

The production of “Murder by Natural Causes” involves intrigue and suspense as a woman plots to kill her husband—who happens to be a famous mind reader. $12-$15. 2 p.m. Sam Bass Theatre, 600 N. Lee St., Round Rock. 512-763-7228. www.sambasstheatre.org

March 20

Celebrate Pet Pfest

Participate in pet-themed activities, crafts and contests. Well-behaved pets welcome. 2-4 p.m. Free. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6375. www.library.pflugervilletx.gov

March 23

Taste some Texas brews

The Reds, Whites & Brews event in downtown Hutto will include tastings from Texas wineries and breweries, as well as food from local restaurants. 6-9 p.m. $45-$95. Tickets must be purchased in advance. www.facebook.com/events/577705399358127

March 23-24

Watch a series of dog fetching competitions

The Flying Disc Dogs of Austin hosts the Hero Cup—a series of fetch competitions for dogs and their owners. $20-$30 for registration. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. and Sun. Round Rock Multipurpose Complex, 2001 N. Kenney Fort Blvd., Round Rock. www.facebook.com/events/33946999356

March 29

Network with the local business community

Share coffee and a light breakfast with members of the local business community. The event is held monthly. 8-9 a.m. Free. Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce, 101 S. Third St., Pflugerville. 512-251-7799. www.pfchamber.com

March 30

Participate in a fun run

Join the second annual Rabbit Fun Run benefiting the House Rabbit Resource Network. After the race, enjoy music and learn about adopting rabbits, volunteering and donating to the organization. $35 for ages 13 and up. 8-10 a.m. Lake Pflugerville, 18216 Weiss Lane, Pflugerville.
512-444-3277. www.rabbitfunrun.com

March 30

Stop by Spring Pfling

From robotics demonstrations to a petting zoo, Spring Pfling offers events and activities for the whole family. Food vendors and the Pfarmers Market will be set up on-site. Noon-3 p.m. Free. Heritage Park, 901 Old Austin-Hutto Road. 512-990-6113. www.pflugervilletx.gov

March 30

Plant swap with neighbors

The Pflugerville Public Library is hosting a swap meet for gardeners to share their plants. Participants are welcome to bring donations of seeds, plants and cuttings. Invasive species are prohibited at this event. Free. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. https://library.pflugervilletx.gov

March 31

Check out Houston Astros Futures Weekend

The Round Rock Express play the Corpus Christi Hooks before the start of the Minor League Baseball season. 2:05 p.m. Ticket prices vary. Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-255-2255. www.rrexpress.com

DATES TO KNOW

March 11-15
Hutto ISD students and staff are off on spring break. Learn more at www.hipponation.org.

March 18-22
Round Rock ISD and Pflugerville ISD students and staff are off on spring break. Learn more at www.roundrockisd.org and www.pfisd.net.

UPCOMING AREA EVENTS

March 8 | Georgetown Palace Theatre “Catch Me If You Can: The Musical” | Georgetown
www.georgetownpalace.com

March 8-17 | South by Southwest Conferences & Festivals | Austin
www.sxsw.com

March 16-17 | Gruene Market Days | New Braunfels
www.gruenemarketdays.com

March 16-30 | Rodeo Austin | Austin
www.rodeoaustin.com

March 17 | St. Patrick’s Day Festival | Austin
www.stpatricksdayaustin.com

March 22-23 | Asian Eats ATX | Austin
www.asianeatsatx.com

March 30-31 | Texas Night Sky Festival | Dripping Springs
www.idatexas.org

April 2 | 1st Annual Artful Flavors of Leander | Leander
www.leandercc.org

VISIT A LOCAL FARMERS MARKET

March 12, 26
The Pflugerville Pfarmers Market opens before the regular season, which runs May-October. 3-7 p.m. The Green Barn at Heritage Park, 901 Old Austin-Hutto Road, Pflugerville. 512-990-6355. www.pflugervilletx.gov

March 6, 13, 20, 27
The Hutto Farmers Market offers seasonal fruits, vegetables, plants, baked goods and more. 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays through October. 208 E. Front St., downtown Hutto. 512-759-4033. www.huttotx.gov

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  1. I LOVE having this info in one convenient email! Thank you so much, lots of things I didn’t know about, but I’m making plans to check some of them out now!

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Taylor Jackson Buchanan
Taylor Jackson Buchanan is the editor for the Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition of Community Impact Newspaper. She has a bachelor's and master's degree from The University of Texas.
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