Crafts, wine and races: Things to do in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto in November

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

Nov. 10

Festival supports seniors

Heatherwilde Assisted Living’s Fall Festival features a hot chocolate bar and vendors. A portion of the proceeds supports Games for Life, an event for residents. 5-8 p.m. Free. Heatherwilde Assisted Living, 401 S. Heatherwilde Blvd., Pflugerville. www.facebook.com/events/282795479211272

Nov. 10

Fun run supports veterans and Toys for Tots program

Total Health Evolution’s Veterans Day 5K celebrates and supports past and present military service members. Donations will be accepted for Marine Corps Toys for Tots. 7 a.m. $30-$35. Fritz Park, 400 Park Ave., Hutto. https://totalhealthevolution.com/
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Nov. 10

Physician shares advice

Urgent care physician Everest Whited, MD, discusses the importance of the shingles vaccine at the Walk With a Doc event. Participants are invited to join in a 2-mile walk to continue the conversation. 9 a.m. Free. Gilleland Park, 700 N. Railroad Ave., Pflugerville.
www.bswhealth.com/walkwithadoc

Nov. 15

Round Rock celebrates French wine and jazz

Round Rock’s Beaujolais Nights features bottles of Beaujolais Nouveau wine and live jazz from The Copa Kings. 5-9 p.m Free. Centennial Plaza, 301 W. Bagdad Ave., Round Rock. www.roundrocktexas.gov/residents/arts-culture

Nov. 17

Annual 5K raises money for Pflugerville Pets Alive

The annual Dog Jog and 5K Run is open to all levels and benefits Pflugerville Pets Alive. 7:15 a.m. $30 (age 16 and older), $15 (ages 7 to 15). Pfluger Park, 515 City Park Road, Pflugerville. 512-900-1772. www.pflugervillepetsalive.org

Nov. 17

Craft and art show kicks off holiday shopping season

The Pfall Pfest Craft Show features vendors selling items such as baked goods, jewelry, glassware and holiday items. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Pflugerville Recreation Center, 400 Immanuel Road, Pflugerville. https://parks.pflugervilletx.gov

Nov. 17

Event raises money for local boy battling leukemia

The Flutter Run features a 3K and activities in support of a local family whose 3-year-old son is battling leukemia. 10 a.m. Free (donations appreciated). Avalon Community Center, 19729 Jakes Hill Road, Pflugerville. www.facebook.com/events/175174633405808

Nov. 22

Thanksgiving day run circles Lake Pflugerville

Runners compete on gravel trails around Lake Pflugerville to support local food pantries. A virtual option is available for people who are traveling for the holidays. 8 a.m. Fees vary. Lake Pflugerville, 18216 Weiss Lane, Pflugerville. www.pfunrun.com

Nov. 22

Holiday race raises money

The Fleet Feet Round Rock Turkey Trot features an untimed 5-mile and 2-mile run/walk. Donations will be collected for local charities. 8 a.m. $15. Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-218-8786. www.fleetfeetroundrock.com

AREA EVENTS

Nov. 16-Dec. 30 | Georgetown theatre group performs ‘White Christmas’
The Georgetown Palace Theatre presents “White Christmas.” Times vary. $15 (age 13 and younger), $29 (students, military and seniors age 55 and older), $32 (adults). The Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469. www.georgetownpalace.com

Nov. 17 | Central Texas families volunteer
Generation Serve at Austin Families Give Back celebrates Family Volunteer Day with volunteer projects for more than 30 local nonprofit organizations. Participants are asked to register online in advance. 10:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Free. Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex, 1156 Hargrave St., Austin. www.generationserve.org/familyvolunteerday

Nov. 22 | ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot raises funds for Austin charity
The 28th annual race features a Kids K, timed 5-mile, untimed 5-mile, 1-mile run/walk, live music, fundraising, prizes and snacks. All proceeds will be donated to Caritas of Austin. $12-$27. 8:45 a.m. Registration prices vary. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin. https://thundercloud.com/event-info

Nov. 30 | Kitchen House’s Merry Market
The event highlights local artists and vendors including products such as wine glasses, bullet journal kits, shirts and more. Noon-5:30 p.m. Free. Kitchen House, 1514 Dandridge Dr., Cedar Park. 512-799-8301. www.kitchenhouseatx.com

PARADES WORTH THE TRIP

Nov. 22 | H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade
Houston’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which began in 1949, showcases the community. 9-11 a.m. Free. Downtown Houston. www.houstontx.gov/thanksgivingparade

Nov. 23 | Ford Holiday River Parade
San Antonio’s annual holiday parade on the River Walk will follow a River Walk lighting ceremony. 6-9 p.m. Ticket prices vary, free viewing areas are available. San Antonio River Walk, 110 Broadway St., San Antonio.
www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com/events/ford-holiday-river-parade

Dec. 1 | Dallas Holiday Parade
The Dallas Holiday Parade features a variety of parade floats, marching bands and performers celebrating the holiday season. Organizers said the parade regularly draws a crowd of more than 450,000 people. 10 a.m. $20-$125. Downtown Dallas. http://dallasholidayparade.com

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Kirby Killough
Kirby Killough joined Community Impact after working in broadcast news. She is currently the editor for the Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto edition of Community Impact.
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