TO-DO LIST: August events in Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto

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Your ultimate local guide for events, activities, festivals and more in the month of August.

August

Aug. 8
Take a sculpting class

Flex your artistic muscles with a clay sculpting class at the Pflugerville Public Library. Registration is required, and the class can accommodate 24 students. Ages 18 and up. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6375. http://library.pflugervilletx.gov

Aug. 9
Catch a screening of ‘Incredibles 2’

Head over to Fritz Park for Hutto’s Friday Night Flicks series. Lawn chairs and blankets are permitted on the lawn. Concessions will be for sale. 8-10 p.m. Free. Fritz Park, 400 Park Ave., Hutto. 512-759-4000. www.huttotx.gov/departments/parks_and_recreation

Aug. 10
Play Pokémon GO

Meet up and play Pokémon with the Round Rock Pokémon Club. 9-10:30 a.m. Free. Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main St., Round Rock. 512-218-3275. www.roundrocktexas.gov

Aug. 16
Venture out of town

Take a trip outside the Pflugerville city limits as part of the Pf Seniors program’s monthly day trips. Enjoy food, music, sights and wineries in historic Fredericksburg. The program is designed for senior citizens, ages 55 and up. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Free (with PF Seniors program membership). 512-990-6361. http://parks.pflugervilletx.gov/seniors

Aug. 16
Listen to musicians play dueling pianos

Enjoy music and a friendly competition between piano players following a day in the sun at Typhoon Texas. 5-7 p.m. Event is free with water park ticket. 18500 SH 130, Pflugerville. 512-212-7792. www.typhoontexas.com

Aug. 16
Watch a baseball game

Watch the Round Rock Express play against the Oklahoma City Dodgers. The event features fireworks and live music from Matt Deaton. 7:05 p.m. $7-$35. The Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-255-2255. www.milb.com/round-rock

Aug. 16
Create a masterpiece

Tap into your creative side with the Cordovan Art School’s summer art camp. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $256 (3-day option), $359 (5-day option). Instructors are professional artists who work with young creatives to develop their skills and passion for art. Cordovan Art School, 3810 Gattis School Rd., Ste. 108, Round Rock. 512-275-4040. www.cordovanartschool.com

Aug. 16-17
KOKE Fest

Leave the radio at home and head out to the Brushy Creek Amphitheater in Hutto for KOKE Fest, Hutto’s annual music festival held in partnership with KOKE FM. 4 p.m (gates open Fri.), 2 p.m. (gates open Sat.). $65-$175. 1001 CR 137, Hutto. 512-451-5653. www.kokefest.com

Aug. 17
Embrace your inner superhero

Maldonado ATA Martial Arts. a school that teaches karate and other martial arts, will host a superhero-themed day featuring games, classes, crafts and more for children. 9:15-11 a.m. Free. 4500 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-310-0131. http://roundrockata.com

Aug. 17
Attend The Dance Spot’s fall kickoff

The Dance Spot will host a fall kickoff party featuring games, activities and prizes for children. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 900 Round Rock Ave., Round Rock. 512-244-3363. http://dancespotx.com

Aug. 17
Celebrate back-to-school season

Kickoff the start of the school year with a Back-to-School Ice Cream Social at The Williamson Museum on the Chisholm Trail. 6-8 p.m. $5. The Williamson Museum on the Chisholm Trail, 8 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock. 512-943-1670. www.williamsonmuseum.org

Aug. 18
Rev your engines

Get your engines rolling with the Round Rock Police Department’s Downtown Car Show, hosted on the third Sunday of each month. Includes car-related vendors. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Centennial Plaza, 301 W. Bagdad Ave., Round Rock. 512-341-3323. www.roundrocktexas.gov/events

Aug. 20
Signing Storytime

Enjoy a childhood story and learn American Sign Language at Signing Storytime, an event held in partnership between the Round Rock Public Library and My Smart Hands. Ages 3-6. 10:30-11 a.m. Free. 216 E. Main St., Round Rock. 512-218-3275. www.roundrocktexas.gov/events

Aug. 22
Attend a miniature petting zoo

Pflugerville Public Library hosts a Mini Horse Petting Zoo for Adults event, featuring miniature horses from North Wind Horse Farm. Age 18 and up. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6375. http://library.pflugervilletx.gov

Aug. 23
Sing your way into the weekend

Unwind from the work week with a performance from 14-year-old singer-songwriter Angela Rose at The Downtown Hall of Fame. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. The Downtown Hall of Fame, 205 East St., Hutto. 512-642-3624. www.thedowntownhalloffame.com

Aug. 25
Enjoy a back-to-school themed tea party

Celebrate the upcoming school year with the Back-to-School Tea Party hosted by The Williamson Museum on the Chisholm Trail. 2-4 p.m. $25-$30. The Williamson Museum on the Chisholm Trail, 8 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock. 512-943-1670. www.williamsonmuseum.org

Aug. 26
Watch a matinee

Enjoy a screening of “The Public,” starring Alec Baldwin, Emilio Estevez and Jena Malone. 2-4 p.m. Event is intended for ages 55 and up, but anyone 18 and up can attend. Rated PG-13. Free. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6350. http://parks.pflugervilletx.gov/seniors

Aug. 28
Laser cut crafts

Embrace your inner craftiness with Pflugerville Public Library’s monthly arts and crafts event. All materials will be provided. Ages 18 and up. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6375. http://library.pflugervilletx.gov

Aug. 28
Test your trivia knowledge

Put your trivia savviness to the test with the chance to earn prizes at The Downtown Hall of Fame’s weekly trivia night. Winner is eligible to receive a $20 gift certificate. 7-10 p.m. Free. The Downtown Hall of Fame, 205 East St., Hutto. 512-642-3624. www.thedowntownhalloffame.com

Aug. 29
Break a world record

Round Rock Public Library will host its Tween Gaming at the Library: World Record Day on August 29, where participants can try to break some lesser known world records, like tallest miniature marshmallow tower and most spins in one minute. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Free. Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main St., Round Rock. 512-218-7001. www.roundrocktexas.gov/departments/library

Aug. 29
Take me out to the ball game

Watch the Round Rock Express take on the San Antonio Missions at Dell Diamond August 29. Enjoy fireworks after the game and drink specials for Thirsty Thursday during the game. 7:05 p.m., $7-35. 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-255-2255. www.milb.com/round-rock

Aug. 30
Enjoy music in the park

Transport back to the ’90s with a night of reimagined one-hit wonders performed by Chandler and The Bings at the annual Music in the Park outdoor summer concert series. Lawn chairs, blankets and food are permitted. Food trucks will also be on site. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Pfluger Park, 515 City Park Road, Pflugerville. 512-990-6113. http://pflugervilletx.gov

Back to school

Classes resume in mid-August.

Hutto ISD | Aug. 20
Round Rock ISD | Aug.15
Pflugerville ISD | Aug. 15

Area events

July 12-Aug. 17 | Zilker Summer Musical | Austin
http://zilker.org

Aug. 9 | Clint Black and Trace Adkins at H-E-B Center | Cedar Park
www.hebcenter.com

Aug. 10 | Austin Pride Festival and Parade | Austin
www.austinpride.org

Aug. 15-Sept. 2 | Austin Restaurants Week | Austin
www.centraltexasfoodbank.org

Aug. 16-17 | Bud Light Cedar Park Rodeo | Cedar Park
www.hebcenter.com

Aug. 17 | The Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular | New Braunfels
www.brauntex.org/tickets.html

Aug. 24 | 2019 Bat Fest | Austin
www.roadwayevents.com/events/bat-fest

Aug. 24 | Quesoff | Austin
www.everfest.com/e/quesoff-austin-tx

Aug. 31 | 2019 Austin Instrumental Music Festival | Austin
https://aimfest.com

Sept. 2 | Free Day of Yoga | Austin
www.freedayofyoga.com

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Kelsey Thompson is the reporter for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, where her work focuses on education, city government and community development. Originally from upstate New York, Kelsey relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.
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