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

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

September

Sept. 6
Movie with a view

Bring a blanket and your appetite to a screening of “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” on Nguyen Field at Fritz Park. 8-10 p.m. Free. Fritz Park, 400 Park Ave., Hutto. 512-759-4000. www.huttotx.gov/departments/parks_and_recreation

Sept. 7
Read to puppies

Round Rock Public Library hosts Bow Wow Read to a Dog Program the first and third Saturday of each month for children to practice reading skills with therapy puppies. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main St., Round Rock. 512-218-3279. www.roundrocktexas.gov/events

Sept. 7
Take your pets for a swim

Keep your furry friends cool with a dip in the water at Pflugerville’s Pfurry Splash Party. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $5 per dog (includes admission for two people), $3 (for each additional person). Scott Mentzer Pool, 901 Old Austin-Hutto Road, Pflugerville. 512-990-6350. http://parks.pflugervilletx.gov/events

Sept. 9
Play your favorite classic board games

Dust off classics such as “Sorry,” “Battleship,” “Monopoly” and more, and challenge your family and friends to a rematch at Hutto’s LegoMania & Family Board Games night, held every Monday. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Free. Hutto Public Library, 500 W. Live Oak St., Hutto. 512-759-4008. www.huttotx.gov/calendar.php

Sept. 10
Sign up to play a game of flag football

Ring in fall football season by joining Hutto’s adult flag football league. Season kickoff is scheduled for Sept. 10. Games are played throughout the fall on Tuesday nights. $350 per team. Fritz Park Football Field, 400 Park Ave., Hutto. 512-759-4000. www.huttotx.gov/departments/parks_and_recreation

Sept. 13
Jam out in the park

Kick back and relax to bluegrass songs with a performance by Steel Betty as part of Pflugerville’s Music in the Park series. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Pfluger Park, 515 City Park Road, Pflugerville. 512-990-6113. http://parks.pflugervilletx.gov/events

Sept. 14
Compete in a video game tournament

Bust out your Nintendo Switch and compete against fellow Pflugerville teens in Pflugerville Public Library’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Ages 12-18. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6375. www.pflugervilletx.gov/for-visitors/event-calendar

Sept. 20
Enjoy a night under the stars

Spend time in the great outdoors at Round Rock’s annual Family Campout at Old Settlers Park, featuring campfire games, s’mores and a movie screening under the stars. 3:30 p.m. Sept. 20-8 a.m. Sept. 21. $10-$15. Williamson County Old Settlers Association Park, 3300 Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-388-1733. www.wcosa.org

Sept. 21
Race to end childhood cancer

Lace up your running sneakers and come out to the Greater Austin St. Jude Walk/Run, featuring live entertainment and food in addition to races. 7:30-11 a.m. $10 (walk), $20 (run). Ages 6 and older. Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-651-6053. www.stjude.org/walkaustin

Sept. 21
Participate in citywide recycling day

Help keep Pflugerville clean and participate in the city’s Clean Up Day, where residents can get rid of old appliances, furniture and cardboard. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Free. Park Crest Middle School, 1500 N. Railroad Ave., Pflugerville. 512-990-6400. www.pflugervilletx.gov/for-visitors/event-calendar

Sept. 21
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Ring in Hispanic Heritage Month at Crafting with Cocktails. Participants can create papel picado and other art projects. 6-8 p.m. $15 (members), $20 (nonmembers). Drinks will be available for guests age 21 and older. The Williamson Museum on the Chisholm Trail, 8 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock. 512-943-1670. http://williamsonmuseum.org

Sept. 24
Hook up with fellow knitters

Meet and mingle with Round Rock’s fellow knitters and crocheters at the library’s weekly knitting and crocheting group meeting. 5-8:30 p.m. Free. Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main St., Round Rock. 512-218-7014. www.roundrocktexas.gov/events

Sept. 28
Appreciate artwork

Take some time during the weekend to admire watercolor art at the Frank Mills Art Exhibit. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. The Williamson Museum on the Chisholm Trail, 8 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock. 512-943-1670. http://williamsonmuseum.org

October

Oct. 4-5
Brush up on your chalk artwork

Get back to your elementary school roots with the annual Round Rock Chalk Walk Festival, where artists will create sidewalk mural masterpieces. This year, for the first time, the event will take place at Dell Diamond. 5-11 p.m. (Oct. 4), 9 a.m.-11 p.m. (Oct. 5). Free. Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-671-2705. www.chalkwalk.org

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Kelsey Thompson
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, she relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.
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