Fantastic Fur Frenzy Pet Fest, Round Rock FC soccer match and more: 5 things to do this weekend in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, March 9-11


This weekend looks to bring signs of spring and warmer temperatures to the area before the week drops to cooler temperatures again. Here is a guide of things to get you outside and keep you informed this weekend.

Friday, March 9: Opening night of “Harvey” at Sam Bass Theatre

Sam Bass Community Theatre presents the opening night of its production of “Harvey” by Mary Chase.

The play inspired the 1950 film by the same name, which starred James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd. “Harvey” is a play about family relationships, the fragile mind, and always staying positive in a difficult world, according to Sam Bass Theatre. 8 p.m. $15 tickets for adults, $12 tickets for children and seniors. Sam Bass Community Theatre, 600 N. Lee St., Round Rock. 512-763-7228.

Saturday, March 10: Fantastic Fur Frenzy Pet Fest

The Round Rock Police Department hosts a day of pet adoptions for the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter, a low-cost shot clinic, a dog walk competition, a live dog demonstration area, a silent auction and other activities. The event is a fundraiser for Round Rock Operation Blue Santa, which provides Christmas gifts for families in need in Round Rock. 2-6 p.m. Free. Old Settlers Park, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock.

Saturday, March 10: Round Rock SC takes on Samba FC

Round Rock SC, the city’s local soccer club, hosts Samba FC in a Saturday night matchup. The club will host a giveaway during halftime. 6 p.m. Round Rock Multi Purpose Complex, 3600 E. Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock.

Saturday, March 10: Williamson County Sheriff’s Forum

Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody will be at the Teravista Clubhouse to speak to the community about concerns, goals and answer questions. 11 a.m. Teravista Community Association clubhouse, 4211 Teravista Club Drive, Round Rock. 512-943-130.

Saturday, March 10: Worth the trip – Gardening seminar and plant sale

A Gardening Seminar by gardener Patty Leander on growing vegetables vertically will be held in conjunction with the Travis County Master Gardener Association-sponsored Plant Sale, hosted at the Zilker Botanical Garden in Austin. Irises, bamboo, jewelry and various warm-weather vegetables will be on sale at the event. 9 a.m. Free. Zilker Botanical Gardens, 2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin.

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Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. He additionally worked with an investigative news organization where he reported on environmental topics and was a featured writer for Epicast Network, a Pittsburgh podcast company. Iain has now transitioned full-time into covering Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto.
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