2014 Annual Events

February

Daddy Daughter Dance

Feb. 8 5:30–7:30 p.m. (infants–7-year-olds), 8–10:30 p.m. (age 8 and older) $7 (per person before Feb. 1), $10 (per person after Feb. 1)

Fathers can take their daughters out for a night of dancing, treats and refreshments. Professional photography is available for an additional charge.

Clay Madsen Recreation Center, 1600 Gattis School Road, Round Rock 512-218-3220, ext. 0www.roundrocktexas.gov

Imagine

Feb. 28 7–9 p.m. Free

Browse painting, drawings, photography, sculpture, ceramics, computer-based art, mixed media and other art by Round Rock– and Austin-area artists.

Texas State University Round Rock Campus, 1555 University Blvd., Round Rock 512-218-7099www.roundrockarts.org

March

Spunky Shaylah 5K and 1K Inspiration Walk

March 22 8–10:30 a.m. $5 (1K youth), $10 (1K adult), $12 (5K youth), $20 (5K adult)

Participants may join the 1K memory walk, 5K fun run and walk or both to benefit the Shaylah Dame Skatepark. Walkers are encouraged to show their spirit during the 5K with a spunky outfit or by running with a team. The event is a fun run/walk and is not timed.

Shaylah Dame Skatepark, 1600 Gattis School Road, Round Rock 512-218-5540www.roundrocktexas.gov

Youth Fishing Derby

March 29 7–11 a.m. Free

Participants are divided into three age groups: Perch Division for children ages 3–5, Snapper Division for ages 6–9 and Redfish Division for ages 10–12. Prizes are awarded for fish caught in each division. The event also includes demonstrations and other activities.

Old Settlers Park, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock 512-218-5540www.roundrocktexas.gov

Spring Pfling

March 29 Noon–3 p.m. Free

This event celebrates the city's eco-friendly initiatives and highlights parks and recreation programs. Vendors offering local opportunities for fitness, healthy living, landscaping and conservation are on hand. Other activities include face painting, a petting zoo, bounce houses, balloons, clowns and more.

Heritage Park, 901 Old Austin-Hutto Road, Pflugerville 512-990-6113www.pflugervilletx.gov

April

Hutto Crawfish Festival

April 12 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Free

This event includes live music, children's activities, a classic car show, and arts and crafts booths. Fresh crawfish and sausage plates are available for purchase.

East and Farley streets, Hutto 512-759-4400www.huttochamber.com

Clean Up Day

April 12 8:30 a.m.–noon Free

Pflugerville residents are invited to dispose of and recycle household items. Photo identification and proof of residency, such as a utility bill, must be presented before items can be dropped off. For a full list of accepted items, visit the city of Pflugerville's website.

Across from Brookhollow Elementary School1201 Railroad Ave., Pflugerville 512-990-5400www.pflugervilletx.gov

Flashlight egg hunt

April 17 7:15–8:45 p.m. $4–$5

Children can fill their baskets with eggs, candy and prizes during hunts held after the sun sets. Special gold eggs can be redeemed for extra prizes.

Old Settlers Park, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock 512-218-5540www.roundrocktexas.gov

Hutto Easter Egg Hunt

April 19 9–10 a.m. Free

The city of Hutto Parks and Recreation Department hosts an Easter egg hunt for children of all ages from throughout Hutto and neighboring communities. Children can meet the Easter Bunny and Hutto Hippo.

Fritz Park, 306 E. Live Oak St., Hutto 512-759-4000www.huttotx.gov

May

Round Rock the Boat Regatta

May 3 10–11 a.m. $25 (to enter a boat), free to watch

Participants pit their handmade cardboard boats in a race against competitors at the annual event. Awards are given in several categories, including Most Functional Design, People's Choice and Titanic.

Old Settlers Park, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock 512-218-5540www.roundrocktexas.gov

Deutschen Pfest

May 16–18 Price and times TBA

This annual festival includes live music, food, an arts and crafts fair, a carnival, petting zoo, 5K and a parade.

Pfluger Park, 515 City Park Road, Pflugerville 512-990-6350www.pflugervilletx.gov/dpfest

June

Kidfish

June 7 Price and times TBA

Children age 16 and younger compete for longest fish caught and a chance to qualify for the state tournament. Prizes are awarded for the first- and second-place winners in each age group.

Lake Pflugerville, 18216 Weiss Lane, Pflugerville 512-990-6350www.pflugervilletx.gov/kidfish

Lake Pflugerville Triathalon

June 15 Price and times TBA

Athletes of all skill levels are challenged to complete a 500-meter swim, 14-mile bike ride and 3-mile run. Refreshments are provided to finishers.

Lake Pflugerville, 18216 Weiss Lane, Pflugerville 512-990-6350www.lakepflugervilletri.com

July

Frontier Days and Round Rock parade

July 4 10 a.m. (parade), noon (Frontier Days festival) Free

Enjoy a parade, fireworks, carnival rides, a jalapeo-eating contest, children's games, a re-enactment of the Sam Bass shootout, a movie in the park, live music, Sertoma's rubber duck race and more.

Old Settlers Park, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock 512-218-5540www.roundrocktexas.gov

Pflugerville Pfirecracker Pfestival

July 4 Times TBA

This celebration includes live music, food, children's games, bounce houses, swimming, fishing, watercraft rentals and a fireworks show dependent on drought conditions.

Lake Pflugerville, 18216 Weiss Lane, Pflugerville 512-990-6113 www.pflugervilletx.gov/pfirecracker

September

Hairy Man Festival

Price and times TBA

This event raises money for local charities and offers a day of food, arts and crafts, children's activities, special performances, live music, a hairiest man contest and a 5K.

Cat Hollow Park, 8600 O'Connor Drive, Round Rock 512-255-7871, ext. 218www.hairymanfestival.org

October

Chalk Walk

Oct. 3–4 2–9 p.m. (Oct. 3), 10 a.m.–7 p.m. (Oct. 4) Free

Round Rock Arts presents Chalk Walk, featuring chalk artists, local musicians, crafters, food vendors and activities for children and adults.

Downtown Round Rock, 221 E. Main St., Round Rock 512-218-7099www.roundrockarts.org/chalk-walk

Pflugerville Pfall Chili Pfest

Oct. 18 Price and times TBA

Compete in a chili cookoff and jalapeo-eating contest, browse the car show and arts and crafts vendors, or take part in a children's area, street dance, washer tournament and more.

Downtown Pflugerville, Main Street and Railroad Avenue 512-990-6113www.pflugervilletx.gov/chili

Hutto Olde Tyme Days

Oct. 17–18 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 17), 10 a.m.–7 p.m. (Oct. 18) Free

Experience live music on two stages, food, rides, a classic car show and arts and crafts booths.

Historic Downtown Hutto, near intersection of Hwy. 79 and East Street 512-759-4400www.huttooldetymedays.com

November

Pfall Pfest

Nov. 14 Price and times TBA

Start holiday shopping as arts and crafts vendors display their one-of-a-kind items, which include baked goods, jewelry, glassware and more.

Pflugerville Recreation Center, 400 Immanuel Road, Pflugerville 512-990-6350www.pflugervilletx.gov/pfallpfest



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