National Hunting and Fishing Day, the Pecan Street Festival returns and more: 7 things to do in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, Sept. 22-24

The City of Round Rock is hosting an event for National Hunting and Fishing Day

The City of Round Rock is hosting an event for National Hunting and Fishing Day

The following are local events taking place this weekend throughout Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto:

Friday, Sept. 22: Yoga at the ranch
B & J Ranch in Hutto hosts relaxing sunset yoga for all experience levels. Attendees do yoga alongside the ranch’s rescued goats, pigs and chickens, and all donations to the event go to Texas Critter Crusaders and Support the Girls Austin. Donations can be paid online or on-site at B & J Ranch. 6:45 p.m. Donations accepted. B & J Ranch, 1934 County Road 134, Hutto. www.facebook.com/bandjranch/

Friday, Sept. 22: United Way Day of Caring
United Way of Williamson County, United Way for Greater Austin, and United Way of Hays County host the organization’s annual Day of Caring. The day starts at the Round Rock Sports Center before volunteers disperse to work on 33 projects across Williamson County. 8 a.m. (check-in), 9 a.m. (volunteer projects). Free. Round Rock Sports Center, 2400 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock. https://www.unitedway-wc.org/DOC_2017

Saturday, Sept. 23: Video Game Development with Unity
Fun 2 Learn Code in Round Rock is hosting a free 90-minute video game development class for children ages 10 to 17. Kids will learn to use the program Unity, an essential software for video game development. 12:30 p.m. Free. Fun 2 Learn Code, 301 Hesters Crossing Road #120, Round Rock. www.fun2learncode.com/

Saturday, Sept. 23: National Hunting and Fishing Day
The City of Round Rock and Kids Outdoor Zone host an event for families to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. Activities at the event include kayaking, archery, fishing and a BB gun range. Conservation groups will also be on-site. 8 a.m. Free. Old Settlers Park, 3300 E Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. www.roundrocktexas.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation/

Saturday, Sept. 23: Paint Your Pet
Idle Vine Brewery hosts an event to paint your pets—dogs, cats and everything in between—with supplies provided by Art by the Glass. Send in a photograph of your pet before the event for a trained artist to provide an outline sketch on your canvas. 7 p.m. $40. Idle Vine Brewery,
16920 Joe Barbee Drive, Building 1, Pflugerville. www.artbytheglassstudio.com/event-registration/?ee=1103

Saturday, Sept. 23: Meet the Candidates for Pflugerville City Council Forum
Black Pflugerville hosts a forum at Bahadi’s Chicken and Lounge for Pflugerville residents to meet Pflugerville City Council candidates. The event is open the public. 11 a.m. Free. Bahadi’s Chicken and Lounge, 907 Farm to Market 685, Pflugerville. www.blackpflugerville.com/

WORTH THE TRIP
Saturday, Sept. 23 and Sunday, Sept. 24: Pecan Street Festival
The annual Pecan Street Festival returns to Austin Saturday, Sept. 23 with art, crafts tents, live music and a variety of food options. Musical headliners for this year’s event include Peligrosa, Royal Teeth and Moving Panoramas. 11 a.m. (Saturday), 11 a.m. (Sunday). Free. 6th Street, Austin. www.pecanstreetfestival.org/
By Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the editor for the Northwest Austin edition.


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