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The following are the ROUND ROCK ARTS Events and Happenings.

ARTS EVENTS 2017 – 2018    WORD format, updated 9/22/17


OCTOBER 2017

Through December 1
Fall Photography and Sculpture Exhibit

FREE
Texas State University, 1555 University, Round Rock
roundrockarts.org
512-218-7099

Through October
Chuseok Korean Fall Festival Exhibit by Yangsoon Lee
Round Rock Public Library
216 East Main Street, Round Rock
 
Through October 30
Williamson County Jester Annex Art Exhibit
Sun City Professional Artists and Round Rock Plein Air art exhibit
1801 East Old Settlers Boulevard, Round Rock
FREE

512-218-7099

October 2
Fall Dance Film Night
Austin Community College
6:00 p.m.
Highland Campus Dance Studio, Austin
FREE

512-294-7712

October 2
18th Annual Round Rock ISD Festival of Bands
7:00 p.m.
Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex
10211 West Parmer Lane, Austin
 
October 5
1st Thursday Opening Night Art Reception at ArtSpace
Opening Night Reception:  5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
ArtSpace, 231 East Main, Suite 160, Round Rock
FREE, Tuesday – Saturday:  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Art exhibit on view through October 28
512-218-7099
  
October 5 – 15
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
directed by Ryan Williams
Austin Community College
7:30 p.m.
Highland Campus, Austin
$8
512-294-7712
 
October 6 – 7
Chalk Walk Festival
Round Rock Arts
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE, Friday 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

512-218-7099

October 6
Williamson County Symphony Orchestra
Sweet Home Baptist Church, 3200 Sunrise Road, Round Rock
FREE “Pops” Concert
7:30 p.m.
512-789-5073
 
October 7
Legends and Lore, Tales of Round Rock Past
The Williamson Museum on the Chisholm Trail
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
8 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock
$25, $20 for members
512-943-1670
 
October 7
Williamson County Symphony Orchestra
Hill Country Bible Church, 12124 Ranch Road 620 North, Austin
FREE “Pops” Concert
7:30 p.m.

512-789-5073

October 9
Student Literary Gatherings
Austin Community College
7:00 p.m.
Austin Java, 1206 Parkway, Austin
FREE

512-294-7712

October 13 – 30
Woman in Black by Penfold Theatre Company
Austin Scottish Rite Theatre – 207 West 18th Street, Austin
$20 – $30 with discounts for students and seniors (65+).
Half off student rush tickets available 30 minutes before show.
8:00 p.m.
penfoldtheatre.org
512-850-4849
 
October 14
Round Rock Market Days
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE
512-218-5447
 
October 14
PopUp Art Show
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
221 East Main, Downtown Round Rock
roundrockarts.org
512-671-2705

October 15
Downtown Car Show
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE
512-218-5447
 
October 15
Library Concert Series
Round Rock Public Library, Gallery
216 East Main Street, Round Rock
FREE, 3:00 p.m.

October 14
Barnes and Noble BookFair Arts Day
Performances and Arts Activities by local arts groups
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
FREE, donations to arts groups through purchases
2701 Parker Drive #700, Round Rock
roundrocktexas.gov/residents/arts-culture
512-671-2705
 
October 19
Third Thursday Art Party at Papi’s Pies
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Papi’s Pies, 10 Chisholm Trail Road, Round Rock
FREE
512-828-9047
 
October 21
The Art Institute of Austin Open House
9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The Art Institute of Austin, 101 West Louis Henna Boulevard, Austin
FREE, RSVP required

512-691-1707

October 21
UIL Region Marching Contest
All day
Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex
10211 West Parmer Lane, Austin
October 21
Dance “Intersections” Pt. I
1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
 
October 21
Round Rock Diwali Light Festival
2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE

512-200-8820

October 28
Round Rock Youth Sculptfest
12 noon – 4:00 p.m.
Cedar Ridge High School Auditorium and Grounds
2801 Gattis School Road, Round Rock
October 28
Dance “Intersections” Pt. II
1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
October 28
Dia de los Muertos
Round Rock Ballet Folklorico and
Williamson Hispanic Heritage Committee
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
Parade starts at 5:00 p.m. from CD Fulkes Elementary, 300 West Anderson Avenue
FREE, 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
512-659-5667
 
October 31
PopUp Art Show
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
221 East Main, Downtown Round Rock
roundrockarts.org
512-671-2705

October 31
Hometown Halloween
Family Festival
City of Round Rock, Kristin Brown
221 East Main Street, Round Rock
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
FREE
512-218-5447
 
 
NOVEMBER 2017
 
Through November
Students of Chanta Sheidow Art Exhibit
Round Rock Public Library
216 East Main Street, Round Rock
 
Through January 9
Williamson County Jester Annex Art Exhibit
Center Art Club from the Round Rock Baca Center
1801 East Old Settlers Boulevard, Round Rock
FREE
512-218-7099
 
November 1
Westwood Vertical Feeder Pattern Choir Concert
7:00 p.m.
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
 
November 2
McNeil Vertical Feeder Pattern Choir Concert
7:00 p.m.
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
 
November 2
1st Thursday Opening Night Art Reception at ArtSpace
Opening Night Reception:  5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
ArtSpace, 231 East Main, Suite 160, Round Rock
FREE, Tuesday – Saturday:  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Art exhibit on view through November 25
512-218-7099
  
November 2
Novelist Manual Gonzales
Read from The Regional Office is Under Attack, winner of an Alex Award
Austin Community College
7:00 p.m.
Malvern Books, 613 West 29th Street, Austin
FREE
512-294-7712
 
November 2 – 12
Eurydice, directed by Perry Crafton
Austin Community College
7:30 p.m.
Highland Campus, Austin
$8
512-294-7712
 
November 4
The Art Institute of Austin Open House
9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The Art Institute of Austin, 101 West Louis Henna Boulevard, Austin
FREE, RSVP required
512-691-1707
 
November 4
Round Rock Market Days
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE
512-218-5447
 
November 4
PopUp Art Show
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
221 East Main, Downtown Round Rock
roundrockarts.org
512-671-2705November 5A Night on Broadway
Round Rock Community Choir
5:00 p.m.
First United Methodist Church, 1004 North Mays Street, Round Rock
Tickets: Adults – $10, Youth – 17 and under – Free
roundrockcommunitychoir.org
703-568-6997
 
November 6
Round Rock Vertical Feeder Pattern Choir Concert
7:00 p.m.
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
 
November 6
Student Literary Gatherings
Austin Community College
7:00 p.m.
Austin Java, 1206 Parkway, Austin
FREE
512-294-7712
 
November 7
Stony Point Vertical Feeder Pattern Choir Concert
7:00 p.m.
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
 
November 10
Children’s Theatre by Cedar Ridge Academy (for 3rd grade)
10:00 a. m. & 12 Noon
Cedar Ridge High School Auditorium
2801 Gattis School Road, Round Rock
November 10 – 11
RRISD Middle School One-Act Play Festival
Various times through out the day
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
 
November 11
PopUp Art Show
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
221 East Main, Downtown Round Rock
roundrockarts.org
512-671-2705

November 11
Downtown Round Rock Art Walk
Round Rock Arts and Artists Downtown Round Rock
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Maps available at Prete Plaza, 231 East Main, Round Rock

512-218-7099

November 14
Children’s Theatre by Westwood Academy (for 3rd grade)
10:00 a.m. & 12 Noon
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
 
November 16
All-District Dance Performance
11:00 a.m.
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
 
November 16
Third Thursday Art Party at Papi’s Pies
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Papi’s Pies, 10 Chisholm Trail Road, Round Rock
FREE
512-828-9047
 
November 18
Classic Chamber Concerts
“Clarinet Collaboration” with Stephen Girko
Round Rock Presbyterian Church, 4010 Sam Bass Road, Round Rock
7:00 p.m.
512-243-8322
 
November 19
Downtown Car Show
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE
512-218-5447
 
November 19
Library Concert Series
Round Rock Public Library, Gallery
216 East Main Street, Round Rock
FREE, 3:00 p.m.
 
November 24 – January 6
5th Annual Holiday Model Train Show
ArtSpace, 231 East Main Suite 160, Round Rock
Wednesday – Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
512-218-7099
 
November 27 – December 5
In the Middle; The RRISD 12th Annual Middle School Art Exhibition
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. / M – F
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
 
November 30 – December 23
Miracle on 34th Street Classic Radiocast by Penfold Theatre Company
Old Settlers Hall, 3300 East Palm Valley Boulevard, Round Rock
Regular tickets $25, seniors (65+) and students $23.
$5 off groups of 12 or more (applied automatically).
8:00 p.m.
penfoldtheatre.org
512-850-4849
 
 
DECEMBER 2017
 
Through January 6
5th Annual Holiday Model Train Show
ArtSpace, 231 East Main Suite 160, Round Rock
Wednesday – Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
512-218-7099
 
Through December 23
Miracle on 34th Street Classic Radiocast by Penfold Theatre Company
Old Settlers Hall, 3300 East Palm Valley Boulevard, Round Rock
Regular tickets $25, seniors (65+) and students $23.
$5 off groups of 12 or more (applied automatically).
8:00 p.m.
penfoldtheatre.org
512-850-4849
 
Through December
Sarah Fournie Art Exhibit
Round Rock Public Library
216 East Main Street, Round Rock
 
Through December 5
In the Middle; The RRISD 12th Annual Middle School Art Exhibition
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. / M – F
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
 
Through January 9
Williamson County Jester Annex Art Exhibit
Center Art Club from the Round Rock Baca Center
1801 East Old Settlers Boulevard, Round Rock
FREE
512-218-7099
 
December 1
Christmas Family Night
231 East Main, Downtown Round Rock
FREE, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
512-218-3260
 
December 1 – 23
Peter Pan by JM Barrie
Sam Bass Community Theatre
Directed by Robyn Conner
Thursday – Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Sam Bass Theatre, 600 North Lee Street, Round Rock
$15 – $20

512-763-7228

December 1
Christmas Art Project (Ages 6-12)
Cordovan Art School
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cordovan Art School at 3810 Gattis School Road, #108, Round Rock
$20
cordovanartschool.com
512-275-4040

December 1
Christmas Art Project (Ages 6-12)
Cordovan Art School
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cordovan Art School and Pottery Parlor
at 200 Buttercup Creek Blvd. #122, Cedar Park
$20

512-284-9874

December 2
Round Rock Market Days
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE

512-218-5447

December 2
Holiday Painting Art Class (Ages 6-12)
Cordovan Art School
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Cordovan Art School at 3810 Gattis School Road, #108 Round Rock
$20

512-275-4040

December 2
Holiday Painting Art Class (Ages 6-12)
Cordovan Art School
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Cordovan Art School and Pottery Parlor
at 200 Buttercup Creek Blvd. #122, Cedar Park
$20

512-284-9874

December 4
Student Literary Gatherings
Austin Community College
7:00 p.m.
Austin Java, 1206 Parkway, Austin
FREE
512-294-7712
 
December 6
Fall Rio Review Release Party
Austin Community College
7:00 p.m.
Malvern Books, 613 West 29 Street, Austin
FREE

512-294-7712

December 7
1st Thursday Opening Night Art Reception at ArtSpace
Opening Night Reception:  5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
ArtSpace, 231 East Main, Suite 160, Round Rock
FREE, Tuesday – Saturday:  11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Art exhibit on view through December 30

512-218-7099

December 8 – 9
Fall Choreographers’ Showcase
Austin Community College
8:00 p.m.
Highland Campus Dance Studio, Austin
$5 student/seniors $10 general admission

512-294-7712

December 8 – 10
The Nutcracker Suite Dreams
Austin Metamorphosis Dance Ensemble
Boyd Vance Theatre, 1165 Angelina Street, Austin
Tickets: Presale $20
amdesuitedreams.eventbrite.com
December 8 at 7:30 p.m., December 9 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
December 10 at 2:30 p.m.
Wine Reception:  Saturday, December 9, 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. – $15

512-246-6047

December 9
The Art Institute of Austin Open House
9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The Art Institute of Austin, 101 West Louis Henna Boulevard, Austin
FREE, RSVP required

512-691-1707

December 9
PopUp Art Show
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
221 East Main, Downtown Round Rock
roundrockarts.org
512-671-2705December 9
Cedar Ridge Vertical Feeder Pattern Choir Concert
7:00 p.m.
Cedar Ridge High School Auditorium
2801 Gattis School Road, Round Rock
December 9
Williamson County Symphony Orchestra
Howze Theater at Fort Hood
FREE “Pops” Concert
7:30 p.m.

512-789-5073

December 10
Library Concert Series
Round Rock Public Library, Gallery
216 East Main Street, Round Rock
FREE, 3:00 p.m.
 
December 12
An Evening of Scenes and Monologues
Austin Community College
7:30 p.m.
Highland Campus, Austin
FREE
512-294-7712
 
December 13
Fall Open Showing
Austin Community College
7:00 p.m.
Highland Campus Dance Studio, Austin
FREE
512-294-7712
  
December 15
Candlelight Christmas
The Williamson Museum on the Chisholm Trail
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
8 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock
FREE
512-943-1670
 
December 15
Williamson County Symphony Orchestra
St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 1101 West New Hope Drive, Cedar Park
FREE “Pops” Concert
7:30 p.m.
512-789-5073
 
December 15
Sounds of the Season Holiday Concert
Round Rock Community Choir
7:00 p.m. 
First United Methodist Church, 1004 North Mays Street, Round Rock
FREE
(Non-perishable items will be collected to benefit the Round Rock Serving Center.)
703-568-6997
 
December 15
Round Rock Symphony
Cedar Ridge High School Auditorium, 2801 Gattis School Road, Round Rock
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
512-633-8050
 
December 16
PopUp Art Show
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
221 East Main, Downtown Round Rock
roundrockarts.org
512-671-2705December 16
Williamson County Symphony Orchestra
St. William Catholic Church, 620 Round Rock West Cove, Round Rock
FREE “Pops” Concert
7:30 p.m.
512-789-5073
 
December 17
Downtown Car Show
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE
512-218-5447
 
December 17
Drive A Senior Concert
Round Rock Community Choir
6:30 p.m.
First United Methodist Church, 1004 North Mays Street, Round Rock
FREE
(Non-perishable items will be collected to benefit the Round Rock Serving Center.)
703-568-6997
 
December 21
Third Thursday Art Party at Papi’s Pies
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Papi’s Pies, 10 Chisholm Trail Road, Round Rock
FREE

512-828-9047

December 22
Rhythm Workshops Annual Concert Bash
7:00 p.m.
First United Methodist Church, 1004 North Mays Street, Round Rock
FREE
512-289-2561
 
 
JANUARY 2018
 
Through January
Chanta Sheidow Art Exhibit
Round Rock Public Library
216 East Main Street, Round Rock
 
January 6
Round Rock Market Days
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE
512-218-5447
 
January 14
Library Concert Series
Round Rock Public Library, Gallery
216 East Main Street, Round Rock
FREE, 3:00 p.m.
 
January 18
Third Thursday Art Party at Papi’s Pies
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Papi’s Pies, 10 Chisholm Trail Road, Round Rock
FREE
512-828-9047
 
January 20
The Art Institute of Austin Open House
9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The Art Institute of Austin, 101 West Louis Henna Boulevard, Austin
FREE, RSVP required
512-691-1707
 
January 19 – February 10
12 Angry Jurors by Reginald Rose
Sam Bass Community Theatre
Directed by Eric Nelson
Thursday – Saturday at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Sam Bass Theatre, 600 North Lee Street, Round Rock
$15 – $20

512-763-7228

January 21
Downtown Car Show
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE
512-218-5447