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Round Rock Area Arts and Culture Guide

FEBRUARY 2017

Through February 18
Moon Over Buffalo
Sam Bass Community Theatre
Opening Night Gala tickets $20
Thursday Night $13; Regular Price $18;
Student/ Seniors/ Military/ Educators $15
Thursday – Saturday 8:00 p.m., Sunday matinee 2:00 p.m.
600 North Lee Street, Round Rock
sambasstheatre.org

Through February 28
Williamson County Jester Annex Art Exhibit
1801 Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock
FREE, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
roundrockarts.org
512-218-7099

Through March 10
Brent Baggett Sabbatical Exhibition
Reception: January 26, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Austin Community College, Rio Grande Campus Kramer Gallery, Austin
FREE
More info: thomas.hilton@austincc.edu
austincc.edu/ah
512-223-3352

Through September
Gallery Off the Square, Framers’ Art Gallery
Monthly art exhibits
610 South Main Street, Georgetown
wcartguild.org

February 1 – 2
District Dance Educators Assessment Learning (DEAL) Dance I
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center,
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
finearts.roundrockisd.org

February 2
1st Thursday Opening Night Art Reception
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.
roundrockarts.org
512-218-7099

February 4
Sixth Grade Choral Festival
Continuous through the afternoon
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center,
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
finearts.roundrockisd.org

February 4
Region 13 North Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE)
7:00 a.m  – 5:00 p.m.
Cedar Ridge High School, Round Rock
finearts.roundrockisd.org

February 6
Literary Coffeehouse
Austin Community College, Austin Java, 1206 Parkside, Austin
FREE, 7:00 p.m.
austincc.edu/ah
512-233-3355

February 10
Benefit Concert
The Dance Gallery
Raymond E. Hartfield PAC, 5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
dancegalleryonline.com
512-218-0084

February 10 – 11
Valentines Day Daddy-Daughter Art Night! and Mother and Child Art Night!
FUN social art class and date night (no skills required— just be ready for some fun). Refreshments served.
Cordovan Art School, Nancy Phipps or John Howell
3810 Gattis School Road, Suite #108, Round Rock
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
$45 for 2
cordovanartschool.com
512-275-4040

February 13
Philosophy, Sex, and Love
Austin Community College, Eastview Campus, Room 8500, Austin
Price: Your Innocence, 7:00 p.m.
austincc.edu/ah
512-223-3352

February 15 – 18
Liberty!, Equality!, and Fireworks!, by Gregory Perrin
Pollyanna Theatre Company
Intended for students in grades 3 – 7, Check times for performances
The LBJ Presidential Library Auditorium on the UT Campus,
2313 Red River Street, Austin
pollyannatheatrecompany.org
512-743-7966

February 16 – 26
An Iliad

Penfold Theatre Company
Austin Scottish Rite Theatre, 207 W 18th Street, Austin, TX
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8:00 p.m.; Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
$25 Regular, $23 Students / Seniors
penfoldtheatre.org
512-850-4849

February 19
Downtown Car Show
City of Round Rock, Officer John Rowe
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
FREE
downtownroundrocktexas.com
512-218-3260

February 19
Round Rock Symphony Concert
Moniuszko, Chopin with Xiaoya Liu, piano, Dvorak
4:00 p.m.
Klett Performing Arts Center, 2211 North Austin Avenue, Georgetown
roundrocksymphony.org
512-943-5110 x7549

February 22
Has God left the building? Today’s trends in American religion and spirituality.
Austin Community College, Eastview Campus, Room 8500, Austin
FREE, 7:00 p.m.
austincc.edu/ah
512-223-3352

February 23
Dance Film Night
Austin Community College, Rio Grande Campus, Room 125, Austin
FREE, 6:00 p.m.
austincc.edu/ah
512-223-3348

February 23 – March 5
The Threepenny Opera
Thursday through Saturday 7:30 p.m.; Sunday 2:00 p.m.
Austin Community College, Rio Grande Campus, Austin
$8
austincc.edu/ah
512-223-3245


MARCH 2017

Through April 30
Williamson County Jester Annex Art Exhibit
1801 Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock
FREE, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
roundrockarts.org
512-218-7099

March 4
Opening Night Art Reception
Imagine 2017:  Juried Art Exhibit
Exhibit runs through June 1
Reception time:  6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Texas State University Round Rock Campus
1555 University, Round Rock, Texas
roundrockarts.org
512-218-7099

Through March 5
The Threepenny Opera
Thursday through Saturday 7:30 p.m.; Sunday 2:00 p.m.
Austin Community College, Rio Grande Campus, Austin
$8
austincc.edu/ah
512-223-3245

Through March 10
Brent Baggett Sabbatical Exhibition
Reception: January 26, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Austin Community College, Rio Grande Campus Kramer Gallery, Austin
FREE
More info: thomas.hilton@austincc.edu
austincc.edu/ah
512-223-3352

Through September
Gallery Off the Square, Framers’ Art Gallery
Monthly art exhibits
610 South Main Street, Georgetown
wcartguild.org

March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Music on Main
City of Round Rock, Kristin Brown
221 East Main Street, Round Rock
FREE, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
downtownroundrocktexas.com
512-218-5447

March 2
1st Thursday Opening Night Art Reception
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.
roundrockarts.org
512-218-7099

March 4
Round Rock Market Days
Crafts and Vendors
Main Street Productions, Sherri Arrington
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
mainstreetproductionsrr.com
mainstreetproductionsrr@gmail.com

March 6
Literary Coffeehouse
Austin Community College, Austin Java, 1206 Parkside, Austin
FREE, 7:00 p.m.
austincc.edu/ah
512-233-3355

March 6 – 7
UIL MS and HS Choir Concert/Sightreading Contest
TBD
Georgetown High School, 2211 North Austin Avenue, Georgetown
finearts.roundrockisd.org

March 8 – 9
UIL MS Orchestra Concert/Sightreading Contest
TBD
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center,
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
finearts.roundrockisd.org

March 9
UIL HS Full Orchestra Concert/Sightreading Contest
TBD
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center,
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
finearts.roundrockisd.org

March 9 – 10
UIL MS Band Concert/Sightreading Contest
Connally High School, Austin
finearts.roundrockisd.org

March 10
Williamson County Symphony Orchestra Concert
Conductor, Dr. Thomas E. “Doc” Rainey
First United Methodist Church, 1004 North Mays Street, Round Rock
7:30 p.m.
FREE
wilcosymphony.org
512-698-3646

March 10 – 25
“Flaming Idiots”
Sam Bass Community Theatre
Opening Night Gala tickets $20
Thursday Night $13; Regular Price $18:
Student/ Seniors/ Military/ Educators $15
Thursday – Saturday 8:00 p.m., Sunday matinee 2:00 p.m.
600 North Lee Street, Round Rock
sambasstheatre.org

March 11
Earth Kids Empowering Others Festival
Kids Music and Arts Fest
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE, 1:00 p.m.
labrashay@gmail.com
ekeofestival.com/event

March 11
Williamson County Symphony Orchestra Concert
Conductor, Dr. Thomas E. “Doc” Rainey
Klett Performing Arts Center, 2211 N Austin Avenue, Georgetown
FREE, 7:30 p.m.
wilsosymphony.org
512-698-3646

March 13 – 17
Spring Break Art Camp!
Cordovan Art School, Nancy Phipps or John Howell
3810 Gattis School Road, Suite #108, Round Rock
9:00 a.m. – 12 noon/ 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$185 for 1 session/ $320 for Full-Day
Early drop-off and late pick-up options available.
cordovanartschool.com
512-275-4040

March 19
Downtown Car Show
City of Round Rock, Officer John Rowe
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
downtownroundrocktexas.com
512-218-3260

March 23
High School One-Act Bi-District (Technical)
TBD
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center,
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
finearts.roundrockisd.org

March 24 – 26; March 31 – April 2
Round Rock Public Library’s Mystery Night
Dinner Theater fundraiser
Friends of the Round Rock Public Library
Round Rock Public Library
216 East Main Street, Round Rock
roundrocktexas.gov/library
512-218-7005

March 24
High School One-Act Bi-District (Performance)
TBD
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center,
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
finearts.roundrockisd.org

March 25
RRISD Middle School Spring One-Act Play Festival
Continuous through the day CD Fulkes Middle School Auditorium
finearts.roundrockisd.org

March 28 – April 4
Elementary Art Exhibition
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center,
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
finearts.roundrockisd.org

March 29
Guns on campus: is an armed campus a better campus?
Austin Community College, Eastview Campus, Room 8500, Austin
FREE, 7:00 p.m.
austincc.edu/ah
512-223-3352

March 30, 31, April 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8
All Aboard, by Bethany Lynn Corey
Part of the Pollyanna Play and Play Series
Intended for children ages 18 months – 4 years
9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Long Center AT&T Education Room, 701 West Riverside Drive, Austin
pollytheatre@gmail.com
pollyannatheatrecompany.org
512-743-7966


APRIL 2017

Through June 1
Imagine 2017:  Juried Art Exhibit
Texas State University Round Rock Campus
1555 University, Round Rock, Texas
FREE, Daily
roundrockarts.org512-218-7099

Through April 30
Williamson County Jester Annex Art Exhibit
1801 Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock
FREE, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
roundrockarts.org
512-218-7099

Through September
Gallery Off the Square, Framers’ Art Gallery
Monthly art exhibits
610 South Main Street, Georgetown
wcartguild.org

April 1
RRISD Elementary Orff Honor Ensemble and Choral Festival
11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center, 5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
finearts.roundrockisd.org

April 1
Round Rock Market Days
Crafts and Vendors
Main Street Productions, Sherri Arrington
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
mainstreetproductionsrr.com

April 3
Elementary Art Exhibition “Meet and Greet” Team A
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center, 5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
finearts.roundrockisd.org

April 4
Elementary Art Exhibition “Meet and Greet” Team B
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center, 5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
finearts.roundrockisd.org

April 4 – 5
UIL MS Band Concert/Sightreading Contest
TBD
Connally High School, Austin
finearts.roundrockisd.org

April 5
Author Reading: Angela O’Donnell & Alan Berecka
Austin Community College, Rio Grande Campus Gallery Theater, Austin
FREE, 7:00 p.m.
austincc.edu/ah
512-233-3355

April 5, 12, 19, 26
Music on Main
City of Round Rock, Kristin Brown
221 East Main Street, Round Rock
FREE, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
downtownroundrocktexas.com
512-218-5447

April 5 – 7
UIL MS and HS Choir Concert/Sightreading Contest
Time: TBD
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center, 5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
finearts.roundrockisd.org

April 6
1st Thursday Opening Night Art Reception
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.
roundrockarts.org
512-218-7099

April 7 – 9
Choreography Project
The Austin City Ballet
Carol Feille D’Avila, Director
Emma Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center,
600 River Street, Austin
austincityballet.org
512-537-7045

April 7 – 16
“Speech and Debate”
Sam Bass Community Theatre
Opening Night Gala tickets $20
Regular Price $18
Student/ Seniors/ Military/ Educators $15
Friday and Saturday 8:00 p.m., Sunday matinee 2:00 p.m.
600 North Lee Street, Round Rock
sambasstheatre.org

April 8
Round Rock Empty Bowls Festival
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cedar Ridge High School, 2801 Gattis School Road, Round Rock
finearts.roundrockisd.org

April 10
Literary Coffeehouse
Austin Community College, Austin Java, 1206 Parkside, Austin
FREE, 7:00 p.m.
austincc.edu/ah
512-233-3355

April 11 – 12
UIL HS Band Non-Varsity Concert/Sightreading Contest
Georgetown High School, 2211 North Austin Avenue, Georgetown
finearts.roundrockisd.org

April 13
Balcones Fiction & Poetry Winners Reading
Austin Community College, Malvern Books, 613 West 29th Street, Austin
FREE, 7:00 p.m.
austincc.edu/ah
512-233-3355

April 16 (TBD)
Downtown Car Show
City of Round Rock, Officer John Rowe
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
downtownroundrocktexas.com
512-218-3260

April 16
Classic Chamber Concerts
Artisan Quartet with Toby Blumenthal
4:00 p.m.
Hewlett Room, Georgetown Public Library
402 West 8th Street, Georgetown
info@gtownfestival.org
512-243-8322

April 18 – 19
UIL HS Band – Varsity Concert/Sightreading Contest
TBD
Georgetown High School, 2211 North Austin Avenue, Georgetown
finearts.roundrockisd.org

April 21 – 22
HS State Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Madison High School, San Antonio
finearts.roundrockisd.org

April 25
UIL HS String Orchestra Concert/Sightreading Contest
TBD
Georgetown High School, 2211 North Austin Avenue, Georgetown
finearts.roundrockisd.org

April 29
The Sleeping Beauty
Austin Metamorphosis Dance Ensemble
Melanie Kregel, Executive and Artistic Director
The Boyd Vance Theatre at the Carver Library and Museum,
1165 Angelina Street, Austin
7:30 p.m.
$20 (in advance) tickets may be purchased at eventbrite.com
info@metamorphosisdance.net
metamorphosisdance.org
512-246-6047

April 29
Round Rock Cultural Fest
The Voice, Round Rock Ballet Folklorico and Literacy Council Williamson County
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
roundrockculturalfest.org
512-869-0497

April 29
Student Sculpture Fest
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Prete Plaza, 221 East Main, Round Rock
tsos.org

April 30
A Musical Potpourri
Round Rock Community Choir
Director Michael Rosensteel
Palm Valley Lutheran Church, 2500 East Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock
5:00 pm
$15 adults; $12 seniors; Free for students 17 and under
roundrockcommunitychoir.org
703-568-6997


MAY 2017

Through June 1
Imagine 2017:  Juried Art Exhibit
Texas State University Round Rock Campus
1555 University, Round Rock, Texas
FREE, Daily
roundrockarts.org
512-218-7099

Through June 30
Williamson County Jester Annex Art Exhibit
1801 Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock
FREE, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
roundrockarts.org
512-218-7099

Through September
Gallery Off the Square, Framers’ Art Gallery
Monthly art exhibits
610 South Main Street, Georgetown
wcartguild.org

May 3
Rio Review Release Party
Austin Community College, Malvern Books: 613 West 29th Street, Austin
FREE, 7:00 p.m.
austincc.edu/ah
512-233-3355

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Music on Main
City of Round Rock, Kristin Brown
221 East Main Street, Round Rock
FREE, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
downtownroundrocktexas.com
512-218-5447

May 4
1st Thursday Opening Night Art Reception
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.
roundrockarts.org
512-218-7099

May 5 – 6
Spring Choreographers’ Showcase
Austin Community College, Rio Grande Mainstage Theater, Austin
$10 general, $5 Students and Seniors
8:00 p.m.
austincc.edu/ah
512-223-3348

May 6
Region 13 North Jr. Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE)
7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Walsh Middle School, 3850 Walsh Ranch Blvd., Round Rock
finearts.roundrockisd.org

May 6
Round Rock Market Days
Crafts and Vendors
Main Street Productions, Sherri Arrington
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
mainstreetproductionsrr.com
mainstreetproductionsrr@gmail.com

May 7
A Marvelous Party
Penfold Theatre Company
Kindred Oaks, 2100 CR 176, Georgetown
Reservations Required
penfoldtheatre.org
512-850-4849

May 8
Literary Coffeehouse
Austin Community College, Austin Java, 1206 Parkside, Austin
FREE, 7:00 p.m.
austincc.edu/ah
512-233-3355

May 9 – 16
RRISD Secondary Art Show
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday – Friday
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center, 5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
finearts.roundrockisd.org

May 11
Spring Dance Informance
Austin Community College,
Rio Grande Campus Dance Studio, Room 130, Austin
FREE, 7:00 p.m.
austincc.edu/ah
512-223-3348

May 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, and 21
Playing Possum:  A Trickster Tale from Mexico, by Holly Hepp-Galvan
Intended for Children in Grades K – 3
Weekdays:  9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.; Weekends 2:00 p.m.
Long Center AT&T Education Room, 701 West Riverside Drive, Austin
pollytheatre@gmail.com
pollyannatheatrecompany.org
512-743-7966

May 12 – June 3
“25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”
Sam Bass Community Theatre
Opening Night Gala tickets $20
Thursday Night $13; Regular Price $18;
Student/ Seniors/ Military/ Educators $15
Thursday – Saturday 8:00 p.m., Sunday matinee 2:00 p.m.
600 North Lee Street, Round Rock
sambasstheatre.org

May 13
Dia de las Madres
Round Rock Ballet Folklorico and Williamson Hispanic Heritage Committee
Sharon Prete Plaza, 221 East Main Street, Round Rock
FREE, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
roundrockballetfolklorico.org
512-659-5667

May 16
RRISD Secondary Art Show Meet and Greet
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center,
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
finearts.roundrockisd.org

May 16
RRISD Secondary Art Show Awards
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center
5800 McNeil Drive, Austin
finearts.roundrockisd.org

May 18
Cordovan Art School 9th Annual Show
Cordovan Art School, Nancy Phipps or John Howell
Windgate Hotel Conference Center,
1209 North IH 35 North, Round Rock
FREE, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
cordovanartschool.com
512-275-4040

May 19
Williamson County Symphony Orchestra Concert
Conductor, Dr. Thomas E. “Doc” Rainey
Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Blvd., Cedar Park
FREE, 7:30 p.m.
wilcosymphony.org
512-698-3646

May 20
Williamson County Symphony Orchestra Concert
Conductor, Dr. Thomas E. “Doc” Rainey
Old Settler’s Park Pavilion, 3300 East Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock
FREE, 7:30 p.m.
wilcosymphony.org
512-698-3646

May 21
Downtown Car Show
City of Round Rock, Officer John Rowe
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock
FREE, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
downtownroundrocktexas.com
512-218-3260

May 27
49th Annual Fiesta Amistad
El Amistad Club
Old Settlers Association, 3300 East Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock
FREE, 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
fiesta@elamistadclub.com
elamistadclub.org