Preservation Month Events
Preservation Month will start a little early for Round Rock this year. A preliminary schedule for events celebrating Round Rock’s history is posted below.
April 29: Chuckwagon Dinner. The Williamson Museum invites you to a Dutch oven dinner with beer, wine, and all the fixin’s. 6-9 p.m. at Old Settlers Park. $30 per person/ $25 for members/ $15 for children.
April 30: Pioneer Day at Old Settlers Park. The Williamson Museum presents a day of pioneer crafts, food and demonstrations for children at Old Settlers Park from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
May 12: Exploring Undertold Stories of Texas. Friends of the Texas Historical Commission presents a webinar about the Undertold Marker Program. Learn how to apply for an undertold marker in your community! 6:00 p.m. over Zoom. Register here.
May 17: Lunch and Learn: the Chisholm Trail. Noon-1:00 p.m. at the Baca Center.
May 22: Discovering Round Rock History: Kenney Fort. Sunday, May 22 from 1-2 p.m. at the Library. Refreshments provided by Estes Audiology.
Round Rock – This Place Matters by members of the Baca Center Art Club. Monthlong in the Baca Center Lobby.
Round Rock Landmarks by Round Rock Preservation. Monthlong in the Library’s first floor display case.
New website resources:
Video series: Texas Time Machine Short videos about Round Rock history
Video series: Places in Time Short videos about the stories behind Round Rock landmarks
A History Buff’s Guide to Round Rock
Historic Downtown Round Rock, Texas Walking Guide (pdf) Printed copies will be available at the Library in May.
A Kid’s Guide to the History of Round Rock (pdf) Printed copies will be available at the Library in May.
Source: City of Round Rock