Round Rock celebrates Centennial this Saturday
Festivities include live music, custom hot rod show, street fair and more
You turn 100 only once, so the City of Round Rock will celebrate its Centennial on Saturday, April 27, in conjunction with the dedication of a new park plaza in southwest downtown adjacent to the Baca Center and McConico Building.
A concert, street party, custom car show sponsored by Atomic Garage and 100-yard “Centennial” dash will highlight the event.
A free shuttle will be available from the Micki Krebsbach Pool parking lot, 301 Deepwood Drive, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Schedule of events
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Street Fair & Atomic Garage Car Show
Main Street from Mays Street to Sheppard Street
More than 100 businesses will be in Historic Downtown Round Rock with food, custom cars, concerts, crafts and more.
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Prete Plaza Concert Series
Prete Plaza, 221 East Main St.
· 11 a.m. Willy Welch (children)
· 12 p.m. Leland Williams (country)
· 1 p.m. Magnificient 7 (jazz)
· 2 p.m. The Followthrough (Christian Rock)
· 3 p.m. Rick Steinburg and the Stonecastle Family Band (Americana)
· 3:30 p.m. Car Show Awards
4 p.m. Barbette 100 Yard Dash
McConico Building, 301 W. Bagdad Ave.
Honoring Vander Clyde "Barbette" Broadway, a Round Rock native who gained international fame as a trapeze artist who performed disguised as a woman. To honor Barbette, come dash in costume or a funky outfit. Dress Fido up, too! Sponsored by Crossfit Round Rock.
5 to 9 p.m. Centennial Concert
Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad Ave.
· 5 p.m. Chris Castaneda Project
· 7 p.m. Carolyn Wonderland
· 9 p.m. Dale Watson