Harvest Day and Grape Stomp: 10 things to do in The Woodlands area this weekend, July 6-8

Wild Stallion Vineyards hosts its fourth annual Harvest Day and Grape Stomp July 7.

Wild Stallion Vineyards hosts its fourth annual Harvest Day and Grape Stomp July 7.

Here are a few things to do in The Woodlands area this weekend, July 6-8.


1. George Orwell's “1984”
July 5-7
Lone Star College-Montgomery presents this telling of George Orwell’s “1984.” The classic book tells the story of Winston Smith who lives under the totalitarian rule of the Party and has the idea of writing a diary—a crime punishable by death in his society, and imagines the two futures that could befall him. 7-8:30 p.m., 7:45-9:15 p.m., 8:30-9:45 p.m. (July 5-6), 3-4:30 p.m., 3:45-5:15 p.m., 4:30-6 p.m., 7-8:30 p.m., 7:45-9:15 p.m., 8:30-10 p.m. (July 7). Free. Lone Star College-Montgomery, 3200 College Park Drive, Conroe. 936-273-7000. www.lonestar.edu/montgomery





2. “Beauty and the Beast”
July 7-8
Class Act Productions will perform Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature. 2:30 p.m. (July 7-8), 7:30 p.m. (July 7). $15-32. Nancy Bock Center for the Performing Arts, 3800 S. Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands. 281-941-8500. www.classactproductions.org





3. Majic 102.1 Summer Block Party
July 7
This music festival will feature performances by Miguel, Fantasia, Ne-Yo and Tank. No lawn seating is available for this performance. 5 p.m. (gates open). $59.50-$150. The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-364-3010. www.woodlandscenter.org





4. Harvest Day and Grape Stomp
July 7
Wild Stallion Vineyards celebrates its fourth annual Harvest Day and Grape Stomp where patrons can help pick grapes off the vine and see the beginning of the process of turning grapes into wine. Participants are encouraged to dress comfortably, wear large-brimmed hats, sunscreen and bug spray. Harvest Day t-shirts will also be available for purchase. Breakfast and lunch are included. 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $22. Wild Stallion Vineyards, 5969 W. Rayford Road, Spring. 281-803-9463. www.wildstallionvineyards.com





5. Saturdaze Pool Party
July 7
The Westin at The Woodlands hosts this pool party featuring drink specials, appetizers, a live DJ and yard games. 2-7 p.m. $15. The Westin at The Woodlands, 2 Waterway Square Place, The Woodlands. 281-419-4300. www.westinthewoodlands.com





6. YMCA Parents Night Out
July 7
Children age 18 months-12 years old can enjoy movies, games and light snacks, while parents enjoy a night out at this month event. Pre-registration is required by July 6. 6-10 p.m. $20-$25. The Woodlands Family YMCA at Shadowbend, 6145 Shadow Bend Place, The Woodlands. 281-367-9622. www.ymcahouston.org





7. Give Some Red
July 7
Harley-Davidson of The Woodlands hosts this blood drive with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center. Those who donate blood will receive a free gift from Harley-Davidson of The Woodlands, while supplies last. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Harley-Davidson of The Woodlands, 25545 I-45 S., The Woodlands. 281-681-0099. www.woodlandsharley.com





8. Public Safety Open House
July 8
The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch hosts this public safety open house where children can meet firefighters and police officers, get an up close look at fire apparatus and rescue units, learn about fire safety, the Neighborhood Watch program and National Night Out events. 3-5 p.m. Free. Woodlands Fire Station #4, 7900 Bay Branch Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3886. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





9. Toss for Kenya
July 8
Deacon Baldy’s hosts this cornhold tournament benefitting the nonprofit Feed Teach Hope, which works to bring education, food and hope to children in Kenya. Online registration closes July 6. Noon-7 p.m. $150 per team. Deacon Baldy’s, 5447 FM 1488 Road, Magnolia. 281-650-2558. www.feedteachhope.org





10. Gingerbread Beach House
July 8
Over The Top Cake Supplies hosts this gingerbread beach house decorating class. Online registration closes July 6. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $45. Over The Top Cake Supplies, 453 Sawdust Road, Ste. 102, Spring. 832-458-0995. www.overthetopcakesupplies.com


By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.