Here are a few things to do in The Woodlands area this weekend, Nov. 2-4.
1. Last day of early voting
Early voting for the Nov. 6 midterm election runs Oct. 22-Nov. 2, during which residents of Montgomery County can vote at any early voting location countywide. Polls are open Nov. 2 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. For more information about early voting in Montgomery County, click here.
2. Gorilla Hole
Children in fifth and sixth grades can play gym games and participate in activities during this monthly event. 7-9:45 p.m. $7 per person. The Recreation Center at Bear Branch Park, 5310 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3950. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov
3. The Woodlands Art Crawl & Beer Tasting
The Howard Hughes Corporation hosts this event featuring a public art crawl around Hughes Landing, craft beer samples and food tastings from restaurants along Restaurant Row, artist booths, 3D sidewalk artists and sketch artists. 2-5 p.m. $15. Hughes Landing, Hughes Landing Boulevard, The Woodlands. www.thewoodlands.com
4. Out of the Darkness Greater Houston Area Walk
This annual community walk raises awareness and funds for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy and support survivors of suicide loss. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Price varies. Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-704-5097. https://afsp.donordrive.com
5. Defend the Orphan Run
Coreluv International hosts this fourth annual event features a chip-timed 10K run/walk, a 5K run/walk and a 1K children’s race following by an awards ceremony. 8-11 a.m. $25-$50. Rob Fleming Park, 6535 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 832-857-0588. www.coreluv.org
6. Diwali Celebration
Char Dham Hindu Temple celebrates Diwali with a jewelry and clothing bazaar, street food, face painting, fireworks, cultural programming and children’s activities. 4-10 p.m. Free. Char Dham Hindu Temple, 8044 College Park Drive, The Woodlands. 832-299-5172. https://skaifoundation.org
7. All Nations Community School Fall Gala
All Nations Community School celebrates its first year of classes at this fall gala featuring dinner, music and a silent auction. Proceeds from the event will benefit ANCS programs. 6-9 p.m. $125. Wild Stallion Vineyards, 5969 W. Rayford Road, Spring. 832-510-8311. www.allnationscs.org
8. Composting Class
The Woodlands Township hosts a composting class for residents to learn how to transform yard waste. 10-11 a.m. Free. The Woodlands Parks, Recreation and Environmental Services, 8203 Millennium Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov
9. Daylight savings time ends
Daylight savings time ends on Sunday at 2 a.m. Residents should remember to set their clocks back one hour.
10. Canopy Quest
Teams of four will drive Mini Coopers in pursuit of clues to complete challenges followed by a finale festival. Proceeds will benefit Canopy, a cancer survivorship center. 2-7 p.m. $100 per team. MINI of The Woodlands, 16675 I-45 S., Conroe. www.memorialhermann.org