Fall activities: Your 2019 guide to autumn events in south Montgomery County

Hollywood Horror: Frights, Camera, Action!

Oct. 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26: Attendees can explore a haunted trail walk featuring horror movie scares. 8-10 p.m. $9.

Bear Branch Park
5310 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands

Houston Symphony: Hocus Pocus Pops

Oct. 18: The Houston Symphony performs a Halloween-themed concert. 7:30 p.m. (gates 6 p.m.). $20.

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands

The Woodlands Fall Market & Fair

Oct. 19: Visitors can join Christ Church United Methodist in welcoming the fall season with a fair and market. Booths for vendors and crafts will be set up alongside a pumpkin patch. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Christ Church United Methodist
6363 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands

Murder Mystery: Death at the Disco

Oct. 25: Guests can use their investigative skills in a murder mystery event hosted by Dancing Thru Life.  6-8 p.m. $49.

Jasper’s The Woodlands
9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands

Tandem Trick-or-Treat

Oct. 26: Families can take an aquatic trick-or-treat outing on Lake Woodlands in tandem kayaks. 8:30-10:30 a.m. $35 (resident), $40 (nonresident)

Riva Row Boat House
2101 Riva Row, The Woodlands

Trick-or-Treat Trail

Oct. 26: Children can grab their costumes and gather treats from more than 30 The Woodlands-area vendors. Carnival games, crafts and a costume contest are available. 2-6 p.m.

Northshore Park
2505 Lake Woodlands Drive,The Woodlands.

Family pumpkin carving

Oct. 30: Members of the community can join Christ Church United Methodist for pumpkin carving and pizza. Donations are encouraged to help cover costs. 6-7:30 p.m.

Christ Church United Methodist
6363 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands

Monster Mash Trick-or-Treat Stop

Oct. 31: The event’s Halloween festivities include games, crafts and a costume contest. 5-8 p.m.

The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park
6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands

Children’s Museum SpookTacular

Oct. 31: The Woodlands Children’s Museum hosts a day of activities. Games, entertainment and prizes will be offered. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $5 (members), $10 (non-members), free (children under age 1)

The Woodlands Children’s Museum
4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Ste. 280, The Woodlands

Pumpkin patches near The Woodlands

J&J Nursery

4115 FM 2920, Spring

Mon.-Sat. 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Old Time Christmas Tree Farm

7632 Spring Cypress Road, Spring

Fridays in October, 4-7 p.m.; Sat. and Sun. in October, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. $7 entry (pumpkins and attractions sold separately)



A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new district complex at Cypress Rosehill Road and the Grand Parkway in late May. This complex will house a district stadium and community center, a junior high school, an elementary school, and water and wastewater treatment plants. (Rendering courtesy Tomball ISD)
Tomball ISD delays opening of district stadium

Superintendent Martha Salazar-Zamora said the district is uncertain of when an updated opening date for the stadium and community center will be announced.

At the annual State of the County address Nov. 15, County Judge Lina Hidalgo spoke on several initiatives launched in 2019, including criminal justice reform and emergency recovery, among other topics. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lina Hidalgo reflects on boundary-pushing first year in State of the County address

Early childhood development will be major focus of 2020, Hidalgo said.

The Westin at The Woodlands is one of three Howard Hughes Corp. hotels in The Woodlands that could be sold.
Courtesy Howard Hughes Corp.
Howard Hughes Corp. explores selling Woodlands hospitality holdings

Howard Hughes Corp. is exploring selling some of its Woodlands hospitality holdings as part of a restructuring plan announced in October that includes moving its headquarters from Dallas to The Woodlands.

Montgomery County Commissioners Court meets Tuesday, Nov. 19, in Conroe. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
Montgomery County to be declared a "gun sanctuary" county with resolution Nov. 19

Montgomery County commissioners are expected to hear a resolution Nov. 19 declaring the county a “gun sanctuary” county, officials with Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley’s office announced in a Nov. 14 release.

EZ Werks Storage will open Dec. 1 on Kuykendahl Road. (Courtesy Altar Group)
EZ Werks Storage sets Dec. 1 opening on Kuykendahl Road

EZ Werks Storage will celebrate its grand opening Dec. 1.

Aldi opened its newest location on Rayford Road in Spring on Nov. 14.
Aldi opens new Spring store on Rayford Road

The grocery chain marked the launch with a grand opening ceremony Nov. 14.

The Shenandoah City Council denied a permit appeal Nov. 13. (photo by Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper).
Shenandoah council denies developer's permit appeal for five houses

The Shenandoah City Council voted to deny a permit appeal for a new residential development coming into the city.

The Oak Ridge North City Council met for a special  session Nov. 13. Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper
Oak Ridge North City Council approves code updates, HUD civil rights policies and procedures

The updates are expected to modernize some of the city's older adopted code versions.

Drip N Vape opened in Spring on West Rayford Road in September. Courtesy Drip N Vape
Drip N Vape now offering vaporizers and accessories in northern Spring

The vape supply shop opened on West Rayford Road in early fall.

Boatman Construction of Tomball received the family-owned Small Business of the Year award from Lone Star College-Small Business Development Center. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lone Star College announces 6 local Small Business of the Year awards at ceremony in The Woodlands

The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center presented awards to six north Houston-area local businesses at a Nov. 13 luncheon.

Bluemercury debuts at Market Street

Bluemercury, a new spa at Market Street, opens today.

In a split 3-2 vote, the Harris County Commissioners Court passed a nonbinding resolution in favor of legislation requiring universal background checks for all Texas firearm sales, including those involving an unlicensed gun dealer and stranger-to-stranger gun sales, at its Nov. 12 meeting. (Courtesy Fotolia)
In split vote, Harris County approves resolution supporting universal background checks for all Texas firearm sales

The nonbinding resolution's passing demonstrated the court's support of legislation requiring universal background checks for all gun sales in the state, including those involving an unlicensed gun dealer and stranger-to-stranger gun sales.

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