Check out these local events happening in October and early November.
Visit a fall festival
Rose Hill United Methodist Church holds its fall bazaar and craft fair featuring vendors, a silent auction, food, a car show and other activities. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free (admission). Rose Hill United Methodist Church, 21022 Rosehill Church Road, Tomball. 281-351-5356. www.rosehillumc.org
Participate in a 5K race for breast cancer awareness
Paces4Pink—a 5K run and 1-mile walk—seeks to increase breast cancer awareness and raise funds for research efforts. 8 a.m.-10 a.m. $15-$25. Tomball Historic Depot Plaza, 201 S. Elm St., Tomball. 281-351-5484. www.racesonline.com
Register to vote in local, state elections
The deadline to register to vote in November elections is Oct. 9. Elections include races for the Tomball ISD board of trustees, county officials, and state and U.S. representatives. Eligible citizens must be 18 years old on Election Day. www.votetexas.gov/register-to-vote
Attend a fall food fest
Tomball Business & Professional Women hosts its annual Fall Food Fest featuring a lunch with more than 15 local eateries and a silent auction. Proceeds support scholarships for local women. 11:30 a.m. $10. Tomball United Methodist Church, 1603 Baker Drive, Tomball. www.tbpw.org
Stop by Care Fest
Society of Samaritans presents its inaugural event offering free community resources and family activities, including health screenings, a job fair, food, a bouncy house, hair cuts, a raffle and blood drive. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. West Montgomery County Community Development Center, 31355 Friendship Drive, Magnolia.
Enjoy a concert
Magnolia nonprofit Boots for Troops hosts its annual family-friendly Concert in the Country fundraiser, featuring live music, food trucks, auctions and a costume contest. 4-11 p.m. Cost varies. 32931 Wright Road, Magnolia.
Hear straight talk from an educational comedian
Concordia Lutheran High School hosts an anti-bullying presentation with Keith Deltano. The community event is funded by a grant from the Tomball Regional Health Foundation for teen mental health initiatives. 7 p.m. Free. 700 E. Main St., Tomball. 281-351-2547.
Support educators in MISD
The Magnolia Education Foundation hosts a golf tournament, which also includes lunch and dinner. Proceeds fund grants for teachers in Magnolia ISD. Registration closes Oct. 8. Noon. Cost varies. High Meadow Ranch Golf Club, 37300 Golf Club Trail, Magnolia. www.magnoliaisd.org/mef
Get into the big game
The Magnolia Rotary Club hosts the
annual Magnolia Bowl tailgate party, featuring food, activities and vendors. Afterward, Magnolia West and Magnolia high schools face off in a football game. 4 p.m. Free (admission). Magnolia High School, 14350 FM 1488, Magnolia.
Cast a ballot on Election Day
A host of candidates are on the ballot in November, including those in local, state and U.S. races. Find polling locations, Q&As with local candidates and Election Day results at www.communityimpact.com/vote.