Zomball in Tomball and 7 more events to attend this weekend, Oct. 12-14


There are plenty of family-friendly activities scheduled this weekend throughout the Tomball and Magnolia areas.


1. Watch the Tomball High School Homecoming Game
Tomball High School celebrates homecoming with a game against Waller ISD.

7:30 p.m. Prices vary. www.tomballisd.net


2. Attend comedy production ‘She Kills Monsters’
Lone Star College-Tomball Performing Arts Center presents “She Kills Monsters,” a comedy play. The play contains adult language and content.

7:30 p.m. Prices vary. LSC-Tomball Theatre, 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball. www.facebook.com/LscTomballTheatre


3. Dress up for the Zomball in Tomball Halloween event
The city of Tomball’s annual Halloween event features two dozen decorated trunk-or-treat stations, an outdoor movie screening of “Coco” and other children’s activities. Family-friendly costumes as well as picnic baskets and lawn chairs are encouraged.

5 p.m. Movie begins at dusk. Free admission and parking. Tomball Historic Depot Plaza, 201 S. Elm St., Tomball. 281-351-5484. www.tomballtx.gov

4. Enjoy giveaways and refreshments at ‘The Walking Dead’ Day at the library
In collaboration with the Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library for the 15th anniversary of the TV and comic series “The Walking Dead,” Phase 1 Comics and Games hosts game demonstrations, giveaways, refreshments, photo opportunities and a costume contest. The event is for all ages.

10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free. LSC-Tomball Community Library, 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball. www.facebook.com/tomballlibrary

5. Celebrate the grand reopening of Aitken Farm & Ranch
Aitken Farm & Ranch celebrates its grand reopening of its store with a small petting zoo, photo opportunities and a hay ride.

9 a.m.-1 p.m. 20000 Bauer Hockley Road, Tomball. www.facebook.com/AitkenFarmandRanch


6. Find a pumpkin and participate in activities at a local pumpkin patch
Magnolia’s First Baptist Church opens its pumpkin patch for the fall with food and activities.

The patch is open beginning Oct. 13 on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with activities and from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Free admission. Magnolia’s First Baptist Church, 18525 N. 6th St., Magnolia. www.facebook.com/magnoliasfirst

7. Check out the pumpkin patch at Wildwood
Wildwood United Methodist Church opens its pumpkin patch Oct. 13. Proceeds go to support Family Assistance Ministries and Women of Wildwood Ministries.

The patch is open daily beginning Saturday. Free admission. 2 p.m.-7 p.m Sat., noon-7 p.m. Sun. More information is available here.


8. Make walk-in door hangers at workshop
Junkin Gypsies Tomball hosts a walk-in fall door hanger workshop at its paint and project workshop in Tomball. A variety of designs are available.

1-6 p.m. Price varies. 16807 FM 2920, Ste. B, Tomball. 832-978-6330. www.junkingypsiestomball.com

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Anna Lotz
Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in the Tomball and Magnolia communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.
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