Zomball in Tomball, a hayride in Magnolia and more: 5 things to do in Tomball, Magnolia this weekend, Oct. 11-13

The city of Tomball hosts its annual Halloween celebration this Saturday.

The city of Tomball hosts its annual Halloween celebration this Saturday.

Celebrate the fall season this weekend with several local fall festivals, including Zomball in Tomball, as well as other activities.



Oct. 11-12

View local artwork
Peruse oil paintings, watercolors, pottery, photography, mosaics and other art mediums at the Tomball Art League Art Show and Sale. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Friends of the Tomball Community Library to support library services. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (Oct. 11), 12:30-3:30 p.m. (Oct. 12). Free (entry), artwork costs vary. Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library, 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball. 832-559-4200. www.thetomballartleague.com






Oct. 11-13

See 'Macbeth' at Burroughs Park



Guests can see a live theater performance of William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” a story about a military general driven to murder the king of Scotland for his throne. 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 11); 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 12); 2 p.m. (Oct. 13). Free. Burroughs Park, 9738 Hufsmith Road, Tomball. 713-274-4050. www.hcp4.net








Oct. 11

Adopt a cat
Abandoned Animal Rescue hosts cat-only adoptions—called Friday Night Felines—each Friday through Nov. 1. 6-8 p.m. Adoption prices vary. AAR, 32632 Wright Road, Magnolia. 281-789-4142. www.aartexas.org






Oct. 12

Dress up for Zomball in Tomball
Enjoy the city of Tomball’s eighth annual Halloween celebration, including a “monster-sized” trunk-or-treat, kid-friendly attractions, a movie under the stars, a spooky-themed maze and other entertainment. Costumes are encouraged. 5-9 p.m. Free (admission, parking). Tomball Historic Depot Plaza, 201 S. Elm St., Tomball. 281-351-5484. www.tomballtx.gov





Oct. 12

Go on a hayride
Join a hayride followed by s'mores around a campfire at Magnolia United Methodist Church. The hayride begins in the church parking lot. 6-9 p.m. Free. Magnolia UMC, 419 Commerce St., Magnolia. 281-356-6647. www.magnoliaumc.org


By Kara McIntyre
Kara started with Community Impact Newspaper as the summer intern for the south Houston office in June 2018 after graduating with a bachelor's degree in mass communication from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. She became the reporter for north Houston's Tomball/Magnolia edition in September 2018, moving to Alpharetta in January 2020 after a promotion to be the editor of the Alpharetta/Milton edition, which is Community Impact's first market in Georgia.


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