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


SHARE THIS STORY


MOST RECENT

KDS Insurance relocated from FM 1774 to 17902 FM 1488, Building A, Magnolia, on Sept. 1. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
KDS Insurance relocates in Magnolia

KDS Insurance relocated from FM 1774 to 17902 FM 1488, Building A, Magnolia, on Sept. 1.

Magnolia
Magnolia City Council grants conditional use permit for food truck yard on FM 1774

The Truck Shack, a food truck yard, received a conditional use permit from Magnolia City Council members Nov. 12, marking the first food truck yard within Magnolia city limits.

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.

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.

Ahead of the Dec. 14 mayoral runoff election for the city of Houston, Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman announced plans Nov. 12 to move the county’s ballot box collection center to a more centralized location in hopes of expediting election result returns. (Emma Whalen/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harris County clerk to move ballot box collection center to centralized location in effort to expedite election result returns

Ahead of the Dec. 14 mayoral runoff election for the city of Houston, Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman announced plans Nov. 12 to move the county’s ballot box collection center to a more centralized location in hopes of expediting election result returns.

A dog receives treatment at Montgomery County Animal Shelter's new wellness clinic.
Montogmery County Animal Shelter opens wellness clinic

The clinic's purpose is to provide basic pet care and vaccines at a low cost.

One of the major themes found in the report was a nearly 24-year range in average lifespan that varied across the county from as low as 65 years to as high as 89 years. According to the report, the Memorial/Bear Creek area has the highest average lifespan, while the East Little York/Settegast area has the lowest. (Courtesy Harris County Public Health)
Benchmark study reveals 24-year lifespan variance, high obesity rates and limited health care access across Harris County

A study by Harris County Public Health found life expectancy in Harris County alone varies by nearly 24 years depending on where a resident lives.

Montgomery County commissioners appointed 10 members to the county's new ethics commission at their Nov. 12 regular meeting.
Community Impact Newspaper staff
Montgomery County commissioners approve 10 members for new county ethics commission

Funding for two county flood planning initiatives was also approved at the couty's Nov. 12 meeting.

Snow fell at the Tomball Museum Center in early December 2017 (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
Greater Houston area to experience cold front Nov. 11-13; temperature could reach freezing point

The front is not expected to affect travel because the ground is too warm for precipitation to stick.

Grand Pines Drive construction is scheduled to be complete in April 2020, according to Montgomery County Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley. (Kara McIntyre/Community Impact Newspaper)
GALLERY: Take a look at Grand Pines Drive construction in the Magnolia area

Construction on Grand Pines Drive—a two-lane road connecting Nichols Sawmill to Sanders Cemetery roads—is ongoing in the Magnolia area.

Junkin Gypsies Tomball will relocate to Market Street in December and change its name to The Craft Chicks, Owner Brooke Manning said.
Junkin Gypsies Tomball to relocate, change name to The Craft Chicks

Owner Brooke Manning will relocate Junkin Gypsies Tomball to 304 Market St., Tomball, in December.

Drivers on the Grand Parkway will pay higher tolls come Jan. 1, 2020. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Tolls to increase Jan. 1 on the Grand Parkway

Drivers on the Grand Parkway will see toll rates increase 2% on Jan. 1, 2020.

Back to top