Enjoy Sunday Afternoon in the Park, Zomball in Tomball and 5 other family-friendly events in Tomball and Magnolia this weekend, Oct. 13-15


Multiple family-friendly events are planned throughout the Tomball and Magnolia areas this weekend.

The business is named for owner Kevin Mims’ father, who was nicknamed Deacon Baldy. (via Wendy Cawthon/Community Impact Newspaper)

Friday, Oct. 13-Sunday, Oct. 15

1. Deacon Baldy’s Bar & Food Trucks celebrates its one year anniversary in Magnolia with a lineup of live music, drink specials and guest food trucks. 11 a.m.-midnight (Friday-Saturday), 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (Sunday). Free (admission). 281-650-2558. Deacon Baldy’s, 5451 FM 1488, Magnolia. www.deaconbaldys.com

Zomball in Tomball

Zomball in Tomball returns Oct. 14. (via Courtesy city of Tomball)

Saturday, Oct. 14

2. The city of Tomball hosts Zomball in Tomball, which includes a community-sized trunk-or-treat, an outdoor movie screening of “Paranorman” and other activities. 6-8 p.m. Free. Tomball Historic Depot Plaza, 201 S. Elm St., Tomball. 281-351-5484. www.tomballtx.gov

3. Montgomery County Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley hosts a family fun day and dance on Saturday to kick off his re-election campaign. The event features an exotic petting zoo, camel and pony rides, bounce houses, balloon artists, face painting and live music from the Charlie Riley Band in the evening. Guests can bring food, and food is also available for purchase. 4 p.m. Free. Unity Park, 19450 Unity Park Drive, Magnolia. www.charlieriley.org

4. Outback Western Wear hosts its annual Customer Appreciation Event featuring food, activities, a raffle and retail discounts. Noon-3 p.m. Free (admission). Outback Western Wear, 30405 Dobbin Hufsmith Road, Magnolia. 281-259-9378. www.outbackww.com

Corn maze

The corn maze is open until Nov. 4.

Saturday, Oct. 14,-Sunday, Oct. 15

5. Salem Lutheran Church hosts a 5-acre corn maze with a Texas-themed design. A pumpkin patch, hayrides and yard games are also available. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (Saturday), noon-7 p.m. (Sunday). Free admission (children age 2 and younger), $5 (children ages 3-6), $10 (older than 6 years). Salem Lutheran Church, 22601 Lutheran Church Road, Tomball. 281-351-8233. www.tomballcornmaze.com

10 things to do at the Texas Renaissance Festival

The 55-acre Renaissance-themed park includes more than 400 shops, live entertainment and an evening costume gala. (via Courtesy Stephen David)

6. The Texas Renaissance Festival features Pirate Adventure Weekend with best-dressed pirate and fish-n-chips-eating contests in addition to live entertainment, shops and interactive characters. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. $15-$30 (gate admission). Children age 12 or younger receive free admission on Sunday. Texas Renaissance Festival grounds, 21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission. 800-458-3435. www.texrenfest.com

Sunday, Oct. 15

7. Harris County Precinct 4 hosts Sunday Afternoon in the Park at Burroughs Park. Activities include: carnival games, children’s crafts, clowns, entertainment, fishing, food and drinks, hayrides, a petting zoo, pony rides and a pumpkin patch. Some activities are open only to children ages 12 and younger. In case of rain, the event will be rescheduled for Oct. 22. Noon-4 p.m. Free. Burroughs Park, 9738 Hufsmith Road, Tomball. www.hcp4.net

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Anna Dembowski
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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