19 events Cy-Fair residents will want to mark on their calendars in 2018

The Superintendentu2019s Fun Run and Festival takes place March 24.

The Superintendentu2019s Fun Run and Festival takes place March 24.

From festivals to fun runs, the Cy-Fair area hosts a variety of events throughout the year.


February


Feb. 3: Salute to Our Heroes Gala
The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation celebrates the 10th annual gala honoring military members and veterans. Salvatore “Sal” Giunta, former U.S. Army staff sergeant, is the guest speaker. Event proceeds benefit Cy-Fair students with scholarships. 7-9:30 p.m. $75 (veterans), $125 (individual). Omni Houston Hotel Westside, 13210 I-10, Houston. 281-370-0144. www.thecfef.org


Feb. 8-9: Cy-Fair ISD Livestock Show
Cy-Fair ISD hosts the 24th annual district livestock show featuring a premium sale, freezer sale and silent auction. Last year’s show raised about $800,000. Times vary. Free. CFISD Exhibit Center, 11206 Telge Road, Cypress. 281-897-4036. www.cfisd.net


Feb. 9: One Fine Affair
The Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce presents the annual event featuring a selection of wine and local food. Auction proceeds benefit Reach Unlimited, and the event is limited to 250 guests. 7-10 p.m. Price TBA. Lindsay Lakes, 16536 Mueschke Road, Cypress. 281-373-1390. www.cyfairchamber.com


Feb. 17-18: Home & Garden Show
The latest products and ideas in the home and garden industry are on display at the 11th annual event. 9 a.m.-
6 p.m. (Saturday), 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sunday). $10 (adults), free (children younger than 13). Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. www.cyfairhomeandgarden.com


Feb. 24: Heritage Car Show
Towne Lake hosts the ninth annual car show with more than 100 cars, muscle cars, trucks and classic cars. The family-friendly event also features food, raffles, music and activities for children. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. The Heritage Lodge, 19201 N. Canyon Lake Springs, Cypress. 281-256-2772. www.townelaketexas.com







March


March 24: Superintendent’s Fun Run and Festival
CFISD hosts the fifth annual Superintendent’s Fun Run featuring a 5K and other family-friendly activities. During last year’s event, more than 5,500 participants raised $67,000 for the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation. 8 a.m.-noon. $5-$20. Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-897-4000.  www.cfisd.net





April


April 7: Running for Hearts
Shield Bearer presents a 5K family fun run and walk to support survivors of trauma, including Hurricane Harvey, human trafficking, domestic violence, war and crime. 7-11 a.m. $10 (children younger than 14), $25 (adults). Windwood Presbyterian Church, 10555 Spring Cypress Road, Houston. 281-894-7222. www.shieldbearer.org/5k

April 21: Wine Fair Cy-Fair
The Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual event featuring wine and food vendors. Guests can also listen to live music and visit various vendor booths. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Price TBA. Cypress Village Station, 25282 Hwy. 290, Cypress. 281-373-1390. www.cyfairchamber.com

April 27: Reach Unlimited Golf Classic
The annual golf tournament features auctions, contests, door prizes and awards. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit’s Learning Activity Center. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Price TBA. Houston National Golf Club, 16500 Houston National Blvd., Houston. 713-818-8185. www.reachunlimited.org

April 28: Nature Fest
Bridgeland hosts the 11th annual event that features nature-themed and family-friendly activities along with animal performances. Time TBA. Free. Oak Meadow Park, 17730 House & Hahl Road, Cypress. 281-304-5588. www.bridgeland.com





May


May 5: Boys and Girls Country Spring Festival
The annual festival features games, rides, a silent auction and live entertainment as well as food and beverages. All proceeds help the nonprofit provide a home for area children. 11 a.m. Free. Boys and Girls Country, 18806 Roberts Road, Hockley. 281-351-4976. www.boysandgirlscountry.org

May 10: B.F. Adam Golf Classic
The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation holds the annual tournament featuring lunch, dinner, an awards ceremony and raffle to raise money for CFISD student scholarships. 9:30 a.m. $150-$7,500. BlackHorse Golf Club, 12205 Fry Road, Cypress. 281-370-0144. www.thecfef.org





July


July 28-29: Cypress Triathlon
A youth triathlon and Splash’N Dash race for dogs take place on Saturday. The main event on Sunday features a 3.1-mile run, a 13-mile bike ride and 550-meter swim course. Prices and times vary. Cypress Ranch High School, 10700 Fry Road, Cypress. www.cypresstriathlon.com







September


Sept. 8: Shop ‘Til You Drop
Nearly 300 vendors participate in the annual shopping event that benefits the Cy-Fair Women’s Club scholarship fund. Items for sale include home decor, jewelry, food and holiday gifts. Time TBA. Free. Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. www.cyfairwomensclub.org







October


Oct. 13: Health Expo
More than 5,000 attendees have access to health screenings, flu shots, vendor booths and live performances at the annual event hosted by CFISD. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-897-4000. www.cfisd.net


Oct. 19-20: Judy Dierker Holiday Market
The market hosts more than 100 vendors selling boutique home decor, clothing, jewelry, toys, holiday items, food and other handcrafted items. A silent auction benefits Cy-Hope. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Foundry Church, 8350 Jones Road, Houston. 713-466-4673. www.cy-hope.org


Oct. 27: Howl-O-Ween Fest
Bridgeland presents Howl-O-Ween Fest each October featuring an animal fashion show and pet-friendly activities. Last year, nearly $3,000 was raised for animal rescue groups. Time TBA. Free. Oak Meadow Park, 17730 House & Hahl Road, Cypress. 281-304-5588. www.bridgeland.com

Oct. 28: Boo Bash
Traders Village hosts an event featuring live music, trick-or-treating at participating shops, face painting, magic shows and Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department trucks on display. Noon-4 p.m. Free. Traders Village, 7979 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston. 281-890-5500. www.tradersvillage.com







November


Nov. 1: Larry Dierker Celebrity Golf Shootout
The Cy-Hope fundraiser includes lunch, beverages, dinner, a raffle, player gifts and a round of golf with celebrities. BlackHorse Golf Club, 12205 Fry Road, Cypress. 713-466-4673. www.cy-hope.org




By Danica Lloyd

Editor, Cy-Fair

Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in 2016. As editor, she continues to cover local government, education, health care, real estate, development, business and transportation in Cy-Fair. Her experience prior to CI includes studying at the Washington Journalism Center and interning at a startup incubator in D.C., serving as editor-in-chief of Union University's student magazine and online newspaper, reporting for The Jackson Sun and freelancing for other publications in Arkansas and Tennessee.



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