13 events to attend in Cy-Fair this October

Cypress Lutheran Oktoberfest will take place this fall at Epiphany Lutheran Church. (Courtesy Epiphany Lutheran Church)
Cypress Lutheran Oktoberfest will take place this fall at Epiphany Lutheran Church. (Courtesy Epiphany Lutheran Church)

Cypress Lutheran Oktoberfest will take place this fall at Epiphany Lutheran Church. (Courtesy Epiphany Lutheran Church)

Local businesses and organizations have planned plenty of events to keep Cy-Fair residents busy this October.

Oct. 1-31: See lights on display in Towne Lake

The Boardwalk at Towne Lake has partnered with Houston Methodist to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month with pink lights on display all month. Houston Methodist has installed an activation walk along the waterfront with information to help educate visitors and raise awareness for the cause. 6 p.m. Free. Boardwalk at Towne Lake, 9945 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 713-690-0000. www.boardwalktl.com


Oct. 1-31: See ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’

Stageworks Theatre will perform “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” a play that retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. The show is intended for viewers age 13 and older. 7:30 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.). $23-$34. Stageworks Theatre, 10760 Grant Road, Houston. 281-587-6100. www.stageworkshouston.org


Oct. 6: Golf for Shield Bearer

Shield Bearer will host a golf tournament to raise money for individuals and families in need. Individuals or groups of four can register online. 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. $125 (individual), $500 (group of four). Gleannloch Pines Golf Club, 19393 Champion Forest Drive, Spring. 832-604-3256. www.shieldbearer.org


Oct. 8-10: Enjoy live music at The Grand Texana

A Texas historic landmark is launching live music this fall with artists performing the music of Elvis and The Beatles, ‘70s and ‘80s hits, and classic country. 8 p.m. (Fri.), 7 p.m. (Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.) $20-$30. The Grand Texana, 53447 Hwy. 290, Hempstead. 832-819-1278. www.thegrandtexana.com


Oct. 9: Stock the food pantry at CAM

Local religious groups are stocking the food pantry at Cypress Assistance Ministries’ new facility. All are welcome to donate items and tour the building. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Cypress Assistance Ministries, 12930 Cypress N. Houston Road, Cypress. 281-955-7684. www.cypressassistance.org


Oct. 9: Stop by a health expo

Cy-Fair ISD’s annual Health Expo in partnership with the Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce will offer health screenings, flu shots, children’s activities and vendor booths. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. www.berrycenter.net


Oct. 16 Participate in a fun run

The Bridgeland Community Fun Run and Walk for Heroes will include a 5K walk and 10K run around Josey Lake as well as a children’s 1K run around Bridgeland Lake. Vendors, entertainment and activities for children will also be on-site. The children’s walk is open to strollers and wagons. Registration can be completed online. 8 a.m. $15-$20 (children), $35 (adults). Lakeland Village Festival Park, 16902 Bridgeland Landing Drive, Cypress. www.bridgeland.com


Oct. 16-17: Check out the ‘Pop Swap’

Traders Village will host a “Pop Swap” and vintage fashion sale. Funko Pop collectors will have an opportunity to meet other collectors, trade their pops with each other and take advantage of unique sales. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Free (admission), $5 (parking). Traders Village, 7979 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston. 281-890-5500. www.tradersvillage.com/houston


Oct. 22-23: Visit the Judy Dierker Holiday Market

The Foundry Church will host its 20th annual Judy Dierker Holiday Market. More than 80 vendors will have jewelry, boutique home decor and handcrafted items for purchase. A coffee and treat shop will be available as well. All proceeds from the event will benefit local missions. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. The Foundry Church, 8350 Jones Road, Houston. 713-937-9388. www.foundrychurch.org


Oct. 23: Attend the Cypress Lutheran Oktoberfest

This Oktoberfest event will feature German music and food, axe throwing, a stein-holding contest, a beer garden and carnival games. 2-7 p.m. Free (admission). Epiphany Lutheran Church, 14423 West Road, Houston. www.cypressoktoberfest.org


Oct. 23: Stop by Bridgeland’s Nature Fest

The 13th annual Nature Fest features stage shows with live animals, a petting zoo, pony rides, food trucks, outdoor laser tag, face painting, paddle boat rides and other family-friendly activities. Proceeds will be donated to Cy-Hope. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free (admission). Oak Meadow Park, 17730 House & Hahl Road, Cypress. 281-304-5588. www.bridgeland.com

Oct. 23: Salute local heroes

The annual Cy-Fair Educational Foundation event honors members of the armed forces and first responders while raising money for local scholarships. Mark W. Tillman, President George W. Bush’s pilot and commander of Air Force One, will be the guest speaker. 7-9:30 p.m. $125. Omni Houston Hotel Westside, 13210 I-10, Houston. 281-370-0144. www.thecfef.org


Oct. 28: Golf with the Chamber of Commerce

The Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce will host a golf tournament with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Adam J. Skinner Scholarship of the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation. 11 a.m. $150-$1,000. BlackHorse Golf Club, 12205 Fry Road, Cypress. 281-373-1390. www.cyfairchamber.com
By Emily Jaroszewski

Reporter, Cy-Fair

Emily joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2021 after graduating with a degree in communications from the University of St. Thomas, and interning for Houston Public Media. Emily is a former student athlete for St. Thomas, and served as the assistant editor for the university's online student newspaper, The Celt Independent.

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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