5 things to do in Cy-Fair this weekend, Oct. 8-10

A Texas historic landmark is launching live music this fall. (Courtesy The Grand Texana)
A Texas historic landmark is launching live music this fall. (Courtesy The Grand Texana)

A Texas historic landmark is launching live music this fall. (Courtesy The Grand Texana)

Events on the calendar this weekend in Cy-Fair include a fall festival, live music and a community garage sale.

Oct. 8: Concert season launch


A Texas historic landmark is launching live music this weekend with a George Strait tribute performance by Derek. 8 p.m. $30. The Grand Texana, 53447 Hwy. 290, Hempstead. 832-819-1278. www.thegrandtexana.com

Oct. 9: Cy-Fair ISD 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. 9: Jam for 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. 12930 Cypress N. Houston Road, Cypress. 281-955-7684. www.cypressassistance.org


Oct. 9: Windhaven HOA garage sale

A multihome garage sale will take place in the Windhaven neighborhood, located south of West Road and west of Barker Cypress Road in Cypress. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Free (admission). Windhaven, 8911 Windhaven Lake Drive, Cypress. 713-329-7100

Oct. 10: House & Hahl fall festival

A fall festival will feature pumpkin painting, live music, face painting, cookie decorating, a car show and more family-friendly activities. Noon-4 p.m. Free (admission). House & Hahl Sports & Business Complex, 16718 House & Hahl Road, Cypress. www.facebook.com/events/581177042910719
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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