A Broadway tribute, Native American Pow Wow & Cirque Du Soleil: 12 events to attend this November in Cy-Fair

Cirque Du Soleil returns with a reimagination of a classic show at Sam Houston Race Park. (Courtesy Cirque Du Soleil)
Cirque Du Soleil returns with a reimagination of a classic show at Sam Houston Race Park. (Courtesy Cirque Du Soleil)

Cirque Du Soleil returns with a reimagination of a classic show at Sam Houston Race Park. (Courtesy Cirque Du Soleil)

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story stated the Jersey Village High School FFA craft show would be held in November, but it has been postponed to March 26-27, 2022.

Events on the calendar this month in Cy-Fair include a music festival, a charity golf tournament and a virtual college fair.

Nov. 2: Head to the polls on Election Day

Registered voters living in Cy-Fair ISD’s boundaries can cast their ballot for three open seats on the school board of trustees. Several statewide propositions are also on the ballot. Cy-Fair ISD will have a professional day, and campuses will be closed to students. 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Free. Various locations. www.harrisvotes.com

Nov. 3: Golf for Cy-Hope

Cy-Hope is set to hold its annual Larry Dierker Celebrity Golf Shootout fundraiser this fall. Registration includes lunch, beverages, dinner, a raffle, player gifts and a round of golf with celebrities. 10 a.m. (registration), 5:30 p.m. (dinner). $25 (nongolfer dinner ticket), $500 (individual player). BlackHorse Golf Club, 12205 Fry Road, Cypress. www.cy-hope.org

Nov. 5-7: Catch a performance of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

Playhouse 1960 presents “Little Shop of Horrors,” a science-fiction musical about a floral assistant who discovers a devious new plant breed. The show is rated PG-13, and unvaccinated attendees are encouraged to wear masks. 8 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.). $20-$23. Playhouse 1960, 6814 Gant Road, Houston. 281-587-8243. www.playhouse1960.com

Nov. 6: Give cancer the boot with MD Anderson

MD Anderson Cancer Center’s sixth annual Boot Walk to End Cancer will be held virtually. Participants will walk 1.2 miles in their own neighborhoods and are encouraged to wear boots, symbolizing efforts to “give cancer the boot.” 9 a.m. Free. www.mdanderson.org/bootwalk

Nov. 10: Support MESA Outreach at a tournament

A shooting clay tournament will benefit MESA Outreach, a nonprofit serving families in need in the northwest Houston region. Registration includes breakfast, lunch, 100 targets per shooter, ammo, drinks and a raffle ticket. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $325 (individual shooter). Westside Sporting Grounds, 10120 Pattison Road, Katy. 281-599-8536. www.mesa-outreach.org

Nov. 12-30: Tune into a virtual college fair

Cy-Fair ISD hosts three virtual college fairs throughout November. More than 200 colleges and universities share information about their campuses and programming; school representatives offer live presentations; and one-on-one virtual meetings are available by appointment. The virtual fair is available 24 hours a day through Nov. 30, but live chats are scheduled for Nov. 12, 29 and 30. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (Sat.), 6-8 p.m. (Mon.-Tue.). Free. www.cfisd.net

Nov. 12-14: Enjoy a Broadway tribute show

Stageworks Theatre’s teen actors program will join theaters across the country to perform “All Together Now!” The event showcases Broadway’s most beloved shows and celebrates local theater. 7:30 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sat.-Sun.). $25. Stageworks Theatre, 10760 Grant Road, Houston. 281-587-6100. www.stageworkshouston.org

Nov. 13: Attend a music festival

Honkytonk for Hope features artists such as John Evans Band, Two Tons of Steel and Ziggy Moonshine will help support Long Way Home, a nonprofit benefiting transplant recipients. Noon. $35 (ages 16 and up), free (children). The Barn at Frio Grill, 16410 Mueschke Road, Cypress. www.lwhtexas.com

Nov. 13-14: Stop by the Native American Championship Pow Wow

Traders Village will host the annual event, which features tribal dance contests, an arts and crafts show, teepees, honoring ceremonies and singing. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free (admission), $5 (parking). Traders Village, 7979 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston. 281-890-5500. www.tradersvillage.com

Nov. 13: Attend a casino night for charity

Shield Bearer Counseling Centers will host a casino night to raise money for programming. Attendees can “Play it Forward” with roulette, craps, blackjack, a silent auction, mystery boxes and a wine pull. 7-11 p.m. $100. Mia Bella Events & Receptions, 22404 Mueschke Road, Tomball. 832-604-3256. www.shieldbearer.org

Nov. 13-Dec. 12: See a live Cirque Du Soleil show

Cirque du Soleil returns to Sam Houston Race Park with a reimagination of classic show “Alegria: In a New Light.” VIP packages are available. Times vary. $55+. Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway W., Houston. 877-924-7783. www.cirquedusoleil.com/alegria

Nov. 16: Learn about local business offerings

The Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce holds a business expo in conjunction with its monthly membership luncheon. Businesses from across Cy-Fair will showcase their products and services in the vendor hall. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (with a lunch break from noon-1 p.m.). $30 (before Nov. 9), $35 (after Nov. 9). Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-373-1390. www.cyfairchamber.com
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.