Celebrate Thanksgiving on Nov. 20
Kingwood salon Sweet and Sassy is hosting a Thanksgiving event with Cinderella. In addition to Thanksgiving-themed crafts, there will be makeovers for children participating including hair, makeup and nails. Reservations are required. 5 p.m. $35.95. Sweet & Sassy Kingwood, 534 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood. 281-973-8035. www.sweetandsassy.com/kingwood
Support local restaurants on Nov. 21
The third annual Taste of Kingwood brings together the many restaurants and businesses of the Kingwood area to allow residents and guests to sample various dishes and support local businesses. Noon-5 p.m. Free. Kingwood Town Center Park, 8 N. Main St., Kingwood. 214-734-1917. www.koutourevent.com
Go on a hike on Nov. 24, Dec. 8
Mercer Botanic Gardens hosts a women’s restorative hike for beginners. The hourlong hike is open to any woman 18 years of age or older, but registration is required. 8-9 a.m. Free. Mercer Botanic Gardens, 22306 Aldine Westfield Road, Humble. 713-274-4160. www.hcp4.net/community/parks/mercer
Connect with local businesses on Dec. 3
Partnership Lake Houston, a merger of the local chamber and economic development partnership, hosts Kingwood BizCom. The event features business, community and school leaders discussing local topics. The virtual event is open to members and nonmembers. 11 a.m.-noon. Free. 281-446-2128. www.lakehouston.org
Get ready for Christmas on Dec. 5-6
Celebrate Christmas by attending the second annual Christmas market. It has food vendors and local businesses selling decorations, as well as an appearance from Santa. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sat.), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sun.). Free (entry). Sutton’s Community Garden & Farmers Market, 701 Hamblen Road, Kingwood. www.facebook.com/customcreationsbyjay
Enjoy outdoor trivia on Dec. 17
The Kings Harbor development hosts a trivia night with topics ranging from history to sports and music. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs or blankets and wear face masks. 7-9 p.m. Free. Kings Harbor, 1660 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Kingwood. 713-629-5200. www.kings-harbor.com
Listen to live music all month long
Back Pew Brewing
26452 Sorters McClellan Road, Porter
Dec. 5 | BadBod Band | 2 p.m.
808 Russell Palmer Road, Kingwood
Dec. 19 | Mojo Faction | 6:30 p.m.
Shamrocks Pub & Grill
228 First St. E., Humble
Dec. 4 | Poison I. V | 9 p.m.
Dec. 18 | Shotgun Sally | 9 p.m.
19304 Hwy. 59 N., Humble
Nov. 25 | Wayne Toups and the Zydecajun Band | 9 p.m.