Attend a play, peruse gemstones: 11 things to do in the Lake Houston area throughout October, November

The Houston Gem & Mineral Society will host its 68th annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, during which attendees can peruse jewelry, minerals and fossils. (Courtesy The Houston Gem & Mineral Society)
The Houston Gem & Mineral Society will host its 68th annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, during which attendees can peruse jewelry, minerals and fossils. (Courtesy The Houston Gem & Mineral Society)

The Houston Gem & Mineral Society will host its 68th annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, during which attendees can peruse jewelry, minerals and fossils. (Courtesy The Houston Gem & Mineral Society)

Here are a few events and things to do in the Lake Houston area throughout the months of October and November. This list is not comprehensive.

Oct. 25-26: Start holiday shopping

The Kingwood Women’s Club will host its annual Holiday Marketplace, a two-day event that includes a preview party Oct. 25 featuring complimentary wine and appetizers, followed by all-day shopping Oct. 26. 6-9 p.m. (Oct. 25), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Oct. 26). $10-$15 (general admission), $30 (preview party). Humble Civic Center & Arena Complex, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble. www.kingwoodwomensclub.org

Oct. 29: Play golf

Partnership Lake Houston will host its 29th annual golf tournament, featuring free food and drinks, a pro-shop pop-up, a driving range and mulligans. Awards will be given for hole-in-one, closest to the pin and longest drive. 9:30 a.m. (check-in), 9:30-11 a.m. (pro-shop pop-up), 11 a.m. (shotgun start). $1,100 (per team of four). Clubs of Kingwood, 1700 Lake Kingwood Trail, Kingwood. 281-446-2128. www.lakehouston.org


Oct. 30: Listen to live music

Attendees will enjoy live music from Cody Kouba and Brian Thomas on The Green as part of a fall concert series hosted by Kings Harbor Waterfront Village. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. 6-9 p.m. Free. Kings Harbor Waterfront Village, 1660 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Kingwood. 713-629-5200. https://kings-harbor.com

Nov. 12: Support Humble ISD

The Humble ISD Education Foundation will host its annual golf tournament, from which proceeds will support thousands of educators and students across HISD. Each ticket includes one round of golf, a $50 player gift card for the multivendor shop, breakfast and lunch. 8:30 a.m. (shotgun start). $250 (per golfer). The Clubs of Kingwood, 1700 Lake Kingwood Trail, Kingwood. 281-641-8140. www.humbleisdfoundation.org

Nov. 12-14: Peruse unique gems

The Houston Gem & Mineral Society will host its 68th annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, during which attendees can peruse jewelry, minerals and fossils. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (Nov. 12-13), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Nov. 14). $8. Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble. 281-530-0942. www.hgms.org

Nov. 14: Reforest the forest

The Kingwood Garden Club will sell wildlife-friendly native trees, shrubs, fruit trees and citrus trees to the community in hopes of “reforesting the forest.” Preorders are preferred, and the Kingwood Garden Club Gift Market will also be open during the tree sale. 8 a.m. $5-$25. Kingwood Town Center Park, 8 N. Main St., Kingwood. www.kingwoodgardenclub.org

Nov. 16: Honor local businesses

Partnership Lake Houston will host its annual Business Awards luncheon, during which awards will be given to the business of the year with 50 or fewer employees, the business of the year with 51 or more employees, and the franchise of the year. Nominations were accepted through Sept. 26, and finalists were announced in mid-October.11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $40 (members), $65 (nonmembers). Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble. 281-446-2128. www.lakehouston.org

Nov. 18: Dance for a cause

The Lake Houston Family YMCA will host its 13th annual Dancing for a Cause event, which brings the community together to help raise money for the work the YMCA does to support social responsibility, youth development and health living. Local community leaders are paired with local professional dance instructors and compete to be crowned the Dancing for a Cause champion. 6-10 p.m. Email [email protected] for cost information. Redemption Square, 250 Assay Street, Houston. 281-360-2500. www.ymcahouston.org

LIVE THEATER

Charles Bender Performing Arts Center


611 Higgins St., Humble

281-446-4140 • www.humblepac.com

Oct. 22-24: “Honk Jr.” performed by Christian Youth Theater Houston. 7 p.m. (Oct. 22-23), 2 p.m. (Oct. 23-24). $20-$25

Oct. 29-31 & Nov. 5-7: “Newsies” performed by Christian Youth Theater Houston. 7 p.m. (Oct. 29-30, Nov. 5-6), 2 p.m. (Oct. 30-31, Nov. 6-7). $20-$25

Nov. 12-14, 19-21: “Driving Miss Daisy” performed by Texas Repertory Theatre Co. 8 p.m. (Nov. 12-13, 19-20), 3 p.m. (Nov. 14 and 21). $25
By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.



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