As September comes to a close, there are several events and activities for Magnolia and Tomball residents to attend this weekend.

Friday, Sept. 29-Sunday, Oct. 1

1. Morning Star Builders showcases a home by Southern Living Custom Builder Program in Bluejack National, a resort-style community in Montgomery, built on Tiger Woods’ first golf course. Guests can tour the 5,130-square-foot home through Oct. 29 each Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $15. Bluejack National, 4430 South FM 1486, Montgomery.

Saturday, Sept. 30-Sunday, Oct. 1

2. The Texas Renaissance Festival kicks off its 2017 festival Saturday, Sept. 30. The nine-weekend event offers Renaissance-themed live entertainment across more than 20 stages as well as more than 400 shops offering medieval goods. The festival runs through Nov. 26, and each weekend features a different theme for guests to participate in. $30 (adult admission at the gate), $15 (child admission at the gate). Texas Renaissance Festival grounds, 21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission. 800-458-3435.

3. Salem Lutheran Church opens its 5-acre corn maze with a Texas-themed design on Saturday, Sept. 30. The maze features games and a labyrinth section. The event also features a pumpkin patch, hayrides and yard games. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (Saturdays), noon-7 p.m. (Sundays). Free admission (children age 2 and younger), $5 (children ages 3-6), $10 (older than 6 years). Salem Lutheran Church, 22601 Lutheran Church Road, Tomball. 281-351-8223.

Saturday, Sept. 30

4. The City of Tomball hosts Beetles, Brew and Barbecue, a Texas version of Octoberfest, on Saturday, Sept. 30. A Volkswagen car show begins at 9 a.m featuring more than 100 classic Beetles. The festival begins at 11 a.m. featuring several Texas craft breweries, barbecue, music, food and craft vendors and a kids zone. Free (admission and parking). 9 a.m. (Volkswagen show), 11:30 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. (festival). Tomball Historic Depot Plaza, 201 South Elm Street, Tomball. 281-351-5484.

5. The Farmer’s Market on Tamina celebrates its first anniversary Saturday, Sept. 30. The market will host live music from Cody Walsh, cocktails, and other activities. Free. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Farmer’s Market on Tamina, 32907 Tamina Road, Magnolia. 281-826-2639.

Sunday, Oct. 1

6. Beginning Sunday, Oct. 1, more than 85 scarecrows and piles of pumpkins will cover the Oil Ranch in Hockley for its fall festival. The ranch offers hay rides, scarecrow scenes and thousands of pumpkins as well as the regular ranch activities available. Every child gets a free pumpkin with paid admission. The festival occurs throughout the entire month of October. Noon-5 p.m. (Sundays), 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturdays). $15.95 (weekday admission), $19.95 (weekend admission), free (children age 2 and younger). The Oil Ranch, 23501 Macedonia Road, Hockley. 281-859-1616.