Texas Renaissance Festival, drive-thru trick-or-treating: 6 events to attend in the Tomball and Magnolia area this weekend, Oct. 8-10

The Texas Renaissance Festival returns for its 47th year beginning Oct. 9-10 with an Oktoberfest-themed weekend. (Courtesy Steven David Photography)
The Texas Renaissance Festival returns for its 47th year beginning Oct. 9-10 with an Oktoberfest-themed weekend. (Courtesy Steven David Photography)

The Texas Renaissance Festival returns for its 47th year beginning Oct. 9-10 with an Oktoberfest-themed weekend. (Courtesy Steven David Photography)

Oct. 8: Attend Tomball’s Dive-Boo festivities

Drive through Tomball’s trunk-or-treat celebration at Juergens Park to receive candy. Guests are asked to enter on the north side of the park and exit on the south side; officers will be on site to assist with traffic flow. 5-8 p.m. Free. 1331 Ulrich Road, Tomball. 281-351-5484. www.facebook.com/tomballtexanforfun

Oct. 8: Attend a Tomball Memorial High School football game

Tomball Memorial High School football will look to bounce back from a 63-14 loss to Klein Cain High School last week as it plays Klein High School this week at home. The Wildcats are 2-4 for the season and 0-2 in district games. 7 p.m. $5 (students), $6 (adults), $7 (reserved seating). 20235 Cypress Rosehill Road, Tomball. 281-357-3100. www.tomballisd.net/apps/pages/administrative-services/athletics/tickets

Oct. 9-10: Visit the Texas Renaissance Festival


The 47th annual Texas Renaissance Festival returns this weekend with a theme of Oktoberfest. The festival runs eight weekends this fall with health and safety measures in place, themed weekends and new entertainment, Community Impact Newspaper previously reported. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. $12.50-$30. 21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission 800-458-3435. www.texrenfest.com

Oct. 9: Drink at Bier Fest

Saint Arnold Brewing Company is hosting its second annual Bier Fest in Tomball. The event will feature live music, free beer samples and team games such as stein hoisting and sausage toss. Guests must register in teams of four for games. Noon. Free (admission), $20 (per team for games). District 269, 23238 Hwy. 249, Tomball.713-686-9494. www.district249.com

Oct. 9: Gather in Magnolia

The Wilderness Campground & Community in Magnolia will present 2nd Saturday Shenanigans, an opportunity for people to enjoy family, fellowship and food, organizer Homer Allison said. The event features a range of activity options from horseshoes to food vendors, with no set schedule of events. Attendees are invited to bring their own activities, such as bikes and yard games. 3-7 p.m. Free. 14310 FM 1488, Magnolia. www.facebook.com/familyfriendlycamping

Oct. 9: View new art

DaVinci Artists Gallery is hosting its monthly open house exhibition to display new art at the gallery. Guests can enjoy a glass of wine and an appetizer while mingling with the local artists whose works are on display. 5-8 p.m. Free. 315 W. Main St., Tomball. 281-516-9595. www.davinciartistsgallery.com
By Chandler France

Reporter, Tomball/Magnolia

Chandler joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2021 after graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Southern California, where he was the executive editor of Annenberg Media. He previously interned with the company in Gilbert, AZ and with the Beacon Project, an investigative reporting team in Los Angeles. Chandler is originally from Laguna Hills, CA.



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