Tomball Bluegrass Festival, Cactus Jack's Campfire: 7 events in Tomball and Magnolia Oct. 15-16

Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 10 will host its first of three community meetings Oct. 16. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 10 will host its first of three community meetings Oct. 16. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 10 will host its first of three community meetings Oct. 16. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Oct. 15: See the Tomball High School versus Klein Oak High School football game

Tomball High School will play Klein Oak High School in its fourth district football game of the season. The Cougars took their first loss of the season last week against Klein Collins High School. 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. 15: Catch the annual Magnolia Bowl

The annual Magnolia Bowl is being held this weekend as Magnolia High School takes on Magnolia West High School football. This year’s game is being held at the Magnolia High School Stadium. Magnolia High School won last year’s matchup 21-14. 7 p.m. $4 (students online), $6 (adults online), $8 (at the gate). 14350 FM 1488, Magnolia. www.magnoliaisd.org/apps/news/article/1509619

Oct. 16: Celebrate fall in Tomball and give back


Tomball Methodist Church will host a fall frenzy, including a craft fair, music, carnival games and a chili cook-off competition. Together, the events benefit Tomball Emergency Assistance Ministries, The Renewal Center and the Susanna Wesley Day School. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free (admission), chili cook-off and carnival ticket prices vary. 1603 Baker Drive, Tomball. 281-351-1249. www.tomballumc.org/fall-frenzy

Oct. 16: Learn about autism resources

Thrive With Autism is hosting its first annual Montgomery County Children and Families Expo. The event will feature autism, educational and recreational resources, a sensory-friendly environment and a Chromebook giveaway. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 11659 FM 1488, Magnolia. 346-225-3160. www.thrivewithautismfoundation.org/events

Oct. 16: Listen to Bluegrass tunes

Enjoy the ninth annual Tomball Bluegrass Festival, hosted by the city with local and regional musicians on stage, and the Shade Tree Jam to be held at Granny’s Corner. The festival also includes food, vendors and a kids zone. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 201 S. Elm St., Tomball. 281-351-5484. www.facebook.com/tomballtexanforfun

Oct. 16: Learn about Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 10

Montgomery County ESD 10 is hosting its first of three community meetings for residents to get to know the department and its staff, and to discuss the Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department’s transition. The open house will include activities for kids, photo opportunities and refreshments. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 27610 Decker Prairie Road, Pinehurst. www.magnoliaesd.org

Oct. 16: Attend the annual Cactus Jack's Campfire

Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle is hosting the seventh annual Cactus Jack's Campfire at the Tomball Veterans of Foreign War grounds. The outdoor event will include live music, a petting zoo and a barbecue dinner. 4-6 p.m. $5 (suggested donation). 14408 Alice Road, Tomball. www.cactusjackscampfire.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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