Attend Carefest, fair trade holiday market: 8 events in Tomball and Magnolia Nov. 5-7

Society of Samaritans will host its Carefest on Nov. 6. (Courtesy Society of Samaritans)
Society of Samaritans will host its Carefest on Nov. 6. (Courtesy Society of Samaritans)

Society of Samaritans will host its Carefest on Nov. 6. (Courtesy Society of Samaritans)

Nov. 5-7: Watch theater in the park

Harris County Precinct 4 presents “Hamlet” at Burroughs Park, performed by local actors. 7:30 p.m. (Nov. 5-6), 2 p.m. (Nov. 6-7). Free. 9738 Hufsmith Road, Tomball. www.hcp4.net

Nov. 5: Watch Magnolia West High School’s last regular season football game

Undefeated Magnolia West High School will take on College Station High School, which is also undefeated. The two teams are tied for first place in the district. 7 p.m. $4 (students online), $6 (adults online), $8 (at the gate). 42202 FM 1774, Magnolia. 281-356-3571. www.magnoliaisd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=261498&type=d&pREC_ID=584067

Nov. 5: Catch the Magnolia High School versus New Caney High School football game


Magnolia High School hosts New Caney High School for this Friday's game. The Magnolia Bulldogs are coming off a 42-0 win against Porter High School. 7 p.m. $4 (students online), $6 (adults online), $8 (at the gate). 14350 FM 1488, Magnolia. www.magnoliaisd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=261498&type=d&pREC_ID=584067

Nov. 5: Watch Tomball High School football

Tomball High School plays Klein High School this week at the Tomball ISD stadium. The Cougars are coming off a loss to Klein Cain High School last week and are currently 6-3 on the season. 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

Nov. 6: Enjoy an annual car show to support the Magnolia dance team

Magnolia High School hosts its 6th annual Holiday Bazaar and Car Show to support the Magnolia Texas Star Dance Team. The event will feature shopping at a variety of boutiques, a car show and a corn hole tournament. Live music and food trucks will also be available. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $1. 14350 FM 1488, Magnolia. www.facebook.com/texasstarsholidaybazaar

Nov. 6: Enjoy Carefest in Magnolia

Society of Samaritans hosts Carefest with free community resources and activities, such as face painting, a fire truck and a bouncy house for children; complimentary hot dogs; health screenings; a free food fair; and a job fair. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 31355 Friendship Drive, Magnolia. 281-259-8452. www.societyofsamaritanstx.org

Nov. 6: Attend a fair trade market in Tomball

Mercy House Global presents its first annual Fair Trade Holiday Market. The nonprofit’s Tomball store is stocked with fair trade holiday gifts, such as ornaments, home decor and stocking stuffers. Shawarma plates will also be available for $10. 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Free (admission). 418 W. Main St., Tomball. www.facebook.com/mercyhouseglobal

Nov. 6: Check out vintage toys at a local comic shop

Vintage toys and comics will be displayed at Comix Cafe’s Tomball Fall Toyfest. The event will also feature vendors and appearances from comic artist Mostafa Ink and writer Josh Starnes as well as live music from Cirque la Vie. Noon-5 p.m. Free. 27620 Business 249, Tomball. 832-698-1850. www.facebook.com/comixcafetx
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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