Support a local animal shelter

Corridor Rescue, a dog shelter with the mission to aid Houston street dogs, is hosting its fourth annual Wags and Wagers casino night to help contribute to its mission. This event will have catered dinner, drinks, music, casino games and a raffle. Participants in the raffle are not required to be in attendance at the event. Event tickets must be purchased in advance.

  • Sept. 22, 7-11 p.m.
  • $5-$2,500
  • The Springs Magnolia, Pinehaven Venue, 33301 Old Hempstead Road, Magnolia

Apply for a passport

U.S. Rep. Wesley Hunt is hosting a passport application event at Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library. Appointments are required.

Make some jewelry

To celebrate its first anniversary, Beautiful Bliss is hosting a jewelry-making workshop at which attendees can make a pair of earrings and a necklace. Jewelry will be fully customizable, and refreshments will be provided. Space is limited to 12 people, so interested attendees are encouraged to reserve their spots early.

Attend a cookoff

Patriots of Texas Fest is holding its third annual cookoff festival to benefit and support active-duty military, veterans and first responders. The festival will have a barbecue cookoff, live music and vendors. The music lineup includes Jon Wolfe, Jesse Raub Jr, Mae Estes, Jake Bush, Clay Hollis and Joel Shewmake.

  • Sept. 22-23, 5 p.m.
  • $10 (Sept. 22 admission ), $20 (Sept. 23 admission), $100 (VIP)
  • Unity Park, 19450 Unity Park Drive, Magnolia

Visit Magnolia Fall Fest

The Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Magnolia Fall Fest with over 70 vendors, face painters, pictures in the pumpkin patch and kids crafts.

Take the family to GroovFest

The Tomball Depot Plaza is hosting GroovFest, an award-winning festival that brings the community together with throwback music spanning the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s. The festival will also include a funky car show, throwback vendors, groovy food, hip kids activities and more.

  • Sept. 23, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Free (parking and admission)
  • Tomball Depot Plaza, 201 S. Elm St., Tomball

Watch wiener dog races

Little Woodrow’s Tomball is hosting Dachtoberfest, an event that will feature wiener dog races, a stein-hoisting competition, prizes, Oktoberfest beers and live music.

Meet an artist

Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library is hosting a meet and greet with artist Teri Clark. Attendees will be able to learn about Clark’s technique, inspiration and art experience while viewing her work.