5 things to do in Tomball, Magnolia this weekend, Feb. 10-12

From crawfish to a Valentine's Day dance, here's a few events to consider in Tomball and Magnolia this weekend.

Crawfish boil
Friday, Feb. 10-Sunday, Feb. 12
Deacon Baldy's and The Cajun Station team up to present a weekend of crawfish and beer. Other specialty food trucks on site include Churrasco (Friday), El Guajillo (Saturday), The Grove Donut Truck (Saturday) and 006 Pizza (Sunday). The regular truck lineup includes The Greek Squad, Cousins Maine Lobster, Craft Burger Food Truck and Beefy's Food Truck. Free (admission). 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (Sun.). Deacon Baldy's, 5451 FM 1488, Magnolia. 281-650-2558. www.deaconbaldys.com

Sidewalk sale
Friday, Feb. 10-Saturday, Feb. 11
Various merchandise at The Turquoise Door is 50-70 percent off during the downtown Tomball shop's semi-annual sidewalk sale. Prices vary. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Turquoise Door, 212 W. Main St., Tomball. 281-255-4255. www.facebook.com/theturquoisedoor


Tomball VFW Valentine's Dance
Saturday, Feb. 11
Attendees celebrate Valentine's Day with music from the Tel-Stars. The event features live music, food and dancing. 8 p.m. $10 (attendees age 15 and younger), $25 (adults at the door). Tomball Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2427, 14408 Alice Road, Tomball. 281-351-2427. www.vfwpost2427.org 

2017 District Cornhole Opener
Saturday, Feb. 11
District 2•4•9 Sports Bar hosts a cornhole tournament with $2.50 drink specials on Miller Lite and Coors. $30 (per team). 11:30 a.m. (signup begins). District 2•4•9 Sports Bar, 23238 Hwy. 249, Tomball. 832-717-0020. www.district249.com

Carnival
Saturday, Feb. 11
The Magnolia Parkway Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization presents Candyland Carnival on Saturday. The event features a silent auction, raffles, carnival booths, inflatables, food and drinks. Ticket prices vary by activity. 3-7 p.m. Magnolia Parkway Elementary School, 11745 FM 1488, Magnolia. http://mpes.magnoliaisd.org
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.