Family benefit event, Argentinian cuisine: 5 things Tomball and Magnolia residents can enjoy this weekend, Aug. 11-13

Here's what's happening locally this weekend.

1. Friday, Aug. 11-Sunday, Aug. 13
Sales Tax Holiday returns
The annual tax-free weekend set by the state Legislature exempts sales taxes for most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks. The exemption applies to eligible items selling for less than $100 each.

2. Saturday, Aug. 12
Live music set for Che Gaucho
Che Gaucho, a restaurant offering Argentinian cuisine in Tomball, offers live music and food from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday. Free admission, cost varies for food items. Che Gaucho, 611 W. Main St., Tomball. 346-808-3744. www.facebook.com/chegauchohouston

3. Saturday, Aug. 12
4-H club hosts fundraiser
The West Montgomery County 4-H Shooting Sports Club hosts a sporting clays and five-stand tournament fundraiser. Proceeds go toward club needs and student scholarships. 8 a.m. Cost varies. Blackwood Gun Club, 11400 FM 2854, Conroe. www.facebook.com/wmco4hss

4. Saturday, Aug. 12
Outdoor movie planned
Tomball presents "The Good Dinosaur" at 8 p.m. as part of a Second Saturday event at the Tomball Historic Depot Plaza, located at 201 S. Elm St., Tomball. Family friendly activities begin at 6 p.m. Free. www.tomballtx.gov

5. Sunday, Aug. 13
Clark family benefit
Charlie's Helping Hands Foundation hosts a fundraising event on Sunday for the family of Jason and Sara Clark, Magnolia residents who died after a boating accident in July. The event includes live music, food plates, auctions, raffles and children's activities. Funds from the event go to support the Clark's children, Alex and Reilee. Noon-6 p.m. $5 (cover charge), free admission for children. Bareback Bar & Ice House, 19940 Kuykendahl Road, Spring. www.facebook.com/CharliesHelpingHands
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.



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