Events

New Waverly Elementary School Penny War

New Waverly Elementary School is starting a “Penny War” from now through March 20th. Each grade level will participate in the “Penny War” – and students have been learning about coins and adding money in other classes. Each grade level will have a 5-gallon jug for their collected coins. Pennies are worth positive points, as…read more »

Precinct #4 Trash Bash

Walker County Precinct #4 and The City of New Waverly is once again hosting a “Trash Bash” on Saturday, March 7th at the precinct #4 barn, located at 9368 Hwy 75 South from 7:30am-12pm. Items being accepted include bagged garbage, appliances, furniture, tires (no farm implement tires) metal, cardboard and glass. No commercial haulers will…read more »

Huntsville Corporate Challenge 2020

The City of Huntsville is proud to announce the inaugural Corporate Challenge 2020 happening in April. The Corporate Challenge is a new, fun opportunity for local businesses to compete against each other in different sporting events. There will be two divisions, with trophies for each division, as well as overall champion, and 2nd and 3rd…read more »

Opening Day for Huntsville Baseball League

This Saturday, February 29th, it’s Opening Day for the Huntsville Baseball League 2020 Spring baseball season. Everything is happening over at Kate Barr Ross baseball fields on Highway 75 North. Also planned are many activities for the kiddos and their families to enjoy as well as a full day of baseball. Games kick off as…read more »

Kats and K9’s hosting Easter Egg Hunt

Kats and K9s for Military Heroes will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 11th 9:30am-1pm at the H.E.A.R.T.S. Veteran’s Museum on Hwy 75 North across from Kate Bar Ross park. They’ll be having both a Canine Easter Egg Hunt and an Easter Egg hunt for the kids. They also have a bounce…read more »

Little Tykes Rodeo coming

One of the great events at the Walker County Fair & Rodeo is the Little Tykes Rodeo – it’s loads of fun for Cowboys and Cowgirls 8 years old and under. Little Tykes Rodeo will be on Sunday, April 12th at 4pm. The Rodeo will consist of two age groups; 3-5 and 6-8, competing in…read more »

Join the Willis Sweethearts

Join the award-winning Willis Sweethearts at Majestic Gymnastics for a day full of fun & open gym on Saturday, February 29th from 2pm-5pm. Taking part in this event will help the sweethearts raise money for the team’s 2020 contest season. All students in grades K-7th are welcome. Snacks & Water will be provided. The cost…read more »

Gen. Sam Houston Folk Festival

Huntsville’s Gen. Sam Houston Folk Festival is set to take place Friday, May 15th through Sunday, May 17th. The 33rd Annual Festival will take place on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum. The museum grounds will be transformed into a bustling Texas frontier settlement where you can watch historical re-enactments & demonstrations, listed…read more »

Special Presentation happening on March 6th

A special event is being held on Friday, March 6th from 2pm-3:30pm at the Katy & E. Don Walker, Sr. Education Center on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum, as Brian Kilmeade, New York Times bestselling author and Fox News host, will give a presentation on his newest release entitled SAM HOUSTON AND…read more »

Walker County Early Voting

Early Voting in Walker County for the March 3, 2020 Primary Elections is taking place weekdays from 8am-5pm until Friday, February 28th. Primary Elections are taking place and there are two separate elections being held by the Democratic and Republican parties. Voters will need to indicate at time of voting, which one of the two political…read more »

HISD Career Fair 3/28

A career fair for those interested in working for the Huntsville Independent School District HISD is being held on Saturday, March 28th at the Support & Learning Center on the campus of Mance Park Middle School, located at 1010 8th Street. Positions being interviewed for include professional, paraprofessional and auxiliary. If you’re interested, you must…read more »

Easter Egg Hunt at The Wynne Home

You’re invited to join the Wynne Home Arts & Visitors Center for their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4th at 11am. Children of all ages are welcome to attend. There will be games, prizes, crafts, food, and lots of eggs to find! Even the Easter Bunny will be making a stop there as…read more »

Junk-a-Palooza returns March 21st!

Get ready for spring cleaning, because Junk-a-Palooza is coming back to downtown Huntsville on Saturday, March 21st from 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Junk-a-Palooza is a community-wide garage sale where individuals may purchase a booth space and empty out their storage closets! This event is not a vendor or antique show. Retail and craft vendors…read more »

Bike Night at Post 95 on March 28th

The American Legion, Sam Houston Post 95 Sons & Riders are getting ready for Bike Night on Saturday, March 28th from 2-10pm at the Post, located at 1919 American Legion Drive in Huntsville. During this fundraising event, they’ll have giveaways, a 50/50 drawing, BBQ for sale, as well as Tomahawk & Knife throwing – they’ll…read more »

Huntsville Electronics Recycling day 03/28/2020

The City of Huntsville’s 13th annual Electronics Recycling Day is set for Saturday, March 28th from 9am-12 noon. This collection event is free to Huntsville residents, allowing for the recycling of computers, printers, monitors, mice, keyboards, computer parts, scanners, televisions, cell phones, rechargeable batteries, plasma/LCD/LED screens & stereos. The collection event will take place at the city’s Recycling…read more »

Cleaner & Greener Huntsville first week of March

The City of Huntsville’s Solid Waste Division is hosting another of their Cleaner & Greener Huntsville initiatives from Monday, March 2nd until Saturday, March 7th. During this event, the city provides large roll-off dumpsters for free residential cleanup. The community-wide event allows residents to easily access these larger trash containers at no cost, and the dumpsters are…read more »

Huntsville JSL hosting donation event

Huntsville’s Junior Service League is excited to host another donation drop off day for Hope’s Bridge Resource Room! This donation event will be on Saturday, March 28th from 9am-12 noon at 1215 15th Street in Huntsville. Hope’s Bridge is a great resource for foster parents in Walker County. You can help with this event by…read more »

“Say Yes To The Dress” with Huntsville’s JSL

Prom season is here and Huntsville’s Junior Service League is urging you to become part of their “Say Yes To The Dress” drive for 2020. Make a prom dream come true by donating a dress. Donations of gently used in-style formal dresses are being accepted so that the young ladies of Huntsville High School can…read more »

2nd Annual Amplifying Advocacy Conference

CASA of Walker, San Jacinto and Trinity Counties would like to invite you to their 2nd Annual Amplifying Advocacy Conference, Hands to Serve, Hearts to Love – a two-day training conference held on Friday, March 13th 1-6pm and Saturday, March 14th, 9am-5pm a the Region 6 Education Service on Montgomery Road in Huntsville. Conference topics…read more »

14th Annual SHSU Alumni Golf Tournament

The SHSU Alumni Association invites you to participate in their 14th Annual SHSU Alumni Golf tournament. The annual event is set for Friday, April 17th at Sterling Country Club in Houston. Check-in/Range Warm-up is at 11:30am that morning with a light lunch to follow, with a 1pm Tee Time. Post tournament dinner and awards along…read more »

Josey Scout Banquet slated for Feb. 29

The upcoming Josey Scout Banquet will celebrate 86 years of scouting in Huntsville. The banquet will take place on Saturday, February 29th at 5;30pm at the historic Josey Scout Lodge on Sam Houston Avenue at 22nd Street. Tickets are available online. In addition to the banquet, the Josey Scout of the Year will be announced, and…read more »

National Book Awards Festival coming to SHSU

The National Book Awards Festival is coming to SHSU on April 6th. Recent National Book Award finalists and winners will be in Huntsville for several days of literary events that are free and open to the public. The marquee event is a reading and discussion with the visiting authors. This program is a joint endeavor…read more »

Muster Festival on April 4th

The Muster Festival is a family-friendly event in Huntsville, TX that honors our service members, veterans, first responders, and correctional staff. This event will be held on Saturday April 4, and gets started with a 5k Ruck March / Fun March at 8:00 am and the free festival runs from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.…read more »

5k Fun Run coming in April

The Peyton Irwin Memorial Scholarship Fund is having its inaugural fun run on Saturday, April 4th at 8am in Huntsville…this will be a great race for an even greater cause! You’re invited to join and bring awareness to distracted driving. This is a FUN 5K your way – run or walk – just make it to…read more »

Homemade Huntsville starting in March

Join Walker County – Texas A&M Agrilife Extension for their Homemade Huntsville hands on Food Workshop series. This series is six classes, held monthly, March through August, with all the classes being held at the Walker County Storm Shelter. The cost is $120 for all 6 sessions or $30 per session. Cost covers lunch and…read more »

Willis ISD Health & Wellness Fair

Save the Date for the Willis ISD Health & Wellness Fair, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 from 10am – 2 pm at Willis High School. The event is free and open to all parents, students, staff members and the community at large. Vendors of all kinds will be on hand to share the resources and services…read more »

See Santa at Big Sam!

Santa Claus is coming to see Big Sam and he’s bringing his workshop with him! Be sure to stop by on December 14th from 11am-4pm and have some fun in Santa’s Workshop making arts and crafts and making s’mores in the park with Huntsville Fire Department, and enjoy some hot cocoa and a Christmas cookie…read more »

Adopt A Family through SAAFE House

You can help families in need this holiday season by Adopting a Family  through SAAFE House’s annual holiday program. Items being sought include new clothing, household items, educational items, new toys and more. All you need to do to take part is contact SAAFE House and sign-up to sponsor a family; you’ll be given a…read more »

Pancake Breakfast and Toy Drive

You’re invited to a Pancake Breakfast and Toy Drive on Saturday, November 23rd from 8-11 a.m. at the Walker County Storm Shelter benefiting SAAFE House. Santa will be there to take photos with the kids so be sure you bring your camera. Tickets will be sold at the door. $7 for Adults – $5 for…read more »

Head Start seeking help

The Huntsville Head Start program is reaching out to the community for support of disadvantaged families in the area. Head Start has more than 100 families enrolled at the center – and the center’s goal is to provide each family with a Thanksgiving meal. Head Start has partnered with Brookshire Brothers grocery in Huntsville to provide the…read more »

Hope’s Bridge Resource Room needs your help!

Huntsville Junior Service League is excited to host a donation drop off day for Hope’s Bridge Resource Room! This donation event will be on Saturday, November 16th from 9am-12 noon at 1215 15th Street in Huntsville. Hope’s Bridge is a fantastic new resource for foster parents in Walker County. The organization collects all kinds of…read more »

Food Bank Food Truck and Santa Shop on 12/7

Huntsville’s Junior Service League is sponsoring a stop by the Houston Food Bank Food Truck on Saturday, December 7th and they’ll be set up at the Huntsville Church of Christ on Highway 30 West. Free produce will be distributed that morning at 9am. And, they’ll also have their Santa Shop, allowing children to visit their FREE…read more »

Hospitality House Golf Tournament

Hospitality House in Huntsville is gearing up for their 9th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament. This event will be held on Saturday, November 9th from 7am to 2pm at West Fork Golf & Country Club in Conroe. The early bird early bird registration fee is $70 while the regular fee is $85 and the pastoral fee…read more »

Huntsville Audubon Society meeting 9/19

Huntsville Audubon Society’s first 2019-2020 meeting will be on Thursday, September 19th at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Members will begin gathering at 6:00pm to visit and snack with the meeting beginning at 6:30pm. This month’s presentation is ‘Beekeeping In and Around Walker County’ by Larry Fuchs of the Walker County Beekeepers Association. Please bring a…read more »

Huntsville’s Wynne Home Arts Center Herb Festival

Huntsville’s Wynne Home Arts Center will host its annual “Herb Festival” from 8am-2pm March 30. The event will take place at the Wynne Home on 11th Street at Avenue ‘O’ – and will feature locally grown herb plants, perennials, bulbs, native plants, and vegetables for sale. Herbal & garden vendors, artists, music, speakers & children’s…read more »

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