Events

Walker County Early Voting Information

Early voting for the November 5th general election starts Monday, October 21st. Early Voting will be held at the Walker County Annex located at 1301 Sam Houston Avenue, Room 101, through Friday, November 1st. Voting hours are 8am to 5pm. In addition, there will be two extended voting days on Tuesday, October 22nd, and Tuesday,…read more »

FREE CarFit Event from TxDOT

Texas Department of Transportation will be hosting a FREE CarFit Event on Thursday, October 31st from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Senior Center of Walker County. CarFit is an interactive and educational program designed to improve mature driver safety! Trained technicians teach participants how to make their personal vehicle “fit” them by reviewing 12…read more »

FREE CarFit Event from TxDOT

Texas Department of Transportation will be hosting a FREE CarFit Event on Thursday, October 31st from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Senior Center of Walker County. CarFit is an interactive and educational program designed to improve mature driver safety! Trained technicians teach participants how to make their personal vehicle “fit” them by reviewing 12…read more »

2nd Annual Rory Grieve Mutt Strutt

You’re invited to join Kats and K9s for Military Heroes at SHSU for their 2nd Annual Rory Grieve Mutt Strutt. This event is being held on Saturday, November 9th in lot 14 on the SHSU Campus directly across from the Rita B. Huff Humane Society on Bearkat Blvd. Registration will be at 8:30am with the…read more »

Citywide Praise Fest in Huntsville

Greater Robinson Memorial Church of God In Christ presents the Citywide Praise Fest in Huntsville on October 19th, from 12:00 noon to 7:00 PM, at Eastham/Thomason Park, next to the City Swimming Pool. Local Churches from Huntsville and the surrounding area (various Denominations) will be participating in this great event. Each Church Choir/Group/Praise Team will…read more »

Raffle to benefit Rita B. Huff Humane Society

It’s been 20 years since Amaya’s Collision Center in Huntsville opened their doors, and they’re celebrating by having a 20th Anniversary Raffle benefiting The Rita B. Huff Humane Society. The Raffle will be on Saturday, November 2nd from 11am to 3pm at Amaya’s Collision Center at 686 I-45 South. Raffle tickets are on sale now…read more »

Huntsville Book Review Club

The Huntsville Book Review Club will be meeting Monday, October 28th at 10:30am at the Huntsville Public Library, 1219 13th St. The guest speaker, Kathleen Cunningham, will be reviewing “Before the Parade Passes By: Gower Champion and the Glorious American Musical,” by John Anthony Gilvey. New members are always welcome. If you’re interested in being…read more »

First Baptist Church of Dodge Chili Cook-off

One of the activities that is part of the upcoming Fall Festival from First Baptist Church of Dodge is a chili cook-off. The registration fee is $20 per entry, and you can enter online by visiting their website at First Baptist Dodge.org – simply click on the chili cook-off tab. The deadline to register and…read more »

Food Bank Food Truck coming to Huntsville

Huntsville’s Junior Service League will sponsor a stop by the Houston Food Bank Food Truck on Saturday, October 19th, 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. Volunteers are needed to help unload the truck, prepare the food, and distribute…read more »

Chili & Gumbo Fundraiser

Huntsville’s Forrest Masonic Lodge No. 19 invites you to their “Chili & Gumbo Fund-raiser” set for Friday, October 18th from 11am to 1:30pm. Homemade chili, seafood gumbo & chicken-&-sausage gumbo will be served. Tickets are $8. Carry-outs will be available. Deliveries within the Huntsville city limits will be available for 5 or more orders. Funds…read more »

Party After Homecoming Parade

It’s a Party After the Parade! Immediately following the joint HISD/SHSU Homecoming Parade on Thursday, October 17th, there will be a party in downtown Huntsville. There will be a DJ, food, photo booth, spirit items and fun. Bring cash to purchase pulled pork, nachos, snow cones, baked goods and more. Non-profit organizations will be selling…read more »

Celebrate 35 years of SAAFE House

SAAFE House is celebrating 35 years of service to the community. Beginning their agency in 1984 offering basic services through the Good Shepherd Mission, they’ve grown into a 4 county agency with 2 shelters and 4 outreach locations. As they kick-off their 35 Year Anniversary Campaign, they are seeking $35 donations to show how even…read more »

5th Annual Haunted Hayride!

Come get spooky with the City of Huntsville on October 26th at the 5th Annual Haunted Hayride! The event will be from 7:00 PM – 11:30 PM at Kate Barr Ross Park- The ticket booth will close at 11:30pm, and rides will end once the last person goes through the woods! The Hayride is $5…read more »

First Baptist Church Annual Fall Festival

It’s time once again for the Annual Fall Festival at First Baptist Church in Huntsville. This festival is being held on Wednesday, October 30th from 5-7pm at the family life center at the church. They’ll have games, prizes, candy and more – they do ask that all costumes be family friendly, and this event is…read more »

Huntsville Audubon Society October meeting

The Huntsville Audubon Society’s monthly meeting will be on Thursday, October 17th at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. The evening will start at 6pm to enjoy snacks and chatting, with the meeting starting at 6:30pm. The guest speaker for this meeting will be Texas A&M graduate student Faith Hardin as she’ll share her research on Woodpeckers…read more »

Halloween Carnival

The Walker County Fair Association is gearing up for their Halloween Carnival that will be on Thursday, October 31st from 5:30-8:30pm at the Walker County Fairgrounds. They’re having a costume contest with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes. They’ll also have great games along with cake walks, car bash, basketball dunk as well as bowling…read more »

Annual Fall Car Fest

Huntsville Pentecostal Church, located at 7324 State Hwy 75 South in Huntsville, is hosting their Annual Fall Car Fest on Saturday, November 9th. This family-friendly car show be from 10am-1pm, with car registration starting at 9am – all vehicles taking part will have a $25 contestant fee – Street Rods, Trucks, Cars, Jeeps and Motorcycles are…read more »

Homecoming Parade for HHS & SHSU

Huntsville High School’s Homecoming aligns with Sam Houston State’s this year, so Buzzy & Sammy are partnering up for a joint parade to celebrate! The parade is set for Thursday, October 17th with a slightly earlier start time of 6:15pm. Lineup will be on 19th Street, and as always, the parade will head down Sam…read more »

New Moon Stargazing

Coming up at the end of October at Huntsville State Park will be an activity called New Moon Stargazing. This will be on Saturday, Oct. 26th at 7:30PM and it’s open to all ages. Those attending this activity will spend the evening looking at the night sky and the moon, while seeing what stars and constellations…read more »

Fishing with a Ranger

One of the upcoming activities at Huntsville State Park is their Sunday Morning Fishing with a Ranger. This activity will be on Sunday, October 20th and 27th at 9am, and it’s open to all ages. This is a basic fishing program that will discuss beginner fishing knots and the different parts of a fishing Rod –…read more »

Fall Festival from First Baptist Church of Dodge

You’re invited to the Annual Fall Festival from First Baptist Church of Dodge, located at 204 FM 405 & Dodge Oakhurst Road. This family friendly event will be on Sunday, October 27th from 6-8pm. There will be carnival games, food, cake walk, hay rides, a costume contest, and a chili cook off – there is…read more »

Healthy Huntsville 4-H 5K Fun Run and Pet Parade

Healthy Huntsville 4-H 5K Fun Run and Pet Parade benefiting Walker County 4-H will take place on Saturday, November 2nd at 9:00 a.m. at the Walker County Fairgrounds.  The event will feature a timed 5K run, a family fun run for those pushing strollers or wanting to walk, and a pet parade segment as well.…read more »

An Original “Horror” movie presented by SHSU

The Mass Communication Department at Sam Houston State University is presenting an Austin-based musical group, The Invincible Czars, performing a live soundtrack to cinema’s original horror movie, “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari”. This masterpiece of German Expressionism comes to life in the historic Old Town Theatre in downtown Huntsville, with the band’s original, tantalizing score.…read more »

49th Annual Fall Festival

 Mark your calendars now for the 49th Annual St. Thomas Church Fall Festival on Sunday, October 20th. You’re invited to join in all the fun with great food, games, prizes, entertainment and auctions – bring your family and friends. The festival will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the church grounds located at…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 »

Scare On The Square

A favorite Huntsville Mainstreet event is coming soon – it’s the annual Scare on the Square, happening on Saturday, October 26, 2019 in Downtown Huntsville. The festival will be from 2pm-6:30pm and will feature carnival themed games, giveaways, crafts, and trick-or-treating for all ages! If that isn’t enough for you, dress in your best Halloween…read more »

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Oct. 26th

The Huntsville Police Department has partnered up with the Drug Enforcement Agency once again to clean the streets of Huntsville, as they’re going to have a Fall “National Prescription Drug Take Back Day”  – this event allows citizens to dispose of all unused and expired medications as well as over-the-counter medications. This event will be…read more »

Big Sam turning 25!

Save the date because Big Sam is turning 25! The Sam Houston Statue Visitors Center invites you to their 25th Anniversary of the Sam Houston Statue. This event and party will be held on Tuesday, October 22nd from 10am-4pm. They’ll have entertainment, refreshments and more. For more information, call the visitors center at (936) 291-9726.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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