PUMPKIN PATCH 2020
Lake Houston United Methodist Church, 23606 FM 2100, Huffman, will present its annual Pumpkin Patch Monday, Oct. 12-Saturday, Oct. 31; open Sundays, from noon-7 p.m.; Mondays-Fridays, from 1-7 p.m.; and Saturdays, from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Come visit the patch and pick out perfect holiday pumpkins, and bring cameras for some festive fall pictures. Proceeds from the Pumpkin Patch will benefit the LHUMC Missions Program. For information, call 281-324-1541 or visit lakehoustonumc.com or on Facebook.
FALL FESTIVAL OF FUN
The community is invited to enjoy free food, live music, Trunk or Treating, games, inflatables and more at the Fall Festival of Fun, Saturday, Oct. 24, from 6-8:30 p.m., at the Woodridge Baptist Church parking lot, 5707 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood. It is requested to keep costumes fun and good-natured. For information, call 832-412-1507 or visit woodridge.org.
OKTOBERFEST AT THE LAGOON
The public is invited to bring out the family for three days of fall fun at Balmoral's Oktoberfest, held at Balmoral Crystal Clear Lagoon and Beach Club, 15808 Crystal Terrace Drive, Humble.
Schedule is as follows:
-Friday, Oct. 23, 11, a.m.-6 p.m. Lagoon access and swimming for all.
6-10 p.m. Adults only, ages 21+ party at the Biergarten. Evening admission includes German-inspired food and beverages from 6-7 p.m.
-Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 24-25, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Families are invited back all weekend for more German-inspired fun, including food and drink by the Blue Lagoon Bar & Grill, live music, swimming and more.
Tickets for Oktoberfest are $15 per person, per day. Infants are free. Capacity is limited for social distancing and COVID-19 guidelines will be enforced. No re-entry. Fun for all! For information, visit balmoralhouston.com.
TRICKS AND TREATS AMONGST THE TREES
Visit Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center, 20634 Kenswick Drive, Humble, Saturday, Oct. 24, and get a firsthand look at creepy, crawly critters, including snakes, turtles, lizards and spiders, and night hikes. Brave visitors will have an opportunity to touch or hold some of the critters, and park staff and volunteers will answer questions. Costumes are encouraged. Registered children under 12 will receive a Halloween treat bag. Face coverings are required inside the Nature Center and recommended for younger guests for all indoor activities. Reservations are required by calling 281-446-8588 now. Time slots are: 9:30 a.m.-noon and 1:30-4 p.m. Multiple reservations are available within each time slot. All Precinct 4 events and programming are subject to change or cancellation because of COVID-19.
TRICK OR TREAT TRAIL
Atascocita United Methodist Church, 19325 Pinehurst Trail Drive, Humble, will host a free, socially distanced event Sunday, Oct. 25, from 3-5 p.m. Participants are invited to walk the prayer trail and hunt for treats at stops along the way. Wear a costume and be sure to stop at the photo booth. For information, visit aumc.org.
TRUNK OR TREAT
Kingwood United Methodist Church, 1799 Woodland Hills Drive, Kingwood, will host Trunk or Treat Sunday, Oct. 25, from 4-6 p.m. with inflatables and candy. Costumes are encouraged. The public is welcome to open your trunk and share some goodies. For information, call 281-358-2137.
YOUTH HALLOWEEN MASKERADE
Grab a Halloween mask or a protective face mask and join the youth for their Halloween Maskerade Sunday, Oct. 25, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Atascocita United Methodist Church, 19325 Pinehurst Trail Dr., Humble. There will be games and lots of candy, and the best dressed will win a prize. To sign up, visit signupgenius.com/go/805094bacad2eaafc1-halloween.
TRUNK OR TREAT
HONK FOR A TREAT
Mangum-Howell Center, in Doss Park, 2500 Frick Road, Houston, is sponsoring Honk for a Treat, Friday, Oct. 30, from 1-3 p.m. All superheroes are invited to pick up their mask and sweet treats. Wear a favorite costume and we will help you save the day when you honk for your treat. Participants must stay in their cars and proceed along the driveway to safely be given a kit or treat inside their vehicle. Registration is required. Call 281-591-7830 to sign up as supplies are limited.
Kingwood Funeral Home, 22800 Hwy. 59 N., Kingwood, invites the public to Trunk-or-Treat, Saturday, Oct. 31, from 3-5 p.m. Dress up and drive through the parking lot and enjoy trunks and treats galore! For information, call 281-358-9005.
The Atascocita High School Marine Corps JROTC will creatively hold its 7th annual 5K Zombie Run virtually Saturday, Oct. 31. Cadets, parents and staff organize the event annually to raise money for the program, scholarships for graduating seniors and support a charity (this year, Camp Hope, a retreat for military veterans wounded in the War on Terror). Register before Monday, Oct. 19, to receive a T-shirt, runner’s bag and bib. Packets pickup will be Thursday, Oct. 29, in the AHS parking lot, 13300 Will Clayton Pkwy., Humble. Prizes given for first, second and third place. For ages 0-10, 11-16, and 17 and over. To register, visit active.com.