Events

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SHSU- Celebrating Champions

Save the date for the “Celebrating Champions” event sponsored by SHSU Bearkat athletics. The celebration is set for Aug. 10 in the Lowman Student Center Orange Ballroom on the university campus – tickets & sponsorship information is now available. Individual tickets are priced at $200.  Sponsorship packages begin at $15-hundred. The evening will feature dinner, a program…read more »

Lake Conroe Benefit Bass Fishing Tournament

The Lake Conroe Benefit Bass Fishing Tournament is set for Jan. 26. The tournament – which will benefit “Boots for Troops” – is being sponsored by Alpha Gamma Rho & Sigma Alpha.  Entry fee is $150 per 2-person team. Official start is 7am – last cast at 3pm. Must be in weigh-in line by 4pm at Stow-A-Way…read more »

Huntsville Hornet Softball & baseball tryouts

Softball & baseball tryouts have been scheduled for the upcoming seasons at Huntsville High School.  Lady Hornet softball tryouts are set for 3:30-6:30pm today & from 8am-10am Saturday at Kate Barr Ross Park on Highway 75 North. Hornet baseball tryouts are set for 4:30 pm Jan. 25 & at 9am Jan. 26 – also at Kate Barr…read more »

1st Bearkat Barbecue Cook-off

Save the date for the 1st Bearkat Barbecue Cook-off set for 5:30 pm Feb. 6. The event will take place in conjunction with that evening’s SHSU Bearkat basketball game against McNeese State at Johnson Coliseum on the university campus. Registration is free & cash prizes will be awarded. Categories will include chili, brisket & ribs. The…read more »

Houston Food Bank- Mobile Food Truck in Huntsville

A mobile food truck from the Houston Food Bank is set to make a stop in Huntsville beginning at 9am Feb. 9. The truck will provide fresh produce – and its stop is sponsored by the Junior Service League of Huntsville.  The event will take place at Huntsville Church of Christ on Highway 30 West. Please…read more »

Annual Walker County Warrior Banquet

The annual Walker County Warrior Banquet is set for 5:30 pm Jan. 24 at the Walker County Fairgrounds on Highway 30 West. Supporting the Mighty Oaks Foundation, the banquet will feature a ribeye steak dinner, along with silent & live auctions. Tickets are available now for $50 per person or a reserved table for 8 for…read more »

Free IRS-certified Tax Assistance

Free services of volunteer IRS-certified tax preparers will be available Thursdays & Friday beginning Feb. 1 and continuing through April 12. The tax assistance is for almost any taxpayer. You do not need to be a specific age or income bracket to use the service. No reservations required or accepted. The service is available at University Heights Baptist…read more »

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

You’re invited to a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The event is set for noon Monday at Emancipation Park on MLK Drive in Huntsville. Guest speakers will include Jesse Wortham and Rev. DeMarcus Howard. Admission is free.  For more information call (936) 435-6400.read more »

Walker County Emergency Personnel Appreciation Banquet

The annual Walker County Emergency Personnel Appreciation Banquet is set for 6-8pm Feb. 21. The event – which salutes local & area 1st responders – will take place at the Walker County Storm Shelter on Highway 75 North across from Kate Barr Ross Park in Huntsville. Dinner will be served beginning at 6pm.  Door prizes will be…read more »

Business After Hours

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will host its 1st “Business After Hours” celebration of 2019 beginning at 5:15pm Jan. 24. This great networking opportunity will take place at – and will be sponsored by – Amaya’s Collision Center on the northbound feeder road of I-45 just south of Margarita’s. For more information call (936) 295-8113.read more »

SHSU- 6th annual Scholarship Fundraiser

SHSU’s 6th annual “Scholarship Fundraiser” is set for 6:30-9pm Jan. 28. The event – sponsored by the university and by the Walker County Area Alumni & Friends Club – will take place at the Elkins Lake Clubhouse on Cherry Hills Drive. Silent & live auctions will be featured, along with a cocktail buffet & dinner. Tickets are $50…read more »