Events

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Business After Hours

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will present their first “Business After Hours” celebration of the New Year tomorrow evening from 5:15-6:15pm. This great networking opportunity is being hosted by and taking place at Holiday Inn Express, located at 148 I-45 South. For more information, contact the Chamber at (936) 295-8113.read more »

Designer Purse Bingo at SAAFE House

Designer Purse Bingo benefiting SAAFE House of Walker County is being held on Saturday, February 15th at the Walker County Storm Shelter. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with the first game starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now, with single tickets being $40 while a reserved table for 10 is $500. For…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 »

HISD Sweetheart Dinner & Auction

The Huntsville ISD Buyers Group will host their annual Sweetheart Dinner & Auction fundraiser on Saturday, February 8th at 6:30 PM at the H.E.A.R.T.S. Veterans Complex-Storm Shelter across from Kate Barr Ross Park on Hwy 75 N. All funds raised stay local and goes to support HISD students participating with show projects in the upcoming…read more »

Fine Arts Family Fun Night!

Join HISD on Monday, January 27th for a Fine Arts Family Fun Night! This event is intended for ALL HISD families from 4:30 PM to 6 PM in the Huntsville High School Commons. K-12 Student artwork will be on display and there will also be a silent auction for Huntsville High School student artwork. There…read more »

Veteran’s Breakfast 2/1/2020

Huntsville’s H.E.A.R.T.S. Veterans Museum invites all veterans – regardless of age, gender or length of military service – to it free monthly Veterans Breakfast. The breakfasts take place the 1st Saturday of each month from 9am-11am at the museum which is located on Highway 75 North across from Kate Barr Ross Park. The next breakfast is set…read more »

Small Business Breakfast Feb. 13th

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will host their monthly “Small Business Breakfast” celebration on Thursday, February 13th at 7:30am. This great networking opportunity is being held at the Farmhouse Cafe in Midway Plaza on University Avenue. Cost is $10 for chamber members – $15 for potential members. For more information contact the chamber at (936) 295-8113.read more »

Blood Drive on Jan. 29

You’ve got an opportunity to give the gift of life as the The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will be in Huntsville on Wednesday, January 29th as they’ll be conducting a Blood Drive from 10am-2:30pm. This collection event will be in the parking lot of Huntsville Public Library at 1219 13th Street. As always, you…read more »

11th Annual Gala Dinner & Dance

Trinity County Crime Stoppers is presenting their 11th Annual Gala Dinner & Dance on Saturday, January 25th at the Trinity VFW Post 6899. This year it’s a Cowboy Mardi Gras Party. Honoring Trinity County Law Enforcement, a steak dinner starts at 5pm, followed by a live auction from 7-8pm, with the dance taking place from…read more »

Dodgeball Tournament at New Waverly High School

The New Waverly High School Class of 2020 is having a Dodgeball Tournament/Fund-raiser Saturday, January 25 at 10:00 am at the New Waverly High School Gym. The deadline for entry forms and payment is Thursday, January 23rd. TEAM fees are $8 per person and all players must be at least 14 years of age. Also,…read more »

Boots & Badges Inaugural Chili Cook-off for CLEAT

It’s the Boots & Badges Inaugural Chili Cook-off at the Walker County Annex. This event is being held on Saturday, February 8th from 11am to 4pm. Teams will be competing for 1st and 2nd place in several categories and an overall “Crowd Favorite”. All proceeds will go to benefit the Texas Peace Officers’ Memorial Foundation…read more »

Donations sought for Hope’s Bridge Resource Room

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, January 25th 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 »

Donkey Basketball at New Waverly High School

The New Waverly High School Bulldogs Class of 2020 Graduation Project is inviting you to save the date of Monday, February 10th as Donkey Basketball is Back! This fundraising event will be at New Waverly High School – tickets are expected to go on sale soon. For more information visit Class of 2020 Bulldogs Graduation Project…read more »

American Heart Month

Huntsville Public Library is proudly participating in the American Heart Month in February to increase awareness of heart disease and its effects. As such, Clinical Dietitian April Pickrel will speak about heart healthy habits on Tuesday, February 11th at 11 a.m. in the Staggs Community Room at the library. Controlling and preventing risk factors is also…read more »

CASA Training 2/1/2020

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Walker, San Jacinto and Trinity Counties will begin their first advocate training class for 2020 on February 1st. CASA trains community members to speak out for children who have been removed from a home due allegations of abuse or neglect. CASA volunteers make sure that the child’s best interest…read more »

Free Softball Clinic hosted by the Bearkats

The Sam Houston State University Softball Team is hosting a free softball clinic on Saturday, January 25th at the Bearkat Softball Clinic. The day starts with Meet the Bearkats at 10am, followed by the Free Clinic at 11am – this clinic is open to kids ages 10 and under ONLY. Then at 1pm the clinic…read more »

3rd Annual WineQuest slated for February 21st

Mark your calendars now for the 3rd Annual WineQuest hosted by Huntsville Rotary Charities.  WineQuest raises money to support Huntsville ISD programs including Arise2Read, scholarships for college-bound students, donations to the Good Shepherd Mission for food, clothing and housing for students in need, and other financial assistance initiatives for students suffering financial hardships. This annual…read more »

Library Night on January 30th

Huntsville Public Library is excited to announce their “Library Night” at 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 30th.  There will be interactive presentations on new and current technology, programs, and services. Library Night is a great way to maximize your library experience. For more information call (936) 291-5472.read more »

Book Review Club meeting at end of January

The Huntsville Book Review Club will meet at the Huntsville Public Library, 1219 13th St, Monday, January 27th at 10:30 am. The guest speaker will be Rose-Mary Rumbley, reviewing “The Library Book’, by Susan Orlean. New members are always welcome, and annual dues is $30. For more information call (936) 581-6409.read more »

7th Annual Scholarship Fundraiser

Join the SHSU Alumni Association and the Walker County Area Alumni & Friends Club on Monday, January 27th as they present their 7th Annual Scholarship Fundraiser at the Elkins Lake Clubhouse, located at 632 Cherry Hills Drive. The Walker County Club leadership established the annual January meeting as the official scholarship fundraising event.  This grand…read more »

Registration for HYSC

In-person registration for the 2020 spring season of the Huntsville Youth Soccer Association is set for several dates in January. Registration will take place at the Academy store in the Ravenwood Shopping Center on I-45 in Huntsville on January 11th, 18th and 25th from 10am-2pm. Also, online registration continues as well. For more information, email:…read more »

Free SKYWARN training in February

Are you interested in becoming a trained weather spotter? The National Weather Service will be offering several SKYWARN classes in 2020 where you can learn how to identify and report severe weather from NWS meteorologists. There classes are offered at no cost, and there’s a training class coming up in Huntsville on Tuesday, February 18th…read more »

Houston Food Bank Food Truck coming 2/8/20

Huntsville’s Junior Service League will sponsor a stop by the Houston Food Bank Food Truck on Saturday, February 8th, 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 »

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 »

The Seventh Annual Mother of Pearl event

The Huntsville Junior Service League is asking you to mark your calendar for an event celebrating all women and what makes them amazing! The Seventh Annual Mother of Pearl event is Sunday, March 1st at 2:00pm.  This year’s tea will be held at Magnolia Lake.  A silent auction consisting of unique service items will precede…read more »

BBQ Cook-off in January

Save the date for the 2nd Annual Bearkat Barbecue Cook-off set for Wednesday, January 29th at 5:30pm. This event will take place in conjunction with that evening’s SHSU Bearkat basketball game against A&M Corpus Christi at Johnson Coliseum on the university campus. This event is free for all students, faculty and staff with their Bearkat…read more »

Bowl Making for Annual Fundraiser

The Wynne Home Arts & Visitor Center is looking for volunteers to help make bowls for the Annual Empty Bowl Fundraiser that will be held on February 25, 2020. No previous potter experience is necessary to attend the bowl making sessions. Volunteers are encouraged to stay at least an hour in order to complete a…read more »