Events

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Dateline: Democracy at SHSU

SHSU College of Arts and Media invites you to tune into Dateline: Democracy – a virtual class where enrolled students will visit with several big-name guests in the world of broadcast media. This is a series of six virtual visits, all of which will be broadcast LIVE on the College of Arts and Media Facebook…read more »

Pre-Fair on the Square Concert

Things will be heating up Friday Night, October 2nd in the Beer Garden at the Pre-Fair on the Square concert in Huntsville. You’re invited to go on out and enjoy some great Texas Country music along with an adult beverage or soda. Everything kicks-off at 7pm. For more information, call the chamber at (936) 295-8113 or…read more »

Market Day at New Waverly Public Library

The New Waverly Public Library will be hosting a ‘Market Day’ on Saturday, October 10th from 9-3 next to Prosperity Bank. Many different vendors will be taking part – and this would be a perfect opportunity to do some early Christmas shopping – and everyone is invited! For more information call the library at (936) 344-2198read more »

Wine Knot at Fair On The Square

Enjoy wine tastings? One of the great activities taking place during “Fair On The Square” are wine tastings at the WINE KNOT sponsored by Wiesner of Huntsville. Everything happens under the big tent on University Avenue! Tickets on sale at the event with entrance ONLY $15 or 2 tickets for $25. Taste the wines from…read more »

Kids Korner at Fair On The Square

Another one of the great activities during Fair on the Square involves the kids – it’s the Kids Korner! A bungee run, petting zoo and pony rides, a giant mural to color, balloon creations and MORE are all part of the fun! Several activities are even Free for the kids! The Kids Korner is located…read more »

“Fair on the Square Car Show”

The Huntsville Cruisers will host their 25th annual “Fair on the Square Car Show” from 9am-3pm on Saturday, October 3rd.  The car show will take place at the intersection of 14th Street & Sam Houston Avenue, 2 blocks south of the downtown Huntsville courthouse square. Registration for participants is $25 – awards will be presented. For…read more »

46th Annual Fair on the Square

The 46th Annual Fair on the Square hosted by the Huntsville/Walker County Chamber of Commerce will be held on Saturday, October 3rd and will take place on Huntsville’s historic downtown square from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Over 350 vendors come to sell crafts, jewelry, apparel, home décor, hometown honey, food items and more! And the…read more »

National Night Out

National Night Out has been a part of communities across the country for decades. Locally, in years past, it’s been held as a huge community get-together at Kate Barr Ross Park, and then for the last few years, at Bowers Stadium. This year, due to the pandemic, there won’t be any sort of central gathering…read more »

COVID-19 Testing at the Walker County Fairgrounds

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management has announced that there will be additional testing for COVID-19 at the Walker County Fairgrounds on the following dates: September 15th, 22nd and 29th from 8am-4pm on those dates. There is no cost for the testing, Symptoms do not have to be present to test, registration will be…read more »

Arise2Read Walker County family event coming

Arise2Read Walker County is having their inaugural Storybook Character 5K and Family Fun Run on Saturday, November 7th. This great event will be held at University Heights Baptist Church in Huntsville. Runners may choose the 5K or the 1 Mile Fun Run. Everyone will get a T-shirt, a goodie bag, and those who cross the…read more »

VFW Raffle

Huntsville’s VFW Post #5871 is holding a fund-raising raffle for a Henry lever action .22 rifle. Tickets are $5 each or $20 for five tickets. The raffle will be held at the H.E.A.R.T.S. Veteran’s Museum on Wednesday, November 11th which is Veteran’s Day. All those who purchase tickets must be at least 18 years old…read more »

Sunshine Carnival coming in October

Project Sunshine at Sam Houston State University is hosting their 2nd Annual Sunshine Carnival in October. Project Sunshine is a national nonprofit organization that creates recreational, social and educational events for children and adults with special needs in Walker County and surrounding areas. Project Sunshine at SHSU is one of the largest college chapters in…read more »