Everyone is enjoying the cooler nights and crisp mornings, and it finally feels like fall! It's a great time of year to get out, and there is plenty for everyone to do outside right now.
Some may even say it is their favorite time of the year with one of their favorite holidays almost upon us. So bundle up and head out to pick up a pumpkin (or two) and enjoy hay rides, carnivals, trunk or treats, costumes and, of course, candy!
OLD MACDONALD’S FARM
Old MacDonald’s Farm, 3203 FM 1960 E., Humble, will hold its annual Pumpkin Patch during the month of October. Open daily at 10 a.m., admission is $12 (plus tax) per person. In case of bad weather, call 281-446-4001 to confirm if open for business.
HUFFMAN PUMPKIN PATCH
Lake Houston United Methodist Church, 23606 FM 2100, Huffman, will present its Pumpkin Patch with more than 1,000 pumpkins Monday, Oct. 7-Thursday, Oct. 31. The patch will be open Monday-Friday, 3-7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-7 p.m. For information, call the church office at 281-324-1541 or visit lakehoustonumc.com.
SPOOKY SOIREE COSTUME DANCE
Precinct 4 Encore! invites everyone 50 or older to enjoy live music from the Bayou City Playboys Wednesday, Oct. 23, from noon-3 p.m., at the Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy., Humble. No alcohol is permitted. A $7 fee is required. Ben’s Chuck Wagon is catering chicken spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, iced tea and dessert. To register, visit apps.hcp4.net/sapevents.
The public is invited to the Fall Festival Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 4:30-7 p.m., at the Creative Learning Center, Atascocita Presbyterian Church, 19426 Atasca Oaks Drive, Humble. Activities will include face painting, games, balloon artist, bounce house, hayride, raffle and silent auction. Family tickets are $10. Dinners (chopped beef sandwiches, hot dogs) will be sold by Tin Roof BBQ. For information, call 281-852-4832.
East Montgomery County Improvement District will present its annual Fall Extravaganza Thursday, Oct. 24, from 5-8 p.m., at the EMCID Complex Building, 21575 U.S. Hwy. 59, New Caney. Kids in spooky, silly or scary costumes are encouraged to enter the costume contest, trick or treat for candy, play games and enjoy carnival rides. The public is invited and admission is free.
GOOD SHEPHERD PUMPKIN PATCH ACTIVITIES
Good Shepherd Episcopal Church will have a variety of events to celebrate fall:
-Thursday, Oct. 24, 4-7 p.m. KSBJ and Camp Cho-Yeh. In patch.
-Saturday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fall Festival.
TRUNK ‘R TREAT
HALLOWEEN BOO BALL
Join in if you dare to eat, drink and be scary Friday, Oct. 25, from 6:30-10 p.m., at The Clubs of Kingwood, 1700 Lake Kingwood Trail, Kingwood. Enjoy boos and booze, including the Candy Corn martini, the Zombie and the Plasmapolitan. Enter the costume contest for best couple, scariest, most funny, most creative and most beautiful. For adults only. Kids’ Club will be open late to accommodate the little goblins. Tickets are $30 for members; $35 for guests (plus tax and gratuity). For reservations, call 281-358-2171.
THE ADDAMS FAMILY
Children’s Youth Theater of Houston will present “The Addams Family, The Musical Comedy,” Friday-Sunday, Oct. 25-27 and Nov. 1-3 at The Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, 611 Higgins St., Humble. For ticket information, visit humblepac.com or call 281-446-4140.
FALL CARNIVAL AND AUCTION
Maplebrook Elementary School, 7935 Farmington Road, Humble, will hold its annual Fall Carnival, 典he Greatest Show,�Saturday, Oct. 26, from 1-5 p.m. The public is invited to enjoy games, inflatables, booths, concessions and more. A carnival fun pack can be pre-ordered online at maplebrook.ptboard.com/formvw?store=1097&form=11.
TRUNK OR TREAT
Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 1400 FM 1960 Bypass E., Humble, will host a Trunk or Treat Saturday, Oct. 26, from 4-6 p.m. For information, call 281-446-5262.
5K HALLOWEEN FUN RUN/1K TRICK-OR-TREAT WALK
The Knights of Columbus Council 6878 will host a Fun Run/Trick-or-Treat Walk Saturday, Oct. 26, at McGivney Hall, 110 Isaacks St., Humble. Registration begins at 8 a.m. (fee $5). Race begins at 9 a.m. The Trick-or-Treat Walk will begin at 9:15 a.m. There is no registration or fee; there will be five stations for all children in costume along St. Mary Magdalene campus. All must be accompanied by an adult. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes.
ZOMBIE FUN RUN 5K
Atascocita High School will host its Annual Zombie 5K Run Saturday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m.-noon, at Atascocita High School, 13300 Will Clayton Pkwy., Humble. The race benefits the Atascocita High School Marine Corps JROTC program and is staffed by cadets, with some help from instructors and parent volunteers. The AHS drama department makes the cadets up very convincingly as zombies, and zombies are scattered throughout the course. There will be vendors, music and a free Trick or Treat Trail. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Camp Hope/PTSD Foundation. Register online at active.com/humble-tx/running/distance-running-races/ahs-mcjrotc-zombie-run-2019?int.
TRICKS AND TREATS AMONG THE TREES
Enjoy free family-friendly Halloween fun at Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center, 20634 Kenswick Dr., Humble, Saturday, Oct. 26, from 3:30-7 p.m. Families will enjoy crafts, carnival-inspired games, hayrides, live critters and a critter storybook trail and more. For information, call the park at 281-446-8588 or visit hcp4.net/jones.
FALL FESTIVAL AT THE OAKS POOL
The Oaks of Atascocita is hosting a Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 26, 5:30 p.m., at the Oaks Pool, 5702 Forest Timbers Dr., Humble. Enjoy a movie, “Hocus Pocus,” trunk or treat, pumpkin bobbing and a Halloween costume contest.
TRUNK OR TREAT
Northview Baptist Church, 6411 FM 1960 Rd., Humble, will have a Trunk or Treat event Saturday, Oct. 26, in the parking lot. For details, call 832-287-2240.
Boofest will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, from 4-9 p.m., at Kingwood Town Center Park, 8 N. Main St., Kingwood. Participate in Koutour Events Market and enjoy crafters, artisans and small businesses, free candy at every booth, bobbing for apples, mini-pumpkin patch, bouncy house, and sponsored costume contest. Adult prize is $50 cash and first-place kids prize is $25 cash.
HALLOWEEN SKATE PARTY
Come have a spooktacular time Saturday, Oct. 26, from 7-10:30 p.m. at Humble Family Skate Center, 320 N. Houston Ave., Humble. Everyone in full costume will get a free hot dog and candy! Bring in a carved or decorated small pumpkin and enter the Pumpkin Carving Contest. Prizes will be awarded, with lots of fun and games in a safe environment.
TRUNK OR TREAT
Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 1400 FM 1960 Bypass E., Humble, will host a Trunk or Treat Saturday, Oct. 26, from 4-6 p.m., in the front parking lot. The public is invited for trick or treating, games, hayride and more. For information, call 281-446-5262.
HALLOWEEN MARKET TRICK OR TREAT
To support small businesses at community markets, Kingwood Trade Days will hold a Halloween Market Trick or Treat Sunday, Oct. 27, from noon-4 p.m., at Kingwood Town Center Park, 8 N. Main St., Kingwood. Shoppers can buy, sell or trade new, used and repurposed items. Admission and parking are free.
TRICK OR TREAT FESTIVAL
Atascocita United Methodist Church, 19325 Pinehurst Trail Dr., Humble, will host a Trunk or Treat Festival Sunday, Oct. 27, from 5-7 p.m. Along with plenty of candy, there will be food, games, face and pumpkin painting, prizes and more for the family to enjoy. This event is free and open to the community. Bring a canned food item for a donation to Humble Area Assistance Ministries.
Oktoberfest will be happening Sunday, Oct. 27, at Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 1400 FM 1960 Bypass E., Humble, with family fun, food, root beer and Lutheran beverages. For information, visit lambofgod.net.
TRUNK OR TREAT FESTIVAL
Atascocita United Methodist Church, 19325 Pinehurst Trail Drive, Humble, will host a Trunk or Treat Festival Sunday, Oct. 27, from 5-7 p.m. Along with plenty of candy, there will be food, games, face and pumpkin painting, prizes and more for the family to enjoy. This event is free and open to the community. Bring a canned food item for a donation to Humble Area Assistance Ministries.
KINGWOOD TREASURE HUNT
The public is invited to a Fall Festival at New Life Church, 4032 Northpark Drive, Kingwood, Thursday, Oct. 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m. For details, call 432-305-4661.
TRUNK OR TREAT
The Walden Homeowner’s Association will present its first Annual Trunk or Treat at the Walden on Lake Houston Country Club, 18100 Walden Forest Drive, Humble, Thursday, Oct. 31, from 5-8 p.m. (or until candy runs out), in the Fitness Center parking lot. Volunteers can sign up by calling Cathy at Walden Country Club at 832-445-2104.
Christian Life Center will present an alternative to Halloween Thursday, Oct. 31, from 6-9 p.m. at The Nathaniel Center, 806 Russell Palmer Road, Kingwood. The public is invited to enjoy candy, a hayride, music, bounce house, face painting, food and fun. Admission is free.
HALLOWEEN HAUNTED HOUSE
The annual Haunted House and Halloween Party will take place Thursday, Oct. 31, from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Lone Star College-Kingwood Student Life, 20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood. Spooky students will trick out the haunted halls, followed by a delicious treat at the end of the path.