July 2, 2014
Save the date for the 40th annual Fair On The Square hosted by the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce. This year’s downtown celebration is set for Oct. 4. Vendor registration is underway. For more information, call the chamber at 295-8113.
August 12, 2014
The “Hornet Buddies” program is looking for new members. The “Hornet Buddies” consist of Huntsville ISD students from kindergarten through 6th grade who support as a group the Huntsville Hornet football team. Enrollment fee is $25 per member. Each paid member receives a “Hornet Buddies” T-shirt. For more information call 661-2017.
August 25, 2014
The 4th annual “Great Muddy Escape” is set for Oct. 25 at Gen. Sam’s Off-Road Park. This adventure race is a way to promote health & fitness for the Huntsville & Walker County communities, and is a fundraiser for the Huntsville Family YMCA and for the Huntsville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. For more information call 291-4599.
September 3, 2014
The Department of Art at SHSU invites you the opening of “Anything That Has A Front” – an exhibition featuring works by Avril Lavery & Christopher Lavery. The exhibition will be on display through Oct. 9. An opening reception is set for 6pm today in Art Building ‘E’ on the university campus. For more information call 294-4311.
The Huntsville High School graduating class of 1974 will host its 40-year reunion Oct. 3 & 4. A come-&-go event is set for 6pm Oct. 3 in the cantina of Margarita’s Restaurant on I-45. Another get-together is planned for 7pm Oct. 4 at Magnolia Lake on Highway 30 West. All HHS classes are welcome to attend. Reservations are helpful. For more information call (936) 442-8968 or (936) 649-2063.
The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will host its 1st “Little Mr. & Miss Fair-on-the-Square” contest. The contest is open to children ages 5 through 7 who are residents of Walker County. The 1st 20 boys and the 1st 20 girls who register will be included in the contest. There is a $25 entry fee. The Fair on the Square is set for Oct. 4. For more information call 295-8113.
The Huntsville Community Theatre will present its production of the classic tale of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde.” Performances are set for Sept. 19 -21 & Sept. 26-28. All performances will take place at the Old Town Theater on 12th Street in downtown Huntsville. Tickets range from $6 to $12. Reservations are recommended. For more information call 291-7933 or online: www.HuntsvilleCommunityTheatre.org.
Huntsville’s chapter of “Habitat for Humanity” will host a benefit concert beginning at 3pm Sept. 21. The event will take place at Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church on Highway 190 East. Performers will include the Greater Zion church choir, Belle Chanson and the Huntsville Men’s Choir. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. For more information call (832) 969-8545 .
The Boys & Girls Club of Walker County will host its 5th annual “Be Great Golf Classic.” Tee times for this 4-golfer scramble is set for 1pm Sept. 26 at Raven Nest Golf Club in Huntsville. Player fee is $100. Registration closes Sept. 24. For more information call 291-6054.
You can learn to square dance with the Huntsville Promenaders’ “Fun Nights.” The events are set for 7-8pm Sept. 23 & 30. The program is open to high schoolers through adults. No dancing skills are required. The programs will take place at the Tri-County Services Building on Highway 75 South. Lessons begin Oct. 7. For more information call 435-0985.