Free growers markets and vaccination clinics among upcoming events in Northwest Houston


Hosted by Kenny Courville, Puffabelly’s in Old Town Spring features an open mic night every Thursday night, including July 22 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Courville helped organize and make the open mic night a tradition in the local restaurant and performing arts venue. He even publishes a monthly newsletter that highlights other local open mic events and regular artists performing at Puffabelly’s, including local singer-songwriter Todd “Barefoot” Martin, who performed his 200th open mic at Puffabelly’s. this month.

Puffabelly’s is located at 100 Main Street in the Spring. Learn more at

July 23

Craft Chicks presents an open craft workshop

The Craft Chicks Studio in Tomball is presenting a workshop event open from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 23. The cost is $ 20.

During the open workshop, no more than 20 participants will work on a pallet or door hanger project of their choice. Materials and advice are provided, but step-by-step instructions are not given to allow participants to continue with their projects at their own pace. Bring your own wine and snacks.

The Craft Chicks Studio is located at 304 Market Street in Tomball. Learn more at

Listen to live music on the terrace

Kyle Mathis will perform at 6 p.m. at the CityPlace Marriott in The Woodlands as part of his Friday Night Live concert series on July 23. Free entry.

Mathis will perform classic rock and country music.

CityPlace Marriott is located at 1250 Lake Plaze Drive in the woods. Learn more at

Children can run, jump during parent’s night

Republic Gymnastics and Dance in Cypress is offering a Parents Night Out event from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on July 23. The cost is $ 25 for the first child, $ 20 for each additional child.

The event is aimed at children aged 3 and over who are potty-trained, and participants will be able to run, jump and play in the Republic gymnastics center.

Republic Gymnastics and Dance is located at 21227 FM 529 in Cypress. Learn more at

July 23

Children’s vaccination clinic offers free vaccines

The Christus Healthcare Foundation presents a free vaccination clinic for children at 9:30 a.m. on July 23 at the Steve Radack Community Center.

The organization will administer the required vaccines for the first 25 children aged 2 months to 18 years. Parents must bring the child’s vaccination or vaccination record. Masks and face covers must be worn by anyone over 2 years of age.

The Steve Radack Community Center is located at 18650 Clay Road in Houston. Learn more at

July 24

Tamina Farmer’s Market is held every Saturday in Magnolia

Dozens of vendors participate in the weekly Tamina Farmers’ Market, every Saturday including July 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tamina Road.

Vendors include local farmers and on-site food and dining in a family-friendly, pet-friendly environment, with indoor bathrooms. A different free cocktail is offered each week.

Farmer’s Market on Tamina is located at 32907 Tamina Road in Magnolia. Learn more at

July 26

Extreme Performing Arts presents a dance camp

Extreme Performing Arts in Magnolia presents a Lemonade Escapade dance camp from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Thursday, July 26 to 29. Tuition fees start at $ 70.

The camp is for participants aged 4-7 and includes jazz and ballet routines. Snacks, games, crafts, and tumbling are also included.

Extreme Performing Arts is located at 410 Honea Egypt Road in Magnolia. Learn more at

The church offers a musical day camp for children

Tomball United Methodist is hosting a music camp for Grades 1 to 6 from 8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. July 26-30. Free entry.

Young comedians, singers and aspiring musicians will rehearse a musical and then perform it on Friday evening.

Tomball United Methodist Church is located at 1603 Baker Drive in Tomball. Learn more at

July 31

Harrold and Krajicek perform at Lone Pint

Sean Harrold will perform at 7:30 p.m. and John Krajicek will perform at 2 p.m. at the Lone Pint Brewery on July 31.

Known on Facebook as Sean GTR Harrold, the musician has performed locally for over a decade and has been strumming acoustic guitar for over 40 years. Local singer-songwriter Krajicek is known for performing American and folk covers by Bob Dylan and Jackson Browne as well as his own original works in performances. Featured food trucks are Reveille BBQ and Bright Relish.

Lone Pint Brewery is located at 507 Commerce Street in Magnolia. Learn more at

July 31

Cars and Crafts returns to Tomball

The Champion Hot Rod Association presents the Tomball Cars & Crafts Extravaganza from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on July 31 at Shipley’s Donuts in Tomball.

Everyone is welcome to show their cars, trucks and motorcycles at the event or offer crafts for sale. No fees, no trophies and no burnout.

Shipley’s Donuts is located at 28517 State Highway 249 in Tomball. Learn more at

Lion performs at Excalibur

Matt Lion will perform from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on July 31 at Excalibur Brewing in Old Town Spring.

Lion is a multi-instrumentalist also known as Dr Dub; the singer-songwriter plays the drums, produces and loops live. Excalibur Brewing produces small batches of craft beer that emphasize flavor and diversity.

Excalibur Brewing is located at 26510 Border Street A in Old Town Spring. Learn more at

Rescue for PTSD helps train dogs

Rescue for PTSD is presenting service dog training from 8:30 am to 11:30 am at VFW Post 2427 in Tomball on July 31.

Founded by Laura Murray, the organization trains rescue dogs to be service companions for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

The Tomball VFW Post 2427 is located at 14408 Alice Road in Tomball. Learn more at

Entertainment Roundup is a weekly article compiled by freelance writer Brandon Moeller. Send entertainment submissions to Brandon at

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