Tribute to Freddie Mercury, a pumpkin festival and 10 other events in the Houston area

September 21

Security controle: The Spring Fire Department will be offering free child car seat safety checks at Spring Fire Station 77 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 21. Security checks are by appointment only.

To make an appointment, call 832-824-3481 or email [email protected] The event is a partnership between Spring Fire Department and Safe Kids Greater Houston led by Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Spring Fire Station 77 is located at 2900 Cypresswood in Spring. Learn more at www.springfd.org.

The Spring Fire Department offers free child car seat safety checks in partnership with Safe Kids Greater Houston run by Texas Children’s Hospital.

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September 22

Networking lunch: The Cy-Fair Express Network presents an 11 a.m. luncheon on September 22 at the Springhill Suites by Marriott on the Northwest Freeway. Advance tickets are $30 or $35 at the door.

This month’s speaker is Jess DeFeo, co-owner of JNC Creative Branding and web designer and brand strategist. DeFeo’s topic for lunch will be “Story Telling Through Your Website”.

The Springhill Suites by Marriott is located at 20350 Northwest Freeway in Houston. Learn more at www.cyfen.org.

The Springhill Suites by Marriott is located at 20350 Northwest Freeway in Houston.

The Springhill Suites by Marriott is located at 20350 Northwest Freeway in Houston.

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September 24

Fall festival: The Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce presents the Fall Fest 2022 Crafters & Artisans Market from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. September 24 at the Magnolia Event Center. Admission is $1 or a can or corn, peas or sweet potato donation for the Samaritan Society.

The event features over 75 artisans and artisans and face painting and craft activities for children. A pumpkin patch for family photos will also be available.

Magnolia Event Center is located at 11659 FM 1488 in Magnolia. Learn more at www.greatermagnoliaparkwaycc.org or call 281-356-1488.

The Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce's Fall Fest 2022 Crafters & Artisans Market will offer pumpkin patch photo opportunities.  This photo shows pumpkins at Old MacDonald's Farm near Humble.

The Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce’s Fall Fest 2022 Crafters & Artisans Market will offer pumpkin patch photo opportunities. This photo shows pumpkins at Old MacDonald’s Farm near Humble.

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Spyro Gira: 70s jazz fusion band Spyro Gyra will perform at 8:30 p.m. on September 24 at Dosey Doe The Big Barn in the spring. Tickets start at $98.

Their latest, 2019’s Vinyl Tap, is a cover disc of works by other artists from the 1970s, including the Beatles, Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Kenny Loggins and Stephen Stills.

Dosey Doe The Big Barn is located at 25911 I-45 North in The Woodlands. Learn more at www.doseydoe.com or call 281-367-3774.

Spyro Gyra, American jazz fusion band, originally formed in the mid-1970s in Buffalo, New York.
Spyro Gyra, American jazz fusion band, originally formed in the mid-1970s in Buffalo, New York.Amherst Records

The Queen’s Legacy: Houston-based Queen Legacy pays tribute to Freddie Mercury with two shows at Main Street Crossing on Sept. 24 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets start at $45.

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The lookalike band performs all of Queen’s hits across the state and has upcoming gigs in Fort Worth, Amarillo, Plantersville, Katy and Houston.

Main Street Crossing is located at 111 W. Main Street in Tomball. Learn more at www.mainstreetcrossing.com or call 281-290-0431.

Main Street Crossing is located at 111 W. Main Street in Tomball.

Main Street Crossing is located at 111 W. Main Street in Tomball.

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September 25

High ZZ: The other members of Texas blues band ZZ Top will perform with special guests Jeff Beck and Ann Wilson at 6 p.m. on September 25 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Tickets start at $30.

ZZ Top hit out on their Raw Whiskey Tour this summer, even though bassist Dusty Hill died last year at age 72. Bandmates Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard continue the band’s unique sound with a little help from Beck and Wilson. The band released a new album ‘Raw’ this year which was recorded live at Gruene Hall in 2019 as the band took part in a Netflix documentary called ‘That Little Ol’ Band From Texas’.

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Lodge is located at 2005 Lake Robbins Drive in The Woodlands. Learn more at www.woodlandscenter.org or call 281-210-1125.

ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons performs during their Tonnage Tour at the Smart Financial Center in Sugarland on Sunday, September 10, 2017. (Dave Rossman Photo)

ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons performs during their Tonnage Tour at the Smart Financial Center in Sugarland on Sunday, September 10, 2017. (Dave Rossman Photo)

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September 26

Autumn coffee: The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts Volunteer Guild presents a fall coffee for those interested in becoming new volunteers at 9:30 a.m. on September 26.

Guild members will explain how they support the museum and offer prizes and refreshments. For more information, contact Sue Ann Lurcott at [email protected]

The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts is located at 6815 Cypresswood Drive in the spring. Learn more at www.pearlmfa.org.

A fall cafe will be held at the Pearl Fincher Museum for those interested in becoming new volunteers.

A fall cafe will be held at the Pearl Fincher Museum for those interested in becoming new volunteers.

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September 27

Reading Club: For ages 6-8, Magnolia’s Malcolm Purvis Library presents an in-person Kid’s Book Club event from 11-11:30 a.m. on September 27. Admission is free but online registration is required.

The event includes a discussion, read-aloud, and activity related to the book the club is reading. Guests are asked to arrive 10 minutes before the start time of the event and entry will not be granted five minutes after the start.

The Malcolm Purvis Library is located at 510 Melton Street in Magnolia. Learn more and register at www.countylibrary.org.

The Malcolm Purvis Library is located at 510 Melton Street in Magnolia.

The Malcolm Purvis Library is located at 510 Melton Street in Magnolia.

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September 30

Felix Luna: Local classic rock and pop cover artist Felix Luna will perform from 6-9 p.m. on September 30 at City Place.

An accomplished Latin jazz bassist who performs locally with several bands, Luna will perform solo for an evening of laid-back music outdoors. City Place is home to corporate campuses for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, CHI St Luke’s Health and ExxonMobil.

City Place is located at 1250 Lake Plaza Drive in the spring. Learn more at www.cityplacenow.com.

Felix Luna will perform at City Place.

Felix Luna will perform at City Place.

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Mixology workshop: The Magnolia Meadows event venue presents an Oktoberfest mixology workshop from 7-9 p.m. on September 30. Tickets are $75.

The event will include specialty cocktails, German beer flights and authentic German cuisine. The wedding venue at Magnolia is under new ownership at the end of 2021.

Magnolia Meadows is located at 32745 Dobbin-Huffsmith Road in Magnolia. Learn more at https://magnolia-meadows.com.

The Magnolia Meadows event venue will feature an Oktoberfest mixology workshop that will include specialty cocktails, German beer flights and authentic German cuisine.  This photo shows glasses of beer at Oktoberfest 2016 in the cellar of the Oktoberfest and Beer Museum in Munich, Germany.

The Magnolia Meadows event venue will feature an Oktoberfest mixology workshop that will include specialty cocktails, German beer flights and authentic German cuisine. This photo shows glasses of beer at Oktoberfest 2016 in the cellar of the Oktoberfest and Beer Museum in Munich, Germany.

Alexander Hassenstein/Getty

October 1st

Pumpkin Festival: Local Cornelius Nursery locations offer fall-themed family fun starting at 10 a.m. on October 1.

Over 100,000 pumpkins, gourds, gourds, chrysanthemums… are for sale and children can decorate the pumpkins at 10 a.m. during a demonstration. The event also includes a chalk garden, gift cards and more.

The Cornelius Nursery is located at 7311 N. Grand Parkway in the spring. To find out more, visit www.calloways.com.

Cornelius Nursery locations offer fall-themed family fun on October 1.

Cornelius Nursery locations offer fall-themed family fun on October 1.

Cornelius nursery

Taste of Cy-Fair: More than 40 local Cy-Fair and Houston restaurants will participate in A Taste of Cy-Fair from 5-8 p.m. on October 1 at the Bridgeland Village Center. Tickets start at $15.

The event features free samples, live music, local and craft wine and beer. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs or blankets, with free parking available at Cy-Ranch High School.

Lakeland Village Center in Bridgeland is located at 10615 Fry Road in Cypress. Learn more at www.atasteofcyfair.com.

A Taste of Cy-Fair was last held in 2019, raising over $50,000 for Cy-Hope, a local nonprofit to benefit low-income Cy-Fair ISD students.  Participants sample food and drink from local businesses and browse a market of local vendors.

A Taste of Cy-Fair was last held in 2019, raising over $50,000 for Cy-Hope, a local nonprofit to benefit low-income Cy-Fair ISD students. Participants sample food and drink from local businesses and browse a market of local vendors.

A taste of Cy-Fair

Entertainment Roundup is a weekly article compiled by freelance writer Brandon Moeller. Send your entertainment proposals to Brandon at [email protected]

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