Top 5 Things to Do This Week in The Woodlands

By: Kim Kyle Morgan, Woodlands Online
| Published 09/16/2018


THE WOODLANDS, Texas – Focusing on what's going on this week is a good way to not think about the fact Halloween is just over a month away and Christmas just over three months away. Right? Right. Check out our Top 5 Things to Do This Week in The Woodlands.

Are you a new parent? Connect with others experiencing all the new feelings that come with parenthood at a free Baby Time program 10 a.m. – noon Monday Sept. 17 at the Recreation Center at Bear Branch Park, 5310 Research Forest. This is for parents with babies ages 0-12 months.

Missy Herndon, President and CEO of Interfaith of The Woodlands, will be the guest speaker Tuesday Sept. 18 at The Strong Firm in Hughes Landing, for the Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber September Monthly Luncheon. Herndon is a pillar of The Woodlands community, not only for community service but also as the co-founder of the Will Herndon Research fund, which raises funds for research into Juvenile Batten Disease. You can hear her inspirational message 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. by getting your tickets at

Have you ever seen the photos of "Nailed It!" on social media? This is when regular folks attempt to recreate a recipe they've seen photos of online … and sometimes the results are quite hilarious. Give it a try 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 19 at Over the Top, 453 Sawdust. Instructors will present a fully complete cake, and you will be challenged to replicate it within 90 minutes. Will you nail it or fail it? All supplies and tools needed will be provided.... maybe.

Pumpkin season is just around the corner. Embrace it, because it shows up in everything – our coffee, muffins, moisturizer and more, including art at Painting With a Twist. But this time, there is a twist that combines summer and fall. Check out Rustic Sunflower Pumpkin 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Friday Sept. 21 at 570 Sawdust Road. Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, and paint a picture along with a local artist instructor. BYOB. Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol.

Arts in the Park is back 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday Sept. 22 at Rob Fleming Park. This annual event includes live performances, children's activities, food truck and local vendors selling original artwork. This year's event includes a performance at dusk of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" by UpStage Theatre.

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