Top 5 Things To Do This Week in The Woodlands

By: Kim Kyle Morgan, Woodlands Online
| Published 10/19/2018


THE WOODLANDS, Texas – Are you ready for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas? Because all of those things are just weeks away. Hard to believe. Let's take small bites out of the elephant and focus on what's happening this week in The Woodlands.

Arts in the Park was cancelled in September due to nasty weather, but it's happening now from 3 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Sunday Oct. 21. The free event at Rob Fleming Park includes live stage performances, food trucks for concession purchases, local vendors selling original artwork and crafts, along with a KidZone that includes activities, inflatables and more. There will also be a live Shakespeare theatre performance of "Much Ado About Nothing" by UpStage Theatre beginning at dusk.

Legacy Preparatory Christian Academy is hosting an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday Oct. 22 on campus, 9768 Research Forest Drive. Several booths will provide information on curriculum, fine arts, athletics, family ministry, electives, National Honor Society, student council, etc. Staff, faculty, and students will also be available during this time to answer any questions.

Have some wine, arrange some flowers … sounds like an awesome night out for you and your BFF's. Join GenuWine 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Oct. 24 for a Holiday Flower Arrangement Class. Sign up here to reserve your spot as space is limited. $35 includes all the supplies needed, flowers, a vase and a glass of wine.

Thursday Oct. 25 is National Pumpkin Day! Celebrate at The Westin at The Woodlands with Pumpkin Pump 'n Dash. Wear a costume, or just wear orange (perhaps in mourning for the Astros?) for a "Pumpkin Chunking workout and run." It's a guided course along The Woodlands Waterway. Options include a 2-mile walk or 5k run. Register here.

The Taste of the Village in Indian Springs is an annual event that began more than 13 years ago, and it's back better than ever from noon – 3 p.m. Saturday Oct. 27 at the Indian Springs shopping center. The event draws more than 4,000 people each year and supports the Indian Springs Village Association Community Service Scholarship fund. In addition to sampling tasty treats from a variety of food vendors and visiting 40 booths of local businesses and community organizations, entertainment includes a face painting live band, inflatables, balloon artistry, and many walking entertainers for the kids. There will also be a raffle for two $250 gift certificates from HEB and a variety of other prizes and gift cards.

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