October Main Events

Clear Lake 
Fashion show Oct. 3. The Bay Oaks Women’s Association will present its annual fall fashion show luncheon at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 at the country club. Reservations a must.

Chamber Gala Oct. 4. The Clear Lake Chamber’s Chairman’s Ball will be held Friday, Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at Space Center Houston, honoring the outgoing and incoming chamber officials. For reservations, call the chamber, 281-488-7676.

Ballet season opens Oct. 5. Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will open its season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at the BAHBT Black Box Theatre with The Next Giant Leap,a salute to our space heritage and unique location, and complete with heavy hors d’hoeuvres and wine.

Welcome Neighbors Oct. 10. Bay Area Welcome Neighbors Club will meet Thursday, Oct. 10 at Bay Oaks Country Club with the social beginning at 10 a.m. and the program on “Acupuncture and Wellness” presented by Elizabeth Yuan, a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist at 10:30 a.m. For luncheon reservations, contact Nancy Guthrie at membership.bawnc@gmail.com  or call 281.333.3055.

Town Hall Oct. 10. Houston City Councilman Dave Martin will host a Town Hall in Space Center Houston’s Special Events Building at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and several city officials on hand to answer questions.

CLASP features UHCL Oct. 10. The Clear Lake Association of Senior Programs’ target for its Thursday, Oct. 10 meeting, from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Garden Room of UHCL’s Bayou Building will be UHCL: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.Open to the public. Free parking available in the Visitors Lot.  For information, visit www.uhcl.edu/clasp

Piano duet Oct. 11. Brothers Piro and Gjergji Gaqi will take their audience on a musical journey around the world Friday, Oct. 11 when they appear at University Baptist Church, 16106 Middlebrook Drive, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for students. For information, visit www.bayareamusicteachers.org

Murphey concert Oct. 17.  The multi-Grammy nominee and country/western singer Michael Martin Murphey will appear in concert at UHCL’s Bayou Theater at 7:30 p.m. Thursday Oct. 17. For tickets, call 281-283-3024 or visit www.uhcl.edu/bayoutheater

Wings Over Houston Oct. 19. The Air Force Thunderbirds will be among the many airplanes filling sky over Ellington Airport at this year’s Wings Over Houston Oct. 19-20.

Deer Park
Chamber breakfast Oct. 24. The Deer Park Chamber will host its membership breakfast from 8 to 9 a.m. at Luby’s, 4709 Center St., Thursday, Oct. 24. For information, call Melissa Peters, 281-479-1559.

Comedy at the Playhouse. The laugh-out-loud comedy, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, opens Friday, Oct. 25 at the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse Main Deck, 3803 Highway 3, and continues through Sunday, Nov. 10, with curtains at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. For tickets, which are $17 for adults and $12 for seniors and students, call 281-337-7469 or email bareahp@comcast.net

Oktoberfest Oct. 25-26.The 38th annual Island Oktoberfest, hosted by First Lutheran Church, will be held Friday, Oct. 25, from 5 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., 24th Street and Winnie in historic downtown Galveston. Free admission.

League City
Holiday Market Oct. 4. Bay Area Turning Point will host its 20th annual Holiday Market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at South Shore Harbour Resort offering shopping, a luncheon, live music and a program. For tickets, email tpowell@bayareaturningpoint.com or call 281-338-7600

State of Education Oct. 18, The League City Chamber will host its annual State of Education Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18 in the Civic Center featuring the superintendents of the Clear Creek and Dickinson ISDs and Odyssey Academy. For reservations, call Luanne Newman 281-338-7339.

Rodeo cookoff Oct. 26. The Bay Area Go Texan Rodeo staff will host the inaugural Ghosts and Goblins BBQ Cookoff Saturday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at American Legion Post 554, located at 1650 Highway 3. Tent decorating, food trucks, costume contests, tent or treat from 12-4 p.m. Live music by Cooper Wade and the Harmony Creek Band.

Style show Nov. 1. Clear Lake Area Panhellenic will present its annual fall fashion show and luncheon, which this year will have the theme, “Style in Wonderland,” at South Shore Harbour Resort.

CCEF Gala Nov. 2. The Clear Creek Education Foundation will hold its annual awards gala at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at South Shore Harbour Resort.
Nassau Bay
At the CCCT.  The drama, Sherlock Homes and the Adventures of the Suicide Club Ice Palace Murders,opens Friday, Oct. 18 at the Clear Creek Community Theatre, 18091 Upper Bay Road, in the Nassau Bay Shopping Village, with curtains at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. matinees on Sundays through Nov. 3. For tickets, which are $15 for adults and $13 for students and seniors, call 281-335-5228.

HSLBA meets Oct. 9. Fidelis String Quartet will entertain when the Houston Symphony League Bay Area meets at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 at St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church, 18300 Upper Bay Road.

Symphony concert Oct. 25. The Clear Lake Symphony will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 18220 Upper Bay Road, featuring the Royal Hungarian Academy of Music Composers — Liszt (Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2), Bartok, Kodaly and Dohnanyi. Tickets will be available at the door and at Eye Trends, 515 Bay Area Blvd.

Chamber luncheon Oct. 17.  Dr. Stephen Klineberg will discuss “Houston on the Cusp of a Changing America” when he keynotes the Pasadena Chamber’s membership luncheon Thursday, Oct. 17 at 11 a.m. in the DoubleTree by Hilton, 8181 Airport Blvd. To register, visit pasadenachamber.org

Judge to speak Oct. 17. Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta will discuss the State of the County at the Pearland Chamber’s membership luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Golfcrest Country Club, 2509 Country Club Drive. For tickets, which are $30 for members, email leslie.esqueda@pearlandtexaschamber.us

Celebration Seabrook Oct. 12. Seabrook’s annual festival, Celebration Seabrook, will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Meador Park with singer Jack Ingram live, art, kid fun, food trucks, craft beer and wine, etc. Tickets are $5 with kids 10 and under free. For more details, visit CelebrationSeabrook.com

Taylor Lake Village
Rotary Shrimporee Oct. 12. Space Center Rotary will host its 46th annual Shrimporee – an afternoon of family fun — from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Clear Lake Park’s Landolt Pavilion Saturday, Oct. 12 with live and silent auctions, shrimp and barbecue dinners, band and choir music, kid activities, a raffle, etc.

Senior Game Night. Senior Game Night will be held Friday, Oct. 11 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Webster Recreation Building, 311 Pennsylvania Ave. Includes dinner, games and conversation. For information, call Bryan Morgan at 281-316-4137.

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