In & Around Huntsville

he Fair on The Square44th Annual Fair on the Square

When: October 6, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Where: Downtown Huntsville, TX

This annual event offers Fun, Food and Adventure!! Over 350 vendors set up shop in the historic downtown district selling many unique items, some hand crafted by local artisans.  Jewelry, home décor, apparel, and many more treasures can be found by both vendors and the merchants on the downtown square. The event is an outdoor event! FREE PARKING AND SHUTTLE SERVICE is available on the Sam Houston State University Campus in the Bower Stadium Parking Lot Z2-14 provided by First Baptist Church and Northside Baptist Church. For more information visit www.thefaironthesquare.com.

Livingston Trade Days

When: October 13 – October 14, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Sunday

Where: Pedigo Park, 925 US Highway 59 Bypass North, Livingston, TX

Admission: FREE admission and parking

Open year-round on the weekend before the third Monday of each month.  Livingston Trade Days is held in beautiful Pedigo Park surrounded by picturesque East Texas Pines. Two large covered pavilions and a multitude of open-air lots host a wide variety of local food, arts & crafts, hunting accessories, tools, collectibles, unique clothing, jewelry, shabby chic, antiques, and so much more. Bring your family and enjoy a day in the park. There’s something for everyone! ALSO: Bring out the kiddos Saturday Oct. 13th for a scavenger hunt. We will be giving away hot-dogs, candy and we will have a drawing for prizes! For more information on this event, contact Lynn Riley or Juan Parra at 877-824-6653 or visit www.cityoflivingston-tx.com/tradedays.

St. Thomas Catholic Church Fall Bazaar

When: Sunday, October 21, 2018

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where: St. Thomas Church Grounds, 1323 16th St., Huntsville, TX 77340

Come and enjoy a fun-filled day that includes Mexican food, BBQ sandwiches, burgers, turkey legs, a raffle with fabulous prizes, booths and games for all ages, and live and silent auctions with lots of quality items to bid on. This year’s event will begin with an outdoor Mass at 10:00 a.m. followed by the Bazaar’s opening at 11:00 a.m. The live auction will start at 1:00 p.m. and the raffle drawing will end the day’s activities. Everyone is welcome to join us. For more information, call the parish office at 936-295-8159.

Scare on the Square

When: October 27, 2018

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Admission: $1.00; Children 5 and under are FREE

Where: Downtown Huntsville, 1203 University Ave., Huntsville, TX 77340

Our Annual Downtown Scare on the Square will take place from 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. BUT, WAIT!!! That’s not all! In addition, our usual festival will be taking a bit of a twist. It will now feature carnival themed games that will be fun for all ages! There will continue to be a variety of booth activities, free food and MUCH MORE! If that is not enough for you, dress in your best Halloween costume to be entered into the costume contest in four different age groups – Ages 0-3; Ages 4-6; Ages 7-12 and Ages 13-18. For more information, contact the Main Street Office at 936 291-5920 or email mainstreet01@huntsvilletx.gov.