Wine Tasting, Benefits, Live Shows Scheduled in Northwest Houston

The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts presents the exhibition Crazy About Paper, which runs until January 8. Admission is free, but a $5 donation for adults is suggested.

This exhibition features the work of Houston artist Joan Son and revisits her early passion for paper dolls, folded fortune tellers, tissue paper carnations and other contemporary origami. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday each week.

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

January 7


The church offers virtually 3 day wedding clinic

Hope Church in Jersey Village is presenting a three-day marriage clinic from Christway Counseling January 7-9. Registration for church members is free, for non-members it is $350 per couple.

The virtual event allows married, engaged and dating couples of all ages and life stages to work on relationship skills and challenges.

To learn more, visit www.hopechurchhouston.org or email [email protected]

January 8


Local winery offerings visit, tasting

Bernhardt Winery in Plantersville is offering a tour and tasting at the local winery from 2-4 p.m. on January 8 or January 9. Admission is $30 per person and group size is limited to 24 people.

All guests must be at least 21 years old and admission is the same for non-drinking guests. Tasting includes your choice of four wines, and the tour includes an overview of the cellar, stops at the crusher, fermentation facility, and barrel aging room.

Bernhardt Winery is located at 9043 County Road 204 in Plantersville. Learn more at www.bernhardtwinery.com.


Farmer’s market held weekly in Tomball

The Tomball Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday, including January 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The market was started by farmers over 10 years ago and is still operated by local farmers – but also has vendors selling baked goods, desserts, raw juices, artisan jewelry, coffee and local wine. The market is the largest year-round weekly farmer’s market in Harris County.

For more information, visit www.tomballfarmersmarket.com.

January 9


Cool Freddie E and the team plays Dosey Doe

Cool Freddie E and the Crew will perform at 6:30 p.m. on January 9 at Dosey Doe The Big Barn. Tickets start at $20 and the kitchen is open until 7:30 p.m.

Fred Elliff and his bandmates Jenna Burns, Kevin Weishaar and Jo Vonna Hill perform oldies, country, big band, Motown and boogie woogie during a lively set. They are known for performing covers like “Saturday in the Park”, “Stop in the Name of Love” and “Uptown Funk”.

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.


Groups of cars gather for the benefit of the cops

Local auto club groups Houston Performance Driving, Corvettes for Cops, and Houston Cars and Cocktails gather to honor local law enforcement officers from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 9 at Little Woodrow’s in Tomball. To park your car to show it off is a $10 donation.

VIP seats are available for $20 and guests must be 21 or older. Proceeds benefit local Harris County police officers, including the Sheriff’s Department.

Little Woodrow’s in Tomball is located at 11241 Timber Tech Ave in Tomball. Learn more at www.facebook.com/HoustonPerformanceDriving.


Scafidi plays Republic Grid

Singer-songwriter Pete Scafidi will perform at 5 p.m. on January 9 at Republic Grille in Magnolia.

Scafidi performs more than 20 shows a month throughout Houston and is known for his covers of Pat Greene, Johnny Cash, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Snoop Dogg, as well as his own originals.

The Republic Grille is located at 30340 FM 2978 in Magnolia. Learn more at www.facebook.com/therepublicgrillemagnolia.

January 10


Judge Lincoln Goodwin speaks at the Republican Women’s Luncheon

The Honorable Lincoln Goodwin, Judge of the Harris County Courts, will speak at the second Monday regular meeting of the Northwest Forest Republican Women at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 10 at Shirley Acres. Lunch is $25 and only available with reservations by January 6, or $5 without lunch.

Goodwin was unanimously nominated by the Harris County Court of Commissioners in 2014 to serve as Justice of the Peace, Pct. 4, place 1. He is also a deacon at First Baptist Church in Houston and has completed 13 marathons and an Ironman triathlon.

Shirley Acres is located at 217 Woerner Road in Houston. For more information, visit www.northwestforestrepublicanwomen.org.

January 13


The bad sneakers return at the crossroads of the main street

A Steely Dan tribute band called Bad Sneakers will perform at 7 p.m. on January 13 at the Main Street Crossing in Tomball. Tickets start at $29.

Local band Bad Sneakers perform cohesive covers of Steely Dans hits and rare gems.

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

January 15


Stay Dylan Strong continues raise funds for scholarships

A kickball bash and cornhole tournament to benefit the Stay Dylan Strong Scholarship Foundation is scheduled for 9 a.m. on January 15 at the Magnolia Youth Sports Complex.

Teams are encouraged to come together and participate in kickball and cornhole tournaments which raise funds for several local scholarships. The fifth annual event honors Dylan Widiker, who died in 2015 of Ewing’s Sarcoma cancer. Widiker was a student athlete who attended Magnolia Schools his entire life.

The Magnolia Youth Sports Complex is located at 31550 Sugar Bend Drive in Magnolia. Learn more at www.facebook.com/staydylanstrongscholarshipfoundation.

January 17


The judge talks about how the court has changed

Cypress-Tomball Democrats will meet virtually at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 17 via Zoom.

This month’s featured speaker is Justice Rabeea Collier, who will speak about the effect of the pandemic on the justice system and the return of in-person proceedings. Collier is the Texas 113rd District Court judge after winning an election in 2018. Collier also serves on the program committee of the Texas Center for the Judiciary.

For more information, visit www.cytomdemocrats.org or email [email protected]

January 18


Vax event for schoolchildren

Harris County Public Health presents a Child Immunization Clinic Event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Berry Center.

Vaccines available include measles and mumps; Varicella; tetanus and diphtheria; Hepatitis A and B; Poliomyelitis and HPV.

The Berry Center is located at 8877 Barker Cypress Road in Cypress. Learn more at www.berrycenter.net.

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