Events

Does your school, church or other non-profit organization have an event or other announcement you’d like to get out to The Hits Community?

Please submit your event to our Public Service Director, Glenn Edwards at glenn@1049thehits.com. Please note, we do not list any lotteries, including events that involve prizes, raffles, chance, and consideration.

Submissions usually take 24 hours to appear on this site. If at all possible submit your entries at least 2 weeks in advance for maximum exposure on the air.

If you have trouble submitting your event please contact Steve Rixx at: steverixx@ksam1017.com

Movie in the Park April 30th

There’s another “Movie in the Park” from the City of Huntsville Parks & Leisure Department happening on Friday, April 30th at Kate Barr Ross Park at field 6, as the family friendly movie The Croods 2: A New Age will be presented. The movie starts at 8:30pm that night and they’re will be pre-packaged snacks…read more »

Child Abuse Prevention Month

The month of April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. In an effort to bring attention to the children who have been abused or neglected, several businesses have partnered with CASA of Walker, San Jacinto and Trinity Counties to remind our communities that the children need our help and support. These businesses will be offering blue…read more »

Chili & Gumbo fundraiser

The Forrest Masonic Lodge in Huntsville will be having a Chili & Gumbo Fundraiser on Friday, April 23rd from 11am-1:30pm at the Masonic Temple on 12th Street. Homemade chili, seafood gumbo, and sausage and chicken gumbo will be served, Tickets are $8, and curbside pick-up along with carry-outs will be available. They’ll also deliver within…read more »

April Business After Hours

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will present their next “Business After Hours” on Tuesday, April 27th from 5:15-6:15pm. This great networking event  is being hosted by Sergios Landscaping and it’s being held at Los Pericos Mexican Restaurant at 1548 11th Street in Huntsville. Business After Hours gives Chamber members an opportunity to meet informally…read more »

Tire Recycling Event

The City of Huntsville along with Walker County will be hosting a FREE tire recycling event on Saturday, April 17th from 7:30am-12 noon at three locations that include the City of Huntsville Transfer Station on the I-45 feeder road, Walker County Precinct 3 Barn and the Walker County Fairgrounds. This tire recycling event is for…read more »

SAAFE House Designer Purse Bingo

SAAFE House in Huntsville is preparing for their Designer Purse Bingo fundraising event in June to raise money for victims of Family Violence and Sexual Assault. The event will include 10 games of bingo, a silent auction, refreshments and fun. Tickets go on sale May 3rd, individual tickets are $40 and a reserved table for…read more »

Hospitality House Tea Fundraiser

Hospitality House in Huntsville is having their Annual Ladies Tea Fundraiser on Saturday, April 24th from 2-4pm at First Baptist Church in Huntsville. Table sponsorships are available for $250, while individual tickets are $30. They’re also having a silent auction this year and once again they’ll be having a table decorating contest being held the…read more »

Run With Your Imagination

The inaugural “Run with Your Imagination” 5k Color Run, benefiting Walker County’s Dolly Parton Imagination Library is coming soon. The Imagination Library provides books free of charge to children from birth to age five, and currently, 750 children in Walker County take part in this program. This Color Run will happen on May 1st, 2021…read more »

8th Annual Gold Raffle

It’s time for the 8th Annual Gold Raffle from the Boys & Girls Club of Walker County. This is a chance to win to Win $10,000 in Gold Coins! There are also 2nd prize of $1,000 Yeti package and a 3rd prize of a $500 gift card. Tickets are on sale through April 14th and…read more »

JSL Food Truck coming in April

Huntsville’s Junior Service League will sponsor a stop by the Houston Food Bank Food Truck on Saturday, April 17th at 8am at Huntsville Church of Christ on Hwy 30 West. This is drive-thru event, and for those receiving food must remain in their vehicles. Volunteers are needed to direct traffic, unload the truck, prepare the…read more »

Mother of Pearl from Huntsville JSL

It’s raffle time for the 8th Annual Mother of Pearl event from the Huntsville Junior Service League. This year’s prize is a rose gold and pearl necklace generously donated by Elliott’s Jewelers. As this year’s event will have to be virtual, this raffle is even more important than ever. Ticket prices are only $5, and all…read more »

The H.E.A.R.T.S. Veteran’s Museum is hosting the “Run For The Wall” Auto Show on Saturday, March 6th from 10am-4pm. The entry fee is $25 per vehicle, with all the proceeds going to installation permanent installation of the traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall at the Museum. For more information call (936) 295-5959.  read more »

11th Annual Diva Night

The 11th Annual Diva Night is coming up on Friday, April 23rd. This event is a ladies only night out presented by Wiesner, Inc. of Huntsville and hosted by the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce. This years’ gathering will be held at the Walker Country Fairgrounds. This evening will consist of shopping, food and beverages that…read more »

Yoga for Seniors

Coming in February and continuing through April the H.E.A.R.T.S. Veterans Museum will be hosting Yoga for Seniors. These classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday at 2pm and the museum, and classes will last 30-45 minutes. These classes are free – and you only need to do what you feel comfortable doing. For more…read more »

Deadline for Walker County Fair Queen 2/1/21

The Walker County Fair Queen’s Contest is held annually to select the WCFA Queen and her Court. The contest is held the Saturday before Opening Ceremonies where the names of the winners will be revealed. During the week of the fair these ladies are busy at each and every WCFA event passing out ribbons and…read more »

You’ve got another opportunity to Give the Gift of Life as Huntsville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary along with several area churches will be hosting a blood drive on Saturday, December 12th from 8am-2:30pm at Faith Lutheran Church, located at Sumac Rd and Hwy 30 W, Huntsville. Donors must be at least 16 years of age with parental…read more »

14th Annual Radio M*A*S*H* nearly here.

Coming up on  Wednesday, December 2nd and Thursday, December 3rd, the 14th Annual Radio M*A*S*H* from 101.7 KSAM and 104.9/94.1 The Hits. M*A*S*H* means make a smile happen, and this year, we’ve teamed up with H-E-B to present this annual event from their parking lot on 11th Street in Huntsville. As in years past, we’re…read more »

CASA Toy Drive

CASA of Walker, San Jacinto, and Trinity counties is having a Christmas toy drive, as they’re collecting gifts and toys for children ages 0-18 – this collection event is being held through November 30th. These toys will be gifted to our kids in care to help bring some extra joy to their holiday season. Popular…read more »

Toy Drive

Coming up on Saturday, December 5th and Sunday, December 6th from 11am-1pm the first ever Danny Boy’s Holiday Toy Drive will be held to benefit those who are less fortunate this Christmas Season. You are requested to drop off a new unwrapped toy at the gazebo at Kate Barr Ross park – this toy drive…read more »

10th Annual Ride for Lone Survivor Foundation

Show your support for the distinguished Lone Survivor Foundation by joining in the 10th Anniversary Charity Ride on Saturday, October 24th. The ride will begin at Harley Davidson of The Woodlands and will wind through the scenic backroads of the Sam Houston National Forest. The 90-minute ride will conclude at the Walker County Veterans Outreach…read more »

Meet the Leaders gatering

There’s an opportunity coming up for youth in the area to become a member of Huntsville Scouting. This is for both boys and girls – girls in grades K-12 can join the Girl Scouts and Boys & Girls in grades K-12 can join the Scouts. There will be a meet the scout leaders gathering from…read more »

Diva Night Date change

The date has changed for The 11th Annual Diva Night that’s hosted by The Huntsville/Walker County Chamber of Commerce – the new date is Friday, April 23, 2021. This ladies only event is being presented by Wiesner of Huntsville. For more information, contact the Chamber at (936)-295-8113.read more »

CASA 12 days of Giving

In lieu of their Christmas in July BINGO fund-raising event, CASA of Walker, Trinity and San Jacinto counties is hosting a virtual fundraiser from July 17th through July 28th celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas – and it’s being presented by Wiesner of Huntsville. CASA, along with many other organizations, has experienced a significant financial…read more »

Chamber Shot In The Dark coming at the end of June

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will host their 17th annual “Shot in the Dark night golf tournament & Helicopter Ball Drop on Friday, June 26th at Raven Nest Golf Club in Huntsville. A 4pm shotgun start will kick off the event, with the final 9 holes to be played after dark. Registration fee is $500 per 4-golfer…read more »

See Santa at Big Sam!

Santa Claus is coming to see Big Sam and he’s bringing his workshop with him! Be sure to stop by on December 14th from 11am-4pm and have some fun in Santa’s Workshop making arts and crafts and making s’mores in the park with Huntsville Fire Department, and enjoy some hot cocoa and a Christmas cookie…read more »

Head Start seeking help

The Huntsville Head Start program is reaching out to the community for support of disadvantaged families in the area. Head Start has more than 100 families enrolled at the center – and the center’s goal is to provide each family with a Thanksgiving meal. Head Start has partnered with Brookshire Brothers grocery in Huntsville to provide the…read more »

Hope’s Bridge Resource Room needs your help!

Huntsville Junior Service League is excited to host a donation drop off day for Hope’s Bridge Resource Room! This donation event will be on Saturday, November 16th from 9am-12 noon at 1215 15th Street in Huntsville. Hope’s Bridge is a fantastic new resource for foster parents in Walker County. The organization collects all kinds of…read more »

Food Bank Food Truck and Santa Shop on 12/7

Huntsville’s Junior Service League is sponsoring a stop by the Houston Food Bank Food Truck on Saturday, December 7th and they’ll be set up at the Huntsville Church of Christ on Highway 30 West. Free produce will be distributed that morning at 9am. And, they’ll also have their Santa Shop, allowing children to visit their FREE…read more »

Hospitality House Golf Tournament

Hospitality House in Huntsville is gearing up for their 9th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament. This event will be held on Saturday, November 9th from 7am to 2pm at West Fork Golf & Country Club in Conroe. The early bird early bird registration fee is $70 while the regular fee is $85 and the pastoral fee…read more »

Huntsville Audubon Society meeting 9/19

Huntsville Audubon Society’s first 2019-2020 meeting will be on Thursday, September 19th at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Members will begin gathering at 6:00pm to visit and snack with the meeting beginning at 6:30pm. This month’s presentation is ‘Beekeeping In and Around Walker County’ by Larry Fuchs of the Walker County Beekeepers Association. Please bring a…read more »

Huntsville’s Wynne Home Arts Center Herb Festival

Huntsville’s Wynne Home Arts Center will host its annual “Herb Festival” from 8am-2pm March 30. The event will take place at the Wynne Home on 11th Street at Avenue ‘O’ – and will feature locally grown herb plants, perennials, bulbs, native plants, and vegetables for sale. Herbal & garden vendors, artists, music, speakers & children’s…read more »

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