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

Wake n’ Scrape coming

The 7th Annual Wake n’ Scrape Custom Car, Truck, Bike & Big Rig Show is happening at the Walker County Fairgrounds, August 13th-15th. Gates open to the public Saturday and Sunday from 8am-6pm, and it’s $20 for a weekend pass, kids 12 and under get in FREE! Events include a taco eating contest, lemonade chug,…read more »

School Supply Giveaway

The 16th annual “Community Praise Ministry School Supply Giveaway” is set for 10am-12 noon Saturday at Huntsville High School on FM 2821. This giveaway is for ages Pre-K through college, and students must be present to receive the school supplies. During this event, all COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed, including wearing a mask. For…read more »

Fundraiser for Trinity River Food Bank

Trinity River Food Bank, formerly known as Covenant With Christ Food Pantry, is having a fundraiser with the help of Chick-fil-A in Huntsville on Wednesday, July 28th. From 5-7pm that evening, 15% of all dine-in sales will be donated to the food bank in order to help those who may have food insecurities in the…read more »

Chamber Small Business Breakfast

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will host their next monthly “Small Business Breakfast” celebration on Thursday, August 12th at 7:30am. This great monthly networking opportunity allows you to get to know fellow chamber members and community leaders. The breakfast is held at the Farmhouse Cafe in Midway Plaza on University Avenue. Cost is $10 for…read more »

You’re invited to take part in the Dodge Cemetery Fish Fry on Saturday, August 14th from 11am-2pm. This fund-raising activity will be held at the Dodge Volunteer Fire Department on FM 405 in Dodge, and $10 will get you fried catfish, french fries, coleslaw and hush puppies. There will also be a cake auction starting…read more »

Blood Drives in August

You’ve got another opportunity to Give the Gift of Life as Huntsville Memorial Hospital will have their next blood drive on Friday, August 13th from 9am-3pm at the Holiday Inn Express located at 148 I-45S. In our region, 800 to 1,000 units of blood are used daily in the 26 counties service by the Gulf…read more »

Main Street Music Series

The City of Huntsville’s Main Street Program will once again be hosting live music at Rather Park every Thursday in August starting at 7pm. The Main Street Music Series is free to attend, and the community is encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and coolers, with the first evening of music happening on August 5th.…read more »

Veteran’s Breakfast

Huntsville’s H.E.A.R.T.S. Veterans Museum invites all veterans – regardless of age, gender or length of military service – to their free monthly Veterans Breakfast. The breakfasts take place the 1st Saturday of each month from 9am-11am at the museum which is located on Highway 75 North across from Kate Barr Ross Park. The next breakfast…read more »

Muster Festival at H.E.A.R.T.S.

Once again this year, the H.E.A.R.T.S. Veteran’s Museum in Huntsville will be hosting the 4th Annual Muster Festival. This great event honoring all Veteran’s, Active Duty Military, First Responders and Correctional Officers will be held on Saturday, September 11th from 10am-4pm. This will be a free family fun event that will include live music, bounce…read more »

Touch a Truck returning

A great family friendly event is coming back to downtown Huntsville on Saturday, September 25th. Huntsville’s Main Street program is hosting a free interactive event for children and the young at heart. “Touch-a-Truck” will allow kids the opportunity to climb on, learn about, and discover their favorite big trucks and vehicles such as police vehicles,…read more »

Steamboat House to be opened on July 26th

Join the Sam Houston Memorial Museum on Monday, July 26th to commemorate the 158th anniversary of Sam Houston’s passing with the opening of the Steamboat House, the home he died in on July 26, 1863. This is a special event, and the public will be allowed in the home from 10AM to 2PM. There is…read more »

Library Book Sale

New Waverly Public Library is having a fund-raising book sale starting on July 7th through August 6th.  The library is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 6pm. There are gourmet cookbooks, quilt books, craft books, mystery and romance books.  Books on health and beauty, biographies, and of course children’s books.  Adult hardbacks are a…read more »

Chamber BASH on July 27th

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will present their next “Business Associates Social Hour” or BASH on Tuesday, July 27th starting at 5:15pm. This great networking event is being hosted by and being held at The Wynne Home Arts & Visitors Center. This monthly activity gives Chamber members an opportunity to meet informally at local…read more »

Discover Local from the Chamber coming soon

The Huntsville/Walker County Chamber of Commerce is once again having their “Discover Local – Community, Commerce & Cuisine” – and it all happens on August 31st from 4:30-7:30pm. This is your opportunity to discover what Walker County has to offer. And, for local businesses and organizations, this is your opportunity to tell your story to…read more »

Skateboard Giveaway

Walker County Referral Cooperative is currently selling raffle tickets for $5 each, to raise the funds to give away 50 free skateboards to the kids of Huntsville at the Grand Opening Celebration of the new skate park located at Eastham-Thomason park, near the splash pad. The Grand Opening will take place on Saturday August 28th…read more »

Small Business Breakfast

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will host their next monthly “Small Business Breakfast” celebration on Thursday, July 8th at 7:30am. This great monthly networking opportunity allows you to get to know fellow chamber members and community leaders. The breakfast is held at the Farmhouse Cafe in Midway Plaza on University Avenue. Cost is $10 for…read more »

Free Fishing Saturday

The City of Huntsville Recreation Services, Fishing Futures, and Texas Park and Wildlife Department have teamed up to create a fun filled day of fishing on July 31st, starting at 9am at Huntsville State Park. This event family friendly event is free, although preregistration is required. For more information, call (936) 294-5721 online at https://ffc_hsp_7_31_2021.eventbrite.com…read more »

Open Registration for Fair On The Square

Even though the 47th Annual Fair On The Square from the Huntsville/Walker County Chamber of Commerce isn’t until October 2nd, general registration for those vendors and others that would like a booth starts (started) on June 15th. As always, this annual event is attended by thousands of people from throughout Southeast Texas.For more information, call…read more »

CASA – Amplifying Advocacy

You’re invited to join CASA of Walker, San Jacinto & Trinity counties as they host an event called Amplifying Advocacy–Growing Better Together . This two-day event will be held on September 17th & 18th at University Heights Baptist Church, and will feature keynote speakers inspiring those CASA volunteers to keep fighting for the best interest…read more »

Walker County Farmers Market

It’s open once again – it’s the Walker County Farmers Market, located in the North parking lot at West Hill Mall in Huntsville. Open Wednesday and Saturday mornings at 8am until sold out. They’ve got a great variety of items, including fresh beef and organic chicken on Saturdays, as well as fresh produce, breads, eggs,…read more »

Downtown Farmers Market

The Huntsville Downtown Farmers Market is your destination for fresh produce and artisan goods, held every Saturday through July 31st from 8am-12 noon on University Avenue near Rather Park. The type of items you can expect at the Downtown Huntsville Farmers Market are fresh produce, jams, jellies and much more. For more information contact 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 »

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 »

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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