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

Cleaner & Greener Huntsville

The City of Huntsville’s Solid Waste Division will host another quarterly FREE community-wide cleanup December 7th through 12th. The city will provide 4 large roll-off dumpsters in each ward. This community-wide event will allow residents to easily access these larger trash containers at no cost. Dumpster locations Kate Barr Ross Park, Josey Park at the…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 »

Adopt a family for Thanksgiving

Brookshire Brothers in Huntsville has partnered with Huntsville Head Start and SAAFE House to help bring a Thanksgiving meal to local families that could use a little extra help this holiday season. You can adopt a family for Thanksgiving simply by contacting Brookshire Brothers and speaking with Patsy in the deli at (936) 435-1209.  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 »

Solid Waste Holiday Schedule

The City of Huntsville’s Solid Waste Transfer Station & Recycling Facility will be closed on Thursday, November 26th for Thanksgiving. Curbside Recycling Collection will be picked up on Friday, November 27th while those who normally have their recycling collection on Friday, it will be picked up on Saturday, November 28th. Also, the transfer station will…read more »

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is coming up on Saturday, November 28th in downtown Huntsville from 10am-5pm. You’re invited to stop by the Huntsville Main Street office and to pick-up your Shop Small goodie bag with giveaways, coupons to your favorite small businesses, and so much more. This holiday season looks a little different, but we can…read more »

JSL Food Bank Food Truck coming in December

Huntsville’s Junior Service League will sponsor a stop by the Houston Food Bank Food Truck on Saturday, December 5th – and the location has changed to Huntsville High School. 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 food,…read more »

JSL Annual Santa Shop

You’re invited to join the Huntsville Junior Service League and Santa’s Elves at the JSL’s 6th Annual Santa Shop on Monday, December 7th. This annual event will be at Huntsville Church of Christ on Highway 30 from 5:30-7:30pm that evening. During this event, the youth of Walker County can “shop” for FREE presents to give…read more »

86th Annual Gala and Auction

Tickets are available now for the 86th Annual Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala & Auction. This annual gathering will be on Friday, December 11th at Margaritaville Resort, located at 600 Margaritaville Parkway in Montgomery. The silent auction and reception is at 6:30pm with the dinner and awards at 7:30pm that evening. As always,…read more »

Little Stingers Clinic in December

Join HHS Cheer and Buzzy for the 2020 Little Stingers Clinic happening on Saturday, December 5th! Ages Pre-K through 2nd grade will be from 1-3pm while grades 3-6 will be from 2:45-5pm. Kiddoes will learn cheers, dances, stunts, and the HHS cheer fight song! All those attending will have an opportunity to create crafts and…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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