December 7, 2021

Tomer Aiderapp

Consummate Business Technicians

Katy-area calendar of events

Oct. 10

The 2021 Katy Rice Festival presented by the city of Katy and the Katy Rotary Club is scheduled for noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, on the plaza in Downtown Historic Katy. There will craft vendors, live music, food trucks and more. There will be fun for the whole family, including a kids/teen zone, craft beer, and expanded food area. Free shuttle service to and from the Merrell Center all day. Tickets are $10 for adults; children 12 and younger are free. For more information go to www.katyricefestival.com.

Farmers market

The Farmers Market at La Centerra is presented the second and fourth Sunday of every month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd. in Katy. There will be local vendors and artisans at Heritage Square selling honey, cheese, fresh eggs, seasonal vegetables and more. To become a vendor email [email protected]

Oct. 11

City Council

The Katy City Council is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, in Council Chambers at Katy City Hall, 910 Avenue C. For more information go to www.cityofkaty.com.

Oct. 13

Chamber Membership Meeting

The Fulshear-Katy Chamber of Commerce monthly membership meeting is scheduled for 7:30-9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at Parkway Fellowship Church, 27043 FM 1093 in Richmond. Guest speaker Travis Lucas will talk about the new proposed tax law changes effecting small businesses and individuals; and how small business leaders can protect their assets. The event is free. For more information go to https://tinyurl.com/6cb7zhff; email [email protected]; or call 832-600-3221.

Oct. 14

Fireflies & Foodtrucks

The Katy Education Foundation presents Fireflies & Foodtrucks on Thursday, Oct. 14, at No Label Brewery. Fireflies & Foodtrucks features live entertainment, a variety of Houston-area food trucks and an energetic community celebration. For more information on sponsorships go to https://tinyurl.com/w46cp763. All proceeds benefit the foundation’s Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program.

Fort Bend Salutes

Fort Bend Salutes honoring Bob Herbert will be held 6-10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, at Safari Texas Ranch, 11627 FM 1464 in Richmond. Attendees should dress in business attire. Tickets are $125 per person and benefit Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels. To register or for more information go to bit.ly/fbsalutes2021, email [email protected] or call 281-633-7057.

Oct. 16

Concours D’Elegance Car Show

The Jaguar Club of Houston’s Annual Concours D’Elegance Car Show is scheduled for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at Sugar Land Town Square at Highway 6 and U.S. Highway 59. Come see some of the slickest Jaguars on display in the plaza. For more information go to www.jcna.com.

Vintage Carnival

The Katy Heritage Society presents its Vintage Carnival from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at Katy Heritage Park, 5990 George Bush Drive in Katy. Throwback to classic carnival games. Fun for all ages. Enjoy vintage games, food and festivities. Tickets are $20. For more information go to www.katyheritagesociety.com.

Oct. 23

UH-Sugar Land Career Fair

The University of Houston at Sugar Land Career Fair is scheduled for 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 23, at Brazos Hall, UH at Sugar Land, 14004 University Blvd. in Sugar Land. For more information go to https://uh.edu/ucs/careerfairs/fall/sugar-land.

Howl’O’ween Pawty

The 4th Annual Howl’O’ween Pawty (pet costume contest) and Chili Cook-Off is scheduled for noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at No Label Brewing Co. at 5351 1st St. in Katy. The event will be a fun-filled family-friendly afternoon. Beer, chili tasting, raffles and more will help support rescued dog programs geared toward placing dogs with veterans in need of emotional support. There will be a $5 suggested donation entry fee at the event for the costume contest.

Oct. 24

Farmers market

The Farmers Market at La Centerra is presented the second and fourth Sunday of every month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd. in Katy. There will be local vendors and artisans at Heritage Square selling honey, cheese, fresh eggs, seasonal vegetables and more. To become a vendor email [email protected]

Oct. 25

City Council

The Katy City Council is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, in Council Chambers at Katy City Hall, 910 Avenue C. For more information go to www.cityofkaty.com.

Oct. 27

Scarecrow Festival

Scarecrow Festival 2021 is scheduled for 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, in downtown Fulshear at 8201 Harris St. at the First United Methodist Church Fulshear. There is free admission to this family-friendly event. There will be a fun zone, music, vendor booths, games, pony rides, a petting zoo and more. For more information go to https://tinyurl.com/2hjfmr26.

Oct. 30

Paws Fest

LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch is gearing up for its first ever dog-centric event on property — Paws Fest 2021, presented by Circle B Veterinary Hospital. The event is set to be held from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30. Though the festival is set to house multiple attractions, the most anticipated is the arrival of DockDogs, the independent governing and sanctioning body for dock jumping and dock diving canine performance sports in front of the Alamo Drafthouse Theatre in LaCenterra. In addition to Docks Dogs competitions, Paws Fest will encompass various other activities for event attendees to take part in alongside their furry companions. For more information on Paws Fest, visit www.lacenterra.com.

Howl-O-Ween

The city of Katy’s Howl-O-Ween is scheduled for 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at the Dog Park at 5414 Franz Road.

Bike to the Beach for Autism

Hope For Three friends and volunteers are biking to the beach on Saturday, Oct. 30, to raise autism awareness and funds for children. Join the local Fort Bend team ride from Houston to Galveston beaches (100, 50 and 25 mile rides). Cyclists, friends, and supporters can register or donate at my.biketothebeach.org/H43. Sign up to volunteer, cheer on riders, or man a water station by registering at www.hopeforthree.org/events.

10th Annual BeerFeast

Flying Saucer’s 10th Annual BeerFeast is scheduled for 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at Sugar Land Town Square at Highway 6 and U.S. Highway 59. The event features more than 80 craft beers from across the globe, live music, local food vendors, Halloween costume contest, raffle prizes and fun in the Plaza. The event is for ages 21-plus only and all guests must purchase a ticket to attend. For more information or to purchase tickets go to https://tinyurl.com/e2nz2fu2.

April 23, 2022

Katy Area Safety Fest

The 2021 Katy Area Safety Fest is scheduled for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, 2022, at Katy Mills Mall, 5000 Katy Mills Circle. The Katy Area Safety Fest is a free, family-friendly festival featuring personnel, equipment and activities from emergency response agencies serving the greater Katy community. For more information go to https://katyareasafetyfest.org.