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SEPTEMBER 2022

Richmond Farmer’s Market

First Friday of the month • 4:30 – 8:30 pm
City of Richmond’s Old Fire Station
112 Jackson St. (corner of 2nd St.)

The Richmond Farmers Market is on-going offering fresh produce from local growers and artisan goods as well as some prepared foods. This market is being managed by local community volunteer and advocate, Jessica Huang who enjoyed seeking out the variety of offerings like microgreens, hot sauce, vegetables and plants. For more information, contact Jessica@FarmersMarket.Love.


Movies At Wessendorff Park

First Friday of the month at dark (just past Sunset)

All 2022 monthly movies are recent animated films with food trucks on site for food purchase, Rotary Club of Richmond popping free popcorn and the city providing free water for all attendees. Everyone can bring their own food and drink should they choose.

Support local in historic downtown Richmond the first Friday of the month, 4:30- 8:30 pm and come ready to explore a movie under the stars!  For movies and events updates, follow on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RichmondTXGov.


Art and Antiques Walk  Benefitting Art League of Fort Bend

Saturday, September 10th • 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Bend Art Center
2021 Ave G, Rosenberg, TX 77471

Come out for a colorful day!  Members of the Fort Bend Art Center will be setting up booths along Ave G in Rosenberg with lots of gift items for the upcoming holidays.  The event is free.  www.Artleaguefortbend.org.

OCTOBER 2022

Patchwork of Life
Benefitting OakBend Medical Center

Thursday, October 6th • 6 PM
Virtual Event:  At-Home Live Streaming

Patchwork of Life is an annual fundraiser benefitting the last remaining independent non-profit hospital in the Greater Houston Area. 281-341-3094, www.OakBendmedcenter.org/patchwork-of-life.


Picnic for the Park
Benefitting Cullinan Park

Friday, October 7th • 11:30 AM to 1 PM
River Pointe Church
21000 SW Fwy, Richmond, TX 77469

Chaired by Gay Thompson and Cee Cee Parker and presented by Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, join supporters for the 2022 Picnic for the Park honoring Doug and Susie Goff for their continued support.  Enjoy a picnic lunch, featured guest speaker, Nina Cullinan Award Winners and the 2022 photo contest winners. www.Cullinanparkconservancy.org.


The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie
Benefitting Cast Theatrical Theatre

October 7th – October 23rd,
Fridays and Saturdays 7:30 PM;
Sunday Matinee 2:30 PM
1909 Avenue G, Rosenberg, TX 77471

A true classic by the grand dame of mysteries. A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm, and one of them is a murderer. Murder, mystery and intrigue from the foremost mystery writer of her time. For more information and tickets, email boxoffice@casttheatrical.com; 832-889-3808, www.Casttheatrical.com.


Picnic for the Park benefiting Culling Park Conservancy
Presenting Sponsor: Memorial Hermann

October 7th • 11:30 am to 1 pm
River Point Church

Join this year’s Picnic for the Park, honoring Doug and Susie Goff and their ongoing commitment to Cullinan Park. Your support helps continue planning for Phase II and the L.E.A.P. (Learn, Explore and Play) area for children at the park. For more information, visit https://cullinanparkconservancy.org/picnic.


Fall Fun Fest – May The Steam Be With You
Benefitting Rosenberg Railroad Museum

October 8th • 10 AM to 4 PM
Rosenberg Railroad Museum
1921 Ave F, Rosenberg, TX 77471

Family fun with bounce houses, train rides, face painting, model train layouts, games and prizes. Food trucks and vendors will also be on site. General Admission $10; Children under 2 free. info@rrm.org; 281-633-2846 www.RosenbergRRmuseum.org.


Art League Fall Show
Benefitting Art League of Fort Bend

Saturday, October 8th • Noon to 5 PM
Fort Bend Art Center
2021 Ave G, Rosenberg, TX 77471

Award-winning art will be on display at the Fort Bend Art Center.  Admission is free. www.Artleaguefortbend.org.


38th Annual Needville Harvest Fest
Benefitting Needville Harvest Park

Friday, October 14th • 5 to 11:30 PM
Saturday, October 15th • 7:30 AM to 11 PM
Needville Harvest Park
3001 Violet Street, Needville, TX 77461

Enjoy a BBQ Cook-off, talent show, raffle, car show, Polka music, Queen contest, Little Mr. and Miss Contest and a magic show by Paul Driscoll. Entry is free but donations are accepted.  Admission is free.  For more information, call 281-468-9314. www.Needvilleharvestfest.org.


The Great Pumpkin Round Up
Benefitting Fort Bend History Association

Saturdays October 15th – November 26th • 9 AM to 5 PM
George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Richmond, TX 77469

A fabulous professionally designed display of fall pumpkins, gourds and plants. The perfect backdrop for photos and a great way to welcome autumn! Included with Park Admission – Adults $15; Children $10; Children under 4 Free Info@georgeranch.org; 281-343-0218. www.GeorgeRanch.org.


Veranda Invites Pooches to ‘Paw-ty’ at Howl-o-Ween Fest

Saturday, October 15th • 4 – 7 pm
Canine Park
24225 Wildwood Park Road in Richmond, TX 77469

Costumed canines and their humans are invited to Veranda for a spooktacular “Howl-o-ween” event to celebrate the grand opening of the community’s new dog park. Canine Park is the setting for the Fido-friendly event that will feature music, games, pet vendors, a photo booth, food trucks and more. Well-dressed dogs can strut their stuff at the costume contest. Beverages will be available for purchase during “yappy hour.” Admission is free. For more information on Veranda, visit www.verandatexas.com.


Texian Market Days
Benefitting Fort Bend History Association

October 22nd • 9 AM to 5 PM
George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Richmond, TX 77469

A great outdoor event featuring cowboys, cannons, history and fun! Imagine life 200 years ago with a special roping and cattle shows, hands-on activities, battle re-enactments home tours and more. Admission Adults $20; Children $15; Children under 4 free. Info@georgeranch.org; 281-343-0218. www.GeorgeRanch.org.


Richmond Farmer’s Market

First Friday of the month • 4:30 – 8:30 pm
City of Richmond’s Old Fire Station
112 Jackson St. (corner of 2nd St.)

The Richmond Farmers Market is on-going offering fresh produce from local growers and artisan goods as well as some prepared foods. This market is being managed by local community volunteer and advocate, Jessica Huang who enjoyed seeking out the variety of offerings like microgreens, hot sauce, vegetables and plants. For more information, contact Jessica@FarmersMarket.Love.


Movies At Wessendorff Park

First Friday of the month at dark (just past Sunset)

All 2022 monthly movies are recent animated films with food trucks on site for food purchase, Rotary Club of Richmond popping free popcorn and the city providing free water for all attendees. Everyone can bring their own food and drink should they choose.

Support local in historic downtown Richmond the first Friday of the month, 4:30- 8:30 pm and come ready to explore a movie under the stars!  For movies and events updates, follow on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RichmondTXGov.

NOVEMBER 2022

Sugar Plum Market
Benefitting Fort Bend County
Non-Profit Organizations and Agencies

Preview Night:  Wednesday, November 2nd
Market: Thursday, November 3rd to Saturday, November 5th
Stafford Centre Performing Theatre & Convention Center
10505 Cash Road, Stafford, TX 77477

Chairs Cherie Lyne Bouterie, Monica Hasty, Leah Henley, Michelle Monterroso, Chelsi Oestreich and Ashley Stephens continue to focus their efforts on raising much needed funds for agencies and programs serving the needs of Fort Bend County through the Sugar Plum Market as the Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) enters its 22nd year. Since its inception, FBJSL has raised over $3.7 million for area non-profits.  Sponsor information is available at sponsors@sugarplummarket.com. Preview Night Tickets $75; General Admission and Pre-Sale $12; At the Door $15. info@sugarplummarket.com www.SugarPlumMarket.com.


Jordan Ranch to Host Harvest Market

Saturday, November 5th • 9 am to noon
Harvest Market at Sunset Farm
30270 Jordan Crossing Blvd., TX 77423

Freshly picked produce and creations by local artisans will be for sale, and a pumpkin patch will serve as a backdrop for photos. Live music and farm tours are also planned. Food trucks will have a variety of street eats for purchase. The Jordan Ranch Harvest Market is free and open to the public. Learn more about at www.jordanranchtexas.com.


Gumbo Krewes to Compete at Cross Creek Ranch

Saturday, November 12th • 1 to 5 pm
Cross Creek Ranch Welcome Center
6450 Cross Creek Bend Lane, Flusher, TX 77441

Gumbo gourmands will get their fix when krewes compete for the Gumbo Cook-Off title. Benefiting the Fulshear Police Foundation, the event will take place at the Cross Creek Ranch Welcome Center, 6450 Cross Creek Bend Lane. Attendees will be able to taste and vote on their favorite gumbos while enjoying live Zydeco music, live and silent auctions, food vendors, classic cars, fire trucks, police vehicles, games, and more. Admission is free. Those wanting to participate in the cook-off can contact Derek Einkauf at 713-299-6222 or derek@swp3.com. Registration is free. For more information, visit https://www.crosscreektexas.com/gumbo.


Book Signing Fair

Saturday, November 26th • Noon to 5 PM
Fort Bend Art Center
2012 Ave G, Rosenberg, TX 77471
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Local authors and illustrators will be showcasing and signing their books.  Admission is free. For more information, call 832-945-2882www.Artleaguefortbend.org.

MAY 2023

Derby Day
Benefitting Reining Strength Therapeutic Horsemanship

May 6th • 3:30 PM
Marriott Sugar Land Town Square
16090 City Walk, Sugar Land TX 77479

Reining Strength’s primary fundraiser, Derby Day chaired by Noell Myska and Alicen Swift continues to focus efforts on raising much needed funds to ensure that resources are available to help clients make great strides. For tickets or sponsorships, info@reiningstrength.org; 832-451-6874. www.ReiningStrength.org.