September 2016 Events

September 3rd and 5th, 12:30 pm

200-foodLabor Day Backyard Barbecue
Celebrate Labor Day weekend with period games and an old-fashioned barbecue at the George Ranch Historical Park, located at 10215 FM 762 in Richmond. Listen to 1930s music, sample hand-cranked ice cream and play fun games from the past. The barbecue lunch includes beef brisket, mesquite con pollo, cowboy beans, potato salad, cole slaw, fruit cobblers, bread pudding and more! Call 281-343-0218 to make a meal reservation. Visit

September 10th, 10 am – 3 pm

Cars & Crafts in Richmond
The Historic Richmond Association presents an afternoon of fun at City Hall on Morton Street in Richmond. Savannah Adkins will perform from 11 am until 2 pm, and there will be food trucks along with the restaurants on Morton Street. Cars are welcome to park. There is no entry fee. Contact

September 10th, Noon – 8 pm

200-flagVeterans Helping Veterans
Support local veterans at a fundraising party hosted by the Houston Combat Veterans TX 23-4 at The County Line Bar and Grill, located at 19412 FM 1093 in Richmond. The event features live music, a barbecue lunch, live and silent auctions, a raffle and guest appearances, and proceeds benefit five local veteran servicing charities. Visit

September 17th, 9 am – 1 pm

Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale
Discover great bargains at the Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. The sale includes gently-used adult and children’s books, magazines, DVDs and videos, all at prices that range from 25¢ for paperback books up to $5 for select hardback books. Funds raised help underwrite the costs of special programming and cultural events at the libraries. Call 281-633-4675.

September 20th, 7 pm

Texas Rangers and Their History
Dr. Nicholas Cox, a U.S. History professor at Houston Community College and the University of Houston-Victoria, will discuss the formation and history of the Texas Rangers and their effect on the development of law enforcement in Texas. The presentation will be held at the George Memorial Library, located at 1001 Golfview in Richmond. Call 281-342-4455.

September 23rd – October 2nd

200-wineThe Fort Bend County Fair…Uncorked
Enjoy a glass of wine or two at Grapes on the Brazos, the high styled Fort Bend County Fair event at 4310 Highway 36 South in Rosenberg in Building W. There will be several white and red wines to taste, beverages, nighttime entertainment and area restaurants serving heavy hors d’oeuvres. To purchase pre-sale wine tickets, contact the Fair Office at 281-342-6171. Proceeds help contribute to scholarships and other opportunities for the youth of Fort Bend County. For a full schedule of events, visit