Community Events

Updates in Blue


Trinity Church Sugar Land
Benefitting Sugar Land Community
Sunday, September 10th • 9 am to Noon
Colony Meadows Elementary School
4510 Sweetwater Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Be our guest at the grand opening of the new Trinity Church! Trinity Church is a tradional Methodist church sharing what we believe since early 2023 with Senior Pastor Ralph du Plessis leading our worship.

Fort Bend County Fair BBQ Cook-Off
Benefitting Fort Bend County Youth
September 22nd & 23rd
Fort Bend Fairgrounds
4310 Highway 36 South, Rosenberg, TX 77471

The week before the Fair begins, this weekend will include a World Championship BBQ Cook-Off, a Cornhole Tournament, Horticulture competition and a 4-H Precision/Sporter Small-Bore Rifle Contest.

Fort Bend County Fair
Benefitting Fort Bend County Youth
September 29th thru October 8th
Fort Bend Fairgrounds
4310 Highway 36 South, Rosenberg, TX 77471

The 87th Annual Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo kicks off September 29rd benefitting youth, promoting agriculture and supporting education, running for 10 days with activities for all ages including concerts, a carnival food and more.


Golf Fore Autism
Benefitting Hope For Three
Monday, October 2nd
Sweetwater Country Club
4400 Palm Royale Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Presented by Lanemark Charities, the 8th annual Golf Fore Autism helps prvodie resources and support to families with autistic loved ones.  The tournament features creative contests at various holes, lunch, food, live and silent auctions, raffles, wine pull, dinner and awards ceremony.

6th Annual OutRun Hunger
5K Family Walk and Run
Benefitting East Fort Bend Human Needs
Saturday, October 7th • 8:30 am
Harvest Green
3400 Harvest Corner Drive, Richmond, TX 77406

Sign up for a timed 5k, a family walk/run, a kids run and a huge post race party. All proceeds benefit East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry. It will be fun-filled day for the whole family!

Patchwork of Life
Benefitting OakBend Medical Center
Thursday, October 12th • 6 pm
Safari Texas Ranch
11627 FM 1464, Richmond, TX 77407

This event symbolizes the unity and support of community members as they come together to create a beautiful quilt. All funds raised will be allocated across multiple departments based on specific needs. For more information, contact the Development Office at 281.341.2014.

I Have A Voice
Benefitting GiGi’s Playhouse
Saturday, October 14th • 6 to 11 pm
George Ranch Historical Park Arena
10215 FM 762, Richmond, TX 77469

Honoring Mark and Lee Ann Dickerson, the Boots & Bling gala will feature live music, a live and silent auction, dancing, magic and more. All proceeds will benefit purposeful programs for Down Syndrome achievements. For tickets or sponsorships, email

The Great Pumpkin Round Up
Benefitting The George Ranch
Saturday, October 14th thru Saturday, November 25th
The George Ranch
10215 FM 762 Rd, Richmond, TX 77469

The perfect place for families and visitors of all ages to spend a fall-themed Saturday of fun taking photos, picnicking and touring the historic sites at The George Ranch. Presented by Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, the Great Pumpkin Round Up is included with a purchase of a regular admission ticket to The George Ranch.

Red and Blue United
Benefitting Sugar Land First Responders
Sunday, October 15th   • 7 pm
The Smart Financial Centre
18111 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77479

An inaugural event, which includes a one-of-a-kind, interactive experience Sponsor Dinner complete with Police, SWAT, Fire and EMS equipment, followed by a concert by Texas’ own Aaron Watson.  All funds raised will go toward purchasing life-saving equipment, funding educational opportunities and meeting the emergency needs of First Responder Families. For questions, email

George Ranch Frontier Days
Benefitting The George Ranch and the Fort Bend History Association
Friday, October 20th (Field Trip Friday) • 9 am to 2 pm
Saturday, October 21st • 9 am to 5 pm
The George Ranch
10215 FM 762 Rd, Richmond, TX 77469

For a great day of Fall family fun on Saturday, October 21st, visit Fort Bend’s famous spread for George Ranch Frontier Days. It’s a day filled with cowboys, cannons, history and fun with cattle working demonstrations, historic house tours, battle re-enactments, games, vendors, food trucks, live music and entertainment, hands-on activities and more!

For more information about Field Trip Friday, call 281.343.0218 ext. 220.

Santa’s Exchange and Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Flu Shot Toy Drive
Benefitting Families in Need in Fort Bend County
Saturday, October 21st • 3:30 pm
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
16655 Southwest Fwy., Sugar Land, TX 77479

Hosted in collaboration with Houston Methodist Sugarland, Exchange Club of Sugar Land, Fort Bend Exchange Club, Rotary Club of Sugar Land and Toys for Tots offering free flu shots to participants. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy; no stuffed animals or clothing items. To register, please call 281.274.7976.


Sugar Land Field of Honor
Benifitting the Exchange Club Charities
Friday, November 10th thru Sunday, November, 12th
Brazos River Park near the University of Houston Campus-Sugar Land
13850 University Boulevard, Sugar Land, TX 77479

The Sugar Land Field of Honor is designed to bring the community together in a patriotic tribute honoring heroes.  Each flag represents an individual and tells a story. Community members may sponsor a flag to honor individuals currently serving in our military, veterans, fallen servicemen and women, first responders, educators, coaches, clergy, family members, co-workers or other heroes in their lives. The display is open to the public for free.

Best in the West
Benefitting The Arc of Fort Bend
Saturday, November 11th • 6 pm
George Ranch Arena
10215 FM 762, Richmond, TX 77469

Co-Chaired by Jenny Gortney, James Patterson and Ann Smith, the mission of the Arc of Fort Bend County is to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Best in the West will feature their signature silent auction corrals, BBQ dinner, live music and a live auction boasting several amazing items including trips, parties and hunting excursions. For more information, call 281.494.5959.


The Ultimate “Tailgate” Party
Benefitting The Homeless Pet Placement League
Saturday, January 27th • 6 pm
Sugar Creek Country
420 Sugar Creek Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77478

The Homeless Pet Placement League’s second annual fundraiser, co-chaired by Eileen Akerson, Vivian Douglas and Vicki Stevenson, to support and expand the mission of the HHPL, its programs and services in the community. For tickets and sponsorships, contact or call 281.658.6592.

MARCH 2024

2024 Wild West Brewfest
Benefitting Rotarty Club of Katy
March 21st thru 23rd
Typhoon Texas
555 Katy Fort Bend Rd, Katy, TX 77494

Chaired by David Loesch, the weekend will be full of great beer, live music, food and more. All proceeds are given back to the community.

APRIL 2024

13th Annual Pot of Gold Classic
Golf Tournament
Benefitting Fort Bend Rainbow Room
Monday, April 1st • 11:30 am to 7 pm
Pecan Grove Country Club
3000 Plantation Drive, Richmond, TX 77406

Chairs Tonya Lewis and Wende Buckley invite everyone to join the fun at the 13th Annual Golf Tournament.  All proceeds will help to meet the most basic needs of Fort Bend County children and adults who have been abused and neglected. For more information on donations, sponsorships and teams, email

Sugar Land Arts Fest
Benefitting the Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation
Wednesday, April 27th thru Sunday, April 28th
Smart Financial Centre Plaza
18111 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77479

Visit over a hundred artist booths, drink hand-selected wines, eat delicious food and enjoy live music. Mark your calendar because the Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation and The City of Sugar Land will come together once again to bring the Sugar Land Arts Fest presented by Primeway Federal Credit Union to the community.

MAY 2024

Derby Day
Benefitting Reining Strength Therapuetic Horsemanship
Saturday, May 4th • 3:30 pm
JW Marriott Houston by the Galleria
5150 Westhiemer Rd, Houston, TX 77056

Reining Strength’s primary fundraiser, Derby Day, chaired by Alicen Swift and Sarah Self, 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: or 832.451.6874.