October 2018 Events

October – Every Thursday, 7 – 8 pm

Lore Listening Hour

Creep into Fort Bend County Libraries’ Sienna Branch Library every Thursday in October, to hear frighteningly true stories recorded on the award-winning, critically acclaimed podcast “Lore.”  Similar to a campfire-storytelling experience, listeners will hear recounts of historical events, based on modern and ancient folklore and factually documented reports, that show the dark side of human nature and eerily hair-raising events. This is free and open to the public. The Sienna Branch Library is located at 8411 Sienna Springs Boulevard in Missouri City. For more information,  call 281-238-2900 or 281-633-4734.

October 4th, 5th, 6th & 9th , 7 pm 

Ridge Point Theatre Department Presents:  To Kill a Mockingbird

Based on the award winning novel by Harper Lee, published in 1960, this novel has been and continues to be a staple on reading lists for many students.  It has been widely praised for its sensitive treatment of a child’s awakening to racism and prejudice in the American South.  Presale tickets for adults are $8 and students are $6. Tickets will be available at the door for adults for $12 and students for $8. For for more information,  visit rphstheatrebooster.com.

October 5th, 7:30 – 9:30 pm

Giving Spirits Concert Benefiting Fort Bend Community Prevention Coalition

Enjoy live music from Zip Dagger Soul Infinity in the Plaza and learn more about the local non-profit, Fort Bend Community Prevention Coalition. This fun variety band led by award-winning multi-instrumentalist Zip Dagger, and they cover familiar and eclectic Funk, Motown, Soul, Rock and Pop, featuring classic and current hits. For more information,  visit sugarlandtownsquare.com/events.

October 6th & 20th, 9 am – 1 pm

Farmers Market By The Lake

Come for a unique experience with your family to shop with more than 30 vendors, food trucks, lemonade stand and more at 2700 Lake Olympia in Missouri City. For more information email,  info@farmersmarketpartners.com  or visit farmersmarketpartners.com.

October 6th, 7:30 – 9:30 pm

Music in the Plaza

Kick back, relax and enjoy live tunes from the Bayou City Horn Band. For more information,  visit sugarlandtownsquare.com/events.

October 12th, 7 – 8 pm

Zumba in the Plaza

Join a free community dance-fitness Zumba class in the Plaza, courtesy of Cida Fitness. For more information, visit sugarlandtownsquare.com/events.

October 12th, 7 pm

Shrimp Boil Tennis Tournament

Join for shrimp and friendly competition at this year’s Shrimp Boil Doubles Tennis Tournament! Sign up with a partner by filling out a registration form. Proceeds will go to support the Junior Tennis and Adaptive Tennis programs. Enjoy complimentary player’s shrimp boil lunch. Extra lunch tickets are $15 each. For more information, call 281-403-8629 or email Cristina.escamos@missouricitytx.gov.

October 13th , 10 am – 1pm

Recycle For Reuse

Keep Sugar Land Beautiful will host  the 15th annual Recycle for Reuse event.  Gently used books, games, puzzles, clothing, furniture and household items will be collected. Event will be held at Fort Bend ISD Administration Parking Lot at 16431 Lexington Boulevard in Sugar Land. For more information, visit kslb.org.

October 13th, 4 – 7 pm

Art of Wining and Dining sponsored by Imperial Sugar

Stroll through the Plaza and sample dishes from participating Town Square restaurants and shop at local artisan booths while enjoying entertainment from Felix & Fingers, a dueling piano duo that will entertain with an interactive, all request, laugh out loud show for all ages. Restaurants will compete for the honor of “Sugar Land Town Square’s Indulgence Dish,” which will be awarded by a panel judges. Guests can also cast their vote for the “People’s Choice Award.” For more information and tickets,  visit sugarlandtownsquare.com/events.

October 16th, 9:30 am – 12 pm  

Succulent Container Gardens

The Sugar Land Garden Club presents Lisa Hadden, succulent expert, who will demonstrate how to design and care for succulent container gardens.  This meeting will be held at St. Basil’s Hall at 702 Burney Road in Sugar Land.  Refreshments and social time begin at 9:30 am and the program starts at 10 am. Free and open to the public. For more information,  visit sugarlandgardenclub.org.

October 18th, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Bingo Night

The Missouri City Parks & Recreation Department hosts senior bingo for area residents who are 50+. Visit with your peers, enjoy dinner and play friendly rounds of bingo for great prizes. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door. Event will be held at the Rec & Tennis Center, located at 2701 Cypress Point Drive in Missouri City. For more information, call 281-403-8637.

October 20th, 7:15 – 9:30 pm

Movie Under The Moon

Bring your family, friends and lawn chairs to the Plaza to enjoy a free Movie Under the Moon brought to you by First Colony Church of Christ. This month’s movie is Despicable Me 3. For more information, visit sugarlandtownsquare.com/events.

October 20th, 10:30 am – 10:30 pm

October 21st, 11 am – 6:30 pm

Saint Theresa Catholic School – Orbis Festivalis

Orbis Festivalis is Saint Theresa Catholic School’s annual fall festival celebrating the wonderful students, faculty and the Sugar Land community. Enjoy a fun family weekend with rides, games, shopping and food while Jason Cassidy, Jody Booth and other surprise guests play on the main stage.  Admission is free. For more information, call 281-494-1157 or email events@sttheresacatholicschool.org.

October 20th, 8 – 3:30 pm

Best Practices Math Summit

The Fort Bend P-16 Regional Council will host its 5th annual Best Practices Math Summit for teachers in Fort Bend at the University of Houston – Sugar Land. Robert Kaplisky is the featured speaker, an inspiring math educator/motivator with a national following. For additional details, contact Katina Scott  at scottk@wcjc.edu or 832-842-2922.

October  20th, 5 – 10 pm

October 21st, 10 am – 5 pm

St. Laurence Parish Bazaar

The Parish Bazaar is a happy way for families and friends to come together as one in faith, fellowship and fun. Enjoy food, drinks, game, prizes, shopping, kiddie rides and entertainment. Purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to win a 2018 Honda Accord EX at St. Laurence, Ave Maria Center parking lot located at 3100 Sweetwater Boulevard in Sugar Land.For more information, visit stlaurence.org.

October 27th, 2 – 6:30 pm

7th Annual Flying Saucer Beer Feast

The 7th annual Beer Feast will feature over 50 breweries and 80 craft beers, all carefully selected by Saucer’s resident beer gurus. In addition, very rare and limited-release beers will be tapped one at time throughout the fest. For more information and tickets,  visit sugarlandtownsquare.com/events.

October 27th, 4 – 6 pm

Tricks & Treats in the Park

Young ones are invited to come dressed in Halloween costumes and participate in the activities along the free Tricks & Treats Trail! Festivities include a petting zoo, moonwalks, a pumpkin patch photo station, games and plenty of candy.  This is a free event, to be held at Buffalo Run Park, located at 1122 Buffalo Run Boulevard in Missouri City. For more information,  visit missouricitytx.gov/Calendar.

October 28th, 2 – 6 pm

City of Sugar Land’s Halloween Town

All little ghosts and furry goblins are welcome to Sugar Land’s annual Halloween Town. This event is free and open to the public. The festivities include a costume contest, festive crafts and coloring stations, a spooktacular scavenger hunt, photo stations, food and beverages available for purchase and much more. Just remember, no blood or gruesome horror elements, as Halloween Town is for friendly ghosts, goblins and ghouls. For more information, visit sugarlandtownsquare.com/events.

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