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Katy Texas Events & News 2014

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Heart of Katy Craft Show

Saturday, September 20, 2014 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, September 21, 2014 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Katy High School Bengal Brigade and Cheerleaders
6331 Highway Blvd.
Food Court
Over 100 vendors will be selling their arts, crafts, clothing, and more. Free admission.

Lighting the Way

Sunday, September 21, 2014 5:30 pm
The Bible Seminary
Omni Hotel Westside
13210 Katy Fwy., Houston
Celebrate The Bible Seminary’s fall banquet titled, “Lighting the Way.” Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner begins at 6 p.m., and programming ends at 8:15 p.m. Visit

Healthy Food, Healthy Families

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Maud Marks Branch Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
Learn about getting your family healthy through the food you consume. Visit

Neighborhood KidZ Club Art Exhibition & Open House Reception

Thursday, September 25, 2014 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tradition Bank
1515 S. Grand Pkwy.
Tradition Bank proudly supports artistic young minds in the Katy area and invites you to their special art unveiling and presentation to Stanley Elementary School.

Coffee House

Thursday, September 25, 2014 7:00 pm
Tompkins High School
Ninth Grade Commons
4400 Falcon Landing Blvd.
Enjoy an evening of music, dessert, and coffee while listening to the Tompkins Choir. Cost is $5.

Just Run for a Just Cause

Saturday, September 27, 2014 7:45 am
Kingsland Baptist Church
20555 Kingsland Blvd.
Kingsland is committed to supporting local initiatives that reach out to women in prostitution and also supports aftercare homes in South Asia that care for young girls rescued from brothels. Your participation in Just Run will help support this just cause. Start times are 7:45 a.m. for the 5K and 10K and 7:50 a.m. for the family walk. Early arrival necessary for timing chip pickup on race day. Post-race party and awards at 9:15 a.m. Cost is $35 for 5K, $35 for 10K, and $10 for family walk. Visit

Katy ISD Homecoming Dances

Katy ISD Homecoming Dance Schedule – Fall 2014

Saturday, September 27, 2014 8:30 pm
Katy High School

Saturday, October 4, 2014 8 pm
Taylor High School

Saturday, October 11, 2014 8 pm
Cinco Ranch High School

Saturday, October 18, 2014 7 pm
Seven Lakes High School

Saturday, October 18, 2014 8 pm
Tompkins High School

Saturday, November 8, 2014 8 pm
Mayde Creek High School

*All dances are held at each school’s campus commons. Please confirm date and time of event with individual campuses.


Katy Triathlon at Firethorne

Sunday, September 28, 2014 7:00 am – 11:00 am
28100 N. Firethorne Rd.
The Katy Triathlon includes a 500-meter lake swim, 13-mile bike race, and three-mile run. Proceeds go to Katy Rotary. Visit

Academy Sports + Outdoors Job Fair

Saturday, October 4, 2014 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Academy Sports + Outdoors
Contact Center
1800 N. Mason Rd.
Hiring temporary customer service associates. Candidates should have strong computer skills, high level of commitment to exceptional customer services, minimum six months customer service experience, high school diploma or GED required and must be able to work various hours throughout the week (days/evenings/weekends). All applicants please apply online at

Real Craftwives of Katy Expo

Saturday, October 4, 2014 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Firethorne Community Clubhouse
28128 S. Firethorne Rd.
Find children’s clothing, home décor, baked goods, and more. Visit

Free SAT Practice Test

Saturday, October 4, 2014 10:00 am – 2:15 pm
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
Representatives from Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions will conduct a free practice SAT test at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library in the multi-purpose room of the library. Students will take a full-length practice SAT test to gain experience and become better prepared for the actual test. The test is three hours and 45 minutes long, and consists of three sections – Critical Reading, Writing, and Math. Students may bring a non-graphing calculator and two #2 pencils. The session is free, but seating is limited and reservations are required. Registration opens on September 18. To register online at the library’s website (, click on “Calendar,” select “Cinco Ranch Branch Library,” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-395-1311, or by visiting the library.

Katy Rice Harvest Festival

Saturday – Sunday, October 11 – 12, 2014
Katy Rice Harvest Festival
Historic Downtown Katy
Enjoy two days of fun-filled live entertainment, over 300 craft and food booths, a carnival, and more. Visit

Lego Club

Saturday, October 11, 2014 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Firethorne Clubhouse
28128 S. Firethorne Rd.
Firethorne residents are invited to bring children of all ages to build new, exciting pieces. Legos are provided at this free event. Visit

Willowfork Fire Department Open House

Saturday, October 11, 2014 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Willowfork Fire Department
Station #1 24655 Westheimer Pkwy.
Station #2 26950 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
In conjunction with National Fire Safety Week, the Willowfork Fire Department will hold its annual open house. The public is invited to both Station #1 and Station #3 for activities! Take a station tour, see firefighting equipment, meet your local firefighters and EMTs, and learn! Call 281-395-0011 or visit

MD Anderson Pink Lighting Ceremony

Saturday, October 11, 2014 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
The Pink Lighting event will light up Heritage Square and recognize local breast cancer survivors. Visit

Farmers Market at Bridgeland

Sunday, October 12, 2014 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Farmers Market at Bridgeland
16902 Bridgeland Landing
Bridgeland’s farmers market is held every second Sunday of the month. Visit

Fall Festival

Thursday, October 16, 2014 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
The Club at Falcon Point
24503 Falcon Point Dr.
Shop and have lunch at the same place. Cost is $18 per person. Reservations required. Visit

Community Garage Sale

Saturday, October 18, 2014 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
(Rain date: Saturday, Octber 25, 2014)
Cinco Ranch High School
23440 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Cinco Ranch High School’s community garage sale will benefit local students and the PTSA. For registration info visit or email

Positively Pink

Saturday, October 18, 2014 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Houston Methodist West Hospital
18500 Katy Fwy.
Think about breast health now and add years to your life! At Houston Methodist, they’re committed to keeping you healthy and giving back to our community. Join them, bring your family, and have some fun while learning what you can do to prevent breast cancer and help others. To register, visit Attendance is free, but registration is requested.

British Regency Holiday Traditions

Saturday, October 18, 2014 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cinco Ranch Branch Library
2620 Commercial Center Blvd.
Hear about holiday traditions from the British Regency era of the early 1800s when Fort Bend County Libraries, in conjunction with the Jane Austen Society of North America – Greater Houston Region, as they present this program. Local author Grace Scheufler will share her extensive research of the majestic Regency era in which Jane Austen lived and wrote. Hear how the British people of that era celebrated the holidays, including how they dressed, the types of food they served, and how they decorated their homes. English tea and light finger-foods that are reflective of the time period will be served. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Cinco Ranch Branch Library at 281-395-1311 or the library’s Public Information Office at 281-633-4734.

Movie Nights in the Courtyard

Friday, October 24, 2014
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.

Watch Hocus Pocus in the courtyard. The show begins at dusk. Visit


Celebrations Gift Market

Friday-Saturday, October 24-25, 2014
Celebrations Gift Market
The Great Southwest Equestrian Center

2501 S. Mason Rd.

Celebrate the upcoming season at Katy’s largest gift market. Shop from over 200 vendor booths. Visit


Katy Shred Day

Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tradition Bank – Grand Parkway
1515 S. Grand Pkwy.
All proceeds will benefit the Compassion Katy Habitat Project. Suggested $5 donation per bankers box (24X15X10). Call 713-666-2511 or visit


Saturday, October 25, 2014 9 – 11 am
City of Katy Dog Park 
5414 Franz Rd.

Bring your four-legged friend dressed in a costume. Admission if one bag or can of dog food per pet. Visit

Howl-O-Ween Fest

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10 am – 4 pm
Oak Meadow Park
16919 N. Bridgeland

Have a howling good time while enjoying live performances. Don’t miss the doggie fashion show and children’s carnival-themed games. Visit

Fall Festival

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10 am – 12 noon
Discovery Schoolhouse
4900 Falcon Landing Blvd.

This free fall festival is open to all. Families will have fun with a bouncy castle, pony rides, magic show, candy, a
petting zoo, and more. Visit

Folk Songs and Fairytales

Monday, October 27, 2014 7:00 pm
Mayde Creek High School
Performing Arts Center
19202 Groeschke Rd., Houston
Mayde Creek High School presents “Folk Songs and Fairytales.” The Mayde Creek choir is under the direction of Ruben Alcala and Clarence Appleby.

Fall Festival

Saturday, November 1, 2014 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Learning Experience
21418 Kingsland Blvd.
Stop by The Learning Experience and tour their school in Halloween costumes. Enjoy karaoke, a DJ, moonwalk, cotton candy, popcorn, face painting, prizes, meet Bubbles, and much more. There will be enrollment specials and drawing for prizes. There will be plenty of fun for the entire family!

Texas 10 Katy

Sunday, November 2, 2014 6 am
Morton Ranch High School
21000 Franz Rd.

The race will include a 10-mile race, five-mile race, and one-mile kid’s fun run. Age group athletes will have the opportunity to win cash prizes, and each race will support volunteer organizations. Visit

Heartwarming Christmas Show

Saturday, November 8, 2014 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holy Covenant United Methodist Church
22111 Morton Ranch Rd.
Over 68 artisans along with their famous tea room, sandwich shoppe, and silent auction baskets. All proceeds benefit local missions. Call 281-579-1200 ext. 329.

Holiday Market Craft Show

Saturday, November 8, 2014 9 am – 4 pm
Morton Ranch High School
21000 Franz Rd.

Proceeds will benefit Morton Ranch High School’s project prom. If you are interested in being a vendor, email

Mayde Creek Martinettes Fall Craft Show

Saturday, November 15, 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mayde Creek High School
19202 Groschke Road, Houston
The event will feature over 50 booths with crafts, holiday items, jewelry, food, raffle, and free children’s activities. For vendor information, please contact Brenda Clark at  

Home for the Holidays Gift Market

Friday – Sunday, November 21 – 23, 2014
Katy Merrell Center
6301 S. Stadium

Visit Katy’s largest gift market as you prepare for the Christmas season. Visit

Home for the Holidays

Saturday, November 22, 2014 3 – 6 pm
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.

Get into the holiday mood while you enjoy music, kids’ activities, a meet-and-greet with Santa Claus, and the lighting of LaCenterra’s 30-foot tree.

Katy YMCA Turkey Dash

Thursday, November 27, 2014 6:45 am
22807 Westheimer Pkwy.

All are invited to sign up for the 5K and 10K races, as well as the kids’ one-mile fun run and family-oriented one-mile walk/run. Following the races, there will be door prizes and more. Times vary. Visit

Holiday on the Plaza

Saturday, December 6, 2014 10 am
Harvest Plaza
5701 Third St.

This year, the City of Katy will partner with Katy Market Days and combine Holiday on the Plaza with the Katy Old Fashioned Christmas. Enjoy booths set up for holiday activities, take photos with Santa Claus, and watch the Christmas tree lighting. The lighting begins at 7 p.m. Visit

Ladies’ Night

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 6 – 9 pm
1306 Ave. A

Ladies are invited to create something new with their friends. Each month, Multiplicity offers a time for ladies to get together for some creative fun. Visit

The Nutcracker Tea

Saturday, December 13, 2014 2 – 4 pm
Crosspoint Church
700 Westgreen Blvd.

Connolly Dance Arts’ students will be putting on their holiday performance of The Nutcracker. Tables will be sold, and the event will include finger foods and tea during the show. Visit

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