Live music, Street Eats, craft workshop: 5 things to do this weekend in Richmond, Jan. 12-14


The Richmond area has several events to check out this weekend, including local performances and food trucks:

Eat lunch at the Richmond Central Fire Station

The Richmond Central Fire Station will host the Cuban Spot Food Truck for the city’s weekly Food Truck Friday program. The truck features menu items that include Cuban-style sandwiches and “loaded” fries. The truck will be parked at the fire station from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12. 200 Houston St., Richmond.

Catch a live performance at the Lone Star Saloon

Country artist and songwriter Stephen Chadwick will perform 9:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12 at the Lone Star Saloon in downtown Richmond. 21 and older. $7 Cover. 102 S. Third St., Richmond.

Texas native and country musician Jon Stork will perform 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Lone Star Saloon in Richmond. Stork hails from Beasley and describes his music as “Texas Red Dirt Soul, Americana and country.” 21 and older. $8 cover. 102 S. Third St., Richmond.

Explore new food trucks at Harvest Green’s Street Eats

Harvest Green’s first ever Street Eats food truck program will run 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, Jan. 13 outside of the Harvest Green model home park at 618 Vineyard Hollow Court. Street Eats Saturdays is Harvest Green’s newest project that aims to foster community and provide inventive food options for residents. The program will rotate eight different food trucks every second Saturday of 2018.

Food trucks planned for the Jan. 13 debut of the program include The Grove Donutz and Deli, CMC Backyard BBQ, Ice n’ Easy, SheCupcakes Bake Shoppe, Foreign Policy, Hangreek, Araguaney & La Boricua and Renegade Kitchen. 903-433-2526.

Take a Blacksmithing class at George Ranch Park

Designed for beginners or those with little metal-working experience, George Ranch Historical Park’s Traditional Blacksmithing Skills I class teaches all of the basics: fire, shop safety, tools, equipment and basic forging skills as well as drawing out, twisting, forge welding, punching and scroll work, according to the park’s website. During the seven hour class participants will construct a few small items that they will be able to take home. Ages 17 and older. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13. $150. 10215 FM 762, Richmond. 281-343-0218.

Take a Needle Arts Workshop at the Fort Bend Museum

Join the Fort Bend Museum 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 for a needle arts workshop. Participants can learn how to spin thread and other fiber arts crafts. For more information or to sign up, contact the museum’s outreach coordinator Allison Harrell at 281-342-6478. 500 Houston St., Richmond. 281-342-6478.

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