TO-DO LIST: Fourth of July, Sugar Land Superstar and more events to attend in July and August in Sugar Land and Missouri City

Fourth of July

Fourth of July

JULY 04: Learn about July fourth

George Ranch Historical Park hosts “An American Tradition.” Play history games, go on a scavenger hunt and see a cobbler-eating contest. Reservations can also be made for lunch. 10 a.m. $4-$15. George Ranch Historical Park, 10215 FM 762, Richmond. 281-343-0218.

JULY 10: Find your inner superstar

Auditions begin for Sugar Land’s Superstar, an “American Idol”-like competition that showcases local talent. The winner will receive a prize package featuring items from Sugar Land Town Square retailers and the opportunity to perform live at future events. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Sugar Land Town Square, 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land. 281-242-2000.

JULY 12: Participate in Pickledon

Join Missouri City neighbors for an evening of pickleball, an adult coed doubles social tournament with prizes for the winning teams. Entry deadline is July 10. 6:30-10:30 p.m. $15. Missouri City Recreation & Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Drive, Missouri City. 281-403-8629.

JULY 13: See a movie outdoors

Grab your family and some lawn chairs or a blanket and enjoy an outdoor movie sponsored by First Colony Church of Christ. This month’s showing is “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part.” 8:30-10:30 p.m. Free. Sugar Land Town Square, 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land. 281-242-2000.

JULY 16: Hear some British Rock

Yes and Asia will hit the stage with special guests John Ledge of The Moody Blues, Carl Palmer of ELP and Arthur Brown as part of “The Royal Affair Tour.” 7 p.m. $49.50-$99.50. Smart Financial Centre, 18111 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land.  281-207-6278.

JULY 19: Give blood

MD Anderson Cancer Center is hosting a blood drive to help its cancer patients. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Sugar Land Town Square, 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land. 281-242-2000.

JULY 20: Learn about the moon

As part of the moon landing’s 50th anniversary, Family Space Day participants work on the space station to solve problems. 3-6:30 p.m. $10-$15. George Observatory, 21901 FM 762, Needville. 281-242-3055.

JULY 20: Buy some local produce

Farmers Market Partners puts on its weekly event that includes fresh produce and food trucks from more than 20 vendors. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Fort Bend County Annex in Sienna, 5855 Sienna Springs Way, Missouri City.

JULY 22-26: Plant some roots

Earth-Kind Kids’ Kamp helps children learn about ecology and environmental horticulture. Registration deadline is July 12. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. $75. Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, Bldg. D, 4310 Hwy. 36, Rosenberg.

JULY 26: Have a theater night

Inspiration Stage kicks off its 12-show feature of “Mamma Mia” through Aug. 11. The show, built around ABBA songs, tells the story of a young woman who, on the eve of her wedding, tries to find out who her birth father is among three men from her mother’s past. 8 p.m. $16-$35. Sugar Land Auditorium, 226 Lakeview Drive, Sugar Land.

AUGUST 08: Get ready for a baby

Kelsey-Seybold physicians will be on hand at the Baby on the Way event to help expecting parents prepare for their babies. 6-8 p.m. $10-$15. Registration required. Kelsey-Seybold Fort Bend Clinic, 11555 University Blvd., Sugar Land. 713-442-9100.

Constellation Field

1 Stadium Drive, Sugar Land
Sugar Land Skeeters baseball

All games are $8 and up.


12 Skeeters vs. Ducks, 7:05 p.m., Christmas in July

13 Skeeters vs. Ducks, 6:05 p.m., Parrot Head Night

14 Skeeters vs. Ducks, 6:05 p.m., Sunday Funday

15 Skeeters vs. Ducks, 7:05 p.m., Margarita Monday

16 Skeeters vs. Ducks, 7:05 p.m., Silver Skeeters Tuesday

17 Skeeters vs. Ducks, 11:05 a.m., Super Splash Day

29 Skeeters vs. Barnstormers, 7:05 p.m., Margarita Monday

30 Skeeters vs. Barnstormers, 7:05 p.m., Silver Skeeters Tuesday

31 Skeeters vs. Barnstormers, 7:05 p.m., Dollar Dog/White Claw Wednesday

By Christine Hall
Christine Hall joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2018, and covers Missouri City and Fort Bend ISD. She previously reported on health care innovation for the Texas Medical Center, was a freelancer, and held various news roles at the Houston Business Journal.