Brunch and Bubbly, Fort Bend County Fair: Things to do in September, October


07: Run for a good cause

The Togetherness Trot, Kaylee Strong 5K Walk & Run aims to bring awareness to ovarian cancer, especially in young girls. 7:45 a.m.-noon. $35. Brazos River Park, 18427 Hwy. 59, Sugar

07: Do brunch and bubbly

Sugar Land Town Square

Enjoy restaurant samples and entertainment as part of the Art of Wining and Dining: Brunch & Bubbly event. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $10-$25 (Brunch & Bubbly tickets), free (children under age 12). Sugar Land Town Square, 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land. 281-242-2000.

09: Golf for students

The Fort Bend Education Foundation hosts its annual Back to School Scramble presented by Schlumberger. The foundation provides grants for innovative classroom projects and to help new teachers set up their classrooms. The entry fee includes breakfast, golf and cart, beverages, a lunch reception and a special gift. 7 a.m.-4 p.m. $275-$1,500. Sweetwater Country Club, 4400 Palm Royale Blvd., Sugar Land. 281-634-1111.

09: Learn job search tips

Experienced business coaches share resources for successfully searching for a new job and techniques for interviews. Topics include resumes, networking and employer research. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Missouri City Branch Library, 1530 Texas Parkway, Missouri City. 281-238-2100.

21: Make flowery food

Sugar Land branch library

Professional food carver Sucharee Yossunthorn discusses Thai fruit carving and demonstrates how to use a knife to turn fruits and vegetables into flowers and garnishes. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. Sugar Land Branch Library, 550 Eldridge Road, Sugar Land. 281-238-2140.

21: Search for fossils

Houston Museum of Science

Attendees to the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land can help find fossils in 1,000 pounds of red Permian dirt from the museum’s dig site. 9 a.m.-noon. $9-$12. Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land, 13016 University Blvd., Sugar Land. 281-313-2277.

24: Join a book talk

Fort Bend County librarian Elizabeth Bullard from the Sienna Branch Library leads a book talk in Missouri City on the last Tuesday of each month. Reserve a spot and receive the list of books for upcoming meetings. 10-11 a.m. Free. Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Drive, Missouri City. 281-403-8637.

26: Have a game night

Children in fourth through eighth grade can show off their skills at classic board games and video games. Snacks and drinks are provided. 5:30-6:40 p.m. Free. Sienna Branch Library, 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd., Missouri City.

Fort Bend County Fair, 4310 Hwy. 36 S., Rosenberg


10 a.m.-midnight

$15 for adults

$5 for children ages 6-11

free for children under age 5


27 Hayden Baker

Wade Bowen

28 Southern County Line

Tribute to George  Strait & Alan Jackson

29 Beatriz Gonzalez

Mariachi Autlan

Lucky Joe

Las Fenix

Michael Salgado


02 Bag of Donuts

04 Robert Ray

Neal McCoy

05 David Lewis

Jody Booth

06 Jake Hooker



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ALL4, an environmental consulting firm, to relocate from Sugar Land to Stafford in November

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Snow fell at the Tomball Museum Center in early December 2017 (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
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City officials, community leaders and local veterans gathered to break ground on the Missouri City Veterans Memorial on Nov. 11. (Beth Marshall/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Drivers on the Grand Parkway will pay higher tolls come Jan. 1, 2020. (Courtesy Fotolia)
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Gyro Republic now open in Sugar Land

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a row of big yellow school buses
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two hands holding a lit candle in the dark
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