Stay busy this weekend with these holiday-themed events happening around the Richmond area, Dec. 15-17.

Friday, Dec. 15

Attend a Christmas pajama party/"Elf" Family Movie Night
Real Hope Community Church will host a free "Elf" movie screening 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15 at Judge James C. Adolphus Elementary School in Richmond. All are welcome. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own blankets, pillows and wear Christmas pajamas. Popcorn and hot chocolate will be provided. 7910 Winston Ranch Pkwy., Richmond. 832-223-4700.

Help decorate the historic Moore home in Richmond
The ALFB Art League of Fort Bend invites the community to help the Fort Bend Plein Air Painters decorate the historic Moore home 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15. Free.  406 S 5th St., Richmond.

Saturday, Dec. 16

Visit Santa at the Hitchin' Post County Christmas
Hitchin' Post Stables, a local children’s birthday party and event venue in Richmond, will host a Real Country Christmas event 4-10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. Families and children are invited to ride the Hitchin’ Post Express Train and Hayride and tour light displays on the property as well as enjoy other features that include pony rides, carousel rides, mechanical horse rides, a petting zoo, a visit from Santa, a Christmas gift shop and a bonfire with s’mores. Free admission. 10119 Hidden Lake Lane, Richmond. 832-721-0221.

Check out a few Ugly Sweater Parties—Friday, Dec. 15 and Saturday, Dec. 16
Ugly Sweater Party with Steel Country

Local band Steel Country will host an ugly Christmas sweater party at the Lone Star Saloon 9:30 p.m. Friday, December 15 at the Lone Star Saloon. $10 cover, 21 and older. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. 102 S 3rd St., Richmond. 281- 238-0960.

Braman Winery & Brewery’s Ugly Sweater Party
Braman Winery & Brewery will host an Ugly Sweater Party all day Saturday, Dec.16. Guests are invited to enjoy live music by the Sherita Perez Band, food trucks and enter into ugly sweater contests for the chance to win Braman merchandise and Braman Wine & Running Walker Beer goodies. The two contests begin at 4:30 and 9:30 p.m. Guests can also stock up for the holidays with 30 percent off case sales from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 3421 FM 359, Richmond.

Sunday, Dec. 17

Get your paintball on with a Christmas-themed challenge
Tank's Paintball will host a Christmas-themed paintball challenge 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17. Attendees can choose to battle with either team Kringle or Krampus and enjoy a free pancake and bacon lunch. Prizes will also be provided. All ages welcome. Tickets range from $15-$25 and can be found online. 22011 Hwy. 59, Richmond. 281-342-5885.