Black History Month celebration, glass art: 5 things to do in Sugar Land and Missouri City this weekend, Feb. 9-11

For families and friends looking for social activities, several events take place in Sugar Land and Missouri City this weekend, Feb. 9-11.


Bite Night at Riverstone
Food trucks visit the Riverstone residential community, offering snacks and treats. Attendees can enjoy food, beverages, music and children’s activities. Leashed dogs are allowed. 6-9:30 p.m. The Club at Riverstone, 18353 University Blvd., Sugar Land.


Visitors Center Grand Opening
Missouri City hosts a grand opening for its new visitors center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The new facility features a holographic virtual assistant and interactive kiosk to share the city’s tourism program. 5-6 p.m. Missouri City Community Center, 1522 Texas Parkway, Missouri City. 281-403-8500.


Black History Month
Missouri City celebrates Black History Month with an exhibition featuring acclaimed artists and authors, a mural unveiling, food and drinks on Friday. The city continues to honor Black History Month Saturday with a panel of community leaders discussing education and the economy, live music, gift drawings and performances from local step teams. Friday, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-6:45 p.m. Missouri City Community Center, 1522 Texas Parkway, Missouri City. 281-403-8500.


Houston SaberCats
Major League Rugby team Houston SaberCats plays against the Chicago Lions at Constellation Field. Tailgate opens at 3 p.m., and activities include music entertainment and a pre-game autograph session with SaberCat players at 5:30 p.m. Female attendees receive ticket and alcoholic beverage discounts in celebration of Ladies Night. Match kick-off, 7 p.m. $10-$75. Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Drive, Sugar Land.


Glass Art Work Shop
The Fire It Up Pottery & Art Studio hosts a beginner to immediate level glass workshop with a Valentine’s Day theme. Attendees learn the basics of glass fusion and create colorful glass art. 2-4 p.m. $30. Fire It Up Pottery & Art Studio, 13817 Hwy. 59, Sugar Land. 713-234-7789.


By Renee Yan
Renee Yan graduated May 2017 from the University of Texas in Arlington with a degree in journalism, joining Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in July.


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