To do list: check out these events happening in Richmond this February

Harvest Greenu2019s Chef Fest is a farm-to-table food festival that features the works of 10 local area culinary artists.

Harvest Greenu2019s Chef Fest is a farm-to-table food festival that features the works of 10 local area culinary artists.

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Make a Chocolate Valentine at George Ranch

Feb. 10

George Ranch Historical Park brings visitors back in time to the Victorian era for Valentine’s Day. Guests can enjoy samples of chocolates and create their own Victorian V-Day card. Free with $15 general admission. 10215 FM 762. 281-343-0218.

Attend a substance abuse awareness fundraiser

Feb. 22

The Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse Inc. hosts its Ninth Annual Helen Cordes Award Dinner. All funds benefit the organization’s programs. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $100. Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road, Stafford.

Celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year

FeB. 25

Fort Bend County Libraries will hold a free Lantern Festival 2-4 p.m. Feb. 25 that will feature a dragon and lion dance at 2:30 p.m.  Craft stations and games will also be included.1001 Golfview. 281-342-4455.

Experience ’Another Night Out’ at Constellation Field

Feb. 23

Parks Youth Ranch raises awareness for homeless children. High school juniors and seniors can experience the struggles of homelessness. 6 p.m.-7 a.m. $20. Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Drive, Sugar Land.

Explore the Brazos Cultural Heritage Festival

March 3

The Brazos Cultural Heritage Festival will take pace March 3 at Decker Park. Experience live heritage dances, crafts, music, food trucks and more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 501 Preston Street. 281-342-6478.

Check out Chef Fest

March 4

Harvest Green’s Chef Fest is a farm-to-table food festival. Sample the works of up to 10 local chefs and enjoy interactive cooking demonstrations, live music and more. Noon-4 p.m. Tickets start at $75. 8939 Harlem Road, Richmond.


A new brewery will soon be opening on Cypress Rosehill Road at the former location of The Shack Burger Resort. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
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As variants are isolated and identified, Houston Methodist's Dr. Ian Glass believes the vaccines available can handle identified variants (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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(Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Councilmember Julie Davis, second from right, argued for a 20% homestead exemption. (Screenshot via Montgomery City Council livestream)
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Pressed Juicery sells smoothies and juices, smoothie bowls, wellness shots and juice cleanses. (Courtesy Pressed Juicery)
Pressed Juicery plans Market Street location in The Woodlands

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A new location serving coffee and tea will open on FM 1488. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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The Woodlands Township board of directors met July 22. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chamber, residents urge delay on possible incorporation vote date in The Woodlands

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Houston Yoga and Ayurveda specializes in natural yoga practices. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Houston Yoga and Ayurveda to celebrate 10-year anniversary in Cypress

The company began in March 2011 and specializes in ayurveda, the oldest known medical practice in the world, according to owner Sharon Kapp.

Yes Resale will sell used items to benefit Crossbar Academy. (Photo courtesy Wendy Alexander)
Yes Resale coming soon to Hwy. 249 in Tomball

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ERCOT's instability has fueled interest in alternative sources of energy, with one solar nonprofit seeing interest increase across Texas in recent months. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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A total of 700 homes are planned for Magnolia Ridge, located in the city of Magnolia. (Chandler France/Community Impact Newspaper)
Magnolia sees surge in single-family development with thousands of homes coming

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