To-do list: Here are 9 events to attend in the Katy area this August and September

The u201cSouthern Conspiracyu201d Tour featuring Crafting the Conspiracy and Bloodlines is set for Aug. 26.

The u201cSouthern Conspiracyu201d Tour featuring Crafting the Conspiracy and Bloodlines is set for Aug. 26.

Rock out to live metal at Mad Owl Entertainment

Aug. 26

The “Southern Conspiracy” Tour featuring Crafting the Conspiracy and Bloodlines. The bands co-headline the show. 6 p.m.-midnight. $10. 19623 Beachy Court, Katy.

Practice English at Cinco Ranch Library

Aug. 24

The library hosts its conversation circle event for those for whom English is a second language.Speakers of all proficiency levels are welcome. 1 p.m. Free. 2620 Commercial Center Blvd., Katy. 281-395-1311.

Listen to classical pianist Zoya Shuhatovich

Aug. 25

Zoya Shuhatovich, a world-renowned pianist, performs live at The Conservatory of Music at Cinco Ranch. 7-8:30 p.m. $10. 23922 Cinco Village Center Blvd., Ste. 220, Katy. 832-437-4511.

Browse, shop at the Saturday Farmers Market

Aug. 25, Sept. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Farmers Market on the Grand Parkway happens every Saturday through the end of September at the Church of the Holy Apostles in Katy. The event features items, including local meats and farm fresh eggs.  8 a.m.-noon. Free. 1225 W. Grand Parkway S., Katy. 832-878-9806.

Participate in the 26th annual Katy Triathlon

Sept. 7

This event raises money for scholarships for Katy-area students. The annual event has raised more than $300,000 for local high school graduates. $73-$120. Sept. 22. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (packet pickup), Sept. 23. 6-11 a.m. (race). 2100 Cane Island Parkway, Katy.

Attend the Katy Fall Home & Garden Show

Sept. 8-9

Attendees can learn about home decorating trends and explore the Vintage Market at this annual show in downtown Katy. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Saturday,) 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sunday.) $3-$7. 6301 S. Stadium Lane, Katy. 832-392-0165.          

Get in a free workout

Sept. 1

Crossfit Annihilation hosts free workout sessions the first Saturday of each month to introduce the public to its programs. 8-9 a.m., 9-10 a.m., 10-11 a.m. Free. 802 Avenue A, Katy. 281-409-4959.                                                      

Participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Sept. 22

The Alzheimer’s Association: Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter hosts this walkathon to raise money to help fight Alzheimer’s disease. 7:30-11 a.m. Free. Donations accepted. 713-314-1330. 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy.

Attend a Food Truck Friday

Sept. 7

This event features food trucks and family-friendly entertainment. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and picnic blankets. 5:30 p.m. Free plus cost of food. 6201 Westheimer Lakes N. Drive, Katy. 888-592-1894.