5 things to do in Cy-Fair this weekend

Senior Edgar Alaniz (14) and the Jersey Village Falcons will be one of 20 teams competing in the CFISD Menu2019s Varsity Soccer Showcase Jan. 5-7.

Senior Edgar Alaniz (14) and the Jersey Village Falcons will be one of 20 teams competing in the CFISD Menu2019s Varsity Soccer Showcase Jan. 5-7.

Jan. 5-7: Cy-Fair ISD Mens Varsity Soccer Showcase


The event is played in a showcase format with all teams scheduled to play three full-length games. Five CFISD teams—Cy-Fair, Cypress Creek, Cypress Falls, Jersey Village and Langham Creek high schools—compete alongside 15 visiting teams. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Thursday), 8 a.m.-10 p.m. (Friday), 8 a.m.-8 p.m. (Saturday). $2 (students), $3 (adults). Cy-Fair FCU Stadium, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. Pridgeon Stadium, 11355 Falcon Road, Houston. 281-894-3900. www.berrycenter.net/soccer/showcase/2017/varsity

Jan. 6-7: Cy-Fair ISD Wrestling Invitational


More than 75 teams compete in one of the nation’s largest interscholastic wrestling tournaments. 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. (Friday), 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturday). Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. $3 (students), $5 (adults). 281-894-3984. www.berrycenter.net

Jan. 6: Cy-Fair VFD Blood Drive


Cy-Fair VFD, along with the Gulf Cost Regional Blood Center and The Bull 100.3, hosts a blood drive. The Bull will be playing country music, and all donors receive a free T-shirt. 2:30-7 p.m. Free. Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department Station 9, 7922 Hwy. 6 N., Houston.

Jan. 6: Darwin Macon Band


Darwin Macon performs with his full band at TexTavern. 10 p.m. Free. TexTavern, 13800 Cypress North Houston Road, Cypress.

Jan. 7: Frio Hill Country Grill grand opening


Renovated from a ranch house originally built in 1907, Frio Hill Country Grill offers patio space, fire pits, a courtyard, a wine room and private party rooms during lunch, dinner, weekend brunch and special events. The high-end menu touts locally-sourced Texas cuisine and comfort food. All day. Free admssion (customers pay for meals). Frio Hill Country Grill, 16410 Mueschke Road, Cypress. 281-256-3746. www.friogrill.com
By Danica Lloyd
Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a Cy-Fair reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a journalism degree from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She covers education, local government, business, demographic trends, real estate development and nonprofits.


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