12 | Taste of Town Square
Restaurants in Sugar Land’s Town Square prepare menu samplings for attendees during the event. There is live music throughout the evening, including Houston-based world fusion group Moodafaruka. 4:30-9:30 p.m. Ticket prices to be determined.

Sugar Land Town Square,  15958 City Walk, Sugar Land


03 | Flying Saucer BeerFeast
Sugar Land’s Flying Saucer restaurant hosts its fourth annual event featuring more than 50 breweries and 80 craft beers. Restaurants in Sugar Land Town Square have food available for attendees. A ticket purchase includes admission to the event, a tasting card that includes 12 beer samples and a tasting glass. Additional tasting cards are available for purchase. 2-6:30 p.m. $35-65.

Flying Saucer, 15929 City Walk, Sugar Land

09 through 31 | Holy Cross Episcopal Church Pumpkin Patch
Holy Cross Episcopal Church hosts the ninth annual event on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October. The patch features more than 8,000 pumpkins, hay rides, live entertainment and other fall-themed activities. A silent auction accompanies the event’s third week in October. Noon-dark (Fridays and Sundays) 9 a.m.-dark (Saturdays). Free.

Holy Cross Episcopal Church,
5653 W. Riverpark Drive, Sugar Land

16 and 17 | Needville Harvest
Festival The 32nd annual event features two days of fall-themed activities, food and entertainment. Friday night includes fajita and margarita competitions as well as a barbecue cookoff. On Saturday attendees experience a talent show, live music and dancing, a hot dog eating competition and helicopter rides for all ages. More than 80 vendors sell food, crafts and gifts on both days. 5 p.m.-midnight (Friday), 8 a.m.-midnight (Saturday). $6 (two-day pass).

3001 Violet St., Needville

25 | Halloween Town
Jack-o’-lanterns and Halloween decorations cover Sugar Land Town Square during the annual celebration. The event features a costume contest, candy and snacks, and Halloween games for all ages. 4-8 p.m. Free.

Sugar Land Town Square, 2700 Town Center Blvd. N., Sugar Land

Texian Market Days Texian Market Days[/caption]

27 | Texian Market Days at the George Ranch Historical Park
The 32nd annual festival covers the 480 acres of George Ranch Historical Park. Attendees can learn about Texas history through battle re-enactments, games, interactive displays and more during the living history festival. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $15 (adults), $10 (children).

George Ranch Historical Park, 10215 FM 762, Richmond


07| iFest Live in Sugar Land
The 10th annual event celebrates cultural diversity in the Sugar Land community. The festival features international music and dancing, and vendors show- case different cultures through food, art and interactive booths. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free.

Sugar Land Town Square,
2700 Town Center Blvd. N., Sugar Land

14 | First United Methodist Church Fall Festival
First United Methodist Church hosts its 21st annual fall festival. The event features more than 90 craft vendors, home-baked goods, a silent auction, and carnival games and prizes for children.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

First United Methodist Church,
3900 Lexington Blvd., Missouri City

19 | Shop ‘Til You Drop Event
The Ladies Guild at St. Laurence Catholic Church hosts its annual event, a shopping extravaganza featuring more than 35 vendors selling clothes, jewelry and gifts. Door prizes are given away throughout the event, and all proceeds from the event benefit the Guild. 6-8:30 p.m. Free.

St. Laurence Parish Hall,
3100 Sweetwater Blvd., Sugar Land


03 | Sugar Land Tree Lighting
Attendees witness the 12th annual lighting of Sugar Land’s 40-foot Christmas tree. Town Square is filled with Christmas booths, food vendors and live entertainment. The tree lighting takes place at dark. 5-8:30 p.m. Free.

Sugar Land Town Square, 2700 Town Center Blvd. N.,Sugar Land

04 and 05 | Snowfest Festival
Celebrate the holiday season with games, giveaways and food at the 32nd annual event. The evening features live music, a children’s village and an appearance from Santa Claus. The Snowfest Parade takes place the morning of Dec. 5. Time TBD. Free.

Civic Center Complex, 1522 Texas Parkway,  Missouri City

04 and 05 | Holidays in the Plaza
Attendees can experience free concerts and holiday festivities in Town Square. Friday features the Houston Choral Showcase, and Saturday features the River Pointe Church School of Rock performing holiday tunes. 7-9 p.m. (Friday), 6-8 p.m. (Saturday). Free.

Sugar Land Town Square, 2700 Town Center Blvd. N. Sugar Land