8 things to do this weekend in the Richmond area, Sept. 15-17

Still planning out the weekend? Get out of the house with these 8 events happening around town.

Friday, Sept. 15

  1. Have lunch at the Richmond Fire Station

Richmond residents can enjoy authentic Puerto Rican food and have lunch at the fire station Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the city’s weekly Food Truck Friday. The Mi Garita Puerto Rican Food Truck will be parked at the station and offers a variety of menu items like tostones, Caribbean chicken tacos and arroz con gandules. 200 Houston St., Richmond.  www.migaritafoodtruck.com

Saturday, Sept. 16

  1. Attend the Rosenberg Fall Fun Fest

Rosenberg’s 4th Fall Fun Fest will have a “May the Steam Be with You” theme and will feature train rides, food trucks, bound houses, games and more. Attendees are invited to come in "Star Wars" or Steam Punk-themed costumes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rosenberg Railroad Museum. General admission starts at $8. 1921 Avenue F, Rosenberg. 281-633-2846. www.rosenbergrrmuseum.org

  1. Go to a book club

Graphic novel lovers are invited to attend a book club from 11 a.m.-noon at the George Memorial Library Room 2B. Attendees will discuss genres and different styles of art and writing. Free. 1001 Golfview Drive, Richmond. Free. 281-342-4455. www.fortbend.lib.tx.us

  1. Eat a historic-themed lunch at George Ranch

The George Ranch Historical Park will feature 1860s Ryon Prairie Home lunch menu for its summer historic lunches series this Saturday. Items on the menu country ham, grandmother Jones’s pan gravy, corn and potato casserole and more. 12:30 p.m. 10215 FM 762, Richmond. Reservations are encouraged. Meal prices are $14 for adults and children 13 and older, $11 for children between the ages of 5 and 12 and $4 for children 4 and under. Meal prices do not include general admission. Register here. 281-343-0218. www.georgeranch.org

  1. Watch a live performance at the Dry Creek Social Club

Dr. Moto will perform 8 p.m. Saturday at the Dry Creek Social Club as part of the club’s summer concert series. Attendees can enjoy live music and creole food from the Cajun Made Foods food truck. 8 p.m.-midnight. 3333 FM 359, Richmond. 832-471-6668

  1. Take a painting class and help raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief

Paint until You Faint is donating 100 percent of the profits from a painting class set for Saturday to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Guests can choose their own colors and words for the painting, which will feature the state of Texas and “Texas Strong” wording. BYOB. Reservations required. 4-6 p.m. 5503 FM 359, Ste. B, Richmond. $35. 281-222-3344

7. Attend the Fort Bend County Recovers Community Event 

Fort Bend Recovers is offering family friendly activities, FEMA and Hurricane Harvey assistance 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the TW Davis Family YMCA. Guests are encouraged to bring the entire family and will be provided with resources from local non profits, government agencies and other organizations. 911 Thompson Rd, Richmond. Free. fortbendrecovers.org

Sunday, Sept. 17

8. Help pack cleaning kits for Hurricane Harvey victims

Real Hope Community Church is inviting people to help pack 200 cleaning kits to be distributed to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. The packing party will follow the 10 a.m. service and lunch will be provided. Those that plan on attending are encouraged to RSVP. To donate and bring supplies to pack, visit www.realhopecc.org/harvey. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 7910 Winston Ranch Pkwy., Richmond. Free. 832-945-1457