Looking for things to do in Sugar Land or Missouri City in early 2024? See these five happenings in January and February.

Beer and Pepper Pairing

Texas Leaguer Brewing Co. puts on this event comparable to appropriate wine and cheese pairings. Six Texas Leaguer brews are paired with chili pepper cream cheese spreads and a vessel to dip with. Those who purchase VIP tickets will receive their own whole peppers to pair with beer. The event will also feature prizes and giveaways.
  • Jan. 13, 5-6 p.m.
  • $25 (general admission), $50 (VIP)
  • 13503 Pike Road, Missouri City
  • www.txleaguer.com
My '00s Playlist Tour

Party like it's the early 2000s during this showcase of R&B, pop and rap music talents from the decade. Ludacris headlines this show at the Smart Financial Centre and brings artists such as Ja Rule, Ashanti and Mike Jones for a night of nostalgia. Prepare for the concert by listening to a curated playlist by Spotify.Texas Louisiana Mardi Gras Ball

This benefit event at the GSH Event Center combines philanthropy with a night of music, food and dancing. Event planning company The Ordered Step throws this formal ball for guests age 21 and older to celebrate in the spirit of New Orleans’ grandiose Mardi Gras holiday with vibrant colors and parades. A portion of proceeds will support Tatum’s Place, a nonprofit foundation that offers daily respite and emergency child care for families of children with autism and other disabilities.Running with a Heart 5K

The fifth annual race, which includes a 5K and a kids 1K, takes place at Sugar Land Town Square. Participants will receive a finisher’s medal, a T-shirt and coupons to the event’s sponsor facilities. Proceeds benefit Fort Bend Rainbow Room, a resource center for caseworkers who help abused and neglected children, as well as families in critical need of essential items, such as diapers, food, school supplies and toiletries.2024 State of the City Sugar Land

Mayor Joe Zimmerman and City Manager Mike Goodrum will talk about ongoing projects and initiatives from their offices for the city of Sugar Land at this event presented by the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce.