Pearland and Friendswood have something to offer for the whole family this weekend. Here are four events in the area—along with a “Worth the Trip” in Sugar Land—to consider adding to your calendar:

Sept. 30: Painting & Pints

Bakfish Brewery, in conjunction with Escape & Paint Art Studio, hosts a night of arts and beer, as patrons are invited to paint a pair of pint glasses while tasting some of the brewery’s unique beers on tap. Instructors will be on hand to help with the painting. Each ticket includes a brewery tour, Bakfish three-beer sampler and a two-hour painting class. 7 p.m. $45. Bakfish Brewery, 1231 E. Broadway St., Pearland. 281-993-8658.

Oct. 1: Mistletoe Market

The Belles Club of BellaVita hosts the shopping event featuring more than 70 vendors. A portion of proceeds benefit Military Moms And Wives Of Brazoria County. Hope Village provides concessions with proceeds benefiting Hope Village. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $3. Club Bella Vita, 1548 N. Riviera Circle, Pearland. 281-464-3150.

Oct. 1-2: Arts & Crafts on the Pavilion

The Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau hosts the art show, which offers visitors the opportunity to shop for art created by local artists. Music is provided by Courageous Band on Oct. 1 with 4 Barrel Ramblers and Modulation Band playing Oct. 2. A food truck court is available both days as well as a wine bistro from Dionisio Winery. A pop-up paint studio is presented by Art & Kustom Kreations. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Pearland Town Center Pavilion, 11200 W. Broadway St., Pearland. 713-436-5595.

Oct. 1-2: Hope Lutheran Hopefest

Hope Lutheran Church hosts its 20th annual event where the community is invited to the two-day celebration filled with activities for all ages. Additional events are scheduled before and after the event, including a craft fair, bake sale, tea room, live and silent auctions, a barbecue meal and children’s games. Proceeds from the activities, plus matching funds from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, are used to fund local charities and congregational outreach efforts. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Oct. 1), 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Oct. 2). Free. Hope Lutheran Church, 1804 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood. 281-992-3477.

Worth the Trip: Sugar Land
Oct. 2: Fall kids fest and pumpkin patch

Autumn activities at Sugar Land Memorial Park include pumpkin decorating, face painting, balloon animals, multiple vendors, a live bee hive and a children’s planting station. The event is put on by The Great Grow, a nonprofit organization that supports school gardens. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free (admission). Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd., Sugar Land. 713-724-3113.