Festivals, theater and more family fun in Cy-Fair this weekend

Guitars N' Cars will host its sixth annual event this Saturday at Sam Houston Race Park.

Guitars N' Cars will host its sixth annual event this Saturday at Sam Houston Race Park.

Oct. 20-22: “Almost, Maine”

Lone Star College-CyFair students kick off the season with a performance of “Almost, Maine” at the Main Stage Theatre. The John Cariani play explores love and loss in a remote Maine town. 7:30 p.m. $7-$18. Lone Star College-CyFair, 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-290-5201. www.lonestar.edu/boxoffice

Oct. 21-23: “Little Shop of Horrors”

Presented by Stageworks Theatre, “Little Shop of Horrors” tells the story of the meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn, who stumbles across a new plant breed he names “Audrey II” after his co-worker crush. 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 21-22), 3 p.m. (Oct. 23). $15-$26. Stageworks Theatre, 10760 Grant Road, Houston. 281-587-6100. www.stageworkshouston.org

Oct. 22: Jersey Village Founders’ Day Festival

Jersey Village celebrates 60 years as a city, kicking off with a parade from the Fire Station at Lakeview to Clark Henry Park. From there, bounce houses, laser tag, carnival games, a car show, video game trailer, live music, food, an escape room, train rides, photo booths and more will be on site at the park. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Clark Henry Park, 7804 Equador St., Jersey Village. 713-466-2139. www.jerseyvillage.info

Oct. 22: Guitars N' Cars Auto Show

The sixth annual car show benefits the Houston U.S. VETS. Featuring a KidZone, trunk-or-treating, live music and food all afternoon, the car show wraps up with a 5 p.m. award ceremony. A guitar auction that evening will feature drinks, food, a cigar lounge and dancing. Noon-5 p.m. (car show), 6-10 p.m. (guitar auction). $5 (children), $10 (adults), $25 (vehicles), $50 (evening benefit). Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 N. Sam Houston Pkwy. W., Houston. www.hcias.com

Oct. 22: Project Pink

North Cypress Medical Center presents the 10th annual fundraiser to benefit the Houston affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Attendees can enjoys drinks and appetizers while bidding in a silent auction and browsing the Project Pink market. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $65 (individual), $1,000 (VIP table of 10). North Cypress Medical Center, 21214 Hwy. 290, Cypress. 832-912-3692. www.ncmc-projectpink.com

Oct. 22: Cy-Fair ISD marching contest

Cypress Springs High School will host the University Interscholastic League Region 27 Marching Contest Saturday at Cy-Fair FCU Stadium. Ten CFISD high schools and four Spring Branch ISD high schools will compete. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $5 (adults), Free (children 12 and under, seniors). Cy-Fair FCU Stadium, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. www.cfisd.net

Oct. 23: Towne Lake Gridiron Games

The North vs. South flag football event consists of four teams battling it out. The even also features a barbecue lunch, bounce houses, face painters and a live DJ. 9:30 a.m. Free. Water’s Edge Park-Towne Lake Community Association, 18915 San Saba Creek Circle, Cypress. 281-213-4132. www.townelaketexas.com

Oct. 23: Blue Bow Foundation Anniversary

The Blue Bow Foundation, a local nonprofit that supports law enforcement and their families, is celebrating a one-year anniversary with live music, games, prizes, vendor booths and a chili and stew cook-off. 1-5 p.m. $15 (adults), Free (children under 12). VFW Post 8905, 21902 Hwy. 290, Cypress. www.bluebow.org
By Danica Lloyd

Editor, Cy-Fair

Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in 2016. As editor, she continues to cover local government, education, health care, real estate, development, business and transportation in Cy-Fair. Her experience prior to CI includes studying at the Washington Journalism Center and interning at a startup incubator in D.C., serving as editor-in-chief of Union University's student magazine and online newspaper, reporting for The Jackson Sun and freelancing for other publications in Arkansas and Tennessee.