Beers, roller derby and other events in Fort Bend County this weekend

From beers and wine to musical theater and a history lesson, see what is on tap for the Sugar Land, Missouri City and Richmond areas this weekend.


Holocaust survivor Ruth Steinfeld visits Fort Bend ISD

Steinfeld will come to Clements High School to speak to students, staff and the community as part of the school's outreach program. Her program will explore the Holocaust and its impacts.

The event is free and open to the community. The event will take place in the Clements High School upstairs lecture hall and the school’s auditorium. For more information, contact Michael Madden at [email protected]

4-8 p.m. (Hall of Remembrance), 5-5:40 p.m. ("The Shoah" screening), 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Steinfeld testimony). 4200 Elkins Road, Sugar Land.


Lunar New Year's Eve Celebration

Universal Door Meditation Center hosts the event to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Zen Master Thich Dieu Thien will have a formal bell ceremony to welcome the New Year.

Authentic Vietnamese foods and dessert drinks will be on hand and the free event will feature a New Year Lion dance, live music and a bounce house for children. 5 p.m.-midnight. 15202 Dora Lane, Sugar Land.


"Sister Act, the Musical" at Bush High School

Based on the Touchstone Pictures film “Sister Act,” written by Joseph Howard, Bush High School students perform the stage version of the popular story Friday and Saturday in the school auditorium.

7 p.m. $6 (student advance), $8 (student door), $10 (adult advance), $12 (adult door). George Bush High School, 6707 FM 1464, Richmond. 281-634-6060. website


Yellow Rose Derby Girls Draft

Texian Brewing Company hosts the roller derby team for their 2017 draft. Women can meet the team and grab a drink from 4-10 p.m. A glass and three drinks cost $10.

Yellow Rose Derby Girls are registered with the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association and are based in southwest Houston. The team practices Monday and Thursday evenings at Southwest Indoor Soccer in Stafford.

For more information go to the team's website. Texian Brewing Company is located at 1125 FM 359, Richmond. 281-762-2604.


Sugar Land Home & Garden Show
The seventh annual event features more than 200 vendors exhibiting interior and exterior
products and decor including outdoor cooking, color consultations and topiary design. Topiary artist Pearl Fryar joins a host of design experts to provide home-improvement guidance.

The show’s charity partner this year is the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sat.), 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sun.). Free (children age 12 and younger), $8 (seniors), $9 (adults). Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road, Stafford. 713-962-5070.

Brew & Vinos Craft Beer and Wine Festival

The second annual event will bring together area breweries and vineyards for a weekend of sampling. Admission includes a beer tasting card good for either eight 3-ounce beer samples, or a wine tasting card good for 4 2.5-ounce wine samples.

Additional tasting cards will be available for $6 and food trucks will be on site. The event will also have a shopping tent, one-off kegs, a wine auction and a beer competition.

Participating breweries include Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company, No Label Brewing Company, 8th Wonder, Lone Pint Brewery, Alltech Lexington Brewing, Southern Star Brewing, Karbach Brewery, Spindletap Brewery, Saloon Door Brewing, Adelberts Brewery, Alamo Beer, Under the Radar Brewery, 11 Below Brewery, Cyclers, Freetail and Huff Brewing.

Dionisio Winery and Water2Wine Houston Winery will also participate. The wine auction will take place Saturday and the Brew & Vinos Beer Competition will be held Sunday.

$35 (one-day tickets). Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road, Stafford. website