Kayaks, kites and other things to do in Fort Bend County this weekend

This weekend has plenty of activities for residents and visitors in the Fort Bend County area. See some of the offerings happening Saturday and Sunday for all ages:

Saturday


Cultural Kite Festival
The city of Sugar Land hosts the ninth annual festival, which returns to the sky with kite-making workshops, competitions and cultural performances by community groups. The day is intended to appeal to visitors of all ages.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Brazos River Park & Festival Site, 18427 and 18355 Hwy. 59, Sugar Land. 281-275-2885. www.sugarlandtx.gov/kitefest

West Houston Musclepalooza
The third annual event features rides on display, food trucks, snow cones, a beer garden, music, raffles and a children’s area. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free (admission), $10 (parking), additional cost to show vehicle. Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Drive, Sugar Land. 281-829-8825. www.westhouston muscle.com.

Brazos Cultural Heritage Festival
The Fort Bend Museum presents the inaugural event created to spotlight the many cultures that make up Fort Bend County. Families can learn cultural dances, participate in heritage crafts and learn traditional music.

Food trucks are available at the event. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Decker Park, 501 Preston St., Richmond. 281-342-6478. www.fortbendmuseum.org

KVPAC Arts for All Family Festival
The family festival features live theater performances and artist demonstrations. It includes local businesses and organizations offering free child-focused activities, such as face painting, make-it-and-take-it art projects, creative games, hair painting and art for sale.

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Central Green, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy. 281-395-5533. www.kvpac.org

Up, Up and Away Inflatable Fun Day
Elyson, a Newland Communities development and one of Katy’s newest neighborhoods, hosts the event. Highlights include bounce houses, a giant slide and an inflatable obstacle course.

After 6 p.m., attendees can watch a screening of “Up” and the Rorick Kitchen is open for orders. 2-6 p.m. Free. Elyson, 23623 Elyson Falls Drive, Katy. 281-640-4004. www.elyson.com

Sunday


‘It’s TEXAS, Y’all!’
The Lone Star Symphonic Band performs a Texas and western-themed concert with selections, such as “Southwestern Wildflowers” by Randol Alan Bass and “Burnin’” by Gary Ziek. Founded in 1993, the band is a nonprofit volunteer organization that performs throughout the Greater Houston area.

4 p.m. $5.50 (online), $10 (at the door). Holy Covenant United Methodist Church, 22111 Morton Road, Katy. 281-769-5129. www.lssband.org


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