7 things to do in Richmond this weekend, Sept. 8-10

The Fort Bend Museum is offering free admission through Saturday, Sept. 9.

The Fort Bend Museum is offering free admission through Saturday, Sept. 9.

Now that all mandatory evacuations in the city of Richmond have been lifted and the curfew for unincorporated portions of Fort Bend County is no longer in effect, get out of the house this weekend with these events happening around town.

Friday, Sept. 8

  1. Eat lunch at the Richmond Firehouse

Residents can catch up with local community members over pizza and wings by taking part in the city’s weekly Food Truck Friday event. IL Primo Pizza & Wings Food truck will be stationed at the Richmond Fire Department and offers a variety of menu items. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 200 Houston St. www.ilprimopizzatx.com

  1. Listen to Music in the Park

Richmond local singer and songwriter Kayla Gulley will perform Friday at the City Hall Park as part of the Historic Richmond Association’s Music in the Park Summer Series. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets. 7-9 p.m. 402 Morton St., Richmond. Free.

  1. Attend a historical novel lecture

The Fort Bend Museum’s fall lecture series will start off with a lecture from author Paul Spellman about his new book "The Murder of William Marsh Rice: A Galveston Storm Novel." Set in the fall of 1900 in Galveston, the novel explores the murder of a Texas millionaire. 10 a.m. 601 Jackson St. Free.

  1. Take a free tour of the 1883 Historic Moore Home

The Fort Bend Museum is open and offering free admission through Saturday for residents wanting to enjoy some Texas history. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 500 Houston St., Richmond. 281-342-6478. www.fortbendmuseum.org

Saturday, Sept. 9

  1. Take the children to meet Curious George

Parents and their children are invited to meet Curious George in person at the Kiddie Academy of Richmond’s Storytime LIVE event from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. The event is open to the public and will feature light refreshments and educational activities. Registration required. Free. 220131 Bellaire Blvd., Richmond. 346-702-3319. www.kiddieacademy.com/academies/richmond

  1. Have lunch at the George Ranch Historical Park

The George Ranch Historical Park’s Saturday Historic menu will feature an 1830s Jones Stock Farm lunch with pork belly, venison and pork smoked sausage, dandelion greens, corn bread and more. 12:30 p.m. 10215 FM 762, Richmond. Reservations are encouraged. Meal prices are $14 for adults and children 13 and older, $11 for children between the ages of 5 and 12 and $4 for children 4 and under. Meal prices do not include general admission. Registration required. 281-343-0218. www.georgeranch.org

  1. Watch a live performance at the Lone Star Saloon

The Cody Ray Henry Band will perform Saturday night at the Lone Star Saloon in downtown Richmond. The Cody Ray Henry Band originally hails from Orchard, Texas, and perform a wide variety of Texas music. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. 102 S 3rd St., Richmond. $7 cover. 21 and older.


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