5 things to do in Sugar Land, Missouri City this weekend, Oct. 20-22

Those looking for fun ways to celebrate the weekend have several choices as community events and performances are scheduled beginning Friday.

Friday
Literacy Night

Residents can spend a fun evening together and listen to children’s author Saundra Saunders read. Snacks and drinks will be provided, and children can play games and make their own bookmarks. Parent supervision is required. Free. 6-8 p.m. Missouri City Recreation & Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Drive, Missouri City. 281-403-8637. www.missouricitytx.gov

Friday-Sunday
Xanadu JR.

Inspiration Stage is putting on a youth performance of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical about the adventure of a Greek muse as she goes from Mt. Olympus to 1980s Venice Beach, California. $12-$25. Friday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 3:30 p.m. Inspiration Stage, 226 Lakeview Drive, Sugar Land. 713-302-5329. www.inspirationstage.com

Saturday
Movie Under the Moon

Families and friends can spend an evening in the plaza watching "Frankenweenie," a Tim Burton creation about a boy’s experiment to bring his beloved dog back to life. Free. 7:15-9:30 p.m. Sugar Land Town Square, 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land. www.sugarlandtownsquare.com

Saturday
Pinterest Expo

The Stafford Centre is hosting a “Pin It Expo” to showcase the crafts, clothes, and jewelry of various vendors and businesses. DIY enthusiasts can go online and register for classes taking place at the event, learning how to create their own Halloween flip book album and marble-print ceramic coasters. Classes are $14.99. Admission is free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road, Stafford. 281-770-1888. www.pinitexpo.com

Saturday
Farmers Market at Imperial

Residents can browse this weekend’s farmers market offerings and enjoy fresh produce, unique craft, and interesting artworks. This event features locally grown food products and gives residents a chance to socialize with neighbors and friends. Free. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Imperial at Sugar Land, 198 Kempner St., Sugar Land. www.imperialfarmersmarket.com
By Renee Yan
Renee Yan graduated May 2017 from the University of Texas in Arlington with a degree in journalism, joining Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in July.


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