UPDATE: Live music and fall festivities: Support Katy businesses and charities at these 5 events this weekend, Oct. 19-22

Come out and meet the Community Impact - Katy team this Saturday from 9-11:30 a.m.

Come out and meet the Community Impact - Katy team this Saturday from 9-11:30 a.m.

Updated Oct. 20 at 3 p.m.

The Fridays on Fifth Street event scheduled for Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

Originally posted Oct. 19 at 1:15 p.m.

Get out of the house and enjoy the cooler weather this weekend at a variety of fall-themed events and benefit concerts. Support The Ballard House, Alzheimers care and local businesses in the Katy area at these local events:

Thursday, Oct. 19

Sundance Memory Care Benefit Concert for The Ballard House and HOPEworks Counseling
The memory care facility has partnered with Cane Island in Katy to host a benefit concert. Donations collected during the concert will go to The Ballard House and Hope for the Heart/HOPEworks Counseling, a worldwide biblical counseling ministry. The event will feature live music from Marc Broussard and The Mrs. and Reed Turner. Food and beverages will be available. Free. Katy’s Cane Island Amenity Village, 2100 Cane Island Parkway, Katy. 5:30 p.m. VIP meet and greet. 6-9 p.m. live music.

Friday, Oct. 20

Live Music at inaugural Fridays on Fifth Street event
Memory Makers Enrichment Center hosts the first of a cultural series to promote the small businesses in downtown Katy. The event will feature live music, local food, wine, beer and vendors along with children’s activities including a bounce house and crafts. Downtown Katy businesses owners will be in attendance as well. The Boykin Brothers will perform at the event. 5 p.m. 5713 Fifth Street, Katy. 281-794-7147. https://www.facebook.com/events/291583404676723/?acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D

Saturday, Oct. 21

Meet the Community Impact Newspaper Katy edition staff
Community Impact Newspaper's Katy edition is holding a community meet-n-greet at Serene Beans coffee shop. Come shake hands and chat with the editorial, managerial and sales staff behind "the little paper with all the new businesses" that comes to your mailbox every month. Got story ideas or questions about the paper? Interested in advertising with us? We'd love to meet you. Lost your copy of the paper? We've got extras. Free. 9-11:30 a.m. 1933 East Ave., Katy. 346-368-2521. http://bit.ly/2xHtPOi

Katy Christian Ministries Heroes Race Against Domestic Violence
The charity has partnered with the Katy Police Department to sponsor a race to help raise awareness about domestic violence and its effect on the community. Proceeds benefit the KCM Crisis Center which assists survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. The event includes a 5K and 10K course and all skill levels are welcome to join. 5K chip-timed race $30, 10K chip-timed $40, 5K non-competitive $25, Family fun run/walk $25. Check in and registration begins at 6:30 a.m. Race starts at 8 a.m.  5504 First Street, Katy. 214-334-1081. www.ktcm.org/race

Cross Creek Ranch Scarecrow Festival
Bring the family out to a carnival featuring a scarecrow contest, rides, food and other activities. Proceeds benefit Arts Fulshear and Texana. $10. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 6450 Cross Creek Bend Lane, Fulshear. 281-344-9882. www.crosscreektexas.com/scarecrowfest.