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34th Annual Texian Market Days

34th Annual Texian Market Days

By Melanie Saxton

Come out and celebrate the fall season with fun-filled excursions and diversions! Despite the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, many organizations are sponsoring events for charity, cultural exchanges, shopping, and Halloween celebrations. Whether you love a holiday shopping market, a foodie fest, a good fright or a gala, we’ve put together a directory of festive gatherings that may be a hop, skip or jump away from your home — but definitely worth the trek for the fare and wares! Some events are free; others require the purchase of tickets. Each event listing includes a website, so be sure to check for possible cancellations or any last-minute schedule changes before you hop in your car.


Red Potato Market

Shop for vintage furniture, decor and clothing from more than 90 vendors from Oct. 19-22. This twice-a-year event is located at 9114 FM 1489 in Simonton.



34th Annual Texian Market Days

Experience 150 years of Texas history, battle re-enactments, live entertainment, food and crafts on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the George Ranch Historical Park located at 10215 FM 762 Rd., Richmond.



Black & White Masquerade

Dress in your black or white cocktail attire Oct. 27, 2017 from 6-9 p.m. Delicious food, signature cocktails and live music await in the macabre yet festive atmosphere of the historic 1883 Moore Mansion located at 406 S. Fifth Street in Richmond. Ages 21-plus only.



Red Barn Music Festival

Enjoy Americana music by some of the best entertainers in Southeast Texas Saturday, Oct. 28 from 7:30-11:30 p.m. at the Red Barn at Red Potato Market located at 9114 Farm to Market 1489 in Simonton. The event is a fundraiser for Arts Fulsher.



Sugar Land Flying Saucer Beer Feast

Sample food and more than 100 quality craft beers from around the globe Oct. 28 from 2-6:30 p.m. at the 6th annual BeerFeast at Sugar Land Town Square located at 2181 Hwy 6.



Miss Ivy’s Spooktacular Halloween Party

Children of all ages are invited for spooky games, mysterious tricks and sweet treats on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 2-8 p.m. at the Fort Bend Museum located at 500 Houston St., Richmond.



Diwali – Dussehra Festival

Sample cultural foods, shop the booths, and watch a colorful costume competition at the 6th annual festival on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 4-10 p.m. at Constellation Field, located at 1 Stadium Dr. in Sugar Land.



City Of Sugar Land’s Halloween Town

Witches, superheroes and princesses are invited to bring their families and pets for spine-tingling fun Sunday, Oct. 29 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Sugar Land Town Square-City Hall Plaza located at 15958 City Walk. Free and open to the public.



Fulshear Scarecrow Festival

Experience West Houston’s biggest collection of scarecrows at the Annual Scarecrow Contest and Fall Celebration from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21 at Cross Creek Ranch Welcome Center in Fulshear. Admission is free.



Howl-O-Ween Dog Walk For CAP

Join in a one-mile dog walk, a canine costume contest with big prizes, a pet expo, and pet adoptions on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 8-11 a.m. at Central Green Park in LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch. The event benefits Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP.)



National Museum Of Funeral History

Haunted House

Get in to the Halloween spirit and be “scared to death” at this family-friendly haunted house from Oct. 1 through Nov. 4 at 415 Barren Springs Drive in Houston. Explore different scenes designed to give goose bumps while taking a light-hearted view of what is usually a very serious subject. Recommended for ages 12 and up.



Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra Hauntcert

FBSO’s Halloween tradition goes on the road to visit Pearland. The free performance of Hauntcert is Saturday, Oct. 28, at 5:30 p.m. at Pearland Town Center, 11200 Broadway Street in Pearland. Audience members are encouraged to wear costumes!



Texas Renaissance Festival

Journey back in time and enjoy old-world themed weekends for this 43rd annual event, Sept. 30-Nov. 26 including a special Oktoberfest celebration to kick off the festivities at 21778 Farm to Market 1774, Todd Mission.



First UMC Missouri City Hosts 23rd
Annual “A Country Affair” Fall Festival

A family event celebrating its 23rd year returns to First United Methodist Church Missouri City on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., corner of Lexington Boulevard and FM 1092 (Murphy Road) in Missouri City. Call the church office at 281-499-3502, or visit fumcmc.org/fall-festival or facebook.com/firstumcfallfestival for more information.


Fall Festivals and Events 2017

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