Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Katy Weekend Roundup and Fall Festivals

The kids get a little bananas if they're inside too long, even on those 90 degrees and above scorchers. Here's a quick list of things to do this weekend in Katy and surrounding areas, and a listing of this weekend's fall festivals:

In the Katy area:

Saturday September 8, 2012:

Spartan Band March-a-Thon
2 – 8 p.m.

Enjoy performances by the Seven Lakes High School band and color guard as they march through Westheimer Lakes, Cinco Ranch, and Seven Meadows, ending with a concert at Central Park at 7:30 p.m. The event will help the SLHS Band Booster Association raise funds to buy student instruments and equipment, fund learning sessions by guest artists and clinicians, develop special shows, and provide for various programs and scholarships. They will be accepting cash donations along the route, and students will be accepting pledges in advance. You can also reserve a private concert in front of your home by visiting

School of Rock Katy Grand Opening
3750 S. Mason Rd.
1 – 4 p.m.

Join School of Rock Katy for its grand opening celebration. The event will feature food, hourly prizes and giveaways, discounts on their Performance Programs, and more. The School of Rock Austin House Band will also perform live under the big tent outside. The school will be open for tours and trail lessons or just to hang out.

Free Concert Featuring Shaun Groves
22765 Westheimer Pkwy.
7 p.m.

Enjoy a performance by Nashville recording artist Shaun Groves.  The concert is free. Open seating is first come, first serve. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Visit or contact for more information.
Corner of Ave. B and Third St.
Downtown Historic Katy
7 p.m.

Sunday September 9, 2012:

Remembering Sept. 11, 2001
Katy Harvest Square

Join Katy VFW Post 9182 in remembering the events of Sept. 11, 2001. The one-hour ceremony will include the presentation of colors by the Marine Corp Junior ROTC Color Guard and a keynote address by LTC (Ret.) Chuck Bagnato. In the event of inclement weather, the service will take place at the VFW Hall at 6206 George Bush Dr. To learn more, call post commander Dave Brasell at 281-391-8387.

Fall Festivals This Weekend:

HummerBird Celebration in Rockport, Texas

The HummerBird Celebration is an annual event held each September in Rockport and Fulton to celebrate the fall migration of the ruby-throated hummingbird through the area. Visit for details!


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