Fort Bend County calendar of events for the week beginning Dec. 25
‘The Elf on the Shelf’
77彩票网app“The Elk on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical” comes to Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington Blvd., on Dec. 27, starting at 7 p.m. Go to for information and tickets.
‘Great Russian Nutcracker’
77彩票网appMoscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” returns to the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington Blvd., for the third consecutive year on Dec. 28. The performance will begin at 3 and at 7 p.m. Visit for details and tickets.
New Year’s Eve
The City of Stafford will present the 2020 Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Bash at the Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road, on Tuesday, Dec. 31, starting at 7 p.m. Earlybird tickets are $55. Attire is semi-formal. The bash will feature the Horizon Band. Tickets include an appetizer station, entrée, dessert, two drink tickets for the cash bar, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Visit for details and to purchase tickets.
Comedy Laugh Fest
Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington Blvd., will play host to a Comedy Laugh Fest with Cedric The Entertainer on Dec. 31. Subject to change, the artists scheduled to appear also include DL Hughley ,Nephew Tommy, Deon Cole and Mark Curry. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Visit for information and tickets.
Merengue Dance Class
Fort Bend County Libraries’ Sugar Land Branch Library, 550 Eldridge, will have a special and free 3-part workshop of “Merengue Dance Lessons” on Thursdays, Jan. 2, 9, and 16, from 7:30 to 8:40 p.m. Local dance instructors Loy and Bernardine Farmer will provide a basic introduction to Merengue, a partner-style of dance that involves dancing in precise time with the music. Each class builds upon skills learned in earlier classes, so attendance at all sessions is encouraged. A partner is not required; singles will be paired together. Space is limited, however, and registration is required. Register online at , click on “Events,” select “Sugar Land Branch Library,” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-238-2140, or by visiting the library.
Habitat to reopen ReStore
Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity will hold the grand opening for its Fort Bend ReStore on Jan. 8 at 9 a.m. at 505 Julie Rivers, Suite 150, in Sugar Land. Its location on Murphy Road closed Dec. 14. Visit for details.
Seventeen Ode to You Tour
The South Korena boy band and K-Pop stars Seventeen will come to Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington Blvd., on Jan. 15. Their performance will start at 8 p.m. Houston is one of eight cities on the North American run produced by Live Nation. Visit for information and tickets.
Blue Jean Ball
The sixth annual Blue Jean Ball, Needville Education Foundation’s (NEF) only major fundraiser each year, takes place from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at the Columbus Club Hall on Texas 36 South in Needville. Bayou Boys will cater a meal of catfish and roast beef with all the trimmings, including bread pudding for dessert. Shorty Yeaman will return as the auctioneer and Jody Teykl as the DJ. Live auction items include a country kitchen/patio set built by Needville Junior High shop teacher Werth Garrett and his students, wooden rockers from Needville High School shop teacher C.J. “Coach Mo” Mazac and his students and a wooden rocker with state emblem donated by Sen. Lois Kolkhorst.and much more. All proceeds from the Blue Jean Ball fund grants which help Needville ISD teachers better educate their students as they think outside the box and learn in innovate ways. For tickets or to donate live or silent auction items, e-mail Shelley Krauss at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 979-793-4308 or 281-725-7815.
F45 Sugar Land Anniversary Celebration
Help F45 celebrate its first anniversary on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 9:30-10:30 a.m.at Sugar Land Town Square, Texas 6 at U.S. 59. They will host a free boot camp in the plaza. Join them after the party at the gym. Capacity is limited so sign up at
Home and Outdoor Show
The 10th Annual Sugar Land Home and Outdoor Show features new Home Improvement products and services from over 200 exhibitors with new DIY workshops Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 25-26 at the Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road in Stafford. The show will include FloodFrame Director Tasha Nielsen with tips to protect your home against the next flood, and Ashley Barber, Houston’s First Certified KonMari Consultant.lk about. Make your own floral arrangement with the tallest tulip and design your pallet décor from Board and Brush. Meet Houston’s Trusted Home Experts Randy Lemmon, AM 740 KTRH’s GardenLine, Houston Chronicle Architecture and Design Writer, Diane Cowen, Tom Tynan, HomeShow Radio, Michael Garfield, The High-Tech Texan, and Swatson from the Sugar Land Skeeters. Charity partner is Fort Bend History Association. Visit SugarLandHomeAndGarden.com for details.
Fort Bend Cares
An evening of Latin sights, sounds and tastes awaits guests at Fort Bend Cares’ “Road Trip to South America” on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 6:30 pm at Fluor. The evening includes food from a dozen popular restaurants, roaming entertainment, colorful costumes, musical entertainment by DJ Craig and the Arthur Murray Dance Studio, a raffle and special auction items. The 15th Annual Road Trip will raise funds to support non-profit organizations through grants that improve the lives of disadvantaged children in the county. Fort Bend Cares has given over $2.2 million in donations to local non-profits. Individual tickets are $75 and $50 for young professionals aged 30 and under. To purchase tickets go to one.bidpal.net/fortbendcaresrt. Sponsorships are available ranging from $1,000 to $10,000. For more information or to become a sponsor, call 281-725-8287, email email@example.com彩票网app or visit .
Education Foundation Gala
The Fort Bend Education Foundation’s Gala, “Majestic Morocco - Your Magic Carpet Awaits,” presented by Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott, LLP, celebrates the mysteries of majestic Morocco. The gala will be Feb. 29 at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square. The event will include a Silent Auction Market Place and a Bid Board Bazaar as well as a live auction. Visit for table sponsorships, individual tickets or auction donations.