November 2019 – What’s Kickin’ in Katy


By Stephanie Thorpe

The holiday season is upon us, and this is the best time to enjoy the colder weather and spend time with loved ones. Enjoy What’s Kickin’ in Katy this November by attending various events to put you in the holiday spirit. Whether you want to start holiday shopping or shop for delicious food, Katy has you covered this November!


November 6th

College/Career Prep

Katy Robert R. Shaw STEAM Center 1730 Katyland Drive

6 – 8 pm

This college and career preparation class for high school and college students is a workshop intended to help students learn strategies for saving thousands of dollars and finding a career that’s right for them. Visit business.katychamber.com.


November 7th – 9th

Just Between Friends (JBF)

Katy Fall 2019 Sale

Pro’s Katy Indoor Soccer

1005 Airline Drive

2 – 9 pm

This community event encourages families to sell items their children have outgrown.
Clothing, toys, furniture and more will be sold at greatly reduced prices. Come out and shop, save, sell and donate! Visit katy.jbfsale.com


November 8th & 9th

Fall Community Campout

6202 George Bush Drive

4 pm – 9 am

This free event is the perfect way to have a campout with your family and the community. Enjoy hot dogs and a free movie, then wake up and enjoy breakfast with the fellow campers. Bring your own tents, sleeping bags and other necessary supplies and have fun! Visit cityofkaty.com


November 9th

America Recycles Day

600 Pin Oak Road

9 am – 12 pm

Join Katy’s First Baptist Church for America Recycles Day to promote recycling. There will be collections of recycled materials, such as electronics and papers. Donations will be accepted as well for items, such as books, coats and blankets to be given to local charities. Visit cityofkaty.com.


November 16th

Veteran’s Day


November 16th

Texana Trot 5K Fun Run

The Shed at Jordan Ranch

30757 Jordan Crossing Boulevard

This race is designed to help children and adults with autism. The race will be followed by a carnival to celebrate Texana’s 20th birthday. Proceeds benefit Texana Center’s Forward Together in Fulshear capital campaign. Visit texanacenter.com.


November 19th & 26th

Heart 101 Class

12 pm

25722 Kingsland Boulevard

This class is designed for patients with hypertension, hyperlipidemia and obesity as a way to learn more about cholesterol, the importance of exercise, nutrition and more, as well as help the participants to make an appointment with a nutritionist. Visit christclinickaty.org.


November 22nd

Tree Lighting Celebration

23501 Cinco Ranch Boulevard

6 – 9 pm

This exciting tradition in Katy includes the annual Tree Lighting Celebration, Santa’s arrival, family activities and live entertainment! Stop by to have fun while kicking off the holiday season in Katy! Visit lacenterra.com.


November 28th

17th Annual YMCA Turkey Dash

22807 Westheimer Parkway

Whether you’ve been running your whole life or want to participate in your first race, the YMCA Turkey Dash includes a variety of races to participate in including a 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Kids Race and 1 Mile Walk/Run. There will be a post race party and costume contest, so come dressed in your best Thanksgiving attire! All proceeds benefit the Better Us Campaign and scholarships for YMCA programs. Visit ymcahouston.org.


November 28th


Every Saturday in November

The Farmers Market on Grand Parkway

8 am – 12 pm

The LaCenterra Farmers Market has moved to a new location at The Church of the Holy Apostles with a new name: The Farmers Market on Grand Parkway. Shop local vendors and farmers and celebrate good, hard work by our neighbors. Visit farmersmarketongrandparkway.com.