October 2017 – What’s Kickin’ in Katy

By Cyd Wright –

Although the past few weeks have been an incredibly difficult time for so many who have suffered greatly from Hurricane Harvey, I stand amazed and thankful by the wonderful sense of community that we have here in Katy, Houston and around Texas!  We are strong because we came together to make a difference, but there is still so much to do to help those in need.  While this month is certainly “kickin’” with plenty to do from football games to fall festivals, please continue to serve and help those who are seeking to rebuild after the storm.  Don’t waste a minute!  Get “kickin,’” and take time to get out and serve someone today!

October 7th

Ballard House Golf Benefit
Top Golf
1030 Memorial Brook Blvd.

Head over to Top Golf and take a “swing” to help the Ballard House provide free lodging to patients and their families who have traveled to Houston to receive treatment for life-threatening illnesses. Visit www.theballardhouse.org.


October 11th

FCA Fields of Faith Rhodes Stadium
1733 Katyland Drive
6:30 pm

An annual student-led event, Fields of Faith brings students and athletes together from all over Katy for a night of fellowship and worship.  For more information, visit www.fcakaty.org.


October 14th and 15th

Katy Rice Harvest Festival and Parade Historic Downtown Katy
Saturday:  10 am – Midnight
Sunday:  Noon – 6 pm

Celebrate the rich heritage of Katy at the 37th Annual Katy Rice Harvest Festival.  Enjoy hundreds of vendor booths, live
music, carnival rides and the famous Rice Harvest  Parade.  Tickets are  $10 for adults,  Children 10 and under are free.
Visit www.riceharvestfestival.org.


October 16th

National Boss Day

Employees show appreciation and thankfulness to their bosses for being kind and fair throughout the year.


October 21st

Fulshear Scarecrow Festival Cross Creek Ranch
6450 Cross Creek Bend Lane
11 am – 3 pm

The thrill of victory awaits as straw champions take shape during the 2017 Fulshear Scarecrow Festival. Teams will compete for the gold and a $1,000 grand prize in the annual scarecrow-decorating contest. In addition, activities includes a carnival, live music, food trucks and free activities for the children. The festival is free and open to the public. All-day carnival tickets are $10 per person for unlimited rides. Visit www.crosscreektexas.com.


October 26th

Fireflies & Foodtrucks No Label Brewery
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Tickets:  Individual – $50
Party Pak for 8 – $500

Sponsored by Phillips 66 and KW Premier Realty, Katy’s own No Label Brewery will be the location for this fun event that will feature live entertainment, a variety of Houston-area food trucks providing free eats and an energetic evening of celebration for the entire community. Visit www.katyisdeducationfoundation.org.


October 31st