October 2018 – What’s Kickin’ in Katy

By Tammy Kirk –

W elcome to the Fall Season! October is packed with so many fun and exciting things to do – from football games to fall festivals and so much more! Make time for family and friends to experience all that is Kickin’ in Katy this month! Remember October is also National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so schedule your exam today.


October 3rd

Katy ISD College and Career Night

Leonard Merrell Center and Katy ISD Educational Support Complex

5 – 8 pm

If you have a junior or senior high school student, this is a night you need to make time to attend.  Both floors of the Merrell Center are filled with schools from across the nation. Weather your young person plans to attend a university, technical college or go straight in to the work force, this is a must attend. Wear comfortable shoes!
For more information, visit katyisd.org/dept/counseling/Pages/ default.aspx.


October 6th

Curt Miller Magician and Comedy Show

Central Green Park at LaCenterra

23501 Cinco Ranch Boulevard

7 pm

Curt Miller’s kid friendly performances are amazing, hilarious and appropriate for all audiences, featuring fantastic magic for the whole audience to enjoy. Bring your appetite because several great restaurants surround  Central Green Park. For more information, visit willowforkdrainagedistrict.com/central-green/events.


October 7th

Real Craftwives of Katy

No Label Brewing Company

5351 1st St.

12 – 5 pm

Shop, sip and socialize at the Fall Market!  Over 60 local vendors, live music, food trucks, kid’s activities and more!  Entry is free. This is a great event for the entire family. For more information, facebook.com/TheRealCraftwivesofKaty.


October 12th to 14th

Katy Rice Harvest Festival and Parade

Historic Downtown Katy

Friday: 6 – 11 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 10 pm
Sunday: 12 – 6 pm

Come and celebrate the rich heritage of Katy with arts, crafts, food, carnival rides, a photo contest, a cooking competition and live entertainment! For more information, visit cityofkaty.com.


October 13th

C. A. P.  Howl-O-Ween Dog Walk Costume Contest and Pet Expo

Central Green Park at LaCenterra

23501 Cinco Ranch Boulevard

8 – 11 am

You and your pet will enjoy a one-mile dog walk, and a pet expo with some incredible vendors.  All proceeds benefit homeless pets at the Citizens for Animal Protection (C.A.P.) shelter. Admission is $25 in advance; $35 day of event. For more information, visit cap4pets.org.


October 16th

National Boss Day

Celebrate and show appreciation for your boss today!


October 20th

Cinema Under the Stars

LaCenterra

23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.

Alamo Drafthouse Roadshow in the courtyard in front of Las Alamedas

7 – 10 pm

Enjoy food, fun and a showing of the movie CoCo (PG).  The movie will begin at dusk.  Bring your blankets and lawn chairs. For more information, visit willowforkdrainagedistrict.com/central-green/events.


October 27th

Fifth Street Spooktacular

5711 Fifth St.

5 – 9 pm

This is a fun-filled trick or treat night for the kids. There will be a costume contest with prizes for the kids, crafts and more! A family fun and family safe Halloween celebration. For more information, visit cityofkaty.com/visit-us/family-events.


October 31st