The creatively-minded can now go where no person has gone before when it comes to decorating scarecrows with registration now open for the 2016 Fulshear Scarecrow Festival, slated forOct. 15.
Golfers are preparing to tee off in teal to support the Tourette Association of America — Texas Chapter during the Takeaway Tourettes Charity Golf Tournament Nov. 7 in master-planned Woodforest.
Registration has opened for the fundraiser, which will be held at Woodforest Golf Club, 1199 Fish Creek Thoroughfare in Montgomery. Forms can be downloaded from the Woodforest website at www.woodforesttx.com/takeaway.
Test drive a kayak or two in master-planned Riverstone as Kayak on the Lake returns 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10.
Once in the spring and again each fall, Riverstone teams up with Houston-based Fishing Tackle Unlimited for a day of paddling on one of the Fort Bend community’s lakes.
Kayaks by Hobie, Native Watercraft, Perception and Wilderness can be taken for a spin, and brand experts are on hand to share information and expertise.
Prepare to polka as Sienna Plantation fires up the oompah band for an Oktoberfest celebration at the Village of Sawmill Lake model home park, 9815 Cameron Way, 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22.
Lederhosen is not required to enjoy the festivities, which include music, food, games and a Biergarten (ages 21 and up), but a $10 admission fee is. Participants will receive a commemorative Sienna bierstein and one drink and one food item per ticket. The event is open to the public, and proceeds benefit the Fort Bend Education Foundation.
Cross Creek Ranch demonstrates that there is more than one way to view a model home with physical and virtual reality tours of its 24 models Oct. 1-2.
During the “Places to Go, New Models to See” event, visitors can take a trolley from the Welcome Center, 6450 Cross Creek Bend Lane, to the models for a physical tour or enter the virtual world and view them with free Google Cardboard devices that will be given away during the event (while supplies last). Complimentary ice cream is another cool event giveaway.
Woodforest will hold its annual fall garage sale 8 a.m. to noon Friday and Saturday, Aug. 26 and 27. Maps of participating homes will be available at the Homefinder Lodge, 101 Elk Trace Parkway.
Sienna Plantation’s Village of Sawmill Lake is playing host to mobile eats and street treats during Food Truck Fridays in September.
Meritage Homes has opened four luxury model homes in the Sugar Land master-planned community of Imperial where the five-time Texas Builder of the Year is adding new homes on 60- and 70-foot homesites.
With nearly 65 percent of its Phase One homesites already sold, Harvest Green is adding another 262 available properties in three neighborhoods.
Open now, the three new neighborhoods feature 50-, 55- and 60-foot homesites. Current builders will continue their existing programs within the new enclaves.
Home sales in Harvest Green began less than a year ago.