The popular television show "American Idol" comes to Katy, Texas when finalist Jason Castro performs at the Second Baptist Church on Feb. 10, 2001. Tickets are on sale for $5 or will be $10 at the door. To pre-purchase tickets, call 713-722-1803.
There is no need to go to downtown Houston for great play performances as Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center presents which tells the story of a Jewish family in hiding from Nazis in Germany during World War II in "The Diary of Anne Frank." Performances are at 8 pm on Friday Feb. 11 and Sat. Feb 12. Sundays' performance is at 2 p.m. Presale tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors. For more information, visit kvpac.org.
Show at little heart to your Katy community at the Christus St. Katherine Heart of Katy Fun Run on Feb. 12. This is Christus St. Catherine Hospital's 5th Annual Heart of Katy Fun Run/walk. The event includes a 5K run, one mile kids run and one mile family walk/run. Each dollar raised stays in Katy, supporting the area's first comprehensive heart program. For more information or to register, contact Dana Mersiovsky at 281-599-6696 or email@example.com.
Isn't it romantic? Texas Romance writer Donna Grant will be visiting The Solana for a Valentine's Day program. The Solana is located at 24001 Cinco Village Center Blvd. and the event will be held on Feb. 14th from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Be sure to pick up a signed copy of her newest book "Wicked Highlander" from the Dark Sword series. A light brunch will be served and Katy Budget Books will be selling Grant's novels. RSVP to 281-395-9600 by February 11.
Plan a party or a date night at the newly opened Pinot's Palette located at 2910 Commercial Center Blvd, Ste 102. This recently opened facility brings art, fun and friendship together with opportunities to pick up a brush and explore your creative side. Plan a Girls' Night Out, Date Night or just a fun night out with friends with art classes featuring a different painting. You bring the refreshments; we provide the canvasses and our local artists to guide you step by step as you create your own masterpiece!
The 2011 Katy ISD FFA Livestock Show & Rodeo ("Katy Rodeo") will celebrate its 68th year with a three-night rodeo event beginning Thursday, February 24th through Saturday, February 26th. Katy Rodeo is one of the few remaining youth and professional rodeos still supporting FFA in the great state of Texas!
At the Katy Rodeo see local youth participate in the crowd pleasing calf scramble, mutton bustin', and stick horse races! Junior competitors will participate in break-away roping, and junior barrel racing, too! But the fun doesn't stop there, as the professional rodeo takes the "stage" with events like bull riding, saddle bronc & bareback riding, team roping & more barrel racing. Our very own Katy Cowgirl mounted drill team will open each night's events with their skilled horsemanship performances!
Rodeo tickets will be available for purchase at the arena gates each night. Check the Katy Rodeo website for ticket prices. Rodeo times are:
Tuesday, February 22, 2011, starts at 7 p.m. 2nd Annual Katy ISD Area Alumni Team Roping event.
Thursday, February 24 - Starts at 7 p.m. - Katy ISD Area Students' Spirit Night
Friday, February 25 - Starts at 7 p.m. - "Tough Enough To Wear Pink" Night
Saturday, February 26 - Starts at 7 p.m. - Award Presentation Night
Carnival tickets will be available after February 1st. Check our website for details. Carnival times are:
Thursday, February 24 - 5 p.m.-midnight; Friday, February 25 - 5 p.m.-midnight; and Saturday, February 26 - 12 noon-midnight
Saturday morning, February 26th - Join spectators along the route from Rhodes Stadium to the Leonard E. Merrell Center on Saturday, at 9:30 a.m. for the 2011 Katy FFA Livestock Show & Rodeo Parade. Community participation encouraged!
Looking beyond Katy for some great date ideas for Valentine's Day? Then "Let CityCentre be the center of your Valentine's Day plans" or take a walk in the park and have a romantic "picnic" with Tapas and Trails at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center.