Annual Folk Life Festival Hosted by Katy ISD

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Annual Folk Life Festival Hosted by Katy ISD  


Katy Independent School District (KISD) is hosting the 32nd annual Folk Life Festival on Saturday April 1, 2017 from 9 AM to 4 PM. The Festival is being held as usual at the District’s Outdoor Learning Center (OLC). The OLC is located in Old or Historic Katy with its address being 6301 Stadium Dr. Katy TX. Admission is $1 per person.


Katy ISD Outdoor Learning Center (OLC) is situated on 35 acres of land which is kept in its natural state. All the building blend into the natural setting. The festival concept is for students to experience life as it was for early Texan’s. The buildings include history and science classrooms mixed in with a barn and a blacksmith shop.




Attendees will get to experience the OLC being transformed into a 1800’s Village complete with numerous time period activities and demonstrations such as Native American Demos , Blacksmith demos, ragdoll creation, honey bee keeping, Fiddle players, farm animals, pioneer cooking, archery, weaving, roping skills, corn husking, shelling & grinding plus several others. All visitors will have the option to walk nature trails, visit several of exhibits at the science and history classrooms and visit the nature pond.


If you want more information go to this web site.


I wish I had the time this coming Saturday to attend as this sounds like a wonderful learning experience. lI will be at the Fort Bend County Animal Services Shelter in the morning and I have two repair groups coming in the afternoon.


Annual Folk Life Festival Hosted by Katy ISD  




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Comments (13)

Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


How fun to see that, and the price is old fashioned and just right.  A

Mar 29, 2017 01:44 PM
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

Hi Robert Bob Gilbert 

This sounds like a fun event for all.

Mar 29, 2017 01:44 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

The Annual Folk Life Festival sounds like a really fun event to have in your area, Bob!

Mar 29, 2017 01:47 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Bob

Bet this will be a well attended event this weekend. It looks like a fun one, and the Outdoor Learning Center sounds like an interesting place to explore and enjoy.


Mar 29, 2017 01:51 PM
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe .Just Call. 408-252-8900
Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty - San Jose, CA
Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years

This looks like it will be a day full of fun! If it's any consolation, I won't be able to make it either  Hope those repair teams don't keep you waiting around forever!

Mar 29, 2017 05:38 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Bob love places like this, there was one in Sturbridge MA and I could not go enough times to Sturbridge Village, to see what life was like in the 1800's. There was a place in CT too Mystic Seaport.... just as fun, Endre

Mar 29, 2017 07:48 PM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Good morning Bob.  The annual Folk Life Festival sounds like a wonderful event and I hope it is well attended.

Mar 30, 2017 05:05 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

This sounds like it will be a lot of fun and the price of admission is certainly fair!

Mar 30, 2017 06:50 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Bob, this does sound very informative, and bet it will be well attended.  Have fun at the shelter.

Mar 30, 2017 06:57 AM
Robert Bob Gilbert
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties - Katy, TX
Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert

Thank you everyone for your comments. I wish i could attend this educatiuonal and fun event. Maybe next year. 

Mar 30, 2017 01:25 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

This very good information to share with area residents and visitors.

Have an outstanding weekend.

Mar 31, 2017 08:30 AM
Mick Michaud
Distinctly Texas Lifestyle Properties, LLC Office:682/498-3107 - Granbury, TX
Your Texas Lifestyle is Here!

Cool.  I love pioneer living skills and experiences.  I have a retirement dream of opening such a school. 

Apr 28, 2017 06:51 PM
Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert
Richmond, TX


 I will catch up with you if you do not start back in the rain! I hope you are having a good day!

Jul 09, 2018 12:39 PM