2nd Annual TelfairLife Festival set for Oct. 2
The second annual TelfairLife International Music Festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. on the Telfair Central Lawn, next to the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land.
The free music festival will feature four presentations of music, dancing and entertainment, as well as other attractions such as exhibits at the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land, which will include its live robot, according to a press release.
The festival begins with Kids Hour from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., which will feature Glee-style singing and dancing with the youth group Prodigy.
That is followed by American Country & Rock Hour, from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m., featuring The Cool Water Band playing a mix of contemporary and Texas Country with a touch of rock-n-roll.
Latin/Arab Fusion Hour from 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. comes next with Moodafaruka serving up a World Fusion tapestry mixing Flamenco, Middle Eastern, Spanish and Western sounds.
Finally, Indian Hour takes place from 4:00 until 5:00 p.m., with The Balliwood Masala troupe singing and dancing through traditional and contemporary music, blending storylines, dancing and colorful costumes.
Face painting and other activities will be offered for a nominal charge for the kids, and festival-goers will be able to purchase international food and drinks from a variety of vendors.
Those attending should bring blankets or lawn chairs, and the event will go on rain or shine.
Telfair is located at U.S. 59 and University Blvd., just south of Highway 6. Free parking will be available at the University of Houston Sugar Land, located across U.S. 59 from Telfair, with free shuttles sponsored by Newland Communities.