Space Center camping, a dog-filled race: 9 things to do in the Bay Area in March

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Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the month of March.

Attend the Houston Rodeo

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo includes concerts, a livestock show, a barbecue contest, carnival rides, games, food and more. Prices and times vary per event. (via Courtesy Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo)

WORTH THE TRIP | Through March 17
Attend the Houston Rodeo

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo includes concerts, a livestock show, a barbecue contest, carnival rides, games, food and more. Prices and times vary per event. NRG Stadium, 3 NRG Parkway, Houston. 832-667-1000. www.rodeohouston.com

March 9
Enjoy some fresh crawfish

The ZTL Educational Foundation is hosting its annual crawfish cookout. All proceeds benefit graduates in communities in northern Galveston and southern Harris counties. Noon-4 p.m. $25 (all you can eat), $75 (VIP service). Walter Hall Park, 807 N. Hwy. 3, League City. www.eventbrite.com

March 9-10
Camp at the Space Center

Space Center Houston is hosting a family campout, which includes a buffet dinner, hands-on STEM activities, a campsite, buffet breakfast and more. 4:30 p.m.-10 a.m. $59.95 (per person). Space Center Houston, 1601 E. NASA Parkway, Houston. 281-244-2100. www.spacecenter.org

March 21
Enjoy an elegant evening

The 10th Annual Keels and Wheels Uncorked fundraiser for Today’s Harbor for Children will include fine wines and food, as well as a live and silent auction. 7-10 p.m. $75. Lone Star Flight Museum, 11551 Aerospace Ave., Houston. 713-521-0105. www.eventbrite.com/e/keels-wheels-uncorked-tickets-54426197221

March 23
Run in a dog-filled race

La Porte is hosting Pet Palooza, which features a 1-mile “doggie dash.” There will be pet-related vendors, free goodies, food and music. 9-11 a.m. Free. Little Cedar Bayou Park/Dog Park, 600 Little Cedar Bayou Drive, La Porte. 281-471-5020. www.ci.la-porte.tx.us/970/pet-palooza-ft-1-mile-doggie-dash

March 23
Enjoy a fancy car show

Lone Star Region of the Porsche Club of America is hosting its annual Concours d’Elegance at the Kemah Boardwalk. There will be over 50 cars, and a vote will be held for the fan favorite. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. Kemah Boardwalk, 215 Kipp Ave., Kemah. www.facebook.com/events/129202108000510/

March 28
Support the rotary club

The Rotary Club of League City will host its annual spring fundraiser, Brews N More. Enjoy craft beer, hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, raffle prizes and more. $40. 5:30-8:30 p.m. South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center, 2500 South Shore Blvd., League City. www.leaguecityrotary.com

Learn to sail the open seas

The Clear Lake Sailing Club is hosting an annual meeting to kick off this year’s planned sailing events, including ones to introduce residents to sailing skills. (via Courtesy Clear Lake Sailing Club)

March 30
Learn to sail the open seas

 

The Clear Lake Sailing Club is hosting an annual meeting to kick off this year’s planned sailing events, including ones to introduce residents to sailing skills. 10 a.m. Free. Evelyn Meador Branch Library, 2400 N. Meyer Ave., Seabrook. www.clearlakesailingclub.org

March 30
Play for a good cause

League City is hosting its second annual Guns vs. Hoses charity softball game. This charity event will include a corn hole tournament, derby, hit and throw competition, silent auction and more. 3-8 p.m. Prices vary per event. Lynn Gripon Park at Countryside, 100 Alderwood St., League City. 281-554-1000. www.leaguecity.com

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Jake Magee has been a print journalist for a few years, covering topics such as city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be an editor with Community Impact. In his free time, Magee enjoys playing video games, jamming on the drums and bass, longboarding and petting his cat.
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