Egg hunts, a musical, a history lesson: 14 things to do in the Bay Area in April and May

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Come see a musical

April 04-14

Come see a musical

The Bayou Theater and Bay Area Houston Ballet and Theatre created a fully staged musical, “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka.” There will be eight performances. 7:30-10 p.m. $15-$20 (students, seniors), $24-$32 (adults). 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston. 281-283-2065. www.uhcl.edu/bayou-theater

April 06

Attend a ballroom dance

Neva and Bill Schroder will host their April in Paris ballroom dance event at Hometown Heroes Park. Dancers of all skill levels and ages are welcome. Music selections will be provided by Hal Gercek. 7-9:45 p.m. $8. 1001 E. League City Parkway, League City. 417-838-2204. www.leaguecity.com

April 09

Worth the trip – Learn about Texas City history

The Houston Maritime Museum will host a screening and Q&A session with Robert Roten, a survivor of the Texas City disaster in 1947. Roten will talk about the history of the disaster, the events following and the effects it had on Texas City. 6-7 p.m. $5 (adults), free (for members, active military, veterans and children under 12). 2311 Canal St., Houston. 713-225-1688. www.houstonmaritime.org

April 10

Enjoy a violin concert

The Houston Symphony League Bay Area will present a program featuring violinist Kevin Chan accompanied by his mother, Annette Chan. Kevin Chan began studying the violin at the age of 3 and now studies violin at Rice University. 10 a.m. Free. St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopalian Church, 18300 Upper Bay Road, Nassau Bay. 713-­594-9499. www.hslba.org

April 13

Have fun at an egg hunt and craft show

Clear Lake City Community Association will host an Easter egg hunt and spring craft show. This event will include music, food trucks, a petting zoo, train rides, shopping, snacks and crafts. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $5. Clear Lake Rec Center, 16511 Diana Lane, Houston. 281-488-0360. www.clcca.org

April 13

Enjoy a house concert

Clear Creek Harbour House Concerts will host singer/songwriter Beth Wood as a part of a neighborhood concert series for music lovers in League City and the surrounding area. The event will also feature a potluck and social meet and greet. 5:30 p.m. Address shared with committed attendees. 832-445-5532. www.clearcreekharbourhouseconcerts.org

April 13

Attend a vintage market

Vintage Market will host its Very Vintage Market, which includes several vendors selling antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade gifts and more. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 18081 Upper Bay Road, Houston. 281-333-1860. www.vintagerevivaltx.com

April 14

Participate in an egg hunt

League City will host its annual League City Egg Scramble at the Chester L. Davis Sportsplex. This event includes an egg hunt, chances to win prizes, face painting and other activities. Noon-2 p.m. Free. 1251 League City Parkway, League City. 281-554-1000. www.leaguecity.com

Crawfish Festival

April 13-14

Go to a crawfish festival

The Kemah Boardwalk will host its annual Kemah Crawfish Festival. There will be over 10,000 pounds of boiled crawfish, festival food, beer, vendors and live music. 1-10 p.m. (Sat.), 12-9 p.m. (Sun.). Free. 215 Kipp Ave., Kemah. 877-285-3624. www.kemahboardwalk.com

April 15

Go to a fancy wine tasting and dinner

Communities in Schools Bay Area will host its 8th annual Raise Your Glass to CIS Wine Tasting and Dinner. There will be a designer purse auction, martinis, a steak dinner and a live auction to benefit Communities in Schools. Space is limited to the first 150 guests. 2:30-7 p.m. $125. Bay Oaks Country Club, 14545 Bay Oaks Blvd., Houston. 281-486-6698. www.raiseyourglasstocis.org

May 04-05

Attend a car, boat show

The 24th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance will be hosted in Seabrook at the Lakewood Yacht Club. The event will include a boat and car raffle and a classic car and boat show and competition. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sat.), 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sun.). $40 (adults), free (children). 2322 Lakewood Yacht Club Drive, Seabrook. 713-521-0105. www.keels-wheels.com

May 04-05

Rock out at a music festival

The 24th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance will be hosted in Seabrook at the Lakewood Yacht Club. The event will include a boat and car raffle and a classic car and boat show and competition. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sat.), 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sun.). $40 (adults), free (children). 2322 Lakewood Yacht Club Drive, Seabrook. 713-521-0105. www.keels-wheels.com

May 05

Attend a concert for Santa Fe victims

The Bay Area Chorus of Greater Houston will perform a commemoration concert in remembrance of those who perished in the Santa Fe High School Shooting. 4 p.m. Free. Dickinson First United Methodist Church, 200 FM 517 W., Dickinson. 281-326-1286. www.bayareachorus.org

May 05

Run for a good cause

Bay Area Habitat for Humanity will host a 5K fun run at Walter Hall Park.
There will be refreshments, raffle prizes and music. All ages are welcome, and all proceeds will benefit the nonprofit’s mission. Event sponsorships are also available for purchase. 8 a.m. $10, free (for children 12 and under). 807 N. Hwy. 3, League City. 281-337-3590. www.bahfh.org/5k-fun-run

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