Kick off crawfish season at the Tomball High School Athletic Booster Club’s annual crawfish boil, featuring live music, live and silent auctions, and child-friendly entertainment. Proceeds go to the Sammy M. Lopez scholarship and other awards. 4-8 p.m. $10. Tomball Historic Depot Plaza, 201 S. Elm St., Tomball. www.thsabc.com
Attend a style show
Join the Tomball Business and Professional Women for its 10th annual spring style show and high tea. The event also includes a Kentucky Derby-style hat contest. All proceeds benefit scholarship programs. 3-5 p.m. $40. Moffitt Oaks Ballroom, 20125 Cedar Lane, Tomball. www.tbpw.org
April 12 and 13
Head over to Unity Park for the 25th annual Magnolia Showdown BBQ Cook-off, featuring a variety of local cooking teams. Free. 5:30 p.m. (Fri.), noon (Sat.). Unity Park, 19450 Unity Park Drive, Magnolia. 281-615-5697.
Go back in time
Celebrate William Shakespeare with Harris County Precinct 4’s annual Shakespeare Festival, featuring children’s crafts, face painting, archery, food trucks and live entertainment. Two performances of “Two Gentlemen of Verona” will take place at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the park. 1 p.m. Burroughs Park, 9738 Hufsmith Road, Tomball. 713-274-4050. www.hcp4.net
See a concert at the Tomball VFW
Jeff Woolsey and the Dancehall Kings perform at the Tomball Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2427. 8 p.m. $18. Tomball VFW, 14408 Alice Road, Tomball.
Attend a parent event at Magnolia ISD
Magnolia ISD invites parents of students to the inaugural Special Services Parent Symposium. Information sessions include guardianship and social security, promoting language development and supporting behavior in the home. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. Magnolia Event Center, 11659 FM 1488, Magnolia. 281-356-3571. www.magnoliaisd.org
Practice yoga with cats
Try out a yoga class at Abandoned Animal Rescue, featuring a few of the shelter’s adoptable cats as yoga partners. Class space is limited, and yoga mats are not provided. 1-2 p.m. $10. AAR, 32632 Wright Road, Magnolia.
Attend a candidate forum
Parents of Magnolia ISD students host a candidate forum for MISD school board candidates moderated by Anna Lotz, editor of the Community Impact Newspaper Tomball/Magnolia edition. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Bear Branch Intermediate School, 8040 Ken Lake Drive, Magnolia.
Visit Depot Day
The Magnolia Historical Society hosts its 26th annual event, featuring games, rides, food and craft vendors, live music, a live auction and quilt exhibit. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Historic Magnolia Depot, 426 Melton St., Magnolia. 281-356-3288.
Enjoy a fish fry
The Tomball Rotary Club hosts its 50th annual fish fry and inaugural Big Show, a multiperformer concert. The 2016 winner of “The Voice,” Sundance Head, will perform. The event also includes food trucks and a raffle. 2-9 p.m. $10-$100. Tomball Historic Depot Plaza, 201 S. Elm St., Tomball. 214-241-0408. https://portal.clubrunner.ca/3956
Aitken Farm and Ranch hosts its Family Fun Day with a petting zoo, hay ride, touch-a-tractor and vendor area. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 20000 Bauer Hockley Road, Tomball. 832-422-5164. www.aitkenfarmandranch.com
Peruse classic cars
Enjoy the Tomball Lions Club’s 25th annual car show, featuring a DJ and a barbecue dinner. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Free (admission), $25 (car show entry). Lone Star College-Tomball, 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball. 713-410-6542.
Join in a spring festival
Boys and Girls County hosts its spring fundraiser, featuring inflatables, live music, crafts, a silent auction, a raffle and food. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free (admission, parking). Activity costs vary. 18806 Roberts Road, Hockley. 281-290-1288.
The Rails & Tails Mudbug Festival features live music, food, vendors, a kid’s zone and live crawfish racing. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. Tomball Historic Depot Plaza, 201 S. Elm St., Tomball. 281-351-5484. www.tomballtx.gov
Enjoy a church bazaar
The annual event includes a variety of food options, a raffle, live and silent auctions, petting zoo, pony rides, mechanical bull and inflatables. Donations support the building of a new church. Noon-5 p.m. Free (admission). Games, rides and food vary in cost. St. Matthias Catholic Church, 302 FM 1774, Magnolia. 281-356-2000.
The Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual golf tournament. Golfer registration includes lunch, dinner, two drink tickets and golf cart use. The event also includes a raffle, silent auction and prizes. 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. $115 (individual), $400 (team of four). High Meadow Ranch Golf Club, 37300 Golf Club Trail, Magnolia. 281-356-1488. www.greatermagnoliaparkwaycc.org