Editor's note: This article has been updated with correct event pricing for Dig World admission.

May 26: Stargaze in the glades

Starting at sundown, come watch the stars at Memorial Park. Astronomers will show viewers constellations, planets and other visible celestial bodies. Guests are encouraged to bring telescopes, binoculars and blankets.May 26-28: Watch a musical

Families can join Class Act Productions for a rendition of Tony-winning musical “The Drowsy Chaperone.” The play will also run the weekend of June 2-4.May 26-June 3: Explore AAPI stories at the library

The Houston Public Library is showcasing an exhibit that documents the history, lives and contributions of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community in Greater Houston. The “Our Vibrant AAPI Community” exhibit offers a panoramic view of Asian immigrants and their descendants.
  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Tue.-Sat.)
  • Free
  • Julia Ideson Building Gallery, 550 McKinney St., Houston
  • 832-393-1313. www.houstonlibrary.org
May 26-June 4: See ‘The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’

Playhouse 1960 will present a production of “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” directed by Tina Cafeo. The musical comedy was made famous by the film adaptation starring Dolly Parton and Burt Reynolds.
  • 8 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.)
  • $24.50-$27.50
  • Playhouse 1960, 6814 Gant Road, Houston
  • 281-587-8243. www.playhouse1960.com
May 26: Go for a night climb

Community members are invited to join Texas TreeVentures for a three-hour Glow in the Park event which will allow visitors to climb through the course at night with illumination from the ground level. Children ages 6-12 must have an adult accompanying them for the climb.May 27: Support a local farmers market

Braeswood Farmers Market offers fresh locally farmed produce, fresh prepared gourmet foods and local food trucks from more than 50 vendors. The market takes place at the Westbury Baptist Church parking lot.May 27: Attend a book signing

Dig World, an amusement park featuring a heavy construction equipment theme, was founded by Jacob Robinson, driven by the enthusiasm of his 8-year-old son Pierce, who has physical and cognitive disabilities and yearned for an inclusive environment to explore his passion. The park aims to foster children's interest in the construction industry while emphasizing accessibility. Inspired by Pierce's tale, Texas A&M Professor Codie Wright authored a children's book titled "Dig World," with a portion of the sales contributing to a dedicated fund supporting Pierce. A book signing will be held this weekend.
  • 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • $24.99 (for anyone over 32 inches)
  • Dig World, 5000 Katy Mills Circle, Katy
  • 346-435-8888. www.digworldtx.com
May 27: Attend a water lantern festival

City Place will kick off Memorial Day weekend with a water lantern festival, during which guests will have the opportunity to design and send off their LED candle-lit lanterns into City Place’s main pond, where they will float among hundreds of others to create a dazzling display. The event will also feature food trucks and live music.
  • 5:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Free (to watch), $26.98-$55.99 (to participate)
  • City Place Plaza, 1250 Lake Plaza Drive, Spring
  • www.cityplacenow.com
May 27-28: See student art

The Ardest Gallery is celebrating student artists by hosting their work. The exhibit will feature various works of art, both 2D and 3D, from students in Montgomery County. There will be a judged show with awards given.
  • 4-7 p.m. (May 27), 1-4 p.m. (May 28)
  • Free
  • Ardest Gallery, 903 Honea Egypt Road, Magnolia
  • 832-296-6723. www.ardestgallery.com
May 28: Observe Memorial Day in The Woodlands

The annual Memorial Day celebration in The Woodlands will feature live music, children’s activities, and other events and vendors. The evening will conclude with a choreographed fireworks display at Town Green Park.