Looking for something to do in the Houston area this weekend? Check out this weekend's guide!

An Evening with Hilton Carter

Join The Plant Project as they host author Hilton Carter. He will share his plant expertise and discuss his latest book, “The Propagation Handbook.”Houston Brew Festival

Enjoy 150 different beers from 50 breweries at the Houston Brew Festival. There will also be food trucks, cover bands, lawn games and more.Memorial Hermann Ironman North American Championship

Community members are invited to support athletes as they take in their ​​Ironman journeys in The Woodlands with a 2.4-mile, spectator-lined lake swim, followed by a 112-mile bike ride that traverses The Woodlands before taking on two loops on closed portions of Hardy Toll Road, and capping off with a 26.2-mile run on the Ironman circuit.
  • April 27, all day
  • Free (public admission)
  • 18 Waterway Ave., The Woodlands
  • www.ironman.com
Earth Day 2024

The Houston Arboretum hosts an event to celebrate Earth Day with family-friendly activities. Attendees can learn about plants and animals, take part in a scavenger hunt, and explore interactive activities and crafts.Spring Wine Fest

Kemah Boardwalk will host 24 distinctive wineries from Washington state at this wine festival. The event will be held in the main plaza with live music as well as appetizers from restaurants, including Landry’s Seafood House, Saltgrass Steakhouse and Joe’s Crab Shack, and there will be up to 72 wine samplings.Keep Fulshear Beautiful

This community-organized, family-friendly group of volunteers invites residents to dedicate their time to replant community vegetable gardens at the Irene Stern Community Center, pick up roadside debris and plant native plants in public spaces around the city of Fulshear. Volunteers must fill out a form before participating.Nature Fest

Bridgeland hosts the 16th annual event with wildlife social media personality Coyote Peterson headlining. The event also features stage performances, inflatables, outdoor laser tag, face painting, balloon art, crafts, a petting zoo, nature exhibitors, roaming entertainment and an animal encounter photo opp.Bellaire citywide garage sale

Bellaire residents participate in a citywide garage sale on a day when city officials waive all permits for vendors to set up shop.Rails and Tails Mudbug Festival

The Rails and Trails Mudbug Festival will feature food, games, vendors, a bounce house and live music. Guests can enjoy spicy boiled crawfish and other Cajun treats, along with a variety of festival foods and drinks. This year's entertainment features the Platinum Players Zydeco Band, which blends zydeco and funk music for a lively performance.The Longhorn Rod Run

Old Town Spring is holding The Longhorn Rod Run, a car show featuring cars from the 1950s and 1960s as well as food, shopping and music.The 4th Annual Texas Mini Golf Championship

The Texas Mini Golf Championship, sponsored by Dirt Pile Creative and Steven S. Collier, will include a $5,000 cash pot for its winners.
  • April 27, 8 a.m. (optional practice); April 28, 9 a.m. (championship)
  • $75 (pro entry fee), $25 (amateur entry fee)
  • Longview Greens Mini Golf, 735 Clepper Drive, Montgomery
  • www.longviewgreens.com
Arts Fest

This two-day festival showcases over 100 visual artists from around the state, the country and the world, according to its website. It features contemporary art, painting, sculpture, photography, mixed media, glass, art, woodworking and jewelry. There will also be food, wine and music.
  • April 27-28, 4 p.m.
  • $10 (one-day ticket), $18 (two-day ticket)
  • Smart Financial Centre Plaza, 18111 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land
  • www.sugarlandartsfest.com