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

March 10: Enjoy South Indian dances

Presented by Performing Arts Houston and the Indo-American Association, Bharatanatyam choreographers Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy present dance works in “Fires of Varanasi: Dance of the Eternal Pilgrim.”March 10: Donate to a local church

Pastor Jules Williams and his wife, Kim Williams, are walking 41 miles from Huntsville to Tamina to raise money for the Open Arms United Church of Christ. The project is seeking donations or sponsorships for $5 per mile.
  • All day.
  • Donations accepted.
  • Tamina Community Center, 18955 Main St., Conroe.
  • 832-368-9551.
  • www.openarmsucc.org
March 10-12: Watch a performance of ‘Seussical’

The National Youth Theater will be performing “Seussical” this weekend, a musical that features characters from the stories of Dr. Seuss.March 10 through 26: Catch a performance

The Players are putting on a performance of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” The Players recommend young children do not attend.
  • 7:30 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 2 p.m. (Sun.)
  • $25.
  • The Owen Theater, 225 Metcalf St., Conroe.
  • www.owentheatre.com
March 10-11: Support local artists

The Tomball Art League is presenting its spring show and sale this weekend with the event featuring pieces by local artists.
  • 1-6 p.m. (March 10), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (March 11).
  • Free (admission).
  • Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library, 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball.
  • www.thetomballartleague.com
March 10-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
March 10: Explore the trees at twilight

A monthly Lights, Heights and Bites event will be held the second Friday of each month in the spring. The March event will feature a two-hour climb at twilight with s’mores and snow cones as the sweet treat. Children ages 6 to 12 must be accompanied by an adult.March 10-14: Enjoy an art show

The Woodlands Art Gallery and Woodlands Art League is hosting an art exhibition open to the public through March 14. The theme of the exhibit is “Shadows & Reflections,” and viewers will be allowed to purchase the artwork.March 11: Join the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Houston’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade is coming to downtown Houston. The two-hour parade will start at Market Square Park and include more than 100 entries to delight the Irish and Irish at heart. An awards ceremony will take place during an after party at Market Square Park following the parade.March 11: Listen to live music

The Mastersons and The Whitmore Sisters will perform at the Charles Bender Performing Arts Center as part of the Blues at The Bender collection.
  • 7 p.m.
  • $20.
  • Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, 11 Higgins St., Humble.
  • 281-446-4140.
  • www.humblepac.com
March 11: Catch a big one

The 16th annual Creekwood Fishing Derby, which is sponsored by The Woodlands Professional Firefighters, is open to all ages. Prizes will be given out for the longest, heaviest and smallest fish caught. Bait will be provided for participants. T-shirts will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis.March 11: Listen to Latin American jazz

Hear the passionate soul of Latin American jazz in concert at “Viva Jazz” presented by Opera Leggera. The concert will run 1 hour and 45 minutes with a 15-minute intermission, and concessions will be available for purchase before the performance and during intermission.
  • 7 p.m.
  • $22-$27.
  • The Nathaniel Center, 804 Russell Palmer Road, Kingwood.
  • 713-992-1696.
  • www.operaleggera.com
March 11: Support local artists in The Woodlands

The Woodlands Township hosts Arts in the Park, a spring event featuring local vendors selling original artwork, live onstage entertainment, children’s activities, food trucks and a youth art contest. Submissions into the youth art contest will be on display, and winners will be recognized at the festival.March 11-12: Clean up trash

Montgomery County Precinct 2 will host a heavy-trash cleanup event; confidential items can also be shredded. Tires, electronics, batteries and household trash are not permitted. Precinct 2 residents must show ID.
  • 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (March 11), 8 a.m.-3 p.m. (March 12).
  • Free, $10 (per 5 gallons of chemicals).
  • 31355 Friendship Drive, Magnolia.
  • 832-934-2193
March 11: Run the Lucky Charm 5K/10K

Participants can wear green and run the Lucky Charm 5K, 10K or KidsK/Family Walk. All 5K and 10K participants will receive a chip responder for the timed race, a Lucky Charm finisher medal and a unisex T-shirt. Food, drinks and music will be provided after the race.March 11: Sip and stroll through downtown Tomball

Tomball’s second annual St. Patrick’s Day Sip and Stroll is taking this weekend with a variety of downtown businesses set to participate.March 11-12: Stop by an auto swap meet

Jason Earhart Productions presents the 33rd annual Traders Village Houston Auto Swap Meet. This event is designed for anyone interested in meeting hundreds of dealers on hand with car parts and accessories, including tires, wheels, grills and automobile deals.
  • 8 a.m.
  • Free (admission), $5 (parking).
  • Traders Village, 7979 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston.
  • 281-890-5500.
  • www.tradersvillage.com
March 11: Watch a movie

Tomball’s 2nd Saturday at The Depot is back with the movie “The Rise of Gru” set to be shown this weekend. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and snacks. The movie begins at dusk.March 12: Enjoy a winery tour

The Lake Conroe Winery Tour takes attendees to three wineries near Lake Conroe: Bernhardt Winery, Blue Epiphany and H-Wines. The winery package includes transportation to the three wineries, one full glass of wine at each winery, a Bernhardt Winery souvenir glass, a commemorative Texas Brewery Tours souvenir tote bag and a hangover kit.March 12: Listen to live music

Michael Twitty, the son of country singer Conway Twitty, will take the stage at Main Street Crossing for a tribute show about his dad.
  • 2:30 p.m. (doors open), 4 p.m. (show begins).
  • Tickets start at $49.
  • 111 W. Main St., Tomball.
  • 281-290-0431.
  • www.mainstreetcrossing.com