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.”
- 7:30 p.m.
- Cullen Theater, 501 Texas Ave., Houston.
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.
The National Youth Theater will be performing “Seussical” this weekend, a musical that features characters from the stories of Dr. Seuss.
- 7 p.m. (March 10), 2 p.m. (March 11-12), 6 p.m. (March 11-12).
- Tickets start at $12.
- Concordia Lutheran High School, 700 E. Main St., Tomball.
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.)
- The Owen Theater, 225 Metcalf St., Conroe.
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.
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.).
- Julia Ideson Building Gallery, 550 McKinney St., Houston.
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.
- 6-9 p.m.
- Texas TreeVentures, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands.
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.
- 5-8 p.m.
- The Woodlands Art Gallery & Studios, 208 Nursery Road, The Woodlands.
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.
- Noon-1:30 p.m.
- Market Square Park, 301 Milam St., Houston.
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.
- Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, 11 Higgins St., Humble.
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.
- 8-10 a.m.
- Creekwood Park and Pond, 3882 S. Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands
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.
- The Nathaniel Center, 804 Russell Palmer Road, Kingwood.
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.
- 2-6 p.m.
- Northshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands.
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.
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.
- 7:30 a.m.
- Mo’s Irish Pub, 23511 Katy Freeway, Katy.
Tomball’s second annual St. Patrick’s Day Sip and Stroll is taking this weekend with a variety of downtown businesses set to participate.
- Noon-6 p.m.
- Free (admission).
- Downtown Tomball.
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.
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.
- 6:35-8:10 p.m.
- Tomball Depot Plaza, 201 S. Elm St., Tomball.
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.
- 1-5 p.m.
- $125 (admission).
- 600 Margaritaville Parkway, Montgomery.
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.