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

​​​March 31-April 23: See a musical

Stageworks Theatre is presenting “Urinetown,” a musical produced on Broadway about greed, love and revolution.
  • 7:30 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.)
  • $27-$39.75
  • Stageworks Theatre Garza Mainstage, 10760 Grant Road, Houston
  • 281-587-6100. www.stageworkshouston.org
March 31-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 30-31: Shop at the boutique pop-up market

The City Market will feature over 60 merchant booths during the spring shopping event, including classy jewelry, home decor, gifts, gourmet foods and more. The Houston Junior Forum expects more than 2,000 visitors at its pop-up market, which serves as a major fundraising event. The event has a preview party on March 30.

  • 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. (March 30), 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (March 31)
  • $25 (general admission ticket price at door)
  • Bayou City Event Center, 9401 Knight Road, Houston
  • 713-545-0711. http://thecitymkt.org
March 31-April 8: Meet the Easter bunny

The Easter Bunny arrives at Katy Mills and will be available for photos until Sunday, April 8. Katy Mills is hopping into spring with special bunny events, including Caring Bunny, Tea Time with the Easter Bunny and Pet Photos.
  • 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (Fri.), 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Sat.), noon-6 p.m. (Sun.)
  • Prices vary
  • Katy Mills Mall, 5000 Katy Mills Circle, Katy
  • 281-644-5000. www.simon.com/mall/katy-mills
March 31-April 14: View a lantern festival

This spring, City Place will be home to Houston's Magical Winter Lights, the largest lantern festival of its kind featuring vibrant elements of flora and fauna. The display will be located near City Place's waterfront and will be illuminated nightly at dusk.April 1: Meet Mr. Bunny

The city of Conroe is hosting its Mr. Bunny event, where there will be photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny followed by an egg hunt. The egg hunt will be separated by ages. The event is open to ages 18 months-10 years.
  • 10 a.m.-noon
  • Free (admission)
  • Carl Barton Jr. Park, 2500 S. Loop 336, Conroe
  • 936-522-3900. www.cityofconroe.org
April 1: Participate in the Superintendent’s Fun Run

Cy-Fair ISD is holding the 10th annual Superintendent’s Fun Run for staff, students and community members. The yearly event raises money for the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation, which provides scholarships for further education to graduating high school seniors.April 1: Celebrate Humble’s oily roots

Attendees of the annual Good Oil Days Oil Boom Festival can celebrate the city of Humble’s history while enjoying live music and perusing a variety of food trucks and local vendors along Main Street. The event will also feature a beer garden, raffle opportunities, a plant sale and children’s activities.April 1: Browse a vendor market

An artisan market is being held at B-52 Brewing Co. The child- and dog-friendly event will include over 70 artisan vendors, craft beer, live music, food trucks and a photo booth.April 1: Walk through historic homes

Katy Heritage Park will offer historic home tours. It features a 1927 time capsule from Katy, a home decorated like the early 1900s, and the Katy post office that was in operation in the ’20s and ’30s.April 1: Run to help provide care for children

The Cleft Smiles 5K Family Fun Run/Walk will take place at Rob Fleming Park in The Woodlands. All proceeds from this event will be used to provide medical care to financially disadvantaged children born with cleft lip and palate. The event is open to children and adults.
  • 8:30 a.m.
  • $20-$35 (registration)
  • Rob Fleming Park, 6055 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands
  • www.cleftsmiles5k.net
April 1: Shop at a market

The Funky Junque Market will include more than 120 vendors selling items, such as women’s clothing, children’s items, homemade decor, food items and fashion trucks.April 1: Get patriotic

Texas Master Chorale’s spring concert, “For Love of Country,” will feature patriotic tunes including “America the Beautiful,” “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” “God Bless the USA” and “Armed Forces Salute,” among others. Admission is free for active-duty military, first responders and students with a school ID.April 1: Have tea with mom

Daughters and mothers can enjoy a royal morning tea with refreshments, crafts, games and photos at the annual mother-daughter tea event. Preregistration is required.April 1: Raise funds for Parkinson’s

The Parkinson’s Friends and Family 5K Fox Trot will include a 3.1-mile walk through the greenbelt in Kingwood Lakes. In line with the event’s “Be a Hero” theme, children are encouraged to dress as their favorite hero. Prizes will be awarded to those who raise the most funds, and Starbucks and snacks will be available on-site.April 1: Take part in a color run

The Woodlands Christian Academy’s Warrior Color Run includes options to run a 1K or 5K race. Spectators spray runners throughout the course, covering them in a rainbow of colors for the finish line.
  • 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • $25-$35 (registration)
  • The Woodlands Christian Academy, 5800 Academy Way, The Woodlands
  • 936-273-2555. www.twca.net
April 1: Take pictures with the Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny will be posing for photo opportunities. The event will include cookie decorating, crafts, raffles and giveaways.
  • 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • Harvest Market, 2295 Woodforest Parkway N., Montgomery
  • www.woodforesttx.com
April 1: Hunt for Easter eggs

During the East Montgomery County Improvement District’s annual Eggcellent Event & Spring Mini-Market, attendees can peruse local vendors while children hunt for Easter eggs. There will be four Easter egg hunts starting with children with disabilities and those age 2 and younger at 10 a.m., followed by ages 3-4 at 10:30 a.m., ages 5-7 at 11 a.m. and ages 8-12 at 11:30 a.m.
  • 9 a.m.-noon
  • Free
  • Ford Stadium, 22784 Hwy. 59, Porter
  • 281-354-4419. www.emctx.com
April 2-16: Celebrate Black Restaurant Week

As part of Black Restaurant Week, a series of regional cultural events is planned with the aim of supporting Black-owned culinary businesses in Houston. For its eighth year, BRW will revisit its "More Than Just a Week" campaign with over 70 local businesses.