Jeff Musial headlines Bridgeland’s 15th annual Nature Fest, which also features pony rides, a petting zoo and nature exhibitions.
- 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Free (admission)
- Oak Meadow Park, 17730 House & Hahl Road, Cypress
- 281-304-5588. www.bridgeland.com
Kentucky Derby Day festivities include a Derby Day hat contest and live racing.
- 10:30 a.m.
- $5 (general admission), $10 (premium seats)
- Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway W., Houston
- 281-807-8700. www.shrp.com
Boys and Girls Country hosts its annual Spring Festival with classic midway games, bucket raffle, arts and crafts, and armadillo races.
- 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
- $5 (age 4 and younger), $20 (age 5 and older)
- Boys and Girls Country, 18806 Roberts Road, Hockley
- 281-351-4976. www.boysandgirlscountry.org
The Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce will host a business expo for merchants to market their products and services.
- 10 a.m.-noon
- Free (admission), $150-$250 (exhibitor space)
- Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress.
- 281-373-1390. www.cyfairchamber.com
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.)
- Playhouse 1960, 6814 Gant Road, Houston
- 281-587-8243. www.playhouse1960.com
The Jersey Village High School Booster Club will host a four-person scramble golf tournament followed by dinner and silent auction. Proceeds will benefit JVHS student-athletes.
- 1 p.m.
- Jersey Meadow Golf Club, 8502 Rio Grande St., Jersey Village
- 281-682-5890. www.jerseymeadow.com
The play “Misery” by William Goldman is based on the novel by Stephen King about a novelist who is rescued from a car crash by an obsessed super fan and wakes up as her captive in a secluded home.
- 7:30 p.m.
- Stageworks Theatre, 10760 Grant Road, Houston
- 281-587-6100. www.stageworkshouston.org/misery
Upcoming live music eventsHidden Cellar Wine Bar, 16518 House & Hahl Road, Cypress
- May 11: Stacey Steele, 7 p.m.
- May 12: Bryan Scott, 7 p.m.
- May 13: Juba Normand, 7 p.m.
- May 18: Leo Mendoza, 7 p.m.
- May 19: James Roosa, 7 p.m.
- May 20: Pete Scafidi, 7 p.m.
- May 26: Lois Albez, 7 p.m.
- May 27: Taylor Marberry, 7 p.m.
- May 13: Nightbird—Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks tribute band, 6 p.m.
- May 20: Mr. Wonderful: The 80s New Wave Experience, 6 p.m.
- June 3: The Spicoli’s—80s Kickoff to Summer, 6 p.m.