March 3-14: 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.
- 5-8 p.m.
- The Woodlands Art Gallery & Studios, 208 Nursery Road, The Woodlands.
- 832-668-5340. www.woodlandsartandstudios.com
The Walden Follies is hosting its 40th annual community event. The event will include dinner and entertainment that showcases singing, dances and skits. There will be two dinner shows.
- 5:30 p.m. (dinner shows March 3-4).
- $45 (March 3-4).
- Walden Yacht Club, 13101 Melville Drive, Montgomery.
“KOOZA” is a kid-friendly show that celebrates the origin of Cirque du Soleil and the celebration of two circus traditions—acrobatic performance and the art of clowning. Guests will see daredevil performances and bold slapstick comedy under the Big Top at Sam Houston Race Park. Previously blue and yellow, the now white and gray Big Top has been redesigned to be eco-friendly.
- Times vary.
- Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway W., Houston.
- 877-924-7783. www.cirquedusoleil.com
For their winter musical, theater students at Concordia Lutheran High School will be putting on several performances of “Tarzan” this weekend.
- 7 p.m. (March 3); 2 p.m., 7 p.m. (March 4); 3 p.m. (March 5).
- Free (children 2 and younger), $12 (general admission), $25 (premier seating).
- CLHS Cafetorium, 700 E. Main St., Tomball.
The 2023 season begins at Main Street Theater with “Permanent Collection” by Thomas Gibbons. The play follows the journey of a Black businessman who becomes the new director of a world-famous art collection and the battle that ensues for control of the artistic direction of the collection.
- 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
- Main Street Theater, 2540 Times Blvd., Houston.
- 713-524-6706. www.mainstreettheater.com
The Montgomery County Home and Outdoor Living Show is returning for its fifth year. The show allows attendees to brainstorm home ideas by meeting home experts, taking workshops and learning from landscapers.
- 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (March 4), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (March 5).
- $8 (online), $10 (at the door), free (children under 12).
- Lone Star Convention Center, 9055 Airport Road, Conroe.
At the Lone Star Jeep Invasion, attendees will get to shop or talk to Jeep vendors, enter raffles and network with other fans. In 2022, there were over 800 Jeeps.
- 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sat.), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sun.).
- Free (age 14 and under), $20 (weekend).
- Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 9333 Airport Road, Conroe.
West Houston Church of Christ is holding a garage sale to sell the merchandise donated and collected by members of the church throughout the year.
- 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Free (admission), $5 (parking).
- Traders Village, 7979 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston.
- 281-890-5500. www.tradersvillage.com
The Katy Parks & Recreation Department will hold its Katy’s Street Soiree in the Downtown Plaza. Avenue C will be turned into a community block party with entertainment, food trucks and various activities.
- 5:30-8 p.m.
- Downtown Plaza, 910 Ave. C, Katy.
- 281-391-4840. www.cityofkaty.com/events
Frost Bank is hosting a Chuck Wagon breakfast and lunch to celebrate the return of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, an annual tradition for the local bank branch. There will also be a fiddler performing live music.
- 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
- Frost Bank, 10420 Louetta Road, Houston.
- 210-569-6906. www.frostbank.com
The Woodlands Waterway’s swan boats will make their debut for the 2023 season.
- Ride times begin at 7:30 p.m.
- Riva Row Boat House, 2101 Riva Row, The Woodlands.
- 281-210-3965. rivarowboathouse.com
The JoyRide Center’s annual Jamboree is taking place this weekend and will feature games, a live and silent auction, a wine pull, and dinner. Some of the prizes being auctioned off include both local and overseas trips as well as a stay at a Galveston beach house. Guests are encouraged to wear “Texas chic attire,” which includes boots, dresses, jeans, and turquoise and silver jewelry.
- 6-10 p.m.
- Magnolia Bells, 699 FM 1486, Magnolia.
- 281-356-5900. www.joyridecenter.org/jamboree
The event, hosted by the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce, features beer, crawfish, local vendors, a children’s area, and live music by Step Rideau and the Zydeco Outlaws. An Idol of the Heights contest also takes place.
- 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
- Free (admission).
- Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church, 2025 W. 11th St., Houston.
- 713-861-6735. www.heightschamber.org
All Ears! Listening and Language Center will hold complimentary hearing and speech screenings, activities for children, food, vendor booths, and expert panels.
- 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
- All Ears! Listening and Language Center, 4891 W. Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands.
- 936-251-3021. www.allearscenter.org
Residents can learn the fundamentals of butterfly gardening at the Cinco Ranch Library, led by an entomologist with the Fort Bend County Master Gardeners. This is an adults-only event.
- 10:30 a.m.-noon.
- Fort Bend County Libraries-Cinco Ranch Branch, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd., Katy.
- 281-395-1311. www.fortbend.lib.tx.us
Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library will be hosting artist Hilda Rueda for a meet and greet where she will talk about her techniques and inspiration. Attendees will also be able to view her work on display.
- 11 a.m.-noon.
- 30555 Tomball Parkway, Tomball.
- 832-559-4200. www.hcpl.bibliocommons.com
Runners will explore The Woodlands community by foot in the Legacy Capital The Woodlands Marathon.
- 6:45 a.m.
- 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands.
- 281-939-7490. www.thewoodlandsmarathon.com
Runners can support Meals on Wheels Montgomery County through a 5K and 10K walk and run fundraiser. The event is family friendly. The race is limited to 800 participants.
- 7:45 a.m. (check-in), 9 a.m. (race begins).
- B-52 Brewing Co., 12470 Milroy Lane, Conroe.
This weekend, Lone Pint Brewery will host artists Ryan Pinnick and Heated Frenzy on its stage. Attendees will also be able to enjoy food from the food truck Magic Drool Bus.
- 1-4 p.m. (Ryan Pinnick), 6-9 p.m. (Heated Frenzy).
- 507 Commerce St., Magnolia.
Spring ISD's annual Fun Run and Wellness Fair will feature a 3-mile timed running course as well as a 1.5-mile untimed walking course for all ages as well as music, food trucks, vendors and children's activities. Proceeds from the event will support student scholarships.
- 7:30 a.m.-noon.
- $20 (students), $30 (adults).
- Planet Ford Stadium, 23802 Cypresswood Drive, Spring
- 281-891-6000. www.springisd.org/funrun
The Montgomery Texas Ruck Club is hosting a 5K march to honor the military. The march will take place throughout Historic Downtown Montgomery and will begin and end at Ransom’s Steakhouse. After the march, there will be raffles, a silent auction and live entertainment.
- 9 a.m. (check-in), 10 a.m. (march begins).
- $50 (registration fee).
- Ransom’s Steakhouse, 300 C. B. Stewart Drive, Montgomery.
Sit at Elm & Magnolia’s communal table and enjoy an evening of food and spirits inspired by Renaissance-era medieval taverns of Western Europe. Live music will be provided by Big Blue Thumb, and medieval attire is encouraged.
- 7 p.m.
- Elm & Magnolia, 206 Magnolia St., Spring.
- 832-844-8040. www.elmnmagnolia.com
Attendees will be able to tour four different model homes in the new Emory Glen development located in Magnolia. There will also be coffee, gelato bars, complimentary brunch and planned activities during this event.
- 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
- 21500 FM 1488, Magnolia.
The Tomball Rotary Club will be hosting its third annual car show this weekend with the event benefiting Tomball Emergency Assistance Ministries. Attendees can expect trophies, food and drinks, raffles and door prizes.
- 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
- $30 (car registration fee).
- Parkway Chevrolet, 25500 Hwy. 249, Tomball.