Looking for something to do in the Houston area this weekend? Check out this weekend's guide! Find more or submit events at communityimpact.com/event-calendar. Submitting details for consideration does not guarantee publication.

Sept. 8-17: Check out a new health exhibit

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside human bodies and a new exhibit aims to introduce guests to the complex world inside humans. Guests at the new interactive exhibit “Zoo in You” can learn about microbial companions, where they live and what ways scientists are discovering how important they are to personal health.
  • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Mon.-Sat.), noon-5 p.m. (Sun.)
  • $8 (children and seniors), $10 (general admission)
  • The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston
  • 713-521-1515. www.thehealthmuseum.org
Sept. 8-10: Watch a movie-turned-musical

Stageworks Theatre will be performing “9 to 5 The Musical,” directed by Betty Marie Muessig. Based on the popular ’80s movie of the same name, this production follows three women who decide to stand up to their sexist boss.
  • 2 p.m. (Sept. 9-10), 7:30 p.m. (Sept. 8-9)
  • $35-$54
  • Stageworks Theatre, 10760 Grant Road, Houston
  • 281-587-6100. www.stageworkshouston.org
Sept. 9: Go fishing

The city of Conroe will host a kid fishing derby that will involve a hands-on fishing experience. Participants may use their own fishing gear; however, limited poles and bait will be available. Trophies will be awarded. The derby is open to children ages 16 and younger.
  • 8 a.m. (registration), 9 a.m.-noon (derby)
  • Free (admission)
  • Carl Barton Jr. Park, 2500 S. Loop 336 E., Conroe
  • 936-522-3906. www.cityofconroe.org
Sept. 9: Watchtemberfest

Grab your lederhosen and join Zadok Jewelers’ biergarten to view extended watch collections from over 20 world-renowned brands from Watches and Wonders. Guests are invited to sip on coffee and view luxury cars by Indigo AutoGroup. Enjoy beer on tap from Third Level Brewing and indulge in soft, gourmet German pretzels from Slow Dough.Sept. 9: See an outdoor movie

The Tomball Depot Plaza is hosting its second movie event of the year and will be showing “Paws of Fury,” a children's movie about a loveable dog who dreams of becoming a destiny-seeking samurai.Sept. 9: 35th semi-annual barbecue cookoff

The VFW Post 8905 hosts a cookoff featuring chicken, pork spare ribs and brisket competitions as well as a cake sale, meat wheel and liquor wagon raffle. Proceeds benefit veterans and the community.
  • 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • VFW Post 8905, 21901 Hwy. 290, Cypress
  • www.vfw8905.org
Sept. 9: Give blood in Magnolia

The Magnolia Fire Department is hosting a blood drive sponsored by the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center.
  • 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Free
  • Magnolia Fire Department, 18215 Buddy Riley Blvd., Magnolia
  • www.giveblood.org
Sept. 9: Tunnel to Towers Annual 5K Run & Walk

The Tunnel to Towers Foundation is hosting its second annual 5K event in honor of the 2,977 lives lost on 9/11 as well as the first responders, military and veterans who have served and continue to serve.
  • 7:45 a.m.
  • $15-$40
  • John Paul Landing Park, 9950 Katy Hockley Road, Cypress
  • www.t2t.org
Sept. 9: Support a high school fundraiser

The Tomball High School FFA booster club is holding a fundraiser to support its FFA students. This event will have a dance, a live auction, a silent auction and a raffle.Sept. 9-10: “Aladdin Jr.”

Playhouse 1960 will present a production of “Aladdin Jr.” directed by Amber Stepanik. The classic Disney story is about a magic lamp and a genie.Sept. 9: Stargaze at Brazos Bend Park

Brazos Bend State Park invites astronomy enthusiasts and nature lovers to embark on a journey through the cosmos with the weekly event Saturday Stargazing. This recurring event takes place every Saturday, offering a captivating experience for stargazers. Participants will have the opportunity to gaze at the wonders of the night sky, guided by knowledgeable astronomers who will share their expertise and insights.Sept. 10: Experience restorative yoga

Wild Spirit Yoga is holding a candlelight restorative yoga and meditation class. This class is designed to help calm the nervous system and ease tension with a peaceful night of meditation and yoga.Sept. 10: Support the Space Cowboys on free bobblehead night

Calling all sports enthusiasts and bobblehead collectors: The Sugar Land Space Cowboys will soon take the field against Oklahoma City. This game will offer fans a Korey Lee promotional bobblehead for those wishing to catch an early Sunday game.Sept. 10: Support the farmers market

The Tomball Farmers Market is holding a fundraiser to help raise money for the market's community garden projects. This event will have raffles, music, beer and whiskey tasting, and food. All proceeds raised will benefit the TFM organizations that work to connect the community to local food systems and sustainable agriculture. Sponsorships and tickets are available.