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.

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.
  • Sept. 15-17, 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
  • www.thehealthmuseum.org
'9 to 5 The 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.
  • Sept. 15-17, 2 p.m. (Sept. 16-17), 7:30 p.m. (Sept. 15-16)
  • $35-$54
  • Stageworks Theatre, 10760 Grant Road, Houston
  • www.stageworkshouston.org
Just Between Friends pop-up

Just Between Friends will host a pop-up resale event for The Woodlands and Conroe area. The event will include over 200,000 items in good condition for 50%-90% off retail, neatly organized like a department store. Some items for sale will include clothing—sizes for infants through juniors—shoes, accessories, toys, baby gear, books, puzzles and games.
  • Sept. 15-17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Sept. 15-16), 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (Sept. 17)
  • $3 (at the door), free (online tickets)
  • Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 9333 Airport Road, Conroe
  • https://thewoodlands.jbfsale.com
'The Shadow Box' play

Performed by Playhouse 1960 actors and directed by Sammy Green, “The Shadow Box” showcases the lives of three terminally ill cancer patients as they navigate life’s challenges and beauty. This story contains mature content and subject matter.
  • Sept. 15-17, 3 p.m. (Sept. 17), 8 p.m. (Sept. 15-16)
  • $22-$25
  • Playhouse 1960, 6814 Gant Road, Houston
  • www.playhouse1960.com
Marmo Garden Party

Indulge in an afternoon of botanical bliss at Marmo’s St. Germain Garden Party. Join the party for an afternoon featuring a build-your-own spritz bar with St. Germain and savory light bites on Marmo’s charming patio.Luau and Pig Roast

Join Home Run Dugout for their end of summer Luau and Pig Roast. The sports bar, restaurant and entertainment venue featuring indoor soft-toss baseball has partnered with Hawaii Brewery Kona Brewing Company. Proceeds will support the disaster relief in Maui through a donation to the Maui Food Bank and wildfire victims.Senior Prom Gala

The Great Age Movement will host the “Back to the Future” Senior Prom Gala. The event will support Great Age Movement’s capital campaign to build senior fitness parks and support development of exercise programs in community green spaces, including the organization’s third Great Age Fitness Park for senior citizens in the Fifth Ward area of Houston.
  • Sept. 15, 6:30-10:30 p.m.
  • $250-$25,000
  • The Ballroom at Tanglewood, 5430 Westheimer Road, Houston
  • www.thegreatage.org
'Spider-Man: Into the Universe Live Concert'

Sugar Land residents and Marvel fans alike can get their spidey senses tingling as the "Spider-Man: Into the Universe Live Concert" swings into the Smart Financial Center. This event combines the beloved characters from the Spider-Man franchise with a live orchestral performance. Audiences can expect to be immersed in the world of the web-slinging superhero as they relive iconic moments from the films.Old Town Spring Ghost Walk

Learn about the haunted history of Old Town Spring on this guided walking tour, which begins at Trilogy Brew. While most events are geared for participants age 13 and older, some events permit children ages 6-12 to attend; however, they must be accompanied by an adult.The Thirteenth Floor

Geared for guests 13 years and older, The Thirteenth Floor features several themed haunted houses including Chop House, Legends of the Deep and All Hallows Eve. Additional on-site attractions include mini escape games and axe throwing.
  • Select dates between Sept. 16-Nov. 11, times vary by date
  • $19.99-$32.99
  • The Thirteenth Floor, 7075 FM 1960 W., Ste. 20, Houston
  • www.13thfloorhouston.com
Denim & Diamonds Gala

The 15th annual Denim & Diamonds Gala supports the scholarships at Inspiration Ranch, an organization that helps children overcome physical, cognitive and emotional challenges. Underwritings and sponsorships are available.
  • Sept. 16, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
  • $250
  • The Woodlands Waterway Marriott, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands
  • www.inspirationranch.org

The upcoming Oktoberfest event at the Quail Valley City Centre will celebrate a delightful atmosphere reminiscent of Bavaria. Attendees are encouraged to don their lederhosen and dirndls and immerse themselves in a truly authentic German experience. The festivities will feature a wide selection of traditional German beer and cuisine, allowing visitors to savor the flavors of the renowned Oktoberfest fare.10K, 5K

Woodforest will host a charity run that will include a 10K run/walk sponsored by Insperity Invitational and a 5K run/walk sponsored by Convergint. Attendees are welcome to enjoy a family-friendly post race party with music, food and beverages, fun jumps, snow cones, and an awards ceremony. Proceeds benefit the Woodforest Charitable Foundation.Montgomery Music in the Park

The Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce will host the inaugural Montgomery Music in the Park festival with a main stage lineup of artists, including headliner Chad Cooke Band, Hayden Haddock, Payton Howie and Tre Gauthreaux. The event will also feature more than 40 vendors, a kids area, wine and beer gardens, wine slushies, and food trucks.
  • Sept. 16, 2-10 p.m.
  • $25 (general admission), $100 (VIP access)
  • West Montgomery County Park, 16716 FM 149, Montgomery
  • www.mocomusicinthepark.com
5K and ruck march

MAD for Vets, a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to contribute to a variety of charities to support veterans, is hosting its third annual 5K and ruck march. All walkers are welcome.Fall Montgomery County Home and Outdoor Living Show

​​The fifth annual Fall Montgomery County Home and Outdoor Living Show will feature special guest appearances and over 100 exhibitors with in-home products and services on the market.
  • Sept. 16-17, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sept. 16), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sept. 17)
  • Free (children 12 and under), $8 (online), $10 (at door)
  • Lone Star Convention Center, 9055 Airport Road, Conroe
  • www.texwoodshows.com
Fiestas Patrias

A parade will be held in celebration of Mexican Independence Day and Mexican American national pride and culture. The annual event will have a DJ, mariachis, Aztec dancers, Ballet Folklorico and LED robots.
  • Sept. 17, noon-6 p.m.
  • Free (admission), $5 (parking)
  • Traders Village, 7979 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston
  • www.tradersvillage.com