Browse a farmers market, see a concert: 6 Easter weekend ideas in The Woodlands, April 19-21

Family-friendly activities abound this holiday weekend in The Woodlands.

Family-friendly activities abound this holiday weekend in The Woodlands.

Easter Sunday is this weekend, and here are a few events to consider whether you are celebrating the holiday or just looking for something to do with the family.

1. Visit the Children's Museum
Friday-Saturday

The Woodlands Children’s Museum presents its EggTivities celebration featuring a chance for children to create a bunny mask, dye eggs and make other crafts. The Easter Bunny will be available periodically for visits.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. $7. The Woodlands Children's Museum, 4775 West Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands. 281-465-0955. woodlandschildrensmuseum.org

2. Browse a flea market
Saturday

The Woodlands Village Associations' flea market is held at the Town Center Parking Garage. Proceeds benefit village associations' scholarships and programs.

7-10:30 a.m. Free. Town Center Parking Garage, Lake Robbins and Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3976. www.woodlandsfleamarket.org

3. Attend a farmers' market
Saturday
The weekly farmers' market is sponsored by the Grogan's Village Village Association.

8 a.m.-noon. Free. Grogan's Mill Shopping Center, 7 Switchbud Place, The Woodlands.
www.grogansmill.org

4. Participate in the Ironkids Fun Run
Saturday

The Ironkids Fun Run offers young athletes the opportunity to feel the excitement of competition while enjoying the outdoors and promoting healthy living. Each athlete receives a race bib, finisher shirt, medal and the Ironkid designation.

9:30 a.m. $20. Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 813-868-5940. www.ironkids.com

5. See The Houston Symphony play Tom Petty songs
Friday-Saturday

The Houston Symphony presents music of Tom Petty at the Cynthia Mitchel Woods Pavilion.

8 p.m. Ticket prices vary. Cynthia Mitchell Woods Pavilion, 2005 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands. 281-364-3010. www.woodlandscenter.org

6. Celebrate with an Easter Sunday brunch
Sunday

An Easter Sunday fixed-price menu is available along with a special children’s menu.

11 a.m.-4 p.m. $45 (adult) $7 (child). Jasper’s The Woodlands, 9595 Six Pines Drive, Ste. 900, The Woodlands. 281-298-6600. www.abacusjaspers.com
By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.


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