Pay tribute to veterans, meet characters from Sesame Street: 5 things to do in The Woodlands this weekend—Nov. 9-11

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Discover new ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle at The Woodlands Farmer’s Market
Nov. 10

The Woodlands Township’s 3R Bazaar will take place at the farmer’s market this year. Check out art made with repurposed material or make your own upcycled masterpieces. Bring batteries, used clothing and toothbrushes to be recycled. Free. 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. 281-210-3800. The Woodlands Farmer’s Market at Grogan’s Mill, 7 Switchbud Place, The Woodlands. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/3rbazaar

Raise funds and awareness for heart disease
Nov. 10

The Montgomery County Heart Association strives to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Join walkers along the 3-mile route and raise funds for this organization. Registration required. Free. 8 a.m. (check in), 9 a.m. (walk starts) 866-430-9255. Northshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands. www.heart.org

Superhero run supports CASA of Montgomery County
Nov. 10

This event features a 5k run and a 1-mile run through W. G. Jones State Forest. Participants can enjoy the Hero Headquarters at the event, which will feature sponsor tents, food and beverages and engaging activities for children. All proceeds benefit CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County. 7-10.30 a.m. $40 (general admission) $25 (1-mile race), $35 (5K race). The Woodlands Christian Academy, 5800 Academy Way, The Woodlands. 936-441-5437. www.casaspeaks4kids.com/newsandevents/superherorun

Honor those who serve at The Woodlands Township Veterans Day Tribute
Nov. 11

The Woodlands Township invites the community to honor military men and women at the annual Veterans Day Tribute. The township’s tribute will include a presentation of colors and musical performances. Brig. Gen. Henry Ostermann, United States Army Reserve ambassador, will serve as the keynote speaker. Attendees are encouraged to bring donations for the care package drop-off booth, to be shipped to troops abroad. Free. 4:30- 5.30 p.m. 281-210-3800. Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/veteransday

Meet the Sesame Street gang at the 23rd annual Children’s Festival at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Nov. 10-11

This year’s theme is ‘Sunny Days’ and features live performances by Sesame Street characters. The event also includes a “Touch a Truck” trail, a rock wall, face painting, arts and crafts, live music and more. $10. Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday: 12-5 p.m.The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr, The Woodlands. www.woodlandscenter.org/events-performing arts/featured/2018/childrens-festival

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