In addition to the annual arts festival on The Woodlands Waterway, here are several other outdoor events happening this weekend.

April 14-16: See local arts on display

Fidelity Investments The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival features an outdoor, jury-selected arts show with more than 200 local and national artists. The event includes live music, entertainment and food.
  • 1-5 p.m. (April 14),10 a.m.-6 p.m. (April 15), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (April 16)
  • $11-$16 (daily), $28 (weekend)
  • The Woodlands Waterway and Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands
April 14: Explore Lake Woodlands on a water bike

Visitors can head to Riva Row Boat House to see Lake Woodlands by moonlight on a water bike. Water bikes will be decorated with lights to provide illumination. Preregistration is required to participate. Water bikes are for single riders only.
  • 8:15-9:15 p.m.
  • $45 (per water bike rental)
  • Riva Row Boat House, 2101 Riva Row, The Woodlands
  • 281-210-3965.
April 15: Enjoy cars and coffee with Conroe ISD

Conroe ISD will hold its inaugural districtwide Cars & Coffee event at Woodforest Bank Stadium. The event is open to the public. Hosted by The Woodlands High School Automotive Club, it will will feature a diverse collection of cars, trucks and motorcycles as well as first responder emergency vehicles from the community also on display. Food trucks such as El Barrio BBQ will be at the event, and vendors include Kool Kids Die Cast Collectibles, Mickey Thompson Tires, Jax Wax Car Care and Oishii Imports. There is no charge or registration to enter a vehicle in the show, but participants with vehicles should arrive before the show begins.
  • 7:30-8 a.m. (vehicle exhibitors), 8-11 a.m. (show)
  • Free
  • Woodforest Bank Stadium, 19115 David Memorial Drive, Shenandoah

April 15: Run with the kids and the family pet

A fun run and doggie dash are held at Northshore Park a week before the Ironman Texas event in The Woodlands. The CMH Ironkids Texas Fun Run is open to children, from infants who can crawl to age 17. Children receive a T-shirt, medal, racing bib and a goodie bag, and one adult can run with a child for free, according to Ironman Texas. A doggie dash follows the events with two short races. T-shirts for dogs are available, and proceeds benefit Operation Pets Alive. Vendors and games will be available for all family members.

  • 9:30 a.m. (Ironkids event), 10:30 a.m. (doggie dash)
  • $25
  • Northshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands
  • Register here