Friday-Sunday, April 7-9
Waterway Arts Festival
In its 12th year, the three-day festival juries in 225 national and regional artists in 14 medium categories. Visitors meet and interact with artists, enjoy delicious food, craft beer, watch Art of Food demonstrations, listen to live music on four stages, and enjoy art in the community with demonstrations and hands-on activities for every age. All proceeds benefit year-round community and education outreach programs of Because Art Matters. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (Fri.), 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sat.), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sun.). $15 (unlimited festival pass online), $17 (unlimited festival pass at the door), $75 (terrace hospitality pass). Town Green Park and along the Woodlands Waterway, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 832-745-3560.

Saturday, April 8
Grand Opening
BZ Honey opens April 8 at 405 E. Main St., Tomball. The store and apiary offers fresh local honey and honey products from hives in Tomball, Cypress and Katy, along with beeswax candles and lip balm made on-site, candles and beekeeping tools such as hive boxes, smokers, veils, jackets and gloves. Beekeeping classes and live bees are also available. 832-292-3086.

Saturday, April 8
18th annual Spring Fling
The annual family-friendly event and car show is hosted by Magnolia Apostolic Tabernacle. Classic and modern cars from all over the area travel to the show. The event also includes children's games, a garage sale, vendors and a live auction. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free (admission). 18235 FM 1488, Magnolia. 281-252-8502. 

Saturday, April 8
Adopt & Shop
The pet adoption event features various craft and merchandise vendors, children's Easter activities, and rescue groups with adoptable animals present. Rescue groups expected for the event include Houston Animal Rescue Team, Abandoned Animal Rescue and CAMO Rescue. AAR will also host a low-cost animal vaccination clinic during the event. 2-6 p.m. Free (admission). District 2•4•9 Sports Bar, 2338 Hwy. 249, Tomball. 

Saturday, April 8
7th annual 5K Bunny Run and 1 Mile Kids Walk
The city of Tomball's annual event begins at the historic Depot and winds throughout the downtown area. The event includes prizes for best "blinged-out" bunny ears, music, a mascot dash and vendors. 8 a.m. (5K), 9 a.m. (1 Mile). $15 (ages 10 and younger), $20 (1 Mile), $25 (5K), Historic Tomball Depot, 201 S. Elm St. 281-351-5484.

Sunday, April 9
Cross dedication
The Cross of Tomball will be dedicated on Palm Sunday. The event, held at the foot of the 125-foot cross, is open to the public. Local resident and Tomball business owner Paula Whitaker orchestrated the construction of the Cross of Tomball, which serves as both a religious monument and as a memorial to her son, Ryan. 6:30 p.m. Free. River of Praise Church, 13215 Boudreaux Estates Drive, Tomball.