Jan. 25-28: Enjoy a livestock show

From Jan. 25-27, Tomball ISD will host its annual livestock show. Following the shows, the barns open Jan. 28 at 9 a.m., followed by the buckle and trophy presentation, a buyers lunch and at 2 p.m. a live auction. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. (Jan. 25-27). Free. TISD Project Barn, 19229 Northpointe Ridge Lane, Tomball. www.tomballmemorial.ffanow.org

Jan. 28: Learn to canoe

An adults-only canoe training course will be hosted by Harris County Precinct 3 through its parks program. Canoes, paddles and personal flotation devices are provided. 9-11:30 a.m. Free. Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve, 20215 Chasewood Park Drive, Houston. 713-274-4201. www.pct3.com

Jan. 28-29: Visit an art show

The Ardest Gallery is hosting “Color Play,” a solo show by artist Krista Oberg, whose work is inspired by the ocean and the movement of water. 4-6 p.m. (Jan. 28). 1-4 p.m. (Jan. 29). Free. 903 Honea Egypt Road, Magnolia. www.facebook.com/theardestgallery

Jan. 29: Enjoy a small business market

Paradigm Brewing Company’s January small business market will feature over 50 vendors and live music. The event is both kid- and pet-friendly. 11 a.m. Free. 2130 S. Persimmon Lane, Tomball. www.facebook.com/paradigmbrew