5 things to do in the Greater Houston area this weekend, March 23-26

The 31st annual Texas Crawfish & Music Festival will take place at Preservation Park in Old Town Spring April 29-30.

The 31st annual Texas Crawfish & Music Festival will take place at Preservation Park in Old Town Spring April 29-30.

Check out music, crawfish and various festivals that are happening in the Greater Houston area this weekend.

Blink-182 at Rodeo Houston
Thursday, March 23
Blink-182—the upbeat, punk-rock band that rose to fame in the 1990s—will make their Rodeo Houston debut March 23. Top hits from the group include “She’s Out of Her Mind,” “All the Small Things” and “What’s My Age Again.” Enjoy rodeo events and concerts before the Houston Rodeo comes to an end Sunday. $18-$300. 6:45 p.m. NRG Stadium, NRG Parkway, Houston. 832-667-1080. www.rodeohouston.com

Q-shi Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Watch Party
Friday, March 24
Q-Shi BBQ and Sushi was recently visited by Guy Fieri, host of The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. The party will feature a sneak peek tasting, small plates and hors d’oeuvres, as well as t-shirt and gift card giveaways. $20 per person. 8-11 p.m. Q-Shi BBQ and Sushi, 1491 Spring Cypress Road, Spring. 281-223-1599. www.eventbrite.com. www.bbqsushi.com


Pin It Expo
Saturday-Sunday, March 25-26
The Woodlands will host a Pinterest-inspired shopping market this weekend. Over 150 unique vendors will be onsite, and hands on DIY workshops will be open for shoppers to create and take home popular projects. $5 (general admission), $39.99 (one day pass). 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. www.pinitexpo.com

Houston Holi Festival
Saturday, March 25
The Hindu Color Festival will take over Houston this weekend. Live performances from Jay Sean, DJ Impact and Bolly X from New York City. Festivities include a color rave, DJ spinoff, carnival rides and a foam party. $12. Noon-5 p.m. Houston Farm and Ranch, 1 Abercrombie Drive, Houston. 281-227-6874. www.houstonholifest.eventbrite.com www.houstonholi.com

Country Corner Crawfish Boil
Saturday, March 25
This family-friendly event will feature no shortage of crawfish and live music. Cajun music will begin at 4 p.m. with Cory and Lisa McCauley. Brian Marshall and band will perform at 6 p.m. $10-$25. 3-11 p.m. Country Corner, 17943 Grant Road, Cypress. 281-255-8029.
By Beth Marshall
Born and raised in Montgomery County, Beth Marshall graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in business. Originally hired as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in 2016, she became editor of the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition in October 2017.


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