A student play, a tree giveaway, a property tax help session and classical music concerts are among major events taking place around San Antonio over the final weekend of February.

‘Once Upon a Mattress’

North East School of the Arts theater students will present the musical comedy “Once Upon a Mattress,” an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "The Princess and the Pea.”
  • Feb. 22-25, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 24, 2:30 p.m.
  • $15-$20
  • NESA Performing Arts Center, L.E.E. High School, 1400 Jackson Keller Road, San Antonio
  • https://nesa.booktix.net

‘Mary Poppins Jr.’

The Warrior Theater Company from Cornerstone Christian Schools will present a middle school production of “Mary Poppins Jr.”

Home and garden show

The annual San Antonio Home and Garden Show will feature product and service vendors, exhibits, celebrities, and demonstrations related to growing and enhancing one’s home and garden. The event will include refreshments, pet adoption opportunities and a children’s workshop sponsored by Home Depot.

  • Feb. 23, noon-8 p.m.; Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-8 a.m.; Feb. 25, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • $10 adults ages 17 and older; $8 seniors ages 60 and older; free for children ages 16 and under
  • Alamodome, 100 Montana St., San Antonio
  • www.sanantoniospringhomeshow.com
Free trees

San Antonio City Council District 10 office will present a spring tree giveaway while supplies last.
  • Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-noon
  • Free
  • Northeast Senior Center, 4135 Thousand Oaks Drive, San Antonio
  • 210-207-0999
Property tax assistance

San Antonio Neighborhood and Housing Services Department will offer a program where residents can find how to lower their property tax bill. Residents must bring a valid Texas driver’s license or other state-issued ID that matches the property for which they are filing. Assistance will be provided in Spanish and American Sign Language.Star party

San Antonio Astronomical Association members will invite visitors to Phil Hardberger Park briefly view the night sky through their telescopes.

Pablo Sáinz-Villegas in concert

Local arts organization Agarita will present internationally acclaimed Spanish classical guitarist Pablo Sáinz-Villegas in concert.
  • Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m.
  • Free
  • San Antonio Botanical Garden Betty Kelso Center, 555 Funston Place, San Antonio
  • www.agarita.org
South Texas Symphonic Orchestra performance

South Texas Symphonic Orchestra will present a show featuring pianist Eymen Geylan, and a performance of works by composers that include Franz Liszt, Federico Chavez-Blanco, and Camille Saint-Saens.
  • Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m.
  • Free
  • University of Texas at San Antonio Fine Arts Building, Retama Auditorium Recital Hall, 1 UTSA Circle, San Antonio
  • http://tinyurl.com/499y8tn6
San Antonio Philharmonic performance

San Antonio Philharmonic will perform works by composers Michael Ippolito, John Corigliano and Modest Mussorgsky.LibraryPalooza

Northside ISD will present LibraryPalooza, where local middle and high school students can meet authors of works for young adults. Authors scheduled to appear include Victoria Aveyard, Gabriela Epstein, Marc Favreau, Renée Watson, Kasie West and Kelly Yang. Attendees will have an opportunity to buy books on-site, or bring them from home, and have them signed by the authors. Food will be provided for purchase, cash only, via food trucks during the lunch break.Collectors’ expo

San Antonio Collectors’ Expo will feature vendors selling, trading and buying sports and nonsports cards, comics, toys and other memorabilia. There will be door prizes and food vendors.
  • Feb. 24-25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (both days)
  • $10 per day, $15 both days
  • San Antonio Shrine Auditorium, 901 N. Loop 1604 W., San Antonio
  • www.sacollectorsexpo.com

Rock and fossil show

Vendors will display and sell a variety of rocks, gems, amethysts and other minerals, fossils and meteorites.

Author and book signing program

San Antonio Book Festival and its “Get Lit” author series will present journalist Michele Norris in conversation with Eric Castillo. She will discuss her new book, “Our Hidden Conversations: What Americans Really Think About Race and Identity.” To commemorate this event, event organizers are inviting San Antonians to participate in a version of The Race Card Project by sharing their thoughts on race. All responses are anonymous and will be displayed live at the event. An author signing will follow the conversation with book sales provided by Nowhere Bookshop.