Looking for something to do in the Houston area this weekend? Check out this weekend's guide!

April 28: Ward Davis concert

Wildcatter Saloon is bringing American singer and songwriter Ward Davis to Katy on April 28. Wildcatter will follow this act with grunge tribute band Stars Over Seattle on April 29. 7 p.m. $12.50-$45. Wildcatter Saloon, 26913 Katy Freeway, Katy. 281-392-2337. www.wildcattersaloon.com

April 28-May 1: “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” performance

The National Youth Theater is performing its adaptation of the 1968 film “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” at Lone Star College-Tomball, according to a news release. Students from Houston-area school districts, including Cypress, Tomball and Magnolia ISDs, will perform. 7 p.m. (April 28-29); 2 p.m., 6 p.m. (April 30-May 1). $12-$20. LSC-Tomball Performing Arts Center, 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball. 832-510-7794. www.nationalyouththeater.org


April 29-30: Magnolia Showdown BBQ Cookoff

The annual Magnolia Showdown BBQ Cookoff returns to Unity Park. Hosted by the Magnolia Festival Committee and sanctioned by the Lone Star Barbecue Society, the cook-off features categories for brisket, spare ribs, chicken and beans as well as contests for margaritas, open protein and dessert. Registration for contestants closed April 15, but the event is free and open to the public to attend. 8 a.m.-TBD (April 29), TBD (April 30). Free. 19450 Unity Park Drive, Magnolia. www.cityofmagnolia.com

April 30: Funtastik Labs activities

Locally owned business Funtastik Labs will host a day of activities for children ages 2-16 who love science. There are many things to do, including slime-making, canvas painting and Lego robotics. Parents can enter the event for free, but can work on a project too for an extra fee. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $25-$69. Funtastik Labs, 615 S. Mason Road, Katy. 281-819-6363. www.funtastiklabs.com
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April 30: Spring Festival 2022

Boys and Girls Country of Houston is hosting its Spring Festival 2022 at its Hockley location. The event will feature armadillo races, food, crafts and a basket sale. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free (admission, parking); $5 (activity passes for children age 4 and younger); $20 (activity passes for age 5 and older); $1 (food, activity tickets). Boys and Girls Country, 18806 Roberts Road, Hockley. 281-290-1288. www.boysandgirlscountry.org

April 30: Pancake Supper

The Magnolia Lions Club will host its annual Pancake Supper at Magnolia Junior High School with all-you-can-eat pancakes and a silent auction. Funds go to the Lions Club for community initiatives, such as student scholarships, eye exams and holiday support to area families in need, according to event information. 5-8 p.m. $5-$6 (children), $10-$12 (adults). Magnolia Junior High School, 31138 Nichols Sawmill Road, Magnolia. 979-709-7601. www.facebook.com/magnoliatxlionsclub


April 30: AJR and The OK Orchestra tour

AJR and The OK will play a concert at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion has a variety of events scheduled this year. Information regarding performances, ticket pricing, bag restrictions and venue policies can be found on The Pavilion website. 7:30 p.m. $30-$408. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-364-3010. www.woodlandscenter.org

May 1: Saint Matthias Catholic Church’s Annual Bazaar

Saint Matthias Catholic Church’s Annual Bazaar in Magnolia will feature a barbecue dinner as well as a raffle, live music, inflatables, midway games and bingo. Proceeds will go toward Saint Matthias’ new church building fund. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free (admission), $15 (all-day wristband passes for midway games). Saint Matthias Catholic Church, 302 S. Magnolia Blvd., Magnolia. 281-356-2000. www.st.matthias.net


May 1: Katy ISD fundraiser

The Katy subcommittee of the Houston Metro Go Texan Rodeo Committee will have a fundraiser for Katy ISD at Wildcatter Saloon. The event will include all-you-can-eat boiled crawfish and shrimp and a silent auction. 2-6 p.m. $45-$55. Wildcatter Saloon, 26913 Katy Freeway, Katy. 713-203-3399. www.wildcattersaloon.com