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

Sept. 16-18: Mexican Independence Day celebration

Houston Premium Outlets is celebrating Mexican Independence Day with different offers and discounts. Shoppers are invited to shop Houston Premium Outlets as stores will be offering special deals of up to 65% off top brands throughout the weekend to celebrate. Shoppers who spend $350 or more at participating retailers will receive a free garment bag, travel sewing kit and toiletry bag. Free (admission). Houston Premium Outlets, 29300 Hempstead Road, Cypress. 281-304-5820. www.premiumoutlets.com/outlet/houston

Sept. 16-18: “Betrayal” play

The Texas Repertory Theater Co. opens its newest show “Betrayal.” The play, written by Harold Pinter, dives into the nature of relationships as it follows formerly married couple Emma and Robert, and her affair with Robert’s friend Jerry. As the play unfolds in reverse chronology, secrets are revealed, and the nature of love is questioned. 8 p.m. $35. Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, 611 Higgins St., Humble. 281-446-4140. www.texasreptheatre.com

Sept. 16: Brew at the Zoo

Guests can try over 30 different types of beer at the Brew at the Zoo event, which also features live music, animals, games and a pool where attendees can relax with their drinks. 6-10 pm. $35. Houston Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston. 713-533-6500. www.houstonzoo.org

Sept. 16: Shoot Out Hunger

The Montgomery County Food Bank is hosting its 10th annual Shoot Out Hunger event, a charity clay-shooting tournament. The tournament also features an auction, a raffle, breakfast and lunch. 7:30 a.m.-noon. $50 (nonshooting guests), $300 (participants). 11400 FM 2854, Conroe. 936-271-8822. www.mcfoodbank.org

Sept. 16: Michael Jackson impersonator

Michael Jackson impersonator Danny Dash Andrews will bring the singer’s greatest hits to the Sugar Land Town Square main stage. Guru Burger will also sell grilled burgers during the event. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free (admission). Sugar Land Town Square, 2711 Plaza Drive, Sugar Land. 281-242-2000. www.sugarlandtownsquare.com

Sept. 16: Park After Dark Night Hike

Attendees age 4 and older can learn about animals that thrive at night at the Park After Dark Night Hike. Adults are welcome to participate, but space is limited. Registration is required, and a flashlight and bug spray are recommended. 8-9 p.m. $10. Hana and Arthur Ginzbarg Nature Discovery Center, 7112 Newcastle Drive, Bellaire. 713-667-6550. www.naturediscoverycenter.org

Sept. 16: Senior living info session

Join Fort Bend County Libraries for information about senior living, Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care insurance and veteran benefits. Liz McNeel, a senior real estate specialist and certified senior housing professional, along with a panel of guest speakers will unpack what each benefit option covers. 10:30 a.m. Free. University Branch Library, 14010 University Blvd., Sugar Land. 281-633-5100. www.fortbend.lib.tx.us

Sept. 16: “Urban Impressions: Experiencing the Global Contemporary Metropolis” opening

Guests are welcomed to the opening of “Urban Impressions: Experiencing the Global Contemporary Metropolis.” Art from painter Rick Lowe, sculptor Rana Begum and contemporary visual artist Julie Mehretu focus on the overarching aspects of urban life. 6-8 p.m. Free. Moody Center for the Arts, 6100 Main St., Houston. 713-348-2787. www.moody.rice.edu

Sept. 16-Nov. 4: “The Evolution of Beauty” exhibit

Cypress resident and artist Cassandra Bohne-Linnard creates art through painting and commemorating the lives of rare butterflies. Bohne’s exhibition “The Evolution of Beauty” will feature butterfly wall clocks and paintings. 6-9 p.m. Free. 1305 Sterrett St., Houston. 713-498-3015. www.bisonggallery.com

Sept. 16-17: Autumn Acres Gift Market

Get started on holiday shopping and decorating by browsing handcrafted items from local vendors at the Autumn Acres Gift Market hosted by the Home for the Holidays Gift Market. Proceeds go to local charities. Tickets are valid all weekend, and food trucks will be on site. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $5 (admission). Gerald D. Young Center & L.D. Robinson Pavilion, 5825 Katy Hockley Cut Off Road, Katy. 281-788-4297. www.homefortheholidaysgiftmarket.com

Sept. 17: Casino night

Reach Unlimited is hosting a casino night to benefit the nonprofit. The event touts an upscale casual dress code with diamonds, denim and boots as the standard. 7-10 p.m. $150. A Thousand Oaks Events & Retreats, 17011 Steinhagen Road, Cypress. 281-213-2582. www.reachunlimited.org

Sept. 17: Charity run

The Woodforest National Bank Charitable Foundation is hosting its 12th annual charity run at Heritage Place. Events include a 5K run, a 10K run and a dash for children. 7:40-10:15 a.m. $10 (children’s dash), $30 (5K), $35 (10K). 500 Collins St., Conroe. www.woodforest.com

Sept. 17: Precinct 4 Classic Car Show

Harris County Precinct 4 has teamed up with Niftee 50ees Classic Cruisers to present a free classic car show. Come cruise back in time, checking out a bevy of classic cars from 1979 and earlier as Niftee 50ees celebrates its 20th anniversary of serving the classic car community. There will also be children’s crafts, games, a petting zoo and pony rides. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Hockley Recreational Complex, 28515 Old Washington Road, Hockley. 281-496-2177. https://hcp4.net/parks/hockley-recreational-complex

Sept. 17: Margaritaville Market

The seasonal Margaritaville Market will return to Margaritaville Lake Resort’s Palm Court. A variety of local artisans and vendors will be selling their goods. 4-8 p.m. Free (admission). 600 Margaritaville Parkway, Montgomery. www.margaritaville.com

Sept. 17: Brew:30 Taphouse Oktoberfest

Brew:30 Taphouse is hosting Oktoberfest with 10 breweries, food from the Berlin Food Factory and live polka music from The Homebrewed Brass Ensemble. Admission includes a commemorative mug and 12 beer tasting tokens. 4-8 p.m. $25. Brew:30 Taphouse, 15914 Telge Road, Cypress. 281-516-9315. www.brew30taphouse.com

Sept. 17: Around the World in 180 Minutes

Bridgewood Farms is hosting its 55th anniversary celebration with its 13th annual Around the World in 180 Minutes wine tasting event. Proceeds will benefit Bridgewood’s work supporting adults with disabilities. 6-9 p.m. $100. 12244 Serenity Rose Drive, Conroe. 936-856-6460. www.bridgewoodfarms.org

Sept. 17: Houston Jazz Festival

The Houston Jazz Festival comes to Miller Outdoor Theatre with performances from The Cookers and Nellie McKay. The works of artist Jack Whitten will also be on display. 8 p.m. Free. Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston. 281-373-3386. www.milleroutdoortheatre.com

Sept. 17: Contour drawing class

In an interactive class hosted by the Women in Visual and Literary Arts, participants will learn from Shirl Riccetti about how contour lines can bring out objects in drawings. Supplies will be provided. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $30. Richard & Meg Weekley Community Center, 8440 Greenhouse Road, Cypress. www.wivla.org

Sept. 17: Fall Festival

Join the Sugar Land Branch of the Fort Bend County library system for a Fall Festival. Attendees can make crafts, get face paint and play autumn-themed games. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. Sugar Land Branch Library, 550 Eldridge Road, Sugar Land. 281-238-2140. www.fortbend.lib.tx.us

Sept. 17: Pickleball tournament

The D. Bradley McWilliams YMCA will hold a pickleball tournament to benefit the YMCA’s Be the Change Annual Campaign. Partners will be random for the first five rounds, and all rounds will be held indoors. 8 a.m. (women), 1 p.m. (men). $30 (includes T-shirt). D. Bradley McWilliams YMCA, 19915 Hwy. 249, Houston. 281-469-1481. www.ymcahouston.org

Sept. 17: Blue Plate Gala

The Blue Bow Foundation is holding a Blue Plate Gala to support the spouses of police officers. The dress code is semiformal, and officers can nominate their partners for the spouse of the year award, which will be presented at the event. 6-10 p.m. $100-$1,000. Lindsay Lakes, 16536 Mueschke Road, Cypress. 281-799-1131. www.bluebow.org

Sept. 17: Paws Fest

LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch is calling all dog lovers and puppy parents as they gear up to host the second annual Paws Fest. The dog-friendly festival will include a day filled with countless canine activities, including DockDogs competitions, live music, a dog costume parade, an obedience demo and more. Similar to last year, the DockDogs competitions taking place during Paws Fest will serve as their only “National Sportsmen’s Series” event to be held in Texas this year. Guests can watch the series of high-flying canine contests in front of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy. 281-395-5533. www.lacenterra.com

Sept. 17: Oktoberfest

The Missouri City Parks & Recreation Department will host Oktoberfest at Quail Valley City Centre. Attendees can enjoy traditional German beer, food, music, games and competitions. 4-7 p.m. Free. Quail Valley City Centre, 2880 La Quinta Drive, Missouri City. 281-403-8637. www.missouricitytx.gov

Sept. 17: Hot Wheels Skate event

Hot Wheels Skate is teaming up with Nitro Circus for a pro skateboarding demo and fingerboarding event. Kids can learn to skate or hone their skills with top Nitro Circus pros. Skate clinics are for kids ages 5-16. Skate clinic admission will be first come, first served. All skate clinic participants must provide their own skateboard, helmet and pads. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free. Walmart Friendswood, 150 W. El Dorado Blvd., Houston. 281-480-6134. www.walmart.com/store/1062-friendswood-tx

Sept: 17: Bat Fest

The first-ever “Bat Fest” features educational booths, crafts for children and live animals, all in celebration of bats. The event also features a blood drive with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Houston Arboretum, 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston. 713-681-8433. www.houstonarboretum.org

Sept. 17-Oct. 9: “Trouble in Mind” play

Set in 1957, “Trouble in Mind” follows Black actress Willeta Mayer, who can be the lead role in a Broadway play if she gives up her principles. 7:30 p.m. (Thu.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.). $10-plus. Main Street Theater, 2540 Times Blvd., Houston. 713-524-6706. www.mainstreettheater.com