HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The Texas Crab Festival is this weekend in Crystal Beach. It includes crab BBQ and crab legs, as well as crab gumbo contest. There will also be a full line-up of live music, a 5K run and 1K walk, a 2-step dance contest, weiner dog races, and a carnival. The three-day event raises money for the Bolivar Peninsula, schools, further education, and area non-profits. For more, www.texascrabfestival.org .
Texas Crab Festival
-Gregory Park - 2292 Hwy 87, Crystal Beach, TX
-Friday, May 8 - Sunday, May 10th
-Tickets: $10 Friday & Saturday. Sunday is free!
Join Saint Arnold Brewing Company and the Downtown District this Saturday afternoon for their 2nd Annual Bayou Jamboree and Gumbo Showdown at historic Market Square Park! There, you can enjoy beer, gumbo, Cajun cuisine, lots of horn-blowing and Cajun two-stepping. marketsquarepark.com/calendar
Bayou Jamboree & Gumbo Showdown
-Market Square Park - 301 Milam Street, Houston, TX
-Saturday, May 9th 2-6pm
-Event is Free - food and beverage sold separately
Want to learn about the city and ride your bike at the same time? The Architecture Center Houston is holding the Third Ward Bike Tour this Saturday at 10am. The tour includes discussion about the history of the neighborhood, it's future, and, of course, the architecture. aiahouston.org
Architecture Center Houston's New Third Ward Bike Tour
-Meeting point: Houston Community College "Central Campus"
-1300 Holman, Houston, TX
-Saturday, May 9th at 10am (arrive early for check-in - bikes not included)
-Proceeds go to Architecture Center Houston Foundation
Head over to Liberty this Saturday for the Country Crawdad Festival. The festival includes live music, food, arts and crafts, a corn-eating contest, and a full line of live entertainment. Kids can enjoy mutton bustin, and later in the night, adults can enjoy cowboy poker. Later that night, there will be an extreme bull riding competition. Proceeds from the bull riding go to wounded warriors. www.countrycrawdadfestival.com
County Crawdad Festival
-Liberty Fairgrounds - 321 Wallisville Rd Liberty, TX 77575
-Saturday, May 9th - Festival runs from 1pm to 7:30pm; Bull riding runs from 7:30-10pm
-Festival is free and Bull Riding event costs $10
-Proceeds from festival go to Liberty Food Bank. Proceeds from bull riding go to woundedwarriors.
If you're in the Tomball area and love cars, zoom over to the 2nd Annual Vintage Car Festival on Saturday. Along with cool, classic rides, there will be face painting, a petting zoo, food and drinks, live music, and the car and truck art of Edward Charles Holtgraver. www.fpctomball.org
2nd Annual Vintage Car Festival
-First Presbyterian Church of Tomball
-30410 State Hwy 249, Tomball, TX 77375
-May 9th - 10am to 4pm
-Event is Free!
Plenty of weekend happenings all around Houston
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