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THE WOODLANDS, TX – Quote of the week: “God invented whiskey to keep the Irish from taking over the world.” — Unknown
We’re halfway through Lent and St. Patrick’s Day looms large – so large that we’ll have a separate list of things to do to celebrate that green day – and Spring Break for most is in full swing this week (something else that we have a separate list for). Here’s Woodlands Online’s list of the Top 5 things you and/or the family are going to want to participate in.
Thursday, March 16
Florida’s Funniest winner and America’s Got Talent alumni Cam Bertrand takes the stage at Dosey Doe Breakfast, BBQ & Whiskey Bar tonight. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. – come early; the kitchen will be open! – and Cam takes the stage at 8:30. Please note that this concert will take place at the Dosey Doe Breakfast, BBQ & Whiskey Bar. Don't delay! Tickets purchased at the door on the day of the show will be an additional $5.
Friday - Sunday, March 17 - 19
It’s the final weekend of Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and for the final time this year The Woodlands Express offers riders a convenient trip to the event. The Woodlands Express, the Township’s Park and Ride transportation service, will ferry riders from Sawdust Park and Ride, 701 Westridge Road, to NRG Stadium for the Bar-B-Que Contest and during each weekend of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, allowing attendees to enjoy all the fun without all the frustration of parking and driving. The cost of round-trip transportation to the event is $13 per person. Reservations are required. The Woodlands Express regular tickets are not valid for this service.
Saturday, March 18
It’s Opening Night of the 2023 Waterway Nights – Spring Series starting at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy live music by local and regional performers in the picturesque setting of Waterway Square at Waterway Nights. Taking place in the spring and summer, Waterway Nights makes for an eventful night out in The Woodlands Town Center. Tonight’s inaugural band is Beetle (unsurprisingly, a Beatles cover band). Free and open to the public!
Saturday - Sunday, March 18 - 19
The YMCA at Branch Crossing is hosting March Madness today! Hold on; not the ‘real’ March Madness, but one that’s more fun because your teens get to play. The March Madness Co-Ed 3v3 Basketball Tournament for teens aged 14 - 19 is taking place all weekend, hosted by YMCA Teen L.I.F.E. (leadership, inspiration, fellowship, education) program. Finalists from Saturday’s games will play for all the marbles (so to speak) at the Downtown Houston YMCA on Sunday. Slots may be filled for participants, but those hoopsters sure would love having you come out to cheer them on.
Sunday, March 19
Want to end your Spring Break on a high note? Head over to Northshore Park for Concert in the Park, the free concert series composed for the entire family. This weekend, variety band A Sure Thing will be playing. Also, as part of the themed Spring Break Fest, swing by The Woodlands Township tent for a craft that’ll wrap up your Spring Break in style.