Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Cassidy Irish Pub’s annual block party on Peoples Street or catch a Saturday evening showing of Steel Magnolias at the Aurora Arts Theatre.
St. Paddy’s Festival
Come out and celebrate the 6th annual St. Paddy’s Festival at Cassidy’s Irish Pub. The festival spans two days and will feature more than 20 bands and Celtic dance groups to entertain, arts and crafts, and 40+ food trucks and vendors spread out over four blocks. Friday & Saturday, 5 p.m.-11:59 p.m., 300 Peoples St.
Al Amin Temple Shrine Circus
Looking for an event that the whole family can enjoy? The Al Amin Temple Shrine Circus is a classic choice. The show has plenty of exotic animals and the opportunity to meet the circus stars. Friday, 7:30 p.m., 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd., 826-4700, americanbankcenter.com
The Aurora Arts Theatre presents a story of friendship and trust that unfolds at a homegrown beauty salon. Steel Magnolias
follows six very different women who come together to share their secrets, fears, and love for one another during various life events such as weddings, funerals, divorces and so much more. Tickets start at $16. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., 5635 Everhart Rd., 851-9700, auroraartstheatre.com
Guild Hall: Adventures in the Art
This exhibition is from the Guild Hall Museum and includes 73 works of art by 40 artists, including paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, and mixed media works. Needless to say, there’s plenty for you to discover and discuss. Sunday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd., 825-3500, artmuseumofsouthtexas.org.