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Photo: Courtesy Photo Image 1of/3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 The comedy troupe Doomsday Wrestling has been described as being like the WWE but intentionally funny. The comedy troupe Doomsday Wrestling has been described as being like the WWE but intentionally funny. Photo: Courtesy Photo Image 2 of 3 Eric Dieckman in character as wrestler Bill “The Thrill” Korczynski of Doomsday Wrestling, a…

Wrestling in the park

Doomsday Wrestling, which has been body slamming for laughs since 2003, will bring its unique comedy to downtown’s Market Square Park this week. The family-friendly event promises wrestling, music and mayhem.

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: 301 Milam

Information: doomsdaywrestling.com

Cajun festival

Spicy food, zydeco music and plenty of dancing are the enticements of the 21st annual Bayou City Cajun Festival at Traders Village. Headliners include Nathan & the Zydeco Chas Chas and Step Rideau. Free admission, but parking is $4.

When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Where: 7979 N. Eldridge

Information: tradersvillage.com

Houston Pet Expo

Shop, learn and play at this event at the Pasadena Convention Center that will feature dozens of pet-rescue groups. Experts will be on hand to discuss training, grooming and traveling with your pet. See obedience and lure-chasing demonstrations and get your pet’s nails trimmed for free.

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Where: 7902 Fairmont, Pasadena

Information: houstonpetexpo.com

All eyes are on the prairie chicken

Booming-N-Blooming, the 22nd annual celebration of Attwater’s prairie chicken, will offer walking tours of the Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge, Native American dance demonstrations, an art contest and special presentations.

When: 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Where: FM 3013 between Sealy and Eagle Lake

Information: fws.gov

Barefoot Bands in the Park

Enjoy contemporary pop and country tunes at Barefoot Bands in the Park. In addition to music, there will be kids’ activities and food trucks. Featured entertainers include Amy Andrews, DeDe and the Daydreams and Cody Bryan. Blankets and picnics are encouraged at the event in Spring’s Barefoot Park.

When: Noon-4 p.m. Saturday

Where: 28400 Rose Vervain, Spring

Information: harmony-houston.com


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