RIVER CITY CHALLENGE & ECO FEST
The annual festival celebrates the power of the paddle and the environment with music, film, kids’ activities and an expo for those who love to canoe, kayak and SUP — standup paddleboard. Larry Keel & The Natural Bridge, Sol Driven Train, Dangermuffin, Ben Prestage (pictured) and The Mobros promise “jamtastic wonders.” Paddling racers compete in 3-mile and 8-mile races around Exchange Island (under the Mathews Bridge). Reel Paddling Film Festival: 7 and 8 p.m. April 26 at the Museum of Science & History, 1025 Museum Circle, Southbank, $15. Festival, race and expo: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. April 27 at Friendship Fountain, 1015 Museum Circle, Southbank, free to attend, $42 to race, rivercitychallenge.com, reelpaddlingfilmfestival.com.