Weekend Plans to the Rescue!

Don’t be bored or stuck in the house this weekend when you can be out having so much fun! Check some of these events!

Saturday, July 8, 2017

  • Farmer’s Market at Pearland Town Center – Shop for produce and other goods from local vendors at this community farmer’s market in Pearland. 8am to noon.
  • Asian Heritage Bus Tours – Explore the rich cultural offerings and ethnic foods of Southwest Houston on a curated, half-day guided tour that explores a variety of cultural, dining, and shopping destinations in Bellaire, Harwin, and Hillcroft boulevards. $35. 10am to 2:30pm.
  • Harlem Globetrotters at NRG Arena –Catch the Harlem Globetrotters perform their world-famous basketball tricks at NRG before they dunk out of Houston and head to their next city. Tickets start at $19. 2pm and 7pm.
  • Saint Arnold Pub Crawl in Downtown– Drink your way through bars like El Big Bad, Batanga, OKRA, Molly’s Pub and more to earn a Saint Arnold pint glass at this Downtown Pub Crawl. 2pm to 6pm.
  • The Rose Shrimp Boil in Pasadena Convention Center and Municipal Fairgrounds –Support the work of breast health care organization The Rose at this family-friendly shrimp boil with live music, an auction, kid’s activities and more at The Pasadena Convention Center and Municipal Fairgrounds. Tickets start at $10. 4pm to 8pm.
  • The Market at Sawyer Yards– Shop a curated selection of specialty foods, folk art and artisan crafts during this evening market hosted by The Washington Avenue Arts District. 6pm to 10pm.
  • Introduction to Texas Wines at Houston Arboretum– Join Texas wine expert Dr. Russ Kane at the Houston Arboretum to sample and learn all about Texas wines. Tickets start at $40. 7pm to 9:30pm.
  • Houston Dash vs. Portland Thorns FC at BBVA Compass Stadium –Cheer on the Dash as they play Portland in a home game at BBVA Compass Stadium. Tickets start at $15. 7:30pm.
  • LaLa LandMovie Screening at WineStyles – Sip on wine and order some food while you watch one of the most awarded films of all time, LaLa Land starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone at WineStyles Bar. 8pm.
  • Symphonic Sights & Sounds at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion– Watch music come to life on LED screens as conductor Francesco Lecce-Chon leads the audience through familiar works performed by the Houston Symphony. Select seating is free. 8pm.
  • Splice Records Birthday Party at Big Top Lounge– Celebrate the third anniversary of Splice Records with an evening of live music at Shoeshine Charley’s Big Top Lounge in Midtown. Suggested $10 donation. 8pm.
  • TrollsMovie Screening at Discovery Green | FREE – Bring the whole family out to Discovery Green for a screening of Dreamworks’ animated movie  8:30pm.
  • Jazz & R&B Date Night at The Alley Kat– Plan a date night to The Alley Kat in Midtown for dinner and jazz and R&B music from a live band. Seats start at $20. 8:30pm.
  • Disney’s Pete’s DragonMovie Screening at Sugar Land Town Square | FREE – Set up some chairs, sit back, relax and enjoy a free showing of the Disney live-action film Pete’s Dragon at Sugar Land’s Town Square. 8:30pm.
  • More Great Things to Do All Weekend Long– Some of the biggest things to do in Houston this weekend are happening all weekend long.

Sunday, July 9, 2017

  • Bitches Who Brunch at Prohibition Supperclub & Bar– Grab a girlfriend and head to Prohibition for brunch and a show from the Moonlight Dolls. $25; 11am.
  • Mason Jar Planter DIY Workshop at Pop Shop America– Get crafty and BYOB to this workshop hosted by Pop Shop America where you’ll learn how to make a wall-mounted mason jar planter. $36. 11am to 1pm.
  • Farmers & Artisans Market and Dog Adoption Fair at Southern Star Brewery | FREE – Stop by Southern Star Brewery to shop their afternoon farmer’s market and enjoy a beer. Montgomery County Animal Shelter Texas will be on site with adoptable dogs. Noon to 4pm.
  • Ezra Charles Live at The Grand– Ezra Charles will bring the sounds of Boogie Woogie music back to the stage with this performance and dialogue at The Grand in Galveston. Tickets start at $18. 3pm.
  • Fidget and Fusion Workshop for Teens at TXRX Labs– Enroll your teen in this design workshop where they’ll learn how to use Autodesk Fusion 360 software and make a fidget spinner that TXRX Labs will 3D print. $50. 3pm to 6pm.
  • RuPaul’s Drag RaceEureka at Scandalo Nite Club – See RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 queen Eureka put on a show at Scandalo Nite Club. Tickets start at $10. 9pm.


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