Make the most of your week with our top 15 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, February 27 to Sunday, March 5, 2017.
Happening in Houston This Week
Top 15 Things This Week
Also in February 2017
Hang out with other cycling enthusiasts at the Houston Bike Summit, learn how to break down an entire hog at Ritual, walk to support AIDS service organizations in Houston, close out Mardi Gras 2017 with Fat Tuesday celebrations, party all weekend at the Houston Rodeo BBQ contest and more happening this week in Houston.
Top 15 Things to Do This Week in Houston
- Houston Bike Summit at Saint Arnold Brewery | Monday, February 27 – Learn more about Houston’s cycling community at this event where you can check out a bike and ride expo, mingle with other cycling enthusiasts, enjoy Saint Arnold brews, hear a keynote address from Chief of Police Art Acevedo and more. Tickets start at $10, not including ticket fees. 5pm to 8pm.
- Whole Hog Butcher Demo at Ritual | Monday, February 27 – Felix Flores of Black Hill Meats and Ritual will walk you through the steps of breaking down an entire hog. Then you’ll process it into sausage and take home three pounds to enjoy at home. $65. 5pm to 8pm.
- Houston Rockets vs. Indiana Pacers at Toyota Center | Monday, February 27 – Cheer loud for the Rockets when they hit the court to play the Pacers at Toyota Center. Tickets start at $20, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 6pm.
- Fat Tuesday Events Around Houston | Tuesday, February 28 – Close out the Mardi Gras festivities at Fat Tuesday parties in Galveston, the Mardi Gras-themed Rice Farmers Market, Bands, Beads and Bugs at BB’s and more. Times, prices and locations vary.
- Go Texan Day & Roundup at Houston City Hall | Tuesday, February 28 | FREE – Head Downtown for an afternoon of music, food, and games in celebration of Go Texan Day. Noon.
- Some Light Emerges Preview at Rothko Chapel | Tuesday, February 28 | FREE – Get the first look at the chamber opera Some Light Emerges and hear an artist talk and performance at this preview event at Rothko Chapel. Registration required. 7pm to 9pm.
- Edible Houston’s Local Hero Awards at Prohibition Supperclub & Bar | Wednesday, March 1 – Celebrate the culinary talent in Houston at this awards ceremony hosted by Edible Houston featuring wine and beer, bites, and live music. Tickets start at $30, not including ticket fees. 6pm to 9pm.
- Kyra Fashion Show at Ronin Art House | Thursday, March 2 | FREE to Attend – Houston-based fashion line Kyra will launch their Spring 2017 collection at this fashion show at Ronin Art House. 7pm.
- The Lumineers in Concert at Smart Financial Centre | Thursday, March 2 | WIN VIP Tickets – Sing along to “Hey Ho” as the Denver-based folk rock band performs in Houston for one night only. Download the JamFeed app and follow the band and you might win two VIP tickets to the show. 7pm.
- World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest at NRG Park | Thursday, March 2 to Saturday, March 4 – The Houston Rodeo is back and it will kick off with a three-day BBQ contest with live music and carnival rides. $15. Thursday 5pm to 11pm; Friday noon to 11pm; Saturday 9am to 11pm.
- Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic at Minute Maid Park | Friday, March 3 to Sunday, March 5 – Watch teams like TCU, Texas A&M, Ole Miss, and Texas Tech go head-to-head in this weekend tournament of college baseball at Minute Maid Park. Tickets start at $19, not including ticket fees. Friday and Saturday noon; Sunday 10am.
- Art Swap at Lawndale Art Center | Saturday, March 4 | FREE to Attend – Bring your artistic creations to Lawndale Art Center to trade with other artists and collectors while you stroll around the grounds and enjoy refreshments. 10am to 2pm.
- Houston Dynamo vs. Seattle Sounders at BBVA Compass Stadium | Saturday, March 4 – Get loud for the Dynamo as Brad Evans, Chad Marshall and the rest of the Seattle Sounders take the field in this match at BBVA Compass Stadium. Tickets start at $25, but you may find cheaper of better seats on TicketNetwork’s online resale market. 7:30pm.
- Houston Rockets vs. Memphis Grizzlies at Toyota Center | Saturday, March 4 – The Grizzlies will invade Toyota Center as they take on the Houston Rockets for this game. Tickets start at $20, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s online resale market. 8pm.
- AIDS Walk Houston 2017 at Sam Houston Park | Sunday, March 5 | FREE to Attend – Support local AIDS service organizations while walking for a cause at the annual AIDS Walk Houston in Downtown. While this event is free to attend, guests must register and fundraising is strongly encouraged. Noon.
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