Make the most of your week with our top 12 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, August 14 to Sunday, August 20, 2017.
Happening in Houston This Week
Also in August 2017
Hear a concert from Ed Sheeran, Deep Purple and Alice Cooper, Betty Who and more, order off a Houston Restaurant Weeks menu, make your next date night a cooking class at Brennan’s, bike to three breweries on a Heights brewery tour and more happening this week in Houston.
Top 12 Things to Do This Week in Houston
- Houston Restaurant Weeks at Participating Restaurants Around Houston | Daily – Dine out for a good cause all month as part of this annual city-wide fundraiser for the Houston Food Bank. Restaurants will be offering prix fixe menus for brunch, lunch, and dinner. Times, prices, and locations vary.
- Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble in Concert at Walter’s Downtown | Monday, August 14 – Indie rock artist and former lead singer of Stereolab, Laetitia Sadier is heading to Houston with her new group Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble for a show at Walter’s Downtown. $12. 8:30pm.
- Houston Astros Home Games at Minute Maid Park | Wednesday, August 17 to Sunday, August 20 – Get loud for the Astros when they take the field to play the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Oakland Athletics in back-to-back series at Minute Maid Park. Tickets start at $15, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. Times vary.
- Broc Cellars Wine Dinner at The Pass & Provisions | Wednesday, August 16 – The Pass & Provisions will host California winemaker Chris Brockway of Broc Cellars for a six-course wine dinner. $105. 6:30pm.
- Deep Purple & Alice Cooper in Concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Friday, August 18 – Get ready to rock out with Deep Purple, Alice Cooper, and special guest The Edgar Winter Band when they take the stage for their Long Goodbye Tour at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Tickets start at $18, but you may find limited discounted tickets. 6:30pm.
- L’Italiana in Algeri at The MATCH | Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19 – Experience the opera L’Italiana in Algeri in an intimate setting at The MATCH when Operativo Houston performs a new take on this piece from Rossini. Tickets are $27. 7:30pm both nights.
- The Houston Food Fest at Hermann Square | Saturday, August 19 – Head Downtown to sample food from more than 50 local vendors and jam to live music from acts like Soul Creatures and Ruben Moreno & Zydeco Re-evolution at The Houston Food Fest. Tickets start at $5. Noon to 10pm.
- Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots at NRG Stadium | Saturday, August 19 – The Texans will play their first home preseason game against the champs of Super Bowl LI, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots at NRG. Tickets start at $33, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s online resale market. 7pm.
- Ed Sheeran in Concert at Toyota Center | Saturday, August 19 – Act fast to get your ticket to see Grammy Award-winning artist Ed Sheeran perform songs like “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill” from his latest album Divide at Toyota Center. James Blunt will open. This show is sold out, but you may find limited seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 7:30pm.
- Betty Who in Concert at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday, August 19 – See Betty Who perform live with opening acts Geographer and Jackson Harris at White Oak Music Hall on the Near Northside. Tickets start at $20. 8pm.
- Flea at Silver Street | Saturday and Sunday – Shop at the Summer Flea at Silver Street, an upscale flea market featuring an eclectic mix of vintage, handmade, original design, jewelry, art, home decor, and local foods. Tickets are $5 and kids 12 and under get in free. 10am to 6pm each day.
- Heights Bike Trail Brewery Tour | Sunday, August 20 – Pedal along the Heights Bike Trail and visit Eureka Heights, Holler, and Platypus Breweries in any order for this brewery tour. Sample specially hopped brews and receive stamps that can be redeemed for a Heights brewery branded water bottle. There’s no purchase necessary for a stamp, but let’s face it, after biking all afternoon, a cold beer wouldn’t hurt. Noon to 8pm.
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