Plan Your Weekend: July 10 to July 13, 2014

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Make the most of your weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, July 10 to Sunday, July 13, 2014.

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All Weekend Long

Thursday, July 10

Friday, July 11

Saturday, July 12

Sunday, July 13[/quote_box_right]Whether your weekend is completely open or you’re just trying to slot in an event or tow, we’re here to help you fill in your open spaces with our Weekend Guide, featuring great things to do Houston this weekend.

Things to Do All Weekend

  • Final Days of Magritte Exhibit at the Menil Collection | FREE | Daily – See the Menil’s exhibit Memories of a Voyage: The Late Work of René Magritte for the first or final time. The exhibit will close after Sunday, July 13.
  • David Mamet’s Oleanna at Queensbury Theatre | Thursday through Saturday – See a provocative, unpredictable and occasionally disturbing exploration of sexual politics in academia at this production a classic work from David Mamet. 8pm nightly.
  • Sealybration | Friday through Sunday – Join in a weekend of live country and zydeco music. All ages will enjoy the carnival, BBQ cook-off, parade, car show, tractor show, beanbag tournament, chicken poop bingo, 5K/1K fun runs and more.
  • Brooklyn Musical at the Kaleidoscope Theater– Powerhouse 14-year-old vocalist Mallory Bechtel stars in this modern-day “sidewalk fairy tale” with a soul, R&B and pop-rock score. 8pm both nights.
  • Big Tex BBQ Fest | Friday and Saturday – Enjoy live music, good old fashioned Texas barbecue and summer brews at this festival in Pasadena.
  • High Standards Musical Cabaret at Music Box Theater | Friday and Saturday – Hear the tunes of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Frank Sinatra and other heroes of ragtime, jazz and swing in this lively cabaret mixing live comedy with soulful singing. $27; discounted tickets start at $13.50. Performance times vary.
  • Pippi Longstocking: The Family Musical at Main Street Theater | Saturday and Sunday – Enjoy the good-natured hijinks of Pippi Longstocking as she gets into as much trouble as fun in this upbeat, slapstick musical for the whole family. Recommended for Kindergarten and up. Tickets start at $13. 2pm and 5pm; 10am matinees for select audiences.
  • Family Activities inside the Loop from BigKidSmallCity | Daily – Find events, recommendations and family-friendly activities from Houston mom-in-the-know Jill Jarvis of BigKidSmallCity

Thursday, July 10, 2014

  • LA Sax at the Lawn at GreenStreet in Downtown | FREE – Soak up the smooth jazz stylings of LA Sax at Downtown’s newest green space, the 2,193 square foot outdoor Lawn at GreenStreet. 5pm to 8pm.
  • Summer Night Salsa at Discovery Green | FREE – Dance to the music, soul and passion of street-style salsa, bachata, merengue and salsa suelta. 6:30pm to 7:30pm.
  • Houston Dash vs. Boston Breakers at BBVA Compass Stadium – The Dash take on the ladies from Boston 8pm.
  • Lindsey Stirling at Bayou Music Center – Experience the uncommon artistry of American violinist, dancer, performance artist and composer Lindsey Stirling as brings her choreographed violin performances to Downtown Houston. 8pm.
  • Happy Hour Thursday at MFAH | FREE to attend–Grab a drink at the cash bar, enjoy beats from a local DJ, and satisfy your hunger with delicious food-truck bites from Ladybird Food Truck. 6pm to 8pm.
  • More Great Things to Do All Weekend Long – Some of the biggest things happening in Houston this weekend are happening all weekend long. Click here to scroll up and see our list.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Click here to find more things to do in Houston on Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13, 2014.

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