Plan Your Weekend: September 4 to 7, 2014

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Make the most of your weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, September 4 to Sunday, September 7, 2014.

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All Weekend Long

Thursday, September 4

Friday, September 5

Saturday, September 6

Sunday, September 7[/quote_box_right]As always, the weather is confusing. But event-wise it’s full on fall in Houston. The Houston Texans begin their regular season play this weekend, arts groups are beginning to start their fall seasons, the Texas Contemporary Art Fair takes over Downtown, Shark! begins at Houston Museum of Natural Science and NobleMotion Houston’s Dark Matter: Evidence of Things Unseen continues at the Barn.

There’s a lot more great stuff to do this long Labor Day Weekend in Houston.

Things to Do All Weekend

  • Houston Texans Tickets on Sale | Sponsored – Score tickets to Texans home games. Don’t miss a game and grab hard-to-get seats on the ticket resale market.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Friday, September 5, 2014

  • Disney’s Frozen Sing-a-Long at HMNS – Revel in the music of Arandelle at this costumed sing-a-long at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. $6. 7pm.
  • 3rd Annual EaDo Pub Crawl – Enjoy live music and drinks specials at 8th Wonder Brewery, Warehouse Live, Little Woodrow’s, Lucky’s Pub, Neil’s Bahr, Mojeauxs Louisiana Drinkery and the Houston Dynamo. Proceeds go to benefit Air Alliance Houston. Wristbands are $15. Begins at 5pm.
  • Autumn Knight’s GYN Art Opening at Fresh Arts | FREE – See the debut of Houston-based artist Autumn Knight’s multi-disciplinary installation and performance telling the fictional story about a relationship between a woman and her multiple male gynecologists. 6pm to 8pm. Performance begins at 7pm.
  • Pieces of a Whole Art Opening Reception at Community Artists’ Collective | FREE – See the debut of this new fall exhibit featuring eight of the collective’s favorite artists. 6pm to 8pm.
  • Carnivores Tour with Linkin Park and 30 Seconds to Mars in Concert in The Woodlands – Alt-rock favorites top 40 favorites play the Cynthia Mitchell Woods Pavilon on a September Friday night. AFI Opens. $40 to $105; minimum price increases to $45 on the day of the show. You may find cheaper or better tickets at TicketNetwork’s resale market. 6:30pm.
  • Wings of the City Opening at Discovery Green – See the debut of nine magnificent bronze sculptures by contemporary Mexican artist Jorge Marin. The event is marked by performances from high-octane fiddlers Villalobos Brothers and Houston Grand Opera’s Vanessa Cerda-Alonzo and guitarist Sergio Uriel Sanchez.7pm to 10pm.
  • Heritage Blues Orchestra at Miller Outdoor Theatre | FREE – Enjoy a performance that digs deeps into low-down country, old school blues, New Orleans brass, hand-clapping gospel and oh-so-smooth jazz at this concert celebrating African-American music. 8pm.
  • Jason Mraz in Acoustic Concert at UH’s Cullen Performance Hall – Fresh of the successful debut of his latest album Yes! this summer, Mraz takes the stage at the University of Houston for a more intimate acoustic show. Raising Jane opens. Although the show is sold out, you can still score tickets on TicketNetwork’s resale market if you can’t bear to miss out. 8pm.
  • The Molly Ringwalds at House of Blues – England’s own 1980s cover band arrives in Houston to demonstrate their mastery of all things “Me Decade.” $15 to $20 before adding about $10 in fees. 8pm.

Click here to find more things to do in Houston this weekend from Saturday, September 6 and Sunday, September 7, 2014.

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