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Saturday, June 27, 2015
- Blissful Warrior Yoga | Free – Roll out your yoga mat at Discovery Green for this free yoga class that incorporates techniques found in tai chi and kung fu. 9am to 10am.
- Texas Trucking Show at the George R. Brown Convention Center | FREE – Browse and learn about products from vendors in the trucking industry. From GPSs to parts for your truck, paint, graphics and marketing efforts, you’ll find everything for your truck during the Texas Trucking Show at the convention center. 10am to 5pm.
- Superman’s Birthday at the Children’s Museum of Houston – Wish the man of steel a happy birthday during this celebration at the Children’s Museum of Houston. Fly Dance Company will perform and you can sing “Happy Birthday” to Superman at 2pm. 10am to 6pm.
- Houston LGBT Pride Celebration at City Hall | FREE – Celebrate Houston’s LGBT community during the 4th largest pride festival and parade in the country. Enjoy live music from Estelle of the television show Empire, Jessica Sutta formerly of the Pussycat Dolls and many more during the festival on the cross streets of McKinney and Smith. The parade – which will travel down Walker and Smith streets – kicks off at 8:30pm. Noon to 11pm.
- ‘Merica Pub Crawl in Midtown – Party in the USA with the Houston HowdyClub as you make your way through participating bars in Midtown – receiving a free drink at each one and free food at the last bar. $25 in advance; $35 at the door. 1pm to 6pm.
- The Local Love Tour at Warehouse Live | FREE – McDonald’s and REVOLT TV present a free concert showcasing the talent of local artists at Warehouse Live. 2pm.
- Schoolhouse Rock Live! at Lambert Hall – Rock out to the greatest hits of Schoolhouse Rock at a lively, stage production at Lambert Theatre in the Heights. Performed by the members of UpStage Theatre, the live show follows a teacher nervous about his first day of school. $12; limited discounted $6 tickets available. 2pm.
- Plankowners Syndicate Party at Texas Seaport Museum – Enjoy beer, wine, hors d’oeuvres and a buffet dinner during the Plankowners Syndicate Party. Bid on silent auction items like a six night stay in Herradura, Costa Rica to raise funds for Texas Seaport Museum’s training and educational programs. $70. 5:30pm.
- Bands on the Sand in Galveston – Listen to tunes from Velvet Punch and Katye Hamlin and enjoy fireworks during this concert on the water at Palm Beach. This event is part of the Bands on the Sand series. $12; concert included with day pass and memberships. 6pm.
- World Party at House of Blues – British alternative rock band World Party is taking the stage at House of Blues. $19. 7pm.
- Happy Birthday Houston Variety Show Celebration at Ovations Night Club – Celebrate 179 years of the Bayou City at this comedic, musical talent showcase from the folks at Mosaic Hub. $30; limited discounted $15 tickets available. 7:30pm.
- Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours – Watch 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from the Waugh Bridge at dusk while sitting comfortably on a boat during this tour offered by the Buffalo Bayou Partnership. $30. 8pm to 9:30.
- Made In Mexico: Otra Historia de Amor at Arena Theatre – See Made In Mexico: Otra Historia de Amor, the Spanish-language play that’s been selling out theaters across Mexico. Starring telenovela superstars Juan Ferrara and Socorro Bonilla, the heartfelt play brings a light-hearted approach to difficult topics like nostalgia, rootlessness and identity. Tickets range from $35 to $75; for a limited time, you can get seats normally priced at $67 for $33.75. 8:30pm.
- John DeBoer at the Joke Joint Comedy Showcase – Hear John DeBoer’s hilarious stand up during this show at the Joke Joint Comedy Showcase Club. $16; limited comped and discounted $8 tickets available. 10:30pm.
- Great Things to Do All Weekend Long – Some of the biggest things to do in Houston this weekend are happening all weekend long.
- Hoop Dance at Discovery Green | FREE – Burn calories while participating in this free and fun fitness class at Discovery Green. Bring your own hula hoop. 10:30am.
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Houston Family Arts Center – See a theatrical performance of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Houston Family Arts Center. $23; $19 for seniors; $15 for students; limited comped and discounted $11.50 tickets available. 3pm.
- Retail Therapy Happy Hour at Little Dipper – Enjoy happy hour specials with a little retail therapy from local vintage shops during this event at Little Dipper. Shop items from Milk + Honey Vintage, Yoko Vintage, Vida Antigua and People-Parties-Places Vintage while listening to beats from DJ Say Yes. 4pm to 7pm.
- Sunday Supper with the Pope in Memorial – Enjoy a casual dinner prepared by Chef Monica Pope along with cocktails and wine while touring 225 Millbrook, a home listed by John Daugherty Realtors. $75. 4pm to 7pm.
- MLK Summer Slabfest Block Party on MLK Blvd – Calling all slab riders to MLK Blvd for a block party complete with DJs. Stick around for the after party at Club Icon. 4pm to 9pm.
- Puddles Pity Party at Warehouse Live – Puddles the clown with an angelic voice – you may have seen his take on Lorde’s song Royals with Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox – will make an appearance at Warehouse Live for a live concert. $28. 7pm.
- An Evening with Kathy Griffin at Bayou Music Center – See the hilarious Kathy Griffin perform stand up on her Like a Boss Tour at the Bayou Music Center. Tickets start at $39.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork or Ticket Monster’s resale sites. 8:30pm.
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