Top 14 things to do this week in Houston: September 7 to September 13, 2015

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Make the most of your week with our top event picks happening in Houston from Monday, September 7 to Sunday, September 13, 2015.

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We know you’re still on a high from Labor Day Weekend, and you’re dreading going back to work, but we’re here to keep your mind off of all that. Ease yourself back into work with evenings packed with beer, fine art and technology festivals, and the official start of the 2015 NFL season. Clock out and support the Houston Fire Department, go to a concert or make new connections at a networking event this week in Houston, TX.

Top 14 Things to Do This Week in Houston

  • Labor Day Bravado BBQ at Royal Oak | Monday, September 7 – Royal Oak is opening early for Labor Day and welcoming James Nelson and the guys from Bravado Spice into the kitchen to cook up Texas style brisket, spare ribs, garlic sausage and all the fixin’s. 2pm.
  • Muse Moves at the Health Museum | Tuesday, September 8 and Thursday, September 10 – Release some stress during Muse Moves – a yoga series taking place every Tuesday and Thursday through September 24 – at the Health Museum. Participants of all ages are welcome to join, just bring your own mat and water. $10. 6pm to 7:30pm Tuesdays and 7:30am to 9am Thursdays.
  • Immersive Peter Pan 360 at the Threesixty Theatre Tent | Daily beginning Tuesday, September 8 – Take flight with Peter Pan, Tinkerbell and the Darling children at this stunningly immersive production in an air-conditioned pop-up theater tent, complete with multimedia projections, puppets and more to bring London and Neverland to life. $35 to $90; the more expensive seats are discounted to $27.50 to $58.50 for a limited time. Times vary.
  • Cocktails with Creatives at Julep | Tuesday, September 8 | FREE to Attend – Mingle with Houston area designers, photographers, artisans and more during this creative happy hour at Julep. 7pm to 9pm.
  • Passion Pit in Concert at House of Blues | Tuesday, September 8 – Dance the night away when Passion Pit brings their upbeat electronic sound to the House of Blues. Tickets start at $40, but you may find cheaper or better seats on the TicketNetwork resale site.
  • Lunch & Learn at Asia Society Texas Center | Wednesday, September 9 – Learn what it takes to communicate across borders while enjoying lunch during this panel at Asia Society Texas Center. $25; $20 for members. Noon.
  • Sundown at The Grove at Discovery Green | Wednesday, September 9 – Sip on beers from featured brewery 8th Wonder while enjoying food pairings during the final week of Sundown at The Grove. $20 cover gets you a flight of four craft beers (four ounces) with food pairings for each. 5:30pm to 8pm.
  • Houston Fine Art Fair at NRG | Wednesday, September 9 to Saturday, September 12 – Browse the work of International artists and listen in on panel discussions about collecting at NRG during the Houston Fine Art Fair. Get a first look at the artwork featured in the fair during the Opening Night Preview on Wednesday. 6pm to 9:30pm Wednesday; 3pm to 7pm Thursday; 4pm to 8pm Friday; noon to 5pm Saturday. $20 day pass; $100 VIP weekend pass.
  • Disney’s The Little Mermaid at Hobby Center | Thursday, September 10 to Sunday, September 13 – Journey under the sea with Ariel, Sebastian and more at Theatre Under the Stars encore presentation of the stage adaption of the beloved Disney musical. $30 to $124.50; limited discounted $28 to $64 tickets available. Showtimes vary.
  • Fired Up Houston at The Houston Fire Museum | Friday, September 11 – Enjoy a dinner of Italian and Mexican street food from chefs Maurizio Ferrarese and Hugo Ortega while raising funds for the Houston Fire Museum and Houston Fire Department. This event includes a raffle, live entertainment, libations and more. $110 early bird; $125; $65 for active firefighters and their families. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Untapped Festival Houston at Discovery Green | Saturday, September 12 – Enjoy live music from the Cold War Kids, Twin Shadow, Deer Tick and more while sampling over 200 craft brews during the Untapped Festival. Food, merchandise and full beers will be available to purchase during this event at Discovery Green. $32 to $60. 3:30pm.
  • Grand Opening of Boyert Shooting Center in Katy | Saturday, September 12 and Sunday, September 13 | FREE – Celebrate Boyert Shooting Center’s new Katy location, with special appearances by the Houston Texans Cheerleaders and 93Q’s Erica Rico, food truck bites, firearms giveaways and more. 11am to 6pm both days.
  • Houston Tech Fest 2015 at NRG | Saturday, September 12 | FREE – This annual conference brings internet and technology professionals, hardware and software vendors and recruiters together under one roof for a free event that is open to the public. All day
  • Houston Texans vs Kansas City Chiefs at NRG | Sunday, September 13 – The Houston Texans 2015 season has finally arrived. Get loud at their first game against the Kansas City Chiefs at home. Tickets start at $100, but you may find cheaper or better seats on the TicketNetwork resale site.

Find more great stuff to do this week with our our top 8 things to do with kids this weekWeekend Guide for September 10 to 13, 2015 and top 15 things to do in Houston in September 2015

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