Plan Your Weekend: October 22 to 25, 2015

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David Adickes' "Big Alex" atop Pictures Plus in Montrose | Photo: 365 Houston

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, October 22 to Sunday, October 25, 2015.

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Visit a farmers market, enjoy a concert, bring the whole family to a festival, celebrate four-legged friends at Barkitecture Houston, laugh during a comedy show, do a little shopping, celebrate Oktoberfest at one of the final events of 2015, fly with Peter Pan, trick-or-treat at the Houston Zoo, raise money for a good cause, take a dance class and more.

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, October 22 through Sunday, October 25, 2015.

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  • HUE Mural Festival in EaDo, Downtown & the Washington Arts Corridor | Through Saturday – Witness more than 90 artists transform 25 locations into large works of art. If you have a selfie stick, now is the time.
  • Peter Pan 360 at The Threesixty Theatre | Daily – Experience Neverland in a whole new way as the cast of Peter Pan performs in the Threesixty Theatre – a partial tent, partial theatre structure with a circular stage and seating from every angle. Tickets start at $31.65 including ticket fees, but you may find cheaper or better seats on the TicketNetwork resale sites. Showtimes vary.
  • Barkitecture Houston at GreenStreet | Friday and Saturday | FREE – Kick-off the weekend with Yappy Hour at McCormick and Shmick’s on Friday and keep the fun going  Saturday afternoon at GreenStreet. Guests can bid on doghouses and treat their pups to a makeover during this event. 5pm to 9pm Friday; noon to 5pm Saturday.
  • Island Oktoberfest in Galveston | Friday and Saturday | FREE – Head to Galveston for two days of festivities including family-friendly activities, German food and beer, a live auction and live performance from Grammy nominated musician Alex Meixner. 5pm to 11pm Friday; 11am to 11pm Saturday.
  • Stages of Fear Haunted House in Pasadena | Friday and Saturday – Explore 22 shock-filled rooms at this haunted house in old automotive paint and body shop. The weekly seasonal event is a fundraiser for the Stage Door Inc. theater company, so expect to bona fide performances and settings. $10; limited discounted $5 tickets available. 6pm to 11pm.
  • Zoo Boo at the Houston Zoo | Friday to Sunday – Visit the Houston Zoo to paint pumpkins, color on the Monster Mural, get a temporary tat at the Tatzoo Parlor, and dance during the Monster Mashquerade. Kids and adults are encouraged to wear costumes (no masks covering adults’ faces, please). Included with Zoo admission. 9am to 1pm Friday; 9am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday.
  • Haras Cup in Magnolia | Friday to Sunday | FREE – Head to Haras Hacienda in Magnolia for the Haras Cup – a Working Equitation Championship featuring horses and riders from North America and Europe who will showcase their talents through a series of dressage, obstacle and speed challenges. 9am to noon.
  • International Dragon Boat Regatta in Sugar Land | Saturday and Sunday | FREE – Cheer on your favorite team, enjoy live entertainment and great food at the premiere dragon boat event of the year. 8:30am to 4:30pm both days.
  • Texas Renaissance Festival in Plantersville | Saturday and Sunday – Take a step back in time during the family-friendly Texas REnaissance Festival. Watch a jousting competition, enjoy a glass of mead or check out a performance on one of the 16 stages. $21 day pass; $39 weekend pass. 8am to 5pm both days.
  • Something Wicked Festival at Sam Houston Race Park | Saturday and Sunday Rock out to music during the two-day Wicked Festival featuring a lineup packed with artists like Above & Beyond, DJ Snake, JAckU, Steve Aoki, Chainsmokers, Cash Cash, Tur, Borgore and so many more. Guests must be 18 or older to attend. $149 two-day pass; $249 two-day VIP pass. 2pm to midnight Saturday; 1pm to 10pm Sunday. 

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Friday, October 23, 2015

Things to do on Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25, 2015.

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