Plan Your Weekend: May 5 to 8, 2016

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Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, May 5 to Sunday, May 8, 2016.

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Have a marg in celebration of Cinco de Mayo, take mom out to brunch for Mother’s Day, enjoy a concert, catch an Astros game and more.

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, May 5 through Sunday, May 8, 2016.

Things to Do All Weekend

Cinco de Mayo, Thursday, May 5, 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016

  • Organic Gardening 101 at Hermann Park | FREE Learn the basics of gardening during this informational class held at McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. 9am.
  • Wine Down Happy Hour in Bagby Park | FREE to attend Uncork with happy hour specials from Rico’s Morning Noon Night and live music from Colonial Blue during this Happy Hour in Midtown. 5pm to 8pm.
  • Music Under the Stars: ROCO Brass Quintet in Concert in Colonial Park | FREE Head to West U’s Colonial Park for a free concert of classical music under the stars performed by the ROCO Brass Quintet. 7pm.
  • Bitters and Sea Salt Blend Workshop at TXRX Labs Cocktail and cooking enthusiasts will love this workshop where you’ll learn how to make cocktail bitters, sea salt blends and baking extracts. Tickets are $36. 7pm to 9pm.
  • Da Camera presents Passion for Bach and Coltrane Concert at the Wortham Center Celebrating the 50th anniversary of John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme, two ensembles – Imani Winds and the Harlem Quartet – will perform the Houston premiere of works like Jeff Scott’s “Passion for Bach and Coltrane”, Jason Moran’s “Cane for wind quintet” and Chick Corea’s “The Adventures of Hipocrates for string quartet”. Arrive early for a conversation with A.B. Spellman, Jeff Scott and Sarah Rothenberg. Tickets start at $20 not including ticket fees. 8pm.

Things to do on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8, 2016.

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