Plan Your Weekend: May 12 to 15, 2016

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Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, May 12 to Sunday, May 15, 2016.

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Spend some time at the zoo, check out a new art exhibition, rock out at one of many concerts, support a charitable organization and more.

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, May 12 through Sunday, May 15, 2016.

Things to Do All Weekend

  • Houston Greekfest 2016 at St. Basil The Great Greek Orthodox Church | Daily – West Houston’s Greek festival features four days of Greek foods, pastries, shopping, dancing and children’s activities. Prices and hours vary.
  • Comic John Caparulo at Houston Improv | Daily – The blue collar comedian, best known for his appearances on Chelsea Lately and the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, entertains audiences daily. Tickets start at $17; Use promocode Cap365bogo for 2-for-1 tickets on Thursday and Sunday. Showtimes vary.
  • Sculpted in Steel Exhibition at MFAH | Daily – Check out the Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles exhibition, which showcases 14 cars and 3 motorcycles from the innovative Art Deco period. Included with museum admission. 10am to 7pm.
  • Zoobilee at the Houston Zoo | Thursday and Friday Zoo members (and their guests) are invited to spend the evening enjoying inflatables, a DJ, carousel rides and free ice cream at the Houston Zoo. Free for members. 5pm to 8pm both days.
  • The Puffed-Up Prima Donna at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Thursday and Friday | FREE Houston Grand Opera brings the musical The Puffed-Up Prima Donna to the stage of Miller Outdoor Theatre for two nights of free performances. 11am both days.
  • The Giant Inflatable Bunnies of Amanda Parer’s Intrude in Downtown Houston | Thursday through Saturday | FREE – All ages will marvel at the massive white bunnies, sewn from nylon and lit from within, on display in front of 1600 Smith Street in Downtown. 11am to 9pm.
  • Mamma Mia! at The Grand | Friday and Saturday Follow ABBA’s timeless songs through the musical Mamma Mia playing for three shows at The Grand in Galveston. Tickets start at $25. 8pm Friday; 3pm and 8pm Saturday.
  • Embraceable You at the Ensemble Theatre | Saturday and Sunday – Catch Bayou City Concert Musicals’ production of Embraceable You, a cabaret featuring songs like “I Got Rhythm,” “You Can’t Take That Away from Me” and “Embraceable You”. Tickets are $25. 7:30pm Saturday; 4pm Sunday.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Friday, May 13, 2016

Things to do on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15, 2016.

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