Plan Your Weekend: July 21 to 24, 2016

The Rosemont Bridge over Buffalo Bayou and Memorial Parkway | Photo: 365 Houston

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, July 21 to Sunday, July 24, 2016.

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Celebrate National Tequila Day 2016 around Houston, lay out on a blanket and play BINGO at Market Square Park, witness a magic show, enjoy a Korean-inspired menu at Underbelly, rock out at a concert and more.

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, July 24, 2016.

Things to Do All Weekend

Thursday, July 21, 2016

  • Shadow Puppets Kids Craft Workshop at Heights Neighborhood Library | FREE Encourage your child’s artistic side during this free workshop where they’ll make shadow puppets with cardstock and popsicle sticks. They’ll get to show off their creations during a puppet pageant show at the end. 10:30am to 12:30pm.
  • Wines of Summer Tasting at Hunky-Dory Tavern Enjoy a summer wine tasting on the patio at Hunky-Dory with small bite pairings from Chef Richard Knight and music from Fire NR Bones. Tickets are $35, not including ticket fees. 5:30pm.
  • Rose Matchmaking presents “Love In An Elevator” Speed Dating at Omni Hotel Westside In a twist on traditional speed dating, Houston singles are matched with a potential romantic partner and take a ride up and down in the hotel’s glass elevator before continuing the speed date in the lobby. $20 to participate; free for looky-loos. 6pm to 8pm.
  • Blanket Bingo at Market Square ParkLounge out on lawn chairs or blankets while enjoying a historic night out filled with music, fun, and of course, bingo. Admission includes a packet of bingo cards, which are good for about ten games. Tickets are $10, not including ticket fees. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Define Body & Mind hosts Rev & Bev Join Define instructor Jen Werth for a 45-minute indoor cycling rev ride, then ease on down the road with your fellow rev riders for happy hour and drink specials including a signature Define Deep Eddy cocktail at Doc’s Bar & Grill on Westheimer. Define will provide your first drink after the class. Tickets are $20. 6:15pm to 7:00pm.
  • Bring It! Live at Revention Music Center The stars of Lifetime’s Bring It! are bringing their notorious moves to Revention Music Center for never-before-seen routines and a Q&A with the audience. Tickets start at $33, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 7:30pm.
  • Pokémon Go Social at King’s Biergarten King’s Biergarten & Restaurant hosts a Pokémon Go Social to catch ’em all and to drink the first round of free beer. Free to attend. 7:30pm to 10pm.
  • Dreamworks Animation in Concert at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion The Houston Symphony brings the music of DreamWorks Animation’s greatest films to life during this concert. Expect to hear songs from Shrek, Madagascar, and Kung Fu Panda. Select seats are free. 8pm.
  • Rhye in Concert at Warehouse Live Los Angeles-based R&B duo Rhye are heading to Warehouse Live for a show that you won’t want to miss. Vampire Weekend bass player, Baio will open as a solo act. Tickets start at $23, not including ticket fees. 9pm.
  • Secret Group Satellite Annex at Avant Garden | FREE to Attend – Nom on tacos from a food truck and enjoy drink specials during this part comedy, part live music show at Avant Garden. 9pm
  • Night Yoga at White Oak Music Hall | FREE – Take a deep breath and join Black Swan Yoga on the lawn at White Oak Music Hall for a free yoga class after the sun goes down. 9:30pm.

Friday, July 22, 2016

  • Under the Sea at the Houston Zoo Make a splash with your kiddos when the Houston Zoo keeps the Kathrine McGovern Water Play Park open late. You’ll learn all about marine animals and their habitats. Admission to Under the Sea is included with zoo admission. 5pm to 8pm.
  • The Big Show 2016 Opening at Lawndale Art Center | FREE – Kick off the month-long exhibition The Big Show 2016 during this opening reception at Lawndale Art Center. The annual juried exhibition will feature work from artists in the greater Houston area and will be on view through August 27. 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
  • Bats, Bikes & Brews on Buffalo Bayou | FREE – Bayou City Outdoors hosts this evening 6 to 8-mile bike ride along Buffalo Bayou with a stop to watch the Mexican Free tail bats emerge from Waugh Street bridge and then continues into Downtown for a post-ride drink. 7:15pm.
  • Julion Alvarez in Concert at Toyota CenterLatin Grammy nominee Julion Alvarez is bringing his banda sounds to the Toyota Center for a Friday night concert. Tickets start at $65. 8pm.
  • Pokémon The Movie at Saint Arnold Brewing Company Saint Arnold Pub Night will have Alamo Draft House Rolling Roadshow showing Pokémon The First Movie in their front parking lot. Pub Night will operate as usual. Free to attend. 8:30pm to 10pm.
  • Vaden Todd Lewis in Concert at Warehouse LiveFormer lead singer of the Burden Brothers and Toadies, Dallas-based Vaden Todd Lewis is coming to Houston for a solo performance. Tickets start at $18, not including ticket fees. 9pm.
  • Bar Olympics at Taps House of Beer – Taps House of Beer hosts a Bar Olympics where teams will compete in beer pong, flip cup, punch machine, cornhole, darts, battleship, basketball and much more. The victor will be crowned with cash and bar tabs. Free to attend. 9pm to 2am.
  • (713) at Queensbury TheatreLaugh out loud when The CSz Houston players crack jokes at H-Town’s expense when prompted by audience suggestions during this improv show. Tickets are $14, limited comped and $7 tickets available. 10:30pm.

Things to do on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, 2016.

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