Top 8 things to do this week in Houston: August 29 to September 4, 2016

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Make the most of your week with our top 8 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, August 29 to Sunday, September 4, 2016.

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Kick off the football season, see Drake perform live, run a mile while chugging four beers, delight in a special tasting menu at SaltAir Seafood Kitchen, cheer the Astros on and more happening this week in Houston.

Top 8 Things to Do This Week in Houston

  • WWE Raw at Toyota Center | Monday, August 29 WWE returns to Houston with showdowns between Finn Balor, Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, Enzo Amore, Colin Cassady and more at Toyota Center. Tickets start at $20, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 6:30pm.
  • Chef Series at SaltAir Seafood Kitchen | Monday, August 29 to Wednesday, August 31 – Taste the flavors of France as you enjoy dishes like escargot, tuna Nicoise, and profiteroles during this week of the Chef Series at SaltAir Seafood Kitchen. Reservations are recommended. $50. 5pm.
  • Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park | Monday, August 29 to Wednesday, August 31 – Get loud for the Astros when they take the field to play the A’s in a three-game at Minute Maid Park. Tickets start at $15, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. Times Vary.
  • Boiler Room Bonanza at Saint Arnold | Wednesday, August 31 – Sample a variety of creations from Saint Arnold’s boiler room and even make your own creation with house made syrups. Guests will also enjoy a hot Slow Dough pretzel and go home with a special glass. $25. 6pm to 9pm.
  • UH vs. OU Advocare Texas Kickoff at NRG Stadium | Saturday, September 3 – Arrive early to tailgate and then scream for the University of Houston cougars as they take on the Sooners at NRG to kick off the season. Tickets start at $50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 11am.
  • National Beer Mile at Minute Maid Park | Saturday, September 3 – Can you chug four beers while completing a one-mile race? Sign up for the Beer Mile and find out. Tickets start at $35. Noon.
  • Drake in Concert with Future at Toyota Center | Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4 – Dance all night to music from Drake’s latest album Views when he performs live on his co-headlining tour with Future at Toyota Center. You’ll have two dates to choose from as his Summer Sixteen Tour will have back-to-back shows in Houston. Tickets start at $49.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 6:30pm both nights.
  • Houston Texans Fan Fest at CityCentre | Sunday, September 4 | FREE – Bring the whole family out to CityCentre to celebrate the upcoming Texans season with food, music, giveaways and appearances by the Texans cheerleaders, TORO and the Battle Ready Band. 1pm to 3pm.

Find more great stuff to do this week with our top things to do with kids this week, Labor Day Weekend Guide for August 29 to September 5, 2016 and top things to do in Houston in August 2016.

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