Plan Your Weekend: September 15 to 18, 2016

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Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, September 15 to Sunday, September 18, 2016.

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Cheer on the Rice Owls, get a glimpse into the lives of the elephants at the zoo, see your favorite group perform live, experience a mystery pop up dinner and more.

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, September 15 through Sunday, September 18, 2016.

Things to Do All Weekend

  • The Revolutionists at Main Street Theater  | Daily Don’t miss your chance to see the Regional premiere of The Revolutionists – a comedy set during the French Revolution. Tickets range between $15 to $39, but you may find limited discounted tickets for $19.50. Thursday to Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 3pm.
  • Pearland International Festival | Friday and Saturday – Head to Pearland for two days of music from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s, food vendors, cultural performances and more. Tickets start at $15, not including ticket fees. Friday 5pm to 10pm; Saturday 11am to 10pm.
  • Fall Flights to Feed the Hungry at Your Pie in Downtown | Friday and Saturday – Help fight hunger in Houston at a tasting featuring build-your-own pizzas, paired with five flights of local beers at Your Pie’s special Fall Flights to Feed the Hungry. $20 for the ten-inch build-your-own pizza and five flights of 4oz pours; $25 for the ten-inch build-your-own pizza, five flights of 4oz pours, and an extra pint of beer and pint glass while supplies last. 4pm to 11pm both days.
  • Texas Gatorfest 2016 in Anahuac | Friday through Saturday – Celebrate all things gator with live country music, airboat rides, a barbecue cookoff, market, and more. $15; $5 for ages 5 to 11 and for 65 and older. Free for kids 4 and under. Hours vary by day.
  • Houston Armenian Festival at St Kevork Armenian Church | Saturday and Sunday – Celebrate the Armenian culture with food, traditional dancing, live music and more during the 2016 Armenian Fest. Saturday 10am to 10pm; Sunday 1pm to 8pm.
  • Eat. Drink. Experience! Underground Dinners | Saturday and Sunday – Join an intimate group of diners at a secret location for an unforgettable multi-course dinner. The menu, time and location? All a mystery until you reserve your seat. $125. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Times and location TBD.
  • American Ingenuity at Wortham Center | Saturday and Sunday – Grab a seat to the Houston Ballet’s first program of the season – American Ingenuity – at the Wortham. Tickets start at $25, but you may find cheaper of better seats on TicketNetwork’s site. Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 2pm.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

  • Twilight Tour at Buffalo Bayou Meet at the Sabine Promenade and head out on buffalo bayou by boat for a 30-minute evening cruise. Tickets start at $5.  6pm.
  • Eat Drink Art Mixer at Houston Museum of African American Culture Explore the artworks and learn about new programs at the Houston Museum of African American Culture. Eat Drink Art guests will also be able to enjoy complimentary light bites and wine, with the opportunity to purchase goods from local area small businesses and artisans. Tickets are $20; $35 for two. 6pm to 10pm.
  • The Burnin’ at The MATCH Enjoy a showing of this musical about race in America playing at The MATCH. Tickets start at $15, not including ticket fees. 7pm.
  • Rice Owls vs. Baylor Bears at Rice StadiumRice University will take the turf to play Baylor during their first home game of the season. Tickets start at $45, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 7pm.
  • Tegan & Sara in Concert at Warehouse LiveSee Canadian indie pop duo Tegan and Sara – made up of identical twins Sara and Tegan Quin – perform live at Warehouse Live. Tickets start at $36. 7pm.
  • Squirrel Nut Zippers and Shinyribs in Concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre | FREE – Rock out to the swing revival band Squirrel Nut Zippers and openers Shinyribs at this free outdoor concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre. 7:30pm.
  • True West at Studio 101 Get tickets to see this play about two siblings reconnecting – performed by 4th Wall Theatre Company. Tickets start at $29; limited discounted $14.50 tickets available. 7:30pm.
  • Glow & Flow at Yoga EaDo Take the unique and fun yoga class Glow & Flow at Yoga EaDo where the blacklight and paints will be provided. Tickets are $15 for non-members and $10 for members. 8pm.

Things to do on Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18, 2016.

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