Plan Your Weekend: October 13 to 16, 2016

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River Oaks | Photo: 365 Things to Do in Houston

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, October 13 to Sunday, October 16, 2016.

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Get into the spirit of Halloween at Zoo Boo, go to a Texans, Rockets, Dynamo or college football game, ride your bike around Galveston Island, attend one of the many festivals, see a show and more.

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, October 13 through Sunday, October 16, 2016.

Things to Do All Weekend

  • Houston Italian Festival at the Italian Cultural & Community Center | Daily – Enjoy a weekend of music, contests and family fun, complete with a grape stomp, bocce tournament, pasta-eating contest, Italian folk dancing, kids activities and more during the 38th Annual Houston Italian Festival. Tickets start at $6 in advance, not including ticket fees. Thursday 5pm to 10pm; Friday and Saturday 11am to 10pm; Sunday 11am to 6pm.
  • National Gumbo Days at Liberty Kitchens | Daily – Dine out at any of the Liberty Kitchen locations this weekend and order the chef’s unique gumbo offering – we’re talking options from smoked quail and duck confit gumbo to wild boar sausage and alligator gumbo – to help raise money that will be used to bring much needed water filters to communities in Ecuador. Times vary by location.
  • Fashion X Houston at Silver Street Studios | Thursday to SaturdaySee collections from emerging and established designers from around the world during this three-day event featuring runway shows and a gallery of pieces from jewelry and accessory designers. Tickets start at $30, not including ticket fees. 6:30pm daily.
  • Fall Flights to Feed the Hungry at Your Pie in Downtown | Friday and Saturday Savor five delicious 4oz beer tasters along with a personal, ten-inch pizza that you design yourself. $20 and 10% of all orders go to support the Houston Food Bank. 4pm to 11pm.
  • Zoo Boo at the Houston Zoo | Friday to Sunday Zoo Boo is back. Bring your little pumpkins to the zoo for photos in the pumpkin patch, trick-or-treating, costume parades and more. Entrance to Zoo Boo is included with zoo admission. Friday 9am to 1pm; Saturday and Sunday 9am to 4pm.
  • Made in Texas at The Music Box Theatre | Friday and Sunday – Enjoy the music of artists like Willie Nelson, Janis Joplin, George Strait and more during this musical show celebrating iconic artists from Texas. $27; limited discounted $13.50 tickets available. Friday 7:30pm; Sunday 2pm.
  • Bike Around the Bay in Galveston | Saturday and Sunday – Bike 170 miles around the entire Galveston Bay estuary during this annual ride that raises funds to preserve the bay. Registration starts at $25, not including ticket fees. 7:30am both days.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016

Things to do on Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16, 2016.

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