Plan Your Weekend: April 20 to 23, 2017

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Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, April 20 to Sunday, April 23, 2017. 

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Catch a drag race, run for donuts, witness a battle reenactment, sample meatball creations from local chefs, bike through the streets of Spring Branch and more.

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, April 20 through Sunday, April 23, 2017.

Things to Do All Weekend

  • Final Week of Body Worlds RX at The Health Museum | Thursday through Sunday – This traveling exhibit, now in its final week, illustrates how the human body responds to common diseases like diabetes, back pain, skin cancer, colon cancer, heart disease, lung disease, and eating disorders, among others. Tickets are $10, $8 for ages 3 to 12 and seniors 65 and older; free for members and children 2 and under; free on Thursdays from 2pm to 7pm for families. Thursday 9am to 7pm; Friday and Saturday 9am to 5pm; Sunday noon to 5pm.
  • Martha Redbone in Concert at Alley Theatre | Friday and Saturday – The Alley Theatre welcomes contemporary Native American singer Martha Redbone for a concert on back-to-back evenings. $37; limited discounted $8 tickets available. 8pm both nights.
  • NHRA Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway | Friday to Sunday – Head over to Baytown for a weekend of drag racing as the 5th race in the 2017 Mello Yello series revs up at Royal Purple Raceway. Tickets start at $15, not including ticket fees. Friday noon to 9pm; Saturday 9:30am to 8pm; Sunday 9am to 5pm.
  • The Texas Rockin’ Seafood Festival in La Marque | Friday to Sunday – Get your fill of fresh seafood from the Gulf at this three-day foodie festival with live music and a carnival atmosphere at Gulf Greyhound Park. Tickets start at $8. Noon daily.
  • Worldfest Houston at AMC Studio 30 | Friday to Sunday – Catch one of the many independent films being showcased at the 50th Annual Worldfest Houston. Prices and times vary.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

Things to do on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23, 2017.

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