Make the most of your week with our top 15 event picks happening in Houston from MLK Day, Monday, January 15 to Sunday, January 21, 2018.
Also in January 2018
Happening This Week
Wash your chili down with a cold beer at Yaga’s Beer Fest in Galveston, watch the Warriors and Rockets duke it out in their second home matchup this month, celebrate the opening of Houston’s newest park in Midtown, celebrate MLK Day, and more happening this week in Houston.
Top 15 Things to Do This Week in Houston
- Galveston Restaurant Week at Participating Restaurants Around Galveston | Daily – Eat your way through the Galveston restaurant scene by dining on prix fixe menus in support of Access Care of Coastal Texas during Galveston Restaurant Week. Prices, times, and locations vary.
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events Around Houston | MLK Day, Monday, January 15 – Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at the 24th Annual MLK Grande Parade, the 40th Annual MLK Jr. Parade Celebration at Minute Maid Park, and more. Times and locations vary.
- Valentines for Veterans at Saint Arnold Brewing Company | Monday, January 19 – Get creative and make valentines for veterans at Saint Arnold Brewery and enjoy baked goods, a raffle, beer and more. Tickets are $10. Raffle tickets will be $5. 6pm to 9pm.
- Black Label Society and Corrosion of Conformity in Concert at House of Blues | Monday, January 15 – Head bang to music from heavy metal band Black Label Society’s latest album Grimmest Hits at this concert in Downtown. Tickets start at $30, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale market. 7:30pm.
- Curries Cooking Class at Pondicheri | Wednesday, January 17 – Master the art of layering flavors in meat and vegetable curries at this cooking class at Pondicheri. $110. 5pm to 7pm.
- Beer and Cheese Pairing at Platypus Brewing | Wednesday, January 17 – Sip on Platypus brews and enjoy a variety of cheese pairings at the brewery with head brewer Kerry Embertson. $25. 6:30pm to 10pm.
- The Moody Blues at Smart Financial Centre in Sugar Land | Wednesday, January 17 – The Moody Blues English rock band is celebrating the 50th anniversary of their album Days of Future Passed with this show in Sugar Land. Tickets start at $59.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale market. 8pm.
- Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves at Toyota Center | Thursday, January 18 – Get your tickets to see the Rockets face off against the Timberwolves at Toyota Center. Tickets start at $19, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale website. 8:30pm.
- Israeli Folk Dance Workshop at Evelyn Rubinstein Jewish Community Center | Thursday, January 18 to Sunday, January 21 – Israeli dance choreographer and teacher Ohad Atia visits Houston for Tirkedu Houston!, a weekend full of Israeli dancing. Tickets start at $50. Times vary each day.
- Loretta Lynn in Concert at Arena Theater | Friday, January 19 – Country music legend Loretta Lynn brings her twang to Arena Theater for a Friday night concert. Tickets start at $90, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale market. 8pm.
- Pinback in Concert at White Oak Music Hall | Friday, January 19 – Indie rock group Pinback will perform downstairs at White Oak Music Hall with openers Major Entertainer Mike H. Tickets start at $18. 8pm.
- 9th Annual YAGA Chili Quest & Beer Fest | Friday, January 19 and Saturday, January 20 – Sip on cold beer and sample chili at this annual Chili & Beer Festival in Galveston with live music, a washers tournament, 5K fun run, and vendors. Tickets start at $10. Friday 8pm to 10pm; Saturday 10am to 4:30pm.
- Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors at Toyota Center | Saturday, January 20 – Cheer loud for the Rockets when they hit the court to play the reigning NBA Champions, the Golden State Warriors, in their second game this month at Toyota Center. Tickets start at $90, but TicketNetwork’s online resale market might offer cheaper or better tickets. 7:30pm.
- Aimee Mann in Concert at The Heights Theater | Saturday, January 20 – Rock out with singer-songwriter Aimee Mann at this intimate concert in The Heights Theater promoting her latest album, Mental Illness. Tickets start at $28. 8pm.
- 4th Annual Bayou City Burlesque & Circus Arts Festival at Warehouse Live | Saturday, January 20 – World renowned burlesque, circus, and sideshow acts will entertain, and the Bayou Bazaar will be open for exploring between acts at this annual burlesque and art extravaganza. $25. 8pm.
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