Plan Your Weekend: August 2 to 5, 2018

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Photo courtesy of First Saturday Arts Market & White Linen Night in the Heights

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, August 2 to Sunday, August 5, 2018. 

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Head to The Heights for the annual White Linen Night on 19th Street, network with fellow hunters and learn about the latest hunting trends, discover the art of crayligraphy in a hand lettering workshop, jam out at a concert by ’90s bands 311 and The Offspring, and more.  

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, August 2 to Sunday, August 5, 2018.

Things to Do All Weekend

  • Houston Restaurant Weeks 2018 | Daily – Dine out for a great cause when nearly 250 of Houston’s hottest eateries offer a multi-course brunch, lunch, and/or dinner at an often-discounted price during Houston Restaurants Weeks 2018. Now in its 15th year, HRW is the largest annual fundraiser that benefits the Houston Food Bank. Prices, times, and locations vary.
  • God’s Favorite at The George Theater | Daily – Take a seat for A.D. Players’ production of God’s Favorite, which presents Neil Simon’s reimagining of the Bible’s Book of Job, at George Theater. Tickets start at $15, but limited premium $50 seats are discounted to $25 for select shows. Showtimes vary.
  • A Tribute to Roy Rogers at the National Museum of Funeral History | Daily – Revisit and explore the memory of “America’s Favorite Cowboy,” Roy Rogers, at a special exhibit. On display through year-end, the exhibit is perfect for anyone with a love of all things Western, including its history, music, movies, television shows, and cowboys like Rogers. $10 for ages 12+; $9 for ages 65+ and veterans; $7 for ages 3 to 11; free for ages 2 and under. Times vary.
  • The Catastrophic Theatre presents The Tamarie Cooper Show: Field Trip! at MATCH | Daily – Hop on board a metaphysical field trip with Tamarie Cooper, a local actress and playwright known for her hilarious musical theatre. In Field Trip, Cooper questions the meaning of life and unpacks personal baggage by way of song, gags, and hi-jinx. Tickets start at $10. Showtimes vary.
  • Houston Shakespeare Festival at Miller Outdoor Theatre | FREE | Daily – Thou shalt enjoy a free performance of Shakespearean plays during the 44th Houston Shakespeare Festival at Miller Outdoor Theatre. 8:15pm nightly.
  • Bert Kreischer at Houston Improv | Thursday to Saturday – Catch the hilariously frank and candid comic, and Travel Channel reality television host, Bert Kreischer when he performs five shows at Houston Improv. Tickets range from $35 to $45. Thursday 8pm; Friday 7:30pm and 9:45pm; Saturday 7pm and 9:30pm.
  • Evening Chill at Houston Zoo | Friday and Saturday – Scope out your favorite animals without melting from the summer heat when the Houston Zoo extends its hours for the Evening Chill. Zoo-goers can also enjoy live music and family-friendly activities after sundown. Tickets start at $11. 5pm to 8pm both days.
  • Big Bambú: This Thing Called Life at MFAH | Friday to Sunday – Scale your way through the criss-crossing branches of Big Bambú: This Thing Called Life at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston through Labor Day, Monday, September 3. $18 ages 19 and up; $13 65 and up, students, military, and ages 13-18; free for ages 12 and under. Times vary.
  • Jurassic Quest at NRG Park | Friday to Sunday – Treat the kiddos to a full day of dinosaur rides, fossil digs, informative exhibits, crafts, games and more when Jurassic Quest takes over NRG Park. VIP ticket-holders can hop around on an inflatable bounce house and enjoy unlimited rides on the bungee pull. Tickets start at $20. 9am to 8pm daily.
  • 42nd Annual Hunters Extravaganza at NRG Center | Friday to Sunday – Bust out your camo and head to NRG Center for the 42nd annual Hunters Extravaganza Show, which features the latest trends in blinds, feeders, ATVs, optics, and game calls. Tickets start at $10, but you may find cheaper tickets on TicketNetwork’s resale marketplace. Times vary daily.
  • Love & Make’s Candle Making Workshop in Rice Village | Saturday and Sunday – Spend an afternoon or date night learning how to make soy-wax candles. Attendees will get to design their very own signature candle fragrances. BYOB is encouraged. $45 per person. Workshop times vary per day.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

Things to Do on Saturday, August 4 and Sunday, August 5, 2018.

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