Plan Your Weekend: August 23 to 26, 2018

Karbach Art Market | Photo courtesy of Shop Local Market

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, August 23 to Sunday, August 26, 2018. 

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Pop on your wizard’s hat for Harry Potter trivia, slurp a boozy snow cone while creating a luxurious bath soak, sing along to “Tiny Dancer” and more of Sir Elton’s hits, dine and delight in an artistic feast, root for your pick in the Roller Derby Championship, peep fancy rides at a car show, and more.  

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, August 23 to Sunday, August 26, 2018.

Things to Do All Weekend

  • Find Your Beach on Galveston Island | Daily – The water has been amazing in Galveston this summer.Whether you’re looking to join in a game of beach volleyball and toss back some cold ones at alcohol-friendly East Beach, or you’re looking to bond with your family under the sun in a beach challenge at life guard-supervised Stewart Beach, Galveston’s got the beach for you.
  • 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.
  • Deli Month at Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen Restaurant | Daily – Chow down on a three-course menu of items like stuffed kishka, matzo ball soup, and Hungarian goulash when both locations of Kenny & Ziggy’s participate in the nationwide fundraiser, Deli Month. Proceeds benefit the Holocaust Museum Houston. $37.
  • Ring of Fire at Stages Repertory Theatre | Daily – Walk the line to Stages Repertory Theatre for Ring of Fire, a biographical performance about Johnny Cash featuring all of his top hits. $25. Showtimes vary.
  • The Mousetrap at the Alley Theatre | Daily – Take a seat for one of the longest-running shows in the world, Agatha Christie’s thrilling mystery, The Mousetrap. In the beloved British play, a group of visitors takes shelter from a snowstorm in a boarding house, only to find that one of their new companions is a murderer. Tickets start at $26. Showtimes vary.
  • Feeling Groovy 4 at Music Box Theater | Friday and Saturday – Groove on down to your favorite tunes from the ‘60s and ‘70s when Music Box Theater presents Feeling Groovy 4, an all-new musical featuring songs by Simon & Garfunkel, Fleetwood Mac, Glen Campbell, Diana Ross, The Carpenters, The Bee Gees, and Barbra Streisand. Tickets start at $29, but limited, discounted $14.50 general admission tickets are available for select shows. 7:30pm daily.
  • Love & Makes Candle-Making Workshop in Rice Village | Saturday and Sunday – Design and create a personalized wax candle with help from the team at Love & Makes in Rice Village. The BYOB workshop also features handmade goods from local artisans to shop while your candles set. Times vary daily.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Friday, August 24, 2018

Things to Do on Saturday, August 25 and Sunday, August 26, 2018.

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