Get a Nightlife: September 19 to 23, 2018

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Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, September 19 to Sunday, September 23, 2018.

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The only thing we have to fear is the fear of missing out itself.

Fear no more, we’ve got you covered with our in-the-know list of art, music, and nightlife events happening around Houston, from Wednesday through Sunday.

Day + Nightlife Guide

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

  • After Dark at Houston Museum of Natural Science – Explore the permanent halls as well as the special exhibits Houston Museum of Natural Science after hours while sipping on a drink from the cash bar at the After Dark event. Tickets range from $15 to $25.  The museum will remain open until 9pm.
  • Wine Down Wednesday at FM Kitchen and Bar | No Cover – Head to FM Kitchen and Bar every Wednesday for cheap wine all day and some live acoustic music all night from Tom Lynch and Haley Lynch of the local band VODI. Live music begins at 6:30pm. 11am to 8:30pm.
  • Painting with Pinot’s Palette at Main Street Square – Take an Autumn Colors-themed painting class with the artists of Pinot’s Palette at Main Street Square in Downtown. Tickets are $22 per person. 5:30pm.
  • Wednesday Night Steak Night at West Alabama Ice House – West Alabama Ice House hosts a Steak Night where you can choose from an 8 oz. filet or 12 oz. ribeye with a loaded baked potato and mixed green salad. Cost of the dinner is $18. 7pm.
  • Bingo Night at Mellow Mushroom | No Cover – Enjoy drink specials, pizza, and prizes while playing a game of bingo at Mellow Mushroom. 7pm.
  • Game of Thrones Trivia at Under the Radar Brewery | No Cover – Claim the iron throne and show off your knowledge of the hit HBO series, Games of Thrones at Under the Radar Brewery. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Smiile at Satellite Bar – Catch a show from the Austin-based indie rock band Smiile at Satellite Bar in the East End. The Millbrook Estates, India Tigers in Texas, and Pearl Crush open the show. Tickets are $10. 8pm.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018

  • Menil Collection Reopening Celebration | FREE – Celebrate the Menil Collection’s grand reopening, following a seven-month hiatus to reinstall its permanent collection. Along with plenty of artistic eye candy, you’ll find food trucks, live music, and as always, free admission. 11am to 7pm.
  • Woodforest Craft Fest in Montgomery | No Cover – Woodforest Craft Fest in Montgomery will showcase 20 local and regional breweries who will roll out their kegs and serve up free beer samples to adults 21 and up. There will be live music by Sick Duck, Louis Adams Band, and Travis Lance, along with many family- and kid-friendly activities. Noon to 6pm.
  • Oktoberfest in the Heights | No Cover – Celebrate Oktoberfest at the Little Woodrow’s in the Heights parking lot with traditional foods, beer, music, and Wiener dog races. Noon.
  • Saint Arnold Midtown Pub Crawl | No Cover – Have a few craft beers when Saint Arnold host their Midtown Pub Crawl with participating bars Front Porch Pub, Christian’s Tailgate, Little Woodrow’s and more. 2pm to 6pm.
  • Whiskies of the World at Silver Street Studios – Experience the art of whiskey at the 2018 Whiskies of the World Expo at Silver Street Studios. As one of the largest whiskey tasting events in the nation, Whiskies of the World gathers more than 200 of the most fascinating distilled spirits from around the globe, along with their makers and ambassadors, to offers guests an unforgettable evening. General admission tickets are $120; VIP tickets are $145. 5pm to 9pm.
  • Rob Lowe at Revention Music Center – Actor Rob Lowe brings his one-man show, Stories I Only Tell My Friends, to the Revention Music Center. Tickets start at $59. 7pm to 9pm.
  • Tiger Jaw in Concert at White Oak Music Hall – Rock out to the pop-punk sounds of Tiger Jaw at White Oak Music Hall along with openers The Sidekicks, and Cave People. Tickets start at $16. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Childish Gambino in Concert at Toyota Center – Toyota Center welcomes the Grammy-, Golden Globe- and Emmy-winning artist Donald Glover’s Childish Gambino to Downtown. Tickets range from $49.50 to $129.50, before ticketing fees, but you may find cheaper of better seats on the TicketNetwork resale marketplace. 8pm to 10pm.
  • Tim Allen at Smart Financial Centre – Stand up comedian and star of the hit sitcom Home Improvement, Tim Allen takes the stage at Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land. Tickets start at $70. 8pm.
  • The Late Show: Bathtub Full of Gin at Prohibition Supperclub – Step into the Roaring ’20s, when skirts were short and booze was a secret pleasure. Bathtub Full of Gin is Terrible Enfant Theatre Company’s immersive dance party series, where evocative theatre performances combine with high energy electro swing music. Tickets are $20 for standing; $35 for seated, but limited, discounted $10 standing tickets are available for most shows. 11pm.

Sunday, September 23, 2018 

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Zahira Gutierrez is a writer and musician born and raised in Houston fascinated by fashion. When she isn't recording or touring the country with her band, Wild Moccasins, she can be found sewing her own costumes and covering lifestyle events for 365 Things to Do in Houston.