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Saturday, October 6, 2018

  • Park to Port Ride at Bill Coats Bridge Hop on a bike for this 20-mile ride that runs from Hermann Park, along the Brays Bayou Greenway trail, to the Port of Houston, where a turn-around party awaits with snacks, drinks, and music at Hidalgo Park. Riders will then cruise back toward Hermann Park for a post-ride celebration. $35. 7:30am.
  • The 28th Annual Komen Houston Race for the Cure at Sam Houston Park | Saturday, October 6Join the Race for the Cure when the Susan G. Komen foundation hosts its 28th annual event at Sam Houston Park. Proceeds from the race will go toward research, care, and community resources to fight breast cancer. $40 for adults, $25 for children 17 and under. 7:45am.
  • Farmers Market at Baldwin Park | No Cover Shop a curated selection of fresh produce and prepared foods from local farmers, bakers, and chefs at this farmers market in Baldwin Park. 10am.
  • 3rd Annual Weird Homes Tour – Go on a self-guided driving tour of seven quirky, curious, and completely unique Houston homes. VIP ticket holders will also get access to an eighth home, the newly completed, three-story McGowen Container Home (built from shipping containers, like its name suggests) and a copy of Weird Homes Tour’s new coffee table book. $30; $55 VIP; free for ages 13 and under with guardian. 10am to 6pm.
  • First Saturday Arts Market in The Heights | No Cover  Browse artwork and enjoy delicious bites and live music at the First Saturday Arts Market in the Heights. 11am to 6pm.
  • Houston Margarita Festival at The Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park Sip margaritas all Saturday long, with every flavor from classic lime to pumpkin spice available at the Houston Margarita Festival in The Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park. Attendees can taste signature recipes by top mixologists, then vote for their favorite to win the title of best margarita. Tickets start at $15, but limited discounted $7.50 tickets are available. Noon to 10pm.
  • Battle of Piney Woods at NRG StadiumRoot for your pick to win one of the oldest college rivalries in the country, the Battle of Piney Woods, at NRG Stadium. As usual, Sam Houston State University will take on Stephen F. Austin State University in its 93rd year. Tickets are $15. 1pm.
  • 18th Annual Intuitive & Wellness Fair at Sundance Yoga Studio in Friendswood | No Cover Tap into mental, emotional, and physical wellness with acupuncture, reiki, massage, aromatherapy, astrology readings, henna, tarot, and more at the 18th Annual Intuitive & Wellness Fair. Held at Sundance Yoga in Friendswood, the fair offers 20-minute sample treatments and plenty of information regarding all of its exhibited services. 2pm to 7pm.
  • Sawyer Yards Fall Biannual Art Stroll | FREE – Take a walk through Sawyer Yards’ five-studio campus, which includes Sabine Street Studios, Silver Street, Spring Street Studios, Summer Street Studios, The Silos at Sawyer and Winter Street Studios, in the Fall Biannual Art Stroll. During the stroll, you can view and shop thousands of pieces of artwork from more than 350 local artists, while enjoying live music, light bites, and drinks at each building. 4pm to 9pm.
  • ROCO Unchambered: Mind Games at MATCHSit back and enjoy Mind Games, an interactive performance from ROCO Unchambered, and composed by Richard Lavenda. While ROCO trumpeter Joe Foley and percussionist Matt McClung play off of each other’s music, the audience can influence the direction of the piece by voting on their phones throughout the show. $25. 5pm.
  • The Woodlands Celebration of Excellence Gala at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center Honor your hometown heroes and celebrate Interfaith’s 45th anniversary at The Woodlands Celebration of Excellence Gala at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center. Presented by Woodforest National Bank, the gala will feature dinner, silent and live auctions, and an honoring of heroes, as well as a Moroccan-themed after party. Tickets start at $150. 6pm.
  • Krunk Komedy with DJ Nabs at NRG ArenaCrack up at this touring comedy show featuring some of the biggest names in hip-hop and hosted by comedian Red Grant. Krunk Komedy’s lineup includes Donnell Rawlings, DJ Nabs, Red Grant, Lil Scrappy, Young Dro, Yung Joc, The Ying Yang Twins, Trae The Truth, and Travis Porter. Tickets start at $55, but you may find cheaper or better seats on the TicketNetwork resale marketplace8pm.
  • Wild Moccasins with Vodi in Concert at Satellite BarCheck out a concert by Houston’s own Wild Moccasins, when they perform a selection of music from their latest album, Look Together, at Satellite Bar. Houston-based Vodi will open the show. $12. 8pm.
  • Rice Owls vs. UTSA Football at Rice Stadium Cheer for the Rice University football team as they take on the Roadrunners at home. Tickets start at $20, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 6pm. 
  • The Choir of Man at The Grand 1894 Opera HouseSee what’s been called the “ultimate feel-good show” when The Grand 1894 Opera House presents The Choir of Man. The part-concert-part-party features songs from many genres, ranging from pub tunes and folk to Broadway and classic rock. Tickets start at $27, but limited discounted $19 tickets are available. 8pm.
  • METdance Season Kickoff at Discovery Green | FREE – Kick off METDance’s 23rd season under the stars with a dance performance featuring Robbie Moore, Christian Denice, and the 2018 Emerging Choreographer recipient, Tsai Hsi Hung. 8pm to 10pm.
  • The Late Show: Bathtub Full of Gin at Prohibition SupperclubYou’re in for a sexy, booze-filled evening when the Moonlight Dolls take the stage for this 1920’s show at Prohibition Supperclub. Tickets start at $20, but limited, discounted $10 tickets are available. 11:30pm.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

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