Plan Your Weekend: January 24 to 27, 2019

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Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, January 24 to Sunday, January 27, 2019. 

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Get riled up at the Ring of Honor wrestling match; score a great deal at top-notch restaurants during Galveston Restaurant Week; dance along to a live show by Earth, Wind, and Fire at the Astros’ annual Diamond Dreams Gala; sample creative offerings made with Saint Arnolds beer; celebrate Clutch’s birthday when the Rockets take on the Toronto Raptors and more.  

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, January 24 to Sunday, January 27, 2019.

Things to Do All Weekend

  • The Catastrophic Theatre presents Wakey, Wakey at the Quintero Theatre | Daily – Featuring a man near death named Guy, Wakey, Wakey calls to mind a stand-up routine performed at the edge of death. It grapples inventively and honestly with the human impulse to express itself, even as nearing its inevitable end. The result is joyous, surprising, frequently funny, and ultimately rapturous. Tickets are pay what you can. Showtimes vary.
  • Houston Auto Show at NRG Center | Daily Scope out the auto industry’s latest offerings at the 36th Houston Auto Show in NRG Center. More than 30 of the world’s top automakers will feature their latest models, allowing visitors to see, hear, touch, and even drive the cars themselves. $12 plus fees. Times vary.
  • Too Heavy for Your Pocket at the Ensemble Theatre | Daily Explore the themes of love, justice, and responsibility in Too Heavy for Your Pocket, Ensemble Theatre’s latest production set in rural Tennessee during the Civil Rights Movement. Tickets start at $30. Showtimes vary.
  • The Secretary at Main Street Theater | Daily Take a seat for Main Street Theater’s second production of their recent offbeat comedy, The Secretary, which follows the owner of a small-town gun company that specializes in firearms for women. Tickets start at $42. Showtimes vary.
  • Comedian Drew Lynch at Houston Improv | Thursday to Saturday – Catch the clean, upbeat comedy of former America’s Got Talent finalist, Drew Lynch when he brings his cackle-inducing hilarity and positive musings about everyday life to H-Town for five shows. 20 to $30, but you can score 2-for-1 tickets for the Thursday performance only with promocode DREW365. Showtimes vary.
  • 4th Wall Theatre Co. presents Rapture, Blister, Burn at Studio 101 | Thursday to Saturday – Follow the story of two women as they part ways after school and fall into drastically different paths, only to find that decades later, they’re both left unfulfilled and coveting each other’s way of life. Presented by 4th Wall Theatre Co, Rapture, Blister, Burn, adds a comedic twist to this daring look at gender politics. Tickets start at $17. 7:30pm daily.
  • 8th Wonder Pizza Pairing at Your Pie | Thursday to Saturday – Treat yourself with a tasty, ten-inch pizza taster – with each slice paired to a different, delicious 8th Wonder beer – at Your Pie’s special 8th Wonder Pizza Pairing. Each ten-inch pizza will contain a slice each from four different pizzas. A flight of four, 4-oz beer tasters will be paired with the pizza, all for just $20. Times vary per day.
  • HGO presents The Pearl Fishers at Wortham Theater Center | Friday and Sunday – Make your way to Downtown’s Wortham Theater Center for the Houston Grand Opera’s production of The Pearl Fishers, a rarely performed gem that tells of two best friends who become wrapped up in a love triangle. Tickets start at $20, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. Showtimes vary.
  • 8th Annual Galveston Restaurant Week | Begins Saturday – Dine out for a cause in 25 of Galveston’s hottest eateries throughout Galveston Restaurant Week, a sixteen-day affair that benefits Access Care of Coastal Texas. Restaurants will feature two- and/or three-course dinners priced between $20 and $35. Two-course lunches, breakfasts, and brunches will cost between $10 and $20. Times and locations vary.
  • 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. $45. Times vary.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Friday, January 25, 2019

Things to Do on Saturday, January 26 and Sunday, January 27, 2019.

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