Make the most of your week with our top 16 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, January 21 to Sunday, January 27, 2019.
Happening This Week
Also in January 2019
Indulge in a family-style bourbon pairing with Agricole Hospitality’s resident expert, meet your favorite Astros players at the annual FanFest, sing and dance along to an epic show by Justin Timberlake, enjoy an evening out at the opera with a rarely performed show, attend a cooking class to up your breakfast game and more.
Top 16 Things to Do This Week in Houston
- MLK Day Celebrations Around Houston | MLK Day, Monday, January 21 – Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at several parades, marches, and other celebrations around the city. Prices, times, and locations vary.
- 2nd Anniversary with EJ Miller and $2 Happy Hour at Riel | Tuesday, January 22 – Celebrate Riel’s second anniversary with $2 drink specials and a special, a la carte menu featuring the restaurants greatest hits. Former Executive Sous Chef EJ Miller will make his return, and bring with him old favorites like the yellow edge group crudo and head-on Gulf shrimp. Menu prices vary. 5pm to 10pm.
- Justin Timberlake at Toyota Center | Tuesday, January 22 – Bring sexy back with Houston’s third time hosting the Man of the Woods Tour, an epic show by the Grammy-winning artist and Super Bowl LII performer, Justin Timberlake. Tickets start at $49.50, before ticketing fees, but you may find cheaper, better, or hard-to-get seats on TicketNetwork’s resale website. 7:30pm.
- Toro Y Moi, with Wet at White Oak Music Hall | Wednesday, January 23 – Hear new music from Toro Y Moi when they perform live at White Oak Music Hall ahead of their upcoming 2019 release, Outer Peace. Openers Wet are set to kick off the show. Tickets are $27.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale website. 7pm.
- Eggs, Grains, and Vegetables Cooking Class at Pondicheri | Wednesday, January, 23 – Learn how to elevate your breakfast routine by adding various masalas, savory oats, uppma, and vegetables into typically simple egg dishes during this transformative cooking class at Pondicheri. $100. 6pm to 8pm.
- Proprietary Bourbon Dinner with Morgan Weber at Revival Market | Thursday, January 24 – Join Agricole Hospitality’s Morgan Weber as he shares his expertise and love of bourbon during this special dinner at Revival Market. You’ll get to check out some of Weber’s favorite barrels, enjoy a cocktail with light bites, then finish off with a family-style food and drink pairing that features Agricole’s proprietary bourbons. $95 per person, plus gratuity. 5:30pm.
- Los Lonely Boys, with Los Lobos at Revention Music Center | Thursday, January 24 – Jam out to feel-good music by the San Angelo-based Chicano rock trio, Los Lonely Boys, when they take the stage at Revention Music Center. Los Lobos will open the show. Tickets are $35, but you may find better or cheaper seats on the TicketNetwork resale marketplace. 7:30pm.
- Too Heavy for Your Pocket at the Ensemble Theatre | Thursday, January 24 to Sunday, January 27 – 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.
- Houston Rockets vs. Toronto Raptors at Toyota Center | Friday, January 25 – Celebrate Clutch’s birthday and cheer loud for the Rockets when they hit the court to play the Raptors at Toyota Center. Tickets start at $30, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 7pm.
- HGO presents The Pearl Fishers at Wortham Theater Center | Friday, January 25 and Sunday, January 27 – 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.
- Houston Astros FanFest at Minute Maid Park | Saturday, January 26 | No Cover – Meet your favorite players, alumni, and broadcasters when the Houston Astros invite fans to Minute Maid Park for FanFest. You can hit up autograph sessions and photo opportunities, play games and more throughout the afternoon. 11am to 4pm.
- 4th Annual Whiskey in the Winter at Yellow Rose Distilling | Saturday, January 26 – Enjoy music, savory bites, tours of the Yellow Rose distillery, and whiskey tastings when SoléAna Stables and Yellow Rose Distilling presents the fourth annual Whiskey in the Winter event. 7pm to 10pm.
- Monster Jam at NRG Stadium | Saturday, January 26 – Get revved up for a high-energy showcase of massive trucks crushing, ramming, crashing, and soaring through the air at NRG Center. Tickets start at $15, but you may find cheaper or better seats on the TicketNetwork resale marketplace. 7pm.
- 8th Annual Galveston Restaurant Week | Starts Saturday, January 26 – 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.
- One Pot Showdown at Saint Arnold Brewing Company | Sunday, January 27 – Compete—or just eat—at Saint Arnold’s twelfth annual One Pot Showdown, which challenges participants to cook up their best recipe while incorporating Saint Arnold beer as an ingredient. Tickets include food samples of every dish and unlimited brews. $40. 1pm to 4pm.
- Toni Braxton, with SWV at Smart Financial Centre | Sunday, January 27 – Bask in the melodies of Toni Braxton when the multi-talented star stops in Smart Financial Centre for the “As Long As I Live Tour” with special guests SWV. Tickets start at $69.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 8pm.
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