Plan Your Weekend: August 15 to 18, 2019

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Rock the Row at Hughes Landing | Photo courtesy of The Woodlands Township

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, August 15 to Sunday, August 18, 2019. 

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Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, August 15 to Sunday, August 18, 2019.

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Things to Do All Weekend

Thursday, August 15, 2019

  • 9th Annual Journey Through China at Miller Outdoor Theatre | FREE – Experience an authentic Chinese dance performance when Dance of Asian America returns to Miller Outdoor Theatre for the 9th annual production of Journey Through China. The show explores the culture, traditions, and dances of several ethnic groups throughout China. 11am.
  • Blanket Bingo at Market Square ParkLounge out on lawn chairs or blankets while enjoying a historic night out filled with music, fun, and bingo. Admission includes a packet of bingo cards, which are good for about ten games. $10. 6pm to 9pm.
  • All About That Bubbly at Houston Zoo Pop champagne at the Houston Zoo when it opens its doors after hours for All About That Bubbly, an evening event with a live ice carving show, a photo booth, giant lawn games, and the opportunity to see exotic animals up-close. Tickets are $35. 6pm to 10pm.
  • Bollywood & Bhangra Dancing Class at Levy Park | FREE – Work your entire body while dancing to the powerful beats of Bollywood music at this free Bhangra dance class in Levy Park. 7pm to 8pm.
  • Rock the Row at Hughes Landing | FREE – Bring your blankets and lawn chairs out to Hughes Landing in The Woodlands for an evening of live music. This event is part of the Rock the Row free concert series. 7pm to 9pm.
  • Movies on the Lawn: Disney’s Zootopia Movie Screening at First Colony Mall | FREE Treat the kiddos to a Thursday night movie on The Lawn at First Colony Mall, where this week you can catch a screening of Disney’s Zootopia. 7pm to 9:30pm.
  • The EaDo Comedy Show at CSz ArenaFor this improv show, ComedySportz Houston will draw from the vibe of the East Downtown neighborhood and call on audience members to participate. $10; limited comped and discounted $5 tickets available. 8pm.

Friday, August 16, 2019

  • Sunrise Yoga at The Water WorksStart your day with a 45-minute sunrise yoga session at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. Instructors from Big Power Yoga will lead the class, which is open to newbies and experienced yogis alike. There is a suggested donation of $10. 6:30am to 7:15am
  • Bubbles and Baubles Reception at HMNS Step out for a swanky evening of champagne and caviar during the Bubbles and Baubles event in the McFerrin Fabergé Collection at HMNS. Throughout the evening, you can browse more than 600 pieces of Fabergé artistry, meet with chefs participating in Saturday’s Around the World in 10,000 Bites event, and sample some of their featured dishes. Tickets are $250. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Friday Night Live at Evelyn’s Park | No Cover Spend Friday night enjoying live music from local artists, food, drinks, and fun every week at Evelyn’s Park. 6:30pm to 10pm.
  • Murder Mystery Dinner at Haak Winery Get into character and crack the case at this Murder Mystery Dinner presented by Haak Winery. A buffet dinner is included with admission. $65. 7pm to 9pm.
  • Jeremy McQueen’s Black Iris Project at Miller Outdoor Theatre | FREE Experience a free performance of Jeremy McQueen’s award-winning choreography during the Black Iris Project, which features classical and contemporary ballet and celebrates Black history. Included in the show is the world premiere of The Storm, a new ballet that was inspired by the Middle Passage, Hurricane Katrina, and Hurricane Harvey. 8:30pm to 11:30pm.
  • Classic Numbers: Every Friday at Numbers NightclubTravel back to the ’80s with hits from The Smiths, The Cure, Blondie and more every Friday night at the always-eclectic Numbers Nightclub in Montrose. 9pm.

Things to Do on Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18, 2019.

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