Plan Your Weekend: May 28 to 31, 2020

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Photo courtesy of Hermann Park Conservancy

Updated: Friday, May 29, 2020 at 11:45am

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, May 28 to Sunday, May 31, 2020. 

Planning your week these days may be challenging—but fear not, we’ve gathered our picks for events and virtual events taking place throughout Houston this week.

That said, be sure to check back in the coming days, as this list is a work in progress that we’ll be adding to in real-time as new events emerge. If you know of an event, please email us at [email protected] with a link to the official event details.

Click here for health guidelines, recommended actions, ways to help, restaurants offering curbside service, things to do at home with the kiddos, and more.

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

  • Levy Park presents Tai Chi On-Demand on Facebook & YouTube | FREE – Practice Tai Chi to connect and focus the body and mind with slow, low-impact gentle movements and stretches. Open to all ages and levels, this class is great for those who want to de-stress, find their inner peace, and increase overall health. View sessions on the Levy Park Facebook page or on YouTube. 10am to 10:30am.
  • Pearland Library presents Virtual Storytime on Facebook Live | FREE – Bring your favorite kiddos around the screen for a live reading from Pearland Library. 11am to 11:30pm.
  • Chez Nous Pop-Up at White Elm Cafe Bakery SpaceLocal French restaurant Chez Nous partners up with White Elm Cafe Bakery (set to open up this summer) for a to-go pop-up. The pop-up will start at noon until they sell out and will offer gourmet sandwiches on Bread Man Baking Company’s breads including Focaccia, Marbled Rye, Hoagie, and Croissants. Along with the sandwiches, they will also be offering desserts and elixirs. Menu prices vary. To-go orders only. Noon.
  • ROCOreveal: Composer Alyssa Morris on Facebook Live | FREE – River Oaks Chamber Orchestra’s 16th season composer-in-residence Alyssa Morris will chat from her home about three works she’s writing for ROCO, and more. 12:30pm to 1:30pm.
  • CAMH presents Virtual Artist Talk with Ayanna Jolivet Mccloud on YouTube | FREE – Learn more about the exhibition Slowed and Throwed: Records of the City Through Mutated Lenses with CAMH’s Exhibitions Manager and Assistant Curator, Patricia Restrepo, and a visual artist featured in the exhibition— Ayanna Jolivet Mccloud. Tune in to CAMH’s YouTube channel for this conversation about this two-part interdisciplinary exhibition that orbits around the legacy of the late Houston rapper. 6:30pm to 7pm.
  • Asia Society Texas Center presents Webcast: The Global Race for Vaccines, Treatments for Covid-19 | FREE – Join Asia Society Hong Kong Center and the Texas Center as experts discuss the global race to develop vaccines and treatments for COVID-19. This program is online-only and will be simulcast to YouTube Live and Facebook Live. 8pm.
  • Grease Movie Screening at The Showboat Drive-In Theater – The Showboat Drive-In Theater in Hockley screens the classic modern musical, Grease (1978), starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. The classic drive-in set-up is ideally suited for socially-distanced entertainment. Experience the friendships, romances, and adventures of a group of high school kids in the 1950s. 8:30pm.

Friday, May 29, 2020

  • The Health Museum presents Live Lab with Great Age Movement on Facebook Live | FREE – Join The Health Museum and the Great Age Movement for some fun, at-home exercise techniques to keep seniors active and mobile during the quarantine. Thie event will be held online on The Health Museum’s Facebook Page. 11:30am to noon.
  • Goethe Pop Up Houston presents a Virtual Lunchtime Concert with Melissa E. Logan | FREE – Turn your lunch hour into an at-home listening session with Goethe Pop Up Houston’s virtual Lunchtime Concert with Melissa E. Logan, co-founder of the Munich collective Chicks on Speed. This event will be held on Goethe Pop Up Houston’s Facebook Live. Noon to 1pm
  • Discovery Green presents Mad Science Online Demonstration | FREE – Give homeschooling a break and tune in to Discovery Green’s online demonstration from Mad Science of Houston instead. You’ll learn fun and easy interactive experiments just in time for science class. This event will be held online at Discovery Green’s website. 12:30pm.
  • Evelyn’s Park Conservancy presents Hot Pilates With Christie Kercho on Facebook Live | FREE – Take part in a virtual hot pilates class with Christie Kercho presented by Evelyn’s Park Conservancy. Participants will need a yoga mat and water, hand towel optional. 6pm.
  • Vinology presents Austrian Virtual Wine Tasting & Dinner on Facebook Live Vinology, located on Bissonnet and Greenbriar, presents a virtual tour of the  “Eastern Realm”, otherwise known as Österreich or Austria. The alpine country has had a tumultuous modern wine history, but the reputation of its wine has soared to new heights in recent years. The program will feature special guests Emily Schindler from Winemonger Imports and Sean McNeely. The video is free to view on the shop’s Facebook page. Each wine is available individually, along with the Austrian dinner for two. If you order all four wine bottles, plus the dinner for two, the total price is $155. 6:30pm to 7:30pm.
  • No Parking on the Dance Floor: Drive-In Dance Music Experience at The Showboat Drive-in TheaterThe Showboat Drive-in Theater hosts No Parking on the Dance Floor, a drive-in dance music experience, featuring live music performances from El Paso hip hop group, Riot Ten, also with SubDocta, Bailo, and Wes Walz. Guests will be able to tune into the performance on their FM radios, and can dance within the car, or get out and dance next to their vehicle. Mixing with people from other vehicles will not be permitted and masks are highly recommended when outside of your vehicle. Tickets are priced by vehicle and the number of passengers. Driver tickets and parking permits range from $42.50 to $47.50 (plus an $11 fee). Tickets for each additional passenger range from $22.50 to $27.50 (plus an $8 or $9 fee). 7pm to 11pm.
  • Virtual DJ Set with DJ Dayta on Twitch | FREE – Known for spinning everything from hip-hop to house to disco, the local DJ, Dayta live streams a set on Twitch. This event will be held online on DJ Dayta’s Twitch account. 8pm to 11pm.
  • MyOhMy: A Drag Show Extravaganza Online Texas’ touring drag show presents a virtual variety performance featuring tributes to Prince, Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey, Pink, Whitney Houston, Tina Turner, and more. Admission Tickets are $9.95, but limited discounted $4 tickets are available. 8pm.
  • Classic Numbers Friday Live Stream on Twitch | FREE – Dance from the comfort of your home to ’80s, goth, industrial, new wave and more, as Numbers Nightclub in Montrose continues its weekly Friday dance night. Until further notice, the weekly dance night DJ set will be livestreamed on Twitch by Numbers’ resident DJ Wes Wallace. No in-person attendance. 9:30pm to 1am.

Things to Do on Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31, 2020.

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