Plan Your Weekend: August 20 to 23, 2020

Hines Lake Boardwalk at Memorial Park | Photo: Justin Jerkins

Updated: Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 2:30pm.

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this Weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide from Thursday, August 20 to Sunday, August 23, 2020. 

Revamp your wardrobe with a fashion forward summer soiree; enjoy a Disney animated film under the stars in Kingwood; bike around Downtown on a glowing LED bike while enjoying the sounds of hip-hop; cheer on the Dynamo and more.

In addition to these great events, check back in the coming days, as more are sure to get added. If you know of a virtual event, please email us at [email protected] with a link to the official event details.

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, August 20 to Sunday, August 23, 2020.

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Things to Do All Weekend

  • More Things To Do at Home | Daily | Many FREE – If you’re still looking for things to do as you stay in, then tap into our wide-ranging lists of things you can do at home.
  • Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources– Find face masks, more information about best practices, how you can help, and other details about response to COVID-19.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Friday, August 21, 2020

  • Houston Dynamo vs. FC Dallas: Live from BBVA Stadium | FREE – Hold it down for H-Town when the Dynamo take the field for their first home match since pausing the season in March. They’ll face their rivals from up north, FC Dallas, in a no-fans match at BBVA Stadium. The game will be broadcast on QuestTEXAS channel 55. 7pm.
  • Insomnia Gallery presents Summer Slashers: Online Horror Art Show on Youtube | FREE – Featuring original works by local artists, Summer Slashers is an online-only art show with works inspired by many of pop culture’s stone cold killers. Artwork on view can be purchased, with proceeds supporting participating artists, as well as the gallery. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Letsdothishouston presents Da Baby & Lil Baby Night Light Bike Ride Cruise the city streets on a beginner-level biking event, featuring LED bikes and a playlist dedicated to hip-hop artists Da Baby and Lil Baby, as you travel to select destinations in Downtown and the Museum District. $27.60 to rent an LED bike; $11.37 if you bring your own bike. 7:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • Drive-In Movie Screening of Relic at Shady Acres Saloon – Catch a film screening of Relic, a slow-burning horror flick that chronicles Kay and her mother’s increasingly volatile behavior, which may be linked to an evil presence at their family’s country home. $30 per vehicle. 7:30pm and 9:55pm.
  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Movie Screening at City Acre Brewing Co. | FREE with RSVP – City Acre Brewing Co. hosts an outdoor socially distanced movie screening of the hilarious 2004 movie statting Will Ferrell, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. They will also be offering the themed cocktail special, Scotch Ale and a Scotchy Scotch ButterScotch. 8pm to 10pm.
  • Orange Show Drive-In: Rushmore Movie Screening at Orange Show Center for Visionary Art Laugh your way into the weekend while catching a drive-in screening of Wes Anderson’s 1993 kitschy film Rushmore, shot here in Houston and starring Jason Schwartzman as wide-eyed teenager Max Fischer who befriends a rich industrialist named Herman Blume (Bill Murray). In addition to the film, Arnaldo Richards’ Pico’s will be on-site serving food for purchase. $30 per vehicle. 8pm.
  • McGonigel’s Mucky Duck presents Jeff Daniels Online & Unplugged | FREE – Enjoy an intimate, online-only performance from Emmy award-winning actor and singer-songwriter Jeff Daniels in a set filled with original songs, personal stories and an audience Q&A following the show. $15. 8pm to 9:30pm.

Things to Do on Saturday, August 22 and Sunday, August 23, 2020.

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Cody Swann
Cody Swann is a writer and musician born and raised in Houston. When he isn't recording or touring the country with his band, Wild Moccasins, he can be found covering live music and arts events for 365 Things to Do in Houston.