Plan Your Weekend: October 15 to 18, 2020

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Updated: Saturday, October 16, 2020 at 2:45pm.

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide from Thursday, October 15 through Sunday, October 18, 2020.

Crown a victor at a competitive vegan bake-off; fall out of your driver’s seat laughing during drive-in stand-up comedy; celebrate the 151st birthday of Mahatma Gandhi with a virtual commemoration; get your Halloween on at one of many spooky movie screenings happening around Houston 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, October 15 to Sunday, October 18, 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.
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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Friday, October 16, 2020

  • Sunrise Yoga at The Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park – Bring your mat and stretch your way into the weekend with Big Power Yoga during a 45-minute early morning yoga session on the lawn at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. $10. 6:30am to 7:15am.
  • HTX Market at Walking Stick Brewing Company | No Cover – Keep cool at an in-person, evening market featuring plenty of local vendors and artisans at Walking Stick Brewing Company near Shady Acres. No cash will be accepted, credit card only. 5pm to 9pm.
  • Comedian Chinedu presents Laughter Is Healing: The Online Experience Laugh yourself silly from the comfort of your own home during an online comedy set from Houston-based stand-up comedian Chinedu, who will be performing his brand new comedy show titled, Laughter Is Healing. Tickets are $10; $20 for VIP. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Drive-In Movie Screening of Beetlejuice at Raven Tower Call out his name three times and watch him appear (from the comfort of your car) at an outdoor drive-in movie screening of the silly, scary 1988 Tim Burton classic, Beetlejuice, at Raven Tower. Tickets per vehicle start at $25. Screenings at​ 7pm and 9:20pm for $30; 11:45pm for $25.
  • Poltergeist Movie Screening at City Acre Brewing Co. | FREE – Check out a screening of the haunting 1982 horror classic, Poltergeist, directed by Tobe Hooper and written by Steven Spielberg, at an outdoor movie screening at City Acre Brewing Co. 7:15pm.
  • Bert Kreischer’s Hot Summer Nights Tour at Moonstruck Drive-In Fall out of your car laughing when comedian Bert Kreischer performs new material live alongside special guests for a drive-in audience at Moonstruck Drive-In in the East End. Tickets for the early show are sold out, but tickets are still available for the 10:30pm slot, starting at $160 for 3 people.
  • Flash Gordon Parks DJ Set at Brasil Houston | No Cover – Hit the Montrose café mainstay for food, drinks and a lively evening set that ranges from blues and jazz to soul/funk and hip-hop from DJ Flash Gordon Parks on the back patio. 8pm to 10pm.
  • The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Show at Rockefeller’s HoustonEnjoy a live recreation of Elvis Presley’s 1968 comeback show in Vegas at the historic venue on Washington Ave. Tickets start at $10. 8pm to 11pm.

Things to Do on Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18, 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.