Make the most of your week with our top 10 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, January 4 to Sunday, January 10, 2021.
Planning your week these days can be challenging but we’ve got you covered with our picks for events and virtual events taking place throughout Houston this week.
Be sure to check back in the coming days as we add events when they emerge. Do you know an event that could make the list? Let us know at [email protected] with a link to the official event details.
Scroll below to find great things happening in Houston from Monday, January 4 to Sunday, January 10, 2021.
Top 10 Things to Do This Week in Houston
- Houston Rockets vs. Dallas Mavericks at Toyota Center | Monday, January 4 – Rep H-Town at a limited capacity game against Luka Dončić and the Dallas Mavericks in the heart of Downtown. $45 to over $300, but you may find better or cheaper seats on the TicketNetwork marketplace. 7pm to 9pm.
- Frerejean Freres Champagne Dinner at Artisans Restaurant | Tuesday, January 5 – Work your way through a five-course dinner featuring five Frerejean Freres champagnes when Artisans Restaurant hosts Rodolphe Frerejean-Taittinger (of France’s famed Taittinger family) for an all-Champagne dinner in Midtown. Reservations are required. $100 per person, plus tax and gratuity. 5:45pm.
- Andrea Magee in Concert at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck & Online | Thursday, January 7 – Catch a live set from legendary singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Andrea Magee when she brings her blend of blues, country, and pop tunes to the stage at Mucky Duck in Upper Kirby. $120 for a table of four; $180 for a table for six. A free livestream broadcast will also be viewable on YouTube. 6pm.
- Asia Society Texas Center presents Covid-19 Vaccines: What to Expect in 2021 on YouTube and Facebook Live | Thursday, January 7 | FREE – Hear about the approval and distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine when former Dean of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Dr. Barry Bloom takes part in a virtual discussion about what Americans can expect in the coming months. 7:30pm.
- Comedian Whitney Cummings at Houston Improv (Postponed) | Thursday to Saturday – Laugh through the weekend when Whitney Cummings—star of NBC series Whitney, and co-creator of the Emmy-nominated 2 Broke Girls—hits the stage at the Houston Improv for six socially distanced shows. These shows have been postponed. Please check with Houston Improv if you’ve already purchased tickets.
- Houston Symphony presents In the Mood: A Big Band New Year at Jones Hall & Online | Friday, January 8 to Sunday, January 10 – Start 2021 on a swingin’ note with larger-than-life big band mainstays like “Take the ‘A’ Train,” “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)” and more when the Houston Symphony and vocalist David Caceres perform a weekend of socially distanced concerts at Jones Hall, with a live stream option. $29; live stream tickets are $20. Showtimes vary.
- Bridal Extravaganza Show at George R. Brown Convention | Saturday, January 9 & Sunday, January 10 – Plan the perfect wedding at a socially distanced version of the popular wedding show in Downtown, featuring more than 325 vendors, 650 display showcases, seminars and more. $15, but 365 Houston readers can knock $2 each ticket with promo code 3652021. Times vary.
- Underbelly Hospitality presents Bakin’ Biscuits with Victoria on Zoom | Saturday, January 9 – Gather all the essential tips on delicious biscuits from Underbelly pastry director Victoria Dearmond during a virtual cooking class where viewers will bake a batch of 10 biscuits and fresh lemon curd. $45 for the baking kit and class. 1pm.
- Vintage Street Fest: New Year’s Jam at 4009 Polk | Sunday, January 10 | No Cover – Dig for vintage gems from the 80s and 90s at the first Vintage Street Fest of 2021 in the East End. DJs Joe B and BBC will provide the soundtrack and Karbach Brewing will supply the complimentary beverages at this afternoon market. Noon to 6pm.
- Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers at Toyota Center | Sunday, January 10 – Cheer on the Rockets when LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers visit Houston’s homecourt in Downtown. $105 to over $300, but you may find better or cheaper seats on the TicketNetwork marketplace. 6pm to 8:30pm.
Social Distancing & COVID-19
Businesses and organizations in Houston have opened under modified protocols, following guidelines administered by local health officials, the State of Texas and CDC. At this time, guidance from experts urges people to continue wearing face masks when in public spaces, practice social distancing of at least six feet, limit your touching of surfaces and frequently use hand sanitizer or soap and water to keep your hands clean.
Although vaccines have been approved and distribution has begun, supplies are still limited. Health officials have severely cautioned that it will take until late spring 2021 before the U.S. might be able to expect a level of herd immunity. In the meantime, masks are strongly advised to help curb the increasing spread of COVID-19 this winter.
Before heading out, take time to familiarize with your destination’s requirements or restrictions at this moment, and be sure to contact them ahead of time with any questions or concerns.
More Things to Do in Houston
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