Plan Your Weekend: March 4 to 7, 2021

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Last updated Thursday, March 4, 2021, 3:17pm

Find the perfect things to do in H-Town this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, March 4 through Sunday, March 7, 2021.

This weekend, catch outdoor film screenings across the city; laugh out loud during a hilarious stand-up set from an Emmy-winning actor and comedian; witness a country music legend at two nights of socially distanced concerts in the Heights; master the art of ceramics in a beginner-friendly class and more.

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Things to Do All Weekend

  • Coastal Distancing on Galveston Island | Daily – Practice “coastal distancing” on the island this Spring Break and even further down the fishing line when Galveston Island presents visitors with escape options including museums, beaches, nature, patio dining and more outdoor and socially distanced opportunities. Location, time and prices vary.
  • Collect It For The Culture III at GreenStreet in Downtown | Daily – Snap a photo while checking out more than 30 Texas-based sculptors, photographers, painters and more at a highly Instagrammable experience in a two-story, 23,000 square-foot pop-up gallery space. $20; VIP tickets for two people are $100 and include priority admission. Times vary.
  • Actor & Comedian Jeremy Piven at Houston Improv | Friday & Saturday – Catch a live set from the Emmy-winning actor of HBO’s Entourage and comedian, Jeremy Piven, who takes the stage at the Improv to riff on his life, his experiences in entertainment and more, for four socially distanced shows. $60 for two people; $120 for four people; $180 for six people; VIP tables with meet and greet start at $100 for two people. Showtimes vary.
  • Ray Wylie Hubbard in Concert at The Heights Theater | Friday & Saturday – Honky tonk the night away while enjoying a rip-roaring set from legendary Americana musician Ray Wylie Hubbard, when he brings his singer songwriter chops and honed craft to the stage at The Heights Theater for two nights. $46 to $416. 8pm both evenings.
  • King Kong Movie Screening at Alamo Drafthouse | Friday & Sunday – Watch as larger-than-life monsters come alive when Alamo Drafthouse in Katy hosts two screenings of the 1933 timeless classic, King Kong. Ticket purchases also include a limited-edition premium enamel pin drawn from Mondo’s Universal Monsters and Toho collections. $13.99. Showtimes vary.
  • Houston Symphony: Beethoven’s Pastoral plus Bronfman at Jones Hall | Friday to Sunday | Virtual Option – Witness a virtuoso performance when the Houston Symphony welcomes back Yefim Bronfman for Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3. $29; $20 for virtual livestream on Saturday . Showtimes vary.
  • Disney’s Raya & the Last Dragon Movie Screening at Showboat Drive-In Theater | Friday to Sunday – Watch the mystical land of Kumandra where dragons once co-existed with humans come to life on screen during a screening of Disney’s 2021 animated film, Raya and the Last Dragon at the Showboat Drive-In Theater in Hockley, TX. 7pm each night.
  • There Is An Instant Exhibition at Archway Gallery | Saturday & Sunday | FREE – Catch the opening of Archway’s March 2021 exhibition, There Is An Instant, which features work by artist Silvia PintoSouza whose romantic paintings capture the fleeting moments of sunset as well as life and were inspired by 19th century Colombian poet Guillermo Valencia’s eponymous poem. The exhibition will be on display through Thursday, April 1, 2021. Times vary.
  • Houston Arboretum & Nature Center presents Virtual DIY Mosaic Flower Pot on Zoom | Saturday & Sunday | Virtual – Learn how to make a DIY Mosaic Flower Pot and more during Houston Arboretum’s two-part online class where guests will plan out designs, apply tiles to the pots, and talk about how to use these techniques for other projects. $65 for nonmembers; $40 for members. 1pm to 3pm both days.
  • Stages’ 4th Annual Sin Muros: a LatinX Theater Festival Online | Saturday & Sunday | FREE | Virtual – Raise up Latinx voices and the stories of local Texas communities during a virtual event that features the world premiere of four play readings, artist Candice D’Meza’s multimedia exploration of grief and identity, Fatherland, and more, at the fourth annual Sin Muros Festival, streaming online. Times vary.
  • Things to Do in Clear Lake & the Bay Area | Daily – Discover more than 40 of our picks—including parks, fishing spots, museums, family attractions, breweries and shopping—for the best things to do in and around Clear Lake and the Bay Area.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

  • Regeneration at Archway Gallery | FREE – Catch the final day of Archway’s joint exhibition, Regeneration, which features works in clay, paint, and glass by Carol Berger, Liz Conces Spencer, and Gene Hester. 10am to 6pm.
  • Story Time at Redemption Square | FREE – Immerse the kiddos in a fun, family-friendly storytime when Redemption Square in Atascocita hosts a morning of stories on their outdoor lawn. 11am.
  • Ladies Night: Cheeseboard & Wine Bottle Pairing at Pour Behavior | No Cover – Pair a delicious cheeseboard with a bottle of vino for a night out, with live tunes from DJ Johnny Mac. $20. 4pm to midnight.
  • Heather Rayleen in Concert at One Fifth Southern Comfort | No Cover – Tap your toes to the country music tunes of Heather Rayleen when she performs live on the patio at Chef Chris Shepherd’s One Fifth in Montrose. Reservations are recommended. Food and drink prices vary. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Comedian Jesse Peyton at Walking Stick Brewing Company Try not to spill your brew while laughing yourself silly watching comedian Jesse Peyton along with friends Jessi Saldana, Jerry Wayne Longmire, and Tre Tutson, as they perform stand-up at Walking Stick Brewing Company in Shady Acres. $50; includes 2 drink tokens. 6pm to 10pm.
  • Mike & The Moonpies in Concert at Dosey Doe Big Barn Catch a live set from Mike Harmeier’s Austin-based country and Americana band, Mike and The Moonpies, when they take the stage for a live performance at Dosey Doe Big Barn in The Woodlands. $18. 6:30pm.
  • CAMH presents a Virtual Performance by Devin Kenny on YouTube | FREE | Virtual – Interdisciplinary artist, writer and musician Devin Kenny explores the overlaps and clashes found between platforms like Spotify, Tiktok, Soundcloud and Youtube, as well as in genres like cumbias rebajadas and the work of DJ Screw. 6:30pm to 7:30pm.
  • Thursday Jazz with Houston Ensemble at 8th Wonder Brewery | No Cover – Head to EaDo for an evening of live jazz under the stars while sipping on local brews from 8th Wonder Brewery. 6:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • Phil Hurley and the Lost Pines in Concert at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck | FREE | Virtual Option – Get your rock and roll fix when singer-songwriter and lead guitarist of the Lost Pines, Phil Hurley, takes to the stage at Mucky Duck in Upper Kirby. $120 for a table of four; $180 for a table of six; virtual tickets to help support the band are $30, but the concert will stream free on YouTube. 7pm.
  • Bike Night at Raven Tower | No Cover – Try your hand at raffle and door prizes, enjoy delicious food truck eats and more when Mancuso Harley-Davidson Central hosts the monthly Bike Night at Raven Tower in the Heights. 7pm to 9pm.
  • HTX Eats Pop Up Series at Bovine & Barley Enjoy a chef-led pop-up dinner from Hot and Buttered at Bovine & Barley in Downtown. 7pm to 10pm.
  • The Sandlot Movie Screening at The Drive-In Off Navigation Take yourself out to the ballgame during a drive-in screening of the 1993 family-friendly favorite, The Sandlot, at the Drive-In Off Navigation. $22 per vehicle. 7:30pm.
  • Liquor & Laughs at The Brass Tap | No Cover – Get your laughs out in the heart of Midtown when Brass Tap After Dark presents a comedy show featuring area-favorite comedians, drink and wing specials and more. 8pm.

Friday, March 5, 2021

  • Fish Taco Fridays at Feges BBQ in Greenway Plaza & Urban Harvest Farmers Market – Every Friday during Lent, Feges BBQ will be serving up a duo of smoked fish tacos, served on flour tortillas, topped with thinly sliced red cabbage and house Alabama white bbq sauce. Get it with your choice of one side. $12, plus tax. 11am to 2pm.
  • All Access Art Market at Finn Hall Houston | No Cover – Shop for artwork from local creatives and artisans at Finn Hall in the heart of Downtown. 4pm to 10pm.
  • Wakefield Night Market at Walking Stick Brewing Company | No Cover – This Garden Oaks/Oak Forest evening market features thirty local vendors for visitors to shop art, food and small business goods. Grab a beer from Walking Stick or dinner from the neighboring Wakefield Crowbar to round out the evening. 5pm to 9pm.
  • Heights Morning Market at Hustle Town Distribution | FREE – Shop until you drop while enjoying an early evening market featuring area farmers, vendors, artisans and more, at the Heights Morning Market. 5pm to 9pm.
  • The Fab 5 in Concert at Sambuca Houston | No Cover – Hear all your favorite ’60s Beatles hits when the The Fab 5 pays tribute to the timeless rock and roll band that changed the world with a live performance at Sambuca Houston in Downtown. 5:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • Central Market’s Black History Month Virtual Cooking Class with Chef Marcus Samuelsson | Virtual – The acclaimed chef of Red Rooster Harlem and cookbook author of The Rise, Chef Marcus Samuelsson will guide you through a simple but delicious meal of Sunday roast chicken with chickpeas and couscous. $70 for the class plus an ingredient kit (available for pickup); $10 for virtual option only. 6pm to 7pm.
  • Úlla: The Irish Invasion in Concert at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck | FREE | Virtual Option – Watch as Úlla celebrates their love of Irish musical heritage with a live performance at Mucky Duck in Upper Kirby. $60 for a table of two; $120 for a table of four; $180 for a table of six; virtual tickets to help support the band are $30, but the concert will stream free on YouTube. 7pm.
  • Wade Bowen in Concert at Rowdy’s Two-step your way around the dance floor while enjoying the country tunes of Waco, TX singer-songwriter, Wade Bowen, when he takes the stage at Rowdy’s dance hall in Webster. $20 advance tickets; $25 the day of. 7pm.
  • Coming 2 America Movie Screening at Red Dwarf HTX | No Cover – Welcome back Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall for the much-anticipated 2021 release of the sequel to the 1988 comedy, Coming To America, when Red Dwarf HTX in Midtown hosts a special premiere screening. 8pm.
  • Front Lawn Film Nights: Crazy Rich Asians Movie Screening at Asia Society Texas Center Kick off your weekend by kicking back on the lawn of Asia Society in the Museum District for the hilarious 2018 romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians, about a girl who joins her longtime boyfriend at his best friend’s wedding in Singapore, only to find out that his family is extremely wealthy. $40 for a pod of four people; $30 for members; optional popcorn and candy package add-on for two is $10. 8pm.
  • Mark May Band in Concert at Dosey Doe Big Barn Head to the Woodlands to enjoy an evening of blues tunes when Texas singer-songwriter Mark May and his band take the stage at the Dosey Doe Big Barn. $15 to $20. 8:30pm.
  • Will Banister in Concert at The Rustic Downtown | No Cover – Put on your boots and strut your stuff while taking in the country tunes of New Mexico singer-songwriter Will Banister, when performs live in the heart of Downtown at The Rustic. 9:30pm.

Things to Do on Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021.

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