Plan Your Weekend: April 29 to May 2, 2021

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Updated Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 3:03pm.

Find the perfect things to do in H-Town this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, April 29 through Sunday, May 2, 2021.

This weekend, watch the Rockets battle it out against Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors in the heart of Downtown; witness world-class mariachi music from a Grammy Award-winning all-female ensemble at Miller Outdoor Theatre; go “Back to the Future” with Doc and Marty while sipping on delicious local brew; and much more.

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Things to Do All Weekend

  • Boxed Combo Meals from Antone’s Famous Po’ Boys Catering | Daily – Take your pick of 12 different delicious sandwich choices from three area locations when Antone’s catering offers up affordable boxed combos featuring beloved sandwich flavors including The Piggy and Super Original, cookies, and chips, perfect for a post-game meal, office luncheon, birthday parties, graduations and more. Boxed combos start at $9.95. 10am to 5pm daily.
  • Tall Ship Nao Santa María & 1877 Tall Ship Elissa Tours at Galveston Historic Seaport | Daily For this week only, Galveston Historic Seaport is hosting the Tall Ship Nao Santa María alongside the 1877 Tall Ship Elissa, offering visitors an opportunity to explore two different seafaring eras aboard the ships. Final tours for the Tall Ship Nao Santa María are on Sunday, May 2. Tickets to see both ships are $20 for adults, $11.50 for ages 6 to 18; individual boat tickets are $10 for adults, $6.50 for ages 6 to 18; free for ages 5 and under. 10am to 5pm.
  • Comedian Craig Robinson at Houston Improv | Daily – Have a good laugh when Craig Robinson, the comedian, actor, and musician known for his role as Daryl on The Office, hits the Houston Improv stage for six shows this weekend. $100 to $240 for tables of four and six, respectively. Showtimes vary.
  • Houston Symphony: Brian Del Signore at Jones Hall | Friday to Sunday | Virtual Option – Houston Symphony’s principal percussionist Brian Del Signore makes a special solo debut, performing the marimba movement from his own Percussion Concerto, plus other works from composers Jennifer Higdon and Benjamin Britten. This event will also be livestreamed on Saturday evening. $29; virtual tickets are $20. Showtimes vary.
  • 47th Annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour | Saturday & Sunday – Explore the grand interiors of historic homes on Galveston Island—some of which are not typically open to the public—across two weekends of self-guided tours and special ticketed events. $35 in advance; raises to $40 on Monday, April 26. Tickets are good for the Saturday and Sunday of the weekend you select. 10am to 6pm.
  • Urban South HTX Brewery in Washington Arts District | Daily – Sip on limited, unpredictable beer and seltzer styles while you enjoy the spacious outdoor patio of Urban South HTX Brewery in Washington Arts District. Times vary.
  • 5 Must Do Things Around Hockley | Daily – Check out an old-timey drive-in movie theater, a laid-back pool bar, witness a soap box derby, and more in our picks for things to do in Hockley, Texas, located 35 miles northwest of Houston.
  • Current Temporary Museum Exhibits & Art Installations on View Around Greater Houston | Daily | Many FREE – Explore the many striking, stunning, and diverse exhibits exploring history, science, art, culture, and creativity around the Greater Houston metro area.
  • More Outdoor Markets & Pop-Up Shopping Events Around Houston | Daily | Many FREE – Browse, explore, and shop at one or all of Houston’s outdoor markets, many with live entertainment, food trucks, and other distractions.

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021

Things to Do on Saturday, May 1 and Sunday, May 2, 2021.

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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.