Top 11 Things to Do This Week in Houston: September 20 to 26, 2021

Brew at the Zoo returns this week | Courtesy of Houston Zoo

Make the most of your week with our top picks and things to do this week in Houston from Monday, September 20 to Sunday, September 26, 2021.

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Scroll below to find great things happening in Houston from Monday, September 20 to Sunday, September 26, 2021.

Top 11 Things to Do This Week in Houston

  • Sugar Land Skeeters vs. Albuquerque Isotopes at Constellation Field | Monday, September 20 & Tuesday, September 21 – Catch the closing games from one of the final home series of the Minor League season when the Skeeters host the Isotopes. $8 to $60, but you may find better, cheaper or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7:05pm both nights.
  • Jefferson Starship at Dosey Doe: the Big Barn | Wednesday, September 22 – The celebrated ’70s rock band swings through the Woodlands for an evening of classic hits, new songs from 2020’s Mother of the Sun, and a special appearance by original bassist, Pete Sears. $138 to $198; includes a three-course meal before the show. 7:30pm.
  • Houston Texans vs. Carolina Panthers at NRG Stadium | Thursday, September 23 – In their only Thursday night primetime game of the season, the Texans will host new quarterback Sam Darnold and the Carolina Panthers. $34 to over $250, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seat using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7:20pm.
  • Brew at the Zoo at the Houston Zoo | Friday, September 24 – Craft brew fans can enjoy beer tastings from some of Houston’s most popular breweries, plus live music, games and activities, and an after-hours look at some of the animals. Participating spots include Saint Arnold Brewing Company, Karbach Brewing Co, 8th Wonder Brewery, Eureka Heights Brew Co, Spindletap Brewery, and No Label Brewery. $45 (21+ only). 6pm to 10pm. 
  • Brooks & Dunn at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Friday, September 24 – The legendary country duo hits the road again for their first nationwide tour in 10 years, performing many of their greatest hits like “Brand New Man,” “Boot Scootin’ Boogie,” and much more. $35 to $350, but you may find better or cheaper tickets using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
  • WindSync presents Carnival of the Animals at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Friday, September 24 | FREE | Virtual Option – Enjoy a colorful evening under the stars with a reimagining of “Carnival of the Animals”, the Saint-Saëns classic widely known from Disney’s Fantasia 2000, featuring the five wind instruments of the orchestra in collaboration with concert pianist, Andrew Staupe. You can also catch a livestream of this performance on Miller’s website, YouTube, and Facebook. 8pm.
  • Karbachtoberfest 2021 at Karbach Brewing Co. | Friday, September 24 to Sunday, September 26 | No Cover – Karbach Brewing invites beer lovers to enjoy three full weekends of Oktoberfest fun, starting with this first event that features flowing brews, live music, and festivities like Stein Hoisting Competitions on Saturdays and Wiener Dog Races on Sundays. Times vary
  • Woofstock 2021 at Dow Park | Saturday, September 25 | FREE – Bring out the doggies for an adorable day dedicated to man’s best friend when the City of Deer Park and Deer Park Animal Shelter presents Woofstock 2021, featuring groovy music, good vibes, adoptable dogs, local vendors and more family-friendly fun. 4:30pm to 10pm.
  • An Evening in the Park at White Oak Park in the Heights | Saturday, September 25 – Enjoy a picnic basket full of tasty treats amid the backdrop of the Downtown skyline and live jazz tunes from Raquel Cepeda. Baskets serve 2 to 3 people and come with your choice of charcuterie or two sandwiches, plus sweet treats, wine and more. $85, additional sides are available. 6pm.
  • Houston Latin Fest 2021 at Midtown Park | Sunday, September 26 – Para todos los Latinos, this event brings together culture, music, art, cuisine and more from the North, Central, and South America regions—plus the Caribbean—for a rich Latin experience. Enjoy live concerts, local vendors, tasty bites, and more with family and friends. Advance tickets start at $10 and include a complimentary Old Parr drink; free for ages 12 and under. 1pm to 10pm.
  • Daryl Hall & John Oates in Concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Sunday, September 26 – Hear a set filled with timeless hits like “I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do),” “Maneater,” and “She’s Gone” when ’70s pop duo Daryl Hall & John Oates take the stage at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in the Woodlands. Tickets start at $29.50. 7pm.

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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.