Plan Your Weekend: September 30 to October 3, 2021

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Updated Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 5:07pm.

Find the perfect things to do in H-Town with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, September 30 through Sunday, October 3, 2021.

This weekend, find that perfect pumpkin at one of many fall-forward events taking place around the city, bite the dust while listening to the Houston Symphony’s take on Queen in the Woodlands, spend a few days watching the Astros end their regular season at Minute Maid Park, enter a Rocky Horror Picture Show-themed world while downing delicious local brew, and much more.

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Things to Do All Weekend

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Friday, October 1, 2021

  • Extreme Bull Riding & Kevin Fowler in Concert at Pasadena Livestock Show & Rodeo Get yourself to Pasa Get-Down Dena for an evening filled with Extreme Bull Riding, as well as a concert by beloved country music artist, Kevin Fowler. $20. 5pm.
  • Boo on the Boardwalk: Freaky Friday at Kemah Boardwalk | No Cover – Bring the kiddos out to Kemah Boardwalk for a live concert from Boogie Man Band and Radio Frequency along with a movie screening of the 1998 family-friendly film, Halloweentown. Tickets to rides are sold separately. 6pm to 10pm; the movie begins at 7:30pm.
  • Artist Talk: Marcia Kure at Menil Collection | FREE – Witness an engaging conversation when artist Marcia Kure joins Assistant Curator of the Menil Collection, Kelly Montana, for a conversation in conjunction with the unveiling of her work commissioned by the museum. 7pm.
  • Cosmic Outlaws at 4J Brewing Company | No Cover – Throw back a few cold ones while watching a live performance from the local rock band, Cosmic Outlaws, at 4J Brewing Company in the Heights. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Nella in Concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre | FREE | Virtual Option – Witness traditional Venezuelan songs like as “La Negra Atilia” and “Tonada de Luna Llena,” as well as contemporary hits, when 2019 Latin Grammy winner Nella brings her country’s folklore roots center stage for her first North American tour. This performance will also be livestreamed. 7:30pm.
  • Fall Festival at Front Porch Pub | No Cover – Head to the Front Porch Pub to celebrate the beginning of fall with a pumpkin carving competition, fall-themed drinks, games and more near Midtown. 7:30pm.
  • Princess Nokia in Concert at House of Blues Sing along if you know the words when New York hip-hop sensation, Princess Nokia, takes the stage for her Bloom Tour at House of Blues in Downtown. $30. 8pm.
  • Diego El Cigala in Concert at Arena Theatre Head to Sharpstown to catch a live set from the Spanish Romani Flamenco gypsy singer, Diego El Cigala at Arena Theatre. $59. 8pm.
  • Gabriel & Dresden at Stereo Live Houston Catch an energetic from electronic music duo, Gabriel & Dresden when they hit the stage at Stereo Live nightclub on Richmond for a live set. $10 to $14. 10pm.
  • Honest Mistake: 2000s Indie DJ Dance Party at the Secret Group | No Cover – Get yourself to the dance floor and let loose to music by the Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, MGMT and more, when the Secret Group in EaDo hosts their Honest Mistake dance party. 10pm.

Things to Do on Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3, 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.