Plan Your Weekend: August 11 to 14, 2022

Miller Outdoor hosts a celebration of Indian dance and cultural performances on Saturday | Courtesy of Samskriti Houston

Updated Wednesday, August 10 at 1:45pm

Find the perfect things to do in H-Town with our Weekend Guide for Thursday, August 11 to Sunday, August 14, 2022.

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Ongoing Theater Shows & Arts Performances

Many plays, musicals, and other stage shows span multiple weeks. Scroll down to find new shows opening this week, then ongoing performances, followed by shows that are wrapping up this weekend.

  • Dirt Dogs Theatre presents Shakin’ the Blue Flamingo at MATCH | Friday to Sunday | Opening Weekend – A group of nontraditional women get together to organize an LGBTQ prom. But when one of their sorority sisters turns up, determined to romance the love of her life, their plans are thrown into chaos. $25. Showtimes vary.
  • Clue at Alley Theatre | Daily | Ongoing – The Alley Theatre presents a live stage production inspired by the classic cult whodunit movie and board game, Clue. Murder and blackmail are on the menu at a dinner party when six guests assemble at Boddy Manor for a night they’ll never forget… if they make it out alive. Was it Mrs. Peacock in the study with the knife? Or Colonel Mustard in the library with the wrench? $30 and up. Showtimes vary
  • Stages presents Dream: The Music of the Everly Brothers at the Gordy | Daily | Ongoing – With their tight harmonies and songs that unmistakably captured the innocence of young love, the Everly Brothers left an enduring legacy on music, which DREAM explores through their story and 25 of their songs. $30 and up. Showtimes vary
  • AD Players presents The Sound of Music at the George Theater | Daily | Final Weekend – The beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical is the story of a nun named Maria who is sent to be the governess for the von Trapp family in the last years before the Nazi invasion of Austria. Against a backdrop of the world changing, Maria finds love, holds fast to her faith and discovers her true purpose. $30 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • The Real Inspector Hound at Main Street Theater | Thursday to Saturday | Final Weekend – Catch a performance of this new whodunit play that spoofs Agatha Christie-style murders at the small but mighty theater in Rice Village. $39 and up. Showtimes vary.

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Thursday, August 11, 2022

  • Houston Astros vs. Texas Rangers at Minute Maid Park – The ‘Stros face a fellow division squad from up the I-45 corridor. Stick around after the afternoon ballgame and enjoy a screening of the baseball classic, Field of Dreams. $18 and up. 1pm.
  • Blackalachia Film Screening at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston | FREE – Directed by and starring Moses Sumney, this live concert film immerses viewers in a lockdown-era performance atop the Blue Ridge Mountains, featuring the artists and a 7-piece band that explores the intersection of nature, music, dance and cinematography. 6pm.
  • Simple Meal for Back-to-School at Houston Botanic Garden – Chef Keisha Griggs guides participants through hands-on creation of a simple, everyday meal that’s perfect for back-to-school season, using fresh produce from local farms and the Culinary Garden at Houston Botanic Garden. $58. 6pm.
  • Opening Reception: And Through Their Eyes Grow Thorns at MATCH | FREE with RSVP – Join in the opening reception for the latest art exhibition at MATCH, presented by the T.R.U.T.H. Project and exploring storytelling through a queer lens of color. 6pm.
  • Insatiable Glass & Live Jazz at Ouisie’s TableThe River Oaks staple continues its monthly dinner, wine, and jazz series, featuring four musicians performing live in the dining room. Guests can choose Ouisie’s Insatiable Wine offering—a sampling of ten great wines with refills—for $35 plus the purchase of any main course. Reservations are strongly encouraged as space is limited. Menu prices vary. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Luca Movie Screening at First Colony Mall | FREE – Bring the family to watch an outdoor screening of the 2021 Disney Pixar movie, Luca, at First Colony Mall. Luca is a young boy having an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides with his new buddy—but he has a secret and all of the fun might come to an end if someone finds out he is a sea monster. 7pm.
  • Comedian Celeste Barber at 713 Music Hall – Australian comedian, actor and writer Celeste Barber brings her Fine, Thanks Tour stateside, landing at Post Houston’s venue in Downtown. $50.50 and up. 7pm.
  • Father John Misty in Concert at White Oak Music Hall – Fresh off the release of his fifth studio album, Chloë and the Next 20th Century, indie singer-songwriter Father John Misty graces the downstairs stage at White Oak. $49.99. 7pm.
  • Rock the Row at Hughes Landing in the Woodlands | No Cover – Swing by the scenic Lake Woodlands spot for live music, happy hours and Thursday specials. 7pm to 9pm.
  • Samba Dance Class at Midtown Park | FREE – All skill levels are welcome at this class that teaches the steps of the samba, provided by the Brazilian Cultural Institute. Single dancers are welcome. 7pm to 9pm.
  • Aaron May in Concert at Warehouse Live – Houston rapper Aaron May headlines at the EaDo venue, supporting his summer EP release, No Recognition. $22.50. 8:30pm.
  • Cody Morrow in Concert at Dosey Doe: the Big Barn – Texas country artist Cory Morrow graces the stage at the Woodlands honky tonk-style stage. $68 and up. 8:30pm.
  • More Great Things to Do All Weekend Long – Some of the biggest things to do are happening all weekend long. Scroll up and see our list, or browse Houston Experiences to save on museum passes, tours, and more.

Friday, August 12, 2022

  • More Great Things to Do All Weekend Long – Some of the biggest things to do in Houston are happening all weekend long. Scroll up to see our list, or browse Houston Experiences to save on museum passes, tours, and more.

Things to Do on Saturday, August 13 & Sunday, August 14, 2022.

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A longtime Houstonian, Justin Jerkins keeps an eye out for all sorts of happenings in H-Town, including breweries, sports, concerts, must-see destinations and much more while serving as Editor-in-Chief of 365 Things to Do in Houston.