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Houston Restaurant Weeks 2019

Thursday, August 8, 2019
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Daily until Monday, September 2, 2019
Multiple Venues,
Houston, TX United States

Houston Restaurant Weeks returns, bringing another month of charity and prix fixe menus from more than 250 participating restaurants around town. The event is the largest annual fundraiser for America's largest food bank, the Houston Food Bank. Check the lineup for specially priced lunches, brunches, and dinners at hot newcomers and old favorites, including Poitín, International

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$38

Deli Month at Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen Restaurant

Thursday, August 8, 2019
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Daily until Saturday, August 31, 2019
Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen Restaurant,
2327 Post Oak Boulevard
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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For the month of August, delis across the country will be offering special three-course, prix fixe menus that not only provide a chance to try a number of outstanding traditional deli dishes, but also raise money for a chosen charity in each community. This year, both locations of Kenny & Ziggy’s will be offering a

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10:00 am
$10

History of Cremation at the National Museum of Funeral History

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Monday, August 12, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2019-08-08 10:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-08 5:00,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-08-08 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-08 3:00
National Museum of Funeral History,
415 Barren Springs Drive
Houston, TX 77090 United States
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Journey through time and learn how The History of Cremation unfolded at a new permanent exhibit now on display at the National Museum of Funeral History in North Houston. Part of a joint project with the Cremation Association of North America (CANA), it examines the full-circle story of cremation, starting from its beginnings in 1876 Pennsylvania to

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3:00 pm
Free

Galveston’s Own Farmers Market at The Bryan Museum

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, September 22, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-08-08 09:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-08 6:00
The Bryan Museum,
1315 21st Street
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Galveston's Own Farmers Market brings locally grown produce, prepared foods, and edible farm products to residents of Galveston and the surrounding areas every Thursday afternoon and Sunday morning through Summer 2019. The market is hosted outside the Bryan Museum. Admission There's no cover for this market. Purchases are on you, of course. Click here for

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6:00 pm
$20

Steak Night at Social Beer Garden

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Thursday, August 29, 2019
Social Beer Garden,
3101 San Jacinto St
Houston , TX 77004 United States
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Chow down on a juicy steak with a Taiwanese twist when Social Beer Garden teams up with Snow Topi for its weekly steak night. The menu features locally sourced beef and veggies with a vegan option to boot. Admission Tickets are $20. Click here for more information. 

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6:30 pm
Free

Parkour at Discovery Green

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Discovery Green,
1500 Mckinney Street
Houston, TX 77010 United States
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Learn how to run, jump, climb, crawl, balance, vault, and fluidly move through any environment as certified instructors from Urban Movement lead a beginners’ class at Discovery Green. Admission Free to attend. Click here for more information.

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$10

Judgment at Nuremberg Movie Screening at Holocaust Museum Houston

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 6:30 pm
Holocaust Museum Houston,
5401 Caroline St
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Discover the story of the Nuremberg Trials during a free screening of this courtroom drama set in 1947, just after World War II, when four German judges who served during the Nazi regime were tried for crimes against humanity. Admission $10 for non-members; $8 for members. Click here for more information. 

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7:00 pm

Bingo Night at Under the Radar Brewery

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 7:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Thursday, December 26, 2019
Under the Radar Brewery,
1506 Truxillo St
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Try your luck for a chance to win prizes in the beer garden at Under the Radar Brewery’s Bingo Night. There will be $4 happy hour pints preceding the event, from 4pm to 7pm. Admission Free to play. Click here for more information.

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$15

Back In Black: A Tribute to AC/DC in Concert at House of Blues

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 7:00 pm
House of Blues Houston,
1204 Caroline Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Rock out and watch Back In Black: A Tribute to AC/DC along with Let It Rock: A Bon Jovi Tribute at House of Blues in Downtown. Doors at 7pm. Show at 8pm. Get Free Tickets You can get two free tickets if you RSVP by Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Click here to RSVP for free

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Free

Seinfeld Trivia at Growlers USA Katy

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Growler USA Katy,
1443 FM 1463 #100
Katy , TX 77494 United States
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Test your knowledge about Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer as Growlers USA Katy host a Seinfeld Trivia night. Admission Free to attend. Click here for more information.

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Free

Nerd Mixer at The Secret Group

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 7:00 pm
The Secret Group,
2101 Polk Street
Houston, TX 77003 United States
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Nerd out freely when The Secret Group hosts a Nerd Mixer featuring anime, video game tournaments, and duels. Admission No cover. Click here for more information.  

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$20

Comedian Doug Benson at The Secret Group

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 7:00 pm
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Once on Thursday, August 8, 2019
The Secret Group,
2101 Polk Street
Houston, TX 77003 United States
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From popular podcasts to television roles and highly-recommended films, Doug Benson has made his mark on pop culture. He arrives in Houston for a live comedy set on Wednesday, August 7, followed by a live taping of his podcast, "Doug Loves Movies" on Thursday, August 8. Admission Tickets are $20 to $25 for each performance.

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7:30 pm

Sing! Thursdays at Hamburger Mary’s

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Thursday, September 26, 2019
Hamburger Mary’s Houston,
2409 Grant
Houston , TX 77006 United States
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Participate in Sing!, an interactive show that comes complete with audience games, drag performances and a side of karaoke at Hamburger Mary's. Admission A $5 per person entertainment fee is added to the guest check. Click here for more information.

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$36

Private Lives at Main Street Theater

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, August 11, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that begins at 2019-08-08 07:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-08 7:30
Main Street Theater – Rice Village,
540 Times Boulevard
Houston, TX 7005 United States
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Noel Coward’s classic comedy about Elyot and Amanda, once married to each other now divorced, who cross paths with each other while on their honeymoon with new spouses lights up Main Street’s stage this summer. Expect wit and stinging barbs as chaos ensues for this quartet of characters. Admission Tickets start at $36.

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$31

Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express at the Alley Theatre

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, August 25, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday that begins at 2019-08-08 07:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-08 7:30,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday and Sunday that begins at 2019-08-08 02:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-08 7:30
Alley Theatre,
615 Texas Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Summer Chills returns to the Alley with, Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, the classic mystery that finds Belgian detective Hercule Poirot aboard the famed Orient Express train with a killer in his midst. This enduring mystery is one of the greats of the genre, and this version has been adapted by Ken Ludwig,

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$20

The Doyle & Debbie Show at Stages Repertory Theatre

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, September 8, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that begins at 2019-08-08 08:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-08 7:30,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday and Sunday that begins at 2019-08-08 02:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-08 7:30
Stages Repertory Theatre,
3201 Allen Parkway
Houston, TX 77019 United States
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Stages Repertory Theatre stages The Doyle and Debbie Show, written by Bruce Arnston. After failed marriages and tabloid scandals, singer Doyle Mayfield recruits a new singing partner—also his third Debbi —in an attempt to regain his former stardom. But when Debbie’s star starts to rise, the comeback becomes a setback for this has-been legend. Featuring

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$35

Rent at The Hobby Center

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, August 11, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that begins at 2019-08-08 08:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-08 7:30,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday and Sunday that begins at 2019-08-08 02:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-08 7:30
Hobby Center for the Performing Arts,
800 Bagby Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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The groundbreaking, beloved musical that captured a generation, Rent, comes into Houston, in a vibrant 20th anniversary production at The Hobby Center. Jonathan Larson’s retelling of Puccini’s operatic masterpiece La Boheme is the dramatic story of seven artists trying to stay true to themselves and their work without selling out. Their struggles, love, triumphs and

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$20

The Winery Comedy Tour at Sable Gate Winery

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 7:30 pm
Sable Gate Winery,
2600 Travis Street, Ste 104
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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Pair fine wines with gut-busting comedy when Sable Gate Winery welcomes The Winery Comedy Tour, a new comedy circuit that brings nationally recognized comedians to audiences in a new type of venue, with a vino twist. Admission Tickets are $20, but limited discounted $10 tickets are available.

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8:00 pm
$25

Clint Black & Trace Adkins Hats. Hits. History. Tour at Smart Financial Centre

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 8:00 pm
Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land,
18111 Lexington Boulevard
Sugar Land, TX 77479 United States
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A country tour sure to get your boots tapping arrives in Sugar Land when stars of the '80s and '90s grace the stage. Headliner Clint Black is joined by Trace Adkins and Terri Clark. Admission Tickets range from $25 to $125, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace.This Boosted Calendar

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$5

CSz presents The EaDo Comedy Show at CSz Arena

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Thursday, September 19, 2019
CSz Arena,
2201 Preston Street
Houston, TX 77003 United States
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Catch plenty of high-energy characters, fast-paced scenes and personal absurdities in The Eado Comedy Show, CSz Houston’s long-form improv show that draws from the fun East Downtown neighborhood vibe. You provide the inspiration and the Eado talent will take it from there, delivering a show that’s unscripted and unexpected. Because the shows are based on audience input, it’s

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$16

Inspiration Stage presents Mamma Mia! at Sugar Land Auditorium

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, August 11, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-08-08 03:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-08 8:00,
and Once on Thursday, August 8, 2019
Sugar Land Auditorium,
226 Lakeview Drive
Sugar Land, TX 77498 United States
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Inspiration Stage presents the hit musical, Mamma Mia!, featuring ABBA's classic hits like “Dancing Queen”, “Take A Chance On Me”, “S.O.S.”, “Mamma Mia”, and more. This sunny and funny tale tells the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father, and unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her

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$30

Comedian Kountry Wayne at Houston Improv

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 8:00 pm
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Once on Thursday, August 8, 2019
The Houston Improv,
7620 Katy Freeway #455
Houston, TX 77024 United States
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The viral sensation and father of nine, Kountry Wayne, arrives in Houston for a two-night engagement of side-splitting, high-energy, clean comedy. Admission Tickets range from $30 to $45 for each event.

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$32.50

The Growlers in Concert at White Oak Music Hall

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 8:00 pm
White Oak Music Hall,
2915 North Main Street
Houston, TX 77009 United States
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The SoCal rock band, The Growlers, arrive in Houston to play the most popular tracks from their fifth studio album, City Club, and new songs from a forthcoming album. Admission Tickets are $32.50 but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace

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8:15 pm
Free

Houston Shakespeare Festival: Julius Caesar at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 8:15 pm
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Once on Sunday, August 4, 2019,
and Once on Tuesday, August 6, 2019,
and Once on Thursday, August 8, 2019,
and Once on Saturday, August 10, 2019
Miller Outdoor Theatre,
6000 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Civic duty wrestles with political ambition in Houston Shakespeare Festival’s fast and furious production of Julius Caesar at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Jack Young, Houston Shakespeare Festival's artistic director, directs this tale of betrayal and secrecy in a contemporary world. Admission Free. Click here for more information.

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8:30 pm
$36

Bronco in Concert at Arena Theatre

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 8:30 pm
Arena Theatre,
7326 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77074 United States
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One of the best-selling Grupero bands of all time, Bronco, comes to Houston with a deep catalog of international hit songs. Admission Tickets range from $36 to over $110, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace.

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10:00 pm
$22

Food 4 Thot Live at Warehouse Live

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 10:00 pm
Warehouse Live,
813 St. Emanuel Street
Houston, TX 77003 United States
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Join the crew of the roundtable discussion podcast, Food 4 Thot, for a discussion of sex, relationships, race, identity, and more, as they take the stage at Warehouse Live. Admission Tickets start at $22, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site.

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Free

Benzi at Stereo Live Houston

Thursday, August 8, 2019 | 10:00 pm
Stereo Live,
6400 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX 77057 United States
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The New York-based DJ and producer, Benzi, performs at Stereo Live Houston nightclub. Admission Free with RSVP. General admission is $5. Click here for more information.

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