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Houston Restaurant Weeks 2020

Saturday, August 1, 2020 to Monday, September 7, 2020
$20

Houston Restaurant Weeks returns, bringing another month of charity and prix fixe menus from almost 200 participating restaurants around town. The event is the largest annual fundraiser for Houston Food Bank, the largest food bank in the country. There will be a few changes this year, given the impact of COVID-19 on Houston's restaurant industry. […]

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Current Temporary Museum Exhibits & Art Installations Around Houston

Saturday, August 1, 2020 to Monday, November 30, 2020
current museum exhibits art installations

Greater Houston boasts some of the finest, and some of the quirkiest, museums and art installations in the nation. And many of them play host to curated and traveling showcases of art, history, science, and ingenuity—including many kid-friendly options. Click here to view our full and detailed list of temporary exhibits and installations currently on […]

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8:00 am

Urban Harvest Farmers Market on Buffalo Speedway

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 8:00 am to 12:30 pm
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Urban Harvest Farmers Market, 2752 Buffalo Speedway
Houston, TX 77098 United States
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Free

An inner Loop mainstay, Urban Harvest's open-air farmers market features more than 70 local vendors and food producers—including Atkinson Farms, Animal Farm, and Pat Greer’s Kitchen—from within 180 miles of Houston. The market also continues to offer a drive-through service for guests who place orders in advance. Online & To-Go Orders Place your order online directly […]

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

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 8:00 am to 9:00 pm
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Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen Restaurant in Uptown, 2327 Post Oak Boulevard
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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$38

For the entire 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, the Post Oak location of Kenny & Ziggy’s will […]

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10th Annual Mayor’s Back 2 School Fest at NRG

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
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NRG Park, 1 NRG Pkwy
Houston, TX 77054 United States
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The 10th Annual Mayor’s Back 2 School Fest will be staged to accommodate necessary CDC protocols in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Houston partners with the Houston Food Bank to distribute food, masks, backpacks, and school supplies for Houston-area elementary students and their families. This year takes place as a drive-through event […]

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9:00 am

Peach Street Farmers Market in Angleton

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
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Peach Street Farmers Market, 234 S Arcola Street
Angleton, TX 77515 United States
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Free

Shop for fresh produce, meats, foodstuffs, jams, honey, handcrafted goods, and more in a warm and friendly open-air farmers market. Food for lunch is usually available for purchase on site. The market happens rain or shine. Social Distancing & COVID-19 Precautions Businesses around Greater Houston and the State of Texas are opening up and individual […]

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Sound Healing Meditation in the Cistern at Buffalo Bayou Park

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 9:00 am to 9:45 pm
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Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern, 105 Sabine Street
Houston, TX 77007 United States
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$15

Find your center and practice socially distanced mediation in the spacious and tranquil Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern, offered weekly in August 2020. This meditation series will feature the use of singing bowls and wind chimes to encourage mindfulness and connectivity. Guests should bring their own cushion or mat. Social Distancing & COVID-19 Precautions All guests […]

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Weekly Saturday Farm Stand: Covid 19-Drive By or Pick-up at Hope Farms HTX

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Hope Farms HTX, 10401 Scott Street
Houston , TX 77051 United States
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The Hope Farms HTX stand offers just-harvested produce every Saturday morning from 9 to noon. They will be serving customers with a drive-through operation. Order your produce in advance and they will have it ready for you. Social Distancing & COVID-19 Precautions Businesses around Greater Houston and the State of Texas are opening up and […]

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10:00 am

Blood Drive at Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 10:00 am to 2:30 pm
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Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Drive
Houston, TX 77024 United States
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Free

The Houston Arboretum partners with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center to host a series of blood drives at the Arboretum throughout the month of August. All types of blood are needed. Social Distancing & COVID-19 Precautions Businesses around Greater Houston and the State of Texas are opening up and individual social distancing practices vary […]

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11:00 am

HTX Market at Wakefield Crowbar

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wakefield Crowbar, 954 Wakefield Drive
Houston, TX 77018 United States
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Shop from artisans, local businesses, and vendors, at the HTX outdoor market at Wakefield Crowbar. Booths are distanced and vendors are required to wear masks. Hand sanitizer will be available at all vendor booths, and you will be asked to use sanitizer before handling any products. Social Distancing & COVID-19 Precautions Businesses around Greater Houston […]

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12:00 pm

Carya String Quartet presents Meditations on Bach Online

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 12:00 pm
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Free

For two weeks—from Sunday, July 26 through Saturday, August 8—the Carya String Quartet will release a series of daily musical meditations, pairing timeless Bach Chorales with artwork by Archway Gallery's local artist-members. Intentionally timed to represent the length of time of quarantine, each meditation provides the chance for a real-time, shared experience. Watch The meditations […]

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1:00 pm

Spritz Patio at Rosie Cannonball

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Monday, August 31, 2020

Rosie Cannonball, 1620 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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You can dine al fresco at Rosie Cannonball, as the restaurant has added a Spritz Patio service for the summer. The chefs at Rosie Cannonball and March have collaborated on a special selection of light snacks, frozen treats and a few more filling options—from n’duja & burrata and fritto misto with shrimp, mussels, summer squash […]

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Murder by the Book presents A Discussion with Rhys Bowen on Facebook Live

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Free

Join Murder by the Book for an afternoon with author Rhys Bowen as she discusses her latest Lady Georgie mystery, The Last Mrs. Summers. This event will be held online on Murder by the Book's Facebook page. Admission Free. Click here for more information.  

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Houston Arboretum & Nature Center presents Drink Your Garden: Mocktails on Zoom

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
$25

Beat the heat this summer with refreshing, nonalcoholic “mocktails” using fruits, herbs, and flowers from the garden. In this interactive virtual class, you’ll follow along with the instructor to make a sophisticated “gin” bramble using supplies provided by the Arboretum. You’ll also learn how to make a watermelon basil “nojito” and hibiscus tea sangria. You […]

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CAMH presents Virtual Drop-In Experience: Representing My Home

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Free

Construct a three-dimensional collage in honor of your personal representation of home inspired by Nathaniel Donnett’s site-specific work at CAMH that represents Houston’s 3rd, 4th, and 5th Ward neighborhoods. This event will be held online via CAMH's website. Admission Free. Click here for more information.

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2:00 pm

Writespace presents Poetry For Protest on Google Classroom & Zoom

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
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$85

Writespace creates a safe space in which to learn about and write poems that call attention to issues of social justice with instructor Kendra Preston Leonard. This event will be held online via Google Classroom and Zoom. Admission To register for early-bird until Tuesday, July 28 is $85 for members and $100 for non-members. After […]

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3:10 pm

Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics: Live from Oakland Coliseum

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 3:10 pm to 6:55 pm
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One event on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 3:10 pm

The Houston Astros battle the Oakland Athletics in a three-game series broadcast live from Oakland Coliseum on ATT SportsNet-SW and local radio stations (see below). Due to COVID-19, no tickets will be sold. Only the teams, their staff, and broadcasting staff will be admitted to the stadium. Series Game Times Friday, August 7, 2020 | […]

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7:00 pm

McGonigel’s Mucky Duck presents Darden Smith in Concert on Facebook & YouTube Live

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Free

Enjoy a virtual live performance from the Austin-based singer-songwriter, Darden Smith. This event will be held online via McGonigel's Mucky Duck's Facebook and YouTube page. Admission Free. Click here for more information.

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Krush Speed Dating presents Virtual Speed Dating for Ages 38 to 52

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
$20

Go on multiple virtual mini-dates with a like-minded, diverse group of local singles from the ages of 38 to 52. This event will be held online and prior to the event, you will receive a meeting ID and password to join. Admission $20 to register. Click here for more information.

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Houston Arboretum & Nature Center presents Possums & Popsicles on Zoom

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
$25

Join the Texas Wildlife Rehab Coalition and their ambassador animals, including a friendly opossum, to learn about Houston’s wildlife. The Houston Arboretum will provide all the cool treats including Saint Arnold beer for the adults, personal fruit tray, and freezer pops. Ask questions and get up-close looks at these fascinating critters. This event will be […]

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7:30 pm

Drive-In Movie Screening of Almost Famous at Shady Acres Saloon

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 7:30 pm
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Shady Acres Saloon, 1115 W 19th Street
Houston, TX 77008 United States
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$30

The Best Little Drive-In in HTX presents a drive-in screening of Almost Famous (2000), which won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay featuring early career performances by Liv Tyler and Renée Zellweger. The weekly and socially-distanced drive-in movie experience, located at Shady Acres Saloon, features films inspired by live music and shown on on […]

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Backstreet Café’s Saturday Virtual Wine Dinner

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 7:30 pm
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$135

Each week, Backstreet Café hosts a Virtual Wine Dinner, featuring a four-course takeout wine dinner for two. Look out for rotating selections like black pepper tagliatelle, crispy carnitas pork and grits, and chocolate tart with drunken cherries. An accompanying event will be held with the dinner on Zoom. Admission $135 for two. Orders can be […]

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8:00 pm

Houston Symphony presents Live from Jones Hall: Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons”

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 8:00 pm
$10

Enjoy a performance of the most popular pieces of classical music ever written, Vivaldi’s "Four Seasons" while spotlighting four members of the Houston Symphony’s violin section. This livestream concert also features William Grant Still’s “Summerland” and Mozart’s beloved "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik." This event will be held online. On the day before the concert, you will […]

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Summer Movie Nights at Redemption Square

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 8:00 pm
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Redemption Square, 250 Assay Street
Houston, TX 77044 United States
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Free

Head over to Redemption Square all summer long as they screen some family-friendly flicks on the big screen. Bring your own blanket and remember to stay six feet apart. If you have had a fever recently or have been in contact with someone who has had a fever or shown other symptoms of COVID-19, they are […]

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10:45 pm

Drive-In Movie Screening of Almost Famous at Shady Acres Saloon

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | 10:45 pm
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One event on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 10:45 pm

Shady Acres Saloon, 1115 W 19th Street
Houston, TX 77008 United States
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$30

The Best Little Drive-In in HTX presents a drive-in screening of Almost Famous (2000), which won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay featuring early career performances by Liv Tyler and Renée Zellweger. The weekly and socially-distanced drive-in movie experience, located at Shady Acres Saloon, features films inspired by live music and shown on on […]

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