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Top 12 Things to Do This Week in Houston: February 18 to 24, 2019

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Make the most of your week with our top 12 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, February 18 to Sunday, February 24, 2019.

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Chow down on tasty barbecue at one of the Houston Rodeo’s most anticipated events; throw beads during Galveston’s annual Mardi Gras celebrationdress up in a fancy ensemble to raise funds for Discovery Green; marvel at a mesmerizing light show when Muse brings their tour to Houston and more.

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  • Mamma Mia! at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts | Starts Tuesday, February 19 – Experience an evening of music, dancing, and laughter when the Tony Award-winning musical Mamma Mia!, lights up the stage at Hobby Center. Featuring the music of ABBA, the play tells of a young bride who begins to seek answers about the identity of her father. Tickets start at $30, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale market. Showtimes vary.
  • Fair Maid of the West at Queensbury Theatre | Wednesday, February 20 to Sunday, February 24 – Take a seat for Classical Theatre Company’s adventurous, Elizabethan drama, Fair Maid of the West, which follows a tavern maid who loses her lover, inherits his fortune, and sets out to return his body to his home. Tickets are $25, but you may find limited discounted tickets for $15. Showtimes vary.
  • Sylvia at the Wortham Theatre Center  | Starts Thursday, February 21 Take a seat for the Houston Ballet’s dramatic performance of Sylvia, the story of a huntress who falls in love with a mortal shepherd. Tickets start at $25. Showtimes vary.
  • HSLR’s World Championship Bar-B-Que Contest at NRG Park | Thursday, February 21 to Saturday, Sunday, February 24 – Come hungry for this three-day barbecue contest, which pits more than 250 teams up against each other every year at NRG Park. For those who can’t score an invite to the more exclusive tents, you can check out The Garden, Rockin’ Bar-B-Que Saloon, or the Chuck Wagon, which are all open to the public. Tickets cost $20 for adults; $5 for children 3 to 12. Times vary.
  • Reel Forces at MATCH | Friday, February 22 Explore themes of humanity, memory, and conflict during MUSIQA’s mesmerizing film, Beyond Zero: 1914-1918. Featuring music by a string quartet, the film offers rare footage archived from WWI and produced by auteur-director Bill Morrison. Tickets are pay-what-you-can. 7pm.
  • Muse in Concert at Toyota Center | Friday, February 22 – Catch an epic performance by the galactic-inspired rock group, Muse, when they bring their musical tour, complete with a mesmerizing light show, to Houston’s Toyota Center. Tickets start at $39.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale market. 8pm.
  • The 107th Celebration of Mardi Gras! Galveston | Friday, February 22 to Sunday, February 24 Throw beads at the largest Mardi Gras celebration in Texas with elaborate parades, concerts, balcony parties, masked balls, a 5K run, family events, and plenty of eating and drinking. Prices, times, and locations vary.
  • 14th Annual Empty Bowls Project at The John Cooper School | Saturday, February 23 – Slurp down a bowl of soup while you mingle with friends of new and old at the fourteenth annual Empty Bowls Project at The John Cooper School. Serving as a reminder of hunger in our community, the fundraiser offers a silent auction, student art exhibits, and a student-made bowl to take home with you. $10. 10:30am to 2:30pm.
  • 4th Annual F.R.E.S.H. Gumbo Cook Off at Wicklow Heights | Saturday, February 23 – Bring your appetite to the 4th Annual F.R.E.S.H. Gumbo Cook-Off, where teams will serve up their best take on the Cajun favorite in support of the Houston Food Bank. Early bird tickets are $20; tickets at the door start at $25. 2pm to 5pm.
  • Gala on the Green at Discovery Green | Saturday, February 23 – Don an elegant ball gown or a sleek, black tux for Discovery Green’s biggest fundraiser, Gala on the Green, which benefits the conservancy and the hundreds of free events that take place at the park throughout the year. The evening will include dinner, drinks, and a lineup of performances in music, dance, and circus arts. Tickets for tables start at $5,000. 7pm.
  • Meek Mill in Concert at Revention Music Center | Saturday, February 23 – Jam out to songs like “Going Bad,” “Dangerous,” and “What’s Free” when the critically acclaimed rapper, Meek Mill, takes the stage at Revention Music Center. Tickets start at $59.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale market. 8pm.
  • John Oates & The Good Road Band in Concert at The Heights Theater | Saturday, February 23 Formerly part of the best-selling duo of all time, John Oates and his Good Road Band now brings their tour to Houston with a live performance at The Heights Theater. Tickets start at $24. 8pm.

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Top 17 Things to Do This Week in Houston: February 11 to 17, 2019

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Make the most of your week with our top 17 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, February 11 to Sunday, February 17, 2019.

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Stuff your face with flavorful crawfish at a festival in Third Ward; cheer on participants in Conroe’s annual Go Texan Parade; jam out to an epic concert by Houston-based rapper Travis Scott; watch a comedic stage play set in 1930s Hollywood; and more.

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  • Travis Scott in Concert at Toyota Center | Wednesday, February 13 – Riding on the heels of his highly touted music festival, Astroworld, Houston-based rapper Travis Scott brings his live show to the Toyota Center. Tickets start at $39.95, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
  • Wax & Wine: A Valentine’s Workshop at Love & Make in Rice Village | Thursday, February 14 – Love & Make hosts a special Wax and Wine Valentine’s edition of their signature candle-making workshop—perfect for a date night for couples, best friends, and more. This special evening event will be plussed with three wine tastings presented by sommeliers from Vinology Houston. $65. 6:30pm to 9pm.
  • Valentine’s Day Dinners and Events Around Houston | Thursday, February 14 – Treat your sweetie to a romantic night out at one of many Valentine’s events happening around town. You can choose from elegant dinners, comedy shows, concerts and more. Prices, times, and locations vary.
  • Moonlight and Magnolias at the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC | Starts Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14 – Travel back to 1939 Hollywood, where Gone With the Wind producer David Selznick teams up with The Wizard of Oz director Victor Flemming and script doctor Ben Hecht to create a movie masterpiece in the comedic stage play, Moonlight and Magnolias. Tickets are $30; $20 for JCC members. Showtimes vary.
  • For Tonight at Queensbury Theatre | Starts Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14 – Follow along as three siblings are forced to fend for themselves following the deaths of their parents in the 2015 New Horizons Music Festival finalist, For Tonight. Tickets start at $21. Showtimes vary.
  • Wax & Wine: A Valentine’s Workshop at Love & Make in Rice Village | Friday, February 15 – Love & Make hosts a special Wax and Wine Valentine’s edition of their signature candle-making workshop—perfect for a date night for couples, best friends, and more. Tickets are $65 per person. 6:30pm to 9pm.
  • Dwight Yoakam at Arena Theatre | Friday, February 15 – Jam out to country music by the legendary artist, and occasional actor, Dwight Yoakam, as he performs a selection of western favorites from his award-winning albums. Tickets range from $55 to over $150, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 9pm.
  • Harlem Globetrotters at Fertitta Center | Friday, February 15 to Sunday, February 17 – Ball out at a thrilling performance by the world-renowned Harlem Globetrotters at Fertitta Center on the University of Houston campus. You’ll see the uber-talented players perform all kinds of trick shots and slam dunks throughout the show. Tickets start at $20, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork resale market. Times vary.
  • 54th Annual Go Texan Parade in Conroe | Saturday, February 16 | No Cover – Line the streets of Downtown Conroe to watch the 54th annual Go Texan Parade, one of the first official events of the 2019 rodeo season. Expect decorative floats, horseback riders, marching bands and more. 1pm.
  • HWE Women’s EXPO at Hyatt Houston | Saturday, February 16 | FREE – Peruse a variety of beauty, fashion, health, and wellness products; test out free reiki and stress relief treatments; win prizes; and sip cocktails while networking with local business owners at the HWE Women’s Expo at Hyatt Houston. 1pm to 6pm.
  • Saint Arnold Mardi Gras Pub Crawl in The Heights | No Cover | Saturday, February 16 – Bust out your purple, gold, and green beads for this Mardi Gras-themed bar crawl that takes participants through several hot spots along White Oak Drive in The Heights. Bars include Little Woodrow’s, BB’s Tex-Orleans, Bobcat Teddy’s, Public House, Christian’s Tailgate, and Onion Creek. 2pm to 6pm.
  • King of Crawfish Festival at Emancipation Park | Saturday, February 16 – Roll up your sleeves and dig into tons of juicy crawfish at this culinary festival in Emancipation Park. While chowing down, you can enjoy live music, drinks, various food vendors, and a ceremony to crown the King of Crawfish. Tickets start at $5. 3pm to 10pm.
  • 5th Annual Mardi Gras on Main in La Porte | No Cover | Saturday, February 16 – Get ready to party at the 5th Annual Mardi Gras on Main Street celebration in La Porte. Festivities include live music, a craft beer garden, crawfish, food trucks, kids entertainment, a Mardi Gras market, and an umbrella parade. 4pm to 9pm.
  • Rainbow Kitten Surprise in Concert at Revention Music Center | Saturday, February 16 – Tap your toes to the catchy tunes of Rainbow Kitten Surprise, a five-piece indie rock group hailing from Boone, North Carolina, when they perform a live set at Revention Music Center. Tickets start at $30. 8pm.
  • Rodeo Clown Roundup Concert at Karbach Brewing Co | Sunday, February 17 Lace up your running shoes for Karbach’s annual Rodeo Clown Roundup 5K/10K, then head to the brewery for craft beer and Texas Country music. Expect performances by Casey Donahew, Nikki Lane, Old 97’s and more. Tickets start at $30, plus fees. 1:30pm.
  • WWE Elimination Chamber at Toyota Center | Sunday, February 17 Get ready to rumble at the WWE Elimination Chamber, broadcasting live from Houston’s Toyota Center downtown. The multiple-participant match beings with two fighters in the ring, with four additional wrestlers gradually added to the match at five-minute intervals. The last remaining fighter is crowned the champion. Tickets start at $25, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 5:30pm.
  • ReelAbilities: Houston Film Festival | Sunday, February 17 | No Cover Hosted at Edwards Greenway Grand Palace Stadium 24, this year’s ReelAbilities film festival features 13 films dedicated to celebrating the lives, stories, and talents of people with disabilities. Stick around after each show to explore the themes of the film with the filmmaker, parents, professionals, or persons with disabilities. The screenings are free to attend, but you must reserve tickets. 7pm to 9pm.

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Top 14 Things to Do This Week in Houston: February 4 to 10, 2019

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Make the most of your week with our top 14 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, February 4 to Sunday, February 10, 2019.

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Ring in the Year of the Pig with plenty of Lunar New Year festivities; purchase your very own fruit tree at an annual sale; roll up your sleeves for Houstonia‘s Gumbo Smackdown; sing along to a live performance by Fleetwood Mac, Marc Anthony, or Neko Case; and more.

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Top 15 Things to Do This Week in Houston: January 14 to 20, 2019

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Make the most of your week with our top 15 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, January 14 to Sunday, January 20, 2019.

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Watch high school marching bands battle it out for first placetaste and learn all about sparkling wines at an elegant pairing, crack up at a comedy show from Demetri Martin, marvel at the glamor of burlesque and circus acts, cheer on participants of the Chevron Houston Marathon and more.

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  • The Book of Mormon at Hobby Center for the Performing Arts | Tuesday, January 15 to Sunday, January 20 – Don’t miss your chance to see the nine-time Tony Award-winning musical, The Book of Mormon when the touring cast performs a six-day stretch of the hilarious show at Houston’s Hobby Center. Tickets start at $80, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. Showtimes vary.
  • Tasting Series: Sparkling Wines at Third Coast Restaurant | Tuesday, January 15 – Learn all about sparkling wines from award-winning sommelier David Cook, who will lead a discussion and tasting at Third Coast Restaurant. $55. 6pm to 7:30pm.
  • The Carpenter at the Alley Theatre | Starts Friday, January 18 Watch a Texas-centric stage play at the world premiere of The Carpenter in Alley Theatre. The play explores what happens when a self-made Houston guy meets the family of his well-to-do fiancé from Highland Park. Tickets start at $26. Showtimes vary.
  • Boyz II Men & The Houston Symphony in Concert at Jones Hall | Friday, January 18 – Hear a mesmerizing performance by the four-time Grammy-winning R&B trio, Boyz II Men, when they team up with the Houston Symphony for a special show at Jones Hall. Chelsea Tipton II will conduct the concert. Tickets start at $35, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7:30pm.
  • Hannah Kirby’s Acoustic Concert at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck | Friday, January 18 – Jam out to a concert by award-winning Texas songwriter and finalist on NBC’s The Voice Hannah Kirby, who joins guitarist Brad Thompson for an intimate, acoustic blues rock performance at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck. $20. 9:30pm.
  • 10th Annual Yaga’s Chili Quest & Beer Fest | Friday, January 18 and Saturday, January 19 – Roll up your sleeves and come hungry to the tenth annual, 2-day Chili Quest & Beer Fest in Galveston. Start the party at Yaga’s Cafe on Friday, then make your way to several tasty events along the Historic Strand on Saturday. Expect chili samples, beer tastings, live music, a washers tournament, a 5K fun run, a margarita contest, and shopping. Tickets start at $12. Times vary.
  • Bubbles, Bibs, & Brunch Bash at Pico’s | Saturday, January 19 Join Dress for Success Houston for a delicious brunch featuring bites from the city’s hottest eateries at Pico’s Restaurant in Upper Kirby following the We Are Houston 5K. Participating restaurants include Poitin, Hungry’s, Alice Blue, River Oaks Donuts and more. Tickets start at $40. 9:30am to 12:30pm.
  • 11th Anniversary and New Cocktail Release Party at Reserve 101 | Saturday, January 19 | No Cover – Celebrate the eleventh anniversary of Downtown’s resident whiskey bar with all-day happy hour pricing and the release of a new cocktail menu at Reserve 101. For just $6, you can sip all-new drinks like the Sink or Swim, a blend of Woodford Reserve bourbon, dry curacao, lemon juice, and crème de muire; or the One by One, made with Old Forester bourbon, crème de apricot, crème de cacao, acid phosphate, and bitters. 2pm to 2am.
  • Bayou City Burlesque Circus Festival at Warehouse Live | Saturday, January 19 – Marvel at high-flying acrobats, death-defying sideshows, extraordinary burlesque, fantastical jugglers, and other glamorous acts at the world-renowned Bayou City Burlesque Circus Festival. Tickets start at $25. 7:30pm.
  • Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers at Toyota Center | Saturday, January 19Cheer loud for the Rockets when they hit the court to play the Lakers at Toyota Center. Ticket prices are TBA, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 7:30pm.
  • Demetri Martin at House of Blues | Saturday, January 19 Burst out laughing during a stand-up show by award-winning comedian Demetri Martin at House of Blues in Downtown. Tickets are $39.75, but you may find better or cheaper seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 8pm.
  • Amen Dunes in Concert at Rockefellers | Saturday, January 19 Listen to the dynamic soundscapes and intimate lyrics of Amen Dunes as he takes the stage at Rockefellers following his 2018 release, Freedom. Tickets start at $15. 9pm.
  • Chevron Houston Marathon | Sunday, January 20 – Volunteer, show your support, or join the runners as they compete in the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon, which winds throughout the city, beginning and ending in Downtown. You must register for this event. 6:45am.
  • Family Fun Day at The MATCH | Sunday, January 20 | FREE Bring the kiddos to an afternoon of family-friendly fun in celebration of The Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston’s (MATCH) fourth year in operation. You can enjoy character visits, balloon animals, a bounce house, kid-friendly concerts, and performances from Main Street Theater and Open Dance Project. 1pm to 4pm.
  • MLK Battle of the Bands Competition at W.W. Thorne Stadium | Sunday, January 20 | FREE – Pick your favorite of more than 20 nationally acclaimed marching bands from high schools across the country in the 18th Annual MLK Battle of the Bands at W.W. Thorne Stadium. 4pm to 7pm.

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Top 12 Things to Do This Week in Houston: December 17 to 23, 2018

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Make the most of your week with our top 12 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, December 17 to Sunday, December 23, 2018.

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Prep for Christmas at a showing of Handel’s Messiah, hear renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz discuss her latest book release, sip from 32 Saint Arnold’s craft brews when they take over Conservatory downtown, cheer on their Rockets when they go head-to-head against our Texan rivals, and more.

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Top 16 Things to Do This Week in Houston: September 17 to 23, 2018

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Make the most of your week with our top 16 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, September 17 to Sunday, September 23, 2018.

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Get pumped for the last season of Game of Thrones; shop local produce at Washington Ave’s newest farmers market; party it up, Caribbean-style, to raise funds for animals in need; cheer on the Texans in their first home game of the season, kick off Karbach Brewing’s annual beer festival; catch a concert by indie rockers Yo La Tengo and more.

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  • Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience at Toyota Center | Monday, September 17 – Immerse yourself in the haunting scores from HBO’s cult favorite, Game of Thrones, during the live concert experience at Toyota Center in Downtown. With new music and footage from the seventh season, composer Ramin Djawadi will lead a talented orchestra and choir through a stunning performance paired with visuals from the show. Tickets start at $39.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 7pm.
  • The Ultimate Tailgate Party at Your Pie | Tuesday, September 18 – Football fans unite for The Ultimate Tailgate Party, an exclusive fan experience featuring the Texans’ own starting nose tackle, D.J. Reader at Your Pie in Downtown. Mingle with D.J. in an intimate setting as he signs autographs and pint glasses and enjoy raffles and a “10 pizza with a pint of Saint Arnold’s beer. $25. 7pm to 9pm.
  • Come to the Table at The Beacon | Thursday, September 20 – Dine in style and contribute to a good cause, as celebrated Houston chefs Kathy Elkins, Anita Jaisinghani, and Ryan Lachaine prepare a four-course meal preceded by a garden party reception. Come to the Table proceeds benefit The Beacon and its programs that serve Houston’s homeless community. Tickets start at $500. 6pm.
  • Karbachtoberfest at Karbach Brewing | Thursday, September 20 through Sunday, October 7 – Gulp down Karbach brews, listen to live music from local musicians, and embrace the spirit of Karbachtoberfest throughout the brewery’s three-week celebration. This weekend’s musical acts include Two Tons of Steel, Los Skarnales, and Misterwives. Times vary.
  • Friday Market at FM Kitchen and Bar | Friday, September 21 | No Cover – Discover your new favorite source of local art, jewelry, beauty products, and produce in this daytime market at FM Kitchen and Bar. 11am to 2pm.
  • 2018 Houston Armenian Festival | Friday, September 21 to Sunday, September 23 –Discover and celebrate Armenian culture through food, fashion, music, and entertainment at the 2018 Houston Armenian Festival in the Armenian Church of St. Kevork. Tickets are $3 and children under 12 get in free. Times vary.
  • The History of Cremation at the National Museum of Funeral History | Friday, September 21 to Sunday, September 23 – 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. $10 for ages 12+; $9 for ages 65+ and veterans; $7 for ages 6 to 11; free for ages 5 and under. Friday 10am to 4pm; 10am to 5pm on Saturday; noon to 5pm on Sunday.
  • Opera in the Heights presents La Fille Du Régiment at Lambert Hall | Friday, September 21 and Sunday, September 23 Donizetti’s comedic, French masterpiece (Daughter of the Regiment in English) comes to life on stage in this local production about a military brat, her aristocratic heritage, and her hilarious trials of love. Tickets start at $40.50, with discounts available for ages 16 and under, 65 and up, and full-time students. Showtimes vary.
  • Texas Hot Sauce Festival at Bayou City Event Center | Saturday, September 22 – Spice up your Saturday at the Texas Hot Sauce Festival in the Bayou City Event Center. If you can handle the heat, sample hundreds of hot sauces, salsas, dips, spices, marinades, wing sauces, and jams while shopping festival merchandise and enjoying live music throughout the day. $10. 11am to 6pm.
  • Woodforest Craft Fest in Montgomery | Saturday, September 22 | No Cover – Taste craft beer from 20 local and regional breweries, including Saint Arnold, 8th Wonder, and Karbach, throughout Woodforest Craft Fest in Montgomery. Along with free beer samples, the festival will offer children’s activities, food trucks, live music, and full-sized beer and margaritas for purchase. Noon to 6pm.
  • Whiskies of the World at Silver Street Studios | Saturday, September 22 – Take part in one of the largest whiskey tastings in the nation as enthusiasts flock to Silver Street Studios for the Whiskies of the World Expo. At the event, you can taste a curated collection of scotch, bourbon, Irish, Japanese, and other international whiskeys; attend seminars; hear from whiskey makers and ambassadors; and indulge in both food and cigar pairings. Tickets start at $120. 5pm to 9pm.
  • PAWS Gala: Cruisin’ the Paw-ribbean at Galveston Island Convention Center | Saturday, September 22 – Enjoy an evening of dinner, drinks, and dancing at the annual PAWS Gala, which benefits the Galveston Humane Society. Guests can choose to dress up in themed, Caribbean clothing for the cocktail reception, seated dinner, entertainment, and auctions. Tickets start at $175. 6:30pm to 11pm.
  • Yo La Tengo in Concert at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday, September 22 – Catch a concert by the band who spurred the indie rock movement, Yo La Tengo, when they tour in support of their fifteenth studio album, There’s a Riot Going On. Tickets start at $22. 8pm.
  • Houston Jerk Fest at India House | Sunday, September 23 – Embrace Caribbean culture through traditional food and music at the Houston Jerk Fest in India House. The fest boasts a jerk cook-off competition, music from Grammy-nominated artist Mr. Vegas, food and drink vendors, a kids zone, and other family-friendly activities. Tickets start at $20. 2pm to 10pm.
  • Houston Texans vs. New York Giants at NRG Stadium | Sunday, September 23 – Prepare to tailgate and cheer on the Houston Texans when they play the New York Giants in their first home game of the season at NRG. Tickets start at $71, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. Noon.
  • Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels at Minute Maid Park | Sunday, September 23 – Get loud for the Astros when they take the field to play the Los Angeles Angels in their final home game of the regular season, as well as Fan Appreciation Day, at Minute Maid Park. Tickets start at $16, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 8pm.

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