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Plan Your Weekend: September 22 to 25, 2022

The 2-day Shrimp Festival extravaganza returns to the streets of Downtown Galveston this weekend | Courtesy of Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

Updated Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 8:43pm

Find the perfect things to do in H-Town with our Weekend Guide for Thursday, September 22 to Sunday, September 25, 2022.

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Things to Do All Weekend Long

Mexican Breakfast, Fall Festivals & More Destinations

  • Mexican Breakfasts in Greater Houston – Square away your morning eats with some of the best stick-to-your-ribs Mexican breakfasts on offer at restaurants and cafés across the Greater Houston area.
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Events in Houston | Many FREE – Explore the upcoming Hispanic Heritage Month calendar with more than 40 events taking place in Houston—including concerts, festivals, movie screenings, markets and more—through Sunday, October 16, 2022.
  • Fall Festivals in Greater Houston | Many FREE – Circle these dates for 45+ of this season’s upcoming fall festivals featuring live music, food, cultural celebrations and more at places across Greater Houston through Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 24, 2022.
  • Must Do Things in Humble – Explore our picks for 5 things to do northeast of Houston in Humble, including the Mercer Arboretum, horseback riding, and more.
  • Limited Time Museum Exhibits & Art Installations Around Greater Houston | Daily | Many FREE – Explore the many striking, stunning, and diverse exhibits exploring history, science, art, culture, and creativity around the Greater Houston metro area.

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.

  • TUTS presents Ain’t Misbehavin’ at Hobby Center | Daily | Opening Weekend – The music of Fats Waller and the energy of the Harlem Renaissance combine in this Tony Award–winning musical that returns in a brand-new production from Theatre Under the Stars. $40 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • A.D. Players presents Miss Maude at the George Theater | Daily | Opening Weekend – There’s big buzz around this pre-Broadway play based on the real-life friendship between a Life magazine photographer and a South Carolina midwife. $25 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • Houston Ballet presents Good Vibrations at Wortham Center | Thursday, Saturday & Sunday | Opening Weekend – Inspired by the music of the Beach Boys, this long-awaited world premiere combines original score with ballet choreography for a triple bill that also features Stanton Welch’s Red Earth and The Letter V by Joseph Haydn. $25 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • On the Verge Theatre presents Tied at Ensemble Theatre | Friday to Sunday | Opening Weekend – When four little girls were killed in the 1963 bombing at a Birmingham Baptist church, the world mourned. But the attack was personal for David, who lost his youngest daughter. And now, someone is threatening the life of his wife and surviving child. This world premiere one-man play is based on actual events. $35. Showtimes vary.
  • Lend Me A Soprano at Alley Theatre | Daily | Ongoing – In this world premiere by Ken Ludwig, the manager of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company is ready to welcome a preeminent soprano to town for a single show of Carmen. The soprano turns up late, her husband is jealous, and it falls to the manager’s assistant to figure out how the show can go on. Ludwig based the show on his own smash hit Lend Me A Tenor. $26 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • Trouble in Mind at Main Street Theater | Daily | Ongoing – The Rice Village theater opens the 2022-23 season with this regional premiere, the story of a gifted Black actress on the cusp of having all she’s dreamed of—but what principles will she have to sacrifice to get it? $44 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • Stages presents Dream: The Music of the Everly Brothers at the Gordy | Daily | Final Weekend – 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

Tickets to Houston Pro Sports Games

Thursday, September 22, 2022

  • 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, September 23, 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, September 24 & Sunday, September 25, 2022.

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