Houston’s Weekend Happenings August 16th, 17th, 18th



August 16th, 17th, 18th




Houston Glass Club presents Vintage Glass and Antiques Show and Sale

WHEN:  Friday 2:00pm, Saturday 10:00am, Sunday 11:00am

WHERE:  Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, 4310 TX-36, Rosenberg, TX 77471. Get Directions >

COST:  $6-$10

DETAILS:  The Houston Glass Club Show will feature 30 of the nation’s leading glass dealers displaying rare and hard-to-find pieces as well as popular patterns and items. There is also a general line antique show in the second building including furniture, linens, estate and costume jewelry, silver, quilts, and a myriad of other items. There will be a vendor on site to repair damaged glass, silver, and costume jewelry items.

INFO:  281-240-0382, http://www.houstonglassclub.org/


August 16th





Riverstone presents Bite Nite Fridays

WHEN:  Friday 5:30pm

WHERE: Riverstone Club, 18353 University Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77478, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  Nibbles, noshes, and all manner of munchies are on the menu at Riverstone when Bite Nite Fridays returns to Riverstone. Music and children’s activities will add to the event. Leashed dogs are allowed. While most food trucks accept credit cards, some may be cash only.

INFO:  https://www.riverstone.com/


August 16th, 17th, 18th






District One Inc. presents Playhaus HTX Pop Up Art Gallery

WHEN:  Friday 10:00am, Saturday 10:00am, Sunday 10:00am

WHERE:  Playhaus HTX Pop Up Art Gallery, 2409 Commerce St., Houston, TX 77003, Get Directions >

COST:  $25 for kids 3-12, $38 for adults; free for kids 2 and under

DETAILS:  District One Inc. presents its newest pop-up gallery, Playhaus HTX. The disruptive and immersive pop-up art experience aims to bring street art to the modern gallery, for a limited run. Unlike other exhibits in town, the gallery’s 11 installations and various hand-painted murals were created by Houston artists for Houston locals. Playhaus HTX takes guests through a variety of concepts and rooms, where modern art meets street art where the artists, with the hopes of opening the eyes of visitors to visualize what they feel conceptually into a piece of art that is tangible and memorable.

INFO:  https://www.showclix.com/event/playhaus


August 16th, 17th, 18th






WHEN:  Friday 10:00am, Saturday 10:00am, Sunday 11:00am

WHERE:  Candytopia Houston, 7620 Katy Fwy. Building 3B, Suite 36, Houston, TX 77024, Get Directions >

COST:  $20-$28; free for kids 3 and under

DETAILS: Candytopia, a candy-coated experiential adventure, will bring its confectionery wonderland to Houston for a limited-run engagement. It features more than one dozen rooms with larger-than-life interactive art installations and full sensory experiences. Candytopia Houston will feature the most popular attractions from its past locations along with new elements inspired by local culture and landmarks unique to the city.

INFO:  https://www.candytopia.com/


August 16th, 17th, 18th





343 Industries & Herschend Live present Halo: Outpost Discovery

WHEN:  Friday 1:00pm, Saturday 10:00am, Sunday 10:00am

WHERE:  George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas , Houston, TX 77010, Get Directions >

COST:  $55

DETAILS: Halo: Outpost Discovery is an innovative, new touring fan experience for all ages, that brings the Halo video game universe to life like never before. This weekend-long event lets people step into Halo’s vast and epic world, with enthralling themed attractions, interactive in-universe encounters, the latest playable game releases, and more.

INFO: 713-853-8000http://www.halooutpostdiscovery.com/


August 16TH, 17TH, 18TH





Understory Grand Opening

WHEN: Friday 7:00am, Saturday 8:00am, Sunday 8:00am

WHERE:  Understory, 800 Capitol St., Houston, TX 77002, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  Understory, Downtown Houston’s new dynamic experience-based destination that brings the community together through culture, commerce, and cuisine, will celebrate its grand opening. Understory features 35,000 square feet of engaging public space including a 9,000-square-foot culinary market with seven chef-driven concepts and a cocktail bar. The Grand Opening celebration will feature food and drink specials, live entertainment, games, and more throughout the week. It will also mark the first time Understory’s tastemakers are open for their full extended hours, morning to night, seven days a week.

INFO:  713-524-8170, https://www.understoryhouston.com/


August 17th




The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Axelrad, and Decatur Bar & Pop-Up Factory present Rad on the Bend

WHEN:  Saturday 4:00pm

WHERE:  Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, 6003 Memorial Dr., Houston, TX 77007, Get Directions >

COST:  $10

DETAILS:  The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Axelrad, and Decatur Bar & Pop-Up Factory will team up for a special mocktail hour series, Rad on the Bend. Houstonians can beat the summer heat at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens with discounted admission from 4-6 pm. As the sun begins to set over the bayou, visitors can enjoy music, mocktails from Axelrad’s new menu, and sunset-inspired popsicles created by Popston while exploring the 14-acre estate.

INFO:  713-639-7750, http://mfah.org/radonthebend


August 17th






Off the Wall Gallery presents Peter Max: “The Retrospective – Back to Woodstock” 50th Anniversary

WHEN:  Saturday 5:00pm

WHERE:  Off The Wall Gallery, 5015 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77056, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  A retrospective collection with a significant nod to Woodstock and the legacy of artist legend, Peter Max, will be on exhibition and available for acquisition in a limited engagement presentation at Off The Wall Gallery.

INFO:  713-871-0940, http://www.offthewallgallery.com/


August 17th





Green Mountain Energy presents Flea by Night

WHEN:  Saturday 6:00pm

WHERE:  Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St., Houston, TX 77010, Get Directions >

COST: Admission is free

DETAILS:  Flea by Night will feature vintage, handmade, recycled, repurposed and local goods from over 40 vendors. Guests will enjoy live music and food trucks along Avenida de las Americas and the park’s Grace Event Lawn.

INFO: 713-400-7336https://www.discoverygreen.com/


August 17th





Sugar Land Town Square presents Sugar Land Superstar Finale

WHEN:  Saturday 7:30pm

WHERE: Sugar Land Town Square, 2711 Plaza Dr., Sugar Land, TX 77479, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  The Sugar Land Superstar Finale is a vocal battle show that will feature an American Idol-like competition as the finalists belt out their strongest tunes. One lucky winner will be named the 2019 Sugar Land Superstar.

INFO:  281-276-6000, http://sugarlandtownsquare.com/


August 18th





The Heights Morning Market

WHEN:  Sunday 10:00am

WHERE: Onion Creek, 3106 White Oak Dr. , Houston, TX 77007, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS: The Heights Morning Market will feature local clothing, gourmet goods, jewelry, arts and crafts, home goods, and more.

INFO: 713-880-0706https://www.facebook.com/Heights-Morning-Market-272002630218046


August 18th





Memorial City presents Waterworks Spectacular at the Lawn

WHEN:  Sunday 1:00pm

WHERE:  The Lawn at Memorial City, 971 Bunker Hill Rd., Houston, TX 77024, Get Directions >

COST: Admission is free

DETAILS:  Participants will get to race on a 36-foot-long slip and slide or inside a giant bubble in the “Criss Cross Course” during this event. Families will enjoy an afternoon of live entertainment and frozen treats.

INFO:  http://www.memorialcity.com/events/




Discovery Green:  www.discoverygreen.com ,

Miller Outdoor Theater:  www.milleroutdoortheatre.com

Houston Symphony:   http://www.houstonsymphony.org/ – (713) 224-7575

Houston Ballet: http://www.houstonballet.org/ – (713) 227-2787

Alley Theatre:   http://www.alleytheatre.org/uh – (713) 220-5700

TUTS (Theatre under the Stars):  http://www.tuts.com/default.aspx

SPA – Society for the Performing Arts Houston:  http://www.spahouston.org/home – (713) 227-4772

Classical Theatre Company:  http://www.classicaltheatre.org/ – (713) 963-9665

Stages Repertory Theatre:   http://stagestheatre.com/ – (713) 527-0123

MFAH – Museum of Fine Arts Houston:  http://www.mfah.org/exhibitions

Houston Children’s Museum:  http://www.cmhouston.org/ – (713) 522-1138

Official Visitor’s Site for Houston:  http://www.visithoustontexas.com/travel-tools/events/

Culture Map Houston:  http://houston.culturemap.com/events/

Cynthia Mitchell Woods Pavilion:  https://www.woodlandscenter.org/events – tel:281-363-3300




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