Houston’s Weekend Happenings August 30th, 31st, September 1st, 2nd


August 30TH, 31ST & Sept 1st




10th Annual BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival

WHEN:  Friday 7:00pm, Saturday 2:00pm, Sunday 11:30am

WHERE:  Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554, Get Directions >

COST:  $25-$85

DETAILS:  Toast to the end of summer at the 10th annual BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival. The BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival is an immersive multi-day event where craft beer fans flock to Galveston Island in the pursuit of hoppiness and a craft beer experience unlike any other. With hundreds of craft beers, rare “Taste it First” selections, beer education seminars, and a Brew-B-Que to boot, the three-day event offers endless opportunities to meet and learn from the men and women behind the craft.

INFO:  https://www.brewmastersbeerfest.com/


August 30th




Miller Outdoor Theatre presents Classic Albums Live: The Who – Who’s Next

WHEN:  Friday 8:00pm

WHERE: Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr., Houston, TX 77030, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  Founded in 2003 by Craig Martin, Classic Albums Live takes the greatest albums and recreates them live on stage – note for note, cut for cut. As one of the greatest rock bands of all time, The Who’s Who’s Next is considered to be one of their best albums, and among the greatest albums of all time, with beloved hits like “Behind Blue Eyes” and “Won’t Get Fooled Again.” Released in August on 1971, this timeless rock & roll album is a favorite for new and old fans alike. This is a ticketed event for the covered seating area. Free tickets are available (four per person over age 16 while they last) at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the performance between the hours of 10:30 am-1 pm. If tickets remain at 1 pm, the box office will re-open one hour before show time to distribute the remaining tickets. As always, open seating on the hill. The show goes on rain or shine.

INFO: 281-373-3386,   https://www.milleroutdoortheatre.com/performance/classic-albums-live-the-who-whos-next/


August 30th, 31st





Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts presents “Anat Ronen: Urban Legend”

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

WHERE:  Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts, 6815 Cypresswood Dr., Spring, TX 77379, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  Anat Ronen will create site-specific murals at the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts in preparation for the upcoming exhibition, “Anat Ronen: Urban Legend.” Guests can enjoy a behind-the-scenes look as Ronen creates these works of art on the museum’s gallery walls. Ronen will be working August 27-31 from 10 am-5 pm each day. Ronen has created more than 500 pieces in public spaces across the United States and around the world.

INFO:  281-376-6322, https://www.pearlmfa.org/anatronen.html


August 31st





Fostering Success Foundation presents 26.2 Meter Micro-Marathon: A Race For The Rest Of Us

WHEN: Saturday 9:30am

WHERE:  No Label Brewing, 5351 1st St., Katy, TX 77493, Get Directions >

COST:  $15-$25

DETAILS:  The inaugural Fostering Success Foundation 26.2 meter micro-marathon is a grueling 85.96 foot race that promises to have some surprise obstacles. All proceeds go to support the Fostering Success Foundation programs to benefit youth who are aging out of the foster care system.

INFO:  346-291-5990, https://fosteringsuccessfoundation.org/events/262-meter-micro-marathon/


August 31st





George Ranch Historical Park presents Labor Day Backyard BBQ

WHEN:  Saturday 10:00am

WHERE:  George Ranch Historic Park, 10215 FM 762 Rd., Richmond , TX 77469, Get Directions >

COST:  $10-$15; free for age 3 and under and FBHA members

DETAILS:  Celebrate Labor Day weekend with traditional games and an old-fashioned 1930s BBQ at the 1930s George Ranch House. Participants can listen to period music on a vintage radio while playing games from the past. At noon, they can chow down on some old-fashioned grub in the yard of the 1930s George Ranch Home (reservations required). From 11 am-2 pm, they can help make and then enjoy ice cream cranked the old-fashioned way.

INFO:  281-343-0218, http://georgeranch.org/


August 31st






JoMar Visions Studios presents Tavena Mejdouli: “Always and Never” opening reception

WHEN:  Saturday 6:00pm

WHERE:  JoMar Visions, 5247-5249 Langfield Rd., Houston, TX, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  JoMar Visions will host Tavena Mejdouli’s premiere solo show “Always and Never.” Mejdouli’s artwork reflects the complex emotions and familiar experiences as a woman. Each painting demonstrates the different crisis in the eyes of a woman with mental illness, such as grief, fear, loneliness, isolation, breakdowns, “baby blues,” and hopelessness.

INFO:  https://www.jomarvisions.com/alwaysandnever


September 1st







PUBLIC OPEN  – $545,000 – MLS#65671503

WHEN:  Sunday 2:00pm – 4:00pm

WHERE:  1331 W Vistawood Court, Houston, TX 77077

DETAILS:  Spacious and well-maintained Lakeside Place home in a cul-de-sac featuring 3 Bedrooms, Master on 1st Floor which has two walk in closets, 3.5 Bath, Game Room (could be 4th Bedroom), Formal Living and Dining, Den/Family Room with soaring ceilings plus view of the private pool and gardens.  Floor to ceiling windows provide an abundance of natural light throughout this home.  The private Study/Office gives the homeowner the flexibility and functionality of working at home with minimal distractions.  The outside pool area has two patio/decks areas at either end of the pool that provide great space for entertaining guest.  Recent A/C and 2019 and appliances in 2017, among many other upgrades. Easy access to I-10, Beltway 8 and Westpark. This home is a must see.

Direction: South on Wilcrest, turn right heading west on Lakeside Place Dr., turn right onto Prairie Grove Dr., right on W. Brooklake Dr., left of Highland Springs Dr., straight into cul-de-sac of W. Vistawood Court.

INFO:  MLS#65671503

September 1st





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


September 1st




The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents “Shooting the Moon: Photographs from the Museum’s Collection 50 Years after Apollo 11” closing day

WHEN:  Sunday 12:15pm

WHERE:  Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St., Houston, TX 77005, Get Directions >

COST:  Free-$17

DETAILS:  In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents “Shooting the Moon: Photographs from the Museum’s Collection 50 Years after Apollo 11.” The installation features 40 photographs ranging from documentary images of NASA’s mission to the moon to fanciful pictures including a 19th-century portrait of a man in a solar-themed costume. Notable works include Ansel Adams’s Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico; Hitoshi Nomura’s ‘moon score,’ December 19, 1975, representing an intersection of Conceptual art and stargazing; and Cortis and Sonderegger’s recreation of Buzz Aldrin’s first footprint on the moon.

INFO:  713-639-7300, https://www.mfah.org/exhibitions/shooting-the-moon-photographs-from-mfah-collection-50-years-after-apollo-11


September 2nd





Evelyn’s Park presents Sing!Sing!Sing!

WHEN:  Monday 7:00pm

WHERE:  Evelyn’s Park, 4400 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire, TX 77401, Get Directions >

COST:  $5; free for kids under 16

DETAILS:  Sing!Sing!Sing! is a no-audition, no-commitment, live-music, popup singing group, where the audience becomes the choir. Each night, the audience is led by the Sing!Sing!Sing! (Singx3) music team to learn a 2-3 part harmony arrangement of a particular pop song. They audio and/or video tape the “masterpiece” and post it online. Singers choose the part they wish to sing; lyrics are handed out or projected for all to see.

On August 5, they’ll create a tropical summer evening by singing the harmonious vibes of a Beach Boys’ classic “Kokomo.” The event will take place inside the Evelyn’s Park Event Center.

INFO:  https://soundcloud.com/singx3


September 2nd





The Cottonmouth Club presents Plug N’ Play Music Group Open Mic Night

WHEN:  Monday 9:00pm

WHERE: The Cottonmouth Club, 108 Main St., Houston, TX 77002, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  Every Monday night local musicians swing by The Cottonmouth Club to show off their talents while enjoy drinks specials from Espolon Tequila.

INFO:  832-545-7270, http://cottonmouthhouston.com/






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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