Houston Happenings

Houston Historian, Arts Advocate and Miller Outdoor Theatre advisory board member, R.W. McKinney, discusses this weekend's events.

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- Cocktails and Cuisine Of The Races; Local Craft Beers, Door Prizes, Best Derby Hat Contest
- Tomorrow, 5pm – 7pm
- Backstreet Cafe
- Reservations $30
 
- Family-Friendly Festival With Art, Vendors, Cosplay, Food Trucks
- Saturday - Sunday, 12pm – 6pm
- Post HTX
- $6 Admission; $10 For 2-Day Pass; Under 12, Free
 
STAR WARS: MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU EVENTS (Courtesy www.365ThingsInHouston.com)

 

May the Fourth Be With You at Asgard Games | Thursday, May 4 – In celebration of the most Force-sensitive day of the year, Asgard Games in Montrose hosts several events and festivities for all Star Wars fans and gamers. Tickets are $10 per event. 9am to 10pm.
 
Let the Wookiee Win: A Star Wars Quiz at Little Woodrow's in the Heights | Thursday, May 4 – Join the collective Geeks Who Drink as they return to a galaxy far, far away for their third iteration of Let the Wookiee Win: A Star Wars Quiz at Little Woodrow's in the Heights. You must register with a team of maximum 6 people. $5 per person. 3pm to midnight.
 
May the 4th Party at Bakfish Brewing Company in Pearland | Thursday, May 4 | FREE to Attend – Wear your favorite Star Wars t-shirt and head over to Bakfish Brewing Company in Pearland for cold brew and a May the Fourth Be With You-themed evening. 5pm to 8pm.
 
Star Wars Trivia Night at Sterling Municipal Library in Baytown | Thursday, May 4 – Show off your Star Wars knowledge by answering questions like "What does AT-AT stand for?" at the Sterling Municipal Library in Baytown. You must register with a team of 1 to 5 people for this event. 5:30pm to 7pm.
 
May The 4th Be With You at Houston Food Bank | Thursday, May 4 – Volunteer for a short shift at the Houston Food Bank and enjoy Star Wars-themed activities including trivia games, and character appearances. Volunteers are encouraged to dress up in costume and to donate 4 canned goods. 6pm to 9pm.
 
May the Fourth Be With You at Gordon Street Tavern | Thursday, May 4 | FREE to Attend – Head to Gordon Street Tavern in Alvin to see Star Wars-themed bands along with original parodies. 6:30pm.
 
May the Fourth Be With You at Houston Museum of Natural Science | Thursday, May 4 – Celebrate your inner rebel or join the dark side while enjoying music, food trucks, and drinks at this Star Wars-themed mixer at the Museum of Natural Science. Costumes are highly encouraged. Tickets are $25 for nonmembers and $15 for members. 7pm to 10pm.
 
May the Fourth Be With You at Scout Bar | Thursday, May 4 – Rock out for this Star Wars event featuring bands An Author, A Poet, Blood of an Outlaw, Patterns, Long After Midnight, Home, For Now, and special guests Kross Patrick at Scout Bar. Tickets are $5 in advance; $8 at the door. 7pm.
 
Star Wars Day at Flying Saucer Sugar Land | Thursday, May 4 | FREE to Attend – Head to Sugar Land in your best costume for their contest, beers on tap, and Star Wars-themed pint glasses at Flying Saucer. 7pm.
 
Star Wars: Unscripted at CSz Arena | Thursday, May 4 – The improv experts at ComedySportz Houston are celebrating May the Fourth with Star Wars: Unscripted. Using audience suggestions, the hilarious improv troupe will re-imagine Star Wars: A New Hope on the fly. Tickets are $14, but you may find limited discounted tickets for $7. 8pm.
 
* Star Wars Trivia Night at Sterling Municipal Library...5:30 - 7pm.  Show off your Star Wars knowledge by answering questions like "What does AT-AT stand for?" at the Sterling Municipal Library in Baytown. Admission You must register with a team of 1-5 people for this event. Located at 1 Mary Wilbanks Ave in Baytown.

 

- Latin & Contemporary Favorites From Mango Punch; Luxury Shopping, Dining, Entertainment
- Tomorrow, 6pm – 8:30pm
- Thursdays Through June 8
- Market Street (The Woodlands)
- Free To Attend
 
- Live Music By Tlen-Huicani & Villalobos Brothers
- Friday, 7:30pm
- Miller Outdoor Theatre
- Free
 
- Dragon Boats Race Down Buffalo Bayou; Cultural Performances, Music, Food 
- Saturday, 8:30am – 4pm
- Allen's Landing
- Free To Attend
 
- Japanese Culture With Live Performances, Art, Traditional Foods, Etc.
- Saturday, 10am – 6pm; Sunday, 10am – 5pm
- Hermann Park
- Free To Attend
 
- Polish Culture With Dance Performances, Traditional Food, Etc.
- Friday, 4pm – 10pm; Saturday, 10am – 10pm; Sunday, 10am – 6pm
- Polish Roman Catholic Church Our Lady of Czestochowa
- Free To Attend
 
- The Most Exceptional Water Park in Houston; Home of The Snake Pit, Tidal Wave Bay, The Duelin' Daltons and More
- Opens May 27
- 555 S Katy Fort Bend Road
- info@typhoontexas.com
- Phone: 832.426.7071
- 2017 Season Passes On Sale Now For $99.99
- Day Pass Admission Starts At $29.99

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