Houston Happenings

Folklore Films producer Marlon Hall and Leah Shah with Visit Houston talk about this weekend's events.

A new documentary called Porch Stories by Folklore Films shines a light on the elders living in Third Ward and the impact they have made on the community.  For more information on Porch Stories, click here.
 
MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION will celebrate colorful heritage and culture of Mexico with Grito Ceremony and Ballet.  Thursday, 7:30pm at Miller Outdoor Theatre.  Cost is Free - http://milleroutdoortheatre.com/events/852/
 
SECOND ANNUAL "BUILDING BRIDGES" TEEN SUMMIT, Presented by Constable Alan Rosen and featuring performances by Justified and ZRO, seeks to bridge the gap between law enforcement and our community. 
Attend and receive community service hours! Saturday, September 17 at 8AM. Cost is free -- For more information call Erica Davis at 713-755-3372 or email erica.davis@cn1.hctx.net
 
BLACK HERITAGE MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL will celebrate African American culture with music, art, fashion, and food.  Saturday, 4pm – 10pm at Discovery Green tickets are Adults $25 | Ages 9-17 $10 | 8 & under free - http://houstonblackheritagefest.com/
 
FLICKS ON THE LAWN this week brings you "Friday Night Lights," Friday, 8pm at GreenStreet.  Admission is Free - http://greenstreetdowntown.com/happenings/friday-flicks-on-the-lawn
 
HOUSTON VINTAGE FESTIVAL will have a 70s revival with vintage shopping, music, food on Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 11am at the 1940 Air Terminal Museum.  Tickets start at $5 - http://houston.culturemap.com/eventdetail/houston-vintage-festival-2016/
 
AIA HOUSTON INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE TOUR will allow you to go through four architecture firms w/interactive presentations on Saturday, 10am – 2pm at various locations downtown.  Tickets are $10 adults; $5 students - https://aiahouston.org/v/event-detail/Interior-Architecture-Tour/v9/
 
CYPRESS CREEK REGATTA is a fun race for families of all skill levels; help raise funds to clean up our waterways.  Saturday, 7:30am – 1:30pm at Mercer Arboretum and Nature Center, you can enter by raising donations for your team. - https://cypresscreekregatta.rallybound.com/
 

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