Cheer the Dynamo on, explore some of Houston’s best Caribbean food restaurants, sample whisky, stuff your face with banh mi, help send off the Houston Symphony’s Principal POPS Conductor and more happening this week in Houston.
Things to Do This Week in Houston
- Dancin’ in the Street Motown & More Revue at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Thursday, May 25 to Sunday, May 28 | FREE – The Bacement Soul Orchestra will be playing Motown hits while dancers and soul singers perform on stage at Miller Outdoor theatre. 8:15pm nightly.
- Houston Symphony: Classic Broadway at Jones Hall | Friday, May 26 to Sunday, May 28 – The Houston Symphony will celebrate Mike Krajewski’s final concert weekend as the Principal POPS Conductor with three evenings of concerts featuring Broadway music at Jones Hall. Admission Tickets start at $35, not including ticket fees. Friday and Saturday 8pm; Sunday 7:30pm.
- Houston Astros vs. Baltimore Orioles at Minute Maid Park| Friday, May 26 to Sunday, May 28 – Cheer for the Houston Astros when they play this three-game series against Baltimore at Minute Maid Park. Tickets start at $15, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. Friday 7:10pm; Saturday 6:15pm; Sunday 1:10pm.
- Summer Tribute Concert Series at CityCentre | Starts Friday, May 26 | FREE – Hear live music from tribute bands covering hits from Fleetwood Mac/Stevie Nicks, ZZ Top, and the Beach Boys at this Memorial Day Weekend concert series. 7pm to 9pm.
- South Houston Crawfish Festival at Hobby Event Center | Saturday, May 27 – Enjoy this family-friendly festival with live music, DJ’s, activities for kids, and plenty of crawfish at the Hobby Event Center. Tickets start at $12.
- Banh Mi Eating Contest at Saigon House | Saturday, May 27 –Come hungry and see how many Vietnamese sandwiches you can eat at this banh mi eating contest at Saigon House in Midtown. $10. 1pm.
- Karbach + Creek Brews Cruise in The Heights | Saturday, May 27 –Meet up at Cedar Creek to get a pint glass, beer tickets, and a t-shirt before you hop on a bike to Onion Creek, Canyon Creek, and head back to Cedar Creek. This event supports the MS Society. $15. 1pm to 6pm.
- Houston Dash vs. Seattle Reign FC at BBVA Compass Stadium | Saturday, May 27 –Cheer on the Dash as they take on Seattle in a home game at BBVA Compass Stadium. Tickets start at $15. 3pm.
- BrisketU Backyard Pitmaster Class at Southern Star Brewing Company | Sunday, May 28 – Learn everything there is to know about brisket – from picking out the best cut to trimming, smoking and serving it – at this pitmaster class at Southern Star Brewery. $69. Noon to 3pm.
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