Saturday, June 3, 2017
Pull for Puppies at CityCentre Plaza– Play tug-of-war with your team in the men’s, women’s or coed tournament to benefit Forgotten Pet Advocates. $25. 9am to 1pm.
Hire Houston Youth Job Fair at George R. Brown Convention Center| FREE – Apply, and maybe even get hired, for a summer job at this Hire Houston Youth on-the-spot hiring event. 10am to 3pm.
National Learn to Row Day at Navigation Esplanade| FREE – Take up the sport of rowing, or at least learn how to do it at this free community event hosted by Buffalo Bayou Rowing Center. 10am to 4pm.
13th Annual Empty Bowls at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft– Support the Houston Food Bank by purchasing a bowl made by Houston area artists and ceramists and you’ll enjoy a soup lunch at this event at HCCC. Minimum donation of $25. 11am to 3pm.
The Menil Collection’s 30th Birthday Party| FREE – Celebrate 30 years of The Menil with live music, dance performances, food trucks, and cake on the lawn. 2pm to 5pm.
The Caribbean-American Heritage Month Festival at Jones Plaza– Immerse yourself in Caribbean heritage at this festival with music, dancing, poetry, a vendor market, food, and drink from the islands. $15. 2pm to 10pm.
Brazilian Country Party at The Wildcatter Saloon– Get a taste of South American culture, dance, music, and cuisine at this party celebrating the harvest in Katy. $10, but you may find limited discounted tickets for $5. 4pm to 11pm.
Local Fare for Local Freedom at A 2nd Cup– Sip, sample creations from local chefs and mingle while you bid on silent auction items and enter raffles at this event that raises funds to help end human trafficking in Houston. $100. 5pm to 8pm.
Space City Food Truck Festival at Houston Food Park– Stuff your face with grub from Houston food trucks like Tacolores and Midwest Connection while jamming to music from local artists like John Ibe and Roy Dale. $15; limited discounted tickets starting at $7.50 available. 5pm to 10pm.
First Saturday Arts Market in the Heights| FREE – Browse fine art and eclectic goods at the free monthly First Saturday Arts Market in the heart of the Houston Heights. 6pm to 10pm.
Accordion Kings & Queens in Concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre| FREE – Get your fill of conjunto, polka, country western, and zydeco at this concert of Texas accordion music. 7pm.
Secret Life of PetsScreening at Discovery Green | FREE – Bring the kiddos out to Discovery Green for a free showing of the Disney movie Secret Life of Pets.
1984at Obsidian Theater – See the Houston premiere of 1984, a play based on George Orwell’s novel of the same name, at Obsidian Theater. Tickets start at $15. 8pm.
The Late Show at Prohibition Supperclub & Bar– Go back to the 1920s when the Moonlight Dolls take the stage at Prohibition Supperclub & Bar for this tastefully suggestive performance. $40; limited discounted $24 tickets available. 11:30pm.
Sunday, June 4, 2017
Bayou Bikers Ride at Market Square Park| FREE – Join Bayou Bikers for a 25 to 40-mile ride along the bayous. Meet at Market Square Park. 8am.
Yoga at Raven Tower| FREE – Bring your own mat to Raven Tower for this free outdoor class led by Black Swan Yoga. 10am.
Houston Wedding Showcase at NRG– Find everything you need for the big day, from photographers to DJs, caterers, and day-of coordinators at the Houston Wedding Showcase. $10. 10am to 5pm.
Prince Sidewalk Chalk Art Tribute at Cactus Music FREE – Celebrate the life, legacy, and birthday of the music icon Prince by making Prince-themed chalk art outside of Cactus Music. Noon to 6pm.
Edible Houston’s Birthday Party at Saint Arnold Brewing Company – Edible Houston will celebrate two years with craft beer and a cake walk at this bash at Saint Arnold. $25. 4pm to 6pm.
Chefs for Paws at The Merrill House– Showcasing dishes from 10 chefs – in addition to beer, wine, and vodka cocktails – the casual, dine-around tasting event gives Houstonians the chance to mix, mingle, and support dog rescue. $75 per person; VIP Table for eight via donation. 5pm to 7pm.
Bo DePeña in Concert at Under the Radar Brewery| No Cover – Americana singer-songwriter Bo DePeña will perform live music while you enjoy a cold one at Under the Radar Brewery. 5pm to 7pm.
Need some extra cash for your weekend plans? Come see me at Goldwiser located at 24910 Kuykendahl Rd., Tomball, TX 77375. I’m open Monday through Saturday 10 am to 7 pm. Just ask for Gina!