Event Roundup: What to Look Forward to This Weekend
Go Texan Day
Although the Houston Rodeo is cancelled this year, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo invites you to celebrate Go Texan Day on Friday! Put on your hats and boots and then tag your Go Texan Day photos on social media, using @RODEOHOUSTON and #GoTexanDay.
Bellaire Open Air HTX Market
HTX Market curated a special open-air, family-friendly event at Evelyn’s Park on Sunday. The outdoor shopping experience will include 30+ local artisans and small businesses. All vendors and guests are required to wear masks and social distance per Harris County Guidelines.
Friday Family Movie Night: The Princess and The Frog
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for a screening of The Princess and The Frog at the Square at Memorial City on Friday night. The event is free and open to the public, on a first come first serve basis. Capacity is limited to maintain social distancing.
The ReelAbilities Houston Film & Arts Festival promotes inclusion and celebrates the lives, stories and talents of people with disabilities. This year’s event is completely virtual, meaning you can watch the films from the comfort of your own home. The event ends on Monday, March 1, so this is the last weekend to check it out!
Stages Presents Sin Muros
Stages Repertory Theater celebrates the range of Latinx voices and stories reflecting the diversity of local Texas communities with the fourth annual Sin Muros: A Latinx Theater Festival. This year’s production includes play readings, including the world premiere of Houston artist Candice D’Meza’s Fatherland, a digital project exploring grief and identity. The production premiered on Feb. 18 and is available on demand through Feb. 28.
Rothko Chapel: An Oasis for Reflection
In celebration of a new book titled Rothko Chapel: An Oasis for Reflection, Rothko Chapel is hosting a virtual conversation exploring the original design of the Chapel, the importance of light within the building, and how the 18-month long restoration project came to fruition. You’ll hear from architectural historian Stephen Fox, architectural photographer Paul Hester and Associate Professor of art history and anthropology Pamela Smart.
Collect It for the Culture III
This annual pop-up exhibition created by Black Buddha Creative Agency features more than 30 Texas-based artists selected by curator Robert Hodge. Ranging from sculpture to photography to painting to installations, the exhibit includes for first time exhibitioners and accomplished artist side by side in a 2,300 square foot gallery space. Masks are required, and limited tickets are available.
Market Day at Regent Square
In recognition of Texas Independence Day (coming up on March 2), Regent Square – a new mixed-use development space South of Allen Parkway – is hosting a special Texas-themed market. The community is invited to check out this outdoor market featuring local vendors and leather coaster marbling, plus music and food. Guests are urged to practice safe social distancing and to wear a mask.
Winter Storm Volunteer Opportunities
Our list of volunteer opportunities is growing. If you would like to, and can safely do so, here are some ways to volunteer that we’ve heard about.
Check out our events calendar to see what else is going on this weekend.
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