Event Roundup: What to Look Forward to This Weekend
Happy Friday! Here are a few fun happenings around town this weekend:
Houston Ballet at Miller Outdoor Theatre
Houston Ballet will take the stage at Miller Outdoor Theatre this Friday and Saturday night, performing beautiful moments from some of the Company’s most beloved ballets. Free.
Heartmade Art Market
Browse items from a curated market featuring more than 60 regional artists, makers, and creatives. There will be a live DJ and interactive crafts for the kids. The market, which benefits The Periwinkle Arts In Medicine Program at Texas Children’s Hospital, takes place at Market Square Park Saturday, starting at 10 a.m. Free.
Bay Day Festival
Bay Day is a one-day celebration of all things Galveston Bay, including live animal exhibits, stage performances, crafts, and more. Hosted by the Galveston Bay Foundation, the free festival takes place at Kemah Boardwalk, Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Join Houston Pets Alive! on Saturday, 2-6 p.m., with your friend and four-legged friends at Powder Keg for local beer, food trucks, vendors, prizes, photo opps, and a “Goodest Dog” competition judged by local celebrities. The inaugural “Dog Fest” benefits nonprofit Houston Pets Alive!. Free to attend and open to all ages.
Eid Fest 2022
Celebrate Eid at Bellaire-Zindler Park, Saturday, 4-7 p.m., with food and entertainment, shows and activities, crafts, and more. $10/person.
Film Screening and Writer Talk: Moxie
The Orange Show presents the debut public screening of Moxie, a coming-of-age tale produced for Netflix and directed by and starring Amy Poehler, based on the young adult novel of the same name by Houston’s Jennifer Mathieu, who’s also a teacher at Bellaire High School. Read more here. In addition, Girls Rock Houston bands Nobody's Daughter and Pinky Promise will give a special live performance. The event takes place at The Orange Show World Headquarters on Saturday with performances beginning at 7 p.m., the author talk at 8 p.m., and the movie at 8:30 p.m. $10/person
Dynamo FC vs. Nashville SC Houston Dynamo FC
The Dynamo takes on Nashville at PNC Stadium Saturday, 7:30 p.m. $10+.
Family Day at Bayou Bend: Over the Moon
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens hosts Family Day this Sunday, 1-5 p.m., an afternoon of free, family-friendly fun celebrating Americans’ relationship to the moon and other celestial bodies. Highlights include a workshop presented by Space Center Houston, gravity-defying lawn games, art-making activities, a space-themed music performance by Tom’s Fun Band, and visits to the first floor of the house with hosts from Houston Junior Woman’s Club.
Editor's note: Please check individual event websites for any weather-related changes or Covid-related restrictions. Find more events here.
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