Event Roundup: What to Look Forward to This Weekend
Happy Friday! It’s the first weekend of March, the first official weekend of RodeoHouston, and there’s lots going on around town, including:
Off to the Rodeo this weekend? There’s a huge range of entertainment and activities for all ages (and, of course, lots of delicious food). Taking the stage this weekend is Bun B tonight (Bun B’s H-Town Takeover Concert); Walker Hayes on Saturday, and Zac Brown Band on Sunday. Step behind the scenes of fan-favorite HLSR event Mutton Bustin’ in this month’s print issue. Find the full schedule, maps, and more here.
Rice Village Rodeo Roundup
Kick off Rodeo season with Rice Village with its second annual Rodeo Roundup tonight, 5-8 p.m., including live music from Cooper Mohrmann, a mechanical bull, vendors, photo ops, and pop-up shops. The roundup event takes place on Morningside Dr.
Party at the Pavilion Featuring Mango Punch!
PATRONS for Bellaire Parks and the City of Bellaire host Party at the Pavilion tonight at Bellaire Town Square, 7 p.m., featuring Mango Punch!
Shriners Children’s College Classic
The Shriners Children’s College Classic returns to Minute Maid Park, today-Sunday. Four of the participating teams are currently ranked in Baseball America’s top 25, including Louisville (#4), TCU (#11), Texas A&M (#12) and Texas Tech (#18). Single-day tickets and three-day tournament packages are on sale. All nine of the tournament games will be televised on AT&T SportsNet SW and available on the channel in the entirety of the Astros five-state viewing area. Brett Dolan and Pat Combs will call the majority of the action on the telecast, with Gerald Sanchez and Butch Alsandor also making appearances. The tournament benefits The Astros Foundation and Shriners Children’s.
Chalk on the Block
Visit Bagby Park in Midtown and enjoy interactive 3D sidewalk chart art on Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Artists will design chalk squares inspired by the Houston Rodeo. Enjoy music with DJ ROSEZ from 12-2 p.m., lawn games, and the CoffeeQ food truck, plus games and prizes from the Houston Dynamo Fan Engagement Team.
Screen on the Green: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
On Saturday, watch Black Panther: Wakanda Forever outdoors at Discovery Green at its Screen on the Green, starting at 7 p.m.
New Beginnings Spring Festival
Welcome spring with a free, family-friendly festival at MFAH, featuring celebratory traditions from across the Middle East and Asia. “New Beginnings Spring Festival” marks the opening of the New Galleries for Art of the Islamic Worlds and anticipates Nowruz, the renewal of spring that has been celebrated for more than 3,000 years. Immerse your senses in the sounds and flavors of the regions as you enjoy music, dance, poetry, art activities, and food from local vendors. The festival takes place across MFAH on Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
Houston Arboretum's Annual Pup Crawl & Pet Expo
The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center hosts its annual Pup Crawl & Pet Expo on Sunday, 3-6 p.m. Bring your furry friends to the Arboretum and enjoy four special Saint Arnold Brewing Company beer stops along the trails, plus local pet vendors. Proceeds support the conservation and education programs of the Houston Arboretum and BARC, the City of Houston’s animal shelter and adoption center. Pet adoptions will also be available onsite. Tickets are $35 for adults 21+; free for children and non-drinking adults.
UH Cougars vs. Memphis
The nationally-ranked Coogs take on Memphis on Sunday, 11 a.m. Get excited for the Coogs; check out our March cover story.
Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs
The Rockets face off against the Spurs at Toyota Center on Sunday, 6 p.m.
See our event calendar for more upcoming events.
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