Labor Day Weekend 2014

August 27, 2014 by  
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Wondering what to do this Labor Day weekend? Here are a few suggestions we know you’ll love!

Houston Restaurant Weeks 2014

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Choose from more than 170 Houston restaurants offering special lunches, dinners and brunches throughout all of August as part of Houston Restaurant Weeks 2014. Each restaurant will offer special two- to four-course menus for $20 to $45 per person. The exact menu and price varies by restaurant. For every meal sold, a portion of the proceeds will go to benefit the Houston Food Bank, and in turn also support the Brazos Valley Food Bank, the Galveston County Food Bank and the Montgomery County Food Bank. You must make your reservation for Houston Restaurant Weeks 2014 in advance, and specify that you are selecting that option. If you use OpenTable.com to make your reservation, include ‘Request HRW Menu’ in the comments field. 

Website: www.houstonrestaurantweeks.com
Menus: Click Here to View Full Menus

 

Godspell at Miller Outdoor Theatre

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Dates: Thursday, August 28 and Friday, August 29, 2014
Time: 8pm both nights
Location: Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Herman Park Dr. Houston, TX 77030
Admission: Free

One of the biggest Broadway and off-Broadway successes of all time, Godspell is an electrifying, soulful folk-rock recreation of the Gospel of St. Matthew. The catchy and unforgettable score by Stephen Schwartz includes songs such as such as “Day by Day,” “Prepare Ye the Way,” and “Light of the World,” combined with a variety of storytelling techniques, creates an undeniably powerful musical that continues to captivate audiences of all ages from around the world.

Brewmasters 5th Annual Craft Beer Festival

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The Amazing Houston Comic Con

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Amazing Houston Comic Con debuts August 29-30-31 at the George R Brown Convention Center, with the best and brightest in comic book and pop entertainment. Meet your favorite creators and celebrities at this 3-day event, filled with a giant exhibitors hall, an international artist alley, video game arena, hundreds of people in costume and more. There is something for everyone at the Amazing Houston Comic Con, from After Hours parties to family fun on Sunday Kid’s Day!

When: August 29-31
FRI 8/29: 3pm-8pm
SAT 8/30: 10am-7pm
SUN 8/31: 10am-6pm
Where: George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
Get Tickets Here
Exhibitor Info Here

Things to do with the Kiddos from BigKidSmallCity

Thursday, August 28, 2014:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE Thursday 5:00-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE Thursday 2:00-5:00pm
The John C. Freeman Weather Museum FREE Thursday 12:00-4:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE Thursdays 3:00-6:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE Thursdays 10:00-9:00pm
Summer Night Salsa – 6:30-7:30pm – Discovery Green
Godspell – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, August 29, 2014:
Godspell – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre 

Saturday, August 30, 2014:
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green 
Fandango: A Night in Madrid – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Sunday, August 31, 2014:
Family Zone 
– 1:00-4:00pm Museum of Fine Arts
Bollywood Blast: The Bollywood Bandwagon – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Monday, September 1, 2014:
Go HERE for free things to do any day of the week!

Sketching in the Galleries – 1:00-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts

Tuesday, September 2, 2014:
Toddler Tuesday: Thomas the Train – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Free Entry to the Zoo – 2:00-Closing – Houston Zoo

Wednesday, September 3, 2014:
Mommy Mingle 
– 10:00-12:00pm – Children’s Museum of Houston
Nature Story Time – 4:00pm – Nature Discovery Center

Caribbean International Fest at Amity Park Alief

 The Caribbean Chamber of Commerce of Texas launches its first ever all-day festival with a diverse array of musical acts and foods from the Caribbean tropics and across Houston. $5; free for kids 10 and under. 10am to 9pm.

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3rd Annual Pearland Wine & Food Festival

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Dionisio Winery presents its 3rd Annual Wine & Food Festival from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, August 30 at 4070 Wells Drive in Pearland. Dionisio Winery owner and Pearland resident, Jimmy Aranda, relocated the event to Pearland in 2014.  Wineries featured include Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards, Red 55 Winery, Haak Vineyards & Winery and Maydee Country Wines. In addition to a great selection of wines, visitors will find food vendors, retailers and music by Thermal Fusion. For more information or tickets, email dionisiowinery@gmail.com or call 713.906.2499.

Labor Day Sunday at Pub Fiction

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Enjoy breakfast to 2pm and all day drink specials. DJ Bizonee takes to the turntables at 10pm. 10:30am to 2am.

Celtic Gardens Labor Day Sunday

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Party with $10 mimosa carafes, $5 sangrias, $4 Guiinness and Saint Arnold’s drafts. Music from DJ Kyle Berg at 3pm and Tony Styles at $10. 11am to 2pm.

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The Ginger Man’s Backyard Labor Day Party

Enjoy an afternoon of live music and specials on pints from Rahr and Sons. 1pm to 2am.
The Ginger Man Website

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Last Weekend to Enjoy Houston’s Public Pools!

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Cool down in one of Houston’s Public Pools. Check out our blog for a list of pools!

Catch an Astros Game!

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Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers
Where: Minute Maid Park
501 Crawford Street
Houston, Texas, 77002
When: Friday, August 29
Time: 7:10 pm
Phone: 713-259-8000

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers
Where: Minute Maid Park
501 Crawford Street
Houston, Texas, 77002
When: Saturday, August 30
Time: 6:10 pm
Phone: 713-259-8000

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers
Where: Minute Maid Park
501 Crawford Street
Houston, Texas, 77002
When:  Sunday, August 31
Time: 1:10 pm
Phone: 713-259-8000

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