17 Events & Activities in Houston this Week of March 21, 2022 including Houston Fishing Show, Katy Home & Garden Show & more!

Houston Fishing Show Kids Activities

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Here in Houston, there’s lot of great events this week (March 21-27)!!!

Our top free and cheap picks include Bayou City Art Festival, Paws on Parade at Discovery Green, Houston Holi Festival, Hermann Park Conservancy Kite Festival, Come from Away at the Hobby Center, Katy Home & Garden Show, and more!

 

Best Events and Activities this Week – MONDAY

Great Masters Art Exhibit at POST HTX

Fomento Cultural Citibanamex, POST Houston, and NViVo.us are collaborating on the Great Masters art exhibit, an exhibition made up of Mexican masterpieces. The collection gathers the works of Remigio Mestas, Carlomagno Pedro, and Jacobo and María Ángeles, three of the most iconic artists (or artistic duos), to give audiences a foundation in Mexican art that helps them better understand the richness of Mexican folk art and history.
When: Monday, March 21th-Sunday, May 29th, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 401 Franklin St, Houston, TX 77201
How Much: Free

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Fun events in Houston this week – TUESDAY

Come from Away at the Hobby Center

Don’t miss this Tony-award-winning musical about 7,000 travelers who find themselves stranded in a small Newfoundland town. Watch as the townspeople come to trust and embrace the new people in their lives.
When: Tuesday, March 22nd-Sunday, April 3rd, 7:30 p.m. Tues-Thurs and Sun, 8 p.m. Fri and Sat, with matinees on Sat and Sun
Where: 800 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: tickets start at $40

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Fun events in Houston this Week – WEDNESDAY

47th Annual Houston Fishing Show at the George R. Brown

Houston Fishing Show best events in Houston this week

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Fans of fishing will love the chance to see the latest and greatest in boats, coolers, and fishing rods at this five-day convention of all things fishing. Throughout the event, experts will be leading clinics on the sport, including special clinics for kids over the weekend, complete with prizes.
When: Wednesday, March 23rd-Sunday, March 27th, noon to 9 p.m. during the week and 10 a.m. to the evening on the weekend
Where: 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
How Much: $15 for adults, $3 for children (12 and under)

 

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Top events in Houston this week – THURSDAY

Sip & Stroll at the Arboretum

For a relaxing stroll through the Arboretum trails and some tasty food, sign up for the Sip & Stroll event. Tickets come with two glasses of wine or beer, a charcuterie board, and, or course, plenty of time to enjoy nature.
When: Thursday, March 24th, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024
How Much: $45

Virtual Lecture: Jamal Cyrus at MFAH

 Jamal Cyrus

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The Core Program lecture series continues with Jamal Cyrus, a Houston-based artist who works with collage and assemblage to create meaningful layered works from mundane materials. He’ll discuss the metaphysical meaning in his work as well as the the cultural politics embedded within Black American music.
When: Thursday, March 24th, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 5101 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, TX 77006
How Much: Free

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Things to do this week in Houston – FRIDAY

Family Movie on the Plaza at the Houston Public Library

Watch a family-friendly movie at the Houston Public Library Plaza. This week, it’s Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Remember to bring blankets or chairs if you want to get nice and cozy.
When: Friday, March 25th, from noon to 2:15 p.m.
Where: 500 McKinney St. Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Free

Bayou City Art Festival

Bayou City Arty Festival

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Artists from every corner of North America–300 of them!–have come together to create works in a variety of different disciplines to celebrate art, and you’re invited to celebrate with them. Come check out the 50th annual Bayou City Art Festival, and enjoy three straight days of art, as well as music, good food, and entertainment.
When: Friday, March 25th-Sunday, March 27th, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 6501 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77007
How Much: $15 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and under

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Fun events and activities in Houston this week – SATURDAY

Outdoor Tour at Rienzi

Rienzi Garden Tour

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Enjoy an outdoor tour of Rienzi’s gardens with docents available every step of the way to give you information about the statues, plants, and decorations.
When: Saturday, March 26th, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon
Where: 1406 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77019
How Much: $10 for adults, $5 for youth (13-18), free for 12 and under

Katy Home & Garden Show

Katy Home & Garden Show in Houston

From Left to Right – Stacey Lynn, the Barndominium Lady and Lauren Sotomayor, the Cheese Chica

Finding comfort in the home has reached an all-time high.  Our home is not only an extension now of work and home but a reflection of what is most valuable to us—what we are and love.  With so many new home trends, it’s time to refresh.  Multi-functional spaces, outdoor living, and bringing nature inside are all trends for 2022.  Want to find all the brightest ideas and experts under one roof?  Then make plans to attend the Katy Home & Garden Show back for its 16th year.
When: Saturday, March 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, March 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 5801 Katy Hockley Cut Off Rd,Katy, TX 77493
How Much: $7 for adults, free for children 12 and under

Port to Port History Boat Tour at Buffalo Bayou

Learn about the history of the Houston Ship Channel and the city’s industry in a two-hour boat tour from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston, a seven-mile stretch.
When: Saturday, March 26th, from 10 a.m. to noon
Where: 1001 Commerce Street, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: $45/person

Paws on Parade at Discovery Green

Paws on Parade

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Everybody with a well-socialized dog is invited to bring them to join in a 4-legged parade this Saturday. All dogs with an adult to lead them on the leash are welcome to join in. After the parade, dogs can enter a costume contest, where the best-dressed can win a cash prize.  There will also be a sweepstakes drawing for dogs who walk in the parade to win prizes from dog-friendly vendors on site. Free Rads Street Trio will provide musical entertainment. The event will help raise funds to repair the dog runs at Discovery Green.
When: Saturday, March 26th, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
How Much: Free

Raxx Vintage Market at Sugar Land Town Square

Shop over 50 vintage vendors in the Sugar Land plaza this weekend for an old-school update to your wardrobe.
When: Saturday, March 26th, from noon to 6 p.m.
Where: 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479
How Much: Free entry

Houston Holi Festival

Houston Holi

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Celebrate Holi, the spring Festival of Colors, in grand fashion, with a live Bollywood concert, Bollywood and Indian folk dance performances, carnival rides, Holi Pragitya (or bonfires), Maha Aarti prayers, rickshaw rides, comedic performances, music, kids’ rides, and, of course, fun with colors all day long. Houston Holi is one of the largest of its kind in the country, and there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
When: Saturday, March 26th, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 11715 Bellfort Village Dr, Houston, TX 77031
How Much: Free entry

Andrés Fest: Boléro, An American in Paris, Broughton & Marsalis at Jones Hall

In celebration music director Andrés Orozco-Estrada in his final year, enjoy Andrés Fest part 2, including Ravel’s Boléro and Gershwin’s An American in Paris, among others. The Sunday performance has a livestream option.
When: Saturday, March 26th-Sunday, March 27th, 8 p.m. on Saturday, 2:30 p.m. on Sunday
Where: 615 Louisiana St; Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Tickets start at $26; livestream on Sunday is $20

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Best Events & Activities in Houston this Week – SUNDAY

Hermann Park Conservancy Kite Festival

Kite Festival events this week in Houston

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Everyone’s invited for a fun day of flying kites at this annual event. Guests can also enjoy food, games, and fun, as well as musical performances throughout the day.
When: Sunday, March 27th, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 6001 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030
How Much: free

An Uncommon Chevalier at the Hobby

Enjoy a concert composed by Joseph de Bologne, a knight who served Louis XV as a guard and became the favorite of Marie Antoinette in the 1770s. With a violin concerto from him, one of his contemporaries, and a symphony he commissioned, the audience will be transported to a pre-French Revolution concert hall for a taste of history before everything changed.
When: Sunday, March 27th, at 2:30 p.m.
Where: 800 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: tickets start at $25

HMNS at Levy Park

HMNS

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The Houston Museum of Natural Science is coming to Levy Park to give kids a chance to learn about building structures, starting with what shapes can be used to build something and even building up to how paper can be used to support a whole person! Learn about architecture and engineering in a fun, hands-on way this Sunday.
When: Sunday, March 27th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 3801 Eastside St, Houston, TX 77098
How Much: Free

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Children's Music Class in the Park at Sugar Land Town Square

Things to do in Houston this Week: Image Credit: Sugar Land Town Square Facebook Page

There’s always a lot going on in Houston during the weekends. However, there is also a lot of activity during the week days. But with so many different events and activities, it can be hard to decide which events are worth your time.

Every week, we bring to you the best things to do in Houston, events that can be enjoyed by adults, kids and families alike.

Things to do in Houston This Week – Houston Arboretum

The Houston Arboretum is a great place to enjoy for the families. Their weekends are always packed with great events, but a lot of times, they have things going on during the week as well.

Mindful Mornings

Mindful Mornings at the Arboretum: Image Credit – Houston Arboretum

Things to do in Houston this Week –  Events at the Buffalo Bayou

Buffalo Bayou is another great place for week-day activities. In 2022, they have an ongoing series of Buffalo Bayou Wellness Walks that takes place every Wednesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.

Laura Conely, the founder of Urban Paths, leads a free Wellness Walk with Buffalo Bayou Partnership. Anyone is welcome to walk along Buffalo Bayou Park’s walkways while discussing issues such as mental and physical wellness, as well as the benefits of being in nature.

Buffalo Bayou Wellness Walk

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Things to do in Houston this Week – Fitness & Art Activities

If you are looking to stay fit by working out in the outdoors, Houston has some great cheap and even free options. Very often, there are Zumba sessions at Midtown Park every Tuesday evening and there are also HIIT workouts at the Levy Park led by the Preserve Gym.

If you are looking for Art related events during the week in Houston, there are options for you as well!

The Lawndale Art Center has a series called They, Who Sound featuring experimental sound, improvisational music, sounds, the sounding of art, the performance of art, and so forth.

Things to do in Houston this Week – Houston Museums

Houston Museums | Image Credit: Lone Star Flight Museum Facebook Page

Houston Museums | Image Credit: Lone Star Flight Museum Facebook Page

We are lucky to be in a city that has a great set of museums. If you are interested in Science there is the HMNS – Houston Museum of Natural Sciences. It is a great place to bring your family or visit with your friends who love seeing and learning about the different species that roamed the earth in the past and in the present.

There is also the Health Museum, which encourages kids to take care of their bodies. Then there is the Space Center Museum, the Lone Star Flight Museum, and others. Check out our post on 14 Houston Museums that are a Must – Visit! 

And if you are looking to save money on admission to Houston museums, check out our post on Free Day at Houston Museums


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