5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 14–16

Shopping, sporting, tai chi-ing—all in one weekend.

By Spencer Vogel, Arman Badrei, and Kara Fields July 13, 2017

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Houstonia Pop-Up Shop

July 15 | Houstonia

Not to brag or anything, but it may or may not be true that Houstonia magazine has organized one of the most delightful pop-up shops ever to grace our city. (Hint: It’s true.) Drinks, shopping from nearly 100 vendors and live music are the reasons to head out to Silver Street Studios—and treat yourself to items made by Houstonians, for Houstonians. —Arman Badrei

Free. 2000 Edwards St. 713-862-4570.

Houston Astros vs. Minnesota Twins

July 14-16 | Minute Maid Park

Coming off a staggering 19-1 win against the Blue Jays and well-rested after the All Star Break, our Astros look to be dominant against the middling Minnesota Twins. Can the ’Stros continue the level of excellence we've seen this season? Signs point to yes. —Arman Badrei

From $22. 501 Crawford St. 713-259-8000.

Hans Zimmer: Live on Tour

July 14 | Smart Financial Centre

The film composer (The Lion King, Pirates of the Caribbean) is among the world’s most awarded and acclaimed, having sold out no less than London’s Wembley Stadium last month. Now, in this live concert, the German musician plays and conducts pieces from his multi-decade career, accompanied by a bevy of pop and rock artists. —Spencer Vogel 

From $39.50. 18111 Lexington Blvd. 281-207-6278.

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Holland Vavra in Pippin.

Image: Courtesy TUTS


July 13 - 16 | Miller Outdoor Theatre

The TUTS production of this Tony-award-winning musical about a young prince journeying to find his purpose will no doubt prove refreshing at Miller Outdoor, especially when accompanied by those always-welcome nighttime breezes. It’s never a good idea to miss a TUTS show, but Pippin really is not to be missed. —Spencer Vogel

Free. 6000 Hermann Park Dr. 281-373-3386.

Asian Heritage Cultural Discovery Workshop

July 15 | Chinese Community Center

Learn traditional and contemporary Chinese art forms, participate in fun hands-on activities, and enjoy tasty Asian cuisine and fragrant teas at the CCC this weekend. Enjoy the gentle rhythms of tai chi, a Chinese martial art known for its health benefits, or try your hand at calligraphy, paper cutting or origami before relaxing at a tea ceremony demonstration. —Kara Fields

From $25. 9800 Town Park Dr. 713-271-6100

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Fashion & Shopping, Food & Drink, Special Events

Houstonia's Summer Pop Up Shop

$0-$30 Silver Street Studios

Sip, stroll and shop a curated collection of boutiques and local vendors for a one-day-only pop up shop event. Houstonia's event staples- live-music, food, a...

Classical Music, Concerts

Hans Zimmer: Live on Tour

Editor’s Pick $39.50-149.50 Smart Financial Centre

Hear the Oscar and Grammy Award–winning composer for more than 150 films, including The Lion King and Gladiator, perform with a full orchestra when he stops ...