Special & Upcoming Events

Happy Mother’s Day 

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, May 7–9

Spend some time with Mom and enjoy some live shows. 

05/07/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

It’s gonna be May

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, April 30–May 2

Snoop some castle-esque homes in Galveston, pregame Comicpalooza at Karbach Brewing Co., and enjoy Miller’s first outdoor show in over a year.

04/30/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Fiiiiiigarooo

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, April 23–25 

Save the bees! And celebrate Shakespeare. 

04/23/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

“Fach” you up 

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, April 17–18

Start your Earth Day celebrations early, binge South Asian indie films, and enjoy a live performance of your favorite movie scores. 

04/16/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Who Lives in a pineapple under the sea? 

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, April 9–11

Take a good, hard look at last year, do some shopping, or eat like SpongeBob SquarePants.

04/09/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Is there an ancient society of cats? 

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, April 2–4

Enjoy some live music, some art, and the holiday weekend.

04/02/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

face it 

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, March 26–28

Discover your artistic prowess, visit Spain from your couch, and celebrate Women’s History Month.

03/26/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

If it ain’t got that swing

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, March 19–21

Check out a film festival, see some magic birds, and keep up the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

03/19/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

All that jazz 

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, March 12–14

Solve an art heist, enjoy some boozy burlesque, and question time itself. 

03/12/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

And a 5, 6, 7, 8

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, March 5–7

Rewind to the ’60s, become a ballerina for a bit, and jam out to Beethoven and blackbirds (yes, you read that right).

03/05/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Happy birthday, Rothko

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Feb 26–28 

Take a ride through Freedmen’s Town, and check out MFAH’s well-timed light exhibition.

02/26/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Happy Valentine’s Day 

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Feb 11–14

Celebrate the Lunar New Year or have dinner under the sea. 

02/12/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Variegated what now? 

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Feb 5–7

Celebrate Valentine’s Day early with the Houston Symphony, shop local Black-owned businesses, and search for rare houseplants.

02/05/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Ahoy, matey

5 Things to Do This Weekend, Jan 29–31 

Finish out the month by exploring Galveston’s historic ships or enjoying some of the best classical music has to offer.

01/29/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Hear them roar … sorta

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Jan 22–24

Livestreamed concerts, a short play, and celebrating the best of nature.

01/22/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Saving the Day ... And Con

Acclaimed Storyteller Neil Gaiman to Headline 2021 BrazCon

We spoke to founder Stephanie Williamson about moving Brazoria County Library System’s annual teen comic convention online.

01/18/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

luck be your lady this weekend

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Jan 8–10

Concerts, art galleries, and dancing—what more could you want?

01/08/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Good Tidings

Literacy Now Needs Volunteers for Houston Reads Day 2021

Sign up now to read to a child on March 2. You'll be glad you did.

12/30/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Brrrrrrr

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Dec 18–20

Is it cold outside, or is it just us?

12/18/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Snow in Houston?

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Dec 11–13

Holiday concerts, an opera documentary, and Narnia. What more could you want?

12/11/2020 By Emma Schkloven