Visit the Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival at Discovery Green this weekend. 

October is kicking the fall season into high gear. From pumpkin patches to in-person performances, the new season is breathing life back into the Bayou City. This week, enjoy some laughs with comedian and actor Katt Williams at the NRG Arena, or enjoy local beers at Constellation Field's first-ever TEXtober Fest. Celebrate Nigerian culture this weekend at Houston Baptist University or relish in some family fan at the Nature Discovery Center's pumpkin patch. 

Scroll below for five things to do in Houston this weekend. 

Katt Williams at NRG Arena

Following his recent stand-up comedy special Great America, Katt Williams is coming to Houston this weekend to spread some laughter for his World War III Tour. The comedian and actor will be in the Bayou City for back-to-back nights of comedy.

NRG Arena, 1 NRG Parkway. Thursday, October 14, to Friday, October, 15. Tickets start at $59. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit Ticketmaster.

Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival at Nature Discovery Center

For one weekend in October, the Hana and Arthur Ginzbarg Nature Discovery Center hosts an annual fall festival. Bring the whole family out for a weekend of fun games, arts and crafts, food, and more, free of charge.

Hana and Arthur Ginzbarg Nature Discovery Center, 7112 Newcastle Street, Bellaire, Texas, 77401. Saturday, October 16 to Sunday, October 17, 11:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. For more information, visit, https://naturediscoverycenter.org

TEXtOber Fest

The Sugar Land Skeeters are throwing the first-ever TEXtober Fest this weekend at Constellation Field. Made specifically for baseball and Texas lovers, the evening event features tastings of only local breweries including Eureka Heights, Saint Arnold, and Four Corners. Guests can also participate in cornhole, ballpark fare, and batting practice on the field. 

Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Drive, Sugar Land, Texas, 77489. Saturday, October 16. Tickets start at $25. For more information, visit,

2021 AfriFest

The Nigerian-American Multicultural Council is hosting its 8th annual Houston Afrifest at Houston Baptist University this weekend. The celebration will center around African culture throughout the diaspora with performances, art, crafts, and fashion.  

Houston Baptist University, 7502 Fondren Road. Saturday, October 16, 12:00 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. For more information, visit the Nigerian-American Multicultural Council. 

Maverick City Music at Bayou City Music Center

Enjoy the sounds of contemporary gospel downtown this Sunday with Maverick City Music in concert. The seven-member group known for their breakout track, "Wait On You" is on tour for the first time, alongside Houston native artist Lecrae. 

Bayou City Music Center, 520 Texas Street. Sunday, October 17, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets start at $25. For more information, visit their website. 

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