As Houston enters a cold front going into the weekend, there are plenty of events that will keep you warm. Try the new 5Kinokawa restaurant located in the Heights, or watch musical legend Elton John in concert. Elsewhere, you can catch The Watsons Go To Birmingham at Main Street Theatre or have fun with some friends at Pixar Putt at Discovery Green.
Below, find five things to do in Houston this weekend.
Elton John in Concert
Musical legend Elton John will be live in concert this weekend at the Toyota Center for his postponed 2021 show. Fans of the "Tiny Dancer" musician have a chance to see the artist for two nights in the Bayou City; on Friday and Saturday evening.
Toyota Center, 1510 Polk Street. Friday and Saturday at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $69.50. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Toyota Center.
Pixar Putt at Discovery Green
Pixar Putt, the pop-up mini golf experience has made its way to Houston. Grab the kids or some friends and head to Discovery Green this weekend to play 18 interactive holes inspired by some of Pixar's most acclaimed films, including Toy Story, The Incredibles, and Monster's Inc.
Sarofim Picnic Lawn at Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney Street. All weekend long. Fridays, 3:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. The last call is at 8:30. Tickets start at $28. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit https://www.pixarputt.com.
The Arc Angels in Concert
Austin-based rock band The Arc Angels is bringing their blues-rock sound to Houston this weekend at 713 Music Hall. Watch original members Charlie Sexton, Doyle Bramhall II, and drummer Chris Layton some of their greatest hits at the new Houston concert venue.
POST Houston, 401 Franklin Street, Suite 1600. Friday, January 21 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $35. For more information at to purchase tickets, https://www.713musichall.com.
Main Street Theater Presents: The Watsons Go To Birmingham
Houston's Main Street Theater is presenting Reginald André Jackson's adaptation of The Watson Go To Birmingham. The play is set in 1963 where the Watson's, an African-American family, journey from Flint, Michigan to Birmingham, Alabama to leave their son with his grandmother.
Main Street Theater, 3400 Main Street. Sunday, January 23 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets start at $21.50. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Chef Billy Kin, formerly of Blackbird Izakaya & Hidden Omakase has re-debuted into the Houston foodie scene as head chef and owner of the Japanese restaurant, 5Kinokawa. The new eatery serves as a reinterpretation of his father's restaurant of the same name. The intimate diner can seat 14, and guests will be able to taste the finest ingredients from Japanese A5 wagyu beef to uni and fresh seafood.
5Kinokawa is located at 3119 White Oak Dr. in the Heights. Open now. To make a reservation, visit Resy.