Do You Ever Feel Like a Plastic Bag?

All the Houston Independence Day Firework Shows Worth Your Time

All the best places to avert your eyes from the headlines and watch the sky burn.

07/02/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

My horn can pierce the sky!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 29–July 1

Unicorns, drag queens, and Swedes abound.

06/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Add to Calendar

52 Weekends of Family Fun

Your year with the youngsters, planned.

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Neighborhood Guide

Everything You Need to Know About the Museum District

Exploring the ins and outs of Houston's cultural hub.

08/15/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Cosmic!

A Houstonian's Viewing Guide to the Solar Eclipse

Houston won't have a total eclipse of the heart on August 21, but you'll still get a heavenly show.

08/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Summer is here

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 30-July 2

Featuring a North vs. South baseball matchup, The Lion King and, most of all, beer.

06/29/2017 By Arman Badrei, Spencer Vogel, and Kara Fields

Music & Film

Keeping a Vision of Jazz With Your Eyes Closed

Local jazz drummer Sebastian "Bash" Whittaker overcomes blindness and adversity with his sensational jazz sounds.

02/12/2016 By William Geoffrey Wood

New Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year in Houston

From family fun to fashionable fetes, the city is offering plenty of festive options to send off 2015 in style.

12/24/2015 By Sara Samora

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 25–27

Keep the Christmas cheer going with visits from the Snow Queen, Santa Claus and a brisk ride through Houston's streets with Critical Mass.

12/23/2015 By Nick Esquer

Slideshow

Children's Museum of Houston Back to the 80’s Gala

The Children’s Museum of Houston raises $1.1 million at its 35th anniversary celebration.

10/28/2015 Photography by Alexander Rogers and Gary Maltz

Slideshow

Back to the 80’s Pre-Gala Kickoff Celebration

Children's Museum Houston celebrated its 35th anniversary in blast-from-the-past style

09/29/2015 By Nick Esquer Photography by Gary Fountain

Museums

Escape the Heat with Houston’s Summer Museum Exhibits

Be cool at these hot shows.

06/08/2015 By Jenae Sitzes

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: March 13–15

Featuring Tango Buenos Aires, the musical Once, and the Children's Museum of Houston's Amazingly Immature Spring Break.

03/11/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 1–4

Get to 'em before they're gone

12/31/2014 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

“Students Rock the City” Model Call

Kids from across the community came out to strut their stuff at Memorial City Mall.

07/21/2014

Guide

Top Five Independence Day Events

Still haven't decided how to celebrate the Fourth? Here are a few last-minute suggestions.

07/04/2014 By Shy Hardiman

Museum District Guide

Hands-On Fun in the Museum District

Just because you can’t touch the art doesn’t mean you can’t make some of your own—just check out these five workshops.

06/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slideshow

Children’s Museum of Houston Gala

“A Night at Studio 54,” benefitting CMH

10/24/2013

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 23–25

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

08/21/2013 By Michael Hardy