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What's On In Houston | June 3-5 2016
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What's On In Houston | June 3-5 2016

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Updated: 12 October 2016
Houston is the largest Texas city which means there is something going on every single day. Whether it is a gallery opening in the Museum District, a free event at one of the beautiful parks, or an acclaimed performer hitting the stage for one night only, we have what you are looking for. So brave the traffic, enjoy the weather, and head out to one of Houston’s hottest weekend events.

FRIDAY

FILM | Explore Beat-era Manhattan in Cassavetes’ Shadows

This is a film about loneliness, frustration, disappointment and race in the world of 1950s jazz.

Manhattan | © Marcela/Flickr
Manhattan | © Marcela/Flickr

DRINK | Pour Some Brews In The Woodlands

Just north of Houston, the Woodlands has some great bars to kick off the weekend.

Beer flights | © Lauren Topor/Flickr
Beer flights | © Lauren Topor/Flickr

SATURDAY

MUSIC | Catch Summer Hits At Free Press

Modest Mouse, DeadMau5, Zeds Dead, and The National are on the lineup.

Free Press Music Festival | © kemikore/Flickr
Free Press Music Festival | © kemikore/Flickr

DESIGN | Enjoy Engineered Beauty At AIA Sandcastle Competition

These aren’t your childhood sandcastles. Watch beautiful sand-crafted sculptures rise from the shores of Galveston.

FOOD | Sample Some Good Ol’ Texas BBQ

Get your hands messy with Houston’s best ribs, brisket, and pulled pork sandwiches.

Pulled Pork | © Ginny/Flickr
Pulled Pork | © Ginny/Flickr

SUNDAY

THEATRE | Celebrate Election Season With Born Yesterday

This hilarious theater classic sure wasn’t born yesterday. Watch to learn why it has been performed for over six decades.

Washington Capitol Hill | © Arend/Flickr
Washington Capitol Hill | © Arend/Flickr

SCIENCE | Get Smart At These Landmarks

Space City is filled with museums and attractions to keep any science lover entertained.

Johnson Space Center | © ilovebutter/WikiCommons
Johnson Space Center | © ilovebutter/WikiCommons