August 3rd-5th, 2018


University of Houston's
Shakespeare Festival
@Miller Outdoor Theatre

Now through August 5th, 2018 8:15 PM

This will be their44th season of performances for these University of Houston performers.
The festival kicked-off at the unvierstiy.
     The Houston Shakespeare Festival debuted in 1975 when Dr. Sidney Berger, then Director of the School of Theatre at the University of Houston, met with UH administrators and the Miller Theatre Advisory Board to enlist support for a two-production season of Shakespeare's works to be played in repertory on Miller Theatre's bill. Dr. Berger and UH Theatre professor Cecil Pickett went on to direct a pair of plays each summer, performing free to the public at Hermann Park’s Miller Outdoor Theatre in this unique collaboration between a city and a university.
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This weekend at NRG Park

Abilities Expo

Imagine everything you need, all under one roof! For more than 30 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. Every event opens your eyes to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to change you life.

Abilities Expo will be in NRG Center Hall


Where else can you discover ability-enhancing products and services, play a few adaptive sports, learn new dance moves, attend informative workshops and only scratch the surface of what Abilities Expo has to offer.

Friday, August 3, 2018 11:00AM-5:00PM
Saturday August 4, 2018 11:00AM-5:00PM
Sunday August 5, 2018 11:00AM-4:00PM
This is a free event visit Abilities Expo for registration click here




Jurassic Quest
@NRG Center

Friday August 3 through Sunday August 5, 2018

Jurassic Quest brings you a Dinosaur Adventure for the whole family. The main dinosaur exhibit features ultra-realistic, life-size animatronic dinosaurs; Over 80 life-size dinosaurs in all. Visitors can interact with these huge creatures, learn about them and even ride a few. It features realistic scenes, enormous dinosaurs, cute baby dinosaurs and lots of fun activities for kids of all ages. There are huge T-Rex and Triceratops fossil digs where young paleontologists can uncover long hidden dinosaurs bones, the “Dino Bounce” area with several, towering, dinosaur theme inflatable mazes, face painting, Dino crafts and much more!

Friday, August 3 – 3:00pm-8:00 pm
Saturday, August 4 – 9:00am-8:00 pm
Sunday, August 5 – 9:00am-8:00 pm
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Hunters Extravaganza

Friday August 3 through Sunday August 5, 2018

The Granddaddy of ALL Texas hunting shows is back for 2018 – so, make sure you and the whole family are there! Try out the latest deer hunting equipment, hunting accessories, hunting clothing, rifles, knives, archery & other exciting hunting gear.

Hunters Extravaganza will be in NRG Center Hall A.

Friday, August 3, 2018 3:00PM-8:00PM
Saturday, August 4, 2018 9:00AM-7:00PM
Sunday, August 5, 2018 10:00AM-5:00PM
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Bob Schneider
and Dollie Barnes
The Heights Theatre

Friday 8/3/2018 8:00 PM

One of Austin’s most celebrated musicians, Bob Schneider makes his way to the Houston Heights areas with a performance at The Heights Theatre.

One thing Schneider has excelled at in his career is bringing audiences back. Though he has received little national press or major label support, he has managed to become one of the biggest acts in Austin, if not in Texas. His fans, who often discover him from being brought to his shows by friends, are fiercely loyal. Many have attended dozens or even hundreds of shows. Thanks to these fans, Schneider has won more Austin Music Awards than any other musician, including Best Songwriter, Best Musician, and Best Male Vocals, rounding in at 54 total awards to date.
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Dave Koz
@Houston Arena Theatre

Sunday 8/5/2018 7:30 PM

In a career that spans more than three decades, saxophonist Dave Koz has rackedImage of Dave Koz up an astoundingly impressive array of honors and achievements: nine GRAMMY® nominations, nine No. 1 albums on Billboard’s Current Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, numerous world tours, playing for multiple presidents, a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and more. A platinum-selling artist, Koz is also known as a humanitarian, entrepreneur, radio host, instrumental music advocate and restaurateur.
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The Mousetrap
@Alley Theatre

August 10th-September 2nd, 2018

The ExxonMobil Summer Chills returns with the longest running show in world theatre history, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap. James Black, Interim Artistic Director will direct this classic whodunit that recently celebrated its 66th anniversary on London’s West End and yet still thrills audiences today. A group of strangers find themselves trapped in a British boarding house during a snow storm with a murderer afoot. It’s an Agatha Christie plot twist finish you won’t want to miss. Come chill out with the Alley once again this summer.
     The play is known for its twist ending, which the audience are traditionally asked not to reveal after leaving the theatre.
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