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Friday 2/28/2020

Once On This Island
@Hobby Center
Sarofim Hall

February 18th-March 1. 2020


Theatre Under the Start (TUTS) is thrilled to bring the national tour of the 2018 Tony Award® for Best Revival of a Musical to the Houston, direct from Broadway, playing now through March 1, 2020 at Houston's Hobby Center. Once On This Island is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart. Once On This Island is a timeless testament to theater’s unlimited possibilities.
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Houston Symphony Pops
Celebrating the Nat King Cole Centennial
@Jones Hall

His warm, velvety voice is unmistakable. His legacy is Unforgettable. Join the world in celebrating legendary crooner Nat King Cole in his centennial year as Ryan Shaw performs all the songs that made us fall in L-O-V-E with Nat—“When I Fall in Love,” “Mona Lisa,” “Stardust,” “Straighten Up and Fly Right” and many more. Tickets at 713.224.7575 or www.houstonsymphony.org
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8pm
615 Louisiana St, Houston, TX

College Baseball
Rice vs. Missouri State

College baseball at Reckling Park on the Rice University campus. Enter via Entrance 8 on University Boulevard, between Main and Greenbriar. More info at www.riceowls.com
Fri Feb 28, 2020 6:30pm
6100 Main St, Houston, TX

Dale Watson
@Armadillo Palace
Houston, TX
Friday 2/28/2020 11:00 PM

He champions "Ameripolitan" as a new genre of original music and has positioned himself as a tattooed, stubbornly independent outsider who is interested in recording authentic country music. As a result, he has become a favorite of critics and alt-country fans.

College Baseball
Houston vs. Texas State

College baseball at the former Cougar Field (now Don Sanders Field at Darryl & Lori Schroeder Park), next to Fertitta Center, at the corner of Cullen @ Elgin, on the University of Houston campus. More info at www.uhcougars.com
Fri Feb 28, 2020 6:30pm
3100 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX

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Houston Livestock Show
and Rodeo
Bar-B-Que Contest
Feb. 27 – 29, 2020

More than 250 teams, led by barbecue aficionados, compete in the World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest. While most team tents are invitation-only, visitors can enjoy several public venues, including The Garden, Rockin' Bar-B-Que Saloon and the Chuckwagon. Plus, the carnival is open, for wild rides and fun games.

The Garden Stage, sponsored by Miller Lite, features some of the best up-and-coming and established artists in Texas country. The Rockin' Bar-B-Que Saloon also features live and DJ music, and has an outside patio for visitors to enjoy. Inside the saloon is the Chuckwagon, where visitors can pick up their complimentary sliced brisket plate with chips and beans.

New for 2020 WCBBQ Jr. Cook-off Contest
Contest will take place on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9 a.m. in the Garden Area of the WCBBQ Contest grounds. Children between the ages of 8-14 will be competing with a single steak judged on appearance/presentation, tenderness and taste. Awards will be presented to the top 3 contestants at 11 a.m

Rockin' Bar-B-Que Saloon
Cody Ray Henry
Thursday, Feb. 27: 6 to 10 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 28: 6 to 10 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 29: 1 to 4 p.m. & 6 to 10 p.m.


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