This weekend  October 18th-20th, 2019
Published Monday 10/14/2019 9:32AM


October 18th, 2019

This will the Ziegenbock festival's 17th year at historic Sam Houston Race Park this weekend Friday October 18 and Saturday, October 19, 2019.
Ziegenbock is marketed as a Texas brewed Bock-Style Beer (Import - Craft - Specialty) and positioned as a Texan beer to compete with Shiner Bock. The other Texas crafted beer. Ziegenbock is brewed at Anheuser-Busch's Houston brewery. Like Shiner Bock and Amber Bock, it does not conform to the BJCP style guidelines for a Bock, either in terms of flavor profile or potency, but they remain popular throughout the state.
 . . . more ZiegenBock Music Festival click here

Houston Symphony
Hocus Pocus Pops
The Woodlands Pavilion

The tradition that scares our stage, alarms our lawn and terrifies our tent returns! Everyone is gravely encouraged to dress up in their Halloween costume for a chance to walk on stage during the concert. The first 100 boys and “ghouls” to check in at Hocus Pocus Central in the North Plaza, fully costumed, get the chance to march in the Goblin Parade. If you dare, hop onto the Great Pumpkin Express and carve out some great (or gruesome) memories on The Pavilion’s haunted grounds.
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October 19th, 2019

It seems Legos have been around forever, but it all started in 1949 in Billund, Denmark by The Lego Group. Legos are plastic construction toy blocks consisting of interlocking bricks with gears and figurines called mini figures. This weekend the fans of legos will meet up at NRG Center for Brick Fest Live. (Saturday, October 19th and Sunday, October 20, 2019)

The Lego Group began in the workshop of Ole Kirk Christiansen (1891–1958), a carpenter from Billund, Denmark, who began making wooden toys in 1932.
In 1934, his company came to be called "Lego", derived from the Danish phrase leg godt, which means "play well".
 . . .more Brick Fest Live - Fan Experience click here

Monster Jam
@NRG Stadium

Monster Jam® returns to NRG Stadium! These stadium and arena events blow the roof off traditional motor sports racing, as 1,500 horse power Monster Jam trucks fly 30 feet in the air, flattening anything in their path. Monster Jam® is the most action-packed live event on four wheels where world-class drivers compete in front of capacity crowds in both monster truck racing and freestyle competitions. Monster Jam events leave you on the edge of your seat as these competitors thrill fans with jaw-dropping displays of gravity-defying feats. More info at
Sat Oct 19, 2019 7pm – 10pm Central Time
NRG Stadium, NRG Pkwy, Houston, TX 77054, USA (map)

Bill Bellamy

The Improv - Houston
Marq-E Entertainment Center
7620 Katy Fwy.
Houston, TX
Saturday 10/19/2019 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM
Sunday 10/20/2019
7:30 PM
Ticket Information

Did you this celebrated stand-up comidian was an economics major at Rutgers University? But he is most noted for the nationally acclaimed HBO series Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam, where he is credited for creating or coining the phrase "booty call", described as a late night call to a potential paramour with the intention of meeting strictly for sex. Bellamy this

Costume Discounters

Fandemic Tour
NRG Center
October 18th-20th, 2019

NRG Center is proud to welcome Fandemic Tour again! Fandemic Tour is a new comic con convention experience! *This event will take place in NRG Center Hall C & D* More info at
Sat Oct 19, 2019 10am – 7pm CDT
NRG Park, 1 Reliant Parkway, Houston, TX 77054, United States (map)

October 20th, 2019

Those faithful to the tradition of Swan Lake, must see Russian Ballet Theatre’s new production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s timeless classic. This weekend at the Wortham Center, Sunday, October  20th, 2019.

Choreographer Nadezhda Kalinina (Mariinsky Theatre, Teatro Lirico, Omsk State Music Theatre) lovingly retouches the oldest St. Petersburg version of the ballet and adds her vision and something more that undoubtedly will leave audiences flushed with emotion. RBT's dancers bring her choreography to life along with the new exquisite hand painted sets and 150 new hand sewn costumes. Designed by the young, accomplished Sergei Novikov (Mariinsky Theatre, Omsk State Music Theatre, St. Petersburg State Music Hall), these are in the century old tradition of the great theatrical masters. SFX makeup by Award-winning Irina Strukova (Crazy Rich Asians, Netflix, HBO) completes the already perfect glittering fantasy that is Swan Lake!
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