Want to know what’s going on in Houston in August? Whether you need to cool off and relax or want to go have some fun, here are some great ideas for you and your family and friends.
August 4-14, 2011
Kemah: Free Laser
Show Spectacular at the Boardwalk
10 nights of Laser lights in the Plaza! Shows start at 9:30 pm
Venue Name: Kemah
Location: Kipp Ave.,
Kemah, TX 77565
Admission Cost: Free
August 10, 2011
Rediscovered Wines – Wine Dinner
This August Chimichurri’s will be hosting a wine dinner that
may take you out of your wine comfort zone.
Once this dinner is over you will be happy you stepped out of the lines
and wish you could do it again.
Time: 6 pm – 9 pm
South American Grill
August 12, 2011
Mixers & Elixirs at The Houston Museum of Natural
First the Paleozoic, then the Mesozoic, and now the
Mixer-Elixiric. Another era is coming to
an end at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Come kick it with the smart crowd and raise a
glass in fond farewell to the scintillating summer soiree series, Mixers and
Elixirs—seven great years of witty conversation, fly dance moves, and
high-intellect mingling—beginning every Friday night this summer from July 8
through August 26.
Time: 7 pm – 10 pm
Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Drive
Admission Cost: $15
August 13, 2011
Music Fest 2011
Music Fest is an irresistible celebration of life’s simple
pleasures: food, wine, and music. Concert goers indulge in the best acts of
today and yesterday, all while supporting the programs and services provided by
the Women’s Center and graciously sponsored by Chevron.
Time: 8 pm – 10 pm
Stafford Centre – 10505 Cash Road, Stafford, TX
August 13, 2011
Stevie Nicks at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Also known for her work with Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks
will tour in support of her first solo album in a decade, “In Your Dreams,”
released this past May.
Time: 8 pm
Location: The Cynthia
Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Spring, TX
August 20, 2011
See downtown Houston under the moonlight sky with a Twilight
Boat Cruise, a 30 minute pontoon ride.
Meet at the Sabine Promenade dock along Buffalo Bayou (150 Sabine Street,
Houston, TX 77007). Seats on the boat are first come, first
serve. Please note, no strollers are
Adults: $7 Children;
Children: $5 (ages 4-12)
Promenade dock along Buffalo Bayou, 150 Sabine Street, Houston, TX
August 27 2011
League City: 4th
Annual Clear Lake International Triathlon
Swim in Clear Lake.
Bike a loop course, crossing the Kemah Bridge and going past NASA back
into transition. Run partly shaded
course overlooking Clear Lake and South Shore Marina.
Location: South Shore
Harbour Resort & Marina, 2500 South Shore Blvd., League City, TX 77573