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Galveston Island Shrimp Competition, Run within the Park prime household enjoyable picks – Houston Chronicle


The Galveston Island Texas Shrimp Competition returns to historic Downtown Galveston.

Photograph: Galveston Island Wild Texas Shrimp Competition

ROCO: Household

Be a part of ROCO at Miller Out of doors Theatre as its 18th season kicks off with “Household,” a part of the Albert and Margaret Alkek Basis In Live performance Sequence, that includes the total 40-piece chamber orchestra led by Creative Accomplice Mei-Ann Chen, in a program impressed by group, household and hope, honoring Houston’s cultural variety.

When: 8 p.m. Sept. 23

The place: 6000 Hermann Park Drive

Particulars: Free; milleroutdoortheatre.com

Run within the Park

The in-person occasion consists of a 5K, 10K and 1K youngsters’ run/stroll, the place working and train fanatics of all talents can discover the park and benefit from the trails whereas supporting Hermann Park Conservancy. The occasion begins and ends on the Molly Ann Smith Plaza, close to the Jones Reflection Pool and features a post-run get together with meals, drinks and music.

When: 8 a.m. Sept. 24

The place: Hermann Park, 6001 Fannin 

Particulars: $15-$35; hermannpark.org

Worldwide Women in Aviation Day

Women in Aviation Day at Lone Star Flight Museum is introduced by Cher & John Floyd, in partnership with Girls in Aviation Internationa Houston Chapter. Attendees will hear from leaders within the aviation trade together with pilots, mechanics, engineers, astronauts, designers and discover the alternatives accessible in each aviation and STEM. The occasion is free to all registrants, attending mother and father and siblings pay $5 per ticket as much as 4 tickets per occasion participant.

When:  9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 24

The place: Lone Star Flight Museum, 11551 Aerospace

Particulars: lonestarflight.org

Take Me Outdoor Houston 

Texas Parks and Wildlife hosts its twelfth annual free, family-oriented outdoor competition at Discovery Inexperienced. Exhibitors will present hands-on actions, cubicles and alternatives to interact audiences and encourage curiosity.

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 24

The place: 1500 McKinney

Particulars: Free; discoverygreen.com

Bayou Metropolis Jazz Celebration

Miller Out of doors Theatre and Jazz Houston host an thrilling and swinging musical presentation by Jazz Houston that includes the Jazz Houston Orchestra, famend vocalist Belinda Munro and acclaimed pianist and Houstonian primarily based in New York Metropolis, Helen Sung.

When: 8 p.m. Sept. 24

The place: 6000 Hermann Park Drive

Particulars: Free; milleroutdoortheatre.com

2nd Annual Charreada

Rooted in Mexican cultural traditions, this festive occasion extends past rodeo horses and riders to incorporate costume, music and scrumptious meals. Anticipate dancing horses, pony rides, stay performances and a petting zoo.

When: Midday-5 p.m. Sept. 25

The place: Merchants Village, 7979 N. Eldridge Parkway

Particulars: Free, $5 parking; tradersvillage.com/houston

El Competition De La Salsa

The competition options stay music, cultural performances and meals distributors from completely different Latin international locations.

When: Midday-5 p.m. Sept. 25

The place: Midtown Park, 2811 Travis

Particulars: $10-$300, free for 12 and underneath; elfestivaldelasalsa.com

Levy Park: Houston Museum of Pure Science

The Houston Museum of Pure Science involves Levy Park to supply a possibility to study firsthand from museum consultants. Astronomers will arrange a telescope to clarify the mechanisms behind the tools, contributors will  get pleasure from star gazing and photo voltaic recognizing outdoors. 

When: 2-4 p.m. Sept. 25

The place: 3801 Eastside

Particulars: Free; levyparkhouston.org

Tejas Bought Soul Live performance Sequence

This live performance collection at Discovery Inexperienced, explores the legacy of Chicano soul in Houston, that includes performances from Tejano artists which have made their mark in music. This month’s featured band is La Fiebre. 

When: 5-7 p.m. Sept. 25

The place: 1500 McKinney

Particulars: Free; discoverygreen.com

Segundo Barrio Kids’s Choir

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, watch a efficiency by Houston’s first and solely bilingual choir for kids, Segundo Barrio Kids’s Choir at Kids’s Museum Houston. 

When: 6:30-7 p.m. Sept. 17

The place: Kids’s Museum Houston, 1500 Binz

Particulars: $14-$15; cmhouston.org


Galveston Island Shrimp Competition

The annual celebration features a seafood cook-off, gumbo tasting, Shrimp Scamper 5K Enjoyable Run, Lil’ Shrimps Parade, stay music, a youngsters’s space and a Strand service provider walkabout.

When: Sept. 23-24

The place: twenty third St and The Strand 

Particulars: galvestonislandshrimpfestival.com


Sugar Land Fall Fest

Sugar Land City Sq. celebrates fall with music, meals, dance, artwork and trend. There will likely be primary stage performances and a wide range of stay music, cultural actions, artwork demos, hayrides and a household enjoyable zone.

When: 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 24

The place: Sugar Land City Sq., 15958 Metropolis Stroll

Particulars: Free; sugarlandtownsquare.com


  • Ana Khan

    Ana Khan is the calendar coordinator for the Houston Chronicle’s options desk.


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