Festivals, events, concerts and more | Whuff News

This weekend is full of things to do, whether you want to catch some live music at an outdoor festival, stroll through a fall market, or step into another realm at a revival festival. .

Here’s a look at some of the things to do this weekend in the Houston area.

The First Greek Festival

Take a trip to Greece without leaving Houston. Enjoy three days of Greek culture, homemade food, wine, dance and music at this long festival.

When: October 6, 5pm to 10pm; October 7 & 8, 11 am – 10 pm

Where: Exposition Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 3511 Yoakum Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

Cost: $5 at the door; children 12 and under are free

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Katy Rice Festival 2022

Enjoy three days of music, food, and family fun. The event kicks off Friday on the Plaza in Downtown Historic Katy with entertainment, food trucks, beer and a game.

On weekends, enjoy live music, food, a kids/youth zone and lots of craft sales.

When: October 7, 6pm to 10pm; October 8, 10am to 10pm; October 9, noon to 6 p.m

Where: Downtown Historic Katy

Price: free entry Friday; Saturday and Sunday $10 for adults; children 12 and under free

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The 43rd Annual Chicano Festival

The 43rd Annual Chicano Festival includes three days of free performances at the Miller Outdoor Theater. It starts on Thursday with Jay Perez and David Farias Band, Elida Reyna y Avante and La Fiebre on stage on Friday, and ends on Saturday with Little Joe y La Familia and Ram Herrera.

You can get your free tickets online starting Wednesday. Tickets are not required to stay on the mountain.

When: October 6, 7, 8, at 7 pm

Where: Miller Outdoor Theater at Hermann Park, 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030

Price: Free

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Texas Renaissance Festival

Hear, hear! The Texas Renaissance Festival returns for its 48th year in 2022. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of this magical kingdom. There are organized entertainment, food to eat, and hundreds of shops.

Weekend highlights include 1001 Dreams, Pirate Adventure, All Hallows Eve, and Heroes and Villains. Dress up and join the fun.

When: Weekends from Oct. 8 to Nov. 27; Friday after Thanksgiving; 9am to 8pm

Where: 21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission, TX 77363

Price: Ticket prices depend on the day

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Bayou City Art Festival

This special two-day event will feature over 220 artists from across North America. You can visit artists and buy their work.

There are also two entertainment areas, a wine and beer garden, a food truck park, and an “Active Imagination Zone” for children.

When: October 8 & 9, 10am to 6pm

Where: Sam Houston Park, 1000 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002

Price: A one-day ticket is $18 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 years old, and free for children 5 and under; online shopping

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Montgomery Fall Festival 2022

Head to Montgomery on Saturday for a day of music and more. Some of the performers who will take the stage throughout the day include Morgan McKay, Jeff Canada, Glen Templeton, Jason Cassidy, Andy Griggs, and the Josh Abbott Band.

There will also be vendors, food trucks, a kids’ zone and a petting zoo.

When: October 8, 1pm to 10pm

Where: Historic Downtown Montgomery (entrances are at Liberty Street (149) and College Street, and College Street and Maiden Lane)

Cost: General admission for adults $25, or $30 day of; $10 for children 4-12; free for 3 years and under

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Farm Harvest and Artisan Market

Shop this farmers market and enjoy the flavors of fall. Find fresh seasonal produce, baked goods and artisanal goods.

There will also be a pumpkin patch, children’s entertainment, cartoons, and live music.

When: October 8, 11am to 4pm

Where: 1520 Eldridge Pkwy, Houston, TX 77077

Cost: free entry

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Craft Beer Care

Sample craft beer from two dozen different breweries including Buffalo Bayou, Eureka Heights, Galveston Bay, Galveston Island, Karbach and Saint Arnold. There are over 72 types to choose from.

You can also enjoy live music all afternoon on the Boardwalk.

When: October 8, 2pm to 5pm

Where: Kemah Boardwalk, 215 Kipp Ave, Kemah, TX 77565

Price: advance ticket $54.49 per person; $59.95 on site

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Spooktacular 2nd Saturday at The Depot

Put on your Halloween costume and take the family out for a fun evening with an outdoor movie. In the afternoon, you can play games, jump into the bouncy house, visit a face artist or take a picture at the “boo-th” pumpkin show. There will also be music and food. In the evening, pull up a chair or a blanket and watch “Hotel Transylvania”.

Time: Starts at 5pm; movies around 8 pm

Where: Tomball Depot Plaza, 201 S Elm St, Tomball, TX 77375

Price: Free

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Concerts in the Houston area

• Houston Symphony’s She’s Got Soul at Jones Hall, 8 pm October 7 and October 8, 2:30 pm October 9, (click here)

• Whiskey Meyers at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 7 pm October 7 (click here)

• The Chicks at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 7:30 pm October 8 (click here)

• Bonobo at White Oak Music Hall, downstairs, doors open at 8 pm October 8 (click here) ; NoSleeps Productions Presents Xicano Vega, Crash Landing, Adrian Angelo and Jon Black White Oak Music Hall, upstairs, doors open at 7 pm October 8 (click here)

• Christopher Cross at The Heights Theater, 8 pm October 8 (click here)

• Frank Foster at House of Blues, doors open 7pm October 8 (click here); Mahalia at the Peacock Room at the House of Blues, doors open at 7 pm October 8 (click here)

• Houston Symphony’s Celebrating Black Composers: Ellington, Hendrix, Price & More at Jones Hall, 10 am & 11:30 am Oct. 8 (click here)

• Stevie Nicks at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 8 pm October 9 (click here)

• Galveston Symphony Orchestra at the Grand 1894 Opera Houston, 4 pm October 9 (click here)

• Noah Cyrus at Houston of Blues, doors open 7 pm October 9 (click here)

Sports and music in the Houston area

• Disney’s Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation at the Hobby Center’s Zilkha Hall, performances now through October 9 (click here)

• Hadestown at the Hobby Center’s Sarofim Hall, multiple shows now through October 9 (click here)

• Ken Ludwig’s Lend Me a Soprano at the Alley Theatre’s Hubbard Theatre, multiple performances now through October 9 (click here)

• Clear Creek Community Theater presents 9 to 5 The Musical at the Bayou Theater on the University of Houston – Clear Lake campus, October 7, 8, 9 (click here)

• Mind Trouble at Main Street Theater in Rice Village, Thursdays – Sundays now through October 16 (click here)

• Cast Theatrical presents The Mousetrap, by Agatha Christie, in Rosenberg, Friday – Sunday from October 7 to October 23 (click here)

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