Gear up for interesting family events & festivals as fall sets in. Here is a list of few interesting activities for the coming 7 days – September 9th to September 15th.
- Our Youngest Artists – The Museum of Fine Arts,Houston
Friday, September 9th, 2016 | 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Babies and toddlers up to 35 months old, and their caregivers, are invited to discover and create! First, they view an artwork in the galleries. Then—using washable, nontoxic materials—babies are encouraged to touch, explore, and make their own works of art inspired by what they have discovered.
- Meet An Astronaut – Space Center Houston
Fridays, September 9th, 2016 | 11 AM & 1 PM
They’ve been to outer space, traveling at 17,500 miles per hour… Now they’re coming to Space Center Houston and you can meet them and hear about their out-of-this world adventures on Fridays! This is included in your admission price so don’t miss out!
- Amazing Houston Comic Con – George R Brown Convention Center
Friday, September 9th – Sunday, September 11th, 2016 | 1001 Avenida De Las Americas
Houston, TX 77010 United States.
Amazing Houston Comic Con returns September 9-10-11, 2016, with the best and brightest in comic book and pop entertainment. The Comic Con takes place at the George R. Brown Convention Center in the heart of Downtown Houston. Meet your favorite creators and celebrities at this 3-day event, filled with a giant exhibitors hall, an international artist alley, video game arena, hundreds of people in costume and more. There is something for everyone at the Amazing Houston Comic Con, from After Hours parties to family fun on Sunday Kid’s Day!
Kids 10 and under are FREE all weekend! For Tickets Click Here.
- Photo Day – Houston Zoo
Saturday, September 10th, 2016 | 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM | 200 Hermann Park Dr
Houston, TX 77030 United States.
Photo Day allows photographers of all skill levels a chance to visit the Zoo and take great animal photos, all before the Zoo opens. Guests can enjoy the cooler morning weather and lighter crowd, plus see the animals at a time of day when they are most active. A Zookeeper will also be available to talk about our featured animals and answer any questions.
- Fiestas Patrias – Children’s Museum Houston
Saturday, September 10th, 2016 | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM | 1500 Binz St.
Houston, TX 77004 United States.
Join the Children’s Museum of Houston as they commemorate Mexico’s fight for freedom. Celebrate Fiestas Patrias with the dynamic sounds of a Mariachi band, the vibrant dance of Las Americas Ballet Folklorico and a reenactment of the “Grito de Dolores”. Admission Tickets are $12. Click here for more information.
- National Grandparents Day – Children’s Museum Houston
Sunday, September 11th, 2016 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM | 1500 Binz St.
Houston, TX 77004 United States.
Bring out the inner kid in grandma and grandpa and spend the day together cracking codes, uncovering clues, and outsmarting villains for their S.E.C.R.E.T. program. Admission Admission is free when you purchase their S.E.C.R.E.T. program tickets. Click here for more information.
- Beto & The Fairlanes – Miller Outdoor Theater
Monday, September 12th, 2016 | 11:00 AM | 6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030 United States.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage month, Young Audiences is proud to present the musical wonderment of Austin’s Beto and the Fairlanes. The songs of Beto and the Fairlanes are magical, cross-cultural incantations of salsa, jazz, rock and Latin influences, moving audiences with irresistible dance rhythms and visions of the tropics.
Recommended for grades K-12
- Fantasia: Music from Disney’s Beloved Fantasia Films – Miller Outdoor Theater
Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 | 11:00 AM | 6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030 United States.
Meet the five wind instruments of the orchestra in an educational, family-friendly show that brings classical music and the musicians to life as an unforgettable cast of Disney-like characters featuring the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and French horn.
- Nature Story Time – Nature Discovery Center
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 | 4:00 PM.
A FREE story time for pre-schoolers and their parents, grandparents, or caregivers. Storytime may involve visits with live animals, puppets, short nature walks in the park, crafts, or songs in addition to age appropriate nature related stories.
- Happy Hour Thursday – The Museum of Fine Arts,Houston
Thursday, September 15th, 2016 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Browse the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and enjoy a cash bar, local DJ, and food from Ladybird Food Truck.