It’s almost the weekend! Here are some exciting events happening in the Houston and surrounding areas this weekend.
This event will feature healthy food options, performances, music, movement, health, exercise & more.
The event is on April 1 from 10 a.m. at 1500 McKinney St. Houston, TX 77010. Admission is free to the event.
For more information visit http://healthyfestival.com or call 323-686-1573.
Texas Wine & Art Festival 2017
Spring has arrived and Main Street Festivals is preparing to host the annual Texas Wine and Art Festival. Texas wineries will offer old favorites as well as new wines for sampling and purchasing. Talented Texas artists will showcase their creative art in photography, clothing, hand-made jewelry, paintings, and crafts. Guests will also enjoy gourmet foods and sauces.
The festival on April 1 and 2. The event starts at 10 a.m. on the 1st and 11 a.m. on the 2nd. Wineries from all over Texas will be offering their best sips at 427 Gentry St. in Spring.
To walk up and down the festival to view the art is free, but tickets to drink at event cost $35.
For more information visit http://mainstreetfestivals.com/.
AIA Houston presents Montrose Walking Tour
The spring 2017 dates for this event are Feb 18, Apr 1 and May 18.
The April 1 event starts at 10 a.m. Tickets range from $5-$10.
According to their website, “Montrose is one of the most diverse and interesting neighborhoods in Houston with some of the city’s best architecture including spectacular mansions, charming bungalows, the campus of the University of St. Thomas, Rothko Chapel, and the Menil Collection. ArCH tour guides will present an overview of the architectural and social history of the area and offer guests a look inside of the Fondren Mansion (now La Colombe d’Or), Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Chapel of St. Basil, Rothko Chapel, Cy Twombly Gallery, and the Menil Collection. On this 2-hour walking tour, you will get a flavor of this special district and be encouraged to widen your path after the tour is over.
The tour will meet outside the Menil Bookstore, located at 1520 Sul Ross, 77006.
There is street and lot parking available.
For more information visit https://aiahouston.org/v/site-page/ArCH-WalkingTours/Montrose/41/
3rd Annual Houston Lebanese Festival
The event is on March 31 and April 1 and 2. Festivities start at 5 p.m. on the 31st and at 11 a.m. on April 1st and 2nd.
According to their website, “Join us for THREE days of amazing cultural exhibits, delicious food, continuous entertainment, and fun activities that will transport you to the land of the cedars. It will be a one of a kind experience as attendees are whisked away on a memorable and exquisite journey to explore all that Lebanon has to offer. The 3rd Annual Houston Lebanese Festival will be unlike any other festival before. It will be filled with surprises that take you to the streets, the sights, and the sounds of Lebanon. This event is hosted by the American Lebanese Cultural Center (ALCC). We have had tremendous success during the last 2 festival years as more than 10,000 visitors joined us per weekend. We hope to see you at Jones Plaza in downtown Houston on March 31 – April 2, 2017!.”
The festival is located at 600 Louisiana St. in Houston, TX 77002. For more information visit their website at http://alcchouston.org/ or call 832-991-8876. Ticket prices range from free to $10. Admission: $10 for adults and $5 for children (ages 2-12: kid’s games are included in admission tickets). Infants 2 years and under are free. A portion of admission proceeds will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
2017 Houston Whatever Fest
Where do music, comedy and art come together? At the 2017 Houston Whatever Festival. This event will feature 80 acts on five different stages during the two-day event.
According to their website, “The Houston Whatever Festival is a two-day music and comedy festival taking place in the heart of the east end of downtown Houston showcasing more than 90 artists on 5 stages. The 2017 Houston Whatever Fest will be held April 1 – 2, 2017. The line-up will feature a diverse mix of music genres and notable comics, along with local food trucks, Houston-centric artists, and artisans, an array of vendors and more. HWF takes place in streets and areas surrounding Warehouse Live and other businesses in the east end of downtown Houston.”
The event is predominantly outside.
The event starts at 11:30 a.m. on April 1 and 2 at 813 St. Emanuel St. in Houston, TX 77003.
For more information visit their website at https://houstonwhateverfest.com/ or call 713-225-5483.
Tickets range from $55 to $450.
Katy Sip n Stroll
The event starts at 5 p.m. on April 1 at 22756 Westheimer Pkwy. In Katy, TX 77450.
Over 1,500+ Katy neighbors will attend this event that features a silent auction and wine pull that benefits The Ballard House.
According to their website, “sip and nosh your way through one fantastic event and swing to the sounds of live tunes. Discover new wines, new beer, delicious foods and neighboring businesses. Villagio Town Center provides the perfect backdrop and venue. Centered around a cobblestone courtyard with a picturesque fountain and clock tower, Villagio Town Center has the look and atmosphere of a Tuscan village at the northeast corner of Westheimer Parkway and Peek Road in Katy, Texas.”
For more information visit their website at http://www.sipandstroll.com/.
Tickets range from $15 to $65.