THIS WEEKEND IN HOUSTON: 5/17/2018 – 5/20/2018
23RD ANNUAL HOUSTON GREEK FEST @ ST. BASIL THE GREAT GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH
THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 – SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2018, 7:30 PM
Celebrate Greek culture all weekend long at St. Basil the Great Greek Orthodox Church! The event will feature Greek foods, pastries, shopping, dancing, church tours, and family activities. This is always a very popular event.
BLANKET BINGO @ MARKET SQUARE PARK
THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018, 6 PM
If you have never experienced Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park, you are missing out. For $10, you get one bingo packet (9 games or so), and a dauber is $1 each. Bingo begins at 7 PM. Bring your own blanket, chairs, snacks, and beverages, or buy some treats from the vendors nearby.
KARBACH COOKOFF @ KARBACH BREWERY
SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018, NOON TO 10 PM
Join the Karbach crew in raising money for the Robert Garner Firefighter Foundation. This event will feature live music from 5 different bands, a chili cook-off, and of course, Karbach beer.
BAYOU JAMBOREE @ MARKET SQUARE PARK
SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018, 3 PM – 7 PM
Head downtown for your Cajun fix this weekend! Beer, crawfish, Cajun food (Treebeard’s will be there!), and live music can all be enjoyed at the Bayou Jamboree.
HOUSTON WHISKEY FESTIVAL @ BAYOU PLACE
SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018, 7 PM – 10 PM
Whiskey drinkers, rejoice. This Saturday evening, you can head to the Houston Whiskey Festival to enjoy whiskey samples, learn at whiskey seminars, indulge in a gourmet hors d’oeurves buffet, and more. Please note that the event is business/cocktail attire.
INTERNATIONAL SMOKE POP-UP @ HUGO’S
SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2018, 6 PM – 9 PM
Come try Celebrity Chef Michael Mina & Ayesha Curry’s new restaurant International Smoke before it opens in CityCentre. For $30, you can enjoy a welcome cocktails, passed hors d’oerves, and food stations serving dishes such as ribs with barbequed oysters, shaking beef lettuce wraps, and Ayesha’s Key Lime tart.