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Hey Houston, We hope you had a wonderful weekend full of fun! We have a brand new list of great events happening this weekend so you can start making your plans asap! From spooky fun like a cemetery tour to some fun for the kiddos with the City of La Porte Kids Rodeo, there is something happening for everyone in the family. 

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Events in Houston This Weekend

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Cemetery Tour: Murder, Movie Stars & More

Into true crime, and spooky tours? Take a short drive out to Galveston for a cemetery tour through the Trinity Episcopal Cemetery.  The cemetery is full of Galveston history and is the resting place of famous movie stars, tales of murder, and is one of the oldest cemeteries in the area.  The cemetery tours are led by Kathleen Maca, a Galveston historian who has studied the area’s cemeteries for over 45 years, making this tour not only entertaining but educational, too!
 
The cemetery tours are walking tours and will take place rain or shine, so be sure to grab an umbrella if the forecast calls for rain. Attendance is limited so grab your tickets now to assure you have a spot!
 

Event Details
🗓 Oct 08 | 6:30pm–8:00pm
📍 Trinity Episcopal Cemetery | 40th St. at Ave. K Galveston, TX
🎟 $30

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Nevermore: Tales of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe

I don’t know about y’all, but Edgar Allen Poe is one of my favorite spooky poets, and there is no better way to celebrate the season than with Nevermore: Tales of Edgar Allan Poe! Join The DeLuxe Theater in the return of live productions with this spooky treat! The cast brings four of our favorite Edgar Allan Poe stories to life on stage after many Houstonians loved their live readings of Poe’s works a few years back. 

Nevermore: Tales of Edgar Allan Poe features The Fall of the House of Usher, The Tell-Tale Heart,  William Wilson, and of course, The Raven. Will you be attending? We know we can’t wait for this one!

Event Details
🗓 Oct 10 | 2:30pm–3:30pm
📍The DeLuxe Theater 
🎟 $15 | $28

Houston Pro Tip:

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Marissa's Pro Tip:

It’s no secret that fall is Houston’s favorite season. It finally begins to cool off and everyone is in a good mood! Halloween is creeping up and here are some of my favorite things to do! 👻 
The Houston Arboretum hosts some of Houston’s best Halloween events that are completely underrated! 

ArBOOretum is the perfect trick-or-treat spot. It features fun fall activities for all ages including live animals, pumpkin decorating, and Houston’s only Trick-or-Treat Nature Trail. Enjoy these fall classics and so much more!

If you missed Puptopia, Pup Crawl & Pet Expo is turning spooky this year with a Halloween-themed outdoor experience. Bring your furry friend for a chance to win prizes while exploring the Arboretum trails! 🐶

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Gold Over America Tour: Simone Biles

This Friday see Houston’s own Simone Biles as the star of the Gold Over America Tour! This event features some of America’s very best female athletes performing show-stopping feats and you’re not going to want to miss it. You’re going to be up close and personal and see performances showcasing how these ladies became the champions we know and love.

This is a chance to see one of Houston’s very own Olympians perform and we wouldn’t miss it for the world! Will you be attending?

Some of the Athletes Performing: 

 🤸🏻‍♀️Simone Biles

🤸🏻‍♀️Laurie Hernandez

🤸🏻‍♀️Peng Peng Lee

🤸🏻‍♀️Jordan Chiles

🤸🏻‍♀️Mykayla Skinner

🤸🏻‍♀️Morgan Hurd

🤸🏻‍♀️Katelyn Ohasi

🤸🏻‍♀️Danusia Fancis

Event Details
🗓 Oct 08 | 7:30pm–8:30pm
📍Houston Toyota Center
🎟 $36–$984 | Varies by Seating Section

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City of La Porte Kids Rodeo and Fall Festival

Looking for something fun to do with the kiddos this weekend? The La Porte Kids Rodeo and Fall Festival may be the event for you! With events like Mutton Bustin, Stick Horse Racing, and the Calf Scramble there is something for kids of all ages to take part in. 

Not only will you find rodeo fun, you will also find artisan vendors, a carnival, and some tasty food trucks too!  Don’t forget to stop by the stage for a little music featuring Big Jordan, The Dyllan Culp Band, and Cory Morrow. Kids 12 and under get into this event free and admission for everyone ages 13+ is $5.

Event Details
🗓 Oct 09 | 10:00am11:30pm
📍 Lomax Area | La Porte, TX
🎟 Free | $5

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Mixed Messages at POST

Celebrate International World Post Day with Mixed Messages at POST Houston. Enjoy performances by the Houston Contemporary Dance Company, Outspoken Bean, and the Roco String Quartet. This event has limited attendance and will include a pre-opening preview of the X Atrium at POST.
 
POST is a beautiful venue, y’all, you’re definitely going to want to check it out!
 

Event Details
🗓 Oct| 7:00pm–9:00pm
📍POST Houston
🎟 $45 | $100

More Things To Do In Houston For Spooky Season

We love the Halloween season here at Stuff to Do in Houston! There is so much to do and see and only a short time to experience it all. From Haunted Houses to Pumpkin Patches and Festive Fall Drinks, we want to do it all!

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  • Tricks and Treats Halloween Event

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Whitney Ellis

Whitney Ellis

Whitney is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in San Antonio City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the San Antonio area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinSanAntonio on Instagramand Facebook.

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