How to spend your free time in our great city:
Bayou Bucket: University of Houston v. Rice University
Saturday, October 16 at 2:30 PM
The fight for college football supremacy in Houston takes place at Rice Stadium this Saturday.
Classic Albums Live at Miller Outdoor Theatre: Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon”
Friday October 15, 2010 at 7:30 PM
Craig Martin has assembled a cast of talented singers and musicians who recreate the entire classic rock album during the first set and then perform a selection of “greatest hits” in set 2.
Houston Italian Festival
October 15-17, 2010
The Houston Italian Festival held on the St. Thomas University campus features live entertainment, bocce ball, a grape stomp, pasta eating contest, food, children’s activities, and more.
Park to Park Run
Saturday, October 16
The Park to Park Run is a community boosting event supporting Hermann Park Conservancy with a run beginning at Discovery Green and ending at Hermann Park, complete with a Post Race Party!
Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship at The Museum of Natural Science
October 8, 2010 – February 6, 2011
Real Pirates, a touring exhibition organized by National Geographic, features real stories of the people who populated the Atlantic world in the age of slavery and piracy. Guests see more than 200 actual Whydah artifacts, such as treasure from more than 54 ships, gold and silver coins from all over the world, Akan gold jewelry, cannons, swords, pistols, personal belongings, leg iron moldings from shackles, the ship’s bell and its massive anchor! Kids also learn about the exciting world of nautical archaeology and the many technologies that have been developed to allow scientists and historians to unlock the clues embedded in these 300 year old “treasures.”