Houston Events for August 2018

Hi! Are you subscribed to my newsletter? Here’s my curated list of Houston events for the entire month of August! As always, I hope to see you out in the city!

I’ll be updating it as the month goes on but for now you’ll find plenty to get into. including happy hours! Check out the embedded calendar from Merlex Picks for details on each event.

Overlap Flyers (1)

Did you see my latest post on creative date ideas? How about the one on upcoming concerts for the quarter? Get your tickets now before they sell out!

Houston Restaurant Weeks
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 – September 3, 2018
http://www.houstonrestaurantweeks.com/

Houston Shakespeare Festival
Friday, July 27, 2018 – August 5, 2018
https://www.houstonfestivalscompany.com/copy-of-2017-season

Kim Ogg: Criminal Justice One Year After Harvey
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/192613508098509/

Fifth Annual Bayou Startup Showcase
Thursday, August 2, 2018
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fifth-annual-bayou-startup-showcase-registration-47993817801

Reception: B. Anele: I Don’t Play That Game
Thursday, August 2, 2018
https://www.crafthouston.org/exhibition/banele/

Texas Greek Picnic Weekend
Thursday, August 2, 2018
http://www.2018texasgreekpicnic.eventbrite.com/

Lil B at White Oak Music Hall
Thursday, August 2, 2018
http://vor.us/9e512

“Barbershop Conversations” Premiere
Friday, August 3, 2018
https://www.soakedhouston.com/barbershopconvos/

Asia Society: “Godzilla” Outdoor Film Party
Friday, August 3, 2018
https://asiasociety.org/texas/events/godzilla-outdoor-film-party

BLCK Market Houston – Jam Session
Friday, August 3, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/201005177194797/

GCSW Teach In: Immigration Policy
Saturday, August 4, 2018
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gcsw-teach-in-immigration-policy-tickets-48345317145

White Linen Night in the Heights
Saturday, August 4, 2018
http://www.theheightswhitelinennight.com/

My Box Series | A Feminist Show On Reproductive Rights
Saturday, August 4, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/903051259889052/

Adult Game Night Out
Saturday, August 4, 2018
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/adult-game-night-out-tickets-48280198373

Reading: Michael Arceneaux – I CAN’T DATE JESUS
Monday, August 6, 2018
https://www.brazosbookstore.com/event/michael-arceneaux-i-cant-date-jesus

Traditional and Non-Traditional Funding Options for your Startup
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/229557977585694/

Ella Mai: “BOO’D UP” THE TOUR [SOLD OUT]
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1717215

Why Social Entrepreneurship? What is it?
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
https://www.meetup.com/Houston-Social-Entrepreneurship/events/251623549

DIY Downtown: Marbled Coffee Mugs
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/202793890542768/

Overlap: Meetup at The Summer Union
Friday, August 10, 2018
https://jaisonoliver.com/overlap

MONA Museum Kick Off Party
Friday, August 10, 2018 – Sunday, August 12, 2018
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mona-museum-kick-off-party-tickets-48001349328

Mo’Nique at Improv Houston
Friday, August 10, 2018 – Saturday, August 11, 2018
http://www.improvhouston.com/ComedyClub/60406D25-AB2D-4D39-AA1B-50DCCDB8AE37/Calendar/Houston_Improv

Young African Professionals Turns 2!
Saturday, August 11, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/991636931000181/

Black Girls Gather: Houston
Saturday, August 11, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/192562138035366/

Project Row Houses Summer Studios 2018 Opening
Saturday, August 11, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/209581966407688/

2018 Houston Black Heritage Fest
Sunday, August 12, 2018
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-houston-black-heritage-fest-tickets-46701844474

The Wine Down Insecure Watch Party
Sunday, August 12, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/480796509016630/

Amanda Seales Presents: Smart, Funny & Black
Monday, August 13, 2018
https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1723968

Support for Artists and Creative Individuals Workshop
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
https://houstonartsalliance.wufoo.com/forms/s1ko5xrr01tg2bn/

DIY Beard Oil + Hair Serums Workshop
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
http://bit.ly/2KtwORu

J. Cole: KOD Tour with Young Thug 2018
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
https://www1.ticketmaster.com/j-cole-kod-tour-2018-houston-texas-08-15-2018/event/3A0054A6140679ED

A Guide to Funding Your Tech Startup | Michael Girdley (VC at Geekdom Fund)
Thursday, August 16, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/273691816511025/

Houston Exponential CRAWL’18 – SBA at UH Bauer SBDC
Thursday, August 16, 2018
https://hxcrawl-sba.eventbrite.com

Art & Cocktails at Launch
Thursday, August 16, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/2056065671325623/

The Future is Female: Overlooked Voices of the Primary
Thursday, August 16, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/368958406844891/

HMNS Catalysts: The Cockrell Butterfly Center
Thursday, August 16, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/298821800662536/

Miller Outdoor Theatre: Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Friday, August 17, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/1863890213912487/

Deon Cole at Improv Houston
Friday, August 17, 2018 – Sunday, August 19, 2018
http://www.improvhouston.com/ComedyClub/60406D25-AB2D-4D39-AA1B-50DCCDB8AE37/Calendar/Houston_Improv

Free Raw Food Cooking Lesson at Free Market Square
Saturday, August 18, 2018
www.houstonfoodfest.com

2018 Houston Food Fest
Saturday, August 18, 2018
www.freemarketsquare.com

R&B Bar Crawl Houston
Saturday, August 18, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/361427681045944/

Concert: Tobe Nwigwe at White Oak Music Hall
Sunday, August 19, 2018
https://wl.seetickets.us/event/tobe-from-the-swat-live/367877

Houston Afrofuturism Book Club: August 19
Sunday, August 19, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/396237464241780/

Axelrad Movie Night: Persepolis
Monday, August 20, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/1062451330578211/

HYPE x Headshot Happy Hour
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
http://events.houston.org/?id=247&eid=1105&Mode=ViewDetails

Movies at Miller: Coco
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/286457171922017/

Panel Discussion: Art, Activism, Spirituality
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/330729927468173/

A Conversation with a Syrian Refugee
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/204452353542179/

Hurricane Harvey, A Year Later: Moment of Decision
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/507571776329793/

Telescope Star Party
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/664895840524862/

Wall Turned Sideways: Artists Confront the Justice System
Friday, August 24, 2018
https://camh.org/event/walls-turned-sideways/

Break the Internet: Daniel Caesar and Teyana Taylor
Friday, August 24, 2018
https://concerts1.livenation.com/event/3A0054D6AF2E5275

The Return of SADE | Night Light Vibe
Friday, August 24, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/2478278262186165/

2nd Annual Houston Black Food Truck Fest
Saturday, August 25, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/276191053136999/

Electro Bounce
Saturday, August 25, 2018
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/electro-bounce-tickets-48385783180

HAULYP: I’m Still A Woman Play and Panel Discussion
Saturday, August 25, 2018
https://houstonareaurbanleagueyp.wildapricot.org/widget/event-2985056

Pusha T – The Daytona Tour 2018
Saturday, August 25, 2018
https://concerts1.livenation.com/event/3A0054D3FE4E57BB

Celebrating the 19th Amendment – Women’s Right to Vote!
Sunday, August 26, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/2013468795589459/

HEB Presents The Greatest Love: A Tribute to Whitney Houston
Sunday, August 26, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/277105429704737/

Jeremih with Dani Leigh
Sunday, August 26, 2018
http://bit.ly/JEREMIHou

Screening | The Prison in Twelve Landscapes
Thursday, August 30, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/events/193655774641413/

Date Night Bike Ride at 3rd Ward Tours
Friday, August 31, 2018
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/date-night-at-3rd-ward-tours-tickets-48180916418

D.L. Hughley at Improv Houston
Friday, August 31, 2018 – Sunday, September 2, 2018
http://www.improvhouston.com/ComedyClub/60406D25-AB2D-4D39-AA1B-50DCCDB8AE37/Calendar/Houston_Improv

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