Houston Events for February 2020

Here’s my curated list of Houston events for the entire month of February! Click the event names to add them to your calendar. Are you subscribed to my newsletter? As always, I hope to see you out in the city!

Happy Black History Month! I have a couple events coming up so stay tuned to the newsletter. I’ve put out my concert list for the first quarter of 2020 as well. 

I may update this post 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.

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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 Iranian Film Festival
Friday, January 17 – February 2
mfah.org/calendar/series/houston-iranian-film-festival

MFAH Film Screenings – Oscar Nominees
Friday, January 31 – February 3
mfah.org/calendar/oscar-nominated-short-animated-films

HMAAC Reception – New Growth: The Artwork of Cedric Ingram
Saturday, February 1
glasstire.com/events/2020/01/30/new-growth-the-artwork-of-cedric-ingram/

The Andy Moran Collection, John Biggers and Friends
Saturday, February 1
glasstire.com/events/2020/01/08/the-andy-moran-collection-john-biggers-and-friends/

The Great Vegan Cook-Off: Volume Two
Saturday, February 1
eventbrite.com/e/the-great-vegan-cook-off-volume-two-tickets-87791214887

VIBE SOUL: Anita Baker Edition
Saturday, February 1
eventbrite.com/e/vibe-soul-anita-baker-edition-tickets-85833214455?aff=eand

Concert: Electric Guest
Saturday, February 1
wl.seetickets.us/event/Electric-Guest/392639?afflky=WhiteOakMusicHall

FANTASTIC VOYAGE with Soul Control
Saturday, February 1
eventbrite.com/e/fantastic-voyage-tickets-90008896031?aff=eand

Movie Night: Quincy
Monday, February 3
facebook.com/events/2705996249488572/

They, Who Sound: Lisa Harris/Swatara Olushola & Aaron Russell
Monday, February 3
namelesssound.org

Opening – Kentra Gilbert: Resurrection
Tuesday, February 4
glasstire.com/events/2020/01/21/kentra-gilbert-resurrection/

HBCU Dormstorm with Jamilah Lemieux at TSU
Tuesday, February 4
events.elizabethwarren.com/event/215656/

Texas for Warren Welcomes Jamilah Lemieux
Tuesday, February 4
events.elizabethwarren.com/event/217536/

Disability Studies @ Rice Lecture with Dr. Jess Waggoner
Wednesday, February 5
events.rice.edu/#!view/event/event_id/58889

Houston Social Entrepreneurship Meetup
Wednesday, February 5
eventbrite.com/e/houston-social-entrepreneurship-meetup-tickets-89651623419?aff=eand

Open Pitch Practice
Thursday, February 6
eventbrite.com/e/open-pitch-practice-tickets-83393326685?aff=eand

Frost Bank: Fail Forward Series
Thursday, February 6
eventbrite.com/e/frost-bank-fail-forward-series-tickets-90652342597

Fashcino Experience with Danny Nguyen Couture
Thursday, February 6

Civics 101: The 2020 Census & Primaries
Thursday, February 6
eventbrite.com/e/civics-101-the-2020-census-primaries-tickets-90723397123?aff=eand

Talk | Huey Copeland and Rebecca Matalon in Conversation
Thursday, February 6
facebook.com/events/380459269317849/

Fit vs Fad: A Conversation on Mindfulness – Memorial City
Thursday, February 6
eventbrite.com/e/fit-vs-fad-a-conversation-on-mindfulness-memorial-city-tickets-91913593031?aff=eand

Visiting Artist Malik Gaines
Friday, February 7
events.rice.edu/#!view/event/event_id/70813

The TRUTH Project presents I Am My Brother & Sisters Keeper
Friday, February 7
matchouston.org/events/2020/i-am-my-brothers-and-sisters-keeper

Art Crowd Party Norman Rockwell: American Freedom
Friday, February 7
mfah.org/calendar/art-crowd-party-norman-rockwell-american-freedom/202002070700PM

Friends of HPL Once a Year Clearance Book Sale
Saturday, February 8
facebook.com/events/2185829871724610

Toxic Tour of Houston
Saturday, February 8
rothkochapel.org/experience/events/register/1808

Paper Trails: Tracing African American Ancestry
Saturday, February 8
hmh.org/events/paper-trails-tracing-african-american-ancestry-2020-02-08-10:00:00

A Conversation with Mark Norman, Baskin Robbins Franchise Owner
Saturday, February 8
eventbrite.com/e/a-conversation-with-mark-norman-baskin-robbins-franchise-owner-tickets-89820460415?aff=eand

Panel – Vicki Meek: 3 Decades of Social Commentary
Saturday, February 8
glasstire.com/events/2019/11/11/vicki-meek-3-decades-of-social-commentary/

BOB MARLEY + MAC
Saturday, February 8
facebook.com/events/1053486498345309/

BLCK Market – Day Market
Saturday, February 8
eventbrite.com/e/blck-market-day-market-tickets-87467661129?aff=eand

Make Time: DIY Soap Workshop – Memorial City
Saturday, February 8
eventbrite.com/e/make-time-diy-soap-workshop-memorial-city-tickets-90165428223?aff=eand

A thread, a hair, a lineage | presented by Sonya Clark
Saturday, February 8
glasstire.com/events/2020/02/03/sonya-clark-a-thread-a-hair-a-lineage/

10 Years of Presenting Culture HMAAC Gala
Saturday, February 8

Pass It On: The “It’s All Love” Show
Saturday, February 8
eventbrite.com/e/pass-it-on-the-its-all-love-show-tickets-92160643967

ElectroBounce – “Hue” Do You Love? ft. EDICA+
Saturday, February 8
eventbrite.com/e/electrobounce-hue-do-you-love-ft-edica-tickets-91478800555?aff=eand

We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sunday, February 9
spahouston.org/event/we-shall-overcome/

Reading: Blair Imani – MAKING OUR WAY HOME
Sunday, February 9
brazosbookstore.com/event/blair-imani-making-our-way-home

For The Future Forum – Houston (HD148)
Monday, February 10
facebook.com/events/2729653627280070/

Eureka Heights Cinema Series presents The Fifth Element
Monday, February 10
eventbrite.com/e/eureka-heights-cinema-series-presents-the-fifth-element-tickets-91190235449?aff=eand

DILLAgence x Motown on Mondays
Monday, February 10
facebook.com/events/168083284470963/

The Office Trivia Night!
Monday, February 10
eventbrite.com/e/the-office-trivia-night-tickets-91397328871?aff=eand

For the Community: A Training on Human Trafficking
Tuesday, February 11
facebook.com/events/4002891453061677/

Traces of the Trade: A Story From the Deep North
Tuesday, February 11
centerhealingracism.org/event/traces-of-the-trade-a-story-from-the-deep-north-film-screening-and-dialogue

Course Grind presented by Impact Hub Houston
Wednesday, February 12
coursegrind-feb2020.eventbrite.com

Lunch + Learn: Paul Mpagi Sepuya
Wednesday, February 12
uh.edu/calendar/?view=e&id=21036#event

Community Access to Care Pop-up Clinic
Thursday, February 13
eventbrite.com/e/community-access-to-care-tickets-92356249027?aff=eand

On the Border: How the U.S. is Closing its Doors to Refugees & Migrants
Thursday, February 13
asiasociety.org/texas/events/border-how-us-closing-its-doors-refugees-and-migrants

5th Annual African American History Parade
Saturday, February 15
eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-african-american-history-parade-tickets-92154272911?aff=eand

End of Life Planning 101
Saturday, February 15
eventbrite.com/e/end-of-life-planning-101-tickets-91515935627?aff=eand

Movimiento 2020 Presidential Forum
Saturday, February 15
jolttx.org/en/movimiento2020/

Conversation – Vicki Meek: 3 Decades of Social Commentary
Saturday, February 15
glasstire.com/events/2019/11/11/vicki-meek-3-decades-of-social-commentary/

Intimate Dance Expressions
Saturday, February 15
danceexpressions.eventbrite.com

Texas Powered Artists Lineup
Saturday, February 15
eventbrite.com/e/texas-powered-artists-lineup-tickets-89502770195?aff=eand

Black Like Us: A Candid Conversation About the LGBTQ Experience in the Black Community
Saturday, February 15
eventbrite.com/e/black-like-us-a-candid-conversation-about-the-lgbtq-experience-in-the-black-community-tickets-90798840777

FREE Outdoor Film! Love Jones
Saturday, February 15
eventbrite.com/e/free-outdoor-film-love-culture-tickets-92257957033?aff=eand

Concert: XAVIER OMAR
Saturday, February 15
eventbrite.com/e/xavier-omar-tickets-72157171041?aff=eand

Houston Reads Toni Morrison!
Sunday, February 16
facebook.com/events/2313037575472385/

Glenn Miller Orchestra
Monday, February 17
tickets.houstonfirsttheaters.com/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=2876

Opening – Kameelah Janan Rasheed: perhaps, there is no sequel
Tuesday, February 18
glasstire.com/events/2020/02/03/kameelah-janan-rasheed-perhaps-there-is-no-sequel/

Church History Mixtape
Tuesday, February 18
eventbrite.com/e/church-history-mixtape-tickets-89501640817

Black Bodies in White Spaces: A Performance Ritual
Wednesday, February 19
facebook.com/events/216116799415529/

Graduate Colloquium Public Lecture: Bianca Williams
Thursday, February 20
events.rice.edu/#!view/event/event_id/57601

RaMell Ross, Filmmaker, Photographer and Writer
Thursday, February 20
uh.edu/calendar/?view=e&id=21100#event

Centering Black (Im)migrant Communities in Immigrant Justice
Thursday, February 20
For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/centering-black-immigrant-communities-in-immigrant-justice-tickets-92215572259

Artist Talk: Paul Mpagi Sepuya
Friday, February 21
uh.edu/calendar/?view=e&id=21038#event

HARI KONDABOLU (Comedy Central, Letterman, Conan, HBO, BBC) – EARLY SHOW
Friday, February 21
eventbrite.com/e/hari-kondabolu-comedy-central-letterman-conan-hbo-bbc-early-show-tickets-90067425093?aff=eand

Black Girl Church – Film Screening and Panel
Friday, February 21
eventbrite.com/e/black-girl-church-film-screening-and-panel-tickets-90540644505

Mind Shrine Tour Kickoff w/ Mantra Love, Total Care, Flavor Hour
Friday, February 21
eventbrite.com/e/mind-shrine-tour-kickoff-w-mantra-love-total-care-flavor-hour-tickets-92764040743?aff=eand

HARI KONDABOLU (Comedy Central, Letterman, Conan, HBO, BBC) – LATE SHOW
Friday, February 21
eventbrite.com/e/hari-kondabolu-comedy-central-letterman-conan-hbo-bbc-late-show-tickets-90069926575?aff=eand

MUSIC: DJ E $
Friday, February 21

Lowkey HTX at Grand Prize
Friday, February 21
eventbrite.com/e/lowkey-htx-at-grand-prize-tickets-88899098597?aff=eand

Midnight Madness: Howl’s Moving Castle (Subtitled)
Friday, February 21 – February 22
landmarktheatres.com/houston/river-oaks-theatre/film-info/howls-moving-castle

Rally and March for Black Women 2020
Saturday, February 22
eventbrite.com/e/rally-and-march-for-black-women-2020-registration-91104119875?aff=eand

Black Speculative Art Movement Houston Conference 2020: Perfect Vision
Saturday, February 22
eventbrite.com/e/black-speculative-art-movement-houston-conference-2020-perfect-vision-tickets-62330633603

Black Texas Pop Up Market
Saturday, February 22
eventbrite.com/e/black-texas-pop-up-market-tickets-90700149589?aff=eand

West African Film Festival
Monday, February 24 – March 1
eventbrite.com/o/imanuel-way-16629755092

The Ensemble Theater presents I, Barbara Jordan
Monday, February 24
eventbrite.com/e/the-ensemble-theater-presents-i-barbara-jordan-tickets-92387821461?aff=eand

The Legacy Lives On Film Screening & Women of Color Entrepreneur Panel
Tuesday, February 25
eventbrite.com/e/the-legacy-lives-on-film-screening-women-of-color-entrepreneur-panel-tickets-89524543319?aff=eand

HSPVA: The Color Purple Opens
Wednesday, February 26
hspvafriends.org/boxoffice/

T3CH “Grow With Google” Workshop: Reach Customers Online with Search + Ads
Thursday, February 27
techtoolstips-feb2020.eventbrite.com

MUSIC: LOVE TEMPO (Monthly Dance party)
Thursday, January 28

Lecture and Discussion – The Invention of the Alphabet
Friday, February 28
events.rice.edu/#!view/event/event_id/69902

TED Circle: Frientimacy, The 3 Requirements of All Healthy Relationships
Friday, February 28
eventbrite.com/e/ted-circle-frientimacy-the-3-requirements-of-all-healthy-relationships-tickets-90242667247?aff=eand

Spring Fling at the Moody featuring The Tontons
Friday, February 28
facebook.com/events/549017692373135/

Nights Like This: One Year Anniversary
Friday, February 28
eventbrite.com/e/nights-like-this-one-year-anniversary-tickets-89707324021?aff=eand

Historic Glenwood Cemetery Part II: Houston After Oil walking tour
Saturday, February 29
eventbrite.com/e/historic-glenwood-cemetery-part-ii-houston-after-oil-walking-tour-tickets-83884588061?aff=eand

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