Art, Movies and More: Your Guide to the Weekend

Art, Movies and More: Your Guide to the Weekend

Still from 'Siudy Between Worlds' showing at the Houston Latino Film Festival (Image courtesy of Pablo Croce)

SOAK UP THE sun with a scavenger hunt, outdoor movies and more. Here's what to do around town this weekend!


Get Cultured for Spring Break

The Asia Society Texas Center hosts a bevy of events for AsiaFest: Spring Break edition this week. On Thursday, from 4-7pm, the spotlight is on South Asia, with a performance by the Anjali Center for Performing Arts and activities like making mandalas, Nepali flags and kites. Tickets are $5 for nonmembers, and correspond to specific time slots to support social distancing.

Meanwhile, the CAMH is also hosting a Spring Break celebration on Saturday from 1pm-4pm. Pick up an activity packet and tour current exhibits, grab snacks, listen to music and more.

Watch Willy Wonka — with Brews!

Watch a screening of the 1971 classic, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, at Southern Star Brewery's taproom, starting Friday at 7pm.

Go on a Springtime Scavenger Hunt

The Houston Arboretum marks the first day of spring with a family-friendly scavenger hunt starting Saturday at 9:30am. Create a team of family members or friends, and scout various plants and animals all over the grounds! All participants will be entered into a raffle for a prize pack. Register here.


Shop Your Way into Spring

Local designer and shopowner Christina Greene hosts a pop-up market at her Rice Village boutique. Expect locally made goods by brands such as Cobalt Clean, Frock Shop, Margarita Mercantile and Acasa Margaritas.

Drive Out for a Drive-In Fest

The Houston Latino Film Festival is celebrating its fifth anniversary, and has partnered with Moonstruck Drive-In Cinema at East River to show a series of films Friday and Saturday. Catch four flicks from Mexico, Guatemala and the U.S., join in discussions with the directors and more. Tickets start at $30 per car, and parking spots are first-come, first-served!

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