Things To Do In And Around Midtown Houston This Weekend

team of cyclist in uniforms

Are you looking for some cool things to do in Houston's Midtown to get into this weekend? Here's a few things you may want to check out.

3rd Annual Midtown Art in the Park

Elisabeth Baldwin Park
April 18, 2009 , 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Midtown Houston's Baldwin Park provides the setting from 12:00pm to 5:00pm, for this urban fine art festival. Local and regional artists will present works in a variety of mediums that need new homes to ad sparkle to. The original creations are shown in booths strung out along a quarter mile path.

If you've missed the previous art in the parks you'll love this small gathering of artniks that enables local artist to exhibit their works worthy of adding to your personal collection.

Many of the art studios and galleries in the area participating by allowing you to peek into their usually private creative spaces.

Baldwin Park located at 1701 Elgin @ Chenevert in Midtown Houston.

Wings & Wheels - HobbyFest!

vintage B-17 Airplane

The 1940 Air Terminal Museum at Hobby Airport
April 18, 2009 , 10:00am to 5:00pm

Wings & Wheels, is not a a new spin on wings and waffles but part of the Hobbyfest weekend celebrations at the 1940 Air Terminal Museum.

This month's open house features aircraft, ground vehicles, live music, vintage cars and for a nominal fee one of the coolest things that you can do this weekend is take a 25 minute passenger ride in a B 17 or a B-25.

If you've never been to the museum, now is a good time to view the aeronautical treasure at this unique museum in Houston. You won't find this gem in the Museum District, it's far too big, they had to set up shop on the outskirts of town, near Hobby airport.,

The small fee for admission to this value packed Houston event, includes lunch! Grab more

Houston To Austin Ride

It's time again for the 2009 BP MS 150 Bike Ride . Registration for the MS (multiple sclerosis) 150 closed within an unprecedented one day timeframe, as thirteen thousand cyclists registered for the Houston event.

The bikers will take an exhilarating trek from Houston to Austin beginning with a kick off at the Omni Houston Hotel at Westside and wrap things up Sunday, April 19, at the Texas State History Museum and Texas Capitol in Austin.

Kudos to the Bayou City Outdoors' MS-150 team members. This annual ride helps to support multiple sclerosis (MS) research move closer to a world free of MS.

Dance Workshop This Weekend In Houston

Barnevelder in Downtown Houston
Preston @ Hutchins.

Sunday the Urban Souls Dance Company Presents Project Push: A Dance Workshop. "Because every dancer needs a little push."

Taking part in this weekends dance workshop is your opportunity to allow the sensational dancers of Urban Souls to inspire you, energize you, and enhance your dance performance and dance experience.

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