Top 10 Things To Do In Houston TX - March 2011

If you have some downtime, our things to do in Houston list for this weekend. March 11-13th, is worth checking out. There are so many exciting, fun things happening that we couldn’t pack them all into a Saturday and Sunday schedule. So, we are beginning our weekend on Friday.

How does that old saying go? “The early bird gets the most worms.” Wouldn't you love to worm your way into a long weekend. Here’s our list of H-towns liveliest events. It's enough to keep you busy from Friday to Sunday.

Griff's 46th Annual St. Patrick's Day Festival,
St. Patrick's Day Parade
Montrose Tour
Bats On The Bayou
Bayou Regatta
Learn To Camp
Discovery Green
Birds Walk
Big Squeeze 2011 Houston Audition
Divas Jazz Salon

TGIF in H-town

Houston accordion audition contestants

Big Squeeze 2011 Houston Auditions

Auditions for the Big Squeeze, a state-wide accordion competition. It’s free but you may want to reserve a spot. Get more information: 512-441-9255.

Bats in Downtown Houston

Bats On The Bayou

Waugh Bridge bat colony tours gives visitors a look from a safe distance at a huge roosting of Mexican free-tail bats. It’s an awesome sight to see them departing in search of their evening meal of pesky insects.


Divas Jazz Salon

To start your Houston weekend on the right foot you can get down with the delightful sounds of Divas Jazz Salon happening at Hobby Center - Zilkha Hall.


Downtown Houston parade

St Patrick’s Day Parade

Everything is tainted green this weekend as the city gets in gear for the annual St Patty’s parade. Expect to see fabulously decorated floats, charming leprechauns and shamrock green beverages flowing through the streets of Downtown Houston.

Houston festival logo

Griff's 46th Annual St. Patrick's Day Festival

The annual St Paddy’s festival in Houston includes a variety of contest, including local beauties competing in a pageant for the title of queen. Other competitions scheduled during this weekend long Houston festival are: The Annual Greater Houston Irish Open Golf Tournament and a Irish Stew, Chili and Chicken Cook-Off

To unwind from a long list of things to do, visit Houston's Downtown District’s favorite greenspace. Vendors will be on hand at Discovery Green with wonderful homemade, handmade and made in Houston goods at the farmers market this weekend.

For those you have the energy you can get busy at the hoop dance session or to charge your body for the week ahead kick back on the grass and chill-lax and try counting pigeons as if they were sheep.

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