Jurassic Quest, Houston Shakespeare Festival top family fun picks

Jurassic Quest returns to NRG Center.

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Houston Shakespeare Festival

The Houston Shakespeare Festival returns to Miller Outdoor Theater on its 48th season with performances of “King Lear” and “Cymbeline.” Produced by the University of Houston’s School of Theater & Dance, HSF is presented annually with free performances for the Houston community.

When: “Cymbeline” 8:15 pm today, Tuesday and Aug. 6; “King Lear” 8:15 pm Saturday, Monday, Wednesday and Aug. 5

Where: 6000 Hermann Park Drive

Details: Free; milleroutdoortheatre.com

Lowrider Houston’s Greatest Custom Car Show

NRG Center hosts a daylong car show featuring lowriders, custom cars and vehicles, and a celebration of classic car culture.

When: 11 am-6 pm Saturday

Where: NRG Center, 1 NRG Parkway

Details: $45, free for 12 and younger; lowriderexperience.com

Jurassic Extreme

Snap a pic with a velociraptor as the Children’s Museum Houston transforms into a dinosaur park.

When: 11 am-2 pm Saturday

Where:
1500 Binz

Details:
$15; cmhouston.org

‘Labyrinth’

Art Crowd presents a screening of the 1986 musical fantasy film “Labyrinth” at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

When: 8:45 pm Saturday

Where: Caroline Wiess Law Building, 1001 Bissonnet

Details: $9; mfah.org


Houston Restaurant Weeks

Houston Restaurant Weeks returns, offering special pricing on three- and four-course meals around Greater Houston, with a portion of each purchase going directly to support Houston Food Bank.

When: Monday- Sept. 5

Where: Multiple locations

Details: $25-$55; houstonrestaurantweeks.com

WWE Raw

Witness the fallout of WWE SummerSlam with Seth “Freakin” Rollins, RAW Women’s Champion Bianca Belair, United States Champion Bobby Lashley vs. Mr. “Money In The Bank” Theory, Alexa Bliss and many more at the Toyota Center.

When: 6:30 pm Monday

Where: Toyota Center, 1510 Polk

Details: $20-$120; toyotacenter.com

Jurassic Quest

The largest and most realistic dinosaur exhibit in North America returns to Houston, bringing lifelike moving and roaring dinosaurs, dinosaur-themed rides and attractions, live dinosaur shows, interactive science and art activities, including a giant fossil dig, real fossils, a “Triceratots ” soft play area for the littlest explorers, photo opportunities and more.

When: 1-8 pm Thursday; 9 am-8 pm Aug. 5-6; and 9 am-6 pm Aug. 7

Where: NRG Center, 1 NRG Park

Details: $19-$36; jurassicquest.com houston-tx

SUGAR LAND

Houston Family Fun Fest

Houston Family Magazine hosts a two-day festival complete with vendors, live music, door prizes and kids activities. Saturday’s event will take place at Sugar Land Town Square and Sunday’s event at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch in Katy.

When: Noon-4 pm Saturday-Sunday

Where:
Sugar Land Town Square, 15958 City Walk; LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd, Katy

Details:
Free; houstonfamilymagazine.com




  • Ana Khan

    Ana Khan is the calendar coordinator for the Houston Chronicle’s features desk.