There’s always something to do in The H! Check out my curated event list for Black Professionals in Houston this week.
1. ASTROS OPENING DAY STREETFEST
Monday, April 2, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Your World Series champs are back! Bring in the Astros’ 2018 season with live music, games, local food trucks, drinks, and more at the Opening Day Streetfest, presented by Budweiser. No game ticket? You can still celebrate downtown at spots like Lucky’s and HTX Fan Tavern. Learn more HERE.
2. MIGUEL: THE WAR & LEISURE TOUR
Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 8:30 p.m. – until
Miguel brings his War & Leisure Tour to Warehouse Live, in support of his fourth studio album. Joined by special guests SiR and Nonchalant Savant, the R&B star is sure to deliver a fly, funkadelic performance true to his eclectic sound. Learn more HERE.
3. AFTER 6 MIX
Thursday, April 5, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Connect with like-minded professionals at the After 6 Mix meetup hosted at Hotel Ylem. Let your hair down, have a few drinks, and network all in one fun night out. Entry is free all night. Learn more HERE.
4. BLCK MARKET HOUSTON
Friday, April 6, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
BLCK Market Houston has partnered with HMAAC to bring you a one of a kind artistic experience. This month’s edition features an interactive installation with Morning Thrift, Erff To Mars, and Compozition. Don’t miss this night of art, music, and great vibes. Learn more HERE.
5. SET IT OFF LIVE
Friday, April 6, 8:00 p.m. – Sunday, April 8, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
Relive the thrill of ’90s cult classic Set It Off live on stage at The Hobby Center. Written, produced, and directed by Two Can Play That Game’s Je’Caryous Johnson, the play will star Houston’s own Letoya Luckett, rapper Da Brat, Demetria McKinney and Kyla Pratt. Learn more HERE.
6. PRETTY GIRLS LOVE OLD SCHOOL R&B AND WINE
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Love old school R&B and mimosas? Come out to The Cowork Lab for wine glass painting, brunch, and of course, good music. It’s BYOB, so bring your favorite bottle of champagne. Learn more HERE.
7. BUY BLACK MARKETPLACE
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Buy Black Marketplace is back at the Shrine Cultural and Event Center. Here’s your chance to #shopblack from talented local makers and vendors. Find natural soaps and skincare, Black memorabilia, jewelry, fashion, food, and more. Learn more HERE.
8. HOUSTON ZYDECO FEST
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
The Houston Zydeco Fest is a one day festival showcasing Zydeco music from Texas and Louisiana. The day will be filled with amazing music and delicious southern eats, like BBQ, crawfish, and your favorite creole dishes. Learn more HERE.
9. PINCHING TAILS CRAWFISH BOIL
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Kick back Saturday afternoon at Fox Hollow for the 2nd annual Sucking Heads & Pinching Tails crawfish boil. Crawfish provided by Top Shelf Cajun plus a full menu of Cajun favorites. Sounds provided by DJ Hi C and DJ GT from 97.9 the Box and more. Learn more HERE.
10. MARKET NOIR AT POST HTX
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Post HTX is hosting a free night market featuring the best in shopping, art, food and more. Grab your drinks from the Cirque Noir bar, enjoy food from local food vendors and food trucks, and hear sounds from En Funque and and Cirque Noir. Learn more HERE.
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