Here is a quick list of things to do with the family this weekend. As always, make sure to call ahead or check the websites for any schedule changes.
Huzzah! The Texas Renaissance Festival begins Saturday. I always love making the trip to Plantersville for the festival. My favorite foods to get are anything on a stick, giant turkey legs, and the ice cream sandwiches. You can find out more here.
Lionel Richie will be performing at The Woodlands Pavilion on Saturday night. He'll be doing all the hits. I'll be there with my daughter Sophia. She's only 6 years old, but she loves to Party, Caramu, and Fiesta forever. Show starts at 7:30. You can get more info here.
Zoo Boo at The Houston Zoo starts today. It's the largest family-friendly Halloween event in Houston, and you can come in costume! There's all kinds of activities too. Read more about it here.
The Texans will start their win streak against The St. Louis Rams at Reliant Stadium on Sunday. Expect a good game full of redemption and drama. How will the fans react when Matt Schaub's name is announced? Will he throw another Pick Six? Will Gary Kubiak bench him? Get all the gameday details here.
Captain Phillips (Rated PG-13)
The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Machete Kills (Rated R)
The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.