Go to a block party in Generation Park, attend a dog-friendly Cinco de Mayo celebration: 7 things to do in the Lake Houston area this weekend, May 3-5

Generation Park hosts its annual Block Party in Redemption Square on May 4.

Generation Park hosts its annual Block Party in Redemption Square on May 4.

From a block party at Generation Park and a chamber concert in Kingwood to a dog-friendly Cinco de Mayo celebration at Ingenious Brewing Company, there are plenty things to do in the Lake Houston area this weekend.

Here are seven things to do in the area this weekend, May 3-5.

1. Get out and vote May 4

Texas Secretary of State David Whitley approved Harris County’s application to the countywide polling place program on March 7. With this, registered voters in Harris County will be able to cast their ballot May 4 at any of the 700 polling locations countywide. To find out the closest polling location to you, visit www.harrisvotes.com.

To learn more about who is running for election, click here to view our 2019 Voter Guide.

2. Eat catfish for a cause May 4

The Rotary Club of Humble hosts an annual festival features catfish by the plate, a car show, a raffle, live entertainment and a kid zone. Proceeds provide grants and scholarships for local students and nonprofits.

11 a.m.-3 p.m. $12 (entry for adults). Humble Civic Center Arena, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble. 281-800-0332. www.humblerotaryfestival.org

3. Celebrate the Kentucky Derby May 4

At the 3rd annual Kentucky Derby fundraiser, attendees can participate in a wine pull, raffles and a Derby hat contest.

3-7 p.m. $35 (at gate). ABWA Humble Artesian League, 3106 Willow Wood Trail, Kingwood. www.abwahumble.org

4. Go to a block party May 4

Generation Park hosts the 2nd annual block party on Saturday at Redemption Square. The event features live music from Sundance Head and Bri Bagwell, food trucks, a beer garden and kid-friendly activities, such as face painting and caricaturists. The night will culminate in a fireworks show.

3-10 p.m. Free (entry). Redemption Square in Generation Park, 250 Assay St., Houston. 713-860-3000. www.generationpark.com

5. Enjoy chamber music May 4

The Kingwood Chorale and Chamber Orchestra, which is part of the Lake Houston Musical Arts Society, presents its performance of “Guiseppe Verdi: Requirem.” The chorale is made up of Lone Star College-Kingwood students and community members.

7:30 p.m. $20. Strawbridge United Methodist Church, 5629 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood. 932-779-1492. www.lhmas.org

6. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with furry friends May 5

Ingenious Brewing Company, an Humble-area brewpub, invites the community to celebrate Cinco de Mayo by bringing their dogs to Cinco Doggie Mayo on Sunday. The event features craft beer and tacos by Caluma Catering, as well as an all-natural snack bar for dogs.

Noon. Free (entry). Ingenious Brewing Company, 1986 S. Houston Avenue, Humble. 832-412-2142. www.facebook.com/events/2380720805378820

7. Listen to live music

Green Oaks Tavern
211 E. Main St., Humble

May 3 | Diunna Green | 9 p.m.
May 4 | The Mighty Orq | 9 p.m.
May 5 | Sancho & The Lovetones | 5 p.m.

Zachary’s Cajun Cafe
716 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood

May 3 | Wildwood Flour | 7 p.m.
May 4 | Todd Corson | 7 p.m.

By Kelly Schafler

Editor, Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.


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