Queer Things to Do

Queer Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, July 4 – 7

Your weekly roundup of LGBTQ happenings.

Thursday, July 4

Steak Night at George
Come out to George and get some red hot meat. They will plenty of your favorite steaks, chops, and seafood for your dining pleasure. 617 Fairview St. 6:30 p.m.

Friday, July 5

Art Factory – Sunday in the Park with George
Stephen Sondheim’s modern masterpiece Sunday in the Park with George is revived at Art Factory in a breathtaking new production. Through July 21. 1125 Providence St. 7 p.m.

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Watch Party
Gia LaRue hosts RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 9 viewing party at Rich’s Houston featuring half-off select appetizers and happy hour drink specials. 202 Tuam St. 7 p.m.

Saturday, July 6

Dixie Longate – Cherry Bombs and Bottle Rockets
Catch up with everyone’s favorite Tupperware lady in her first ever stand-up show. Use discount code CHERRY at checkout for BOGO tickets! The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St. Galveston. 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.

The Normal Anomaly Backyard BBQ and Drag Show
In observance of Fourth of July, The Normal Anomaly Initiative is throwing a good old Backyard BBQ Drag Show with host Flawless Oz. 2310 Arbor St. 5 p.m.

Sarah McLachlan in Concert
Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlin brings her “Fumbling Towards Ecstasy 30th Anniversary” tour to Smart Financial Centre, with special guest Feist. 18111 Lexington Blvd, Sugar Land. 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 7

Golden Girls Sunday Brunch
Rich’s Houston presents Golden Girls Drag Brunch hosted by Blackberri, with a Golden Girl costume contest and performances by Vegas Van Cartier, Kofi, and Ms. Mykie. 202 Tuam St Shows at 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m.

Dynamite Divas
The Broads of Broad’s Way present Dynamite Divas, with Ronna Mansfield and Sloane Teagle singing their way into your ears and hearts. Michael’s Outpost, 1419 Richmond Ave. 4 p.m.

Jitterbug Swing Lessons
Swing on in to Neon Boots for free Jitterbug Swing lessons. No cover. 11410 Hempstead Rd. 5:30 p.m.


Sunday, July 21

Le Cirque de Mint Julep
Prepare to be mesmerized by a cavalcade of stunning performances, where the boundaries of imagination are pushed to their glittering limits. Benefitting Legacy Community Health’s HIV/AIDS programs and services. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas Ave. 2:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 11

Fort Bend County Pride Festival 2024
Come celebrate as Fort Bend County Pride celebrates its inaugural Pride Festival. Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, 4310 TX-36 S, Rosenberg. 2 p.m.


Raqib Shaw, Ode to the Country Without a Post Office, 2019–20 © Raqib Shaw (Photo © White Cube (Ollie Hammick), courtesy of the artist and White Cube)

At the MFAH: Raqib Shaw: Ballads of East and West
In his luminous paintings, Raqib Shaw blends Eastern and Western influences to create mesmerizing works of art that merge fable, history, and autobiography. Through September 2. Museum of Fine Art Houston, Audrey Jones Beck Building 5601 Main St.

Jacolby Satterwhite, A Metta Prayer, 2023 (Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York) © Jacolby Satterwhite

At the MFAH: Jacolby Satterwhite: A Metta Prayer
Interdisciplinary artist Jacolby Satterwhite transforms the Museum of Fine Arts Houston‘s Cullinan Hall with A Metta Prayer. The installation fuses choreography, video, animation, lighting, and music to reimagine a kaleidoscopic, computer-generated world. Through November 10. 1001 Bissonnet St.

Artist Marc Bauer returned for the final planned alteration of his wall drawing Resilience: Drawing the Line. (Photo: Paul Hester)
At the Menil Drawing Institute:  RESILIENCE, Drawing the Line, 2023
RESILIENCE, Drawing the Line, 2023, a charcoal and pastel mural by gay artist Marc Bauer currently on view at the Menil Drawing Institute, combines powerful imagery from art history with contemporary references to create a thought-provoking narrative. The artist recently returned for the final planned alteration to the work. Read more about the Marc Bauer. 1533 Sul Ross St. Ongoing through August.

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