Never again will you have to utter the words, “there is nothing going on in Houston”! Each week, we will bring you five swanky (and hand-picked) events that are sure to keep your social life in check. From art shows to culinary festivals, speakeasies, concerts, live performances, and pop-up shops, there is always something to do and to get into in H-town! Check out the fun things to do in Houston this week:

The Epicurean Project (Wednesday, October 4th)

Spend an evening with talented food gurus and some of Houston’s top chefs as they give you a sneak peek into some of the food and menu trends that are shaping the way we eat and drink. The evening kicks off with a panel discussion by local food experts and journalists on the current trends in fine cuisine. Tickets are $75.

The Original Greek Festival (Thursday, October 5th)

Celebrating 51 years and Houston’s longest running Greek fest, it is an event that everyone in Houston knows about and most likely attends. The fest will feature Greek music, folk dancing, authentic cuisine, and even an Athenian playground just for the kids. Tickets are $5 at the door and children 12 and under are free.

Galveston Graveyard Tours (Friday, October 6th)

Get your Halloween celebration started early with the Galveston Graveyard Tours. During the tour you will visit the grave of some Galveston most famous and notorious citizens. You will also get to hear about ghost, murders, and more! Tickets are $15 per person.

Weird Home Tour (Saturday, October 7th)

Weird is in and the Weird Homes Tour 2076 is the place where homeowners open their doors and show the world their creative sides! The Weird Homes Tour Houston will take participants on a journey through some of Houston’s most amazing homes in a self-paced, self-driving tour like none other. Tickets for this tour starts at $30. VIP tickets are $50.00 and include the VIP party.

Woodlands BBQ Festival (Sunday, October 8th)

Are you ready for a day in the park enjoying BBQ from some of the cities best pitmasters? Well, grab your ticket and head to The Woodlands 2nd Annual BBQ Festival. There will be amazing BBQ, cold beer, live music, and fun events & activities for the kids.

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