October 2016 Events

By Stephanie Valtasaros –

October 2nd, 9th, 15th, 22nd and 29th

Duck for President

Main Street Theater presents Duck for President based on the popular book by Doreen Cronin. Unhappy with the working conditions on Farmer Brown’s farm, Duck campaigns to put himself in charge and seeks nothing less than the highest office in the land! The play takes place at Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, located at 3400 Main Street. Visit www.mainstreettheater.com or call 713-524-6706 for tickets.


October 6th – 9th

Mamma Mia!

Broadway at the Hobby Center presents Mamma Mia!, a jukebox musical written by British playwright Catherine Johnson
based on the songs of ABBA. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. Visit www.hobbycenter.org or call 713-315-2525 for tickets.


200-legoOctober 21st – 23rd

LEGO KidsFest

LEGO KidsFest brings all of the creative, hands-on fun of LEGO building and experiences together in one entertainment-packed family event to NRG Center at North Stadium Drive. The event is for children of all ages and builders of all skills and interests. Get creative in the construction zones, meet LEGO master builders, participate in group builds and see life-sized models made entirely from LEGO bricks. For tickets, call 1-877-528-4757 or visit www.legokidsfest.com.


200-aluminumOctober 26th and 27th, 7:30 pm

The Aluminum Show

Miller Outdoor Theatre, located at 6000 Hermann Park Drive, presents The Aluminum Show, a unique and energetic experience for the entire family that combines movement, dance, visual theater and humor. The Aluminum Show uses recovered materials from industrial factories that are reused to build the set, dress the cast and interact with the audience. This is a ticketed event for the covered seating area. As always, there is open seating on the hill. Visit www. milleroutdoortheatre.com  for more information.