Follow the funny missteps and mistaken identities of a scheming villain, music-hall girls, and a lovelorn heroine as they converge at the Last Chance Saloon in Wild Oats. Like many of Moliere’s early works, this Western-themed comedy begins when Loftus Thunder dies in a cactus patch with a loose woman and a bottle of Jim Beam, reuniting scattered kin. Antics ensue when family members and whip-wielding personas mix with places of alcohol consumption, leaving audience members chortling until moonshine comes out of their noses.
Whether you're a soccer fanatic or a newbie looking to embrace the sport, today's Groupon is calling your name using a firm but non-violent tone. For 35 bucks, snatch this Pavilion Party Package to watch the Dynamo take on the Seattle Sounders at Robertson Stadium on August 23 at 7:30 p.m. The Houston Dynamo have the best record in Major League Soccer. And things are looking even hotter for the team: they've got captain Wade Barrett back after two months out this season with an injury. Watch Barrett and the Dynamo crush the competition.
Houston Caribbean RumFest brings revelers together to learn about the history of rum—but just sipping will do just as well. At this party, rum samples abound, and so do many hallmarks of Caribbean culture. Traditional jerks, curries, and rum-infused bites and cocktails bring added spice to the festivities, while live Caribbean music provides an island soundtrack. Other activities include cocktail classes and painting. Giving rum some more time in the spotlight, the flair bartending contest has drink mixers delighting onlookers with dazzling tricks that delight far better than just gluing a coaster to the bottom of each glass.
• For $35, you get one reserved side-line ticket to the game (up to a $50 value) against UCLA on Saturday, September 3, at 2:30 p.m. • For $15, you get one reserved side-line ticket (up to a $30 value) to the game against Georgia State on Saturday, September 24, at 7 p.m. • For $18, you get one reserved side-line ticket (up to a $35 value) to the game against East Carolina on Saturday, October 8, at 6 p.m.