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Here are the top 9 things to do in Houston this weekend

Here are the top 9 things to do in Houston this weekend

Monster Jam, monster trucks
Catch Grave Digger and friends Saturday night. Monster Jam/Facebook
The Price Is Right Live
Come on down to Sugar Land for The Price is Right Live. Photo courtesy of The Price is Right Live
Harlem Globetrotters
See the Globetrotters on Friday or Saturday. Photo courtesy of Harlem Globetrotters
Houston Auto Show
The Houston Auto Show runs all weekend. Photo courtesy of Houston Auto Show
Joe Rogan
Joe Rogan performs two sets Friday night. Photo by James Law
Monster Jam, monster trucks
The Price Is Right Live
Harlem Globetrotters
Houston Auto Show
Joe Rogan

The weather has thawed, football has a week off (no one should watch the Pro Bowl), and the pull of those New Year's resolutions has started to feel more faint. In other words, it's time to get out and have some fun. We've rounded up a guide to the nine best things to do in Houston this weekend. For more options, check out the full CultureMap Events Calendar.

A new car
Thursday, January 25

Find a new set of wheels at the 2018 Houston Auto Show. The 35th annual event features all the latest models from more than 30 manufacturers spread out across more than 800,000-square feet at NRG Center. Open daily through Monday. (10 am Thursday and Friday, noon Saturday and Sunday; tickets: $5 kids six to 12, $12 for adults)
1 NRG Park; 713-629-3700

Come on down!
Thursday, January 25

Everyone's favorite TV show to watch on a day off comes to Sugar Land in the form of The Price Is Right Live. For one night only, randomly-selected attendees will have the opportunity to come on down for the chance to play classic games like Plinko™, spin the Big Wheel, and even compete for a fabulous Showcase. Lucky audience members can even win prizes right from their seats. (8 pm; tickets: $39.50 - $49.50)
18111 Lexington Blvd. Sugar Land; 281-207-6278

Joe jitsu
Friday, January 26

Comedian Joe Rogan brings his Strange Times tour to downtown's Revention Music Center for two sets. In addition to his inquisitive and intense comedic style, Rogan is known for his podcast and work as a MMA color commentator. (6:30 pm and 10 pm; tickets: $39.50 - $59.50)
520 Texas Ave.; 713-230-1600

Feel the rhythm
Friday, January 26

Kaleidoscope Houston brings an evening of art, film, music, and fashion to the Museum of Health with Houstonary 2018. The one night only event features performances, film screenings a fashion show, and a pop-up shop, as well as the chance to preview the museum's new BIORHYTHM: Music and Body exhibit created by Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin. Advance tickets are highly recommended. (7 pm VIP, 8 pm general admission; tickets: $35 or $55)
1515 Hermann Dr.

Hoop it up
Friday, January 26

Watch the Original Harlem Globetrotters demonstrate the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry, and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that has made them world famous. Players will stay for an autograph, photograph, and high five session for fans after the game — after all, nothing gets likes on social media like posing with a Globetrotter. A second show takes places Saturday afternoon. (Friday 7 pm and Saturday 2 pm; tickets: $19 - $115)
1 NRG Park; 713-629-3700

Feet don't fail me now
Saturday, January 27

Join thousands of supporters, advocates, and breast cancer survivors at the 27th annual Susan G. Komen Houston Race for the Cure®. The event raises funds to helm the Komen Foundation realize its goal of a 50-percent reduction in breast cancer deaths by 2026. To date, Komen Houston has contributed more than $50 million to more than 65 local organizations to provide services throughout Houston to underinsured and uninsured men and women who receive life-saving breast cancer screenings, treatment, transportation, and other necessary supportive services. (8 am; registration: $40)
901 Bagby St.; 713-783-9188

Happy birthday, BuffBrew!
Saturday, January 27

Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company celebrates its sixth anniversary by tapping over 40 special anniversary brews as well as several classic draughts. This will be the brewery's last anniversary party before moving to its massive, $14 million new brewery and pub in Sawyer Yards. Blood Bros. BBQ will be on hand with plenty of smoky goodness. (6 pm; tickets: $40) 
5301 Nolda St.

Watch 'em fly
Saturday, January 27

Nothing says a night of family fun like watching a 12-foot tall, 10,000-pound truck with at least 1,500 horsepower fly 130-feet in the air. No wonder Monster Jam packs NRG Stadium every time it comes to town. (7 pm; tickets: $15 - $60)
2 NRG Park; 512-477-6060

If you sing
Sunday, January 28

Head to Midtown's South Main Baptist Church to Hear the Future. The Houston Chamber Choir's 19th annual invitational choral festival features three outstanding choirs: the Aldine Children’s Honor Choir, Colleen Riddle, director; the Fort Settlement Middle Varsity Choir directed by Kimala Ross; and the O. Davis High School Choir under the direction of Daryle Freeman. (4 pm; free)
4100 Main St; 713-224-5566