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Here are the top 8 things to do in Houston this weekend

Here are the top 8 things to do in Houston this weekend

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The Suffers team up the Houston Symphony for a concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Photo by Emily Jaschke
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Catch superhero film Spider-Man on the lawn at GreenStreet.  Courtesy photo
Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull
Enrique Iglesias and co-headliner Pitbull hit the stage at Toyota Center. Enrique Iglesias/Facebook
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Snow day at Houston Zoo.  Courtesy of houstonzoo.org
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Prince's original band, The Revolution, currently touring in honor of the legendary singer, performs at downtown’s House of Blues. 
Kam Franklin The Suffers at Super Bowl Live
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Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull
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There's plenty to do in Houston over the next four days. From a wild snow day to a performance by a Latin heartthrob, here's a rundown of some of the most fun-filled options at your disposal. Read on for the top eight things to do in Houston this weekend.

For more options, check out the full CultureMap Events Calendar.

Gone fishing
Thursday, June 15-Sunday, June 18

The Houston Summer Boat Show at NRG Center boasts the latest models for fishing and water sports, plus gear and accessories, electronics for boating, outdoor furniture, and more. Kids can cast a reel for rainbow trout in the Kids Zone, which also offers bungee jumping, an inflatable slide, and a coloring station. (Various times; tickets: $12 per person)
8400 Kirby Dr.; 713-526-6361

Prince tribute
Thursday, June 15

Prince's original band, The Revolution, currently touring in honor of the legendary singer, performs at downtown’s House of Blues. Hit songs from the Purple Rain-era include “Take Me With U,” “Raspberry Beret,” “Erotic City,” “Kiss, and ” When Doves Cry.” (7 pm; tickets: $30 per person for general admission)
1204 Caroline St.; 888-402-5837

Let it snow
Friday, June 16

Make a snowman with machine-made powder while you chill out during extended hours at the Houston Zoo. Doors will stay open until the conclusion of kiddie flick SING, which starts at 8:30 pm. (Last entry is at 7:30 pm; tickets: zoo entry is $18 per adult, $14 per child 2-11 years, free for children one year and under)
6200 Hermann Park Dr.; 713-533-6500

Friday flick
Friday, June 16

Catch superhero film, Spider-Man, on the lawn at downtown's GreenStreet. Bring your own blankets and lawn chairs. (9 pm; tickets: free)
1201 Fannin St.; 713-524-0661

Park it
Saturday, June 17

Celebrate the reopening of Emancipation Park, recently revamped via a $33.6 million renovation. The 10-acre facility boasts a recreation center, health center, basketball court, and swimming pool. (10 am-5 pm with the rededication program at 11 am; tickets: free)
3018 Emancipation Ave.; 713-284-1911

Beer up
Saturday, June 17

The Energy Corridor and the Energy Corridor Farmers Market present Watson's Pub Brew Fest at Watson's House of Ales. Shop it up at the market at this dog-friendly event, which also features brews from more than 20 local breweries, live music, and patio games. (12 pm; tickets: $15 per person, including 10 beer sample tickets,)
14656 Grisby Rd.; 281-920-2929

The Suffers x The Houston Symphony
Saturday, June 17

Houston-based band, The Suffers, whose sound is an eclectic spin of blues, soul, country, Caribbean, Cajun, and hip-hop, teams up with the Houston Symphony for a concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. (7:30 pm; tickets: $25 per person)
2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands; 281-363-3300

Don’t stop the party
Sunday, June 18

Sexy crooner Enrique Iglesias, along with co-headliner Pitbull, hit the stage at Toyota Center. (7:30 pm; tickets: $79.95-$189.95 per person)
1510 Polk St.; 713-758-7200