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Labor Day Weekend In H-Town: The LIT List!

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As the summer nears its end there is no better way to recognize the many contributions workers have made to America's strength, prosperity, and well-being. Here in Houston, the proudest mixing pot Texas has to offer, we show appreciation like no other. If you are looking for something fun and relaxing to do this weekend grab the family, round up the kids, and head out to one of the many events H-Town has to offer.

Friday, September 3

Breakfast with an Astronaut at Space Center Houston - Head over to share this ultimate experience in the company of a NASA astronaut. Enjoy a delicious breakfast catered by Wolfgang Puck. 8:30 am while a real astronaut tells you about the space programs.

Victoria: the T-Rex at the Houston Museum of Natural Science - Open until Labor Day, this exhibition explores every facet of Victoria’s life and death, including the unusual battle scars that may have led to her death, and her role as a mother. With her skeleton as a focal feature, this uses the latest scientific findings to create an educational experience unlike any other. 9 am.

Saturday, September 4

KLUTZ Amazingly Immature Exhibit at Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center - Based on KLUTZ’s Encyclopedia of Immaturity, this exhibit at the Children’s Museum Houston will offer your family the opportunity to embrace your inner zany genius while exploring what these behaviors can teach you about science, engineering, math, and literacy. 10 am.

Seismique - With over 40,000 square feet of the most creative, inventive, and enjoyable art placed expertly in one building, head over to experience the most interactive and insta-gramable art museum Houston has to offer. 10 am.

First Saturday Arts Market- Located in the Historic Houston Heights, this open-air art market brings together Houstonians with local artists for a unique and inspiring shopping experience. All ages are welcome to this free event with nearby parking, and there is always a popular food truck on site. 11 am.

Sunday, September 5

Space Cowboy Pool Party at the Heights House Hotel - Determined to break away from the speakeasy-style scene Houston has to offer, Space Cowboy has created an atmosphere fit for dates, last-call nightcaps, or your next destination hangout. Space Cowboy Bar & Lounge & the Heights House Hotel will be hosting a pool party featuring a poolside DJ, drink specials, and adult snow cones. Chef Lyle Bento will be preparing barbecue plates with turkey, brisket, sausage, and sides for $25, and the hotel will offer discounted $80 pool-view rooms. 5 pm.

Monday, September 6

Supa Soca - Labor Day Pool & Day Party- Head over to Cle Houston for what is being called “the ultimate Afro-Caribbean pool party.” Spend Labor Day lounging by the pool and listening to the nostalgic sounds of Caribbean soca music, as well as hip-hop, Afrobeat, and R&B. 2 pm.

Labor Day Backyard BBQ - Live music from party band Danny Ray and the Acoustic Production, a watermelon-eating contest, cold brews, and delicious BBQ. Serving everything from traditional to vegan, there will be something for everyone. Lawn games and more! All happening at Market Square Park. 4 pm.

With so much to offer, there is no reason to be inside bored! Grab the sanitizer, sunscreen, plenty of water and head out for the festivities.

Remember to be aware of your surroundings and alert your local authorities of any suspicious activities. Don't drink and drive, and always Buckle Up!

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