5 things to do in Houston this weekend, Jan. 21-23

As Houston enters a cold front ahead of the weekend, there are plenty of events that will keep you warm. Try the new restaurant 5Kinokawa located in the heights or attend a concert by musical legend Elton John. Elsewhere you can catch The Watsons go to Birmingham at the Main Street Theater or have fun with friends at the Pixar Putt at Discovery Green.

Below, find five things to do in Houston this weekend.

Elton John in concert

Music legend Elton John will be performing this weekend at the Toyota Center for his postponed 2021 show. Fans of the “Tiny Dancer” musician get to see the entertainer for two nights in Bayou Town; Friday and Saturday evening.

Toyota Center, 1510 Polk Street. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $69.50. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Toyota Center.

Pixar Putt at Discovery Green

Pixar Putt, the pop-up mini-golf experience has made its way to Houston. Grab the kids or friends and head to Discovery Green this weekend to play 18 interactive holes inspired by some of Pixar’s most acclaimed movies, including Toy Story, The Incredibles and Monster’s Inc.

Sarofim Picnic Lawn at Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney Street. The whole weekend. Friday, 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Last call is at 8:30 p.m. Tickets start at $28. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit https://www.pixarputt.com.

Arc Angels in concert

Austin-based rock band The Arc Angels bring their blues-rock sound to Houston this weekend at 713 Music Hall. Watch original members Charlie Sexton, Doyle Bramhall II and drummer Chris Layton some of their biggest hits at Houston’s new concert hall.

POST Houston, 401 Franklin Street, Suite 1600. Friday, Jan. 21, 8 p.m. Tickets start at $35. For more information on purchasing tickets, https://www.713musichall.com.

Main Street Theater Presents: The Watsons Go to Birmingham

Houston’s Main Street Theater presents Reginald André Jackson’s adaptation of The Watson goes to Birmingham. The play is set in 1963 where the Watsons, an African American family, travel from Flint, Michigan to Birmingham, Alabama to leave their son with his grandmother.

Main Street Theater, 3400 Main Street. Sunday, January 23 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets start at $21.50. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.

Visit 5Kinokawa

Chef Billy Kin, formerly of Blackbird Izakaya & Hidden Omakase, made his debut on the Houston dining scene as head chef and owner of Japanese restaurant 5Kinokawa. The new restaurant serves as a reinterpretation of his father’s restaurant of the same name. The intimate restaurant seats 14 and guests can sample the finest ingredients, from A5 Japanese wagyu beef to fresh, plain seafood.

5Kinokawa is located at 3119 White Oak Dr. in the heights. Open now. To make a reservation, visit Resy.

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