August Main Events in Bay Area Houston

August 1st, 2019

Clear Lake
Start of school Aug. 19. Clear Creek ISD students will begin a new year on Monday, Aug. 19. No appointments are necessary.

Bayou Theater season opens. The bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent opens the Bayou Theater’s season with some of our favorite hits at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, and then Bach is paired with Piazzolla as the Bayou kicks off its classical series at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. For tickets, call 281-283-3024 or visit

Deer Park
School starts Aug. 21. Deer Park ISD students will begin their fall classes on Wednesday, Aug. 21.

Salute to education Aug. 23. The Deer Park Chamber will host its annual Salute to Education Luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 23 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center on Deer Park High School’s South Campus, 710 W. San Augustine Ave., for all new Deer Park teachers, faculty members of the year for San Jacinto College and Texas Chiropractic College and teachers of the year from all DPISD campuses. Luncheon tickets are $25 and may be reserved by calling 281-479-1559 or emailing [email protected]

At the Playhouse. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare opens Friday, Aug. 16 at the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse, 3803 Highway 3, and continues through Sunday, Sept. 1 with curtains at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2:30 p.m. Sundays. For tickets, which are $17 for adults and $12 for seniors and students, call 281-337-7469 or email [email protected]

School days. Dickinson ISD students start fall classes Monday, Aug. 19.

League City
Teachers luncheon Aug. 7. The Clear Lake Area Chamber will host its annual New Teachers Luncheon at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7 in the South Shore Harbour Resort’s Crystal Ballroom. For reservations, call the chamber, 281-488-7676.

Start of school Aug. 19. Clear Creek ISD students head back to school Monday, Aug. 19.

Nassau Bay
HSLBA Party Aug. 14. The Houston Symphony League Bay Area’s Wine and Cheese Party for prospective members will be held Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church, 18300 Upper Bay Road.

Business Expo Aug. 15. The Pasadena Chamber’s annual business expo will be held Thursday, Aug. 15 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Pasadena Convention Center, 7902 Fairmont Parkway, with over 100 vendors. Free and open to the public.

School starts Aug. 19. Students in Pasadena ISD will head back to school on Monday, Aug. 19.

Chamber luncheon, Aug. 22. Pasadena Chamber members will be given an update on the State of Education in the area by Dr. DeeAnn Powell of Pasadena ISD, Dr. Brenda Hellyer of San Jacinto College, Dr. Ira Blake of the University of Houston-Clear Lake and Dr. Stephen Foster of Texas Chiropractic College at their monthly luncheon Thursday, Aug. 22 at the Fountain Blu Event Center, 6327 Spencer Highway, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Little Theatre drama Aug. 23. The drama, Pig, opens Friday, Aug. 23, in the Pasadena Little Theatre’s Black Box Theatre and plays through Sunday, Sept. 1 with curtains at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and matinees at 2:30 p.m. Sundays. For tickets, which are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students, call 713-941-1758.

35th anniversary party Aug. 14. Bay Area Museum Guild members will celebrate 35 years of service to the community with a party at the museum in Clear Lake Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14. All members are invited to the celebration and to learn of the guild’s future plans. RSVP to Louise Russell at [email protected] or call her at 281-300-5262.

Senior Game Night. Senior Game Night will be held Friday, Aug. 9 and Friday, Aug. 23, from 6 to 9:30 p.m., at the Webster Recreation Building, 311 Pennsylvania Ave. Includes dinner, games and conversation. For information, call Bryan Morgan, 281-316-4137.

Come celebrate the 19th annual 2018 Yachty Gras Extravaganza

January 1st, 2018

The annual fun and exciting Yachty Gras event celebrating the Mardi Gras Season begins with a week of revelry. The celebration for the Clear Lake Area starts on Jan. 27, 2018 at 7 p.m. A welcome aboard the traditional “Kickoff Party” will be hosted at the Kemah Elks Lodge. Admission is free and open to the public. The reception will consist of hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and silent auction items. All net proceeds from this event will benefit several local Bay Area charities.

The official commemorative poster was designed by artist and organizer Dr. Maurine Howard.

“The theme this year is titled “Wonder of the Sea,” stated Dr. Howard said.

The following weekend of Saturday, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m., the Yachty Gras Grand Night Parade takes place. “America’s largest Mardi Gras Boat Parade” will begin from the Seabrook Channel and proceed past the Kemah Boardwalk.

The elaborately decorated yachts will be throwing beads to the revelers viewing the parade along the channel route. Parade judges will be located at Bubba Gump’s Shrimp Company. Yachty Gras is a spectacular “Family Event” for viewing, dining, and participating in the Yachty Gras Grand Night parade.

Remember to book your hotel and or bed and breakfast rooms early to enjoy a fantastic weekend of fun and excitement for the entire family. Come enjoy some of the finest restaurants on the Gulf Coast and explore all Bay Area Houston has to offer! As they say in Na Orleans, “Laissez les bon temps rouler!”

For additional information, please visit or call 713 882.4040.

Bay Area Houston Magazine