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Labor Day Concerts, Festivals and More

Where you should be for Labor Day 2011


Labor Day typically represents barbecue, back to school and a hiatus from white clothing. This year, form a new Labor Day tradition and forever change what Labor Day brings to mind for you and your family. Below is a list of exciting new things to try out in the Houston area this Labor Day weekend.

Catch a Ball Game

Labor Day was established to pay homage to the working men and women of America. And what better way to celebrate this day than as a spectator of America's favorite pastime? This Labor Day weekend, the Houston Astros will battle the Milwaukee Brewers at Minute Maid Park.
When: Saturday, September 3 @ 6:05 p.m.
Where: Minute Maid Park / 501 Crawford St. / 713.259.8000

Attend a Rock Concert

Self-proclaimed American Bad Ass Kid rock will share the stage with folk/rock singer and American Idol mentor Sheryl Crow for an unforgettable Labor Day weekend performance at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Ticket prices begin at $25.50 and gates open at 6 p.m.
When: Saturday, September 3 @ 7:30 p.m.
Where: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion / 2005 Lake Robbins Dr. / 281.363.3300

Other Festivals in September

Enjoy an Outdoor Festival

This Labor Day Weekend, Jones Plaza in downtown Houston will be decked out in its finest South American fares for the Houston Brazilian Festival. The annual event highlights the music, art, dance and cuisine of Brazil and takes place in conjunction with Brazil's Independence Day. The festival is fun for all ages, so bring the whole family out to learn more about this colorful culture.
When: Sunday, September 4 @ 4 p.m.
Where: Jones Plaza / 601 Louisiana St. / 713.862.3300

Support a Charity With Style

The Women's Hospital of Texas will host their 8th annual Labor Day Luncheon and Style Show on August 27. Proceeds from the event will benefit the March of Dimes, an international charity dedicated to helping women deliver healthy, full-term babies. Tickets are $45 per guest.
When: Saturday, August 27 / 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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