Houston: What to do with the family this July 4th
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
July 4. 1pm-5pm
With performers, crafts, activities, refreshments, and much more, join the the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston to celebrate Independence Day at Houston’s home for American decorative arts and paintings. A reading of the Declaration of Independence beings at 3 p.m. on the Diana Terrace of the Bayou Bend house and will be followed by birthday cake. And don’t forget to sign the giant replica of the Declaration of Independence before you leave to remind us the freedom and privileges we have in this country.
July 4. All day with fireworks at 9:30 pm.
Live music & patriotic fireworks show over Galveston Bay.
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion
July 3rd at 8pm
Enjoy an evening with Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski and the Houston Symphony listening to patriotic, toe-tapping American music. Make sure to stay until the end for the 1812 Overture-complete with booming cannons! This celebration concludes with a magnificent display of fireworks provided by Miller Theatre Advisory Board.
Also check one of my favorite houston event websites, http://www.houston.culturemap.com/ for more July 4th and other summertime events.
(Oh and, Dallas folk. Willie Nelson will be performing at Billy Bob’s this year. Too cool for school.)