September To Do's Beat Houston's sweltering heat with these fun things to do... Looking for something to do with the kiddos...check out Miller Outdoor Theatre's Children's Performances in September. //Labor Day Weekend Festival at Waterway Square in the Woodlands takes place this weekend...enjoy two days of live music and family entertainment. // Don't miss the 15th Annual Grand Taiko Concert at Miller on Friday, Sept. 9th from 7:30pm - 9pm. Tix are FREE and available at the Miller box office the day of the performance 10:30am - 1pm. //The 2011 Harvest Moon: A Celebration with Food, Drink and the Night Sky is Saturday, Sept. 10th 6:30pm - 9:30pm at the Houston Arboretum. The Houston Astronomical Society will be on-hand to show the moon up-close with telescopes, to be followed by drinks and an enchilada dinner catered by Los Dos Amigos. Tix $40 members/$55 non-members. //Houston PetSet Ninth Annual Soirée "Fierce and Fabulous" - an evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing takes place Saturday, Sept. 10th, 7pm at Hilton-Americas Houston. // Come explore the new African Forest at the Houston Zoo and cool off in their new "chill zones". //Sunset Picnic Foodie Float on Thursday, Sept. 15th at 6:30pm - join Buffalo Bayou Partnership for a sunset picnic on the pontoon tour boat. Kitchen Incubator will be hosting this tour, providing picnic favorites from Café Luz. Tix are $50pp. //Second Annual Houston Art Tasting at Pinot's Palette on Friday, Sept. 16th 6-8pm (Montrose location) & Saturday, Sept. 17th 7-10pm (Galleria location) benefiting Houston area Breast Cancer Organizations. There will also be Art Tasting wine glasses to take home, goodie bags from CultureMap, live DJ from 103.7FM, live painting auction, silent auction, door prizes and much more so get your tix now. // The Bayou City Outdoors' Farmers Market Ride is Saturday, Sept. 17th and starts off at Onion Creek in the Heights. Hop on your bike and take a ride through the side streets, trails, and residential areas in the heart of Houston and visit 2-3 local farmers markets. This is a very social ride and all levels of riders are welcome. Bikes available for rental. //Houston Symphony Young Professionals Backstage Season Kickoff Happy Hour is Tuesday, Sept. 20th from 6-9pm at Cork Soakers Wine Bar. Mix and mingle with fellow YPBers and Houston Symphony musicians, learn about the new season, all while enjoying a complimentary glass of wine from Cork Soakers Wine Bar, hors d'oeuvres from Epicurean Express and happy hour prices until 9pm. //Music Box Theater presents "Damaged Divas of the Decade", a cabaret filled to the brim with celebrity impersonations, show-stopping tunes and crazy comedy, running throughout the month of September. // Celebrate Houston Vintage 2011 on Saturday, Sept. 24th at the Heights Fire Station where you can revel in Houston's yesteryear with live music, vintage fashion, make-up demos, dance performances, food and much more! Tix are $20pp. //Best of Houston's BestFest is Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24th-25th at the Midtown Superblock showcasing the best of Houston entertainment featuring performances by CAKE, Chamillionaire, Carolyn Wonderland and more. //Big Head Productions presents the world premiere of Tom Stell's "Republic Day", a two-act play set in a fictional republic. The play follows one family as members struggle to live and find happiness in a crumbling world. // Please email me @ firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.