Top 5 Things to Do This Week in The Woodlands – August 7 - 13, 2023

By: Woodlands Online Staff
| Published 08/06/2023


THE WOODLANDS, TX – Quote of the week: “I don't want to work; I want to bang on the drum all day.” — Todd Rundgren

School’s back in session for many, and the weather doesn’t look like it’s going to cool down anytime soon, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still have tons of fun in The Woodlands! Here’s a list of our top 5 suggestions. And don’t forget to watch us live on Facebook and our website each Monday right around noon for our live streaming show Woodlands On Air, where we give you a seven-day breakdown of dozens of events to try!

Friday, August 11
Grab a friend and come Shop for a Cause at The BLVD Boutique!
The BLVD, situated on FM 2978 on the west side of The Woodlands, has amazing home decor, apparel, and jewelry, as well as the cutest wine and coffee bar! 20 percent of the proceeds will be given back to Interfaith of The Woodlands. Events like this are vital to Interfaith furthering its mission of creating a more loving and caring community through service. Happening between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.


Friday, August 11
Tonight starting at 6 o’clock, Wine and Food Week presents its annual Platinum Wine Vault Luxury Tasting at Bayway Cadillac.
Guests will be transported, via tastebuds and virtual passport, to wines from all over the world plus amazing chef-Inspired culinary masterpieces from award-winning chefs. For the serious enthusiast, The Platinum Wine Vault Luxury Tasting is an oasis filled with crème de la crème wine selections served in “the big glass” amidst a posh playground and who’s who of the wine world. Rub elbows with industry experts and taste an extraordinary selection of boutique, allocated, and powerhouse wines. Even the most avid collector doesn’t have 60 premium bottles open all at one time! No luxury tasting would be complete without a welcome pour with white glove service. Cheese anyone? Premium international cheese selections will compliment every flavor. You would be hard pressed to find a better selection of scrumptious cheese than by presenting sponsor, H-E-B.


Saturday, August 12
Please join YES to YOUTH for its annual gala – BLOOM
– this evening starting at 6:30 p.m. at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott. Black Tie Optional. Your involvement in the YES to YOUTH Gala will save lives. With your support, they are able to continue providing life-saving services, add additional services, and reach more children in need.


Saturday, August 12
It’s time for the little ones to get athletic as the sun rises today for the 2nd Annual YMCA Duathlon - YMCA Kids Triathlon Summer Race Series
, presented by Texas Children’s Hospital of The Woodlands, taking place at the Holcomb Family YMCA, 5201 Imperial Promenade in Spring. Youth ages 7 - 15, are eligible to experience the fun and excitement of triathlon. It’s a morning of friendly competition and physical activity that can lead to a lifetime of fitness. The event is designed for all levels. Previous experience is not required. Run + Bike = FUN. The event features 9 age divisions: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15 years. Boys and girls will compete separately in their age groups. The top 3 finishers, male and female, in each age group will receive a special award. All participants will receive a goodie bag, t-shirt, and finisher medal.


Sunday, August 13
It’s the end of the line for Dosey Doe - The Big Barn
. Don’t panic! The Woodlands mainstay isn’t going anywhere; instead, it’s playing host to the band End of the Line, with their Allman Brothers Tribute Show. Doors open at 5:30 so you can be served a scrumptious full-course dinner, and then the band takes the stage to regale you with the eternal tunes of Gregg, Duane, and the rest.


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