The seven-brother group dance show features a fusion of ballet, flamenco, acrobatics and martial arts with music and technology, including Beethoven, Metallica and Deep Purple songs.

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: 6000 Hermann Park Drive

Details: milleroutdoortheatre.com

The Houston Pancakes & Booze Art Show

Event features more than 100 emerging artists, live body painting, live music, drinks and a free pancake bar.

When: 8 p.m. Friday

Where: Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel

Details: $10-$15; pancakesandbooze.com

The Great State of Texas Food Truck Festival

Festival showcases the diversity in Houston’s culinary community along with local musical talent.

When: Noon-10 p.m. Saturday

Where: 4450 Harrisburg

Details: $10; greatstateoftexasfoodtruckfestival.com

Texas Zydeco & Blues Fest

Festival celebrates the soul of zydeco and blues music with a lineup of the very best in the industry; food and beverage vendors available.

When: 1-10 p.m. Saturday

Where: 13711 Almeda School Rd

Details: $16-$125; texaszydecoevents.com

Hangar Bash

Guests will be treated to barbecue and a variety of craft beer from local breweries, among the museum’s vintage historic aircraft collection. Other activities include games, access to the museum’s exhibitions and aircraft displays, a photo booth and live music from the ’80s inspired band, Molly and the Ringwalds.

When: 2-6 p.m. Saturday

Where: Lone Star Flight Museum, 11551 Aerospace

Details: $25-$75; lonestarflight.org/hangarbash

Firefly Run

A 5K run/walk down Buffalo Bayou Park in a course that features lights, visual effects and live music at a post-race party.

When: 4 p.m. Saturday

Where: Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern, 105 Sabine

Details: $45-$60; fireflyrun.com

Tessa Arlen

Author will discuss and sign “Poppy Redfern and the Midnight Murders.”

When: 4:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Murder By The Book, 2342 Bissonnet

Details: murderbooks.com

The Gr8 Taco Challenge

8th Wonder Brewery invites over 20 local restaurants and bars to battle it out for taco supremacy. The day will also feature tasty tunes and assorted brews on tap.

When: Noon-3 p.m. Sunday

Where: 2202 Dallas

Details: $40; 8thwonder.com

HOU-ATX BBQ Throwdown

Event features top barbecue restaurants from Houston and Austin competing to determine which city makes the best Texas barbecue. Ticket holders will sample each of the barbecue competition entries as well as enjoy Saint Arnold beer.

When: 1-4 p.m. Sunday

Where: Saint Arnold Brewing Company, 2000 Lyons

Details: $70; saintarnold.com/hou-atx-bbq-throwdown

Joe Rogan

Joe Rogan takes the stage at Toyota Center for a night of inquisitive and intense comedy. The former Fear Factor host and stand-up comedian, is best known for his hit podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience and as a commentator for UFC fights.

When: 5:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: Toyota Center, 1510 Polk

Details: $39.50-$125; toyotacenter.com/events/detail/vetsaid

Poetry Slam

A competitive event in which local poets perform their work and are judged by members of the audience. Pages Matan will be the featured performer.

When: 7:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Avant Garden, 411 Westheimer

Details: writeaboutnowpoetry.com