Houston Happenings: September 2 – 4

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HOUSTON — Happy Friday! You know what that means — it's time to check out what's happening across the great city of Houston.

Football: Houston Cougars vs. Oklahoma Sooners 

Ranked at number 15, the University of Houston looks to upset the University of Oklahoma, which sits in the country's No. 3 spot for football programs in the U.S. Be sure not to miss the H-Town Takeover, which kicks-off at 11 a.m. at NRG Stadium. Tickets are already sold out.

More Football: Labor Day Classic

Texas Southern University takes on legendary state-rival Texas A&M Prairie View, and it's all about the bragging rights! While the battle on the field is expected to be great, you can't miss out on the halftime show when two of the baddest bands in the land face off! The match starts at 5 p.m. and tickets are already sold out.

Laugh it up this weekend at the Joke Joint

The "Acting on Impulse" comedy showcase is where you need to be if you're looking to grab a few laughs. The show, hosted by Roxxy Haze and special guest Scotty Peterson, will be in the house Sunday at the Joke Joint. You must be 21 or older to drink but only 18 to get inside. The doors open at 7 p.m., and tickets range from $16 to $18.

That guy who made 'Family Guy' — yeah, he can sing!

Did you know Seth MacFarlane — creator of 'Family Guy' and 'American Dad' — could sing? Well, he can. MacFarlane will be making his musical debut with the Houston Symphony Sunday. He will be accompanied by a full orchestra as his baritone voice sings selections from the Great American Songbook of the 1940s and '50s. It all goes down at Jones Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $29 to $139.

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