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My Houston Bucket List

A few years ago I realized I had done more things in China than I had in the city I was born and raised it. I made one simple addition to my bucket list, which was "Be a tourist in my own city". That one entry led me to create my Houston Bucket List. I took Houston for granted for too long. I am open for suggestions of more things to add and do!
  1. Meet JJ Watt
  2. Meet Mayor Parker
  3. Meet Debra Duncan
  4. Meet Grav3yard Girl
  5. Meet James Harden
  6. Meet Joel Osteen
  7. Meet Jeff Bagwell
  8. Meet Nolan Ryan
  9. Meet Brian Ching
  10. Meet George Foreman
  11. Meet Chamillionaire
  12. Meet Lyle Lovett
  13. Meet a member of ZZ Top
  14. Meet Slim Thug
  15. Meet Paul Wall
  16. Meet Arian Foster
  17. Meet Lily Jang
  18. Meet Marsha Mellow (I think she retired. Bummer!)
  19. Meet Dayna Steele
  20. Meet Mattress Mack
  21. Take a piicture with Temple Houston (Great Grandson of Sam Houston)
  22. Meet a Houston News Anchor
  23. Meet a Houston Meteorologist
  24. Get my hair done by Carri at Vita Mutari Salon
  25. See an Astros Game
  26. See a Rockets Game
  27. See a Texans Game
  28. See a Dynamo Game
  29. See an Aeros Game (gone :( )
  30. See a Skeeters Game
  31. Tailgate with the Battle Red Freaks
  32. Sit with the Red Rowdies at a Rockets Game
  33. See an Astros game from the Crawford Boxes
  34. Go the Houston Rodeo
  35. See a Rodeo performance from a Suite
  36. See Blue October in concert
  37. Tour NASA
  38. Feed animals at the Houston Zoo
  39. Party at the Houston Museum of Natural Science
  40. Do a Houston zoo animal tour
  41. Ride the Zoo train
  42. Be an Engineer for a day at Hermann Park
  43. Visit City Hall
  44. Visit the Houston Visitor's Center
  45. Participate in Houston Restaurant Weeks
  46. Go to a live taping of Great Day Houston
  47. See the Nutcracker at the Houston Ballet
  48. See a play at the Alley Theater
  49. Go to TUTS
  50. Listen to the Houston Symphony
  51. Attend the opera
  52. See something at Miller Outdoor Theater
  53. See the Menil Collection
  54. Hang Glide
  55. Fly Board
  56. Do the Polar Plunge
  57. Do the Over the Edge rappel
  58. Have a penguin experience at Moody Gardens
  59. Eat some Greek food at Niko Niko's
  60. Visit the Sky Space
  61. Get a picture in front of the We Heart Houston sign
  62. Be an actor in the San Jacinto battle re-enactment
  63. Do the Great Bull Run
  64. Walk in the Zombie Walk
  65. Visit the Funeral History Museum
  66. Visit the Museum of Fine Arts
  67. Visit the Health Museum
  68. Visit Rothko Chapel
  69. Visit the Fire Museum
  70. Visit the Museum of African American Culture
  71. Visit the Arab-American Cultural and Community Center
  72. Visit the Czech Cultural Center
  73. Visit the Holocaust Museum
  74. Visit the Children's Museum
  75. Go the planetarium
  76. See the butterfly center at HMNS
  77. Visit the Weather Museum
  78. Visit the Asia Society Museum
  79. Meet Clutch
  80. Meet Orbit
  81. Meet Toro
  82. Meet Diesel
  83. Meet Chilly
  84. Meet Swatson
  85. Meet Mo
  86. Visit the Orange Show Monument
  87. Visit the Art Car Museum
  88. Have an Art Car and be in the parade
  89. Be in the Thanksgiving parade
  90. Participate in Galveston Mardi Gras
  91. Go to the Italian Festival
  92. Go to International Festival
  93. Go to the Japan Festival
  94. Go to the Greek Festival
  95. Go to the India Festival
  96. See a concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion
  97. See a concert at the House of Blues
  98. See the David Adickes Sculptureworx
  99. Have a drink at La Carafe
  100. Have a story about me in a Houston Magazine
  101. Eat at Chuy's
  102. Eat brisket at Goode Co
  103. Eat at the Original Ninfas
  104. Eat chicken and waffles at The Breakfast Klub
  105. Spend the day with a Houston Greeter
  106. See Rocky Horror at midnight at the theater
  107. Go to ComicPalooza
  108. Go to the Pride parade
  109. Eat lunch with a Houston Press food critic
  110. Be in the rodeo trail ride
  111. Do a helicopter tour over Houston
  112. Do a Houston Segway tour
  113. Do a Houston tunnel tour
  114. Tour a Houston radio station
  115. Tour the Chronicle
  116. Do a pub crawl
  117. Do a ghost tour
  118. Stay in the haunted room 501 of the hotel Galvez
  119. Be on a cook off team
  120. Be an actor for a night in a haunted house attraction
  121. Do the AIDS walk
  122. Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity
  123. Do a marathon
  124. Volunteer at the SPCA or Humane Society
  125. Volunteer at the Houston Food Bank
  126. Attend the Texans draft party
  127. Go to the Astros fan day
  128. Ride on a firetruck
  129. Get some tamales from the Big Tamale Statue in Alvin
  130. Attend Menu of Menus
  131. Be in a flash mob (did the flash mob group break up?)
  132. Go on a ghost hunt with a paranormal investigation team
  133. Participate in Thrill the World
  134. Take a Bollywood dance class
  135. Go to a drag show
  136. Play drag queen bingo (I think they canceled this?)
  137. Eat at Aura
  138. Watch a drag car race
  139. Watch a dragon boat race
  140. Watch boat races
  141. Eat oysters at Gilhooleys
  142. Participate in Empty Bowls Houston
  143. Volunteer at the Houston Food Bank
  144. Eat at the Hubcap Grille
  145. Get some Torchy's Tacos
  146. Eat at Underbelly
  147. Visit George Ranch
  148. Milk a cow at the Oil Ranch (I tried but they were closed without notice due to wind)
  149. Sky dive
  150. Visit the Project Row Houses
  151. Go the gay rodeo
  152. Visit the Traders Village Pow Wow tribal dance contests
  153. Throw a pitch in Minute Maid park
  154. Shoot a basket (or try) in the Toyota Center
  155. Kick a ball in reliant
  156. Make a goal in the Compass stadium
  157. Tour Reliant
  158. Tour a News station
  159. Tour Minute Maid park
  160. Tour the Toyota Center
  161. Tour the Medical Center
  162. Tour Montrose
  163. Tour the Heights
  164. Tour Rice University
  165. Take a cruise from Galveston
  166. Take a bee keeping class
  167. Collect shells on the beach in Galveston
  168. Take a horse drawn carriage ride through the Strand
  169. Take a sailing lesson
  170. Take a flying lesson
  171. Take a scuba lesson
  172. Ride a few laps in a race car 
  173. Ride the METRO rail
  174. Attend the holiday lighting ceremony
  175. Wakeboard
  176. Get acupuncture
  177. Go deep sea fishing
  178. Drink absinthe
  179. Take a hot air balloon ride
  180. See a roller derby game
  181. Soar at the Greater Houston Soaring Association
  182. Relive the Guilded Age at the Bishops Palace
  183. Tour Moody Mansion
  184. Ride a ride at the Galveston Pleasure Pier
  185. Ride something at Schlitterbahn
  186. Ride something at Kemah Boardwalk
  187. Ride the train at the Downtown Aquarium
  188. Watch the dolphins on the Bolivar Ferry
  189. Watch an old movie at Alamo Drafthouse
  190. Visit the Houston Arboretum
  191. Star Gaze at George Observatory
  192. Get a henna tattoo
  193. Climb a rock climbing wall
  194. Ride an elephant
  195. Go through a maze
  196. Dress up for Ren Fest
  197. Tell a joke at the Houston Improv (or watch a pro do it)
  198. Watch a polo match
  199. Visit a hookah bar
  200. Get a psychic reading
  201. Have my tarot cards read
  202. Visit the Cullen Sculpture Garden
  203. Visit the 1894 Grand Opera House
  204. Shoot a gun at a shooting range
  205. Visit the 1940 Air Terminal Museum
  206. Visit the Rosenburg Railroad Museum
  207. Play Bingo
  208. See a show at Puffabellies
  209. Shop in Old Town Spring
  210. Do a Heritage Society Historic Homes tour
  211. Do a photo scavenger hunt around Houston
  212. Do the Great Urban Race
  213. Go to Dickens on the Strand
  214. Visit the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig
  215. Do a Port of Houston boat tour
  216. Get a seat on the Houston Culinary tour
  217. Do a police ride along
  218. Tour Christ Church Cathedral
  219. Get a past life regression
  220. Get hypnotized
  221. Learn Reiki
  222. Perform a wedding
  223. Eat at the Spindletop Restaurant
  224. Sleep in a themed room at the Hotel Zaza
  225. See the Moonlight Show at the Prohibition Restaurant and Speakeasy
  226. Eat at the Hobbit Cafe
  227. Have a picnic in Hermann Park
  228. Have a picnic in front of the Water Wall
  229. Give Free Hugs
  230. Do a pedal party
  231. Pick my own fruit
  232. Ride on a zamboni on an ice rink
  233. Ice skate in the galleria
  234. Float in a sensory deprivation tank
  235. Do a murder mystery dinner
  236. Ride the paddleboats at Hermann park
  237. Play Skeeball at Dave and Busters
  238. Attend a service at Lakewood
  239. Tour the Bluebell Creamery
  240. Visit the Ima Hogg house
  241. Spend the night in a Bed and Breakfast
  242. Stomp grapes at Messina Hof
  243. Tour a winery
  244. Visit the Beer Can House
  245. See the bats under Waugh Bridge
  246. Find Howard Hughes grave at Glenwood Cemetery
  247. Attend the Balluner Liftoff Festival
  248. Attend the Westheimer street festival
  249. Watch a soccer game at a pub
  250. Have a crocodile experience in Angleton
  251. Buy a book from Murder by the Book
  252. Get a book signed at Blue Willow
  253. Bet on a horse race
  254. Bet on a dog race
  255. See the camel and ostrich races
  256. See a drive in movie
  257. Get pumpkins from a pumpkin patch
  258. Paint something at a drink and paint class
  259. Make something at the Mad Potter
  260. Eat at the Spaghetti Warehouse
  261. Shop at the Buffalo Exchange
  262. Ride the Wave
  263. Get food from a Food Truck
  264. Do a buffalo bayou pontoon boat tour
  265. Surf in Galveston
  266. Tour St Arnolds Brewery
  267. Eat at Tookies
  268. Be on the local news
  269. Feed ducks at Armand Bayou
  270. Visit the Jade Buddha temple
  271. Celebrate Chinese New Year