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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. Do the Polar Plunge
  56. Do the Over the Edge rappel
  57. Have a penguin experience at Moody Gardens
  58. Eat some Greek food at Niko Niko's
  59. Visit the Sky Space
  60. Get a picture in front of the We Heart Houston sign
  61. Be an actor in the San Jacinto battle re-enactment
  62. Do the Great Bull Run
  63. Walk in the Zombie Walk
  64. Visit the Funeral History Museum
  65. Visit the Museum of Fine Arts
  66. Visit the Health Museum
  67. Visit Rothko Chapel
  68. Visit the Fire Museum
  69. Visit the Museum of African American Culture
  70. Visit the Arab-American Cultural and Community Center
  71. Visit the Czech Cultural Center
  72. Visit the Holocaust Museum
  73. Visit the Children's Museum
  74. Go the planetarium
  75. See the butterfly center at HMNS
  76. Visit the Weather Museum
  77. Visit the Asia Society Museum
  78. Meet Clutch
  79. Meet Orbit
  80. Meet Toro
  81. Meet Diesel
  82. Meet Chilly
  83. Meet Swatson
  84. Meet Mo
  85. Visit the Orange Show Monument
  86. Visit the Art Car Museum
  87. Have an Art Car and be in the parade
  88. Be in the Thanksgiving parade
  89. Participate in Galveston Mardi Gras
  90. Go to the Italian Festival
  91. Go to International Festival
  92. Go to the Japan Festival
  93. Go to the Greek Festival
  94. Go to the India Festival
  95. See a concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion
  96. See a concert at the House of Blues
  97. See the David Adickes Sculptureworx
  98. Have a drink at La Carafe
  99. Have a story about me in a Houston Magazine
  100. Eat at Chuy's
  101. Eat brisket at Goode Co
  102. Eat at the Original Ninfas
  103. Eat chicken and waffles at The Breakfast Klub
  104. Spend the day with a Houston Greeter
  105. See Rocky Horror at midnight at the theater
  106. Go to ComicPalooza
  107. Go to the Pride parade
  108. Eat lunch with a Houston Press food critic
  109. Be in the rodeo trail ride
  110. Do a helicopter tour over Houston
  111. Do a Houston Segway tour
  112. Do a Houston tunnel tour
  113. Tour a Houston radio station
  114. Tour the Chronicle
  115. Do a pub crawl
  116. Do a ghost tour
  117. Stay in the haunted room 501 of the hotel Galvez
  118. Be an actor for a night in a haunted house attraction
  119. Do the AIDS walk
  120. Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity
  121. Do a marathon
  122. Volunteer at the SPCA or Humane Society
  123. Volunteer at the Houston Food Bank
  124. Attend the Texans draft party
  125. Go to the Astros fan day
  126. Ride on a firetruck
  127. Get some tamales from the Big Tamale Statue in Alvin
  128. Attend Menu of Menus
  129. Be in a flash mob (did the flash mob group break up?)
  130. Go on a ghost hunt with a paranormal investigation team
  131. Participate in Thrill the World
  132. Take a Bollywood dance class
  133. Go to a drag show
  134. Play drag queen bingo (I think they canceled this?)
  135. Eat at Aura (closed)
  136. Watch a drag car race
  137. Watch a dragon boat race
  138. Watch boat races
  139. Eat oysters at Gilhooleys
  140. Participate in Empty Bowls Houston
  141. Volunteer at the Houston Food Bank
  142. Eat at the Hubcap Grille
  143. Get some Torchy's Tacos
  144. Eat at Underbelly
  145. Visit George Ranch
  146. Milk a cow at the Oil Ranch (I tried but they were closed without notice due to wind)
  147. Sky dive
  148. Visit the Project Row Houses
  149. Go the gay rodeo
  150. Visit the Traders Village Pow Wow tribal dance contests
  151. Throw a pitch in Minute Maid park
  152. Shoot a basket (or try) in the Toyota Center
  153. Kick a ball in reliant
  154. Make a goal in the Compass stadium
  155. Tour Reliant
  156. Tour a News station
  157. Tour Minute Maid park
  158. Tour the Toyota Center
  159. Tour the Medical Center
  160. Tour Montrose
  161. Tour the Heights
  162. Tour Rice University
  163. Take a cruise from Galveston
  164. Take a bee keeping class
  165. Collect shells on the beach in Galveston
  166. Take a horse drawn carriage ride through the Strand
  167. Take a sailing lesson
  168. Take a flying lesson
  169. Take a scuba lesson
  170. Ride a few laps in a race car 
  171. Ride the METRO rail
  172. Attend the holiday lighting ceremony
  173. Wakeboard
  174. Get acupuncture
  175. Go deep sea fishing
  176. Drink absinthe
  177. Take a hot air balloon ride
  178. See a roller derby game
  179. Soar at the Greater Houston Soaring Association
  180. Relive the Guilded Age at the Bishops Palace
  181. Tour Moody Mansion
  182. Ride a ride at the Galveston Pleasure Pier
  183. Ride something at Schlitterbahn
  184. Ride something at Kemah Boardwalk
  185. Ride the train at the Downtown Aquarium
  186. Watch the dolphins on the Bolivar Ferry
  187. Watch an old movie at Alamo Drafthouse
  188. Visit the Houston Arboretum
  189. Star Gaze at George Observatory
  190. Get a henna tattoo
  191. Climb a rock climbing wall
  192. Ride an elephant
  193. Go through a maze
  194. Dress up for Ren Fest
  195. Tell a joke at the Houston Improv (or watch a pro do it)
  196. Watch a polo match
  197. Visit a hookah bar
  198. Get a psychic reading
  199. Have my tarot cards read
  200. Visit the Cullen Sculpture Garden
  201. Visit the 1894 Grand Opera House
  202. Shoot a gun at a shooting range
  203. Visit the 1940 Air Terminal Museum
  204. Visit the Rosenberg Railroad Museum
  205. Play Bingo
  206. See a show at Puffabellies
  207. Shop in Old Town Spring
  208. Do a Heritage Society Historic Homes tour
  209. Do a photo scavenger hunt around Houston
  210. Do the Great Urban Race
  211. Go to Dickens on the Strand
  212. Visit the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig
  213. Do a Port of Houston boat tour
  214. Get a seat on the Houston Culinary tour
  215. Do a police ride along
  216. Tour Christ Church Cathedral
  217. Get a past life regression
  218. Get hypnotized
  219. Learn Reiki
  220. Perform a wedding
  221. Eat at the Spindletop Restaurant
  222. Sleep in a themed room at the Hotel Zaza
  223. See the Moonlight Show at the Prohibition Restaurant and Speakeasy
  224. Eat at the Hobbit Cafe
  225. Have a picnic in Hermann Park
  226. Have a picnic in front of the Water Wall
  227. Give Free Hugs
  228. Do a pedal party
  229. Pick my own fruit
  230. Ride on a zamboni on an ice rink
  231. Ice skate in the galleria
  232. Float in a sensory deprivation tank
  233. Do a murder mystery dinner
  234. Ride the paddleboats at Hermann park
  235. Play Skeeball at Dave and Busters
  236. Attend a service at Lakewood
  237. Tour the Bluebell Creamery
  238. Visit the Ima Hogg house
  239. Spend the night in a Bed and Breakfast
  240. Stomp grapes at Messina Hof
  241. Tour a winery
  242. Visit the Beer Can House
  243. See the bats under Waugh Bridge
  244. Find Howard Hughes grave at Glenwood Cemetery
  245. Attend the Balluner Liftoff Festival
  246. Attend the Westheimer street festival
  247. Watch a soccer game at a pub
  248. Have a crocodile experience in Angleton
  249. Buy a book from Murder by the Book
  250. Get a book signed at Blue Willow
  251. Bet on a horse race
  252. Bet on a dog race
  253. See the camel and ostrich races
  254. See a drive in movie
  255. Get pumpkins from a pumpkin patch
  256. Paint something at a drink and paint class
  257. Make something at the Mad Potter
  258. Eat at the Spaghetti Warehouse
  259. Shop at the Buffalo Exchange
  260. Ride the Wave
  261. Get food from a Food Truck
  262. Do a buffalo bayou pontoon boat tour
  263. Tour St Arnolds Brewery
  264. Eat at Tookies
  265. Be on the local news
  266. Feed ducks at Armand Bayou
  267. Visit the Jade Buddha temple
  268. Celebrate Chinese New Year