Houston’s Weekend Happenings November 22nd, 23rd, 24th






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November 22nd




Discovery Green presents “Paloma” opening day

WHEN:  Friday 9:00am

WHERE:  Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  Discovery Green presents “Paloma,” sponsored by PNC Bank, a temporary, site-specific public art exhibition, featuring Paloma by Pitaya and Here and Now by Lina Dib. Commissioned by the Discovery Green Conservancy’s Public Art Committee, the two-part exhibit brings an immersive light and sound experience to the park’s Brown Promenade.

“Paloma” consists of a playful flock of 200 “origami” birds made from powder-coated aluminum, which will be suspended from the canopy of century-old live oaks that line Discovery Green’s Brown Promenade. The colorful sculptures will be illuminated by dynamic LED lights after dusk, creating the illusion of flight.

The exhibit will remain on display through February 24, 2020.

INFO:  713-400-7336, http://www.discoverygreen.com/


November 22nd, 23rd, 24th





Kappa Alpha Theta Houston Alumane Chapter presents Theta Charity Antiques Show

WHEN:  Friday 10:00am, Saturday 10:00am, Sunday 12:00pm

WHERE: George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las America, Houston, TX 77010, Get Directions >

COST:  $25

DETAILS: The Houston Alumnae Chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta will host the Theta Charity Antiques Show. Bringing together top exhibitors, designers, collectors, and admirers of fine arts and décor from around the nation, the show will be presented by co-chairs Courtney Hill Fertitta, Jennifer Donovan O’Donnell, and Giggy Martin Thanheiser.

INFO:  713-853-8000, https://thetacharityantiquesshow.org/


November 22nd, 23rd





The French Farm presents Winter Open Warehouse Sale

WHEN:  Friday 10:00am, Saturday 10:00am

WHERE:  The French Farm, 916 W. 23rd St, Houston, TX 77008, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  The French Farm will open their doors to the public this holiday season. Visitors can enjoy complimentary wine and cheese while they shop for imported gourmet food and housewares from Europe. The French Farm offers a wide selection of shelf-stable food products, including olive oil, honey, jam, sweets, spreads, and more, all imported from France, Italy, Spain, and Portugal. All products are sale-priced at 15 percent off regular retail.

INFO:  https://thefrenchfarm.com/events-1/


November 22nd, 23rd, 24th





Moody Gardens presents Ice Land

WHEN:  Friday 10:00am, Saturday 10:00am, Sunday 10:00am

WHERE:  Moody Gardens, 1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554, Get Directions >

COST: $14.95-$28.95

DETAILS:  Moody Gardens will present th 28,000-square-foot Ice Land attraction (made from two million pounds of ice) with an all-new “Christmas Around the World” theme. In this 28,000-square-foot ice wonderland, visitors can explore a chilling maze of majestic ice sculptures, decorated in elaborate colors and shapes, with some standing 30 feet tall. The event includes 30-foot ice slides and intricately carved sculptures, featuring holiday figures and­ scenes that will allow guests to “travel” from Russia and Egypt to China and beyond to see representations of how different cultures celebrate the holiday season.

INFO:  http://www.moodygardens.com/holiday_season/


November 22nd, 23rd





Community Artists’ Collective presents “Most Improved”

WHEN:  Friday 12:00pm, Saturday 12:00pm

WHERE:  Community Artists’ Collective – Bermac Arts Building, 4101 San Jacinto St. Suite 11, Houston, TX 77004, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  “Most Improved,” Lance Flowers’ assembly of collages for his exhibition at the Community Artists’ Collective, addresses the philosophical concept of Anicca, the Buddhist doctrine of impermanence.

Following the opening day, the exhibit will be on display until November 30. The opening reception will happen on November 16 at 3 pm and the artist talk on November 23 at 4 pm.

INFO:  http://www.thecollective.org/


November 22nd, 23rd, 24th





Magical Winter Lights

WHEN:  Friday 5:00pm, Saturday 5:00pm, Sunday 5:00pm

WHERE:  Gulf Greyhound Park, 1000 FM 2004 Rd, La Marque, TX 77568, Get Directions >

COST:  $13-$25; $76-$80 for family four pack

DETAILS:  Magical Winter Lights will feature over 6 million lights, upgraded installations, interactive displays, and eight themed lantern sections. The multicultural festival will also feature the dinosaur exhibit with kid-friendly dinosaur rides, entertainment by Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, the Ice Sisters, authentic arts and crafts created by skilled Chinese artisans, carnival rides & games, and food. They are introducing brand new nightly Chinese acrobatic shows included in the admission.

INFO:  888-560-5853, https://magicalwinterlights.com/


November 22nd






Riverstone Holiday Market

WHEN:  Friday 5:00pm

WHERE:  Riverstone Club, 18353 University Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77478, Get Directions >

COST:  Free Admission with Canned Goods

DETAILS: Holiday shoppers in search of unique gift items will discover plenty at the annual Riverstone Holiday Market. Visitors can shop for artisanal jewelry, clothing, specialty food items and more.

Admission is one canned good, which will be donated to Second Mile Mission Center. The ticket includes light hors d’oeuvres, two beverages, and a custom shopping bag (while supplies last).

INFO:  281-778-2038, https://www.riverstone.com/holiday_market


November 22nd, 23rd, 24th





Space Center Houston presents Galaxy Lights

WHEN:  Friday 6:00pm, Saturday 6:00pm, Sunday 6:00pm

WHERE:  Space Center Houston, 1601 E. NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX 77058, Get Directions >

COST:  $15.95-$19.95

DETAILS:  Celebrate the holiday season while discovering science and space exploration with Houston’s newest holiday tradition, Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant. This all-new, technologically advanced experience will transform and illuminate Space Center Houston with space-themed installations via LED lights, 3-D projections, and interactive displays.

The self-guided festive experience includes a full range of interactive and immersive light displays inside the center, in Independence Plaza, and at Rocket Park.

INFO:  https://spacecenter.org/galaxy-lights/


November 22nd





Discovery Green presents Frostival

WHEN:  Friday 6:00pm

WHERE:  Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  Discovery Green kicks off its winter season with Frostival, an annual park-wide celebration featuring ice carving by Reverend Butter and DLG Ice Factory, skating on the ICE powered by Green Mountain Energy®, ice photo opps, interactive ice sculptures, and more.

INFO:  713-400-7336, http://www.discoverygreen.com/


November 22nd, 23rd, 24th





Sugar Land Skeeters presents Sugar Land Holiday Lights

WHEN:  Friday 6:00pm, Saturday 6:00pm, Sunday 6:00pm

WHERE: Constellation Field Stadium, 1 Stadium Dr, Sugar Land, TX 77498, Get Directions >

COST:  $12-$16

DETAILS:  Celebrate the season in the most magical way at the 5th annual Sugar Land Holiday Lights presented by Imperial Sugar. The sparkling wonderland features more than 2.5 million lights and numerous themed displays at Constellation Field. Participants can also get some holiday shopping done with a variety of vendors, enjoy great food, and meet Santa.

INFO: 281-240-4487http://sugarlandholidaylights.com/


November 23rd





Bel Inizio presents Giving Thanks 5K/10K Kids’ K and Festival

WHEN:  Saturday 8:00am

WHERE: Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77479, Get Directions >

COST:  $5-$45

DETAILS:  Bel Inizio’s Giving Thanks 5K/10K Kids’ K and Festival is a 5K and a competitive 10K for runners, walkers, and families. They have a USATF certified course, 1K Kids’ Fun Run, and a Kids’ Fall Festival with games, snacks and prizes. There is a fast, flat course for racers, strollers and everyone in-between. A $150 cash prize will be awarded to the fastest male and female.

Participants will finish off the run with a party at the finish line with breakfast tacos, bagel and Karbach beer.

All proceeds support Bel Inizio, helping women living in transitional housing improve their self-esteem and life skills through exercise and nutrition education.

INFO:  832-247-5308, https://www.bel-inizio.org/


November 23rd, 24th





Texas Renaissance Festival

WHEN: Saturday 9:00am, Sunday 9:00am

WHERE:  Texas Renaissance Festival, 21778 FM 177, Todd Mission, TX 77363, Get Directions >

COST:  $17-$34; kids 4 and under are free; kids 12 and under are free on Sundays

DETAILS: The Texas Renaissance Festival, the nation’s largest, most acclaimed renaissance theme park, returns for the 44th season. The magic of the Festival transports patrons to the 16th century offering enchanting experiences featuring world-renowned live entertainment, works by master artists and craftspeople, award winning food and drink, hand-powered rides and games, and over 100 interactive characters.
The King and Queen open the festival with Oktoberfest, a celebration of the sausage and beer. Themed weekend will include:

November 23-24: Highland Fling

INFO:  https://www.texrenfest.com/


November 23rd, 24th






The Center for Hearing and Speech presents Via Colori Street Painting Festival

WHEN:  Saturday 10:00am, Sunday 10:00am

WHERE:  Houston City Hall, 901 Bagby St, Houston , TX 77002, Get Directions >

COST:  $7-$40

DETAILS: Via Colori is a festival that features more than 200 local, national and international artists on the streets of downtown. The festival includes three stages of live music, Via Bambini family zone, food, and beverage vendors over the two-day event.

Each year, the Via Colori Street Painting Festival raises more than $300,000 annually to fund health and educational services for children with hearing loss in Houston through The Center for Hearing and Speech and its audiologists, teachers and speech-language pathologists.

INFO:  713-520-8317, https://www.viacolorihouston.com/


November 23rd






Elder Street Artist Lofts presents “ArtCrawl 2019”

WHEN:  Saturday 10:00am

WHERE:  Elder Street Artists Lofts, 1101 Elder St, Houston, TX 77007, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  “ArtCrawl 2019” features original artwork using several types of media. The exhibit includes several resident artists as well as local guests artists.

INFO:  832-326-6066, http://elderstreetartists.com/


November 24th




27th Annual ArtCrawl Houston

WHEN:  Saturday 10:00am

WHERE:  David Adickes SculptrWorx Studio, 2401 Nance St., Houston, TX 77020,Get Directions >

JoMar Visions, 5247-5249 Langfield Rd., Houston, TX, Get Directions >

Hardy & Nance Street Studios,902 Hardy St, Houston, TX 77020, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  The Downtown Artists’ Warehouse District will open working art studios and exhibition spaces to the public for the official ArtCrawl Houston. This year’s event marks the 27th anniversary of Artistic Survival, celebrated by an all volunteer, artist-run, non-organizatiom. Over 150 artists will participate in Houston’s original cluster of artists’ warehouses. Participating studios will include Hardy & Nance Studios, Michael Morton Architects, David Adickes Sculpture Studio, the original Silo Studios, Mother Dog Studios, Notsuoh, Harambee Art Gallery, JoMar Visions, and more. For a full list of participants and a map, go to the event website.

INFO:  713-360-8503, http://www.artcrawlhouston.com/


November 23rd





Sugar Land Town Square presents Christmas Carol Sing-A-Long

WHEN:  Saturday 4:00pm

WHERE:  Sugar Land Town Square, 2711 Plaza Dr, Sugar Land, TX 77479, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  At the Christmas Carol Sing-A-Long, guests can gather by the tree and help deck the halls as everyone sings along to a jolly holiday performance from The Living Christmas Card Carolers.

INFO:  281-276-6000, http://sugarlandtownsquare.com/


November 23rd, 24th





Off the Wall Gallery presents “Alexandra Nechita: Reimagined”

WHEN:  Saturday 11:00am, 6:00pm, Sunday 1:00pm

WHERE:  Off The Wall Gallery, 5015 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  Off the Wall Gallery presents “Alexandra Nechita: Reimagined” in its United States debut. The collection of new works will be on exhibition and available for acquisition. The limited engagement exhibition will open in previews on November 16. Three artist appearances in the gallery will happen on November 23 at 11 am and 6 pm, and on November 24 at 1 pm. The event is open to the public; RSVPs are required.

INFO:  713-871-0940, http://www.offthewallgallery.com/


November 24th






Montrose Morning Market

WHEN:  Sunday 10:00am

WHERE:  Montrose Morning Market, 1248 W. Gray St, Houston, TX 77019, Get Directions >

COST:  Admission is free

DETAILS:  The weekly Montrose Morning Market features gourmet foods, handmade goods, jewelry, arts & crafts, clothing, organic groceries, and more.

INFO:  832-827-4447, http://montrosemorningmarket.com/


November 24th





WHEN:  Sunday 2:00pm – 4:00pm

WHERE: 1331 W Vistawood Court, Houston, TX 77077

DETAILS:  Spacious and well-maintained Lakeside Place home in a cul-de-sac featuring 3 Bedrooms, Master on 1st Floor which has two walk in closets, 3.5 Bath, Game Room (could be 4th Bedroom), Formal Living and Dining, Den/Family Room with soaring ceilings plus view of the private pool and gardens.  Floor to ceiling windows provide an abundance of natural light throughout this home.  The private Study/Office gives the homeowner the flexibility and functionality of working at home with minimal distractions.  The outside pool area has two patio/decks areas at either end of the pool that provide great space for entertaining guest.  Recent A/C and 2019 and appliances in 2017, among many other upgrades. Easy access to I-10, Beltway 8 and Westpark. This home is a must see.

Direction: South on Wilcrest, turn right heading west on Lakeside Place Dr., turn right onto Prairie Grove Dr., right on W. Brooklake Dr., left of Highland Springs Dr., straight into cul-de-sac of W. Vistawood Court.

INFO:  MLS#65671503

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Discovery Green:  www.discoverygreen.com ,

Miller Outdoor Theater:  www.milleroutdoortheatre.com

Houston Symphony:   http://www.houstonsymphony.org/ – (713) 224-7575

Houston Ballet: http://www.houstonballet.org/ – (713) 227-2787

Alley Theatre:   http://www.alleytheatre.org/uh – (713) 220-5700

TUTS (Theatre under the Stars):  http://www.tuts.com/default.aspx

SPA – Society for the Performing Arts Houston:  http://www.spahouston.org/home – (713) 227-4772

Classical Theatre Company:  http://www.classicaltheatre.org/ – (713) 963-9665

Stages Repertory Theatre:   http://stagestheatre.com/ – (713) 527-0123

MFAH – Museum of Fine Arts Houston:  http://www.mfah.org/exhibitions

Houston Children’s Museum:  http://www.cmhouston.org/ – (713) 522-1138

Official Visitor’s Site for Houston:  http://www.visithoustontexas.com/travel-tools/events/

Culture Map Houston:  http://houston.culturemap.com/events/

Cynthia Mitchell Woods Pavilion:  https://www.woodlandscenter.org/events – tel:281-363-3300




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