Plan Your Weekend: November 13 to 16, 2014

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Make the most of your weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, November 13 to Sunday, November 16, 2014.

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Thursday, November 13

Friday, November 14

Saturday, November 15

Sunday, November 16[/quote_box_right]Cooler weather aligns perfectly with more indoor events and activities, including the 6th annual edition of the increasingly popular Houston Cinema Arts Festival, Disney on Ice: Princesses and Heroes at NRG Center and the Ice Land Ice Sculptures at Moody Gardens in Galveston. For those wanting to enjoy the cooler temps, there’s still plenty to do outside, including free outdoor movie screenings, the Around! Parade on Wheels in the East End and the Karbach Charity Pub Crawl in Downtown.

There’s a lot more great stuff to do in Houston this weekend. Check it out all of our favorites in our full Weekend Guide below

Things to Do All Weekend

Thursday, November 13, 2014

  • MedMix’s Ebola Outbreak: Debunking the Myth at BBVA Compass Stadium | FREE – Join other healthcare professionals at this networking event and Q&A about the Ebola Outbreak with Dr. Noreen Khan Mayberry and Kristen Short. 5pm to 8pm.
  • Girls Night Out at Organique Spa | FREE – Enjoy nibbles and bites from Eurasia, drinks from SlimRitas, makeup tutorials and art. The first 50 to arrive get free swag bags from Organique. 5pm to 8pm.
  • Pedals & Pints Pub Crawl | FREE to attend – Bike your way from Urban Bicycle Gallery to BRC Gastropub with a few stops in between on this pub crawl featuring craft beer from Deschutes Brewery. 5:30pm to 10pm.
  • Street Movie Screening at the Menil | FREE – As part of HCAF 2014, Jim Nares’ unscripted film that was shot in just one week will be played at the Menil Collection. 7pm.
  • Houston in Concert Against Hate at the Hobby Center – Celebrate the individuals and organizations in Houston who have advocated for civil rights since the Civil Rights Act was signed 50 years ago. Tickets start at $58.50. 8pm.
  • Urban Green – Cheers to the Next 100 Years at Hermann Park – Join Urban Green in celebrating the wonderful installations and changes that Hermann Park has seen throughout its centennial year and those to come in the next 100 years at their fall event. $50; $40 Urban Green members. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Alexander Valley Wine Dinner at Tony Mandola’s – Indulge in a four-course dinner at Tony Mandola’s with wine pairings from Alexander Valley Vineyards. $90 plus tax and gratuity. 7pm.
  • The Galileo Project: Music of the Spheres at Wortham Theater Center – Science, music and culture collide in this concert that celebrates the first public demonstration of the telescope. $45; limited discounted $22.50 tickets available. 8pm.
  • The Sandlot Movie Screening at CityCentre | FREE – Quote your favorite lines from The Sandlot at the CityCentre plaza during throwback Thursday movie night. 8pm.

Friday, November 14, 2014

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    Four Georges Make a Monarchy Friday Focus Tour at Rienzi | FREE – Enjoy an in-depth discussion and small group tour of Four Georges Make a Monarchy as part of the Rienzi Friday Focus Tours. Limited to just ten people and included with admission to the Rienzi; $8; $4 for members. 2:30pm to 3:30pm.
  • Opening Receptions for Mineral Spirit, AFRIKA GALAKTIKA and The Black Guys Exhibits at Art League Houston | FREE – Celebrate the opening of three exhibitions at Art League Houston including a sculpture installation by Jason Villegas, several works from artist Rajni Perera and a performance-based exhibition from artists Phillip Pyle II and Robert Hodge. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Spaceballs Outdoor Movie Screening at Market Square Park | FREE – See Lone Starr, Barf, Lord Dark Helmut and the rest of the hilarious cast of Spaceballs at this outdoor screening in Marketing Square Park. 7pm.
  • Whiskey Dinner at Brenner’s Steakhouse – Attend the 2nd Annual Whiskey Dinner at Brenner’s featuring a decadent, fall inspired five-course dinner paired with a selection of whiskeys from around the country. $95 plus tax and gratuity. 7pm.
  • Time Squared Film Screening at Aurora Picture Show – Witness a 3D film experience without the glasses as Ken Jacobs gives a live performance of Time Squared through his invention, the Nervous Magic Lantern. $15; $11.25 members. 7pm.
  • Houston Rockets vs. Philadelphia 76ers at Toyota Center – Support the Rockets as they play the struggling 76ers from Philadelphia. Tickets start at $20, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale market. 7pm.
  • The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience at Miller Outdoor Theatre | FREE – Jam on at this thrilling tribute to the King of Pop, starring Joby Rogers backed by world-class dancers. 7:30pm.
  • Bach & Sons: At the Café at The Hobby CenterPay tribute to the Bach dynasty at this concert featuring Houston singers Lauren Snouffer, Sarah Mesko, Zachary Averyt and Mark Diamond. $37 to $56; limited discounted $18.50 to $28 tickets available. 7:30pm.
  • Lewis Black at Bayou Music Center – Laugh along with the caustically satirical and hilariously any stand-up from comedian Lewis Black on the second stop of his tour. Tickets start at $50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale market. 8pm.
  • Sister’s Christmas Catechism at Stages Repertory Theatre – Follow the not-so-traditional story of the nativity in this comedic musical. $19 to $40; limited discounted $9.50 to $14.50 tickets available. 8pm.
Things to do on Saturday, November 15 & Sunday, November 16, 2014.