Plan Your Weekend: November 8 to 11, 2018

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Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, November 8 to Sunday, November 11, 2018. 

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Pay tribute to our nation’s veterans at a free, outdoor concert; race through Memorial Square Park alongside the Houston Rockets; hear from literary, cultural, and theatrical mavens at the annual Jewish Book and Arts Festival; dine al fresco with a picnic in the park; jam out to live music at the Bonfire Music Festival and more.  

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, November 8 to Sunday, November 11, 2018.

Things to Do All Weekend

Thursday, November 8, 2018

  • Meet Lucian Matis at Elizabeth Anthony | No Cover – Sip champagne while shopping a selection of elegant daywear and eveningwear with couture-quality embellishment from the Toronto-based womenswear designer, Lucian Matis, who will stop by Uptown Parks’ Elizabeth Anthony boutique. 10am to 5pm.
  • Thursday Night Take Over at Fluff Bake BarJoin Fluff Bake Bar owner Rebecca Masson as she welcomes chef Matthew Gaudet of Massachusetts eatery Superfine Food for this week’s Thursday Night Take Over. Each chef will prepare a menu of three to four items available a la carte, along with optional wine pairings and beer from Saint Arnold. Menu prices vary. 6pm to 8pm.
  • 10th Annual Picnic in the Park at Levy Park Taste bites from some of Houston’s hottest restaurants, including Emmaline, Uchi, and Songkran Thai Kitchen, at this annual charity event that benefits SEARCH Homeless Services, a United Way organization dedicated to fighting homelessness in the Houston area. $100. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Iron Sommelier at The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa Watch as Houston’s most prestigious wine connoisseurs compete for the title of Iron Sommelier in the eleventh annual contest at The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa. During the competition, the sommeliers will select three wines that focus on a particular region, grape, or style, then present and describe their picks as they pour. Tickets start at $200. 6pm to 9pm.
  • 2018 Buffalo Bayou Partnership Gala on the Sabine Street Bridge Get dolled up for dinner, drinks, and entertainment on the Sabine Street Bridge at the 2018 Buffalo Bayou Partnership Gala, which this year honors the contributions of Judy Nyquist and Geraldina Wise. Tickets start at $1,500. 6:30pm to 10pm.
  • Samba Dance Class at Midtown Park | FREE Shake your hips and let loose as you learn to dance the samba in a free class led by instructors from the Brazilian Arts Foundation at Midtown Park. All skill levels are welcome. 7pm.
  • Paul Cauthen in Concert, with Chris Shiflett at Heights Theater Sit back and enjoy an evening of live music by the critically acclaimed and Texas-based indie musician, Paul Cauthen. Chris Shiflett of The Foo Fighters opens the show. $15. 8pm.
  • CSz presents The EaDo Comedy Show For this improv show, ComedySportz Houston will draw from the vibe of the East Downtown neighborhood and call on audience members to participate. Tickets are $10, but limited, discounted $5 tickets available. 8pm.

Friday, November 9, 2018

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