Top 10 Things for Kids in Houston This Week: November 5 to 11, 2018

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Make the most of your week with our top 10 things to do with kids in Houston from Monday, November 5 to Sunday, November 11, 2018. 

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Top 10 Things to Do with Kids This Week in Houston

  • Toddler Tuesdays at Discovery Green | Tuesday, November 6 | FREE – Toddler Tuesdays, happening weekly this Fall, allow you to enjoy meaningful story time with your little ones followed by a morning of fun activities and crafts at Discovery Green. Each week is a different book. 10:30am.
  • Disney on Ice: Frozen at NRG Stadium | Wednesday, November 7 to Sunday, November 11 – Watch Queen Elsa, Princess Anna, Kristoff, and Olaf sing and dance across their frozen stage as Disney on Ice heads to NRG Stadium. Tickets start at $20, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale marketplace. Showtimes vary.
  • 46th Annual Ann & Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Festival at ERJCC | Thursday, November 8 to Sunday, November 11 – Experience the best of Jewish literary, cultural, and performing arts throughout the forty-sixth annual Jewish Book & Arts Festival. The festival will feature book readings, discussions, film screenings, theatrical performances, concerts, and the Oliver Lapin Family Day. Tickets start at $45. Times vary each day.
  • 65th Annual Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show at Humble Civic Center | Friday, November 9 to Sunday, November 11 – Presented by the Houston Gem and Mineral Society, collectors, explorers, and fans of all things ancient can browse through more than 50 case exhibits of fossils, minerals, gemstones, and unique jewelry from around the world at this 3-day event filled with unique gifts for the collector or home decor. Tickets are $8 and are good for all three days. Children 10 and under get in free. Friday and Saturday from 9am to 6pm; Sunday from 10am to 5pm.
  • Animaniacs in Concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Friday, November 9 | FREE – Sing-a-long and revisit your childhood when your favorite Animaniacs characters sing live on stage in Animaniacs in Concert, a musical revue at Miller Outdoor Theatre. 7:30pm.
  • 15th Annual Run in the Park at Hermann Park | Saturday, November 10 | FREE – Make your way through a scenic course surrounded by historic live oak trees at Hermann Park’s fifteenth annual Run in the Park. Participants can enter a 5K run, 3K walk or 1K kids’ run, then head to the post-race party for food, drinks, and music. Tickets are $30. 8am.
  • Harvest Fest 2018 at Harvest Green in Richmond | FREE  Houston’s first farm-centric community celebrates the arrival of fall with a family-oriented festival featuring a pumpkin patch, games, a pie eating contest, animal adoptions, food trucks, local beer and wine vendors, an artisan market, and more. 11am to 3pm.
  • The Bonfire Texas 2018 at BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch | Saturday, November 10 – Bring the entire family out to the 2nd annual Bonfire Texas music festival at the Texas-sized ranch, the Blisswood Bed & Breakfast. The festival will feature live music, a dog show, vendors, an auction, dogs available for adoption, and plenty of activities such as hayrides and a bonfire at sunset. Tickets start at $25 for an adult pass; $10 for children 12 and under. 2pm to 9pm.
  • 17th Annual Rockets Run at Toyota Center | Saturday, November 10 – Join with the Houston Rockets organization to benefit Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital at the 17th Annual Rockets Run event. Register for the Kids’ 1K, 5K run, or a 2-mile walk that finishes across center court inside Toyota Center. Early registration begins at $40. 6:30pm.
  • Bayou City Music Series: Houston Blues, Jazz and Soul with Diunna Greenleaf and James Francies in Concert at Discovery Green | Saturday, November 10 | FREE – The Bayou City Music Series continues this fall with their final concert, Houston Blues, Jazz and Soul at Discovery Green. The show features blues singer Diunna Greenleaf and the Houston-native pianist and composer James Francies. 7pm to 9:30pm.

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