Make the most of your week with our top 17 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, October 28 to Sunday, November 3, 2019.
Happening This Week
Also in November 2019
Honor departed loved ones at Día de los Muertos celebrations; join fellow quilters for one of our city’s largest conventions; dine on local eats at the Houston Zoo; get ready to dance at a live show by The Chainsmokers; celebrate Indonesian culture during a two-day fest and more.
Top 17 Things to Do This Week in Houston
- Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder at Toyota Center | Monday, October 28 – Cheer loud for the Rockets when they hit the court to play the Thunder at Toyota Center. Tickets start at $20, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- Halloween Events and Parties Around Houston | Wednesday, October 30 and Halloween, Thursday, October 31 – Whether you’re looking to make your way through a terrifying haunted house, hop from bar to bar, have a cocktail with skeletons, or go to an all-out costume ball, there are plenty of parties to let loose this Halloween in Houston. Prices, times, and locations vary.
- Kid-Friendly Halloween Events in Houston | Halloween, Thursday, October 31 − Get in the spooky spirit of Halloween at events all month long with trick-or-treating in CityCentre, plenty of haunted houses and more. Prices, times, and locations vary.
- International Quilt Festival at George R. Brown Convention Center | Halloween, Thursday, October 31 to Sunday, November 3 – Join more than 55,000 quilting enthusiasts for a full week of classes, exhibits, networking, shopping, guest speakers and more at the International Quilt Festival in George R. Brown Convention Center. Tickets for adults are $15; senior, student, and military tickets are $12; ages 10 and under are free. Times vary.
- Whiskey & Witchcraft at Bosscat Kitchen & Libations | Halloween, Thursday, October 31 – Support the Hermann Park Conservancy while you enjoy costume contests, music, and cocktails when Bosscat Kitchen & Libations hosts the Whiskey & Witchcraft Halloween party. $35. 8pm.
- Día de los Muertos at Discovery Green | Friday, November 1 | FREE – Honor departed loved ones at Discovery Green’s Día de los Muertos celebration, complete with a large calavera, mojigangas, hands-on art activities, art cars, and live entertainment. 6pm to 10pm.
- An Evening with Jessica Jones at The Space HTX | Friday, November 1 – Enjoy a powerful performance by Grammy-award winning soprano Jessica Jones when she joins fellow Oh! Artists for a charitable concert and dinner event at The Space HTX. Tickets start at $205. 6:30pm.
- Feast with the Beasts at Houston Zoo | Friday, November 1 – The Houston Zoo hosts its fourteenth annual Feast With the Beasts celebration, featuring eats from nearly 50 of Houston’s top restaurants, with musical guest The Suffers. Tickets start at $119; $109 for members. 7pm to 11pm.
- Author David Sedaris at Wortham Theater Center | Friday, November 1 – Hear the sardonic wit of David Sedaris, a humor writer and master of social critique, when he speaks at Wortham Theater Center with a focus on his latest collection of essays, Calypso. Tickets start at $40, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 8pm.
- Ray LaMontagne in Concert at Jones Hall | Friday, November 1 – Soak in the soothing sounds of singer-songwriter Ray Lamontagne, who performs his “Just Passing Through Tour” at Jones Hall. Tickets start at $37.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 8pm.
- The Glass Menagerie at Studio 101 | Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 – Explore the dynamics of familial expectations with 4th Wall Theatre Company’s production of Tennessee Williams’ drama, The Glass Menagerie, at Studio 101. Tickets start at $17. Showtimes vary.
- Indonesian Festival at Sugar Land Town Square | Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3 – Immerse yourself in Indonesian culture at this two-day festival of authentic food, fashion, artwork, music, dance, and entertainment. Tickets start at $8. 11am to 9pm both days.
- Día de los Muertos Celebrations Around Houston | Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3 – Spend time with loved ones and honor the deceased with visual arts performances, community altars, sugar skull face-painting, live music and more, all in celebration of Día de los Muertos. Prices, times, and locations vary.
- Día de los Muertos Celebration at National Museum of Funeral History | Saturday, November 2 | FREE – Commemorate the lives of friends and family who have passed at a Día de los Muertos celebration hosted by the National Museum of Funeral History. Guests can view authentic altars created by local artists, leave a message for loved ones in a “Book of the Dead,” and take part in parent-supervised activities for the kids. 11am to 2pm.
- The Chainsmokers in Concert at Toyota Center | Saturday, November 2 – Sing and dance along to jams like “Roses,” “Don’t Let Me Down,” and “Closer” when the Grammy Award-winning duo, The Chainsmokers, takes the stage at Toyota Center. Opening acts include 5 Seconds of Summer and Lennon Stella. Tickets start at $49.50, before ticketing fees, but you may also find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats on TicketNetwork’s resale market. 7pm.
- Bernadette Peters in Concert at Jones Hall | Saturday, November 2 – Watch a dazzling performance at Jones Hall by the actress and Broadway star, Bernadette Peters, whose illustrious career earned her three Tony Awards, a Golden Globe, three Emmy and four Grammy Award nominations, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Tickets start at $35, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 8pm.
- Lukas Graham in Concert at House of Blues | Sunday, November 3 – Danish pop and soul band, Lukas Graham, performs a show at House of Blues in Downtown. Tickets start at $22. 7pm.
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