Get a Nightlife: December 4 to 8, 2019

Mid Main First Thursday | Photo: David De Hoyos; courtesy of Mid Main Houston

Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, December 4 to Sunday, December 8, 2019.

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The only thing we have to fear is the fear of missing out itself.

Fear no more, we’ve got you covered with our in-the-know list of art, music, and nightlife events happening around Houston, from Wednesday through Sunday.

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  • Dickens on the Strand in Galveston | Friday to Sunday – Travel back in time as Galveston’s historic Strand is transformed into Charles Dickens’ Victorian London for this 46th annual, family-friendly event. Gear up for parades, live entertainment on six stages, strolling carolers, roving musicians, bagpipers, jugglers, and a visit from the characters of Dickens’ books. Prices and times vary.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Thursday, December 5, 2019

  • Ugly Sweater Contest with HYP at Eureka Heights Brew Co. Join the Heights Young Professionals for their Ugly Sweater Contest at Eureka Heights Brew Co. Tickets are $5 in advance; $10 at the door. 5pm to 8pm.
  • Sánchez Shake Up at 40 Below Celebrity chef Aarón Sánchez will be celebrating the release of his new memoir, Where I Come From: Life Lessons from a Latino Chef, with a stop in at 40 Below at Revention Music Center.  Sánchez and his good friend Shakey Graves will share stories, answer culinary quandaries, and discuss what it’s like being two proud Mexicans from Texas following their dreams, with a special acoustic performance by Shakey to follow. Tickets are $75. 6pm.
  • First Thursday on Mid MainBrowse an art garden and market, listen to live music, and sip complimentary drinks at the Mid Main’s monthly First Thursday celebration. Bars and restaurants along Mid Main will be offering drink specials and other entertainment. There is a suggested donation of $5. 6pm to 10pm.
  • Chris Knight in Concert at The Heights Theater The country singer-songwriter from Kentucky, Chris Knight, performs live at The Heights Theater. Joshua Ray Walker opens the show. Tickets range from $24 to $38. 7pm.
  • La Dispute in Concert at White Oak Music Hall Post-hardcore rock band La Dispute performs live, in support of their latest album, Panorama, at White Oak Music Hall. Touche Amore and Empath open the show. Tickets are $25. 8pm.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Photo courtesy of Bar Boheme

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