Top 12 Things to Do This Week in Houston: November 2 to 8, 2020

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Updated: Monday, November 2, 2020 at noon.

Make the most of your week with our top 12 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, November 2 to Sunday, November 8, 2020.

Planning your week these days can be challenging but we’ve got you covered with our picks for events and virtual events taking place throughout Houston this week.

Be sure to check back in the coming days as we add events when they emerge. Do you know an event that could make the list? Let us know at [email protected] with a link to the official event details.

Scroll below to find great things happening in Houston from Monday, November 2 to Sunday, November 8, 2020.

Top 12 Things to Do This Week in Houston

  • Dia de Los Muertos + Halloween at El Big Bad | Monday, November 2 and Election Day, Tuesday, November 3 | No Cover – Join beloved Downtown tequila bar and kitchen, El Big Bad, for a Dia de los Muertos + Halloween fiesta filled with food and drink specials, flowing tequila, and plenty of festive holiday fun at a reduced capacity. 4pm both days.
  • Election Day Polling Locations Around Greater Houston | Election Day, Tuesday, November 3 – If you haven’t already, make sure you get out and vote by finding your Election Day polling location with our list of individual county clerk offices around Greater Houston. Click here to see locations with updated wait times around Greater Houston. 7am to 7pm.
  • Free Red, White, or Blue Margaritas at Hugo’s, Caracol & Xochi | Election Day, Tuesday, November 3 | FREE – Stop through Houston mainstay Mexican restaurants, Hugo’s, Caracol, or Xochi, with your “I Voted” sticker to enjoy one of their delicious red, white, or blue margaritas on-the-house. Each margarita is an $11 value, but free with an “I Voted!” sticker. Times vary by location.
  • Washington Heights Market at Platypus Brewing | Thursday, November 5 | No Cover – Hit Washington Ave to shop work from local artists, handmade goods, jewelry, food, pet accessories and more at an outdoor market at Platypus Brewing. 4pm to 6pm.
  • Thursday Jazz with Houston Ensemble at 8th Wonder Brewery | Thursday, November 5 | No Cover – Head to EaDo to enjoy an evening of live jazz under the stars while you sip on local brews from 8th Wonder Brewery. 6:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • Patrice Pike in Concert at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck | Thursday, November 5 – Catch a rockin set from the Austin-based singer-songwriter Patrice Pike when she brings her electric voice to the stage at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck in Upper Kirby. This event will also be held online via McGonigel’s Mucky Duck’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Tickets for a table of four are $120 before ticketing fees. 7pm to 8:30pm.
  • UBP After Dark at UB Preserv | Thursday, November 5 – Hungry night owls rejoice and head to UB Preserv for mouth-watering, late-night eats when, for a limited time, the kitchen offers a choice menu of craveable munchies and cocktail specials, including Korean fried ribs, “Thicc n’ Hearty” burgers, fries and more. 10pm to 1am.
  • Miller Outdoor Theatre Virtual Series: 41st Annual Festival Chicano with Little Joe y La Familia | Friday, November 6 | FREE – Celebrate Chicano culture and the artistic creativity its developed during Miller Outdoor Theatre’s virtual series live broadcast of the 41st Annual Festival Chicano. The event is free to watch, and will be available for viewing after the original broadcast begins. 7:30pm to 9pm.
  • The Riot Comedy Show presents The Whiskey Brothers at Rudyard’s | Saturday, November 7 – Fall out of your seat laughing when Montrose watering hole Rudyard’s British Pub and The Riot Comedy Show present two socially-distanced standup comedy shows featuring Slade Ham, Rob Mungle, Sam Demaris, and Tre Tutson of the smash-hit podcast The Whiskey Brothers. Limited tickets for the in-person show range from $10 to $80 for a table; $10 for live stream access on YouTube. 7pm and 9pm.
  • Houston Texans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Live from Jacksonville on CBS | Sunday, November 8 – Watch the Houston Texans take to the gridiron for a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, broadcast live from Jacksonville, Florida. This game will be aired on local CBS affiliate, KHOU-11. Noon to 4pm.
  • Urban Harvest’s Drive-In Sunday Supper & Movie at Moonstruck Drive-In | Sunday, November 8 | FREE – Spend your Sunday in the East End enjoying Urban Harvest and Moonstruck Drive-In’s Sunday Supper which features a delicious, chef-driven four-course meal paired with a drive-in screening of the heartwarming 2019 documentary film, The Biggest Little Farm. Tickets are $300 per car and include food for four, water, and the movie screening; premier lounge seating available. 5pm to 9pm.
  • Houston Dynamo vs. Colorado Rapids at BBVA Stadium | Sunday, November 8 – Watch the Dynamo take to the pitch for their final MLS season matchup, facing the Colorado Rapids at BBVA Stadium on a limited capacity basis. Tickets range from $17 to $300 for upper bowl seating only and must be bought in pairs. 7pm. 5:30pm.

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Cody Swann is a writer and musician born and raised in Houston. When he isn't recording or touring the country with his band, Wild Moccasins, he can be found covering live music and arts events for 365 Things to Do in Houston.