Saturday, November 26, 2022
- Get Fit in Midtown at Bagby Park | FREE – Featured instructor Roz Jones conducts a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) class at 9:30am, followed by a yoga flow class at 10:30am, for all fitness levels at Bagby Park in Midtown. 9:30am to 11:30am.
- Holiday Story Time at Brazos Bookstore | FREE – Brazos Children’s Specialist Laura G hosts the first of four holiday story times, reading from Susan Cooper’s The Shortest Day and The Lights That Dance in the Night by Yuval Zommer. 10:30am.
- Black Swan Yoga on the Skylawn at Post Houston | FREE – Join Black Swan Yoga for a morning session among the skyscrapers of Downtown Houston. Bring your own mat, toyel and water bottle. 11am.
- Intempo Dance presents The Nutcracker at Children’s Museum Houston – Dance through the land of the Sugarplum Fairy with Intempo Dance Ensemble as they bring a preview of The Nutcracker to Museum District. $15 for ages 1 and up. 11am to 1:30pm.
- 7th Year Anniversary Celebration at SpindleTap Brewery | No Cover – The North Houston brewery hosts an all-day family-friendly celebration that includes several new beer releases, including a new barrel-aged stout and triple IPA, plus a live DJ, food trucks, and more. No cover, but party packages, which include an anniversary 4-pack and commemorative glass, are $25 and up. 11am to 10pm.
- College Football: Houston Cougars vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane at TDECU Stadium – The Coogs football squad hosts the final game of the regular season on Senior Day and Fan Appreciation Day. $15 and up. Time TBD.
- College Basketball: Houston Cougars vs. Kent State at Fertitta Center – The red hot Coogs basketball team will get a look at Kent State on their home court. $20 and up, but you may find hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. Timed TBD.
- Japanese Maki Rolls Cooking Class at William Price Distilling Company – All skill levels are welcome at this cooking class at the Garden Oaks distillery, where you can learn how to craft Japanese maki rolls for a sushi night at home. $55. Noon to 2pm.
- Holiday in the Plaza at CityCentre | FREE – Visit with Santa and two of his reindeer while you enjoy holiday classic from the Houston Show Choir and more at the Memorial City shopping and dining hub. Free, but bring a new, unwrapped toy to be donated for a complimentary photo with Santa. Noon to 5pm.
- Small Business Saturday Holiday Market at Sugar Land Town Square | FREE – Shop from more than 65 artists, creatives and makers while you enjoy holiday entertainment, live music and dining at nearby restaurants. Noon to 5pm.
- 12 Years, No One Cares Anniversary Bash at No Label Brewing Co. | No Cover – Celebrate a dozen years of craft brewing at the Katy brewery’s birthday bash that includes live music, food trucks, beer releases, an appearance by Santa, and more. Noon to 11pm.
- BLCK Market Pop-Up: Small Business Saturday at East River | FREE – Get a head start on your holiday shopping at BLCK Market’s Small Business Saturday edition, which provides an assortment of Black-owned, local businesses, vendors and creators to shop from. 1pm to 5pm.
- Holiday Cocktail Making Class at Blossom Hotel Houston – Learn to mix up holiday cheer, in the form of egg nog, Brandy Alexander, and a holiday punch in a one-hour class at the Museum District boutique hotel, $30. 2pm.
- Baby Shark Live: The Christmas Show! at Smart Financial Centre – The beloved children’s characters, Baby Shark and Pinkfong, come to life in a one-of-a-kind immersive experience going into the jungle and under the sea to explore shapes, colors, numbers and more. The show features hit songs, including “Baby Shark,” “Five Little Monkeys,” “Wheels On The Bus,” and “Monkey Banana Dance,” plus holiday classics like “Jingle Bells” and more. $39.50 and up. 2pm.
- Letsdothishouston: Night Light Bike Ride to Post Houston – Hit the streets of Houston on two wheels at this night light ride that starts in Third Ward and ends at Post Houston in Downtown. Stick around for food, drinks and mingling. $11; $28.50 including a bike rental. 4:30pm to 8pm.
- Holiday Tree Lighting & ArtWalk in Downtown Galveston | FREE – Head to Saengerfest Park in Galveston’s Strand district for the annual lighting of the Christmas tree, plus see Santa and participate in the Galveston Art Center’s ArtWalk where you can tour local galleries and enjoy live entertainment throughout Downtown. 6pm to 8pm.
- Flea by Night with DJ Felipe Galvan at Discovery Green | FREE – Head to the Downtown green space for another edition of their evening market, and enjoy cumbia, ska and rockabilly tunes from DJ Felipe Galvan, of Houston’s own Los Skarnales. 6pm to 10pm.
- Comedian Rodney Bigham at MATCH – Get ready for a night of uproarious laughter when the “Heavyweight Champ of Comedy” comes to MATCH, joined by Chilly Bill Smith and MC Lotto. $25 and up. 7pm.
- Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder at Toyota Center – Two of the youngest squads in the NBA face each other on the Toyota Center hardwood. $20 and up. 7pm.
- She Wants Revenge with Twin Tribes at White Oak Music Hall – Two years after the darkwave goth rock band, She Wants Revenge, announced their disbandment, they’ve reappeared with plans to retake the rock and roll scene and will be stopping in Houston on their Disappear tour. $20 and up. 8pm.
- Jessi Uribe & Joss Favela in Concert at House of Blues – Colombian artist Jessi Uribe joins forces with Joss Favela from Sinaloa for the Tequila & Guaro Tour, stopping by Downtown’s House of Blues. $69 and up. 8pm.
- The Gatlin Brothers: Country & Christmas Concert at the Grand 1894 Opera House – The Grammy Award–winning country trio has performed for more than 65 years, and now they’ll bring to Galveston a holiday concert of Christmas songs and country classics. $31.50 and up. 8pm.
- The Band of Heathens in Concert at the Heights Theater – Catch a set from Austin-based rockers, the Band of Heathens, when they stop by the Heights stage. $26 and up. 8pm.
- Markus Schulz DJ Set at Bauhaus – German DJ and producer Markus Schulz hits the decks in Downtown at Bauhaus. $30. 10pm to 2am.
- Phantoms DJ Set at Stereo Live Houston – The Los Angeles-based EDM duo heads to the West Houston nightclub for a night of pulse-pounding tunes. $5 and up. 10pm to 2am.
Sunday, November 27, 2022
- Sunday Funday Destinations Around Greater Houston – Not sure where to get your midday Sunday good vibes on? Find the best daytime destinations to wrap up your weekends—or keep them going in this case of this long Labor Day Weekend around the H-Town metro—in EaDo and the East End, Montrose’s Westheimer Curve, Midtown, Garden Oaks/Oak Forest, Arts District Houston, River Oaks District, The Woodlands, Clear Lake, the “Gayborhood” and other LGBTQ+ favorites, and more. Times vary.
- Nutcracker in the Park at League Park | FREE – Bring the whole family to League Park in League City for a full day of Nutcracker-themed activities like ballet classes, a scavenger hunt, the Mouse King Market, a Holiday Tree Lighting, and more. 8am to 6pm.
- Wreath Making at Houston Botanic Garden – Katherine McDaniel, founder, and director of Synkroniciti, shows participants how to combine found natural objects and accessories to decorate a 14” grapevine base perfect for hanging on a front door or wall during the holiday season. $30. 10am to noon.
- MFAH on the Move: Bilingual Yoga at Cullen Sculpture Garden | FREE – Yuri Amor Perez and fellow FiTMiX instructors get you up and moving with free yoga class in English and Spanish at Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s Cullen Sculpture Garden. 11am to noon.
- Cousins Maine Lobster Pop-Up at Ingenious Brewing Co. | No Cover – Enjoy tasty Maine lobster rolls, lobster tacos, or a lobster grilled cheese as Cousins Maine Lobster sets up at the Humble brewery. Noon to 8pm.
- Freaks on a Leash in Concert at Rise Rooftop | FREE with RSVP – The Korn tribute act, Freaks on a Leash perform live at Rise Rooftop along with openers, Def Tunes, and Cold Day Memory. 2pm.
- Rocky Mountain High Experience: A John Denver Christmas at Hobby Center – One of the most iconic voices of the 1970s, John Denver’s unforgettable folk sounds catapulted him to the top of the charts. Rick Schuler offers this tribute concert, featuring inspirational carols and holiday classics from Denver’s Christmas albums and specials. $70 and up. 3pm and 7pm.
- SX Branch & Co. presents The Real Reason at MATCH – Catch a one-day performance of this holiday play about the Duncan family that is excited for its chance to host the big family Christmas dinner, until life happens and offers unexpected circumstances to navigate. $12 and up. 5pm.
- Tejas Got Soul: Avizo in Concert at Discovery Green | FREE – The Grammy-nominated Tejano band from Houston, Avizo, hits the stage in Discovery Green for the next installment of the Tejas Got Soul concert series. 5pm to 7pm.
- An Evening with Nigella Lawson at Wortham Center – The internationally renowned chef and food writer comes to Downtown to talk her latest book, Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, Recipes and Stories. Brazos Bookstore will also be on-site for book purchases. $29 and up. 6:30pm.
- Feng Suave in Concert at White Oak Music Hall – The Amsterdam-based psych pop outfit, Feng Suave, hits the stage at White Oak. $17 and up. 7pm.
- Charlie Robison in Concert at Dosey Doe: the Big Barn – Country music singer-songwriter Charlie Robison performs for one night–only at the Big Barn in the Woodlands. $80 and up. 7:30pm.
- Isabel Pantoja in Concert at Smart Financial Centre – With dozens of albums stretching back to 1974, the Spanish singer brings her Enamórate Tour to Sugar Land. $45 and up. 8pm.
- Half-Off Backbar at Trash Panda Drinking Club | No Cover – Enjoy deep discounts on liquors on the back bar at this Northside Village drinkery. 9pm to 2am.
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