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Dine Out for Charity on Galveston Island

Monday, September 21, 2020 to Sunday, October 11, 2020

Texas Restaurant Association's Galveston Chapter and Galveston Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) present a 21-day Dine Out for Charity event, featuring special meals with charitable donations built into the prices. Each of the 30 participating restaurants will feature three lunch and three dinner options that automatically include a charitable donation to one of several local […]

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Bayou City Art Festival: Virtual Experience

Monday, October 5, 2020 to Sunday, October 11, 2020
Free

This year, the Bayou City Art Festival Downtown turns into a virtual experience with an online art auction, virtual performances, art projects for kids of all ages with our nonprofit partners, creative activities with our sponsors, and more. From the safety of your home, you can purchase art from your favorite artists or discover new […]

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9:00 am

Zoo Boo at Houston Zoo

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Sunday, November 1, 2020

Houston Zoo, 200 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Zoo Boo is back. Bring your little pumpkins to the Zoo for pics at 10 different Instagrammable photo options throughout the Zoo, a Spooky Train Village, kid-friendly short stories, and more. Social Distancing & COVID-19 Precautions Zoo Boo will not include a pumpkin patch or candy giveaways this year. For the safety of the Houston […]

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10:00 am

2020 Tall Ships Throwdown Virtual Events Series & Competition

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until Saturday, October 10, 2020

Free

Galveston Historical Foundation (GHF) co-hosts the virtual 2020 Tall Ships Throwdown brings together unites ships from across the country to share in some good-natured competition while raising money and awareness for their respective programs. The online event pits 10 historical tall ships from the Americas against each other, each battling for the most votes and contributions. […]

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1:00 pm

HCCC presents Craft Chats: In Residence 13 Tour with María-Elisa Heg on Facebook Live

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Free

Take a break with Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and watch Craft Chats, a new series of short lunchtime conversations with their curators about their current exhibitions. This month, HCCC Curatorial Fellow MarÍa-Elisa Heg will discuss In Residence: 13th Edition, a unique edition of their annual resident-artists exhibition. This event will be held online on […]

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2:00 pm

2020 Tall Ships Throwdown Virtual Events Series & Competition

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until Saturday, October 10, 2020

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until Saturday, October 10, 2020

Free

Galveston Historical Foundation (GHF) co-hosts the virtual 2020 Tall Ships Throwdown brings together unites ships from across the country to share in some good-natured competition while raising money and awareness for their respective programs. The online event pits 10 historical tall ships from the Americas against each other, each battling for the most votes and contributions. […]

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2:30 pm

ALDS: Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics in Los Angeles

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 3:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 2:30 pm

One event on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 2:30 pm

One event on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 2:30 pm

The Houston Astros are off to another American League Division Series, this time facing the Oakland Athletics in a best-of-five series, broadcast live from a post-season bubble at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles, California. No fan attendance will be allowed in this round, which means you'll have to catch it from the comfort of your […]

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4:00 pm

National Museum of Funeral History’s Day of the Dead Gift Shop Live Event on Facebook

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Free

The National Museum of Funeral History hosts another edition of its Gift Shop live showcase, featuring items perfect for Day of the Dead and other fall holidays. There will be decor, unique jewelry from Mexico, Frida Kahlo handbags, and more. The live shopping experience on Facebook is an exploration of the items sold at the […]

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4:30 pm

Harris County Public Library and HGO presents Virtual Performance of Katie: The Strongest of the Strong

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Free

Harris County Public Library partners with Houston Grand Opera to present the premiere virtual presentation of Katie: The Strongest of the Strong. Based on the life of Austro-American weightlifter Katie Brumbach, Katie: The Strongest of the Strong is the charming and cheeky tale of Katie’s rise to fame, as she out lifts the strongest man […]

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5:00 pm

Love & Make’s Fragrance Design Workshop in Rice Village

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, October 30, 2020

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, October 30, 2020

Love & Make DIY Workshop in Rice Village, 2516 Times Boulevard
Houston, TX 77005 United States
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$10

Learn how to create your own signature candle fragrance with Love & Make's fragrance design experience. Love & Make instructors will walk participants through the entire fragrance-blending process in small groups or one-on-one. Then they'll turn your blend into your own, personalized candle. Click here for more information on Love & Make DIY Workshops or […]

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5:30 pm

Lexus Patio Live Music Series: Adrian Michael at One Fifth Houston

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
One Fifth, 1658 Westheimer Road
Houston , TX 77006 United States
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Spend your evening on the One-Fifth patio when they host some local musicians as part of our Lexus Patio Live Music Series. This Thursday, local singer-songwriter, Adrian Michael, performs. Admission You must make a reservation for this event. Click here to make a reservation or for more information.

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6:00 pm

Love & Make’s Fragrance Design Workshop in Rice Village

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, October 30, 2020

Love & Make DIY Workshop in Rice Village, 2516 Times Boulevard
Houston, TX 77005 United States
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$10

Learn how to create your own signature candle fragrance with Love & Make's fragrance design experience. Love & Make instructors will walk participants through the entire fragrance-blending process in small groups or one-on-one. Then they'll turn your blend into your own, personalized candle. Click here for more information on Love & Make DIY Workshops or […]

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6:45 pm

Drive-In Movie Screening of Booksmart at Raven Tower (Postponed)

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 6:45 pm
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One event on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 9:20 pm

The Raven Tower, 310 North Street
Houston, TX 77009 United States
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$30

Update 10/8/20: These screenings of Booksmart have been postponed to a future date due to expected inclement weather. The event will be rescheduled once a date has been determined. The Best Little Drive-In in HTX presents Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, Booksmart. Produced by Will Ferrell, the film features a strong cast and a clever script […]

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7:00 pm

Love & Make’s Candle Making Workshop in Rice Village

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Saturday, October 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, October 24, 2020

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Saturday, October 31, 2020

One event on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Love & Make DIY Workshop in Rice Village, 2516 Times Boulevard
Houston, TX 77005 United States
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$45

Join Love & Make for an interactive soy wax candle-making workshop. Instructors will teach you the fundamentals of candle-making from start to finish in a fun, laid-back environment. Experience the joy of designing your very own, signature candle fragrance. BYOB welcome. Click here for more information on Love & Make DIY Workshops or to book a […]

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Lone Star Flight Museum’s Plane Awesome Trivia Nights on Zoom

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 7:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm

$250

Lone Star Flight Museum hosts Plane Awesome Trivia Nights, virtual game nights that will have you virtually mingling with other enthusiasts, showing off your aviation trivia knowledge, and supporting the museum. The series is a fundraiser for the museum and prizes include a museum visit for up to 50 students, museum memberships, and Lone Star […]

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Apollo Chamber Players’ 20×2020 Virtual Festival Episode 13: Dreamtime Suite No. 5, Voices from the Steppes

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 7:00 pm
Free

Apollo Chamber Players presents the 20x2020 Virtual Festival, a series of 20 episodes of performances, each musical piece commissioned by the organization since 2014. The thirteenth episode, 20x2020 No. 13: Dreamtime Suite No. 5, Voices from the Steppes, features composer Virko Baley. Special guests include Pavel Gintov on piano and Oleg Sulyga on violin. 20x2020 Festival Apollo […]

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Evelyn Rubio in Concert at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 7:00 pm
McGonigel’s Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk Street
Houston, TX 77098 United States
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$120

Catch a live performance from blues-rock saxophone player, Evelyn Rubio at McGonigel's Mucky Duck. This show will also be live-streamed on McGonigel's Mucky Duck's Facebook page and YouTube channel. Social Distancing & COVID-19 Precautions Businesses around Greater Houston and the State of Texas are opening up and individual social distancing practices vary from location to […]

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Thursday Night Trivia at CityCentre

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, October 29, 2020

CityCentre Houston, 800 Town and Country Blvd
Houston, TX 77024 United States
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Free

Grab your friends and get ready to answer questions about sports, history, music, and more for CityCentre's weekly Trivia Night. This event will be held outdoors on CityCentre's plaza. Social Distancing & COVID-19 Precautions Businesses around Greater Houston and the State of Texas are opening up and individual social distancing practices vary from location to […]

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8:00 pm

Comedian Nacho Redondo at Houston Improv

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 8:00 pm
The Houston Improv, 7620 Katy Freeway #455
Houston, TX 77024 United States
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$50

Bust a gut when Venezuelan comedian, Nacho Redondo, performs live at Houston Improv. Nacho is known for his comedy, popular podcast, Escuela de Nada, and various other entertainment ventures. This show will be in Spanish. Social Distancing & COVID-19 Precautions All guests will be seated at their own table for their small group, socially distanced […]

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Dirty Dancing Movie Screening at GreenStreet Cinema

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm
GreenStreet, 1201 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Head to GreenStreet Cinema in Downtown for a socially distanced movie screening of the 1987 movie starring Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze, Dirty Dancing. Social Distancing & COVID-19 Precautions There will be spaced out squares, indicating separated spaces for attendees and masks are encouraged. Businesses around Greater Houston and the State of Texas are opening […]

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9:20 pm

Drive-In Movie Screening of Booksmart at Raven Tower (Postponed)

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 9:20 pm
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One event on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 9:20 pm

The Raven Tower, 310 North Street
Houston, TX 77009 United States
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$30

Update 10/8/20: These screenings of Booksmart have been postponed to a future date due to expected inclement weather. The event will be rescheduled once a date has been determined. The Best Little Drive-In in HTX presents Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, Booksmart. Produced by Will Ferrell, the film features a strong cast and a clever script […]

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