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Bruce Munro's Field of Light

November 22, 2014 – February 8, 2015
Discovery Green is proud to host Field of Light, a dazzling art installation by internationally-acclaimed artist…

Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River

October 26, 2014 – February 1, 2015
"I have painted the Seine throughout my life, at every hour, at every season," Claude Monet once said.…

Zoo Lights

November 21, 2014 – January 4, 2015
For this special night-time spectacular, the Houston Zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland, filled with…
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Bruce Munro's Field of Light

  • From: November 22, 2014 - February 08, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Discovery Green
  • Address: 1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
  • Location: Discovery Green
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Discovery Green is proud to host Field of Light, a dazzling art installation by internationally-acclaimed artist Bruce Munro. The vivid, temporary, site specific installation will be exhibited along t...

Christmas Gloria

  • From: November 29, 2014 - December 04, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: varies
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There's no better way to ring in your Holiday season than joining with family and friends for the warmth and joy of a Mercury Christmas concert. Featuring the glorious sounds of a soprano soloist on ...

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Museum Exhibitions

Dario Robleto: The Boundary of Life is Quietly Crossed

  • From: August 16, 2014 - January 11, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: The Menil Collection
  • Address: 1515 Sul Ross, Houston, TX 77006
  • Location: The Menil Collection
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Artist Dario Robleto (b. 1972) has long explored emotional themes of the human condition, including love, loss, and grief. His sculptural work, which is labor-intensive and many times involves the tr...

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Museum Exhibitions

Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence

  • From: October 02, 2014 - February 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: The Menil Collection
  • Address: 1515 Sul Ross, Houston, TX 77006
  • Location: The Menil Collection
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Art and Truth explores for the first time the resonance of Mahatma Gandhi’s ethics of nonviolence in the visual arts through both works of the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries and mast...

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Museum Exhibitions

Fangs, Feathers, and Fins: Sacred Creatures in Ancient American Art

Throughout history, humanity has been fascinated with the creatures that populate the world. In the ancient Americas, wildlife such as jaguars, harpy eagles, and killer whales became symbols of divin...

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Thanksgiving Holiday

Handmade Tamales for the Holidays at Molina's Cantina

Molina's Cantina, Houston's oldest family-owned and -operated Tex-restaturant, is offering their legendary handmade 100 percent pork butt tamales (same great tamales since 1941!) for the holidays. $1...

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Attractions Holiday

Ice Land: Ice Sculptures with SpongeBob SquarePants

  • From: November 15, 2014 - January 04, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Moody Gardens
  • Address: Seven Hope Blvd., Galveston, TX 77554
  • Location: Moody Gardens
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Moody Gardens and Nickelodeon have come together to create the Gulf Coast's only holiday ice sculpture attraction featuring the world-renowned underwater characters from Nickelodeon's SpongeBob Square...

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Museum Exhibitions

Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River

  • From: October 26, 2014 - February 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  • Address: 1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77005
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"I have painted the Seine throughout my life, at every hour, at every season," Claude Monet once said. "I have never tired of it: for me the Seine is always new." In October 2014, ...

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Museum Exhibitions

Shark!

Get to know sharks in a new interactive, informative exhibition opening at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. See what it's like to get up close and personal with sharks at the live shark touch t...

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Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving at Churrascos and Americas

  • November 27, 2014 - November 27, 2014
  • Location: Churrascos - River Oaks
  • Address: 2055 Westheimer, Suite #180, Houston, TX 77098
  • Location: Churrascos - River Oaks

Cordua Restaurants' Churrascos and Americas will be serving a Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet, from 9am-3pm on November 27. Both restaurants will be serving Americas and Churrascos classics and Thanksgivin...

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Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving at Revival Market

  • November 27, 2014 - November 27, 2014
  • Location: Revival Market
  • Address: 550 Heights Blvd., Houston, TX 77007
  • Location: Revival Market
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Thanksgiving is just four short weeks away! Whether you're excited, dreading it, or still full from last year, it's time to face reality: you do not want to receive a menacing glare from your mother-i...

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Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving Dinner with Monarch Bistro at Hotel ZaZa

  • November 27, 2014 - November 27, 2014
  • Location: Hotel ZaZa - Houston
  • Address: 5701 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005
  • Location: Hotel ZaZa - Houston

Monarch Bistro at Hotel ZaZa will be open on November 27, from 11am-10pm. They will be offering their regular lunch and dinner menu, as well as Thanksgiving a la carte menu, which includes the follow...

The Grinch’s Holiday Workshop

Join Cindy-Lou Who, the lovable dog Max and the "Mean One" himself, The Grinch, at The Grinch's Holiday Workshop, a new interactive experience opening at the Children's Museum of Houston. ...

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Museum Exhibitions

Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910

This fall, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, opens Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392-1910, the first comprehensive survey in the United States devoted to the art of t...

Wings of the City by Jorge Marin

  • From: September 05, 2014 - February 08, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Discovery Green
  • Address: 1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
  • Location: Discovery Green
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Discovery Green proudly presents Wings of the City, an exhibition of nine bronze sculptures by famed Mexican artist Jorge Marín. The free art installation will be on display throughout the par...

Zoo Lights

  • From: November 21, 2014 - January 04, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Houston Zoo
  • Location: Houston Zoo
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For this special night-time spectacular, the Houston Zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland, filled with brilliant displays of colorful lights and festive holiday music. Sip hot chocolate as you...

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2014 Holidays Around the World Online Tree Auction

  • From: November 21, 2014 - December 10, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Houston Visitors Center
  • Address: 901 Bagby, Houston, TX 77002
  • Location: Houston Visitors Center

Each year the Mayor’s Office of Trade and International Affairs works with the Consular Corps of Houston and multicultural organizations to present Holidays Around the World, a miniature tree di...

2014 TXU Energy Turkey Trot

  • November 27, 2014 - November 27, 2014
  • Location: Dillard's by the Galleria
  • Address: 4925 Westheimer, Houston, TX 77056
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Move your feet before you eat! Register today for the 22nd Annual TXU Energy Turkey Trot benefiting Neighborhood Centers and Sheltering Arms Senior Services. Runners, walkers, families, and kids ar...

65th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade

  • November 27, 2014 - November 27, 2014
  • Location: Downtown Houston
  • Address: 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, Austin, TX 78765
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Presiding over the Parade as Grand Marshals will be the stars from TLC’s television series The Little Couple, Dr. Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein along with their children, Will and Zoey. The H...

A Christmas Carol-A Ghost Story of Christmas

  • From: November 26, 2014 - December 24, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: University of Houston- Wortham Theater
  • Address: See link below *, Houston, TX 77024
  • Location: Alley Theatre
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 Houston's seasonal favorite the Houston Press described as having "Spectacular London sets ... the inimitable Dickens' tale - spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts p...

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Museum Exhibitions

A Moment: Art Installation

  • From: November 12, 2014 - December 12, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 4825 Gulf Freeway, , 77023

A Moment is a site-specific art installation that makes one stop their life "for a moment" and get out of their heads. The work is being produced for the entire facade of a building off of ...

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Thanksgiving Holiday

Americas Thanksgiving Brunch

Join us on Thursday, November 27 from 9am - 3pm for Americas Thanksgiving Brunch, featuring Americas classic holiday dishes!  

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Museum Exhibitions

Attack of the Bloodsuckers

  • From: September 20, 2014 - January 04, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77008
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It's the science of what's eating you! Discover the biological wonders of creatures that eat blood through encounters with live species and interactive stations.  

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Museum Exhibitions

Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration

  • From: September 27, 2014 - January 04, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Space Center Houston
  • Address: 1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058
  • Location: Space Center Houston
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  What mysteries lay beyond our planet? Discover the wonders that await at Beyond Planet Earth - The Future of Space Exploration when its North American premiere opens Sept. 27  

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Museum Exhibitions

Birthrights Left Behind

  • From: October 31, 2014 - June 14, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Holocaust Museum Houston
  • Address: 5401 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77004
  • Location: Holocaust Museum Houston
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Determined to create a permanent impression with her audiences, Washington, DC-area printmaker Pauline Jakobsberg uses her powerful prints - full of tenderness, caring and humanity balanced with path...

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