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An urban park in the heart of downtown Houston. In less than four years, the site that became Discovery Green was transformed from an undeveloped, concrete eyesore into a beautiful and vibrant destination adjacent to the George R. Brown Convention Center. Discovery Green exemplifies a successful public-private partnership between the City of Houston and Discovery Green Conservancy. Find out more!

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Texas Renaissance Festival
weekends October 11 - November 30, 2014
21778 FM 1774 Todd Mission, TX 77363

Each of our 8 weekends showcases an exciting and unique theme. These Adventures have been fashioned to spotlight those shows, characters, food, drink, shops, artists and games that will enhance your festival experience. Details.
Wings Over Houston Airshow
November 1 - 2, 2014
Ellington Airport 510 Ellington Field, Houston, TX

One of Houston's largest non-profit civic events, the Wings Over Houston Airshow proceeds are used to sponsor the Wings Over Houston Scholarship Program for college students studying for careers in aviation, Aviation Career Education (ACE) Summer Academy for high school juniors and seniors interested in aviation, Commemorative Air Force aircraft restoration and flying historical programs, Exchange Club of Sugar Land, Rotary Club, and many other area non-profit groups. Details.
19th Annual Children's Festival
November 8, 2014
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, TX

Entertainment spans from local community performances to awarding-winning children’s performers, meaning you are sure to enjoy the show! Lots of activities are located in the different zones, so every child has something to enjoy. Details.
2014 Houston Heart Walk
November 8, 2014
Reliant Park Houston, TX

Competitive 5k walk to promote walking as a part of a healthy lifestyle, while raising funds to support cardiovascular research and educational programs for the American Heart Association. Details.
19th Annual Children's Festival
November 8 - 9, 2014
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion 2005 Lake Robbins Dr, The Woodlands, TX

Entertainment spans from local community performances to awarding-winning children’s performers, meaning you are sure to enjoy the show! Lots of activities are located in the different zones, so every child has something to enjoy. Details.
Walk MS: Houston
November 9, 2014 8:00am
University of Houston 4500 University Dr, Houston, Texas

Come out and walk for "the future of a world free of MS". MS Society funds cutting edge research, drives change through advocacy and helps people with MS and their families move forward with their lives. Details.
Houston's Annual Veterans Day Celebration
November 11, 2014
Kicking off at City Hall and then the Parade

Houston Shows Support with Ceremony, Parade, and AT&T Veterans Job Fair. Mayor Annise D. Parker and the City of Houston will show support for our Armed Forces and celebrate the annual “Houston Salutes American Heroes” Veterans Day Celebration. Details.
Soiree Beaujolais & Beyond!
November 20, 2014
JW Marriott Houston 5150 Westheimer, Houston, TX

This food & wine festival is an annual Houston tradition organized by the French American Chamber of Commerce. It is dedicated to celebrate France’s nation-wide Beaujolais festival, which allows one to discover the delicate flavors of the Beaujolais wine. Details.
A Christmas Carol
November 25 - December 24, 2014
Alley Theatre 4116 Elgin, Houston, TX

Houston's seasonal favorite is described by the Houston Press as having "Spectacular London sets ... the inimitable Dickens' tale – spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present and future." The show returns this year with a re-telling of Charles Dickens' classic story, which follows Ebenezer Scrooge's journey with the three ghostly spirits that visit him on Christmas Eve. Details.
TXU Energy Turkey Trot
November 27, 2014
Dillard’s by the Galleria Houston, TX

Bring your family and friends together and join us for a fun and healthy Thanksgiving tradition that everyone will love. Sign up today! Details.
"The Nutcracker"
November 28 - 30 & December 6 - 28, 2014
Brown Theater at Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas St Houston, TX

Journey with Clara as she dances on the arm of the Nutcracker Prince to the stunning Land of Snow and the delectable Kingdom of Sweets. There are so many reasons to delight in The Nutcracker: the giant Christmas tree, the dancing dolls, Mother Ginger and her adorable clowns, the lavish sets and the iconic Tchaikovsky score. Details.
The Radio City Christmas Spectacular
December 5 - 28, 2014
Sarofim Hall The Hobby Center 800 Bagby St Houston, TX

Featuring brand-new scenes, new sets & costumes, breathtaking special effects and an unforgettable new finale! The Rockettes perform 5 new numbers, showcasing their signature eye-high kicks and incredible precision dance style in some of the most challenging numbers ever conceived. In one of those brand-new scenes, New York at Christmas, the Rockettes will board a life size double-decker tour bus, taking audiences on a guided tour through the streets of New York City! Details.
2014 Jingle Bell Run/Walk
December 13, 2014
Northshore Park The Woodlands, TX

Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Raise funds to help find a cure for arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. Run or walk a 5 kilometer route with your team members and celebrate the season by giving. Be part of the largest holiday 5K race series aimed to fight arthritis! Details.
Jingle Bell Walk & Run
December 14, 2014
Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA 808 Pease St, Houston, TX

A fun run and family festival held in the heart of Downtown Houston during the holiday season. This event is open to persons of all fitness levels. Participants are also encouraged to dress up in their best holiday costumes and enjoy the festivities with the whole family. Details.
Handel's Messiah
December 18 - 20, 2014
Christ Evangelical Presbyterian Church 8300 Katy Frwy Houston, TX

As our eleventh season unfolds, we anticipate yet another wonderful experience for the Christmas season. The CEPC choir and orchestra along with special guest soloists will once again delight you with this special masterwork. Handel’s Messiah has become a wonderful tradition Details.
Houston 12K of Christmas
December 20, 2014
Discovery Green Park

We will have hot cocoa, appearances by jolly old St. Nick and his elves, Christmas carolers and much more holiday fun! We will loop through Houston's downtown streets and in to Midtown. The race will start and finish at the festive Discovery Green. Stay tuned for race updates from the North Pole! Details.

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