Sep 7, 2013 - Dec 7, 2013 -
Take a kayak adventure through Houston's stunning urban wilderness. Includes kayak and equipment rental. Meet at Allen's Landing, Commerce and Main streets, and paddle east to Buffalo Bend Nature Park near Lockwood Drive.
Oct 5, 2013 - Dec 7, 2013 -
Take a ride on a pontoon boat and look back at the late 1800s, when Houston was founded, to learn about those important individuals and families along Buffalo Bayou who helped shape Houston. Begins at 10 a.m. Meet at Allen's Landing, 1001 Commerce St. Call ext. 4 for details.
Dec 8, 2013 -
Grab a seat alongside Oxheart's Justin Yu and Ryan Pera of Revival Market as they share the secrets and standouts of both Houston's Chinatowns. Join them as they highlight delicious dim sum destinations and visit a couple of Vietnamese outposts known for their bahn cuon, banh mi and spicy crawfish. Plus, learn the ins and outs of navigating one of the largest Asian markets in the city. Tickets required--tours often sell out in advance. Bus departs from Central Market, 3815 Westheimer, at 11 a.m.
Dec 13, 2013 - Dec 14, 2013 -
Uvalde County Fairplex.
Dec 14, 2013 - Dec 15, 2013 -
Features decorated buildings, historic characters relating stories of the past, carolers, the Houston Boychoir in St. John Church, Santa Claus and his workshop, family entertainment and holiday treats. Hours are 6-10 p.m. Saturday, and 4-8 p.m. Sunday. The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, 1100 Bagby St.
Dec 15, 2013 -
From Shaker hymns and Colonial anthems to ballads, country dances and shape-note hymns, this performance by The Rose Ensemble highlights the early forms that will later give birth to bluegrass and old-time music. A pre-concert talk begins at 4:15, with music starting at 5 p.m. Christ Church Cathedral, 1117 Texas Ave.
Sep 13, 2013 - Dec 15, 2013 -
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Jose Guadalupe Posada, considered "the father of Mexican printmaking," this exhibit presents approximately 50 pieces that explore the continuing resonance of his work. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet.
Dec 6, 2013 - Dec 15, 2013 -
Presented by Bay Area Houston Ballet and Theatre. UHCL Bayou Theatre.
Dec 6, 2013 - Dec 19, 2013 -
This musical tells the tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy's enormous size and poor toy-making abilities eventually lead him to face the truth. With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. Theatre Under The Stars, 800 Bagby.
Dec 6, 2013 - Dec 21, 2013 -
Begins at 5 p.m. Allen's Landing, Commerce and Main streets.
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