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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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The Nutcracker
November 25 – December 27, 2016
Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX

Snowflakes. Sword fights. Dancing dolls. And a Christmas tree that reaches the sky. Stanton Welch's opulent new production promises everything you love about The Nutcracker, brighter and more splendid than ever. In this, the most traditional tale, Clara and Drosselmeyer travel together to the Land of the Sweets where the Sugar Plum Fairy is reunited with her prince - and where the magic happens. Details.
A Mozart Thanksgiving
November 26 - 27, 2016
Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St Houston, TX

Give thanks for Mozart when veteran soloist and conductor Jeffrey Kahane leads an all-Mozart program this Thanksgiving weekend. Mozart’s dramatic Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor is the perfect foil for his charming and sensuous Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major. Details.
Very Merry Pops
December 2 - 4, 2016
Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St Houston, TX

In typical Very Merry Pops tradition, expect a “Winter Wonderland” which includes sweeping sounds of the Houston Symphony Chorus, beautiful new arrangements by our maestro—and of course, Santa! Details.
12 Days of Christmas
Saturday, December 3, 2016 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St Houston, TX

Join the orchestra, along with the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Chorale, to hear calling birds, French hens, turtle doves and, of course, a partridge in a pear tree, performed on stage in an interactive audience-participation program. Details.
XPLORE Houston - Urban Adventure Race
Saturday, December 3, 2016 12:00 p.m.
Downtown Houston, TX

Your team can travel on foot or use public transit as you race to various locations around the city, solve clues, and interact with locals to complete wild challenges along the way. XPLORE is a massive scavenger hunt gone wild where you'll get to experience the city like never before, meet lots of other fun adventurers, and get a great workout! Details.
Child Advocates of Fort Bend 25th Christmas Home Tour
Friday, December 9, 2016 • 10am until 4pm, and 6pm until 9pm Candlight Tour
Saturday, December 10, 2016 • 10am until 4pm • Homes in Fort Bend County

Don't miss this Fabulous event now in its 25th year. Child Advocates of Fort Bend showcases homes lavishly decorated for the holidays as a way of raising money to support their programs. With the help of professional decorators and florists, homeowners decorate their homes for Christmas and open them to the public. This is one of Child Advocates of Fort Bend's largest fundraising events. Details.
2016 Men's College Cup
December 9 - 11, 2016
BBVA Compass Stadium 2200 Texas Ave Houston, TX

East downtown will be humming as the cup promises the excitement of the top 4 Division I teams competing for the national title. Details.
Handel's Messiah
December 16 - 18, 2016
Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St Houston, TX

This timeless classic is brought to life through brilliant Baroque arias and rousing choruses. From “Ev’ry Valley” to the famed “Hallelujah” chorus, Handel’s Messiah is a true Houston Symphony holiday tradition. Details.
Texas Bowl
Wednesday, December 28, 2017 8:00 p.m.
NRG Stadium Reliant Pkwy, Houston, TX

Our vision is to create a thrilling fan experience, deliver a memorable conference, school and athlete experience, positively impact our charity partner and establish Houston as one of the great bowl cities in America. Details.
Commitment Day
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Life Time Fitness, 815 Town & Country Lane, Houston, TX

Start the New Year off on the right foot – literally – by joining thousands of others for a nationwide 5K Fun Run and Walk. Continue the celebration by inviting all of your family and friends for a weekend filled with entertaining events and activities for everyone. Yep – that’s right, everyone in your community is invited! Details.
11th Annual MLK Youth Parade Midtown Houston
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Midtown1300 Holman St Houston, TX

During The 11th Annual MLK Youth Parade, 200,000 Spectators are expected and has a Viewing Audience of more than 4,000,000. The parade consists of 10 Parade floats 20 Marching bands Details.
Chevron Houston Marathon
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Downtown Houston, TX

As you run this highly acclaimed course, you’ll be cheered on by more than 200,000 supporters and spectators who make Houston renowned for its hospitality. From belly dancers, Elvis impersonators and tuba players to marching bands, radio stations, cheerleaders and bag pipers, a multitude of Hoopla brigadiers line the course to entertain and cheer you on to the finish! Details.
Houston Super Bowl
All year events
Game Day, Sunday, February 5, 2017
Give Texans the opportunity to put on a big show and they will never disappoint. Marke your calendar for Sunday, February 5, 2017 and come early for Houston celebrations, parties, attractions and concerts!! Check back often!! Details.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
March 7 - 26, 2017
NRG Stadium Reliant Pkwy, Houston, TX

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ was organized for charitable, educational and scientific purposes to encourage and promote the breeding, raising and marketing of better livestock and farm products at public fairs and to promote and maintain research and educational functions within the livestock industry. Details.

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Vacation Cake - We Save Room for You

University of Houston Cougar Sports--Don't miss out on all the exciting Sports action happening with Cougar Men's and Women's Basketball Teams - Men's Baseball, Women's Softball and Outdoor Track and Field.

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