Whether you're seeking excitement outdoors or a boost to your creative juices you can find plenty of things to do in and around Midtown Houston.
Best of all, you can supercharge your cheer factor at the beaucoup holiday-oriented events that are happening this weekend in Houston. Houston Arboretum
Houston Height's Holiday Home Tour
The "Height's Enchantment Holiday Tour" is set for Friday and Saturday Dec 5th and 6th. This year's tour features six delightfully decorated homes, three historic residences and three homes representing the Height's traditional architecture styles.
You'll be enlightened with the personal history, architectural features, furnishings, and decorations of each of the enchanting homes.
The best way to keep a few dollars in your pocket, is by purchasing your tickets for the tour in advance. Tickets will be available at the Heights Fire Station at 107 W. 12th and Yale Streets, and at each home.
Events at The Houston Arboretum
For a more laid back start to your weekend, come to the Houston Arboretum and be amazed at what your hands can create, as professionally trained artist, Lisa Qualls, imparts the wisdom of creating cards for the holiday or any occasion from nature.
The class covers several interesting design techniques that'll enhance your skill set, including photo transfers, handmade stamps and collage.
By the end of the learning session you"ll have cards, a carved stamp, assorted papers and some lagniappe to continue your creative experiences at home.
There are more popular places to visit in Houston in the right sidebar or try some of these cool events happening this weekend in Houston.
Jo-Ann Powers Book Signing
Dickens on The Strand
Money Show of The Southwest