You're in the right place if your Houston weekend event has to be one that is exciting entertaining and enriching. Hopefully the mild weather will continue and we’ll get to spend lots more days enjoying the great outdoors and some of f the Houston boat tours, festivals and concerts coming up.
For those of you who are reluctant to brave the Houston weekend weather, I have thrown in a few indoors events in Houston, so everyone should be able to find something to d o this weekend.
Festivals in Houston
Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center10 am to 4:00 pm
This local Houston festival features reenactments and demonstrations about the life and times of Texas pioneers and colonist during the early years of the state and during the Texas revolution period. Some of the skills on display include:
Pioneer construction skills
Spinning and weaving
Daily settler chores
Lye soap making
Black powder weapons
Annual Texas Renaissance Festival (Weekends)
Presented by Texas Renaissance Festival at Texas Renaissance Festival
October 9-November 28, 2010
Thy merriment awaits! The Texas Renaissance Festival will open its gates for its for a few more weekends during its 36th season. The events runs from October to November each year.
Attending the kick-off of the Festival of Lights, one of the largest holiday celebrations in the region, has become a tradition for families and groups alike. There will be over 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment to get visitors into a jolly mood .
Take a trip on the ice at Galveston area’s only outdoor ice rink. Other funtastic activities during the weekend event include:
Pictures with Santa
IMAX® 3D Theater,
Ridefilm Theater and 4D Special FX Theater. Don’t forget admission to the Aquarium Pyramid®, IMAX® 3D and Ridefilm Theaters and Colonel Paddlewheel Boat can be purchased for $5 each with a Festival of Lights ticket. Skate rental is also available for just $5.
22nd Annual Tree Lighting and Ice Spectacular
Presented by The Galleria at The Galleria -- Polar Ice Skating Center
November 13, 2010
Houston Outdoors Adventures
Armand Bayou Guided Canoe Tours
Evening Concert with the Lone Star Blue Grass Band
Buffalo Bayou Kayak Tours
Free Concerts In Houston
Sunday Concert Series at Discovery Green
The fabulous greenspace is wrapping up the Sunday series soon, but you still have time to see the live spirited performance by Runaway Sun- featuring Blues, Rock and Americana.
There maybe a few more good Houston weekend events that we missed. You’re always welcome to send in your events to us or add them to the comments section.
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