Free Events Thursday!

I think you know what happens next….Free (and cheap) Events Thursday!!


Fire and Ice Carnival at Discovery Green

Friday, Nov. 22nd, 2013 at 6 p.m.

1500 McKinney St.
Houston, TX 77010

The Ice presented by Xfinity opens with a spectacular event celebrating Houston’s creative spirit. Take a spin around the Ice, watch ice sculptors at work, be dazzled by fire-breathing art cars, carve your name in ice, sit in a throne made of ice and watch kids play in snow.


Houston Civic Symphony concert featuring Wayne Brooks

Friday, Nov. 22nd, 2013 at 8 p.m.

Morris Cultural Arts Center at Houston Baptist University
7502 Fondren
Houston, TX 77074

Admission is free.  Website:


Fresh Arts’ Eighth Annual Winter Holiday Art Market Preview Party and Happy Hour

Friday-Sunday; Nov. 22nd at 6 p.m and Nov. 23rd -24th at 11 am.

Winter Street Studios
2101 Winter Street
Houston, TX 77007

$10 general public for Friday for the Preview Party; free for Fresh Arts members. But if you go on Saturday or Sunday then the admission is free!

Check out their website for more details!


Yoga on the Plaza

Saturday, Nov. 23rd at 9:00 am

Instructors from Bayou Bliss Yoga will lead a 60-minute invigorating practice of yoga postures (Hatha). This practice focuses on building strength and flexibility through a sequence of flowing postures, followed by meditation.

Bring a towel, yoga mat, and water. The event will be canceled in case of inclement weather.

Rothko Chapel
1409 Sul Ross St.
Houston, TX 77006

$10 suggested donation. Go to their website and look under the “Program” tab then click on “Season by Date” and register there!


11th Annual Dickens on Cypress Creek Christmas Market

Friday-Saturday; Nov. 22nd-23rd at 9:00 am-5 pm.

Cypress Creek Christian Church
6823 Cypresswood Dr.
Spring, TX 77379

Shop nearly 80 vendors and artists of crafts, merchandise, collectibles, antiques and food in an ambiance with a Victorian flair. A raffle benefiting the Pipe Dreams Organ Project, a project raising funds for a pipe organ in the Centrum, will be held hourly with more than 80 market items being given away. Tickets for the raffle range from $1 to $5 for 6 tickets.


21st Annual Artcrawl Houston

Saturday, Nov. 23rd, 2013 at 10 a.m-9 pm.

Mother Dog Studios
712 Walnut St.
Houston, TX

The original cluster of artists’ warehouses straddling downtown open their doors during Artcrawl Houston 2013. More than 180 artists and art organizations are participating in this free event.


Mercury presents Napoleon and the Battle of Nations

Saturday, Nov. 23rd, 2013 at 8 p.m

Wortham Theater Center
501 Texas St.
Houston, TX 77002

Box Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am – 5pm

Tickets start at $10.

Join the brave and the unprecedented Napoleon on his grand quest — and penultimate defeat — in the Battle of Nations, a program that includes Haydn’s Mass in the Time of War and Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture. The concert, led by maestro Antoine Plante, features the University of Houston Concert Chorale.


Houston Symphony presents Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4

Thursday, Nov. 21st, 2013 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 23rd, 2013 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 24th, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.

Jones Hall
615 Louisiana St.
Houston, TX 77002

Tickets: $25-$119. Visit their website at or call at 713-224-7575 for tickets!


SonKiss’d Dance Theater presents InTime

Friday, Nov. 22nd, 2013 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 23rd, 2013 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 24th, 2013 at 6 p.m.

Houston ARTreach Studios
1930 Scott St.
Houston, TX 77003

Tickets are $7.30 and can be purchased at
Produced by Christopher (YungChris) Thomas. InTime is a hands-on, face-to-face, intimate and inspiring experience between the audience and performers through contemporary and street dance, live painting, live music and spoken word.
Free Events Thursday

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