Your Extended Christmas List of Things to do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston Christmas weekend with our super-expanded, six-day Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, December 21 to Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, 2018.  Make your way through four interactive Christmas installations, lace up your skates to hit the ice at Discovery Green, Read More …

How The Ugly Sweater Tradition Began

The ugly Christmas sweater has become a ubiquitous feature of the holiday season, on par with grumbling about Black Friday or wrestling with the Christmas lights.  These tacky garments are now being re-appropriated from their perpetual spot in the wardrobe of great-aunt Edna or your Read More …

Turkey Pardoning Became a Thing

Since 1947, the National Turkey Federation has presented the President of the United States with one live turkey and two dressed turkeys, in a ceremony known as the National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation. John F. Kennedy was the first president reported to spare the turkey given to him (he announced he Read More …

Your 4th of July Weekend of Things to Do

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this Fourth of July weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Independence Day, Friday, July 6 to Sunday, July 8, 2018. Get crafty in a BYOB watercolor painting class; run a family-friendly 5K at Karbach Brewery, join a sand Read More …

10 Fun Facts About 4th of July You Probably Forgot

It’s time to stock up on beer, brats, fireworks, and apparel with the American flag plastered all over it because Independence Day is nearly here! Before you fire up the grill and set off those sparklers, bone up on some interesting history with these 4th of July Read More …

Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle’s Diamond Tiara

Meghan Markle wore a stunning diamond tiara designed for Queen Mary loaned to her by the Queen as she walked down the aisle of St George’s Chapel, but what is the Queen Mary tiara and where did Meghan get the tiara? The beautiful detailed diamond Read More …

Your Minecraft List of Things to Do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, May 18 to Sunday, May 20, 2018.  Play a heated round of tug-of-war to raise funds for puppies, kick back with Cajun tunes and grub at the Bayou Jamboree, check Read More …

Cinco de Mayo Fun on Your Things to do This Weekend List

  Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, May 4 to Sunday, May 6, 2018.    Dress up like a flapper girl for a roaring ’20s soiree, catch a free, outdoor performance by the Houston Ballet, drink Read More …

Your Earth Day List of Things to do This Weekend!

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, April 20 to Sunday, April 22, 2018.    Bask in the sounds of soaring movie scores by John Williams, spend a night at the zoo, channel your inner ’80s high Read More …

The Mystery Behind The Creation of The Margarita on Margarita Day!

The margarita is often hailed as the quintessential “Mexican” cocktail, but just like cervesa, the origins of the drink are not definitively Mexican. Simply put, no one knows who dreamed up this delicious cocktail – but the stories behind the invention of the margarita are Read More …