Nov 4–6

5 Reasons We're Ready for the Weekend

From fresh falafel at Turkish Fest to hundreds of makers at Art on the Avenue, ring in November with these Bayou City happenings.

By Jeanne Lyons Davis November 2, 2016

Art on the Avenue

Nov 5 | Winter Street Studios

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It's not too early to start your holiday shopping! Join more than 1,000 Houstonians as they shop from the wares of 300 local artists at the 20th annual silent charity auction, benefitting the neighborhood revitalization work of non-profit Avenue Community Development Corporation (CDC).

Free. Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter Street. 713-864-8099.

Turkish Festival

Nov 5–6 | Jones Plaza

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Now in its 25th year, this crowd favorite features a weekend’s worth of Turkish delights, including a grand bazaar, great food and the always-popular Turkish disco dance hour. 

$6 for adults; free for children under 12. Jones Plaza, 601 Louisiana St.


Nov 4 at 7 | Toyota Center

You'll want to swing from the chandelier after seeing the illusive bang-sporting musician croon hits like "Cheap Frills" and "The Greatest." Don't miss special guest Miguel or forget your large hair bows and vision-obstructing wigs.

From $125. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk St.

The Temptations & Four Tops

Nov 5 at 8:30 | Arena Theatre

We dare you not to sing along as the legendary Motown ensemble belts out billboard hits like “Just My Imagination,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone” and “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg.”

$49.50–69.50. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy. 713-772-5900.


Nov 5–Dec 1 | Archway Gallery

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Gene Hester and Liz Conces Spencer, Lavender Crepe

Opening this weekend, don't miss Texas natives Liz Conces Spencer and Gene Hester, longtime collaborators, present solo and joint works that explore the beauty of the everyday.

Free. 2305 Dunlavy St. 713-522-2409.

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