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The To-Doux List: October 4-6

This weekend brings mini makeovers, jewelry for a cause, and yoga at the bar.

By Abby Ledoux October 3, 2019

THE TO-DOUX LIST is lifestyle editor Abby Ledoux’s weekly roundup of pop-ups, markets, and whatever else she feels like doing around Houston each Friday–Sunday (generally). To submit an event for consideration, email details to [email protected].

Yoga at Axelrad

When: Saturday, October 5 (10:30–11:30 a.m.) and Sunday, October 6 (10:30–11:30 a.m.)
Where: Axelrad, 1517 Alabama St.
What: Bring your own mat, towel, and water for this $5, hour-long community yoga class (held inside, upstairs) with local instructor Gabby Meyer, then reward yourself with a drink—all in one place. May we suggest the "Impeachmint?"

Fall Refresh with MIRTH & Kjaer Weis

When: Saturday, October 5; 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Where: Lemon Laine, 714 Yale St. Suite 1K
What: Reset for the season with mini makeovers from sustainable beauty brand Kjaer Weis and shop Houston-based brand MIRTH's new fall collection featuring '70s-inspired prairie dresses, peasant blouses, floral prints, and hand-loomed fabrics. Plus, permanent bracelets welded in-person by KB Design, natural wines from Heights Grocer, and charcuterie bites by Graze.

Kendra Scott Gives Back

When: Saturday, October 5; 1–3 p.m.
Where: Participating Kendra Scott stores (Rice Village, CityCentre, First Colony Mall, Market Street, and Baybrook Mall)
What: If you needed another excuse to add to your Kendra collection, look no further: In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the famously charitable Texan will donate a portion of all proceeds from purchases made at participating stores during this time to The Rose, a Houston-based non-profit that helps all women access quality breast health care. It's the perfect opportunity to snag a piece from Scott's just-released Breast Cancer Awareness Collection, which includes limited-edition designs in blush dichroic glass plus butterfly charms, available year-round, supporting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

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Join us at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston for an amazing Sip & Stroll on Oct. 5th from 4pm to 7pm. Visit the Bayou Bend Collection and Garden's 14-acre estate and mansion, sip on some wine, and shop heirloom quality wares. Once the home of esteemed Houston civic leader and philanthropist Ima Hogg, the Bayou Bend collection's display of furnishings, ceramics, artworks and more form the perfect conversation with our own pieces rooted in traditional craftsmanship with a modern twist. We're honored to be the featured artists in this event, and can't wait to share our Fall line in such a lush environment - we've even got an exclusive just for this occasion! ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #sosevents #houstonherewecome #houstonevents #houstonmuseums #mfah #featuredartist

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Sip & Stroll at Bayou Bend

When: Saturday, October 5; 4–7 p.m.
Where: Bayou Bend, 6003 Memorial Dr.
What: Stroll the legendary River Oaks grounds and gardens—wine in hand—for $20 ($18 for MFAH members). The ticket includes one drink plus entry to the mansion, where a special shopping experience awaits with a curated pop-up from Son of a Sailor, a Texas-made jewelry and accessories brand. Shop the new fall collection—full of rustic details like leather and terra cotta beads—plus exclusive items available only at Sip & Stroll.

Montrose Morning Market

When: Sunday, October 6; 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Where: 1248 W. Gray
What: This weekly indoor-outdoor market brings local artisans, farmers, entrepreneurs and more together for one-stop shopping (and eating and drinking). Plus...free mimosas? Say no more. 

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