iQuriousKids Calendar – November 18th to November 24th (Things to do in Houston)

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Winter is coming! The Zoo Lights are on, The ICE is opening & many such family friendly events are around the corner. Here are a few activities you can enjoy along with your family from 18th to 24th of November. Hope you have another lovely week with your family!

Zoo Lights – Houston Zoo
Friday, November 18th, 2016 to Sunday, January 15th, 2017 | The Houston Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
The Houston Zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland! TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights celebrates its fifth year as one of Houston’s most well-loved holiday traditions. Stroll through the beautiful Houston Zoo and take in the sights and sounds of the season. Enjoy festive carols, sip hot chocolate, and take in the more than 2 million lights! Fifteen miles of eco-friendly LED lighting illuminate our ancient oak trees and decorate the paths to light your way.

Girl Scout Sleepover – The Children’s Museum
Friday, November 18th, 2016 | 5:00 pm | 1500 Binz St. Houston, TX 77004 United States.
Grab your sleeping bags and come on over to the Children’s Museum of Houston. During this exclusive museum experience, scouts will have an opportunity to earn Try-It badges and patches, join a discovery guide through an overnight adventure.
Tickets are $50 per scout and $25 per chaperone.

Holidays in the Plaza at Sugar Land Town Square
Friday, November 18th, 2016 | 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM | Sugar Land Town Square15958 City Walk Sugar Land, TX 77479 United States.
Get in the Holiday spirit and bring your friends and family to the Plaza for an evening of holiday entertainment and festivities. Admission This event is free to attend. Click here for more information.

Harry Potter Event – The Children’s Museum
Saturday, November 19th, 2016 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM |  1500 Binz St. Houston, TX 77004 United States.
Say hello to your favorite characters and meet other Harry Potter fans, maybe even to discuss the newest book, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and come dressed as your favorite wizard.

Houston Via Colori in Downtown
Saturday, November 19th, 2016 | 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM | 900 Smith Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States.
Watch over 200 artists make art on the streets to celebrate the artistic spirit of Houston at the Via Colori festival in Downtown. Enjoy diverse art, live music, activities, food, and drinks.

Holidays in the Plaza at Sugar Land Town Square
Saturday, November 19th, 2016 | 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM | Sugar Land Town Square15958 City Walk Sugar Land, TX 77479 United States.
Get in the Holiday spirit and bring your friends and family to the Plaza for an evening of holiday entertainment and festivities. Admission This event is free to attend. Click here for more information.

Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Musical – The Grand
Saturday, November 19th, 2016 | 2:00 PM & 5:00 PM | 2020 Post Office St
Galveston, TX 77550 United States.
Enjoy all of your favorite characters including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph! Join Rudolph and the rest of Santa’s reindeer at The Grand in Galveston for a musical production of this classic Christmas tale. 

Houston Via Colori in Downtown
Sunday, November 20th, 2016 | 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM | 900 Smith Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States.
Watch over 200 artists make art on the streets to celebrate the artistic spirit of Houston at the Via Colori festival in Downtown. Enjoy diverse art, live music, activities, food, and drinks.

Bayou Bend & Rienzi Family Day
Sunday, November 20th, 2016 | 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM | 6003 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77007 United States.
Families are invited to enjoy art workshops, gallery games, performances, and more during this afternoon of fun presented jointly by Rienzi and Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens.

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A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story Of Christmas – Alley Theatre
Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 | 615 Texas Avenue Houston, Texas 77002
Houston’s seasonal favorite described by the Houston Press as having “Spectacular London sets… the inimitable Dickens’ tale – spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present and future.” A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas returns this year with a re-telling of Charles Dickens’ classic story, which follows Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey with the three ghostly spirits who visit him on Christmas Eve. A Christmas Carol instills a powerful message about redemption and the spirit of the holiday season.

The ICE powered by Green Mountain Energy – Discovery Green
Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 | Discovery Green Conservancy,  1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010.
The winter season kicks off on November 22, 2016 with Frostival, a fun-filled night celebrating the opening of The ICE at Discovery Green powered by Green Mountain Energy Company as well as the debut of the winter art installations, Firmament and Enchanted Promenade!

FROSTIVAL! Winter Celebration – Discovery Green
Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 | 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM | Discovery Green Conservancy,  1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010.
The winter season kicks off on November 22, 2016 with Frostival a fun-filled night celebrating the opening of The ICE at Discovery Green powered by Green Mountain Energy Company as well as the debut of the winter art installations, Firmament and Enchanted Promenade!

Thursday Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00-9:00pm

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