Thursday, October 25, 2012

Heights Happenings: October 27- October 31, 2012

Sorry I missed last week. I had a sick kiddo at home and we spent a lot of time snuggling on the couch and reading books. It was so nice to slow down, but I wish I didn't have to have a sick baby on my hands to make it happen.

Sunday, October 28, 5 pm: Fried chicken madness at Revival Market
  • The neighborhood’s favorite butchery will have tons of seating and the ability to crank out a lot of dinners in a short amount of time. 
  • Jim Beam is also providing some bourbon for delicious complimentary cocktails. 
  • No tickets needed. This chicken is first come, first served till they run out. 
  • $24.95 per plate. 
  • Cocktail on the house, BYOB welcome.
    Dinner Menu
  • ~ Fried Chicken
    ~ Collard Greens
    ~ Jalapeño Corn Bread
    ~ Apple Cobbler with Ice Cream
Saturday, October 27, 6 pm: Heights Progressive Dinner

Monday, October 29, 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm: Arts on Wheels for toddlers at Proctor Park 
  • Arts on Wheels focuses on art projects that promote a toddler's (ages 18 months- 3+) physical and mental development as they explore the world of art.
  • This will be a 5 week course starting this Monday from 3:30-4:30 in the facilities building at Proctor Park
  • 803 West Temple Street
  • To sign up for class (or learn more about the program) please contact Arts on Wheels founder Jamie Holcomb at:
  • You can also visit her Facebook page 

Wednesday, October 31: Halloween
  • Don't forget that Wednesday is Halloween. Keep your porch light on if you're going to hand out candy. Shut it off and keep the house dark if you're not. 
  • Drive carefully. Kids will be everywhere!


Saturday, November 3, 10am -4pm: St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Autumn Bazaar 
  • The Bazaar will feature more than 50 area artisans, crafters, and specialty vendors. 
  • Admission to this day of fabulous shopping, food and fun is free.
  • This event is a great place to start your holiday shopping. Items available for purchase will include home décor, jewelry, gourmet foods, purses, handmade quilts, art and photography, toys, pottery, candles, yard art, baby items, home baked goodies, and much, much more!
  • Rain or shine. 
  • For more information, visit
  • 1819 Heights Boulevard

The other news is all about shopping. Must be getting close to the holidays!

Holiday Shopping Card starts today! 
  • It is on sale right now at Buchanan's, and can be used for a 10-day period beginning Oct. 25, ending Nov. 4. THe card gets you 20% off purchases at selected retailers throughout Houston.  Sales of the card benefit the American Cancer Society.  Visit Buchanan’s Bungalow for more information. 
  • Other Heights businesses include Chippendale’s Antiques, CODA, Eclectic Home, Langford Market, OoLaLa, Wind Water Gallery and more

  • This new shop carries retro and vintage clothing for men and women who probably also love their cars, rods, trucks and bobbers!  
  • Everything from t-shirts to jeans and Dickies and more for guys. For ladies, they have baby t's, blouses, skirts, bags and much more.  
  • They are also one of the very few retailers who carry Woverine shoes.  
  • 244 W 19th

Sale at Urban Western!
If Rockabilly isn’t your thing, maybe you swing more country. Urban Western Houston carries country style faves like Miss Me, 7 Diamonds, Corral, Roar and more.  
Be sure to stop in and check out the clearance bargains with items 40-60% OFF original price through 10/31/2012.
550-A Heights Blvd.


Thursday, October 25, 5:30 pm: Evening with Hermann Park Architect Peter Bohlin
  • In celebration of Hermann Park's Centennial in 2014, the Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD) and the Hermann Park Conservancy have worked together to enhance the park, with more projects to come. The Houston Garden Center is set to be transformed into the Centennial Gardens, a lushly planted landscape destined to become a favorite spot for Houstonians.
  • Award-winning architect Peter Bohlin has been selected to design the entry pavilion for the Centennial Gardens. The Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the Hermann Park Conservancy will co-sponsor a lecture and discussion with Mr. Bohlin, where he will talk about his design philosophy and the plans for Hermann Park. The discussion will be moderated by Sarah M. Whiting, Dean of the Rice School of Architecture.
  • Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 1001 Bissonnet Street
  • 5:30 p.m. Reception in the lobby of the Caroline Wiess Law Building
  • 6:30 p.m. Lecture and Discussion in the Brown Auditorium Theater   
  • Free printed tickets are required and are available at ("View Full Calendar") or by calling 713.639.7771

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