Events Calendar

October 4, 2019
Jean-Jacques Lequeu: Visionary Architect, Drawings from the Bibliothèque nationale de France

View this famed architect’s detailed drawings, which range from proposals submitted to government entities to fantastic structures never intended to be constructed and more.

Friday, October 4, 2019 – Sunday, January 5, 2020

The Menil Collection

1533 Sul Ross St.

Houston, TX 77006

Purchase tickets here.


October 12, 2019
Dorothy Hood

McClain Gallery features this late Houston artist’s large-scale paintings that bring together elements of surrealism, modernism and abstraction under the theme Illuminated Earth, and depict physical and metaphorical landscapes.

Saturday, October 12, 2019 – Saturday, December 21, 2019

McClain Gallery

2242 Richmond Ave.

Houston, TX 77098

Purchase tickets here.


October 25, 2019
MARDI GRAS MASQUERADE

MARDI GRAS MASQUERADE

Tuesday, FEBRUARY 25, 2020

A Mardi Gras Masquerade benefitting LEAD includes live music, king cakes, a live auction, and more… Bring your mask and dancing shoes! Benefitting, Letting Everyone Achieve Dreams (LEAD) Honoree, Chris Barbic.TARIFF: Tables $2,500 and Individual tickets $325

The Astorian

2500 Summer St.

Houston, TX 77007

6:00 PM-10:00 pm

CONTACT: Dejon B. Hawthorne, 832-930-7016, dejon@houstonlead.org

Learn more here


October 27, 2019
Beatriz González: A Retrospective

October 27, 2019 - January 20, 2020

This is the first large-scale U.S. exhibition dedicated to the work of Colombian artist Beatriz González, spanning more than six decades and 100 works. Selections include paintings, drawings, silkscreen prints, curtains, everyday objects and more.

Museum of Fine Arts Houston

1001 Bissonnet St.

Houston, TX 77005

RSVP here


November 14, 2019
A NIGHT OUT

A NIGHT OUT

Thursday, November 14, 2019

This event at River Oaks Country Club features a dinner, fashion show, silent auction and an exciting game of “Heads or Tails,” all contributing to the goal of generating funds to provide professional attire for disadvantaged women transitioning into the workforce. Houston Life Co-host Courtney Zavala will emcee and share eight client success stories from women who have received DFSH services. Benefitting, Dress for Success Houston. Individual tickets are $250. Table sponsorship starts at $2,500. Table sponsorship and ticket link: http://bit.ly/2Gvtotp. Chairmen, Jennifer Briscoe, Amanda Johansen, Sidney Short Fagan, Leanne Schneider, Theresa Bazan, Rekea Lewis, Laurie-Leigh White, Susan Oehl. Honorees, Courtney Zavala.

River Oaks Country Club

1600 River Oaks Blvd.

Houston, TX 77019

6:00-9:30 PM

CONTACT: Lauren Levicki Courville, 713.337.0884, lauren@dfshouston.org


November 14, 2019
THE FORUM LUNCHEON

THE FORUM LUNCHEON

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Texas Children's Trauma and Grief Center is committed to helping children and families address challenges and find hope and healing in a whole new way. Benefitting, Texas Children's Hospital - Trauma & Grief

Westin Galleria

5060 W Alabama St.

Houston, TX 77056

11:15 AM

CONTACT: 832.824.6993 forum@texaschildrens.org


November 14, 2019
RENDEZVOUS OF THE CENTURY

RENDEZVOUS OF THE CENTURY

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Rendezvous of the Century will benefit programs throughout the hospital system, and publicly recognize those community leaders who have left an indelible mark upon Houston Methodist throughout its 100 years of Leading Medicine. Benefitting, Houston Methodist Hospital. Individual Admission $500: Sponsored table of 10 ranges from $5,000-$250,000. Chairmen, Ann and John Bookout. Honorary Chairs, The Family of President and Mrs. George H.W. Bush

Minute Maid Park

501 Crawford St.

Houston, TX 77002

CONTACT: houstonmethodist.org/giving/news-events/rendezvous/


November 15, 2019
NUTCRACKER MARKET MACY'S FASHION SHOW LUNCHEON

NUTCRACKER MARKET MACY'S FASHION SHOW LUNCHEON

Friday, Nomvember 15, 2019

Join us at the runway to see all of the latest Macy's fashions, emceed by Houston Life’s Courtney Zavala. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. for Early Bird shopping and seating for the Fashion Show and Luncheon begins at 10:15 a.m. Arrive early and visit the Macy's Fragrance Pop-Up Shop located just outside the luncheon room. Individual Tickets start at $150. Tables start at $1,500. Benefitting, Houston Ballet Foundation, its Academy and scholarship programs. Tickets and tables must be purchased in advance and all sales are final. Chairmen, Gigi Harbison and Rhonda Miller.

NRG Center

1 NRG Park.

Houston, TX 77054

10:15 AM

CONTACT: 713.535.3231. nutcrackermarket.com

ATTIRE: Festive chic


November 15, 2019
WOMEN OF SUBSTANCE LUNCHEON

WOMEN OF SUBSTANCE LUNCHEON

Friday, November 15, 2019

Honoring 12 Women of Substance and Lifetime of Substance honoree, Joanne King Herring and Special Guest Barbara Taylor Bradford. Benefitting, The Mission of Yahweh homeless shelter for women and children.Limited Individual tickets at $350.00. Tables of 10 starting at $5,000. Chairmen, Amy Pierce and Sherri Zucker

Hyatt Regency Hotel Downtown

1200 Louisiana St.

Houston, TX 77002

ATTIRE: Luncheon

CONTACT: Paul-David Van Atta, paul-david@pdvspecialevents.com


November 15, 2019
UNA NOTTE IN ITALIA

UNA NOTTE IN ITALIA

Friday, November 15, 2019

This annual “celebrity” men’s fashion show features Italian food, fashion, and wine. The highlight of the event are the businessmen and athletes who walk the runway in fashions by Festari for Men in the name of charity! Benefitting, Houston Areas Women's Center. Individual Admission $350-$1,000. Tables starting at $5,000-$20,000. Chairmen, Rachel Bagwell and Sneha Merchant. Honoree, Chair Debbie Festari

Omni Houston Hotel

4 Riverway

Houston, TX 77056

7:30PM

ATTIRE: “Elegante”

CONTACT: Danielle Soria, 713.528.6798 x2228, dsoria@hawc.org


November 15, 2019
URBAN WILD BRIDGE BASH

URBAN WILD BRIDGE BASH

Friday, November 15, 2019

Join Memorial Park Conservancy’s Urban Wild young professionals for a party under the stars – enjoy a fun evening of food, drinks, and music on the Living Bridge in Memorial Park. TARIFF: Tickets are $50 for Urban Wild Members, $60 for guests. Benefitting, Memorial Park Conservancy

Memorial Park Living Bridge at the Cullen Running Trails Center

7575 N Picnic Ln.

Houston, TX 77007

7:00PM

ATTIRE: Casual

CONTACT: 713-863-8403, events@memorialparkconservancy.org


November 16, 2019
A ROYAL AFFAIR REIGNING CATS AND DOGS

A ROYAL AFFAIR REIGNING CATS AND DOGS

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Cocktails, silent, live & big board auction and presentation of Honorees and their pets. Benefitting, Citizens for Animal Protection. Honorees: Debbie & Roger Clemens, Meredith Flores, Katie Gibson, Samantha & Raz Halili, Ronnie Killen & Kelley Louis, Edna Meyer-Nelson, Jennifer & Chap Pinkerton, Kristi Schiller, Kristina Somerville, Beth Wolff, Junior Honorees Reagan, Rilley & Delaney Bond. Chairmen, Frances Moody and Tony Buzbee. Tariff: 50,000, $25,000, $15,000, $10,000, $5,000 and $3,000

Royal Sonesta

2222 W Loop S.
Houston, TX 77027

6:30PM

CONTACT: 713.972.1896, KappyCAP@comcast.net

ATTIRE: Black tie


November 16, 2019
AN EVENING FOR POTENTIAL

AN EVENING FOR POTENTIAL

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Guest will enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and dinner provided by B&B Butchers & Restaurant. Immediately following, descend to the 1st floor Electric After Party and Silent Auction.Benefitting, Big Brothers Big Sisters. Sponsorship tables start at $2,000 to $50,000; After Party Tickets: $125. Honorees, Brigitte and Bashar Kalai

Big Brothers Big Sisters

1003 Washington Ave.

Houston, TX 77002

6:00PM

ATTIRE: Evening Cocktail

CONTACT: Roz Moore, 713.478.7274, RMoore@bbbstx.org


November 19, 2019
SALVATION ARMY OF GREATER HOUSTON 2019 ANNUAL LUNCHEON

SALVATION ARMY OF GREATER HOUSTON 2019 ANNUAL LUNCHEON

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

11:00 VIP Reception followed by luncheon and keynote speaker. Benefitting, Salvation Army of Greater Houston. Chairmen, Holly and Tom Forney.Honorees, Lilly and Thurmon Andress. Keynote Speaker, Terry Looper. Individual ticket $600.Tables start at $6,000

River Oaks Country Club

1600 River Oaks Blvd.

Houston, TX 77019

11:30 AM

CONTACT: Alexis Thompson, 832.201.8016, Alexis.thompson@uss.salvationarmy.org


November 20, 2019
ANOTHER GREAT NIGHT IN NOVEMBER

ANOTHER GREAT NIGHT IN NOVEMBER

Houston’s female trendsetters will mingle, dine, and explore a captivating contemporary art collection. Guests also have the opportunity to walk away with prizes from our luxury retail sponsors. All proceeds from AGN benefit CAMH’s exhibitions and education programs. Your underwriting support allows CAMH to continue its legacy of providing access to today’s most provocative art, innovative artists, and groundbreaking programming.Benefitting, Contemporary Art Museum. Individual Admission $1,000. VIP $1,500. Tables for 10 $10,000-$20,000. Chairmen, Yvonne Cormier and Mary D'Andrea.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Home of Ericka Toussaint

6:30PM

Contact: Beth Peré, 713.284.8260, agn@camh.org


November 21, 2019
THETA CHARITY ANTIQUES SHOW: PREVIEW PARTY

THETA CHARITY ANTIQUES SHOW: PREVIEW PARTY

The Theta Charity Antiques Show brings together top exhibitors, designers, collectors, and admirers of fine arts and décor in a beautiful three-day show with proceeds benefiting deserving local charities. Benefitting, Multiple Charities that include Bayou Bend, Texas Children's Hospital, etc. Individual admission $500; Couples $1,250; Groups of 4 $2,500; Groups of 6 $5,000; Groups of 8 $10,000; Groups of 10 $15,000; Groups of 12 $20,000; Groups of 15 $25,000

Thursday, November 21, 2019

George R. Brown Convention Center, Hall A

1001 Avenida De Las Americas

Houston, TX 77010

7:00PM

CONTACT: Jennifer O'Donnell, jdod_@me.com


November 21, 2019
2019 VINTNER DINNER AND WINE AUCTION

2019 VINTNER DINNER AND WINE AUCTION

Featuring fine wines hand-picked to perfectly pair with a multi-course dinner, the event will begin with a silent auction of one-of-a-kind Bush Family memorabilia and specialty items, and end with a live auction of luxurious excursions and unique wine packages.Benefitting, The George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University and the George & Barbara Bush Foundation.Individual ticket $500.00. Honoree, Sir John Major KG CH

Thursday, November 21, 2019

The Post Oak Hotel

1600 W Loop S,

Houston, TX 77027

6:30PM

CONTACT: 979.862.2251

ATTIRE: Business


November 24, 2019
THE 2019 THETA CHARITY ANTIQUES SHOW

THE 2019 THETA CHARITY ANTIQUES SHOW

Visitors to the Show can browse exquisite treasures and learn more about art and antiques from top designers and experts from around the country. All weekend events are included in this year’s all-inclusive general admission ticket as we celebrate the past 67 years with our Grand Finale Show! Benefitting, Multiple charities include Bayou Bend, Texas Children's Hospital, etc.General Admission $25

November 22–24, 2019

George R. Brown Convention Center, Hall A

1001 Avenida De Las Americas

Houston, TX 77010

CONTACT: Laine Lieberman, laine@theckpgroup.com