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 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


December 4, 2019
ANGELS OF HOPE LUNCHEON

ANGELS OF HOPE LUNCHEON

The 2019 luncheon will feature a salute to the honoree and a fashion presentation by Neiman Marcus Houston.The Angels of Hope luncheon has raised over $4 million dollars to help support the mission of Child Advocates.Benefitting,Child Advocates. Individual tickets at corresponding table levels $300, $500, $1,000 and $1,500.Tables of 10 $3,000, $5,000, $10,000, $15,000 and $20,000. Honoree, Jane Dabney. Chairmen, Wendy Wilkins Burks

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

The Post Oak Hotel

1600 W Loop S.

Houston, TX 77027

11:30 AM

CONTACT: Hayley Jaska, 713.529.1396, hayley.jaska@childadvocates.org


December 6, 2019
JUBILEE OF DANCE AFTER PERFORMANCE DINNER

JUBILEE OF DANCE AFTER PERFORMANCE DINNER

This 50th Anniversary Jubilee of Dance promises to be even more spectacular than ever. With spoken narrative and exquisite dance, the evening will present a glimpse into the history of the Company, as told by some of its most beloved artists. There will be tributes to Houston Ballet legends and showcase works for current and future stars.Benefitting, Houston Ballet Foundation. Individual Admission $50+. Tables $7,500. Honoree, Margaret Alkek Williams. Chairmen, Cabrina & Stephen Owsley

Friday, December 6, 2019

Wortham Theater Center

501 Texas Ave

Houston, TX 77002

7:00PM

CONTACT: Alexandra Yates, 713.535.3215, ayates@houstonballet.org


December 6, 2019
KIDS COME FIRST! HOLIDAY GALA

KIDS COME FIRST! HOLIDAY GALA

Individual tickets: $2,000, $1,000, $500, $300, and $200; Tables of 10 from $20,000 Angel • $10,000 Sponsor • $5,000 Benefactor • $3,000 Patron • $2,000 Friend. Benefitting, Houston Achievement Place. Honoree, Keith Short. Chairmen, Pam & John Breeding, Mary Ann Matak & John Kajander, Cynthia & Jason Swaren.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Westin Galleria

5060 W Alabama St,

Houston, TX 77056

6:30PM

CONTACT: Katrina Chance or Paul Gilford, 713.868.1943, kchance@hapkids.org

ATTIRE: Black-Tie Optional


December 6, 2019
WORLD AIDS DAY LUNCHEON

WORLD AIDS DAY LUNCHEON

World AIDS Day is a day to raise awareness about HIV and remember the community members and loved ones we have lost to AIDS.Benefitting, AIDS Foundation Houston. Tickets from $150. Tables from $1,500. Corporate sponsor,Chevron. Honoree, Shelby Hodge Vision Award winner Bruce Richman, Founding Executive Director of Prevention Access Campaign and U=U campaign

Friday, December 6, 2019

The Ballroom at Bayou Place

500 Texas Ave.

Houston, TX 77002

11:30 AM–1 PM

KEY SPEAKER: Mondo Guerra, winner of Project Runway and host of Runway Remak

CONTACT: Derrick Brown, 713-623-6796 x237, brownd@afhouston.org

ATTIRE: Business casual


December 7, 2019
ART FOR HOPE

ART FOR HOPE

Over one hundred artists are coming together to express their interpretation of “HOPE”, the theme for this Special Event. Benefitting, The Children’s Assessment Center. Chairmen, Paula Hawkins and Carol Simon.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

The Children’s Assessment Center

2500 Bolsover St,

Houston, TX 77005

6:00PM

CONTACT: Carlos Bladino, carlos.blandino@cac.hctx.net or cachouston.org/event/artforhope2019


December 8, 2019
MAGICAL MUSICAL MORNING

MAGICAL MUSICAL MORNING

There will be a flurry of crafts and activities for the children, photos with Santa, and the ever-popular, Instrument Petting Zoo. Guests will be treated to an engaging performance by the Houston Symphony Musicians, after indulging in a delicious brunch spread of sweets and treats. Complimentary valet provided.Benefitting, Houston Symphony’s Education and Community Engagement. Charimen, Joan Duff. Honores, Sybil Roos, Honorary Great-Grandmother and Susan Hansen, Honorary Grandmother.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

River Oaks Country Club

1600 River Oaks Blvd.

Houston, TX 77019

11:00AM, 12:00 PM Musical Performance

CONTACT: Julie Busch, julie.busch@houstonsymphony.org or Timothy Dillow, Timothy.dillow@houstonsymphony.org

ATTIRE: Festive Holiday




January 6, 2020
EVENING OF TRIBUTE

EVENING OF TRIBUTE

Cocktail reception and dinner. Benefitting, Navy SEAL Foundation. Chairmen, Gary Petersen and John Rutherford

Thursday, February 6, 2020

River Oaks Country Club

1600 River Oaks Blvd.

Houston, TX 77019

6 PM

CONTACT: Ellie Francisco, ellie@franciscoandco.com or Niki Smith, niki@inanyeventhouston.com


January 13, 2020
HEARTS OF HOPE LUNCHEON

HEARTS OF HOPE LUNCHEON

This year’s luncheon will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Bo’s Place with special guest speaker Bode Miller.Benefitting, Bo’s Place.Tickets from $300, tables of ten $3,000.Chairmen, Susan and Charlie Neuhaus, Kate and Logan Walters. Honorary Chairs, Giggy and Matt Thanheiser, Paula and Rusty Walter. Honorees, Mrs. Virginia Upton (dec.) and Mr. Wade Upton Dr., Lindy Upton McGee and Tom McGee, Katie Upton Daily and John Daily

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Westin Galleria

5060 W Alabama St.

Houston, TX 77056

11:30 AM

CONTACT: Ellie Francisco, ellie@franciscoandco.com or Niki Smith, niki@inanyeventhouston.com


January 15, 2020
JUBILEE OF CARING

JUBILEE OF CARING

The Harris County Hospital District Foundation plays an essential role in the public-private partnership that has been serving Harris Health System for 23 years. The Ben Taub Humanitarian Award honors those who have given of both time and funds to shape Houston and Harris County a better place for all to live. Benefitting, Harris County Health District Foundation. Tables of 10 $5,000-$15,000. Tables of 12 $25,000-$100,000. Chairman, Steph and Al Walker, Marcy and Tom Wessel, and Henry J. N. Taub II. Honorees, Whitney and Jim Crane.

River Oaks Country Club

1600 River Oaks Blvd.

Houston, TX 77019

CONTACT: Jeff Baker, 713.566.2362, Jeffrey.Baker@harrishealth.org or HCHD Foundation, 713.566.6409

ATTIRE: Business or Cocktail Attire