Night Market

Asia Society Texas Center’s annual event will offer a curated selection of food, home goods, art, apparel from local artisans, a Japanese-style carnival, K-pop and a ticketed beer garden. Presented by American First National Bank.

When: 6-10 p.m. Friday

Where: 1370 Southmore


Native American Championship Pow Wow

Native American tribes from across the U.S. come together to celebrate their culture and heritage with tribal dance contests, an arts and crafts show, teepees, honoring ceremonies and music.

When: 9 a.m.-6 Saturday and Sunday

Where: Traders Village, 7979 N. Eldridge


Apple Fall Frenzy

Event features fall inspired activities, including apple decorating, tastings, displays, 3D pumpkins, Thank You Leaves for the Thank You Tree and giant games in the Courtyard.

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

Where: Children’s Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz

Details: $12;

Shop The Arabian Bazaar

The first-time event will feature local Arab-owned businesses selling food, art, clothing, sweets and more.

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday

Where: Arab-American Cultural & Community Center, 10555 Stancliff


Dream of America

Concert will feature the Houston premiere of the popular and relevant piece: Ellis Island: The Dream of America. Ellis Island celebrates the historic American immigrant experience by highlighting seven immigrants’ stories, dramatically interpreted by young actors from Houston’s Emery/Weiner School. In addition, the Texas Medical Center Orchestra will be joined by internationally renowned artists from the Mitsi Dancing School.

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Drive


International Risotto Festival

The outdoor strolling event returns with risotto creations from local talent, wines, music and entertainment, exotic cars, a charity auction, children activities and designer showroom tours. This year’s festival will benefit BEAR/BE A Resource for CPS Kids.

When: 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Sunday

Where: The Houston Design Center, 7026 Old Katy Rd.

Details: $100-$225;

National Dance Company of Siberia

Inspired by the history and natural wonders of Siberia, the international dance company enchants audiences with fairytale-like performances of traditional folk dances accompanied by a melodic orchestra.

When: 7 p.m. Sunday

Where: Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Drive


Veterans Day Celebration

The traditional Veterans Day Ceremony will feature acknowledgments and a distinguished keynote speaker recognizing local heroes. At the 11th hour on the 11th day, there will be a Moment of Silence in memory of the 101st anniversary of the signing of the Armistice, which ended WWI. This year’s Parade Marshal and Keynote Speaker is Joe Walsh.

When: 10 a.m. Monday

Where: Houston City Hall, 901 Bagby; parade begins at 11:30 a.m. at Dallas and Bagby


Thanksgiving on a Dime

The Health Museum will host live cooking demonstrations to teach participants how to prepare healthy Thanksgiving Day dishes on a budget. Guests will also take part in informative discussions with experts in the field of health and well-being.

When: 2 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays, through Nov. 21

Where: 1515 Hermann Drive

Details: Free;


Bellaire Arts & Crafts Festival

Just in time for the holidays, the festival will feature vendors and exhibitors showcasing and selling original art, artisan wares and custom-made goods.

When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday

Where: Evelyn’s Park, 4400 Bellaire



Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show

Collectors, explorers and fans of all things ancient can browse through more than 50 case exhibits of fossils, minerals, gemstones and unique jewelry from around the world. Presented by the Houston Gem and Mineral Society.

When: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday

Where: Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton

Details: $8, children 10 and younger free;


Tejano Music Festival

Live music featuring local Tejano bands.

When: 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Where: Kemah Boardwalk, 215 Kipp



Islamic Arts Festival

Event features “Refugee Art” from overseas and local artists, calligraphy, woodwork, ceramic tiles, henna tattoos, ethnic food and art activities for all ages.

When: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Where: Masjid Al Salam, 16700 Old Louetta



Opry on the Square

Live music from Country Now and Then, featuring country favorites that will appeal to all generations of country music fans.

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Sugar Land Town Square, 15958 City Walk


Houston Filipino Street Festival

Festival at Constellation Field, showcasing the food, culture, heartwarming hospitality and history of The Philippines. Event features vendors, food, family activities and live entertainment.

When: Noon-7 p.m. Saturday

Where: 1 Stadium Drive



Children’s Festival

Festival offers interactive and educational activities, featuring a meet and greet with Thomas & Friends, arts and crafts, zip lines, rock climbing, science experiments, parachute races and live entertainment.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday

Where: The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins

Details: $10;