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The Absolute Best Things to Do in Houston This November

Published On 10/28/2015 Published On 10/28/2015

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Nov 1 Sun

Revive yourself on Dia de los Muertos Celebrate the Day of the Dead by reviving yourself with tequila and tacos at this parking lot fiesta.

Pistolero’s

Revive yourself on Dia de los Muertos Pistolero’s Celebrate the Day of the Dead by reviving yourself with tequila and tacos at this parking lot fiesta.

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Nov 1 Sun

Do the Halfway to Santo de Mayo Social Run Because it’s never too early to drink beer and gear up for May’s Santo de Mayo 5K. Free to run, $15 for three beers, and breakfast tacos.

Flying Saucer

Do the Halfway to Santo de Mayo Social Run Flying Saucer Because it’s never too early to drink beer and gear up for May’s Santo de Mayo 5K. Free to run, $15 for three beers, and breakfast tacos.

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Nov 5 Thu

Picnic in the Park Get the best local bites and booze while supporting an excellent cause -- SEARCH Homeless Services. Tickets are $100.

Discovery Green

Picnic in the Park Discovery Green Get the best local bites and booze while supporting an excellent cause -- SEARCH Homeless Services. Tickets are $100.

Flickr/Josh Henderson

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Nov 5 Thu

Lone Star Rally Hit the island for eye candy, model demos, and the largest motorcycle rally in North America.

The Strand, Galveston

Lone Star Rally The Strand, Galveston Hit the island for eye candy, model demos, and the largest motorcycle rally in North America.

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Nov 6 Fri

Run a beer race Kill two birds with one stone. The Brew Mile means you’re drinking a beer every 1/4 mile for one full mile.

Houston Sports Park

Run a beer race Houston Sports Park Kill two birds with one stone. The Brew Mile means you’re drinking a beer every 1/4 mile for one full mile.

Kata Robata Sushi + Grill

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Nov 7 Sat

Take a sake class Taste hard to score hot and cold sakes (with light fare) for $65. Call 713-526-8858 for reservations.

Kata Robata

Take a sake class Kata Robata Taste hard to score hot and cold sakes (with light fare) for $65. Call 713-526-8858 for reservations.

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Nov 7 Sat

largest wine event 12th Annual Houston Cellar Classic pours 100 different wines alongside chef-crafted bites from local restaurants.

The Tasting Room - Uptown Park

largest wine event The Tasting Room - Uptown Park 12th Annual Houston Cellar Classic pours 100 different wines alongside chef-crafted bites from local restaurants.

Flickr/mlukesh

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Nov 7 Sat

Drink allllllllll the margaritas Bayou City’s favorite beverage will be in abundance at the 4th Annual Houston Margarita Festival.

Sam Houston Park

Drink allllllllll the margaritas Sam Houston Park Bayou City’s favorite beverage will be in abundance at the 4th Annual Houston Margarita Festival.

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Nov 7 Sat

Release your inner bicycle enthusiast With over 50 different bike industry vendors, the 4th annual HTX Bike Fest is basically a massive all day swap/meet for healthy people.

Market Square Park

Release your inner bicycle enthusiast Market Square Park With over 50 different bike industry vendors, the 4th annual HTX Bike Fest is basically a massive all day swap/meet for healthy people.

Corkscrew BBQ

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Nov 8 Sun

Judge a BBQ throwdown $55 tickets to the Houston BBQ Throwdown include Saint A’s beer and meat candy from the best local pit-masters, Brooks’ Place BBQ, CorkScrew BBQ, Pappa Charlie’s Barbeque, and a ton more.

Saint Arnold Brewery

Judge a BBQ throwdown Saint Arnold Brewery $55 tickets to the Houston BBQ Throwdown include Saint A’s beer and meat candy from the best local pit-masters, Brooks’ Place BBQ, CorkScrew BBQ, Pappa Charlie’s Barbeque, and a ton more.

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Nov 12 Thu

Have whiskey with dinner Jameson + Lowbrow + Billy Ray Valentine = one can’t miss whiskey-fueled supper.

Lowbrow

Have whiskey with dinner Lowbrow Jameson + Lowbrow + Billy Ray Valentine = one can’t miss whiskey-fueled supper.

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Nov 12 Thu

Get your holiday shop on With 300+ merchants, the Nutcracker Market is like Santa’s workshop on crack.

NRG Park

Get your holiday shop on NRG Park With 300+ merchants, the Nutcracker Market is like Santa’s workshop on crack.

Moderno Tacos & Tex Mex

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Nov 14 Sat

TACOLANDIA The Houston Press’ inaugural taco sampling event was pushed back a month due to inclement weather (ahhh, Houston), but that just means November just got a whole lot tastier!

The Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park

TACOLANDIA The Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park The Houston Press’ inaugural taco sampling event was pushed back a month due to inclement weather (ahhh, Houston), but that just means November just got a whole lot tastier!

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Nov 14 Sat

Eat lots of Turkish food The Houston Turkish Festival is your chance to go nuts on falafel, halal hot dogs, kebabs, and doner.

Jones Plaza

Eat lots of Turkish food Jones Plaza The Houston Turkish Festival is your chance to go nuts on falafel, halal hot dogs, kebabs, and doner.

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Nov 15 Sun

Go whole hog at a grand opening Live music, a whole hog roast, and Gulf oysters are just a few of the exciting things going down at Bramble’s grand opening party.

Bramble

Go whole hog at a grand opening Bramble Live music, a whole hog roast, and Gulf oysters are just a few of the exciting things going down at Bramble’s grand opening party.

Flickr/Ed Schipul

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Nov 21 Sat

Houston Via Colori Get inspired when over 200 artists converge on the streets to celebrate the artistic spirit of Houston.

Hermann Square at City Hall

Houston Via Colori Hermann Square at City Hall Get inspired when over 200 artists converge on the streets to celebrate the artistic spirit of Houston.

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Nov 21 Sat

Houston Whatever Fest All the cool kids will be at this music, comedy, and arts festival, from comedians TJ Miller and Doug Benson to GWAR and The Atari’s.

EaDo Party Park

Houston Whatever Fest EaDo Party Park All the cool kids will be at this music, comedy, and arts festival, from comedians TJ Miller and Doug Benson to GWAR and The Atari’s.

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Nov 27 Fri

Get your holiday shop on again Hit Pop Shop Houston’s holiday festival to get your holiday shopping done early. Your mom will thank you.

Silver Street Studios

Get your holiday shop on again Silver Street Studios Hit Pop Shop Houston’s holiday festival to get your holiday shopping done early. Your mom will thank you.