Category Archives: Local Activities

2011 Texas Renaissance Festival (Roman Bacchanal Themed Weekend)

It’s become a tradition for many Houstonians to come to the Texas Renaissance Festival, but for my part, it was my very first time this year. Coming from 59 South to Plantersville, traffic was pretty bad so it took us … Continue reading

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5 Fun Things To Do This Weekend

It’s almost the weekend and luckily for us there are a lot of things going on around the city. The weather forecast for Saturday and Sunday shows no rain with highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper … Continue reading

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2009 Houston Via Colori

First time checking out Houston Via Colori and I’m loving it! It’s an annual street painting festival in downtown Houston. Via Colori benefits The Center for Hearing and Speech (CHS), which is a worthy organization for deaf children. Happy 40th … Continue reading

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2009 SpaceFest

“One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” 40 years ago, on this day, the Apollo 11 landed on the moon and NASA Astronaut Neil Armstrong thrilled the world by saying the above phrase. Houston was then the home … Continue reading

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2009 iFest Houston (Featuring Ireland) – Apr. 18-19 & 25-26

The 38th annual Houston International Festival (aka iFest) had a rough start this year due to severe weather. However, like they say… After every storm the sun will smile. Indeed, when I showed up to the festival the 2nd day … Continue reading

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Houston’s First Annual Ice Carving Contest

Yesterday’s afternoon might be a little bit chilly, but it was perfect weather for enjoying outdoor activities at Discovery Green. Saturday, January 10th, marked a very special event: Houston’s First Annual Magnificent Seven All Out Ice Sculpting. This competition challenged … Continue reading

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The 21st Annual Houston Art Car Parade

Below are some of the art cars that caught my eyes yesterday… I actually didn’t get to take a picture of my favorite of them all, which I think was #12. It was some sort of huge round moving structure … Continue reading

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