November To Do's Fall temps are in full swing so grab your jacket and get to an event... Ladies put on your favorite heels for the Stiletto Stampede for the Cure, this Sat., Nov. 5th, 8 am at CityCentre. // Discovery Green has partnered with the Houston Public Libary for their Public Poetry in the Park series this Sat., Nov 5th at 2 pm. //Sing-a-Long to one of your favorite movies "Grease" at Miller Outdoor Theater, Sat., Nov. 5th at 7:30 pm. This event is Free! // Grab a paintbrush and create your own masterpiece at Painting in the Park with Pinotte's Palette and CultureMap on Nov. 8th at 5:30 pm. $10 donation includes nibbles from The Grove, drinks from Messina Hof Winery and Stella Artois, and even a round of mini-golf! // Attention holiday shoppers...don't miss the Nutcracker Market Preview Party at the Reliant Center on Wed., Nov. 9th from 7-10 pm. // Create-your-own-smores and enjoy a complimentary glass of wine, light appetizers, and holiday drink specials in the Four Seasons pool area for the RedBuds "Trees-Giving" on Wed., Nov. 9th from 6-8 pm. // Mark your calendars for an evening of wine, music and stories of the wolves of Yellowstone at the Houston Zoo's Wolves & Wine event on Fri., Nov. 11th at 7 pm. Tickets are $40pp. // The Houston Ballet is excited to announce the 31st annual Nutcracker Market, Nov. 10-13th at Reliant Center featuring 323 national and international vendors. //Art on the Avenue Preview Party featuring the work of over 300 Texas artists takes place on Thurs., Nov. 10th from 6-9 pm at the Winter Street Studios. // Get an inside look at the annual Holiday Parade while grooving to the Zydeco Dots and decorating a float! The Holiday Parade Sneak Peak Party is Sun., Nov. 13th from 1-5 pm at the Parade Warehouse. // Our very own Opera in the Heights presents Mozart's "Cosi fan tutte" starting on Nov. 10th and running through the 20th. // The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is transformed into a giant playground for the young and young at heart at the 16th Annual Children's Festival, Nov. 12th-13th. // Make plans to attend the Wine Tasting & Music event at the Houston Arboretum on Sat., Nov. 12th starting at 7 pm. Sommeliers from The Tasting Room will guide you a comparison of wines along with live music and cheese samplings. //Stages Repertory Theatre presents "Winter Wondrettes" running through the month of November so get your tix early! //The Music Box Theater presents "Fruitcakes!" (a very special holiday special) that blends seasonal tunes, nostalgic holiday characters and stories and original comedy, starting on Nov. 18th. //Spacetaker's 6th Annual Winter Holiday Market, Nov. 18th-20th, features more than 60 local artists, kid's activities and live music. With arts and crafts ranging from painting, photography and sculpture to jewelry, handcrafted clothes and soaps, it's a great source for thoughtful holiday gifts. // Nothing starts the holiday season off like the 62nd Annual Holiday Parade which takes place each year on Thanksgiving morning, Thur., Nov. 24th at 9 am sharp. // Enjoy a 30-minute "Christmas Cruise along Buffalo Bayou" on Sat., Nov. 26th at 5 pm with plenty of decorations, bright lights, song and cheer. //Decorate you own genuine Swiss Lebkuchen Gingerbread House on Sun., Nov. 27th at Central Market. // Please feel free to call me if you have any questions.