Guests will enjoy live entertainment, art cars and complimentary cold craft beer provided by Real Ale Brewing Company. All the stores in the 3600-3700 block of Main at Alabama will get in on the action by offering in-store specials, with a portion of proceeds from sales benefiting the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art's 25th Art Car Parade.
A few highlights:
Natacheeʼs Supper N Punch will feature several art cars and live entertainment from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. by Blues for Two, featuring Houston blues legends PeeWee Stevens and Pops Stewart. Judy Masliyah's My Flaming Heart, the place to shop for all cool and unusual objects, will feature artist Sandra Mendez. Sig's Lagoon, Midtown's only record store, is busting at the seams with the massive collection of vinyl records just delivered from Sundance Records.
Kat's Meow and Big Kats barber shop and salon will feature Big E spinning vinyl for the block. Kat's Meow will also have a “bang bar” for those needing a trim, offering complimentary bang trims from 6 to 10 p.m. The Mid Main Market will open in the Shop-O-Rama space and offer vintage clothing, handmade jewelry, accessories and original artwork.
Double Trouble Caffeine and Cocktails will mix a special concoction for the event. Tango Cielo will offer free Argentine tango dance basics from 8 to 9 p.m. Participants can stay after class to practice at Thursday night's "Lone Star Practica," from 9 to 11 p.m. ($15 per couple). GoodPop All-Natural Frozen Pops will be located on the lawn of Natachee's.
Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 5 p.m.
3600 and 3700 blocks of Main at Alabama 3600 Alabama St. Houston, TX 77004