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Here are the top 9 things to do in Houston this weekend

Here are the top 9 things to do in Houston this weekend

Blue October band
Blue October performs at the Revention Music Center on Friday night. Blue October/Facebook
Prohibition Theatre presents Bitches Who Brunch – Sunday Brunch
Blow it out with at Bitches Who Brunch at Prohibition Supperclub and Bar on Sunday. Photo courtesy of Prohibition Theatre
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Bill Cunningham New York showcases the cultural anthropologist who chronicled fashion trends. It's showing at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston this weekend. Courtesy of © Zeitgeist Films
Peppa Pig Live
Live show “Peppa Pig’s Surprise” at Revention Center on Saturday encompasses the charming nature of the popular TV series. Photo courtesy of Peppa Pig Live
Fantasia performs at the Arena Theater on Friday night. Fantasia/Facebook
Blue October band
Prohibition Theatre presents Bitches Who Brunch – Sunday Brunch
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Peppa Pig Live

While your Thanksgiving Day is likely booked, there’s still Friday through Sunday to think about. From a brew fest to a shopping extravaganza to a blowout Sunday brunch, here are the top nine things to do in Houston this weekend. For more options, check out the full CultureMap Events Calendar.

Friday, November 24-Sunday, November 26
Foam-filled weekend, the BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival at Moody Gardens features a tequila tasting, samples of more than 400 craft beers, a best beard contest, Sunday Brew-B-Que event, and lots more. (various times; tickets: $8-$165 per person)
1 Hope Blvd., Galveston; 713-557-5732

Listen up
Friday, November 24-Sunday, November 26
From international stardom to a life-threatening tragedy, On Your Feet! at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts takes you inside the real story of record-making husband-wife duo, Emilio and Gloria Estefan of Miami Sound Machine. (various times; tickets: $35-$175 per person)
800 Bagby St.; 713-315-2525

A night at the symphony
Friday, November 24-Sunday, November 26
Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts Rimsky-Korsakov’s "Scheherazade" at Jones Hall. Inspired by "1001 Nights," the orchestrated tone poem takes listeners along on the voyages of Sinbad, ending with an electrifying festival at Baghdad. During the performance by the Houston Symphony, Grammy Award-winning violinist James Ehnes presents his interpretation of Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1. (various times; tickets: $42-$125 per person)
615 Louisiana St.; 713-227-3974

Art film
Friday, November 24-Sunday, November 26
Playing at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Bill Cunningham New York, a film about legendary New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham (1929–2016), showcases the Schwinn-riding cultural anthropologist, who obsessively and inventively chronicled fashion trends and charity soirées for the Times Style section in his columns “On the Street” and “Evening Hours.” (various times; tickets: $9 per person)
1001 Bissonnet St.; 713-639-7300

Black Friday shopping 
Friday, November 24-Sunday, November 26
Flea at Silver Street Studios is a three-day shopping experiencde that boasts 100 vendors with handcrafted, one-of-a-kind, vintage, artisan, and collectible items. You can also expect food trucks, a bar, music and a pet adoption event. (10 am; tickets: $5 per person)
2000 Edwards St. 832-356-3274

Concert fun
Friday, November 2
Blue October performs at Revention Music Center in support of their 2016 album, Home. Originally from Houston, the alternative rock band, which consists of Justin Furstenfeld, Jeremy Furstenfeld, Ryan Delahoussaye, Matthew Ostrander, and Matt Noveskey, has lots of fans in the Bayou City. (7 pm;tickets: $35-$45 per person)
520 Texas Ave.; 713-230-1600

More concert fun
Friday, November 24
Former American Idol winner Fantasia heads to Arena Theatre to perform festive songs from her first Christmas album, Christmas After Midnight. (8:30 pm; tickets: $65-$154 per person)
7326 Southwest Fwy.; 713-772-5900

Family time
Saturday, November 25

Live show “Peppa Pig’s Surprise” at Revention Center encompasses the charming, colorful nature of the popular television series and features new songs and interactive, life-size puppets. (5 pm; tickets: $29-$110 per person)
520 Texas Ave.; 713-230-1600

Sunday funday
Sunday, November 26
Blow it out with at Bitches Who Brunch at downtown's Prohibition Supperclub and Bar, complete with a campy show by burlesque troupe, The Moonlight Dolls, midday fare, and mimosas. (two seatings: 11 am and 2 pm; tickets: $15-$35 per person for admission and  $30 per person brunch buffet requirement)
1008 Prairie St.; 281-940-4636

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