November 16th, 2010

Your Regular Scoop of Houston 11.16.10

This week or the next in the Houston area: Rick Lee and the Night Owls, The Spirituality of Vulnerability, Houston’s Farmer’s Market, Patrice Pike and an Irish Session, Zumba at Discovery Green, Robert Ellis & The Boys at Fitz, Harry Potter Midnight Madness, Sean Reefer & The Resin Valley Boys at the Continental Club, Foam Raiser with Saint Arnold and the Orange Show, Art Crawl 2010, Head to Froberg’s, Men’s Rugby: West Houston vs. Galveston, College Rugby: Rice vs. University of Dallas, and Real Pirates at the Houston Museum of Natural Science

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Big Ass Blues Jam with Rick Lee & The Night Owls


Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

The Hideaway [3122 Dunvale]
Where: Woodlake / Briar Meadow, West Houston, Just Outside the Loop, Worth the Drive
How much? Free
Can I eat there? Yes, but don’t drown out the jokes and music of old Rick Lee with your chewing.
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

The Spirituality of Vulnerability at the Jung Center


Tuesday, November 16, 2010 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The Jung Center of Houston [5200 Montrose Blvd.]
Where:
Montrose
How much? $15 ($10 Jung Center members)
Can I eat there? No, wrong question, you should be asking,”How do we learn to embrace our vulnerabilities and imperfections so that we can engage our lives from a place of authenticity and worthiness?”—Bren Brown
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Houston’s Farmer’s Market at Rice University


Tuesday, November 16, 2010 and Tuesday, November 23, 2010 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Rice University [1600 Main Street]
Where: West University
How much? Price varies upon quantity purchased. Expect to pay a few dollars more per item than you would at Kroger.
Can I eat there? Yes. With weather this amazing I think it’d do us some good to get outside, especially in the West U area.
Can I drink there? Drink it all in.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here (Facebook).

Irish Session with Patrice Pike at the Mucky Duck


Wednesday, November 17, 2010,
Patrice starts at 6:30 p.m. and the Irish Session starts at 8:30 p.m.

McGonigel’s Mucky Duck [2425 Norfolk]
Where: Upper Kirby
How much? Free
Can I eat there? Yes, the food is good, but not great and anyway, you’ll be too busy singing along to eat.
Can I drink there? Yes, aside from the consistently great live music, the beer selection is where the Mucky Duck shines.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here (Facebook).

Zumba at Discovery Green


Wednesday, November 17, 2010, from
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Anheuser-Busch Stage at Discovery Green [1500 McKinney]
Where: Downtown
How much? Free.
Can I eat there? No, this is fitness stuff. Eat some other time
Can I drink there? No, not the place for such things.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Robert Ellis & The Boys (Live) at Fitzgerald’s


Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 9:00 p.m.

Fitzgerald’s [2706 White Oak Drive]
Where: The Heights
How much? Free
Can I eat there? Yes.
Can I drink there? Yes, folk and country are to alcohol what tank-tops and spandex are to a gym.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Harry Potter Midnight Madness Premiere Party at the Houston Museum of Natural Science


Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 10:30 p.m. Pre-party Kick-off, then Friday, November 19, 2010 at 2:45 a.m. the long awaited film begins

The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Where: The Museum District
How much? $17.00 for Adults, $15.00 for Children, and $16.00 for Seniors (62+)
Can I eat there? No. It’s the middle of the night.
Can I drink there? No, and just because it’s minutes after last call that’s no excuse to show up drunk.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Sean Reefer and Resin Valley Boys at the Continental Club


Friday, November 19, 2010 at 10:00 p.m.

The Continental Club, right next door to The Big Top [3700 Main Street]
Where:
The Fourth Ward
How much?
Not free. Take cash.
Can I eat there? Yes, or you might try Tacos A Go-go , just a stones throw away.
Can I drink there? Yes, just don’t end up like these guys.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Foam Raiser with Saint Arnold Brewing Company and the Houston Orange Show


Friday, November 19, 2010 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


The Orange Show
[2401 Munger St.]
Where:
The Third Ward
How much?
$20.00 Pre-Sale or $25.00 at the door (if available) Register here. Proceeds benefit the Orange Show Concert Series.
Can I eat there? No, but never mind the food right now. With Robert Ellis and Jimmy Pizzitola rocking the stage, the thought of food won’t even approach your brain’s door.
Can I drink there? Yes, various Saint Arnold brews will be on hand, in fact, rumor has it that an exclusive special cask of Divine Reserve 10 will be on hand.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here (Facebook).

Artcrawl 2010


Saturday, November 20, 2010 from 12:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m., Reception from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

El Rincón Social Gallery [3210 Preston]
Where: The Second Ward
How much? Free
Can I eat there? No, allow the viewing of art to consume your time. Here’s a preview of what you’ll be seeing.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here (Facebook).

Head to Froberg’s Farm


Saturday, November 20, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Froberg’s Farm [11875 County Road 190]
Where: Alvin, South Houston, Worth the Drive
How much? This depends on your addiction to all things local. Prices vary.
Can I eat there? Yes, but concentrate on gathering food for any number of fresh meals soon to be made in your future. Look for Satsumas, Broccoli, Cabbage, Meyer Lemons, Mustards, Radish, Pecans, Turnips, Collards, Cucumbers and Kumquats.  Delicious! Don’t forget about Greak’s Smokehouse either.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Men’s Rugby: West Houston vs. Galveston


Saturday, November 20 2010, Kick-off at 2:00 p.m.

Galveston R.F.C.’s Rugby Pitch [3818 7 Mile Rd. and Stewart]
Where: Galveston, South Houston, Worth the Drive
How much? Free
Can I eat there? Yes, bring your own. Although if you’re anything like me, you’ll be pacing the sidelines, leaving little time for mastication.
Can I drink there? Yes, brown bag it.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

College Rugby: Rice University vs. University of Dallas


Saturday, November 20, 2010, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Rice University Rugby Pitch [6100 Main St.]
Where: West University
How much? Free
Can I eat there? Yes, if you’d like.
Can I drink there? Yes. I think it’s allowed.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Real Pirates at the Houston Museum o Natural Science


Sunday, November 21, 2010 or Wednesday through Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last entry at 4:00 p.m.) and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (last entry at 7:00 p.m.) through February 6, 2011 Monday

The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Where: The Museum District
How much? $12.00 for Members, $25.00 for Adults, $18.00 for Children (3-11), Seniors (62+) & College Students, $6.00 for K – 12 School Groups, $15.00 for Groups of 20 or more / Corporate
Can I eat there? No, not at the exhibit. This is learning about real pirates!!
Can I drink there? No, but if you’re really hungry and don’t mind shelling out more than a couple handfuls of booty, you might try Zaza.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

— Richard

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