With Thanksgiving around the corner, and family in town to entertain. Here’s some Thanksgiving week events for all sorts of fun to be had.
Tuesday, November 23
Robert Ellis is the consummate Country and Western singer songwriter. In the past 2 years, he has achieved more than many aspire for in a lifetime. After releasing his critically acclaimed debut album The Great Re Arranger, Ellis has built a rabidly loyal fan base, received rave reviews throughout the country, and built a concrete reputation for impeccable live performances.Showtime 7:30Tickets $15
Usher’s OMG Tour makes a Houston stop, with a showcase of the smooth singer’s hits, including his current pop smash “DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love.” Special guests Trey Songz and Miguel will also perform. Tickets are $29.50-125
Wednesday, November 24th
Devin the Dude
Devin the Dude is a Houston-area rapper. Though relatively well-known among the underground hip-hop community during the mid-to-late 90’s, Devin did not achieve mainstream success until his appearance on Dr. Dre’s 2001album. The New York Times has called him “A brilliant oddball with a spaced-out flow.” In addition, he has been called “Rap’s best-kept secret” and “Your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper.”
Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical
Theatre Under The Stars presents Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical, November 24 through December 5, 2010, in Hobby Center – Sarofim Hall. Who-Ville comes to Houston this holiday season with the TUTS and Houston premiere of the record-breaking Broadway sensation Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical. Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage. Although Broadway shows are not traditionally rated, TUTS has determined that The Grinch would be rated the movie equivalent of a G rating.
Thursday, November 25th
TXU Energy Turkey Trot
For the past 18 years, the TXU Energy Turkey Trot benefiting Sheltering Arms Senior Services has become the largest Thanksgiving Day race in the Houston area. Thousands of people from all over the city, surrounding areas, and even visitors from out of town run or walk together for a great cause. From young children to older adults, many Houstonians have made the Trot a part of their family’s Thanksgiving holiday tradition. 7:00AM @ 4925 Westheimer
H-E-B Holiday Parade
@ Downtown Streets
Houston’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, known as the H-E-B Holiday Parade, is now a 61-year-old holiday tradition, showcasing the Houston community to more than 400,000 parade-goers lining the streets on Thanksgiving morning. In addition, nearly 2 million people view the Parade via live broadcast on KHOU-TV. 9:00AM