Mitch Pic’s for December 2 – 4


Mitch Cohen founded First Saturday Arts Market in 2004 and still manages the show. 

Rain had most events canceled this weekend including First Saturday Arts Market – we’ll be back Dec. 17. I noted new dates below for the rest.

Not canceled! The annual Heights Artisan Market is another fine art affairé happening indoors at the Odd Fellows Lodge #225, 115 E 14th St. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Quality work here by area professionals run by Heights artist Liz Conces Spencer.   Facebook Event Page

Houston Studio Glass open house and demos – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday with an open house and demonstrations. Plus, open December 10 – 11 and finally open for shopping 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on December 17. All events are at the studio: 610 Jackson Hill St. 77007 between Washington Avenue and Memorial Dr.  Read my interview in The Leader Newspaper:

Houston Studio Glass

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First Saturday Arts Market will be open DECEMBER 17 11am – 5pm. Enjoy free admission, nearby parking and an intimate atmosphere at the market. We also have great original music, food trucks and adult beverages. The market is just steps away from restaurants and all the great shopping on 19th Street. First Saturday Arts Market is open year round at 540 W. 19th Street and online Next door to YogaOne Heights.

CANCELED Heights Epicurean Farmers Market is a community event taking place at Grace United Methodist Church at 1245 Heights Blvd. This market also takes place on first Saturday’s from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Produce, prepared and packaged foods, art, craft and entertainment are all here filling a much-needed void in our neighborhood, farm produce! Get more info online;

This Week & Annual events:

Americana Showcase – Holiday Party!
Thursday, December 1st, 6:30-8:30. EQ Heights
1030 Heights Blvd, Houston, Texas 77008  Holiday party, featuring all of the musicians that have played at the Americana Showcase this year! Hosted by Grifters & Shills.

Lisa Hilton Featured Artist at Town in City Brewing Co.
Friday, December 2, 7-9 p.m. Opening reception with complimentary cheese and crackers from the Houston Dairymaids. 1125 W Cavalcade St, Houston Heights, Texas 77009 View the Facebook invite here.

The 8th Annual Craftidote CANCELED Rescheduled for Dec. 11. noon – 5pm in the parking lot of Antidote Coffee at 729 Studewood St. Here you’ll find some very talented “indie” artisans to fine art, music and food. Beer lovers be sure to check out Premium Draught next door, amazing fresh beers to go.  Facebook Event Page

New Date: Holiday on 19th Street  

Friday evening, December 9, 6-10 p.m.  Holiday on 19th Shop 19th Street also hosts a monthly Sip ’n Stroll on third Thursdays.