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Paula Deen book signing on Thursday, December 3, 2015

BookshelfWHAT: Paula Deen book signing for “Paula Deen Cuts the Fat”

WHEN: Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 11 am

WHERE: Barnes & Noble Bookstores
2030 W Gray St.
Houston, TX 77019

MORE INFO: https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/event/9780061748100-0

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Khloe Kardashian book signing on Friday, November 20, 2015

WHAT: Khloe Kardashian will be signing her book “Strong Looks Better Naked”

WHEN: Friday, November 20, 2015 at 7 pm

WHERE: Barnes & Noble
2030 W. Gray
Houston, TX 77019

MORE INFO: http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/event/9780061746146-0

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Source: Houston-area book events: Nov. 15-21

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Jenny Lawson book signing on 9/25/15

The Houston Chronicle’s list of book events includes one with Jenny Lawson:

FRIDAY (9/25) Jenny Lawson: Author will discuss and sign “Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things,” 6 p.m., Blue Willow Bookshop.

WHAT: Jenny Lawson author event, she will read from and sign her new book “Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things”

WHEN: Friday, September 25, 2015 at 6 pm

WHERE: Blue Willow Bookshop
14532 Memorial Dr.
Houston, TX 77079

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Source: Houston-area book events: Sept. 20-26 – Bookish

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Houston Vintage Market & Festival on September 18 & 19, 2015

ShoppingWHAT: Houston Vintage Market & Festival

WHEN:

  • Friday, September 18, 2015 at 7 pm
  • Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 11 am

WHERE: 1940 Air Terminal Museum
8325 Travelair Blvd.
Houston, TX 77061

MORE INFO & Tickets: http://www.houstonvintage.com/

Houston Vintage is an organization that brings together vintage vendors and enthusiasts from Houston and the surrounding areas.

It’s an opportunity for all who love and live vintage to exchange idea, find some amazing treasures, learn through demos and lectures (style, dance and culture), and celebrate all that is vintage throughout the eras.

This year our festival theme is “Blue Hawaii”!

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“The Houstorian Dictionary” author event on Saturday, August 22, 2015

WHAT: James Glassman author event; he will read from and sign “The Houstorian Dictionary”

WHEN: Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 4pm

WHERE: River Oaks Bookstore, 3270 Westheimer

MORE INFO: http://blog.chron.com/bookish/2015/08/houston-area-book-events-aug-16-22/

James Glassman: Author will discuss and sign “The Houstorian Dictionary,” 4 p.m., River Oaks Bookstore, 3270 Westheimer; 713-520-0061 or riveroaksbookstore.com

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NOTES

  • Source: Houston-area book events: Aug. 16-22 – Bookish
  • We do our best to ensure all event information is accurate and up-to-date. However, it’s a good idea to visit the website listed or contact the organization or venue to verify event details.

 

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White Linen Night in the Heights on Saturday, August 1, 2015

WHAT: White Linen Night in the Heights

WHEN: Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 6 pm to 10 pm

WHERE: Houston Heights in the 19th St. area

MORE INFO: http://www.theheightswhitelinennight.com

White Linen Night in The Heights started in 2006 at the suggestion of New Orleans native and then Hurricane Katrina transplants Chris Thayer and his wife, Kay, who had opened a boutique on 19th Street when they were displaced by the storm. The event was patterned after a similar event in The French Quarter Arts district in New Orleans where residents came out dressed in their white linen finest to see local art. The Thayers and the Heights First Saturday group organized the event as a way to promote interest and traffic to 19th street so local businesses could thrive in the hot Houston summer. The event has now grown to become a neighborhood wide event that is known throughout Greater Houston. White Linen Night in the Heights is open to the general public with no admission fee.

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  • Related: White Linen Night in the Heights | CultureMap
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Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park during Summer 2015

WHAT: Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park

WHEN:

  • Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 6 pm – 9 pm
  • Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 6 pm – 9 pm
  • Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 6 pm – 9 pm

WHERE: Market Square
301 Milam
Houston, Texas 77002

MORE INFO: http://www.marketsquarepark.com/calendar/

The stakes are high for Blanket Bingo! Bring your blanket, lawn chairs or snag one of the tables at the park for a night of music and great prizes. $10 admission (cash only) includes one bingo packet. Additional games and daubers can be purchased for $1 each. 6-9 pm. Bingo begins at 7 pm.

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  • Source: Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park | Culturemap
  • Image source: OpenClipartVectors / Pixabay
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Wine Walk After Party with Master Sommelier Sara Floyd on Thursday, June 4, 2015

WHAT: Wine Walk After Party with Master Sommelier Sara Floyd  (part of Wine & Food Week)

WHEN: Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 8:30 pm

WHERE: The Refuge Bar & Bistro
24 Waterway Ave, Ste 110
The Woodlands, TX 77380

MORE INFO: http://www.wineandfoodweek.com/meetsarafloyd.shtml

Sara Floyd began her career in her early twenties working as an assistant to Larry Stone, MS at Rubicon restaurant in San Francisco, California. It is at Rubicon where she began her studies for the Master Sommelier exams. In 1996, Floyd moved on to become the Wine Director for Vertigo Restaurants at the base of Transamerica building in San Francisco for which she developed an award winning wine list and worked with some of the top chefs of the city. In 1998, Floyd became the Wine Director for the world renowned Postrio Restaurant in San Francisco. She continued to produce one of the most exciting, profitable wine programs in the California Bay Area. In 1999, Floyd left the restaurant industry to pursue a wine sales career, working for Martine Saunier of Martine’s Wines as the National Sales Manager.

In February 2003, Floyd passed the rigorous Master Sommelier exam, making her one of twenty-one women in the world to have gain this prestigious title of Master Sommelier.

In 2007, Floyd and the Pisoni Family launched a Northern California winery, Luli Wines which specializes in high quality, great value wines from the Santa Lucia Highlands. They produce Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc, and Rosè. Luli wines produce a total of 12,000 cases a year and are sold throughout the United States.

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Women & Wine with Kathy Womack on Wednesday, June 3, 2015

WHAT: Women & Wine with Kathy Womack (part of Wine & Food Week)

WHEN: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 6 pm to 9 pm

WHERE: Secret Expressions inside McHugh Plastic Surgery just South of the Olive Garden on I-45
26511 I-45
The Woodlands, TX 77380

PRICE: $30.00 pp in advance. $40.00 at the door if available.

MORE INFO: http://www.wineandfoodweek.com/womenwine.shtml

Ladies, Women, belles, mujeres, chics, females all step into your feminine side and enjoy a night out with your friends at Women & Wine with Kathy Womack.  See Kathy’s latest Belle Muertes series and have a fun night out with friends for the poshy female in you.

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Meet Winemaker Nancy Walker of Vintage Wine Estates on Wednesday, June 3, 2015

WHAT: Meet Winemaker Nancy Walker of Vintage Wine Estates (part of Wine & Food Week)

WHEN: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 8:30 pm

WHERE: The Refuge Bar & Bistro
24 Waterway Ave, Ste 110
The Woodlands, TX 77380

PRICE: $38 inclusive

MORE INFO: http://www.wineandfoodweek.com/meetnancywalker.shtml

A California native, Nancy has had the luxury of working as a winemaker in California for years. Nancy has traveled throughout the region visiting growers from Temecula to Portland and from the Shanandoah Valley of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Through her travels, Nancy has developed an appreciation for the regional and local differences that each unique vineyard produces.

Nancy is a graduate of the University of California at Davis, renowned for winemaking education. Her winemaking career began in 1984, as a cellar worker at McDowell Valley Vineyards. From there, she honed her skills at many prestigious California wineries including Geyser Peak, Dunnewood, Clos du Bois, Brutocao Cellars. and Fetzer Vineyards.

In January 2001, Nancy came into the Vintage Wine Estates family to work at Windsor Vineyards. Through her hard and dedicated work, Windsor and VWE have been able to grow into the premium caliber of wine that we are known for today.

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