Key To The City: October 13 - 19, 2014 - Events in Houston for Metropolitan Lifestylers


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MONDAY - OCTOBER 13, 2014

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BLESSINGTON FARMS' PUMPKIN PATCH AND FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL

Blessington Farms invites Houston to enjoy a pumpkin patch and fall festivities. An outing for the entire family, this seasonally fun farm hosts activities such as hay rides, giant slides, pedal cars, hay maze, barrel train rides, animal encounters, sand mountain and more.

TIME: 10 AM (Monday - Sunday)

LOCATION: Blessington Farms | 510 Chisholm Rd. Simonton, TX 77476

COST: $10 General Admission; Free for children 18 months and younger

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

TUESDAY - OCTOBER 14, 2014

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REMY MARTIN PRESENTS

THE HEART OF COGNAC EXPERIENCE

Remy Martin invites you to experience "an unforgettable exclusive tasting". If you have a passion for dark spirits and enjoy the thrill of discovery, Remy Martin asks you to join them for this week's private tasting. In addition to the tasting of their finest cognacs, guests will have the unique opportunity to take the role of Remy's Cellar Master and learn how Rémy Martin captures the Heart of Cognac. You will also get a sense of the high level of craftsmanship that is required to make their refined cognacs. Space is limited; secure your reservation prior.

Time: 8:30PM

Location: Avant Garden | 411 Westheimer Houston, TX

Price: Free

TIME: Sessions offered from 5:30 PM - 10 PM (You must select a time)

LOCATION: 909 Texas St., Suite 106F, Houston, TX 77002

COST: Free with RSVP

MORE INFO: http://heartofcognacexperience.com/

WEDNESDAY - OCTOBER 15, 2014

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DEC MY ROOM FALL LADIES LUNCHEON

Since 2007, Dec My Room has created hundreds of healing places in pediatric hospitals in Houston and around the country. To continue this effort, the group hosts a fundraising luncheon at Artista at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Ladies are asked to dress in "Ladies who lunch" styled attire.

TIME: 11:30 AM

LOCATION: Artista | 800 Bagby St., Houston, TX 77002

COST: Tickets start at $20

MORE INFO: http://www.decmyroom.org/NewsandMedia.aspx

THURSDAY - OCTOBER 16, 2014

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ASIA SOCIETY TEXAS PRESENTS

LEO BAR WITH CHLOE DAO

Asia Society Texas invites Houston's young professional community to enjoy a chic fall Leo Bar event as special guest Chloe Dao chats with Houston Chronicle Fashion Editor Joy Sewing. Many know Chloe as winner of Project Runway 2, and her contributions connect locally and extend to the national and international stage. Guests will be treated to a special first look at Chloe's fall collection, and one lucky winner will receive a custom-fitted dress by the designer. Following the program, Chloe will visit with guests to take photos and sign autographs.

Asia Society Texas Center’s premier Leo Bar events gather Houston’s young professional community for cultural evenings of cuisine, cocktails, and creativity. All guests enjoy complimentary culinary tastings, as well as libations from our cash bar.

Music by DJ Dayta. Light bites provided by Elegant Events & Catering by Michael.

TIME: 6 PM

LOCATION: Asia Society Texas Center | 1370 Southmore Blvd., Houston, TX 77004

COST: Free for Members, $25 Nonmembers in advance, $35 at door. Price for non-members includes a one-year Asia Society Texas Center membership and admission to all future Leo Bar events.

MORE INFO: http://asiasociety.org/texas/events/young-professionals-leo-bar-featuring-chloe-dao

FRIDAY - OCTOBER 17, 2014

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OPRAH'S THE LIFE YOU WANT WEEKEND

Toyota Center is excited to welcome Oprah Winfrey’s The Life You Want Weekend on Friday, October 17th and Saturday, October 18th! Each tour stop will span two days. On Friday night, Oprah will take the stage, bringing her personal story and insights to life in a one of a kind intimate evening. Then, on Saturday, Oprah will lead a day-long gathering of thousands with handpicked thought leaders and pop culture icons, including best-selling author of Eat Pray Love. Don’t miss your chance to see Oprah live at Toyota Center October 17th and 18th!

TIME: 7 PM

LOCATION: Toyota Center | 1510 Polk St., Houston,TX 77002

COST: Tickets start at $99

MORE INFO: http://www.oprahweekend.com/events/register/Houston?utm_source=OprahTourWebsite&utm_medium=Website&utm_content=Houston&utm_campaign=OprahTourWebsite

SATURDAY - OCTOBER 18, 2014

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GREEN MOUNTAIN ENERGY PRESENTS DISCOVERY GREEN FLEA BY NIGHT

Green Mountain Energy and Discovery Green invite Houston to peruse and treasure-hunt at this monthly, one-of-a-kind market nestled in the shady southeast end of the downtown park. The destination market features an array of artful kitsch, vintage items, mid-century modern furniture, recycled and repurposed items and collectibles.

While you are at the Flea, take your photo with iSnap and see your pics on the Discovery Green website. Bring your bike

Discovery Green Flea is irresistible to the avid shopper! Whether you are a bargain hunter or an eco-sensitive collector dedicated to repurposing and reusing, seek and find at Discovery Green Flea while enjoying light bites and local entertainment. With the planning expertise of Project for Public Spaces and our new friends at Brooklyn Flea, Discovery Green Flea is the place to see (buy and eat) and be seen.

TIME: 6 PM - 10 PM

LOCATION: Discovery Green | 1500 McKinney, Houston, TX 77010

COST: Free

MORE INFO: http://www.discoverygreen.com/flea

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HEIFER INTERNATIONAL'S COMMUNITY OF CHANGE

Heifer invites you to celebrate their first 70 years and learn how Houston can be a community of change in the next 70 years and beyond. Activities will include a presentation by Hervil Cherubin, Director of Heifer Haiti, scavenger hunts through the forest, inspiring stories from Heifer’s work around he world, a mini market of goods that are produced fairly and activities for children based on Heifer’s curriculum. All events are family friendly. Learn how you are important in the mission to end global hunger and poverty.

TIME: 11 AM

LOCATION: Houston Arboretum and Nature Center | 4501 Woodway, Houston, TX 77024

COST: Free *Donations accepted and appreciated

MORE INFO: https://donations.heifer.org/beyondhunger/houston

SUNDAY - OCTOBER 19, 2014

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VIP GRAND OPENING & CELEBRATION OF

WOMEN CEO PROJECT HEADQUARTERS

Women CEO Project cordially invites Houston's professional community to the VIP Grand Opening of the New Women CEO Project Headquarters, Business and Events Center.

The event is set to be a night of pure celebration as the group not only opens its doors to a new space but as they turn the corner into a new company structure ready to grow the woman in business into a global brand. The event feature refreshments, giveaways, and discounts ONLY to those in attendance. RSVP is mandatory for entry.

TIME: 5 PM - 7 PM

LOCATION: HMAAC | 701 Richmond Ave., Suite 145, Houston, TX 77006

COST: Complimentary with RSVP by Oct. 17

MORE INFO: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/grand-opening-for-the-women-ceo-project-headquarters-tickets-13312900243?aff=ehomefriend

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