The Celebrate Houston! Music and Arts Festival mission is: “Celebrating our diversity and building a positive future.” The festival supports local artists and provides valuable education resources to benefit local communities. The mini-festival that started in 2009 is planned to become the flagship event of the Houston Museum of Culture in the future.
Celebrate Houston! will take place from Noon to 6pm, Sunday, November 3 on the Tlaquepaque Market Plaza, with activities at Bohemeo’s and the East End Studio Gallery.
The free event will offer activities to suit many interests, including:
-Live Music by Milton Hopkins and the Hit City Blues Band
-Encore Performance by Huehuetl (Jalisco, Mexico)
-Accordion Workshop by Ed Poullard (Les Amis Creole) and Roberto Rodriguez (Umbrella Man, Pistoleros de Tejas)
-Live Interview with Milton Hopkins by author Roger Wood
-Indigenous Instruments Workshop by Huehuetl
-Dia de los Muertos Art Exhibit and Traditional Altars at East End Studio Gallery
-Artists and Unique Vendors
-Book Presentation of “Neglected by Two Countries” by Marie Elena Cortes
Houston Institute for Culture and Houston Museum of Culture 2013 Fall Programs and 2014 Educational Adventures
Event activities continued:
-Artery Media Project Video Presentation
-Green Zone featuring Environmental Education Groups
-Presentation of Houston Cool youth environmental education projects
-Information about the Houston East End Museum and Houston Museum of Culture
-Collection of “Houston Treasures” – interesting Houston stories for the Houston Story radio program, museum archives and exhibits
-Houston Museum of Culture Bookstore
-Bohemeo’s Beer Garden, Food Trucks and more
Sunday, November 3rd, Noon – 6 pm.
8′ table space $25
10′ tent space $40
18′ tent space $60
All sales are yours to keep and vendors must provide their own tables and setup. Chairs are available.
Setup begins one hour before opening and places are on first come first serve basis.
To confirm your participation you can pay your fee via paypal to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure to include a note that says you are participating in the November 3rd event. Email email@example.com if you have questions.