Festive Fun on the East Side this Holiday Season
Living at Forth at Navigation means joining a community of neighbors and peers in the dynamic East End, where there’s no shortage of things to do in Houston’s mild winters. Bundle up (or not, depending on the day), explore the esplanade and enjoy all that the area has to offer!
Houston Symphony performs Very Merry POPS, Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 19 at 8 p.m.
Avenues for holiday cheer may look a little different this year, but there is a joyful way to safely support the Houston Arts with this year’s Very Merry POPS concert from the Houston Symphony. Reduced price livestream tickets are available for viewers who want to enjoy carols and holiday favorites like “Feliz Navidad,” “O Holy Night,” “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” led by conductor Michael Krajewski.
Wanderlust Market, Sundays through Dec. 27, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
With international travel plans on pause for now, Wanderlust Market provides an easy and safe way to experience the world without ever leaving the neighborhood. The globally inspired outdoor market features local craft makers and food vendors selling everything from jewelry, art and apparel to candles, baked goods and even fresh seafood. Food trucks, fresh coffee and even a bar are available if you need a break between shopping at 2619 Polk St.
6 Week Transformation Bootcamp with EaDo Fitness, Jan. 4 through Feb. 11
The start of the new year brings new opportunities, and for those that need a little help and guidance getting back into a workout groove after 2020, EaDo Fitness is offering a six-week bootcamp for all levels. Participants will receive a nutrition plan and support from coaches in addition to hour-long workouts throughout the week.
East End Farmers Market, Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Every Sunday, the Navigation Esplanade becomes a vibrant scene full of local vendors and neighborhood residents. Fruits and vegetables, farm and dairy products, prepared foods, and unique handcrafted wares are available to shoppers in a festive atmosphere.
Chapman and Kirby’s Sunday Funday brunch, Sundays from noon to 7 p.m.
Who says brunch should only last until 2 p.m.? Chapman and Kirby’s Sunday Brunch goes until 7 p.m. on Sundays, with a menu that includes chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, steak and eggs and breakfast tacos. The patio is a great place to enjoy specialty cocktails or bottle service, if you’re feeling fancy.
Chevron Houston Marathon on Jan. 17, 2021 (virtual)
Although the biggest running event in the city will be virtual this year, runners will still be taking to their preferred streets or course for a chance to run for a cause and/or compete for their personal best times. Cheer on your favorite runner and follow their progress using their bib number.