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July 2019 Calendar

DESIGN/INTERIORS

JULY 17: Staging to Sell — What Every Agent Should Know
Shelley Barndollar of Showhomes Houston presents this valuable course that will help real estate professionals decrease the time a home is on the market; realtors will receive three continuing education credits, designation as a RESA Certified Staging Advocate, and brunch.
Stewart Title Company, 2925 Richmond Avenue, Suite 1500, www.facebook.com/showhomeshouston

JULY 20: Summer Design Sip + Stroll
Meet leaders in design at this swanky event that honors Audrey Drought, Linda Eyles and Tami Owen, co-presented by the Houston Design Center and Modern Luxury Interiors Texas. Reservations are requested.
Somerset Green, 7002 Old Katy Road, www.summersipandstroll.eventbrite.com

AUGUST 21-24: Designer Sample Sale
If you’re looking for something other than the same ol’, same ol’, then don’t miss amazing buys, design lectures and food trucks, with unprecedented savings on floor samples, furniture, rugs, art, antiques and accessories. And remember, it only happens once a year.
The Houston Design Center, 7026 Old Katy Road, 713-864-2660, www.thehoustondesigncenter.com

AUGUST 22-23: Access/Design
Get advice from some of the city’s top interior designers and tour stylish home décor showrooms, while enjoying delicious bites from some of Houston’s top food trucks.
The Houston Design Center, 7026 Old Katy Road, 713-864-2660, www.thehoustondesigncenter.com

OCTOBER 19-20: AIA Houston Home Tour 2019
Mark your calendars for this annual tour that demonstrates excellence in design.
713-529-0155, www.aiahouston.org

NOVEMBER 2-3: Preservation Houston Good Brick Tour
Don’t miss this perennial showcase of restored and repurposed historic homes, structures and murals.
713-510-3990, www.preservationhouston.org/awards

 

ANTIQUES

AUGUST 16-18: Houston Glass Show 45th Annual Vintage Glass and Antique Show and Sale
It’s the highlight of the year for the Houston Glass Club and its members, attracting more than 30 dealers from across the United States and showcasing depression era glass, American crystal, dinnerware, kitchenware, silver, pottery and early American pattern glass (EAPG).
Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, 4310 Highway 36 South, Rosenberg, 281-240-0382, www.houstonglassclub.org

SEPTEMBER 7-8: Fall Katy Home & Garden Show and Vintage Market
Learn about chalk painting, explore a tiny home village and shop the vintage market.
Merrell Center, 6301 South Stadium Lane, Katy, www.fallkatyhomeandgardenshow.com

 

EVENTS
JULY 13: Home Buyer Seminar
Take the fear out of purchasing your first home with tips and tricks that will help navigate the process. Information includes the buying process, inspections, negotiation, and preparing for the big move.
Century 21 Olympian - New Construction, 2915 South Sam Houston Parkway East, www.facebook.com/century21OlympianNewConstruction

JULY 17: Home Retention & Investment Class
Maximize the value in home ownership with this curated course that offers vital resources and information on how to properly invest in your home and find its hidden value, presented by NAACP Houston Branch Housing Committee.
NAACP Houston Branch, 2002 Wheeler, 713-526-3389, www.naacphouston.org

JULY 20: “A Giant Leap”
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo lunar landing with space-themed exhibitions, stargazing, photo opps, a film screening and a spectacular paratrooper landing. The Houston Metropolitan Research Center will be on hand, sharing historic artifacts, while the astronauts currently orbiting on the International Space Station will send a video message.
Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney, www.discoverygreen.com/moonlanding

JULY 20, AUGUST 17: Flea by Night presented by Green Mountain Energy®
Treasure hunt at this destination market with artful kitsch, vintage items, midcentury modern furniture and recycled or repurposed items from local artisans and designers.
Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney, www.discoverygreen.com/flea

JULY 26: Macrame Hanging Planters Workshop
Using scissors and creativity, transform rope into gorgeous macrame hanging planters, making a stylish boho accessory for any home. Learn how to measure rope, tie new knots and care for ferns and other houseplants in this Pop Shop America workshop. Greenhouse Catering Company is providing the small bites and light cocktails.
Art Cellar Houston, 1460 Eldridge Parkway #120, www.popshopamerica.com

JULY 30: First Time Home Buyer Seminar
If you’re ready to say “no” to rent and “yes” to home ownership, then check out this course that looks at the steps needed to buy a home, including the lending process, inspections and insurance.
KJ Capital Realty Group, 19708 Northwest Freeway, Suite 2800, www.facebook.com/KJCapitalRealtyGroup

AUGUST 2-4: Houston Abilities Expo
Explore technology and gadgets that level the playing field and allow those in the disability community to do extraordinary things, even play sled hockey or dance with Auti Angel. With interactive events, informative workshops and the latest in tech and disability products, it’s time to make this the year of “yes I can.”
NRG Center, 1 NRG Park, www.abilities.com/houston

AUGUST 2-4, 6-11: Houston Shakespeare Festival
Step back in time with presentations of betrayal and secrecy in Julius Caesar and hilarious madcaps in As You Like It when the Houston Shakespeare Festival returns to the hill in this University of Houston production.
Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Drive, www.milleroutdoortheatre.com

AUGUST 14: DIY Downtown: Origami
Join Pop Shop America and the Downtown District to learn how to fold cranes, dragons and other artful creations. Local Foods Downtown and Phoenicia are providing light bites for this workshop.
Julia Ideson Library, 500 McKinney, www.downtownhouston.org/diydowntown

AUGUST 3: Home Buyer’s Class
The Eblen Real Estate team offers this class that looks at downpayment assistance programs in the Houston area, while also answering questions about how to qualify, what credit score is needed, and navigating the best program for your situation.
Eblen Real Estate, 340 North Sam Houston Parkway, www.facebook.com/RealtorJessicare

AUGUST 14-15: Houston Build Expo
Sales guru Tom Woodcock is the keynote speaker, presenting lectures and workshops on construction sales and networking. Other forums cover website strategies, tax savings, estimating, green building and laminated timber. Gain the edge on your competitors and seal the deal at this annual show.
NRG Center, 1 NRG Park, 877-219-3976, www.buildexpousa.com

AUGUST 24: Historic Glenwood Cemetery Walking Tour
Preservation Houston hosts this walking tour of the historic Glenwood Cemetery, established in 1871, strolling past the final resting places of Houston’s founders including banker B.A. Shepherd, grocer Henry Henke, and railroad tycoon Paul Bremond.
Glenwood Cemetery, 2525 Washington Avenue, 713-510-3990, www.preservationhouston.org

AUGUST 24: AIA SandCastle Competition
More than 60 teams are competing for the coveted Gold Bucket Award, trying to topple reigning champs Kirksey + Metzger for last year’s “Scarytales,” a phenomenal construction that also brought home the win for greatest feat of structural integrity and tallest standing structure.
East Beach, 1923 Boddeker, Galveston, www.aiahouston.org/v/site-home/AIA-Sandcastle/3m

 

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