Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market
is “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” apropos with more than 300 merchants selling food, clothing, jewelry and home decor. Don’t miss the Saks Fifth Avenue Fashion Show and Luncheon on Thursday and the Macy’s Fashion Show and Brunch on November 11. The $135 fashion show tickets come with some perks: “You get in at 9 a.m. before the general doors open,” says Mary Alice Parmet, this year’s chair. “You get an hour of early shopping and you go and have lunch, visit; [it’s] just a good break from shopping.” Proceeds benefit the Houston Ballet Foundation and its Academy and scholarship programs. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. November 10 and 11, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. November 12 and 13. NRG Center, One NRG Park. For information, call 713-535-3231 or visit nutcrackermarket.com
. Free to $50.
Update your naughty or nice lists, because it’s time for the largest holiday shopping event in Texas. The theme for this year’s