The Commons of Lake Houston homes for sale are tucked away along five miles of Lake Houston shoreline, just 35 minutes northeast of downtown Houston. This community offers the rare opportunity to enjoy a serene natural setting without getting too far from all the big city of Houston has to offer. Located in the cozy community of Huffman, Texas, The Commons is highlighted by more than 30 miles of scenic riding and hiking trails and peaceful cypress-lined bayous. You’ll enjoy plenty of space, with homesites ranging in size from one to four acres. The homes for sale in The Commons range in price from the low $200,000’s to more than $500,000. You’ll find a variety of home styles, with three, four and even five bedrooms. There are homes ranging in size from about 2000 square feet to over 4000 square feet. Homesites are also available in The Commons of Lake Houston.
Christian theater company which alternates Bible-based scripts with mainstream theater classics.
The Alley offers a variety of other events and services: children’s performances, special Monday night events featuring contemporary authors, special holiday performances, backstage tours, theatre classes for young people, and post-show discussions where audiences can interact with the artists.
Da Camera of Houston, founded in 1987, was created in response to concerns about the dwindling audience for classical music in America with the intention to produce a series of thematically programmed concerts designed to attract new listeners to the concert hall.
DiverseWorks is a non-profit art center dedicated to presenting new visual, performing, and literary art. DiverseWorks is a place where the process of creating art is valued and where artists can test new ideas in the public arena. By encouraging the investigation of current artistic, cultural and social issues, DiverseWorks builds, educates, and sustains audiences for contemporary art.
One of the world’s finest dance companies!
Called the world’s leading presenter of new operas, HGO is also know for its stellar productions of standard repertoire, its casting, HGO Orchestra and Chorus. Throughout its 50-year history, HGO has been on the cutting edge of technology, and the HGO website is no exception.
The Mission of the Houston Symphony is to foster excellence and innovation in the performance and presentation of great music; to enrich the lives of our diverse citizenry; to educate current and future audiences and to bring distinction to our community through the orchestra’s international presence and standing.
The Houston Theater District is ranked second in the nation for the number of theater seats in a concentrated downtown area and is one of only five cities with permanent professional resident companies in all of the major performing arts disciplines of opera, ballet, music, and theater.
Stages Repertory Theatre produces new work, interprets established work in new ways, and nurtures talent to invigorate culture for the good of the community.
Theater Lab Houston presents the best in contemporary theater in the Off-Broadway genre, from nationally and internationally renowned playwrights.
The Stage for the Sport’s Finest Performance. The Golf Club of Houston is owned by The Redstone Companies and is under the Redstone Golf Management umbrella. The Golf Club of Houston has been the host of the Shell Houston Open for the past several years.
This is definitely a target course. The greens are undulating, and the fairways are plush. Beware of the numerous sand bunkers incorporated into the course’s design.
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The Houston Public Library system serves the City’s culturally diverse community by offering a broad program of free educational, informational and recreational activities through a central complex and neighborhood branch libraries.
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Private institution dedicated to contemporary art.
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Holocaust Museum Houston is dedicated to educating people about the Holocaust, remembering the 6 million Jews and other innocent victims and honoring the survivors’ legacy. Using the lessons of the Holocaust and other genocides, we teach the dangers of hatred, prejudice and apathy.
The Houston Maritime Museum is the first of its kind in Houston. Exhibits include over 150 ship models, over 100 types of navigational instruments, and numerous maritime artifacts. Lectures on oceans, explorers, cargo ships and fishing vessels provide new and exciting learning experiences for visitors of all ages.
Ranked 4th most attended museum in the nation! Facilities include: IMAX Theater, the Burke Baker Planetarium and the Cockrell Butterfly Center.
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The Menil Collection is a unique museum environment located in the Montrose-area Museum District housing the collection of John and Dominique de Menil. The museum building is the centerpiece of a neighborhood featuring satellite gallery spaces and related cultural institutions set in a parklike setting.
The primary mission of the MFAH is to bring the history of art to all people. As art evolves, we will keep pace by expanding our facilities and our collections-for a look at highlights of recent acquisitions, please visit the New to the Collections section of the Web site.
Rated one of the top two Children’s Museum’s in the country and serving more than 700,000 people annually, The Children’s Museum of Houston is the highest-attended youth museum in the country for its size and is dedicated to transforming communities through innovative, child-centered learning.
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Anahuac NWR is one of more than 540 refuges that comprise the National Wildlife Refuge System, a national network of lands and waters set aside for the benefit of wildlife, and you!
In 1948, the Battleship TEXAS became the first battleship memorial museum in the U.S. That same year, on the anniversary of Texas Independence, the Texas was presented to the State of Texas and commissioned as the flagship of the Texas Navy.
Not far from downtown Houston lies Brazos Bend State Park (S.P.), a scenic haven for birdwatchers and wildlife observers. More than 270 species of birds have been sighted here, and the prehistoric-looking American alligator is the park’s most noteworthy resident. Hiking and biking trails meander through the park’s varied terrains, and several lakes offer excellent fishing.
Downtown Houston aquarium, rides, and restaurants
The George Observatory, located about one hour¿s drive south of Houston in the attractive Brazos Bend State Park, is a satellite facility of the Houston Museum of Natural Science.
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The Hermann Park Conservancy is a citizens’ organization dedicated to the stewardship and improvement of Hermann Park¿ today and for generations to come.
The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is a 155-acre non-profit urban nature sanctuary located on the western edge of Memorial Park. It is managed by the HANC Board of Directors and staff under an agreement with the City of Houston Parks and Recreation Department.
One of the largest and most active chapters of the National Audubon Society.
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