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51st Annual Candlelight Tour
December 14 and 15
See people and events from Houston's past come alive at The Heritage Society's 51st Annual Candlelight Tour. With beautiful lights, historic structures decorated for the season, Santa's Workshop, refreshments at the Candlelight Café, and carolers strolling the park's pathways, there is something for the whole family to enjoy!
The Tour also coincides with The Grand Reopening of Sam Houston Park, on Saturday and Sunday, December 14 and 15 ... More ...
The University of Minnesota and Syracuse University have accepted bids to play in the 2013 Texas Bowl at Reliant Stadium. The Orange will fill the Big 12 position as an at-large bid representing the Atlantic Coast Conference, while the Golden Gophers will represent the Big Ten Conference.
The 2013 Texas Bowl will be played on Friday, December 27 at 5:00 p.m. and will be televised nationally on ESPN ... More ...
Chevron Houston Marathon
This annual 26.2, 13.1 and 3.1 mile run, which begins and ends at Downtown’s George R. Brown Convention Center, has steadily grown to attract more than 20,000 entrants from around the world and 200,000 spectators. It is the largest single day sporting event in the city ... More ...
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
March 4 to 23
For 80 years, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ has been the heartbeat of the Southwest, beating powerfully with 26,000 volunteers who annually contribute their time, resources, and talent as part of the world's largest livestock exhibition, world's richest regular-season rodeo, and the Southwest's premier entertainment event. ... More ...
Fiscal Responsibility and "My Tax Dollars at Work" Web Pages
"This webpage will provide a detailed look at the tough decisions we’ve been making, ... More ...
To see how your annual property taxes pay for all the services provided by the City of Houston enter your property's appraised value on this new site. ... More ...
Annise D. Parker, Mayor
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