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Custom candle making in Heights boutique
At the Candle Bar, you will have the opportunity to learn a new skill and create 2 unique one-of-a-kind candles. Come pull up a chair and we'll serve you a drink of your choice (red or white wine, or a local beer). Take in the beautiful aesthetics of the store and make something special for someone special...or simply just yourself. Here you can take a piece of Houston back home with you. We'll start off by teaching you the process behind making your own personal candle and the science behind building a fragrance. Then we'll walk you through building your own fragrance. Once we've completed that, we will guide you through making and pouring your own candle. While the candle is drying, feel free to shop at Forth & Nomad, or relax on our beautiful, wooden patio under our historic oak trees. Please allow up to 3 hours for your candles to dry before taking them home. You can also pick up your candles at another time. If you have a party greater than 8, please send us a message so that we can discuss the options! We hope to see you soon!
Houston Epic Photos
We will meet in downtown Houston to get eye-catching photos for your social media accounts and photo books . This will be a group session unless you book a private session . Group sessions are cheaper but you will share time taking pictures. You will be able to take photos by yourself but other people will also attend. Only private sessions are able to choose locations. Once we meet I will setup my professional Canon DSLR and we will begin to take pictures at the graffiti murals. I will edit up to 60+ images for FREE !!!!!. It will be fun and energetic all while capturing beautiful moments. Every location will have a place where you can get an amazing shot and create memories for many years to come .
Al's Paranormal & History Excursion
Welcome. I'm a paranormal and historical researcher. I take people to paranormal active areas that i research and log. 1503Tours later, i still enjoy sharing this experience with people who appreciate history and the paranormal. This a small group experience. This isn't a ghost tour. It goes beyond that. This paranormal experience looks to anything strange science can't easily explain along with history. I'm passionate about history and the Paranormal. Please request availability or a private tour if need a certain date/time. If you message me we can Try to make your tour or private tour happen. All information and evidence beyond factual history is my personal creation, I do not allow anyone to film me, my voice, nor copy my paranormal evidence. I do help people try to capture their own evidence which is something I'm passionate about as well.
THE HOUSTON HUSTLE Scavenger Hunt
It all begins at a scenic spot that's a local favorite. We will get our missions and go over instructions/ground rules for the game. After a warm-up to prepare for this true sport, teams will take off to experience a wide variety of carefully curated locations throughout town. You'll drive in your car (special carless version available on request) to the various checkpoints, solving clues and accepting challenges that involve getting outside your comfort zone at each spot! Both family and dog friendly, the game alternates between the indoors and outdoors with plenty of alternative spots and free choices too! You'll send photos to your host to document your progress. You can even interact with locals who can help with clues! You won’t be able to avoid having fun, uncovering hidden gems and local secrets, making memories, laughing and learning along the way! You’ll be part of the rich culture of this dynamic city! Every turn is full of surprises, so questions in advance are welcomed! Unlock future discounts on our hunts in Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, Fort Worth, and Corpus Christi!Great for corporate teams and other special groups too! Other things to note We can offer special diet friendly and rainy day checkpoints - bonus missions too! We can accommodate larger groups, special dates/times, and private groups on request. Custom adventures available!
GO GALVESTON Scavenger Hunt
It all begins at a scenic spot that's a local favorite. We will get our missions and go over instructions/ground rules for the game. After a warm-up to prepare for this true sport, teams will take off to experience a wide variety of carefully curated locations throughout town. You'll drive in your car (special carless version available on request) to the various checkpoints, solving clues and accepting challenges that involve getting outside your comfort zone at each spot! Both family and dog friendly, the game alternates between the indoors and outdoors with plenty of alternative spots and free choices too! You'll send photos to your host to document your progress. You can even interact with locals to solve clues! You won’t be able to avoid having fun, uncovering hidden gems and local secrets, making memories, laughing and learning along the way! You’ll be part of the rich culture of this dynamic city! Every turn is full of surprises, so questions in advance are welcomed! Check out our hunts in 200 cities in North America and Bahamas! Great for corporate teams and other special groups!

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Houston Pottery Throw Down
First time introduction to pottery throwing with the pottery wheel and clay. Learn to use the pottery wheel, center clay and make a bowl, cup or plate. Students will be given two hours to play with clay. We will learn how to use a pottery wheel to make a bowl and cup. BYOB. Call or Msg for last minute bookings, it is possible... At the end of class you'll get your choice of a comparable sized / priced cup, vase, plate or bowl from the gallery to take home. Direction to the shop: “Park near Holler Brewing Co. Walk through the breezeway next to the brewery and take a right once you get through. The shop will be on your right”.
Howdy H-Town's East Downtown Food Tour
PUBLIC TOURS AVAILABLE OCTOBER - APRIL Taste some of the many flavors Houston has to offer as your guide takes you to five delicious venues. Through food, art and history you will see how EADO has evolved from Houston’s original Chinatown into one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in the country. Sample delicious food from a bakery, a taco stand, a BBQ restaurant, a unique supermarket and a Vietnamese restaurant as you hear expert commentary about the graffiti art, architecture, public art and green spaces that have helped shape EADO. Your guide will provide you with Howdy H-Town’s Ultimate Guide to Houston- A curated list of things to do, where to eat and drink so you can continue exploring Houston like a local after the tour.
Sushi making in Downtown Houston
Join me in a delicious culinary adventure! Sushi making is a fun, creative, interactive experience where the combinations and possibilities are endless. I will teach you how to make all your sushi restaurant basics, but we will put a fun twist on our creations: futomaki/maki (rice on inside), uramaki (rice on outside), and nigiri. What we will do: -make sushi rice -dissect your favorite restaurants menu -recreate your favorite rolls and items I will reach out to you ahead of time to get ideas for what kind of rolls you're interested in making. Premium items available upon request for an upcharge (i.e uni, toro, scallops, etc.) Class can be GF, Vegetarian, or Vegan upon request. After we make our sushi platter we can choose to dine at the chef's table or move upstairs to the rooftop to enjoy our meal over city skyline views. BYOB or authentic sake, wine, beer, seltzer available for purchase! You can follow @lavsushimaking on instagram to see more photos of classes. Feel free to message me to request other dates/times if you do not see something that fits your schedule. I will try to accommodate as much as possible. Houston area guests can book this experience in their own home or location of preference. Message me for more information! Per COVID guidelines, please stay home if you are feeling unwell. Happy to reschedule! Great for team buildings!
Enjoy Houston with the Private Chef Mariana
Enjoy your very own private chef experience at your place! Take advantage of our group discounts! ★ 10% OFF — groups from 4 to 5 guests ★ 15% OFF — groups of +6 guests Learn the secrets hidden within each dish, and enjoy a delicious multi-course meal. Get ready to discover the taste of Houston without leaving your own dining room! I will arrive 90 minutes before your preferred dining time in order to begin working my magic. I won't arrive empty-handed! No-no, I will show up at your doorstep equipped with every ingredient needed in order to prepare your meal. Feel free to put your apron on and cook some of the dishes with me! I am eager to share with you the secrets behind my recipes and Houston local hidden treasures. Not in the mood? Well then lay down, relax, enjoy a few appetizers and allow me and my team to take care of you. Eat, share, drink, laugh, and explore Houston dining scene from your own table. Oh and don’t worry about tidying up, everything will be left spotless for you to continue to enjoy! To have a closer look at my menus, send me a direct message and I will send them your way! Please note that to book an experience there is a minimum of 2 guests required.
Easy to do Dim Sum & Culture Sharing in Houston
Teach simple and easy to learn dim sum and Chinese dish cooking , any one of your choices, share recipe of any dishes of your interest and offer hands on class in my gourmet kitchen. Showcase video of Chinese Cuisine Culture and teach some basic Chinese words. Guest will leave with food to bring home and be able to make dish on their own

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Values Vision Vino Workshop Social
Join us for your very first workshop social, part workshop, part social at one of our studios! We mix education and social mixing into one experience to help you define your most unwavering values and gain clarity around the lifestyle you want. All while meeting like-minded individuals doing the same and enjoying some tasty charcuterie bites provided by Boardoak HTX catering and vino (BYOB). In this interactive live class, we take a journey through media, culture, and life experiences to help you visualize and design your vision board. Just in time for the new year! BYOV (Vino) Not limited to wine, feel free to bring your favorite beverage and additional bites. We will have catered charcuterie boards to graze from. Some have enjoyed bringing their own snack board too! While we will bring some publications to use for cutouts, we also recommend that you bring 3 magazines too. Throughout the workshop, we provide you with thought-provoking visuals, content, and commentary to help you piece together the elements of your vision board. During specific social breaks, guests will be guided to share their ideas and their future vision while sipping on their wine cheese!
Custom candle making in Heights boutique
At the Candle Bar, you will have the opportunity to learn a new skill and create 2 unique one-of-a-kind candles. Come pull up a chair and we'll serve you a drink of your choice (red or white wine, or a local beer). Take in the beautiful aesthetics of the store and make something special for someone special...or simply just yourself. Here you can take a piece of Houston back home with you. We'll start off by teaching you the process behind making your own personal candle and the science behind building a fragrance. Then we'll walk you through building your own fragrance. Once we've completed that, we will guide you through making and pouring your own candle. While the candle is drying, feel free to shop at Forth & Nomad, or relax on our beautiful, wooden patio under our historic oak trees. Please allow up to 3 hours for your candles to dry before taking them home. You can also pick up your candles at another time. If you have a party greater than 8, please send us a message so that we can discuss the options! We hope to see you soon!
Dinner with Private Chef
Join us for an a flavor afrofusion Adventure with Chef Addie. Chef Addie is a top private fusion chef in Houston and will be serving 4 course dinner that is prefect for date night, adult dinner party, birthday party etc. There is be seat for 1 couple 2 couples, 4 couples and 6 couples and up to 12 guest in total. if you are interested in a group date trying something new with your couple friends. If you also want to just want to do friends date We can Accommodate you as well. Chef Addie is the Professional Chef and Owner of Addies kitchen restaurant in downtown Houston!
Houston Pottery Throw Down
First time introduction to pottery throwing with the pottery wheel and clay. Learn to use the pottery wheel, center clay and make a bowl, cup or plate. Students will be given two hours to play with clay. We will learn how to use a pottery wheel to make a bowl and cup. BYOB. Call or Msg for last minute bookings, it is possible... At the end of class you'll get your choice of a comparable sized / priced cup, vase, plate or bowl from the gallery to take home. Direction to the shop: “Park near Holler Brewing Co. Walk through the breezeway next to the brewery and take a right once you get through. The shop will be on your right”.
Mountain Bike Top Texas Tails
Join me for some prime ride time on some of the best trails North Houston has to offer! We will start by choosing some goals are for the ride while we stretch and get ready to sweat a little. - There are two time slots available. Early morning, roughly 30-60 minutes after sunrise and late afternoon, ending the ride 30 minutes prior to sunset. Whether it is your second or twenty-second time on some trails, we will discuss some fundamentals along with rider etiquette so everyone is on the same page. We will start on some green trails to warm up and find our flow. As we fall into a groove we can peel off to explore what feels comfortable. After following some lines in the shaded woods we will stop at a favorite spot of mine for a snack and cool off. Upon the 2 hour mark we can decide to continue or return for some ice water and air conditioning to capstone a great ride.
Horseback at Rockin' star ranch
Horse back riding @ Rockin star ranch! You'll start your time off being fitted with a riding helmet followed by a half hour of instruction on how to properly saddle and mount your horse, how to properly fit the bridle on their head, how to put a bit in their mouth, basic left, right, forward, backward, and stop commands. After that (if you feel confident) we will ride around the arena to get you acclimated to your new friend. Still feeling good? Off we go to tour the property! We've got Oryx, Elk, Auodad, Axis deer, Whitetail deer, Rams, and all sorts of other furry little critters that might happen to cross our path. Bring your boots and jeans!
Howdy H-Town's East Downtown Food Tour
PUBLIC TOURS AVAILABLE OCTOBER - APRIL Taste some of the many flavors Houston has to offer as your guide takes you to five delicious venues. Through food, art and history you will see how EADO has evolved from Houston’s original Chinatown into one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in the country. Sample delicious food from a bakery, a taco stand, a BBQ restaurant, a unique supermarket and a Vietnamese restaurant as you hear expert commentary about the graffiti art, architecture, public art and green spaces that have helped shape EADO. Your guide will provide you with Howdy H-Town’s Ultimate Guide to Houston- A curated list of things to do, where to eat and drink so you can continue exploring Houston like a local after the tour.
Sunset picnic & photoshoot in the heart of Houston
The guest who book this experience will enjoy an afternoon sunset in Houston's most local preferred park and garden with the Houston skyline as the back drop. When the guest arrive I will introduce my self and give the guest info about the area and park, I will then walk them down to their unique picnic set up and capture that first look moment followed by a 10 min photo session. After I have captured some portraits I will then leave them to enjoy the experience on their own. They will then be able to enjoy the views along with local rose and charcuterie board as well as some fun board games perfect for couples , girls date , or just a special afternoon in Houston. coming soon to Galveston Island !
Goat Yoga Mini-Retreat
We know how to provide an amazing experience and our Goat Yoga Mini-Retreats are unique, fun and therapeutic! Part Yoga, Part Animal-Assisted Therapy. Goats on the Bayou Farm is tucked away on the outskirts of Alvin Texas and is an amazing waterfront property. We are conveniently located between Houston and Galveston. Goat Yoga is about disconnecting from day to day stress, illness or depression and focusing on improving mental health. No yoga experience is needed! Hatha Yoga. If you're traveling to Texas, THIS is your bucket list experience, perfect for small or large groups of friends and family looking for something different. Our venue is Goats on the Bayou Farm located on the Chocolate Bayou. This is a 120 minute experience and includes: Goat Yoga and Animal Therapy. This experience is well worth the short drive for this destination. Follow the signs to our black metal gate. Your experience starts with 30 minutes of meet and greet and an introduction to the Farm, followed by a 20-30 minute Hatha yoga and pictures galore. The classes are modified because of the goats. After the class we turn them loose and let you spend time soaking up the love and attention. Every one of our animals was hand raised on this Farm so you are sure to have a wonderful time!
Houston Epic Photos
We will meet in downtown Houston to get eye-catching photos for your social media accounts and photo books . This will be a group session unless you book a private session . Group sessions are cheaper but you will share time taking pictures. You will be able to take photos by yourself but other people will also attend. Only private sessions are able to choose locations. Once we meet I will setup my professional Canon DSLR and we will begin to take pictures at the graffiti murals. I will edit up to 60+ images for FREE !!!!!. It will be fun and energetic all while capturing beautiful moments. Every location will have a place where you can get an amazing shot and create memories for many years to come .
Texas Wolfdog Experience
I am the President of Texas Wolfdog Project and Shelter, we host small group tours with many of our rescued Wolfdogs , people learn about the animals & their stories along with proper care of these types of dogs. We do allow interaction with some of our animals if the animals want to interact with the visitors . Guests get a fun outdoor encounter and come away with a completely new understanding of Wolfdogs and greatly enjoy interacting with the dogs. Normally the tour lasts about an hour and we of course have age limits when interacting with the animals. We are a 501c3 charity & licensed animal shelter in the state of Texas.
Sushi making in Downtown Houston
Join me in a delicious culinary adventure! Sushi making is a fun, creative, interactive experience where the combinations and possibilities are endless. I will teach you how to make all your sushi restaurant basics, but we will put a fun twist on our creations: futomaki/maki (rice on inside), uramaki (rice on outside), and nigiri. What we will do: -make sushi rice -dissect your favorite restaurants menu -recreate your favorite rolls and items I will reach out to you ahead of time to get ideas for what kind of rolls you're interested in making. Premium items available upon request for an upcharge (i.e uni, toro, scallops, etc.) Class can be GF, Vegetarian, or Vegan upon request. After we make our sushi platter we can choose to dine at the chef's table or move upstairs to the rooftop to enjoy our meal over city skyline views. BYOB or authentic sake, wine, beer, seltzer available for purchase! You can follow @lavsushimaking on instagram to see more photos of classes. Feel free to message me to request other dates/times if you do not see something that fits your schedule. I will try to accommodate as much as possible. Houston area guests can book this experience in their own home or location of preference. Message me for more information! Per COVID guidelines, please stay home if you are feeling unwell. Happy to reschedule! Great for team buildings!
Waller County Horseback Riding Adventure
This country horseback riding experience offers a Texas style adventure on a 300 acre property located in Waller, TX. Enjoy a peaceful guided ride along the trails and then end at the campfire. Your guide is none other than a 5x NFR qualifier who has made his living off riding bucking horses. He has lifelong experience with horses and will give you the comfort you need to ride these majestic animals along the trails. Being out in the country you never know what you will see from deer, hogs, eagles, and even armadillos. Come enjoy this experience located only minutes outside of Houston. It is guaranteed to be a memorable experience!
The Art of Candle and Soap-making
Love a nice scented candle and soap? Now you can make your own. In this LIVE super-fun experience, we will guide you in creating soy wax (plant-based) candles and soaps! We will walk through - an overview of the candle and/or soap-making, scent formulation, and essential candle and/or soap-making steps, as well as share tips, tricks, and troubleshooting. We also welcome curious learners who would like to learn about candle and soap making in this event - no skills required. Create a unique design and fragrance for your customized candles and soap by using creativity. ​ All guests will leave with 6 bars of soap or two candles: 1 - 8oz 1 - 4 oz **For groups 10+, we can come to you** Great for groups, Great for teams, Great for team building, Great for couples, Great for solos
Wine & Design Cake or Cookie
Your 1.5 hour experience includes: Will be set up in the swing room if during your airbnb stay or on location for your convenience (within 1.5 hours of IAH Airport) (please let me know if you want me to come to your location) Wine and wine flutes, Hands on instructions and guidance by TearaVon 1- 3 inch 2 layer cake (vanilla ) to decorate Please let me know if you are wanting to design decorate a cookie or a cake 2 colors of your choice for Icing (you will color the icing) Additional cake decorations and decoration tools (for use during the experience) for your cake designs Box to transport your master piece And last but not least bragging rights for the best design. Prior notice required to be included in your air bnb stay.
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