See Interesting Places (SIP)
See Interesting Places (SIP) is your passport to Houston’s most fascinating, famous and little-known places, where you can meet, mingle and learn the stories of Houston. SIP receptions include hors d’oeuvres and wine. Starting times for SIP receptions vary depending on location. Don't miss this chance to sip, taste and tour these historic Houston treasures. Advance reservations are required. Address and parking information will be provided upon registration. Click here to see photos from October SIP.
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Visit two homes in Old Sixth Ward followed by drinks and discussion at Julep.
The Steamboat House where neighborhood lore has it that the legendary aviatress, Amelia Earhart, regularly visited her uncle who lived in the house.
AND This ell-wing Folk Victorian cottage which was built in 1893. The floors in the front room are antique mahogany, salvaged from a historic River Oaks mansion plus a collection of art glass lighting, door hardware, pulls and hinges which are all antique.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
This historic home of a Texas state representative, Harris County judge, and mayor of the City of Houston. Constructed in 1912, this home is where the idea of a covered sports stadium was first discussed which resulted in the eventual construction of the Astrodome.