If you aren't shopping for the holidays this may be the perfect weekend to chill and catch a movie or concert. If you are feeling the giving spirit, we have something for you as well.
Party for a good cause
The Orange Show strikes up the holiday spirit with music, tamales and more with the East End Toy Drive & Concert. Changoman will serve up its signature blend of rock, folk, pop, Latin, funk and R&B; and Red-Handed Productions will present "Hypnagogia," a puppet show set in outer space. Kids will also be able to make their own tree ornaments. When: 7 p.m. Saturday; Where: Orange Show Monument, 2402 Munger; Tickets: $15 or one new, unwrapped toy.
More Christmas fun : Don't forget our holiday guide
A perfect evening awaits
Bob Schneider is seeking to create a perfect evening. The Austin-based singer-songwriter is no stranger to Houston, but this time he’s putting together a special event billed as Bob Schneider and the Moonlight Orchestra Holiday Show, which will find him and his band backed by the Tosca String Quartet at 8 p.m. Friday at the Wortham Theater Center.
Read : Bands in town this week
Thrillers hit theaters
The big movie coming out this weekend is the biopic "Hitchcock," which stars Anthony Hopkins as the title character. The film details the making of "Psycho" and his relationship with his wife Alma Reville.
The makers of "Saw IV" return to the torture horror genre with "The Collector" and Brad Pitt stars in the mob movie "Killing Them Softly."
Read : A review of “Hitchcock”
Check out : The weekend's movie listings