THROW YOUR PLANS OUT the window. We scoured the state in search of the top events and offerings, from Kenny Rogers’ Christmas and Hits show in San Antonio to the Stallion Boots trunk show in Houston. Here’s our super select guide to the things you absolutely can’t afford to miss.
Mr. Rogers’s Renaissance
Kenny Rogers has no reason to fold ’em. The Houston native’s popularity is surging among his original fans, who have propelled his new memoir, Luck Or Something Like It, to the New York Times best-seller list. He is also attracting a new generation of fans, who he won over earlier this year when he performed at the Bonnaroo Festival. The two audiences will come together to support Rogers when he returns to his home state to perform his annual Christmas and Hits Tour, where a local choir will join him for standards like “O Holy Night” and “Away in a Manger.” The show, which is in its 31st year, is now a standard for Rogers. It morphed from a regular performance of his hits to a