Looking for something fun to do before the hustle of Thanksgiving coming up just in a few days? Well here is a re-cap of upcoming events happening in and around Houston this weekend. Have a good one.
Festival of Lights, Moody Gardens
The Festival of Lights at Moody Gardens in Galveston. Moody Gardens will glistening with holiday spirit on 11/19/2010 going through 1/01/2011. Attracting more than 85,000 visitors, and featuring holiday shopping, pictures with Santa, a gingerbread house and the area’s only outdoor ice rink. For more info visit Moody Gardens, Galveston
The Winter Waterway Festival
The Woodlands Town Center presents The Winter Waterway Festival, happening on November 20, 2010 through January 17, 2011. Bring the whole family out for the 28th annual Lighting of the Doves. On Saturday, November the 20th from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. you can enjoy the holiday festivities. In Town Green Park enjoy, music, ice carvers, fireworks, snow, children’s activities and the arrival of Santa Claus.
A Christmas Carol
Join Ebenezer Scrooge and the gang for a performance of A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas at the Alley Theatre from Nov. 19-Dec. 27. Expect the classic Charles Dickens’ story, along with a few twists and turns for good measure. Tickets start at $38 for most shows. Performances will be held Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. Weekend matinees will be held at 2:30 p.m. For more information, go to www.alleytheatre.com
Lighting of the Doves Festival
The Lighting of the Doves Festival will feature the arrival of Santa, along with live music, ice carvers, snow for the kids to play in, fireworks, lots of activities for the kid’s and much more! The Festival is in conjunction with the annual International Winter On The Waterway which will add an international flavor to your holiday celebrations in The Woodlands, Texas. Lighting of the Doves will be on Saturday, November 20th from 3-9pm at Town Green Park in The Woodlands, Spring, TX.
Fairy and Sugar Plum Market
Allegro Ballet of Houston presents its annual Breakfast with the Sugar Plum Fairy and Sugar Plum Market on Nov. 20 from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Lakeside Country Club, 100 Hillcrest Drive. Enjoy a beautiful breakfast with the Sugar Plum Fairy and her friends from The Nutcracker ballet. The costumed characters will interact with the guests enhancing all of the Christmas wonder and holiday magic. Call Allegro Ballet of Houston for tickets and reservations at 281-496-4670.