Getting you in the Holiday Spirit…
Ikea Houston Silver Screen at Discovery Green with Mix 96.5
Enjoy some of your favorite holiday movies outdoors on the big screen a the park Thursday nights at Discovery Green!
Thursday, December 2, 2010 – Elf
Thursday, December 9, 2010 – The Polar Express
Thursday, December 16, 2010 – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
Thursday, December 23, 2010 – It’s a Wonderful Life
Thursday, December 30, 2010 – Home Alone
Mayor’s Holiday Celebration at City Hall
Friday, Dec 3, 2010 at 6:00 PM
Join Mayor Annise Parker for music and the lighting of the official holiday tree, with fireworks. Featuring Eddie Levert of the O’Jays. Please bring a new unwrapped toy to the Reliant Energy Booth and make the holiday brighter for a child this season.
37th Annual Dickens on The Strand – Galveston
Saturday, Dec 4 from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
A holiday festival that recreates the Victorian London of Charles Dickens. Characters from Dickens novels walk the street. Food, shops, and entertainment fill the area with sights and smells that take you back to another era.
Joseph Medical Center ICE at Discovery Green
Open Daily from November 25, 2010 – January 17, 2011
The Downtown Houston skyline is perfect backdrop for outdoor ice skating on the model boat basin, which is chilled to a frosty 22 degrees using recycled water from Kinder Lake and powered by renewable energy. Even the ice rink border is made from recycled plastic!
The Nutcracker at the Houston Ballet
November 26 – December 26, 2010
A wonderful ballet for the entire family, The Nutcracker is the perfect way to introduce young children to the power and beauty of classical dance. Featuring glorious scenery and costumes by Tony Award-winning designer Desmond Heeley, Ben Stevenson’s breathtaking production of The Nutcracker is, in the words of the Houston Chronicle, “the crown jewel of holiday entertainment.”