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Holiday Happenings


December 23, 2008 -- The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring the Rockettes, will come to Houston with seven performances running January 2-4 at the Toyota Center. More
December 22, 2008 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation today announced openings for tours of The Bishop's Palace, the Elissa and the Historic 1859 St. Joseph's Church during the holidays. More
December 13, 2008 -- The Moody Gardens Festival of Lights is now open nightly, including Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. More
December 11, 2008 -- The 3rd Marine Division Association will hold its annual Christmas Dinner on Saturday at Ninfa's Mexican Restaurant on the Gulf Freeway. More
December 11, 2008 -- Moody Gardens on Saturday opened its Festival of Lights, and reported large crowds at the event. More
December 10, 2008 -- The Galveston County Model Railroad Club and the Dickinson Historical Society will present the "Holiday Express" Model Train Show on Saturday and Sunday at the Historic Railroad Center in Dickinson. More
December 09, 2008 -- The City of Friendswood will hold its "Santa in the Park" event on Saturday at Stevenson Park. More
December 09, 2008 -- The City of Kemah is holding its Pancakes and Pictures with Santa event on Saturday at Kemah City Hall. More
December 09, 2008 -- Santa Paws, an event to benefit the Galveston Island Humane Society, will be held at Tom's Thumb Nursery on December 20. More
December 07, 2008 -- More than 300 friends and customers of Custom Specialist motorcycle shop in La Marque delivered presents to the children at Shriners Burns Hospital in Galveston on Saturday. More
December 07, 2008 -- Dickens on The Strand attracted large crowds to Downtown Galveston. More
December 07, 2008 -- The Dickinson Festival of Lights Society Inc. is hosting the 11th Annual Dickinson Festival of Lights in Paul Hopkins Park. More
December 05, 2008 -- The Salvation Army of Greater Houston is asking area residents and corporations to donate new, unwrapped gifts for their Angel Tree Christmas assistance program. More
December 05, 2008 -- Dickens on The Strand, a 35-year-old Victorian holiday festival, will be held this weekend despite extensive flood damage by Hurricane Ike to the historic downtown where the festival is held. GuidryNews.com is a media sponsor of the event and will be posting the Sights and Sounds of Dickens on The Strand. More
December 04, 2008 -- The "Lights of Love" Holiday Celebration is Friday night at the Ronald McDonald House of Galveston More
December 04, 2008 -- The City of League City will host an open house at Helen Hall Library and the city's official Tree Lighting ceremony this evening. More
December 03, 2008 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Combo and Jazz Ensemble will perform a free concert on December 16 at the Fine Arts Recital Hall. More
December 02, 2008 -- The Galveston Convention and Visitors Bureau today issued a release noting that many of the island's holiday events and tourist activities are taking place despite ongoing recovery from Hurricane Ike. More
December 02, 2008 -- Hospice Care Team, Inc. will host a Holiday Memories event on December 13 for children and teens grieving the death of a loved one. More
December 02, 2008 -- Houston Mayor Bill White, along with co-host Deborah Duncon and musical guests, will host the annual Mayor's Holiday Celebration and tree lighting on Friday at City Hall. More
December 01, 2008 -- The City of Friendswood will hold its first Santa in the Park event on December 13 at Stevenson Park. More
December 01, 2008 -- The Ben J. Rogers Regional Visitors Center today announced that it has assembled a display of area holiday events to help visitors make plans for their holiday entertainment. More
November 30, 2008 -- The 32nd Annual Turkey Bowl at Adoue Park in Galveston attracted an assortment of Galveston Islanders who celebrate Thanksgiving Day in the friendly competition each year. More
November 30, 2008 -- The Galveston Kiwanis Club held its Annual Installation and Awards Banquet on Friday Evening, November 21, at the Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston. More
November 29, 2008 -- Harris County Precinct Two Commissioner will give the order to light the Lynchburg Ferries at sundown on Monday at the North Landing of the Ferry at 1001 S. Lynchburg Road, which is now known as Independence Parkway. More
November 29, 2008 -- The City of Pasadena's official Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Celebration will be held on Friday, December 5. More
November 28, 2008 -- Tickets are still available to all Galveston’s Dickens Festival Special Events. More
November 26, 2008 -- Pine Forest Baptist Church in Vidor will hold a synchronized outdoor light and music show starting Friday. More
November 26, 2008 -- College of the Mainland's Mainland Chorale and Mainland Singers will perform a free Christmass concert on December 9 at St. John's Methodist Church in Texas City. More
November 25, 2008 -- The Houston Downtown Management District has announced the first-ever Downtown District Holiday Spectacular which includes shows at the Theater District, the new holiday decor located at Main Street Square, new shopping venues like the Houston Pavilions and The Ice at Discovery Green, downtown's outdoor ice skating rink. More
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