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Holiday Happenings
2010/2011

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December 30, 2010 -- Sugar Land Town Square will come to life with energetic music, state-of-the-art lighting effects and street performers from across the nation during the City of Sugar Land’s second New Year’s Eve on the Square celebration on Friday, December 31. More
December 30, 2010 -- The Twelfth Night of Christmas will be celebrated on Thursday, January 6, at Moody Mansion. More
December 27, 2010 -- The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center in Galveston will host a New Year's Eve celebration on Friday. More
December 27, 2010 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will host its annual New Year's Gala on Friday at 9 p.m. More
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December 23, 2010 -- Crew members aboard the United States Coast Guard Cutter Aquidneck, which is stationed in the Arabian Gulf, recently recorded video holiday greetings for their families in Texas and Louisiana. More
December 23, 2010 -- The Bayou Vista Volunteer Fire Department will host a New Year's Eve party at the Municipal Utility District No. 12 building. More
December 23, 2010 -- Deputies with the Galveston County Sheriff's Office recently hosted Christmas parties in Bacliff and Santa Fe to provide fun and gifts for children in need. More
December 20, 2010 -- AIA Houston and Architecture Center Houston in partnership with C2 Creative, Houston Downtown Management District, and Buffalo Bayou Partnership announced the 2nd Annual Gingerbread Build-Off Awards at Market Square Park on December 11. More
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December 19, 2010 -- City of Pasadena has released a list of Christmas events coming up this week. More
December 17, 2010 -- The City of Galveston is hosting its Christmas tree recycling drive through Janaury 14. More
December 16, 2010 -- Galveston College recently hosted a booth at the 2010 Dickens on the Strand Victorian Festival in Galveston. More
December 15, 2010 -- The Greater Houston Preservation Alliance today announced that various Houston area choirs will perform holiday music during the lunch hour from Monday through Friday at the JPMorgan Chase Building. More
December 14, 2010 -- Galveston County Sheriff Freddie Poor and Deputy Claus teamed up with the Galveston County Citizen Sheriff’s Academy Alumni Association and the Bacliff Volunteer Fire Department to share Christmas gifts with children. More
December 13, 2010 -- Clear Creek Community Church will host Christmas Eve services at both the church's Egret Bay Campus and West Campus. More
December 13, 2010 -- Gulf Coast Big Brothers Big Sisters held its annual Holiday Party at the San Luis Resort & Spa on Sunday. More
December 12, 2010 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association on Friday hosted its annual Holiday Party at its headquarters at 1717 Turning Basin Drive. More
December 11, 2010 -- Large family crowds turned out for the 48th Annual Candlelight Tour in Sam Houston Park. More
December 10, 2010 -- The Dickinson Historical Society and the Dickinson Economic Development Center will host the third annual "Holiday Express" Model Train Show and Winter Festival on December 11-12 at Dickinson's Historic Railroad Center. More
December 09, 2010 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership held its annual Holiday Party at The Admiral at Clear Lake on Wednesday. More
December 09, 2010 -- Students at Bellaire High School recently helped the Texas Children's Pediatric Associates in collecting food, clothing and entertainment in order to hold a holiday party for families in need. More
December 09, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood will host the third annual Santa in the Park event on Saturday at Stevenson Park. More
December 08, 2010 -- Houston Independent School District today announced the winner of the district's holiday greeting card contest. More
December 08, 2010 -- The Baytown Symphony Orchestra and the Bay Area Mass Choir recenlty hosted their annual "Christmas Fantasy" concert. More
December 08, 2010 -- The San Jacinto College South choral department recently hosted its annual "A Messiah Sing Along". More
December 08, 2010 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "The Nutcracker", as performed by the City Ballet of Houston, on Saturday and Sunday. More
December 06, 2010 -- Galveston photographer Robert Mihovil captured highlights of this year's Dickens on The Strand Festival in this gallery of images. Enjoy! More
December 06, 2010 -- Dickinson Public Library will host a holiday movie screening of "Elf" on December 18. More
December 06, 2010 -- The Friends of Galveston Island State Park is sponsoring the 2011 New Years 5K/10K Fun Run on January 8. More
December 04, 2010 -- The 37th annual Dickens on the Strand Victorian Holiday Festival attracted large crowds to Historic Downtown Galveston. More
December 03, 2010 -- Moody Gardens will host the "Merry Kids'smas Scramble" toy drive and golf tournament to benefit the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County. More
December 03, 2010 -- Galveston will host the 37th annual Dickens on the Strand Victorian Holiday Festival on Saturday and Sunday. More
December 03, 2010 -- The Alvin Community College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers performed their annual Christmas Concert on Wednesday. More
December 03, 2010 -- Houston Public Library has published a schedule of family holiday programs at its neighborhood library locations. More
December 03, 2010 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday met with a delegation of Texas Jewish leaders to mark the first full day of Hanukkah by lighting the menorah in the governor's public reception room. More
December 02, 2010 -- Actors dressed in Victorian costumes will give a presentation to Parker Elementary and Weis Middle School students to teach them about the Victorian era ahead of the Dickens on the Strand Festival. More
December 02, 2010 -- The Port Arthur Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced the 9th presentation of Las Posadas and Bethlehem on the Boardwalk will take place on Saturday. More
December 02, 2010 -- The City of Texas City is hosting the city's Christmas Parade, which has a theme celebrating Texas City's upcoming 100th anniversary, tonight starting at Godard Park. More
December 02, 2010 -- Beaumont Animal Services and Petfinder.com are participating in the national "Foster a Lonely Pet for the Holidays" program, and are seeking foster homes for all adoptable animals at the shelter for the holidays. More
December 02, 2010 -- The Beaumont Civic Ballet will hold its 37th year of the ballet's production of "The Nutcracker" on December 11-12 at the Julie Rogers Theatre. More
December 02, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena will host a Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Friday at City Hall. More
December 01, 2010 -- The Houston Public Library has released a schedule of several holiday programs for children. More
November 30, 2010 -- The Moody Mansion in Galveston will host a free holiday open house on December 12. More
November 30, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Jazz Combo and Jazz Ensemble will perform a concert of holiday music on December 14. More
November 30, 2010 -- The Baytown Symphony Orchestra will present "Christmas Fantasy", a holiday concert with the Bay Area Mass Choir, on Saturday and Sunday at the Lee College Performing Arts Center. More
November 30, 2010 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau has provided a summary of holiday events taking place in communities in the Bay Area. More
November 30, 2010 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker will host the Mayor's Holiday Celebration which includes the lighting of the official holiday tree and fireworks on Friday, December 3. More
November 29, 2010 -- The Houston Police Department today announced the kick-off of the department's 25th Annual "Comida" Food Drive for the holiday season. More
November 29, 2010 -- Lucinda Dickens Hawksley, great-great-great grandaughter of Charles Dickens, will be the guest of honor at the 37th annual Dickens on The Strand Victorian Holiday Festival, which is on December 4-5 in Galveston. More
November 29, 2010 -- The Rotary Club of Bellaire/Southwest Houston recently held its Veterans' Salute Blood Drive and a community Thanksgiving event. More
November 28, 2010 -- Galveston’s 2010 Dickens on The Strand is next weekend, December 4 and 5. More
November 26, 2010 -- The Kiwanis Club of Galveston distributed Thanksgiving food baskets to Galveston residents on November 20. More
November 25, 2010 -- Galveston Historical Foundation reports that tickets are still avaialble for Dickens on The Strand special events. More
November 24, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena has announced dates and times of several events the city will host in celebration of the holidays. More
November 23, 2010 -- Keep Friendswood Beautiful and the Friendswood Parks and Recreation Department will host the Third Annual Santa in the Park event on December 11 at Stevenson Park. More
November 23, 2010 -- Hotel Galvez will host the City of Galveston's Tree Lighting Holiday Celebration on Friday. More
November 22, 2010 -- The Baytown Symphony Orchestra will present a holiday concert on December 4 and 5 at the Lee College Performing Arts Center. More
November 20, 2010 -- San Jacinto College Central’s theatre and film department will ring in the holiday season with its annual festive production of “Santa’s Christmas Magic: The Musical.” More
November 19, 2010 -- The City of Kemah has published a schedule of activites for the "Christmas in Kemah" event, which runs through December 20. More
November 19, 2010 -- The City of Kemah will host an open house to kick off "Christmas in Kemah" tonight at the Kemah Visitor Center. More
November 19, 2010 -- Harris County Precinct Two Commissioner Sylvia Garcia will host the annual holiday lighting ceremony for the Historic Lynchberg Ferry on November 29. More
November 18, 2010 -- The Salvation Army of Beaumont will host a free community Thanksgiving Dinner on November 25. More
November 17, 2010 -- The City of Beaumont and the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will host Beaumont’s Ninth Annual Christmas Holiday Festival & Parade. More
November 14, 2010 -- The "Christmas Trio" will open at the Alvin Community College Theatre on December 4. More
November 14, 2010 -- The Greater Gulf Coast Parks and Recreation Directors Association hosted a free all-day training workshop for maintenance workers in Alvin on November 5. More
November 13, 2010 -- San Jacinto College Central’s theatre and film department will hold open public auditions for children to be cast in the annual holiday production “Santa’s Christmas Magic: The Musical.” More
November 09, 2010 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. and Houston Texans Pro-Bowl wide receiver Andre Johnson teamed up to announce a partnership for the HPD Blue Santa program at a news conference on Tuesday at HPD Headquarters. More
November 08, 2010 -- Wesley United Methodist Church in Beaumont will host The Road to Bethlehem on December 4 and 5. More
November 06, 2010 -- Texas City will kick off a 10-month centennial celebration with a New Year’s Eve event. More
October 19, 2010 -- Island Star Performances in Galveston will present "Imagine Christmas" on December 16-26. More
October 17, 2010 -- Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel, will host its third annual Holiday Lighting Celebration on Friday, November 26. More
October 13, 2010 -- To review Holiday Happenings at the end of 2009 and the beginning of 2010 Click Here
Juan Pena Feliz Navidad!


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