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Ring In the Holidays At These 4 Bay Area Houston Events

The month of December is filled with fun activities in Bay Area Houston. Every weekend is filled with fun, family friendly events that are sure to make you and your family happy. Read on for four can’t-miss holiday events in the area. League City Proud From December 1 to December 3, League City hosts its 20 th Annual Holiday In The Park celebration. This annual event features a movie under the oaks, shopping, parades and lots of fun. On Friday , December 1 in the evening, enjoy a holiday movie…

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Shop In Deer Park This Holiday Season

Whether you’re looking for a fantastic gift for the holidays or for some post-holiday pampering, Deer Park, some 19 miles east of Houston, has a variety of small shops and spas where you can do your holiday shopping. At Norma’s Country Dreams, located at 4705 Center Street, you’ll find everything from stocking stuffers to jaw-dropping jewelry from the most popular lines, not to mention furniture, home décor, lighting, high-quality candles, the latest fashions, and even gifts for men! If you have…

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Head To Huntsville For A Wynne Home Nutcracker

For five magical evenings from Tuesday, December 5 to Saturday, December 9, The Wynne Home Arts Center near downtown Huntsville will be transformed into the setting of The Nutcracker. Each room, as well as the grounds surrounding the home, becomes the stage for a different scene from this celebrated ballet. Cast and characters will usher you from scene to scene, including the Party Scene , the Battle between the Nutcracker and the Mouse King , The Snow Scene and the Land of the Sweets . Nicolay…

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Capture the Magic of Christmas in Pearland

Start or keep a holiday tradition in Pearland this year and join us for a few, annual events capturing the magic of the Christmas season. Hometown Christmas Tree Lighting The Christmas spirit comes alive at the Pearland Hometown Christmas Tree Lighting event on Friday, December 1 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Pearland Town Center (11200 Broadway Street). Santa Claus kicks off the traditional lighting of the city’s Christmas tree at this free, outdoor event. Enjoy dancing to the tunes of a live band…

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7 Things You Can Only Do in Galveston This Holiday Season

Step back in time to Victorian-era London, explore a spectacular rainforest made of ice, and celebrate the holidays at the “Official Opera House of Texas.” These are just a few of the things you can do during the holidays in Galveston. From November through January, Galveston is transformed from a vibrant beachside getaway into the “Winter Wonder Island” of Texas. With more than 50 days of special holiday events, the island is filled with the kind of festive fun that you won’t find anywhere…

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