Here are a few of the great family activities available in the North Houston area this weekend, as well as a few activities that are available locally for free, or really cheap.
Week of December 9 – December 15
Thursday, December 12
Holly Jolly Symphony Spectacular at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – featuring the Houston Symphony. Visit Santa, Frosty and other characters, play in the snow, ride the Candy Cane Express, make arts and crafts, listen to carolers and more. For more information visit the Pavilion’s website.
Thursday, December 12 thru Sunday, December 15
Bethlehem City at West Conroe Baptist Church – 150+ actors and live animals transport you back to biblical times surrounding the birth, life, and death of Jesus. Drive thru tour that is narrated by a CD the church provides, accompanied by hot chocolate and candy canes. For more information visit WCBC’s website.
Friday, December 13 – Sunday, December 15
Tomball German Christmas Market, FREE Admission, for more information visit the Market’s website.
Class Act Productions presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, tickets starting at $8. Nancy Bock Center for Performing Arts, 3800 S. Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381 For more information visit Class Act's website.
Free and discounted events for the month of December
Christmas Train Display in the Atrium of all Five Second Campuses – FREE - an array of model trains wind their way through miniature snow-covered villages, landscapes, mountains, and tunnels for the enjoyment of the public throughout the Christmas season. For more information and hours available for viewing visit Second’s website (scroll down for campus locations and link explaining Christmas Train Displays).
Winter Wonderland in The Woodlands – Free - Enjoy a walk along the lighted toy soldiers, elves, doves, musical angels, and snowmen. For more information visit The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau website.
The Ice Rink in The Woodlands – Discounts
Monday – Purchase one full price admission with skate rental and get the next one FREE
Tuesday – Residents of The Woodlands receive $3 off admission with proof of residency or coupon
Wednesday – Save $1.00 off the usual price adult admission of $7.00. Admission only $6.00! (Not including skate rental)
Thursday – Warm yourself and your skaters with 1 (one) complimentary cup of Hot Cocoa at The Ice Rink indoor concession area only.
For more information visit The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau website.
Houston Museum of Natural Science – more than 50% off select experiences, expires January 1, 2014. Click here for coupon.
Pole Position Raceway – Buy 1 Get 1 Free, expires December 31, 2013. Click here for coupon.