12 things to do in The Woodlands area in December


Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the month of December

Dec. 12

1. Kendra Scott hosts charity event for local nonprofit

Kendra Scott hosts this event for the Magnolia Education Foundation. Attendees can enjoy treats and 20 percent of sales go to the foundation. 6-8 p.m. Free. Kendra Scott, 9595 Six Pines Drive, Ste. 690, The Woodlands. www.kendrascott.com

Dec. 15

2. Oak Ridge North presents Christmas celebration

The annual Oak Ridge North Christmas event features park activities, a hot chocolate stand, pictures with Santa Claus and a hay ride. 5 p.m. Free. Marilyn Edgar Park, 26531 S. Hillside Drive, Oak Ridge North. 832-381-3215.  www.oakridgenorth.com

Dec. 15-17

3. Class Act Productions presents ‘A Christmas Carol, The Musical‘

Class Act Productions performs a musical inspired by the popular Charles Dickens classic Christmas story. 7:30 p.m. (Dec. 15,16), 2:30 p.m. (Dec. 16,17). $15-$32. Nancy Bock Center, 3800 S. Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands. www.classactproductions.org

Dec. 16

4. Make a  gingerbread house at township event

Participants decorate a gingerbread house with gum drops and other sweet treats alongside Santa Claus. 1 p.m. $20 (resident), $25 (nonresident). The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3950.

Dec. 15-17

5. Go caroling and visit Santa  Claus at the mall

The Woodlands Mall hosts a caroling night where mall customers hear holiday songs while having the opportunity to take a photo with Santa Claus. 6-8 p.m. Free. The Woodlands Mall, 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands. 281-363-3409. www.thewoodlandsmall.com

Dec. 17

6. Santa’s Workshop event features crafts, cookies

Participants can build small toys and crafts while enjoying treats and holiday music. 3 p.m. $20 (residents), $25 (nonresidents). The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3950.

Dec. 18

7. Oak Ridge North holds special meeting

The city of Oak Ridge North only has one City Council meeting in December: It will hold a special called meeting Dec. 18. 7 p.m. Oak Ridge North City Hall, 27424 Robinson Road, Oak Ridge North. 281-292-4648. www.oakridgenorth.com

Dec. 19

8. Adult Crafternoon offers ornament creation

The Montgomery County South Regional Library hosts this event where ornaments are created from books. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Montgomery County South Regional Library, 2101 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 936-442-7727. www.countylibrary.org/south.htm

Dec. 23

9. Science Madness features Christmas smells

The Woodlands Children’s Museum hosts an event that allows guests to explore Christmas smells. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. The Woodlands Children’s Museum, 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Ste. 280, The Woodlands. 281-465-0955. www.woodlandschildrensmuseum.org

Dec. 24

10. Attend Shenandoah’s luminary ceremony

As tradition follows, the city of Shenandoah lights luminaries to celebrate the holidays every Christmas Eve. 6 p.m. Free. Shenandoah Municipal Complex, 29955 I-45 N., Shenandoah. 281-298- 5522. www.shenandoahtx.us

Dec. 25

11. Enjoy a Christmas brunch

The Woodlands Resort hosts a Christmas brunch at Robard’s Steakhouse and The Woodlands Dining Room. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $75-$105 (for adults), $35-$50 (for children age 12 and younger).The Woodlands Resort, 2301 N. Millbend Drive, The Woodlands.

Dec. 27-29

12. Kids Camp features post-Christmas activities

Children can draw holiday pictures and decorate sweets at this event. 8 a.m.-noon (ages 5-7,) 2 p.m.-6 p.m. (ages 7-13). $150. Over the Top Cake Supplies, 453 Sawdust Road, Ste. 102, Spring. 832-458-0995. www.overthetopcakesupplies.com

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