Watch "A Christmas Story," see Magical Winter Lights: 4 things to do in Pearland and Friendswood this weekend, Dec. 8-10

This weekend there are several holiday events taking place in Pearland and Friendswood.

This weekend there are several holiday events taking place in Pearland and Friendswood.

There are several holiday events to explore in Pearland and Friendswood this weekend, Dec. 8-10. Read our roundup of weekend events for ways to support the Pearland and Friendswood communities this holiday season.


Shop local for the holidays





Holiday shoppers can collect stamps from participating businesses across Pearland to win a grand prize of up to $3,000 for shopping locally. Cards can be picked up at the Pearland Chamber, at participating businesses or can be printed off Facebook. For more details, visit www.pearlandtexaschamber.us or call 281-485-3634.










Explore the Magical Winter Lights Festival





Visit Gulf Greyhound Park for the Magical Winter Lights Festival all weekend.  The annual festival transforms Greyhound Park with thousands of lights arranged in themed areas like Santa’s Christmas Village. $21 (adults,) $13 (seniors and children.) Free for children age 4 and under. Family packages also available.  5-10 p.m. (Sun.-Thu.), 5-11 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.). 1000 FM 2004, La Marque. 832-879-2818. www.magicalwinterlights.com/houston










Support local businesses at the Holiday Market





Baybrook Mall is hosting its annual Winter Wonderland Holiday Market event on The Lawn for a month during the holiday season. Noon-9 p.m. (Fridays,) 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (Saturdays,) 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sundays.) Free. 500 Baybrook Mall, Friendswood. 713-699-1271.










See "A Christmas Story" at the Pearl Theater





Based off the movie “A Christmas Story,” the Pearl Theater’s rendition of this Christmas classic is set in the fictional town of Hohman, Indiana. 8 p.m. (Fridays and Saturdays), 3 p.m. (Sundays). $18 (adults,) $16 (students and seniors). 14803 Park Almeda Drive, Houston. 832- 459-4674. www.pearl-theater.com







By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.


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