The Nutcracker, John Holiday Christmas concert: 6 things to do in Richmond this weekend, Dec. 22-24

Spend your weekend getting into the holiday spirit by harvesting veggies for those in need, watching the Houston Ballet's performance of the Nutcracker or celebrating at George Ranch Historical Park.



Friday, Dec. 22
1. Check out Dry Creek Social Club’s Holiday Concert Series
Dry Creek Social Club host country artist Stephen Chadwick as part of its Holiday Concert Series. Guests can enjoy food from RedBeards Food Truck throughout the night.

8 p.m. $10 cover. 21 and older. 3333 FM 359, Richmond. 832-471-6668





Saturday, Dec. 23
2. Share the Harvest
Harvest veggies on Loam Agronomics sustainable vegetable farm and give back to those in need. Volunteers get the chance to take home their own produce while the remaining farm-fresh veggies will be donated to help families in need this holiday season.

10 a.m.-1 p.m. 1300 Harlem Road, Richmond. 832-429-6255. www.loamagronomics.com





3. See a live performance

 
Classic country band The Road Company performs for the first time at the Lone Star Saloon in downtown Richmond.

9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. 21 and older. 102 S. Third St., Richmond. 281-238-0960






4. Celebrate Christmas in the Park at George Ranch
George Ranch Historical Park’s Christmas in the Park event takes place. Guests take a hayride through Christmas pasts from the 1830s to the 1930s, enjoy a story time visit from Santa and more. Reservations are recommended.

11 a.m.-2 p.m. $5 (per person plus price for admission). 10215 FM 762, Richmond. 281-343-0218. www.georgeranch.org





5. Watch the Houston Ballet perform The Nutcracker
The Houston Ballet’s performance of the Nutcracker is worth the trip for Richmond residents looking to get into the holiday spirit. The performance is two hours long and includes one intermission.

2 p.m. Tickets start at $45. Smart Financial Centre, 18111 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land






Sunday, Dec. 24
6. Attend a Christmas Concert
St. Mark's Episcopal Church Fort Bend hosts John Holiday for a Christmas Eve concert. Holiday, a Rosenberg native, has performed throughut the world, including Carnegie Hall, with the Metropolitan Opera, the Portland Opera, the Santa Fe Opera, and the Dallas Opera. A traditional candle light service will also be held at 6:30 p.m.

8-9 p.m. Free. 7615 FM 762 Road, Richmond. 281-545-1661




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