Last weekend to visit the ‘Enchanted Forest’ and 5 other things to do in the Woodlands area this weekend, Jan. 4-6


Here are a few ways to kick off 2019 in The Woodlands area this weekend, Jan. 4-6.

1. Children’s Museum hosts Winter FUNcation Workshops
Jan. 3-4

The Woodlands Children’s Museum hosts two days of workshops for children ages 4-8. Classes for 4-year-olds include “Winter Trees and Animals in Winter,” while children ages 5-8 can participate in “Snowed-in Science” and “Scientifically ARTrageous.” 9 a.m.-noon. $39-$59. The Woodlands Children’s Museum, 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Ste. 280, The Woodlands. 281-465-0955.

2. Seasonal ice rink offers ice-skating in Town Center
Jan. 4-6

The Ice Rink at The Woodlands Town Center, a seasonal amenity, continues to offer ice skating throughout the winter months until Jan. 21. 10 a.m.-11 p.m. (daily). $5-$12.50 per person. The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-419-5630.

3. Enchanted Forest Holiday Production
Jan. 4-6

This interactive theatrical performance will transform the Glade Arts Foundation into a winter forest through a multisensory light, dance and theater installation. The Enchanted Forest will run through Jan. 6. 5-9 p.m. $25. Glade Arts Foundation, 2000 Woodlands Parkway, The Woodlands. 832-557-8781.

4. The Woodlands Farmers Market at Grogan’s Mill
Jan. 5

This weekly farmer’s market showcases local produce, goods and crafts procured by local farmers and artisans. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. 7 Switchbud Place, The Woodlands. 713-419-3388.

5. YMCA Parents Night Out
Jan. 5

Parents can enjoy a night out while their children, ages 18 months-12 years, can watch movies, play games and enjoy light snacks at this monthly event. Sibling discounts are offered and parents must register their children by Jan. 4. 5-9 p.m. $20-$25. The Woodlands Family YMCA, 6145 Shadowbend Place, The Woodlands. 281-367-9622.

6. The Woodlands Car Club’s Coffee & Cars for a Cause
Jan. 6

At this monthly event, car enthusiasts can spend the morning at Market Street perusing exotic cars while supporting a local charity. 7-11 a.m. Free. Market Street, 9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands. 281-363-2977.

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Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a full-time reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. She covers business, transportation, health care and other local news, specializing in Shenandoah City Council and Montgomery County nonprofit organizations.
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