Take the Polar Bear Plunge, visit the farmers market: 5 things to do in The Woodlands area, Jan. 11-13


Here are a few ways to spend time in The Woodlands area this weekend, Jan. 11-13.

1. Go ice skating at The Woodlands Town Center
Jan. 11-13

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. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

2. Spend time together at Family Bingo Night
Jan. 11

The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department hosts this monthly game night, during which families can play bingo together and win prizes. 6:30-8 p.m. $5 per person. The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-516-7348. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

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

This weekly farmers market showcases local products, goods and crafts procured by local farmers and artisans. Free. 7 Switchbud Place, The Woodlands. 713-419-3388. www.woodlandsfarmersmarket.com

4. Take the Polar Bear Plunge
Jan. 12

Shenandoah hosts this annual event for residents who dare to jump into the city pool in winter temperatures. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Mary Pat Case Municipal Pool, 1619 Wellman Road, Shenandoah. 281-465-8768. www.shenandoahtx.us

5. Listen to live music
Jan. 11-13

Baker St. Pub & Grill
25 Waterway Ave., The Woodlands

11 Fidelity Maxx, 10 p.m.
12 Safety Patrol, 10 p.m.

Dosey Doe Big Barn
25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands

11 Doug Supernaw, 8:30 p.m.
12 Cracker & Camper Van Beethoven, 8 p.m.
13 Joe Burlison Trio, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

GenuWine Tasting Room
6503 FM 1488, Ste. 401, Magnolia

11 Dan Crump, 7:30 p.m.
12 Sheri Lavo and Ain’t Nobodies Business, 7:30 p.m.

The Refuge Bar & Bistro
24 Waterway Ave., Ste. 110, The Woodlands

11 Louis Lamb, 8 p.m.-midnight
12 Unique Soul Band, 8 p.m.-midnight

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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 reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.
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