There are a variety of events taking place this weekend in The Woodlands. Here are a few to consider adding to the calendar.
- Junior League of The Woodlands Holiday Market
The Junior League of The Woodlands Holiday Market is a shopping extravaganza event that features a variety of items ranging from flower arrangements and personalized gifts to holiday ornaments. Photos with Santa Claus will also be offered at the event. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
(Friday and Saturday), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sunday). $15. The Woodlands Waterway Marriott
Hotel & Convention Center, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands.
2. Lighting of the Doves festival
This 35th annual event features live performances, local vendors, snow play areas, children’s activities, a fireworks display, the lighting of the doves and a appearance by Santa Claus. Concessions and activity wristbands are available for purchase. 3-9 p.m. Free. Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210- 3950.
3. Singles Wine Tasting
Kirby’s Prime Steakhouse hosts this event featuring Earthquake wine, hors d’oeuvres and socializing. 4:30-7:30 p.m. $30 per person. Kirby’s Prime Steakhouse, 1111 Timberloch Place, The Woodlands.
4. The Ice Rink opens
The Ice Rink at The Woodlands Town Center opens Saturday for the 2017 season in its
new 21,000 square-foot facility, adjacent to The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Mon.-Thu. 3-9 p.m., Fri. 3-11 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. noon-7 p.m. Contact venue for pricing.
2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-364- 3010. www.woodlandscenter.org
5. Family Movie Night
Chick-fil-A at Alden Bridge hosts a family movie night this weekend with the 2004 animated film, “The Polar Express.” The movie will begin when the sun goes down and guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. The event will be held in the parking lot and feature a 12-foot screen. 6-9 p.m. Free. Chick-fil-A, 8020 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands. www.facebook.com/ChickfilAatAldenBridgeTheWoodlands