Breakfast with Santa, Shenandoah Luminaries: 6 things to do in The Woodlands Christmas weekend, Dec. 21-25

The annual Shenandoah Luminaries will be lit throughout the city on Christmas Eve. Dec. 24.

The annual Shenandoah Luminaries will be lit throughout the city on Christmas Eve. Dec. 24.

Between Breakfast with Santa, a Christmas concert and the Shenandoah luminaries, there are several ways to get into the holiday spirit this Christmas weekend, Dec. 21-25.

1. The Homestead Christmas Concert
Dec. 21
The Homestead, an acoustic worship band, performs its annual Christmas concert at Dosey Doe Big Barn. 7:30 p.m. $10-$15. Dosey Doe Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands. 281-367-3774.

2. Sunny Dayz Holiday Drop-In Camp
Dec. 21-22
Children can participate in holiday games, crafts, snacks, an outdoor tree house, dodge ball, four square and enjoy movies on the big screen during the winter break. Sibling discounts are available. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. $50 (per day), $125 (three days), $175 (four days). The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3950.

3. Drop and Shop Workshop
Dec. 21-22
The Woodlands Children’s Museum offers parents the chance to get some last-minute shopping and wrapping done, while children ages 4-8 spend time at the museum making holiday crafts and snacking on milk and cookies. Pre-registration is advised. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Contact venue for pricing. The Woodlands Children’s Museum, 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Ste. 280, The Woodlands. 281-465-0955.

4. The Ice Rink at Town Center
Dec. 22-25
Housed in its new 21,000-square-foot permanent location in The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion multi-purpose building, the Ice Rink at Town Center is open daily until Jan. 15. The venue features ice-skating, state-of-the-art lighting and sound system, tables for parties and concessions for purchase. 3-9 p.m. (Dec. 21), 3-11 p.m. (Dec. 22), 10 a.m.-11 p.m. (Dec. 23), 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (Dec. 24), 2-8 p.m. (Dec. 25). $12.50 (per adult), $5 (per child age 5 and younger). The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2055 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-419-5630.

5. Breakfast with Santa
Dec. 22
This holiday event includes breakfast, a special craft, holiday music and photographs with Santa. Pre-registration is required. 10-11:30 a.m. $40 (per resident family of four), $45 (per non-resident family of four), $8 (per additional family member). Rob Fleming Park, 6055 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3950.

6. Shenandoah Luminaries
Dec. 24
As tradition follows, the city of Shenandoah lights luminaries every Christmas Eve throughout the city. 6 p.m. Free. Shenandoah Municipal Complex, 29955 I-45 N., Shenandoah. 281-298-5522.

By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.


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