There are numerous holiday-themed live theater performances planned in Spring and Klein this weekend as well as wreath-making workshop on Monday.



  1. Winter Wonderland event open to Spring ISD students, Dec. 8


Spring ISD elementary and middle school students and their parents are invited to enjoy an evening of arts and crafts, reading, storytelling and entertainment.  5:30-8 p.m. Free. Dekaney High School cafeteria, 22351 Imperial Valley Dr., Houston. www.springisd.org





2. "Willy Wonka" performances begin, Dec. 8-10
Playhouse 1960 hosts a performance of Roald Dahl's "Willy Wonka." This performance is an adaption of the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by author Roald Dahl. 8 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.) 3 p.m. (Sun.). $15-$18. 6814 Gant Road, Houston. 281-587-8234. www.ph1960.com





3. "A Christmas Story" presented as Live theater, Dec. 8-10
Stageworks Theatre hosts a performance of "A Christmas Story."  Contact the theater in advance for ticket availability, as according to its website on Friday the shows were sold out. 7:30 p.m. (Fri-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.). $19-$31. 10760 Grant Road, Houston. 281-587-6100. www.stageworkshouston.org





4. Family-friendly play debuts, Dec. 9
Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment hosts Ensemble Theatre's "The Toys Take Over Christmas" is presented at the Mangum-Howell Community Center on Saturday. The play is about a group of toys that revolt against their toymaker, who refuses to sell the toys. 11 a.m. Free. Magnum-Howell Community Center, 2500 Frick Road, Houston. 281-440-4850. www.cypresscreekface.org





5. Wreath-making workshop planned, Dec. 11
A naturalist coordinator with Precinct 4 Trails as Parks leads a hands-on workshop, showing participants how to make natural holiday wreaths out of items found in Dennis Johnston Park. Call the park beforehand to register and receive a supply list. Noon. Free. Big Stone Lodge, 709 Riley Fuzzel Road, Spring. 281-350-1029. www.hcp4.net