Here are some local events planned in the Cy-Fair area this weekend:



Dec. 8: Friday Night Bites at Bridgeland brings local businesses together
Bridgeland hosts a night of food, painting and karaoke. Several food trucks, including Oh My Gogi, Tacos Ole and Fleur De Lis Eatery, will be present. 5-9 p.m. Free. Lakeland Village Center, 76669 Fry Road, Cypress. 281-304-5588. www.bridgeland.com/playing-in-bridgeland/events/friday-night-bites





Dec. 8: Reach Unlimited holds Holiday Extravaganza
The public is invited to join Reach Unlimited clients as they perform holiday songs. 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Free. Learning Activity Center, 11832 Mueller Cemetery Road, Cypress. 281-213-8132. www.reachunlimited.org





Dec. 8-9: Second Baptist Church brings puppets to the farm
The Christmas on the Farm puppet show in the worship center will put on a comedy show about reflection, friends and family. 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. (Dec. 8), 10 and 11 a.m. (Dec. 9). Free. 713-365-6011. www.second.org/Cypress.aspx





Dec. 8-9: Basketball tournament supports scholarships
The Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational hosts 24 teams, including the 10 Cy-Fair ISD boys’ varsity teams. Proceeds support scholarships through the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation. Times and locations vary. 281-370-0144. www.thecfef.org





Dec. 9: Lone Star College hosts STEM stations for children
Children ages 5-12 can explore the STEMtastic Stations and Power Hour with activities and challenges designed to get kids interested in science and engineering. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free. Lone Star College-CyFair, 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-290-3200. www.lonestar.edu/cyfair.htm





Dec. 9-10: Artisan Ballet Company puts on a show at annual Nutcracker Ballet
The Artisan Ballet Company will perform the traditional Nutcracker Ballet. 3 and 7 p.m. (Dec. 9), 1 and 4 p.m. (Dec. 10). $22. Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress, Cypress. 281-894-3900. www.berrycenter.net/events





Dec. 9-10: Attend the Cypress Creek High School FFA Craft Show
The high school hosts an annual FFA craft show events to support their programs. Each event is open to the public. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Dec. 2), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Dec. 3). CFISD Exhibit Center, 11206 Telge Road, Cypress.





Dec. 10: Christmas in Bethlehem comes to The Foundry Church
The Christmas concert features a musical performance of Christmas classics by the Foundry Church Choir and orchestra. The event also features a picture booth with Santa, a petting zoo, elves and shepherds as well as a nativity scene. 5 p.m. Free. The Foundry Church, 8350 Jones Road, Houston. 713-937-9388. www.foundrychurch.org





Dec. 10: Bridgeland’s monthly Farmer’s Market brings second Artisan Market of the season
Bridgeland’s monthly Farmer’s Market will offer live music by Grifters and Shills, local artists and leatherwork. 12:30-3:30 p.m. Free. The Farmer’s Market at Bridgeland, 16902 Bridgeland Landing Drive, Cypress. 281-304-1318. www.farmersmarketatbridgeland.org