Cy-Fair High School in state semi-finals: 9 events to check out this weekend, Dec. 15-17

Cy-Fair Bobcats defeat Strake Jesuit on Nov. 24 at Legacy Stadium in Katy.

Cy-Fair Bobcats defeat Strake Jesuit on Nov. 24 at Legacy Stadium in Katy.

Here are some of the local events happening in Cy-Fair this weekend.


Dec. 16: CFISD football team faces off against Austin Westlake in the state semi-finals
Cy-Fair High School Bobcats will play Austin Westlake in the state semi-finals this weekend with hopes of advancing to the finals. 3 p.m. $12 (parking), $15 (ticket). NRG Stadium, 1 Reliant Park, Houston. 281-517-5779.

Dec. 16: Wicked Boxer Brewing holds soft opening
The local brewery is hosting Wicked Awesome Beer Time, featuring brewery mascots and a batch of fresh-brewed beer. Guests are encouraged to bring friends and dogs. 12 p.m. Free. Wicked Boxer Brewing, 16326 Mueschke Road, Ste. E-10, Cypress. 281-978-1866.

Dec. 16: Cypress Symphonic Band performs 'Monsters, Myths, Legends and Heroes'
The Cypress Symphonic Band’s first concert of the 2017-18 season will be a mix of Halloween music traditional and Christmas music. The October concert was cancelled after Hurricane Harvey flooded the homes of several band members. 7 p.m. $6 (presale), $8 (at the door). Cornerstone UMC, 18081 West Road, Ste. C, Houston. 281-744-4464.

Dec. 16: Blacklight bingo for a cash prize
Triple Crown Bingo invites players to wear their ugliest Christmas sweaters while competing for a $5,000 cash prize during Blacklight Bingo. 7:30 p.m. Free. Triple Crown Bingo, 10535 Jones Road, Ste. 200, Houston. 281-257-2769.

Dec. 16: Cypress Contemporary Ballet & Hintze Dance Center present 'Christmas Jubilee'
The Christmas themed dance will feature ballet-style dancing and the Sugarplum Fairy twirling and spinning during the family-friendly show. 4 p.m. $12. Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-256-1161.

Dec. 16: Shop while the kids play at the Fairfield Dance Center
The Kids Day of Fun will allow kids from ages 3-10 to participate in a dance class while parents shop and run errands. Children should dress in dance clothes and bring a lunch. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $30. 281-213-3200.

Dec. 16-17: Holiday shoppers enjoy live entertainment
The Houston Premium Outlet mall hosts entertainment options. This weekend's entertainment includes a photo booth with the Whimsical Characters. Times vary. Free. Houston Premium Outlets, 29300 Hempstead Road, Cypress. 281-304-5820.

Dec. 17: Santa visits the Boardwalk at Towne Lake farmers market
In addition to shopping for produce, artwork and homemade goods, farmer’s market guests can have their photos taken with Santa. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (farmers market), 2-4 p.m. (Santa photos). Free (admission). The Boardwalk at Towne Lake, 9945 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 713-690-0000.

Dec. 17: Handel’s ‘Messiah’ presented at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church
The concert features a choir, orchestra and professional soloists performing the first part of Handel’s “Messiah,” a traditional holiday selection. 4-5:30 p.m. Free. Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 20155 Cypresswood Drive, Cypress. 281-373-2273.


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