Visits from Santa, hot cocoa: 7 things to do in Tomball, Magnolia this weekend, Dec. 14-16

Several holiday events are scheduled throughout the Tomball and Magnolia area this weekend.

Several holiday events are scheduled throughout the Tomball and Magnolia area this weekend.



Friday, Dec. 14
Enjoy Christmas caroling
Harris County Precinct 4 invites residents to listen to Christmas carolers, drink hot cocoa, make crafts and peruse holiday lights. Cocoa and crafts are available while supplies last. 6-9 p.m. Free. Burroughs Park, 9738 Hufsmith Road, Tomball. 281-353-4196. www.hcp4.net





Friday, Dec. 14
Browse Old Town Tomball
Participating stores in Old Town Tomball stay open late from 5-8 p.m. as part Jingle & Mingle. Participating stores include Burlap Ranch Mercantile, Commerce Street Clothiers, Tender Touch Gifts, Home and Ranch Outfitters, Bebe LaRoo Boutique, O'Suzanna's, The Neutral Nest, Turquoise Door, Vicki B's on Main, The LampPost Boulevard, Bramble & Bee and The Bath Hut Boutique. 5-8 p.m. Free (admission). Downtown Tomball. Find more event details here.





Friday-Saturday, Dec. 14-15
Experience the Trail of Lights
Tomball United Methodist Church hosts Trail of Lights, a walk-through event for the family featuring music, refreshments and the story of Christmas. 6-8 p.m. Free. 1603 Baker Drive, Tomball. www.facebook.com/tomballumc





Friday-Saturday, Dec. 14-15
View a live nativity
Magnolia Bible Church presents showings of a live nativity every 20 minutes. 7-9 p.m. Free. 31611 NIchols Sawmill Road, Magnolia. www.facebook.com/magnoliabiblechuchmagnolia





Saturday, Dec. 15
Visit Santa
Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library hosts a holiday open house with a visit from Santa, live music, crafts and refreshments. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball. www.facebook.com/tomballlibrary





Saturday, Dec. 15
Take photos with Santa
Magnolia Pharmacy offers photos with Santa in its lobby. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Magnolia Pharmacy, 18230 FM 1488, Ste. 100, Magnolia. www.magnoliapharmacy.com





Saturday, Dec. 15
Enjoy a family night with Santa
Chick-fil-A Tomball hosts Santa Family Night featuring photos with Santa. 5-7 p.m. Free (admission). 14314 FM 2920, Tomball. www.facebook.com/cfatomball


By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.