Attend a benefit gala, paint and sip: 6 things to do in The Woodlands this weekend, Jan. 25-27

Events this weekend in The Woodlands include a gala at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center.

Events this weekend in The Woodlands include a gala at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center.

The Woodlands High School is planning a musical, and a gala is planned for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you are planning your weekend in The Woodlands.


1. Attend a high school musical, Jan. 24-26
The Woodlands High School Performing Arts program hosts its production of “The Little Mermaid” this weekend. 7 p.m. nightly, with a 2 p.m. matinee Saturday. $10-$20. The Woodlands High School Auditorium, 6101 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 936-709-1200. www.twhstheater.com





2. Play a round of mother-son putt-putt, Jan. 25
The Woodlands will hold its third annual Mother-Son Date Night on Friday at 6:30 p.m. Families can play a 9-hole putt-putt course and enjoy a snack catered by Chick-Fil-A. $45 (per pair), $15 (per additional sibling). The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-516-7348. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





3. Attend a gala to support St. Jude hospital, Jan. 26
The second annual St. Jude Miracle in The Woodlands Gala takes place Saturday night beginning at 6 p.m., benefiting the efforts of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive,
The Woodlands. $150. 281-605-7600. www.stjude.com/thewoodlands





4. Learn to paint and enjoy a drink, Jan. 25-26
Pinot’s Palette hosts two paint and sip classes this weekend. Artists can tackle “The Best Sunset in Texas” Friday at 8 p.m., and a “Sunset on the Pier” Saturday at 7 p.m. $32 (Fri.), $38 (Sat.) 3091 College Park Drive, Ste. 123, The Woodlands. 936-321-2787. www.pinotspalette.com





5. Grab dinner and catch a show, Jan. 25-26
Dosey Doe Big Barn hosts the Blue Water Highway Band Friday and Fire Fall Saturday, both at 8:30 p.m. $20-$25 Friday, $98-$158 Saturday. 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands. 281-367-3774. www.doseydoe.com





6. Attend a jazzy champagne brunch, Jan. 27
Wake up on Sunday morning and enjoy bottomless mimosas, a brunch buffet and live music. $15-$30. The Tavern at The Golf Trails of The Woodlands and Lake Windcrest, 2311 N. Millbend Drive, The Woodlands. 281-882-3001.
www.clubcorp.com/clubs/the-golf-trails-lake-windcrest


By Ben Thompson
Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2019 as a reporter for The Woodlands area and began working as Austin's City Hall reporter in April 2021.