11 events to attend in Cy-Fair this month

The show is making a stop at Sam Houston Race Park this December. (Courtesy UniverSoul Circus)
The show is making a stop at Sam Houston Race Park this December. (Courtesy UniverSoul Circus)

The show is making a stop at Sam Houston Race Park this December. (Courtesy UniverSoul Circus)

Dec. 1-15: See “snow” at the Boardwalk

Businesses in the Boardwalk at Towne Lake feature specials for the first two weeks of the month, and guests can see “snow” every evening from 7-7:15 p.m. Boardwalk at Towne Lake, 9945 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. 281-256-2772. www.facebook.com/boardwalktl

Dec. 3-6: Visit the circus

UniverSoul Circus makes a tour stop in Houston, featuring an outdoor, open-air concept with COVID-19 precautions in place. 7 p.m. (Thu., Fri.); noon, 4 p.m., 7:30 p.m. (Sat.); 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. (Sun.). $22-$49. Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway W., Houston. www.universoulcircus.com

Dec. 4-19: Catch a performance of ‘The Sound of Music’


Playhouse 1960 hosts Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music” with eight showings. Masks and social distancing will be required. 8 p.m. (Fri., Sat.); 3 p.m. (Sun.). $10-$21. Playhouse 1960, 6814 Gant Road, Houston. 281-587-8243. www.ph1960.com

Dec. 5: See Houston’s holiday lights virtually

The city of Houston hosts The Reliant Lights Mayor’s Holiday Spectacular, featuring virtual holiday vignettes from local entertainers. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. The virtual event will be streamed on the city of Houston’s digital platforms.

Dec. 5-20: See a Christmas play at Stageworks

The local theater performs Ken Ludwig’s take on “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” This family-friendly show caters to younger audiences age 3 and older. 11 a.m. (Sat.), noon (Sun.), 7 p.m. (Wed.). $15-$22. Stageworks Theatre, 10760 Grant Road, Houston. 281-587-6100. www.stageworkstx.org

Dec. 5-6, 12-13: Check out the Heart to Market pop-up shop

The family-friendly traveling pop-up market features a curated mix of vendors and products that are local to each area and aimed at mothers and their children. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Free (admission). Boardwalk at Towne Lake, 9945 Barker Cypress Road. 832-860-8314. www.hearttomarket.com

Dec. 5-6: Fight for your team at paintball event

TXR Paintball hosts its Grinch in Da Hood scenario event, featuring paintball matches over two days. Guests can stay overnight Dec. 5 to enjoy camping, food and a fire. 7:30 a.m. (Dec. 5)-2 p.m. (Dec. 6). $45-$65. TXR Paintball, 15550 Grant Road, Cypress. 281-357-4300. www.txrpaintball.com

Dec. 6: Shop a Hanukkah pop-up market

Chabad of Cypress hosts an outdoor Hanukkah pop-up shop featuring holiday gifts, menorahs, dreidels, games, decor and traditional food. 2-4 p.m. Free (admission). Talon Controls, 10625 Telge Road, Houston. 832-651-6964. www.facebook.com/jewishnwh

Dec. 12: Shop the CyFair Nutcracker Market

The event features clothing, home and holiday decorations, jewelry, gourmet food items and gifts. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free (admission). Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. www.facebook.com/cyfairholidayextravaganza

Dec. 16: Tune into a holiday reading

Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle will perform a virtual reading of “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” and the Jersey Village High School Choir will sing Christmas carols. Noon. Free. The event will be streamed at www.facebook.com/hcprecinct4

Dec. 19: Sip wine and do yoga with llamas

Figment Ranch in Cypress invites guests to do yoga, feed and pet rescue llamas, and sip wine in an outdoor patio area. The event is limited in attendance, and preregistration is required. 2-5 p.m. $35. Figment Ranch, 17102 Mueschke Road, Cypress. 713-249-3893. www.figmentranch.com
By Danica Lloyd

Editor, Cy-Fair

Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in 2016. As editor, she continues to cover local government, education, health care, real estate, development, business and transportation in Cy-Fair. Her experience prior to CI includes studying at the Washington Journalism Center and interning at a startup incubator in D.C., serving as editor-in-chief of Union University's student magazine and online newspaper, reporting for The Jackson Sun and freelancing for other publications in Arkansas and Tennessee.