Enjoy the holidays with community events such as Christmas tree lightings, holiday markets and Christmas concerts.

Giant Gingerbread Village

City Place will present a gingerbread-themed photo op with a path lined with gumdrops, lollipops and candy canes—and guarded by two giant gingerbread men—leading to a raised clearing with cookie trees, a 16-foot-high gingerbread house and a 12-foot windmill. There will also be five new holiday art installations this year.Holiday Tree Lighting

City Place will host a Christmas tree lighting event with a countdown for the illumination of a 35-foot Christmas landmark rising from City Place Park’s main pond. Santa and Mrs. Claus will also be in attendance for the festivities consisting of a holiday market with 30 vendors, complimentary kid stations and a live choir.Kimberbell Nativity Bench Pillow

Create a nativity pillow with Cupcake Quilts during their Kimberbell Nativity Bench Pillow event. Registration is required, and fees include two days of class instruction. All skill levels are welcome.Klein ISD Holiday Market

The Klein ISD Special Education department will host a holiday market with vendors, a silent auction and concessions. The market is designed to help Klein ISD Special Education students over 18 earn employment skills.
  • Dec. 2, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • Klein Multi-Purpose Center, 7500 FM 2920 Road, Klein
  • www.kleinisd.net
A Caroling Christmas Concert

The Cypress Creek Community Chorale will perform with the Cypress Creek Handbell Choirs, Children's Choir and the Holy Family Processional.Holiday Follies

Stageworks Theatre will present entertainment inspired by the late 19th century Vaudeville and Follies shows to celebrate the holidays.
  • Dec. 7-9 and 14-16, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 9 and 16, 2 p.m.; Dec. 10 and 17, 3 p.m.
  • $37-$54
  • Stageworks Theatre Garza Mainstage, 10760 Grant Road, Houston
  • www.stageworkshouston.org
Light the World through Music

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will host a free Christmas-themed concert.The 10th annual Islamic Arts Festival

The Islamic Arts Society will host its 10th annual Islamic Arts Festival with a visual feast featuring hundreds of artworks, including Islamic calligraphy, woodwork, ceramic tiles and paintings from local artists. There will also be opportunities to interact with the artists, henna tattoos, activities for children and ethnic food from food trucks.Christmas Spectacular

Champion Forest Baptist Church will host its annual Christmas Spectacular with a 90-minute music-filled show with a combination of Broadway-scale songs, dance, lights and effects, and a portrayal of the Nativity. There will be six English performances and two Spanish performances. Ticket prices will increase beginning Nov. 1.
  • Dec. 16, 7-9 p.m.; Dec. 17, 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.
  • $13-$23
  • CFBC Champions Worship Center, 15555 Stuebner Airline Road, Spring
  • www.championforest.org