7 events in the Sugar Land, Missouri City area to check out this December, January

The Tony Award-winning Broadway show “Hadestown” is bringing its tour to The Hobby Center for Performing Arts Jan. 4-9. (Courtesy T Charles Erickson)
The Tony Award-winning Broadway show “Hadestown” is bringing its tour to The Hobby Center for Performing Arts Jan. 4-9. (Courtesy T Charles Erickson)

The Tony Award-winning Broadway show “Hadestown” is bringing its tour to The Hobby Center for Performing Arts Jan. 4-9. (Courtesy T Charles Erickson)

Check out these holiday events, concerts and light displays that will be happening in Sugar Land and Missouri City in the upcoming months.

Dec. 9-Jan. 9: See holiday lights

Constellation Field will host the 8th annual Sugar Land Holiday Lights with over three million lights and a chance to meet Santa. 6-9 p.m. (Sun.-Thu.); 6-10 p.m. (Fri., Sat. and holidays). Free (age 3 and under), $12 (seniors, military and ages 4-12), $15 (age 13 and older). Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Drive, Sugar Land. 281-240-4487. www.sugarlandholidaylights.com

Dec. 9: Mingle with officials

Current and newly-elected local officials will be gathering to mingle with the public for a holiday celebration. Hosted by the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, entry tickets for the event will also include complimentary beer, wine and appetizers. 5-7 p.m. $35 (must RSVP). Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Drive, Sugar Land. 281-566-2152. www.fortbendchamber.com


Dec. 10: Tour private light displays

Child Advocates of Fort Bend will be conducting its Christmas Home Tour. Participants will get to see light displays of private homes in various Fort Bend County neighborhoods, including Missouri City’s Sienna; First Colony and Sweetwater of Sugar Land; and Hillcrest Estates in Richmond. Most proceeds will go to the organization, which works to advocate for victims of child abuse and children in the foster care system. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Dec. 10), 6-9 p.m. (Dec. 11). $30. 281-341-9955. www.cafb.org

Dec. 17: Play a round of miniature golf

The Quail Valley Fund will be hosting a family fun night of holiday miniature golf. The course will consist of 18 holes, and there will also be holiday-themed carnival activities. 5-9 p.m. $10. Missouri City Community Center, 1522 Missouri City Drive, Missouri City. 281-403-8637. www.quailvalleyfund.org

Dec. 21: Listen to an a cappella group

The a cappella musical group Pentatonix will be coming to the Smart Financial Centre on their Evergreen Christmas tour. The five-member group posts many of their covers online. 8 p.m. $39.50-$149.50. Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land. 281-207-6278. www.smartfinancialcentre.net

Jan. 7: Take a Zumba class

Sugar Land Town Center will be hosting a Zumba in the Plaza event as part of its weekly public fitness classes. Other fitness classes offered by Sugar Land Town Center include boot camps and mommy-and-me classes. 10-11 a.m. Free. Sugar Land Town Center, 2711 Plaza Drive, Sugar Land. 281-242-2000. www.sugarlandtownsquare.com

WORTH THE TRIP

Jan. 4-9: Watch a love story


The Tony Award-winning Broadway show “Hadestown” is bringing its tour to The Hobby Center for Performing Arts. Based on the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, the show is making multiple tour stops all around the country. 7:30 p.m. (Jan. 4-6 and 9), 8 p.m. (Jan. 7-8), 2 p.m. (Jan. 8-9). Tickets start at $40. The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, 800 Bagby St., Houston. 713-315-2525. www.thehobbycenter.org
By Sierra Rozen

Metro Reporter, South Houston

Sierra joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in September of 2021 after graduating with a degree in communication and a minor in journalism from St. Edward's University in Austin, TX. Sierra covers all things in the South Houston area but in particular covers Friendswood ISD, Friendswood City Council and Harris County METRO. Prior to CI, Sierra served as the viewpoints and life and arts editor for Hilltop Views, as well as interning for Austin Woman Magazine.