See live music, take part in Taste of the Town: 4 things to do this weekend in The Woodlands area

The Ice Rink at The Woodlands Towns Center is open for one more weekend after Jan. 8-9 in The Woodlands. (Courtesy The Woodlands Township)
The Ice Rink at The Woodlands Towns Center is open for one more weekend after Jan. 8-9 in The Woodlands. (Courtesy The Woodlands Township)

The Ice Rink at The Woodlands Towns Center is open for one more weekend after Jan. 8-9 in The Woodlands. (Courtesy The Woodlands Township)

Jan. 7-17

Visit the ice rink before it closes


The Ice Rink at The Woodlands Town Center will close for the season Jan. 17. Various skate times and pricing are available. The Ice Rink at The Woodlands Town Center, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-419-5630. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

Jan. 7-18

Taste local cuisine


The Taste of the Town Restaurant Month offers opportunities to sample local cuisine throughout January at more than 40 local eateries with a purchase of a ticket. Times vary. $40. Participating local restaurants. 281-736-4057. www.tasteofthetown.org

Jan. 8

See a live jazz performance over dinner


As part of the Cezanne Presents at Glade series, the Woody Witt Jazz Quartet is performing featuring artists Mike Wheeler, Matt Lawless and Memo Reza. Witt has taught at Houston Community College since 2000 and has contributed to more than 25 albums as a sideman as well as leading 11 CD releases of his own. He has also performed with the Houston Symphony and the Houston Ballet. The evening includes an a la carte dinner menu, a full bar and cocktails. 7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (performance). $35 (general admission). Glade Arts Foundation, 2000 Woodlands Parkway, The Woodlands. 832-557-8781. www.gladeartsfoundation.org

Jan. 8-9

Take in a show at Dosey Doe

Live music at Dosey Doe Big Barn includes Back in Black, an the AC/DC tribute band, on Jan. 8 and Cool Freddie E. & The Crew on Jan. 9. 8:30 p.m. (Jan. 8), 6:30 p.m. (Jan. 9). $26-$30 (Jan. 8), $20-$25 (Jan. 9). Dosey Doe Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands. 281-367-3774. www.doseydoetickets.com
By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.