Celebrate the Lunar New Year, Burns Night: Things to do this weekend Jan. 21-23 in The Woodlands area

Ticketholders can visit a variety of restaurants in The Woodlands area in January. (Courtesy The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce)
Ticketholders can visit a variety of restaurants in The Woodlands area in January. (Courtesy The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce)

Ticketholders can visit a variety of restaurants in The Woodlands area in January. (Courtesy The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce)

The weekend of Jan. 21-23 includes opportunities to sample local restaurants' fare, take part in a murder mystery dinner and celebrate a Scottish poet.

Jan. 21-23: Taste local cuisine

The Taste of the Town Restaurant Month continues through January, offering opportunities to sample local cuisine 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. 21 Enjoy a mystery theater dinner

Glade Arts Foundation will hold a celebrity murder mystery dinner featuring a specially curated prix fixe dinner menu by Executive Chef Nelson Padron. Due to the nature of the performance, late arrivals will not be allowed. 7 p.m. (doors open). $95. Glade Cultural Center, 2000 Woodlands Parkway, The Woodlands. 832-557-8781. www.gladeartsfoundation.org


Jan. 21: Go on a nighttime climb

The Texas TreeVentures Glow in The Park event returns to the three-level aerial adventure course. The event takes place at night so attendees can climb on an illuminated course. 7-10 p.m. $60. Texas TreeVentures, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-2048. www.texastreeventures.com

Jan. 22 Take part in Burns Night

Burns Night returns to Glade Cultural Center to celebrate the Scottish national poet Robert Burns. The event includes songs, poems and bagpipes. It is a formal attire affair. 8 p.m. $95. Glade Cultural Center, 2000 Woodlands Parkway, The Woodlands. 832-557-8781. www.gladeartsfoundation.org

Jan. 22: Celebrate the Lunar New Year

The museum celebrates the Year of the Tiger. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $7. The Woodlands Children’s Museum, 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Ste. 280, The Woodlands. 281-465-0955. www.woodlandschildrensmuseum.org
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.