Shop local, meet Santa and more: 4 things to do in Tomball, Magnolia this Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 28-Dec. 1

The Texas Renaissance Festival hosts its Celtic Christmas weekend on Nov. 29-Dec. 1. (Courtesy Texas Renaissance Festival)
The Texas Renaissance Festival hosts its Celtic Christmas weekend Nov. 29-Dec. 1. (Courtesy Texas Renaissance Festival)

The Texas Renaissance Festival hosts its Celtic Christmas weekend Nov. 29-Dec. 1. (Courtesy Texas Renaissance Festival)

Between eating Thanksgiving food and shopping Black Friday deals, here are a few events going on in the greater Tomball and Magnolia areas this weekend, Nov. 28-Dec. 1.

Nov. 29: Shop local at the Old Town Tomball Christmas Stroll

Local Tomball businesses will be open late, serving drinks and offering discounts. Participating businesses include: The Bath Hut Boutique, BeBe LaRoo Boutique, Birds of a Feather Antiques & Vintage Marketplace, Burlap Ranch Mercantile, Cherry Street Antiques, Commerce Street Clothiers, Fire Ant Brewpub, Kid's Anthem, The LampPost Boulevard, Me and My Porch Designs by Pam Sandel Vance, The Neutral Nest, O'Suzanna's, Tejas Burger Joint, Tender Touch Gifts, Terrarium, The Turquoise Door and Vickie B's on Main. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Item costs vary. Old Town Tomball, including Main, Commerce, Cherry and Market streets. www.facebook.com/events/2534122313376153/

Nov. 29-Dec. 1: Meet, take photos with Santa

Santa and Mrs. Claus visit Spring Creek Growers for the holiday season. Families can take photos with the Clauses. The Christmas tree farm opened Nov. 23 for the 2019 season, offering cut-your-own, precut and living Christmas trees. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), noon-2 p.m. (Sun.). $10 (per family for photos with Santa with personal camera). Spring Creek Growers, 23803 Decker Prairie-Rosehill Road, Magnolia. 281-259-8114. www.springcreekgrowers.com


Nov. 29-Dec. 1: Experience the final weekend of this year's Texas Renaissance Festival

The final weekend of the 45th season of the Texas Renaissance Festival features a Celtic Christmas theme to celebrate the holidays. This three-day festival weekend features Renaissance-themed live entertainment, interactive characters, games, and hundreds of shopping and food vendors throughout the 55-acre festival grounds. The Texas Renaissance Festival is located just north of the city of Magnolia. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (gates open). Free (age 4 and younger, children age 12 and younger every Sun.), $17 (ages 5-12), $34 (adult). Texas Renaissance Festival, 21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission. 800-458-3435. www.texrenfest.com

Nov. 30: Kick off the holidays at Burroughs Park

Harris County Precinct 4 will host its annual Holiday Wonderland event at Burroughs Park, featuring snow, crafts, a petting zoo, games and other festive activities. Santa Claus will also make an appearance for photos and holiday activities. Crafts are available for children ages 12 and under while supplies last. 4-8 p.m. Free. Burroughs Park, 9738 Hufsmith Road, Tomball. 713-274-4050. www.hcp4.net
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