2015 Annual Events

Creekfest The annual Creekfest event features a variety of arts and cultural activities for the Cypress Creek community. [/caption]

March


Economic Outlook Forum


March 27 7:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

$70 (members before March 15), $80 (after March 15), $40 (just lunch).

Expert minds come together to analyze and provide a forecast of Houston's economic future. Speakers include Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle and David Stover, president and CEO of Noble Energy.

Lone Star College–University Park

20515 Hwy. 249 Houston

281-440-4160

www.houstonnwchamber.org

Pearls of Arts Gala


March 28 Time TBD

Ticket prices TBD

The Cirque de l'Art comes to the Corinthian in downtown Houston on March 28. The eighth annual gala honors Bobbie and John Nau III, who are prominent art collectors and philanthropists. All proceeds from the event benefit the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts.

The Corinthian

202 Fannin St. Houston

281-376-6322 www.houstonnwchamber.org

April


Texas Crawfish Festival


April 24–26, May 1–3 6 p.m.–midnight (April 24, May 1), noon–midnight (April 25, May 2), noon–6 p.m. (April 26, May 3)

$10 online and $10 at the gate

Music, carnival rides, midway games and crawfish fill the streets of Old Town Spring. In addition to the Old Town Spring shops, the event features food, drinks and arts and crafts vendors. This year's live music lineup includes Dimitri's Rail, Fighting Gemini, Downfall Rising and Madsons.

Old Town Spring

Spring 281-353-9310

www.texascrawfishfestival.com

May


Chamber's Chairman's Cup


May 11 (Time and cost TBA)

The Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual golf tournament. This year's event honors the late Judge J. Kent Adams. Individual registration, group play and hole sponsorships are available online for the annual event, which benefits the chamber and its programs.

Location TBA

281-440-4160

www.houstonnwchamber.org

October


Creekfest


Oct. 3 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free

The fifth annual event brings the arts to the Cypress Creek Cultural District. Festival activities take place indoors and outdoors at various district locations, including the Centrum, the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts, the Barbara Bush Branch Library and Collins Park. Festivities include canoeing on Cypress Creek, a festival market and live performances. Cypress Creek Cultural District

Cypresswood Drive Spring

281-440-4160

www.creekfesthouston.com

November


Home for the Holidays


Through December Exact dates TBA Free (to attend)

The 35th annual celebration makes its return to Old Town Spring featuring a display of holiday lights and activities. Attendees encounter exhibits and strolling performers while the shops and boutiques showcase holiday gift ideas.

Old Town Spring, Main Street

Spring 281-353-9310

www.oldtownspring.com

December


Wunderlich Farms Christmas Market


Dec. 6 Hours TBA $1 and one canned good (admission)

Wunderlich Farms and the Klein, Texas Museum once again hosts an old-fashioned Christmas market. The event showcases a variety of activities as well as vendors and live music.

Wunderlich Farms

18218 Theiss Mail Route Road

Klein 832-249-5800

www.kleinisd.net/historicalfoundation
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