Holiday shopping and performances highlight things to do in Spring and Klein this weekend, Nov. 25-27

The holiday season will be in full swing this weekend, and local events include music, theater and decorative displays.

The holiday season will be in full swing this weekend, and local events include music, theater and decorative displays.

Festive light displays, Christmas classics and a chance to start holiday shopping are among the things to do this weekend in Spring and Klein.

Nov. 25-27

'Oliver'

Presented by Stageworks Theatre, in this adaptation of Dicken’s dark classic, the penniless orphan Oliver faces a nightmarish life with his virtuous innocence. 7:30 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 2 p.m. (Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.). $15 (students), $22 (seniors), $26 (adults). Stageworks Theatre, 10760 Grant Road, Houston. 281-587-6100. www.stageworkshouston.org

Nov. 26

Small Business Saturday

Residents are invited to rediscover Old Town Spring and help unique shops stay in business. From events to sales, the day is part of the nationwide event to help local business owners. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Old Town Spring, 123 Midway St., Spring. 832-674-3284. www.oldtownspring.com

Nov. 26

Christmas on MainStreet

MainStreet America hosts this annual holiday tradition featuring light displays, live entertainment, food, games, and photos with Santa Claus as well as other Christmas characters. The event takes place every Saturday evening through Dec. 17. 6-9 p.m. $5-$25. MainStreet America, 18750 I-45 N., Spring. 281-825-4429.
www.mainstreetamerica.com

Nov. 26-27

‘The Nutcracker’

Celebrating its 34th year, the Houston Dance Theatre performs this Christmas classic, directed by Angela Jackson. Professional dancers are joined by 75 local dancers in Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet. Group rates are available. 7 p.m. (Sat.), 2:30 p.m. (Sun.). $25. Westfield’s Geiger Performing Arts Center, 16713 Ella Blvd., Houston. 281-444-9698.
www.houstondancetheatre.org

Nov. 26

The Priests performance

A classical trio made up of three Roman Catholic priests from Northern Ireland, including Eugene O’Hagan, Martin O’Hagan and David Delargy sing several musical selections. The Priests have been singing together since they met in the 1970s as students at St. MacNissi’s College. All three now serve as full-time parish priests. 8 p.m. $35-$65. Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment, 6823 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. 281-440-4850. www.cypresscreekface.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.