6 events to know about this weekend in Spring and Klein, Dec. 2-4

 

Wunderlich Farms Christmas Market The annual Christmas market at Wunderlich Farms scheduled for Dec. 3 has been moved to Dec. 10. The event includes crafts, candle making and storytelling.[/caption]

A number of holiday activities are scheduled in the Spring and Klein area this weekend, including performances, markets and light displays

Dec. 2-4
‘Oliver!’
Stageworks Theatre presents this adaptation of Dicken’s dark classic in which 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

Dec. 2-3
'Whistle Down the Wind'
Playhouse 1960 presents its December musical production by Andrew Lloyd Webber, which follows events that begin when a group of children finds a fugitive. 8 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.). $15-18. Playhouse 1960, 6814 Gant Road, Houston. 281-587-8243. www.playhouse1960.com

Dec. 3
Event rescheduled
The Wunderlich Farms Christmas market originally scheduled for Saturday has been rescheduled for Saturday, Dec. 10. It will feature crafters and exhibits from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 18218 Theiss Mail Route Road, Spring. 832-249-5800. www.kleinhistorical.org

Dec. 3-4
Santa at Creekside Park
Santa Claus makes an appearance at Creekside Village. Cameras are encouraged. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Creekside Park Village Green, 26400 Kuykendahl Road, The Woodlands. (Sat.) Hughes Landing, 1900 Hughes Landing Blvd., The Woodlands (Sun). www.santajack.com

Dec. 3
Old-fashioned Christmas
Attendees experience historical holiday traditions as the site’s full-size replica of an 1800s Texas homestead comes to life with 19th century Christmas customs. The event includes music, a holiday craft for children, a tree lighting, wassail punch, cookies and an early visit from Saint Nicholas. Reservations are required. 4-7 p.m. Free. Jesse H. Jones Park, 20634 Kenswick Drive, Humble. 281-446-8588. www.hcp4.net

Dec. 3
Christmas on MainStreet
MainStreet America hosts its annual holiday tradition featuring light displays, live entertainment, food, games and photos with Santa Claus every Saturday evening through Dec. 17. $5-25. MainStreet America, 18750 I-45, Spring. 281-825-4429. www.mainstreetamerica.com

Dec. 4
Bammel Christmas Market
Hosted by Bammel Church of Christ, this annual holiday event and market include vendors selling unique gifts, food trucks, family crafts and a hot chocolate bar. Photos with Santa Claus and bounce houses for children are also available. 1-4 p.m. Free. Bammel Church of Christ, 2700 FM 1960 W., Houston. 281-440-1910. www.bammel.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.


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