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By: admin On: November 30, 2018 In: Events, Residents, Woodridge Comments: 0

It’s that most wonderful time of the year when Santa eats pancakes and even critters have Christmas. Stop by Woodridge Forest on Dec. 15 for Milk and Cookies with Santa, and don’t forget to join in the fun at any of these area events:

Oh, Christmas Tree

Christmas in the Park & Tree Lighting
Kingwood Town Center Park
8 N. Main St., Kingwood,
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat., Dec. 1
Free

Kick off the holiday season with festive fun and the lighting of a beautiful Christmas tree. The annual party features performances by local kids, a live Nativity, holiday stories, pictures with Snow Princesses and Santa and many holiday vendors. Tree lighting is at 6 p.m.

A Very Merry Christmas Open House
Warren’s Southern Gardens
1675 Northpark Dr., Kingwood
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., Dec. 1
Free

Get your tree and learn how to decorate it, too! Free demonstrations throughout the day will help you embellish holiday wreaths, create beautiful centerpieces and use plants to enhance your holiday décor.

Critter’s Christmas
Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center
20634 Kenswick Drive, Humble
10 a.m. Sat., Dec. 22
Free

Learn about the benefits of a healthy ecosystem and create decorative edible treats for birds and other wildlife in your neighborhood.

Santa Is Coming to Town

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas Breakfast With Santa
Humble Methodist Church
800 East Main Street, Humble
8-11 a.m. Sat., Dec. 1
$10 for adults and $7 for kids at the door.

Mickey and Santa Claus have teamed up for a breakfast treat that’s fun for the entire family.

Pancakes with Santa
Primrose School of Kingwood
2311 Green Oak Dr., Kingwood
9 a.m.-noon Sat., Dec. 1
Free

Sit down with Santa for a kid-friendly breakfast featuring the Big Guy’s second-favorite treat — pancakes! There will be holiday fun for everyone!

Santa Story Time
R.B. Tullis Branch Library
21569 US Hwy 59 N, New Caney
10-11 a.m. Wed., Dec. 5
Free

Start with holiday appropriate books, songs crafts and treats then finish with a visit from St. Nick. Children up to age 6.

Santa’s Farm
Kingwood Park and Kingwood High School Ag Barn
1705 Woodland Hills Dr.
6-9 p.m. Fri., Dec. 7

Enjoy animals, hay rides, festive decorations, hot chocolate, cookies, candy canes, Christmas music and lights…..of course — visit with Santa!

Cookies with Santa
Warren’s Southern Gardens
1675 Northpark Dr., Kingwood
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat., Dec. 15
$10 or 10 nonperishable food donations for three pictures

Children can make their own magical reindeer food, get a complimentary take-home craft and visit with Santa. Cookies, drinks, and popcorn will be available.

Holiday Markets

Koutour Christmas Market
Kingwood Town Center Park
8 N. Main Street, Kingwood
Noon-6 p.m. Sat., Dec. 8
Free

Shop fabulous vendors, indulge in holiday treats and celebrate friends, family and fun at this annual market. There will be a free carousel, trackless train and pictures with Santa. Vouchers for free turkeys are available while supplies last.

‘Tis the Season for Giving

Snowball Run
Pines Montessori School
3535 Cedar Knolls Dr., Kingwood
9 a.m. Sat., Dec. 1
$15-$40

Have fun and run to restore of the Children’s Library at this run with something for everyone. There’s a USATF sanctioned, chip-timed 5K, a 1K and a 100-Yard Dash; cash prizes; a DJ with dancing; Bahama Bucks Sno2Throw snowball fight; activities for the kids; and a scenic greenbelt course. Come dressed to impress in your wintery best!

Lamba Delta Holiday Craft Fair
The Community Learning Center
18901 Timber Forest Dr., Atascocita
8 a.m.-noon Sat., Dec. 1
Free Admission

Help new teachers get their start by purchasing handcrafted jewelry, boutique clothing, home décor and more. Proceeds provide scholarships to future teachers.

Dash Through the Groves Fun Run
The Groves
11810 Madera Run Parkway, Humble
8-10 a.m. Sat., Dec. 8
$25 to run, free to watch

Run to support Race the YMCA of Greater Houston and Insperity Adaptive Sports Complex. Also enjoy food trucks, music, drinks, giveaways, opportunities to donate and more.

Festive Fun

An Old-fashioned Christmas
Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center
20634 Kenswick Drive, Humble
4-7 p.m. Sat., Dec. 1
Free

Enjoy music, a holiday craft, tree lighting, wassail, cookies, and an early visit from Saint Nicholas at the Jones Park’s historic 1830s Redbud Hill Homestead. Reservations required.

Pre-teen Cookie Decorating
R.B. Tullis Branch Library
21569 US Hwy 59 N, New Caney
4 p.m. Tue., Dec. 4
Free

Pre-teens, ages 9-12, can try their hands at cookie decorating and take home what they make.

Teen Holiday Crafts and Treats
R.B. Tullis Branch Library
21569 US Hwy 59 N, New Caney
4 p.m. Tue., Dec. 4, 11 and 18
Free

Teens, ages 13-17, can get their holidays on with treats to eat and festive crafts to take home.

Second Saturday Settlers: Homestead Holiday
Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center
20634 Kenswick Drive, Humble
1-3 p.m. Sat., Dec. 8
Free

String popcorn and cranberries and watch period demonstrations at the Jones Park’s historic 1830s Redbud Hill Homestead.

Performances Galore

The Nutcracker
Atascocita High School
13300 Will Clayton Pkwy, Humble
1:30 pm & 7:30 p.m. Sat., Dec. 1
1:30 pm & 6:30 p.m. Sun., Dec. 2
$20

Kingwood Dance Theater presents the classic tale of a girl and her Nutcracker Prince.

Nativity Exhibit and Musical Festival
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
4021 Deerbrook Drive, Kingwood
1-9 p.m., Sat. Dec. 1
Free

Enjoy hundreds of nativity sets while enjoying live music and children’s activities.