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A Christmas Carol

Wednesday – Friday, December 10 – 12, 2014 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 13, 2014 2:00 pm
Taylor High School
20700 Kingsland Blvd.
This richly textured adaptation brings the full spirit of the book to life on stage, combining the eeriness of the ghost story and the thrill of the fairy tale with the grubby realism of Victorian London. The Taylor PlayMakers will be sharing the stage with future Taylor Thespians from both Memorial Parkway and McMeans junior highs in this production. Visit www.TaylorPlaymakers.com for pricing and advance ticket information. Tickets will also be available at the door. Contact tickets@TaylorPlaymakers.com with any questions or for more information.

Budget for the Holidays

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 7:00 pm
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
In today’s hard economic times, it is hard to stay on top of everything financially. Learn everything you need to know to get the gifts you need with the money you have.

Cinco Ranch FFA Day

Saturday, November 1, 2014 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cinco Ranch FFA
LD Robinson Pavilion
6301 S. Stadium Ln.
Join Cinco Ranch FFA for their first annual FFA Day! They will have games, horseback riding, crafts, and much more. All ages are welcome to attend. Please bring a scarf or jacket to donate for your admission.

Create Your Own Holiday Cards and Gift Tags

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Maud Smith Marks Branch Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
There will be a class teaching the basics of how to create cards using Microsoft Publisher. Then on December 16 at 7:00 p.m. there will be a class teaching the basics of how to create gift tags using Microsoft Publishers. Come to one class or both. Seating is extremely limited. Call 281-492-8592.

DIY Crafts

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Maud Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
They will be having fun at the Maud Marks Library preparing for Thanksgiving! Join them as they make beautiful dahlia wreaths to decorate their homes.

DIY Crafts: Wrap Your Gifts

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 2:00 p.m.
Maud Smith Marks Branch Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
They’ll be having fun at Maud Marks preparing for Christmas. Join them as they make wrapping paper! Bring your holiday gifts with you as they will create fun ways to wrap them up for the season. All materials will be provided. Seating is extremely limited. Call 281-492-8592.

Fall Festival

Saturday, November 1, 2014 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Learning Experience
21418 Kingsland Blvd.
Stop by The Learning Experience and tour their school in Halloween costumes. Enjoy karaoke, a DJ, moonwalk, cotton candy, popcorn, face painting, prizes, meet Bubbles, and much more. There will be enrollment specials and drawing for prizes. There will be plenty of fun for the entire family!

Free Movie Night

Saturday, December 13, 2014 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
Heritage Square
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Join them in the courtyard for a special screening of Home Alone to celebrate the holidays! The movie will begin at dusk (approximately 7 or 8 p.m.). For more, visit LaCenterra.com/Events.

Heartwarming Christmas Show

Saturday, November 8, 2014 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holy Covenant United Methodist Church
22111 Morton Ranch Rd.
Over 68 artisans along with their famous tea room, sandwich shoppe, and silent auction baskets. All proceeds benefit local missions. Call 281-579-1200 ext. 329.

Holiday Concert

Friday, December 12, 2014 7:00 pm
Katy Children’s Choir
St. Peter’s Methodist Church
20775 Kingsland Blvd.
The concert will feature the Katy Children’s Choir. Tickets are $5 for ages 12 and up. Children ages 12 and under are free. Email info@katychildrenschoir.com.

Holiday Decorating

Thursday, November 6, 2014 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Star Furniture – West Houston
6666 Barker Springs Rd., Houston
This free presentation will making your holiday season extra special as you bring charm to your home inside and out. Star Furniture’s interior designers, along with guest designer Pattie Perrier, ASID will help you on your journey as you transform your living space for the new season. The course will cover: entire room concepts with popular seasonal colors and décor, effortless entertaining tips for gatherings of all sizes, understated and glamorous examples of seasonal décor, and decorating schemes for stairs, mantels, table tops, and more. Register online at https://www.starfurniture.com/decorating-presentation.

Holiday Home Tour

Thursday, December 4, 2014 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday, December 5, 2014 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Taylor High School
Project Graduation 2015

Be inspired for your holiday decorating by attending the annual Taylor High School Holiday Home Tour. As always, the tour will feature several lovely area homes and is the perfect event to jumpstart your holiday mood. Tickets are available for purchase at the Katy Flower Market (20829 Kingsland Blvd.) or at Hauerland’s (1648 Mason Rd.). The cost is $10 and all proceeds benefit Project Graduation 2015.

Holiday Market Craft Show

Saturday, November 8, 2014 9 am – 4 pm
Morton Ranch High School
21000 Franz Rd.

Proceeds will benefit Morton Ranch High School’s project prom. If you are interested in being a vendor, email dmparker64@comcast.net.

Holiday on the Plaza

Saturday, December 6, 2014 10:00 am
Harvest Plaza
5701 Third St.
This year, the City of Katy will partner with Katy Market Days and combine Holiday on the Plaza with the Katy Old Fashioned Christmas. Enjoy booths set up for holiday activities, take photos with Santa Claus, and watch the Christmas tree lighting. The lighting begins at 7 p.m. Visit cityofkaty.com.

Home for the Holidays

Saturday, November 22, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Get into the holiday mood while you enjoy music, kids’ activities, a meet-and-greet with Santa Claus, and the lighting of LaCenterra’s 30-foot tree.
Visit lacenterra.com.

Home for the Holidays Gift Market

Friday – Sunday, November 21 – 23, 2014
Katy Merrell Center
6301 S. Stadium
Visit Katy’s largest gift market as you prepare for the Christmas season. Visit homefortheholidaysgiftmarket.com.

Journey to Bethlehem

Friday, December 12, 2014 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday, December 13, 2014 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Sunday, December 14, 2014 
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Current – A Christian Church
26600 Westheimer Pkwy.
A winding trail of experienced guides will lead you through a series of live-action scenes tracing the journey of Mary and Joseph as they were expecting the birth of Jesus Christ. This event is free, but there will be an express pass option available for purchase. Visit currentchristian.org.

Katy Old-Fashioned Christmas Festival

Saturday, December 6, 2014 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ave. B
Celebrate with your family and friends at the Katy Old-Fashioned Christmas Festival. Enjoy snow from noon to 5 p.m. and a Christmas lighting from 6 to 7 p.m. There will be Santa, carolers, entertainment, and food, as well as local and out-of-state vendors.

Katy YMCA Turkey Dash

Thursday, November 27, 2014 6:45 am
22807 Westheimer Pkwy.

All are invited to sign up for the 5K and 10K races, as well as the kids’ one-mile fun run and family-oriented one-mile walk/run. Following the races, there will be door prizes and more. Times vary. Visit ymcaturkeydash.org.

Living Nativity

Saturday, December 13, 2014 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
First Christian Church
22101 Morton Ranch Rd.
Join First Christian Church of Katy for their annual living nativity. There will be three live respresentations of the nativity scene lasting approximately 30 minutes each. Refreshments will be provided in the fellowship hall throughout the evening. For more details, call the church office at 281-492-2693 or visit fcckaty.com.

Mayde Creek Martinettes Fall Craft Show

Saturday, November 15, 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mayde Creek High School
19202 Groschke Road, Houston
The event will feature over 50 booths with crafts, holiday items, jewelry, food, raffle, and free children’s activities. For vendor information, please contact Brenda Clark at brendaclark.pptc@gmail.com.  

Messiah Sing-A-Long

Sunday, December 14, 2014 7:00 pm
St. Peter’s United Methodist Church
20775 Kingsland Blvd.
The Chancel Choir of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church in Katy invites you to their Messiah Sing-A-Long. Please come to sing, or just to listen to this beautiful music. There will be soloists and a full orchestra. There is no admission charge. Copies of the music will be available for loan or for sale. For more information, call David Galasso at 281-492-8031.

Once Upon A December

Monday, December 15, 2014 7:00 pm
Mayde Creek High School
19202 Groeschke Rd., Houston
The Mayde Creek High School Choir will perform their winter concert, Once Upon a December, in the Performing Arts Center. Admission is free.

Parade of Homes

Thursday, December 4, 2014 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday, December 5, 2014 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Cinco Ranch High School
Cougar Stars Dance Team
The Cinco Ranch Cougar Stars Dance Team is proud to host their annual Parade of Homes. Tickets are $12 and are available at Beau Kisses, Curtain Call, Dancer’s Closet, and Hauerland’s, or from your favorite Cougar Star. Tour beautifully decorated Katy-area homes full of holiday decorations while enjoying the sounds of the award-winning Cinco Ranch High School Orchestra. The Cougar Stars will be on hand at each home to help guide the tour. Proceeds support Cougar Stars’ activities.

Santa Visits LaCenterra

Saturdays and Sundays, November 23, 2014 – December 21, 2014
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
Heritage Square
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Hang with the Big Guy himself every Saturday (1:00 pm – 5:00 pm) and Sunday (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm). Santa will meet your family and go over the children’s wish list and pose for photos. Parents, don’t forget to bring your cameras!

Santa’s Ranch Open House

Friday, December 19, 2014 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Maud Smith Marks Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
Celebrate the arrival of the holidays with Maud Smith Marks Branch Library. Come listen to Christmas music and visit Santa and the elves in his workshop for fun crafts and treats. For the complete schedule, contact the library at 281-492-8592.

Share Your Holidays Food Drive

Friday, December 5, 2014 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Maud Smith Marks Branch Library
1815 Westgreen Blvd.
Maud Marks will once again be a drop-off location for food donations for ABC channel 13′s Share Your Holidays food drive. The library has participated in the event since its opening in 1993. All food donated will be distributed by Katy Christian Ministries and benefit families in the Katy area. The library will be accepting food from 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Friday, December 5 at the entrance of the library building. The drive begins early to allow commuters the opportunity to stop by on their way to work.

The Nutcracker Tea

Saturday, December 13, 2014 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Crosspoint Church
700 Westgreen Blvd.
Connolly Dance Arts’ students will be putting on their holiday performance of The Nutcracker. Tables will be sold, and the event will include finger foods and tea during the show. Visit connollydancearts.com.

Wolfe Elementary’s Fall Festival

Friday, November 7, 2014 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wolfe Elementary School
502 Addicks-Howell Rd., Houston
Wolfe Elementary’s PTO invites Katy families to their annual Fall Festival. This event is open to the public. It will be an evening of fun, rides, games, and food. For more information, email Sondra at sondranorwood@katyisd.org.

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