December Main Events in Bay Area Houston

Clear Lake

Holiday Market Dec. 2.  Bay Oaks Women’s Association members will host their annual Holiday Mart, “Candy Canes and Cocktails,” on Monday, Dec. 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bay Oaks Country Club for all club members and their guests. Tickets are $23 and the Kids Club will be available. Reservations necessary by visiting

Toyland Fantasy Dec. 7. Bay Area Museum Historical Society will host its annual Toyland Fantasy Breakfast – a pre-Christmas celebration for the younger set — Saturday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. at Bay Oaks Country Club with a performance by Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre and a visit by Santa. Tickets are $35 and may be reserved by calling Louise Russell at 281-300-5262 or email

Space film Dec. 10. CLASP will show the space movie, Gravity, featuring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock stranded in space, for its Tuesday, Dec. 10 program from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the UHCL Bayou Theater.

HSLBA Yule Party Dec. 11. Houston Symphony League Bay Area members will gather at the home of Linda and Greg Heausler, 4010 Ecuador Drive in Pasadena, for their annual holiday party, which this year will be a New Orleans Brunch on Wednesday, Dec. 11 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. RSVP to Pat Biddle at 713-488-2346 or at

Panhellenic Brunch Dec. 12. Clear Lake Area Panhellenic members will gather at the home of Ondi Lyon for their annual Holiday Brunch at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12.

Runoff election Dec. 14. Houston residents will vote in the mayoral and city council runoff elections from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today.

Welcome Neighbors Dec. 19. Bay Area Welcome Neighbors Club will meet Thursday, Dec. 19 at 10 a.m. at Bay Oaks Country Club for a festive musical program by singer Brenda Guy. BAWNC is a non-profit social organization for women, offering a variety of activities such as Bunco, Book Clubs, Mah Jongg, movies and much more. For luncheon reservations, contact Nancy Guthrie at  or call 281.333.3055.

Deer Park

Tree Lighting Dec. 6. Strap on your jingle bells and head to 1302 Center Street at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 for a joyful family celebration including performances by the Deer Park High Swing Choir, San Jacinto Elementary Choir and The Art Park Players. Enjoy hot chocolate and spend some time with Frosty, Rudolph, Mr. and Mrs. Claus and their Elves as Mayor Jerry Mouton flips the switch on the Christmas tree!

Chamber Open House Dec.12. The Deer Park Chamber will hold its Holiday Open House Thursday, Dec. 12 from 1 to 5 p.m.

Awards Luncheon, Dec. 19.The Deer Park Chamber will host its annual Awards Luncheon Thursday, Dec. 19 at 11:30 a.m. at the Monument Inn, 4406 Independence Pkwy S in La Porte. For reservations, call Melissa Peters at 281-479-1559 or email her at

Mary Poppins on stage. The magical nanny Mary Poppins, along with her chimney-sweep friend, are at the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse, 3803 Highway 3, through Dec. 22, with curtains at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. For tickets, which are $17 for adults and $12 for seniors and students, call 281-337-7469 or email

Chamber luncheon Dec. 5. The Friendswood Chamber will host its monthly luncheon Thursday, Dec. 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Green Event Center, 2000 W. Parkwood, (FM 528) #200. To register or for more information, visit or call Carol, Diane or Joanne at 281-482-3329.

Transportation Summit Dec. 13. BayTran will host the Galveston County Transportation Summit Friday, Dec. 13, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Green Event Center, 2000 W. Parkwood with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar and Galveston County Judge Mark Henry among the speakers.

Yule Parade Dec. 14. Friendswood’s Christmas Lighted Parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 14 from 5 to 6 p.m. To sign up, visit or call 281-482-3329.

Boat Parade Dec. 14. The annual Christmas Boat Parade will set sail at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 and pass the Kemah Boardwalk as it travels down the Clear Creek Channel and out into the Bay and back into Clear Lake.

New Year’s Eve Dec. 31. Ring in the New Year with family fun and fireworks! Fireworks show at 10 p.m.

League City
Christmas Open House Dec. 3. HomeTown Bank of League City will be holding its Christmas Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 3 from 4-6 p.m. at 1406 West Main Street. There will be festive refreshments and pictures with Santa for the kids!

Cool Yule Ball Dec. 7. A Cool Yule Ball will be held Saturday, Dec. 7 from 7 to 9:45 p.m. at Hometown Heroes Park Ballroom, 1001 E. League City Parkway, with DJ Hal Gercek playing an excellent selection of music and rhythms for your dancing pleasure. Door fee is $8 and dress as you like from casual to after five attire.

Nassau Bay
Holiday in the Park Dec. 14. The annual Holiday in the Park family get-together featuring snow, Santa and hot cocoa will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, from 2 to 4 pm. In Howard Ward Park, 18300 Upper Bay Road.

Pops Concerts Dec. 6-7. The Clear Lake Symphony will perform its Christmas “Pops” concerts on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-7, in the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church Auditorium,18220 Upper Bay Road at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $13 adult, $10 senior (55 and up), $8 student, may be purchased at Eye Trends at 515 Bay Area Blvd, Suite 300, and will also be available night of the concert.

HSLBA Yule Party Dec. 11. Houston Symphony League Bay Area members will gather at the home of Linda and Greg Heausler, 4010 Ecuador Drive, for their annual holiday party, which this year will be a New Orleans Brunch on Wednesday, Dec. 11 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. RSSVP to Pat Biddle at 713-488-2346 or at

Chamber Gala Dec. 12. The Pasadena Chamber will host its annual gala Thursday, Dec. 12,  starting with a 6 p.m. cocktail reception at the Hobby Marriott, 9100 Gulf Freeway, followed by dinner with Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton as the keynote speaker and announcement of the Citizen of the Year. Dress is black tie optional. Tickets are $75 and may be reserved by calling 281-487-7871 or visiting

Tree lighting Dec. 5. The annual Christmas Tree Lighting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 on the Community House Grounds with the public invited to attend.

Santa Run Dec. 7. Firefighters from the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department will be driving Santa around town to various Seabrook neighborhoods Saturday, Dec. 7, beginning at 7:30 a.m. with youngsters invited to come out and wave.

Breakfast with Santa Dec. 14. The annual Breakfast with Santa for Seabrook children will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Community House.

Senior Game Night. Senior Game Night will be held Friday, Dec. 6 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Webster Recreation Building, 311 Pennsylvania Ave. Includes dinner, games and conversation. For information, call Bryan Morgan at 281-316-4137.

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