November Main Events in Bay Area Houston

October 31st, 2019

Clear Lake
Bay Oaks Gala Nov. 9. The Bay Oaks Women’s Association will host its annual gala, Festa Italiana, an outdoor dining experience, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at Bay Oaks Country Club.

Space is focus Nov. 11. CLASP will present current and former aerospace employees reflecting on their experiences and contributions to the space program Monday, Nov. 11, 5:30-7 p.m. in the Garden Room of the Bayou Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd.

Hangar Bash Nov. 16. The Lone Star Cowboy Cookers will host their 2nd Annual Beer, Planes & BBQ event from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 in the Lone Star Flight Museum at Ellington Field. Live ‘80s music by Molly and the Ringwalds, baubles by Kendra Scott, etc. $40 for museum members, $50 for non-members. Visit lonestarflight.org/hangarbash

State of Healthcare Nov. 21. Top officials from all the area hospitals will update the community on the State of Healthcare at a breakfast hosted by the League City Chamber Thursday, Nov. 21, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. in the UH-Clear Lake Bayou Building’s Atrium 1 Garden Room. To register at leaguecitychamber.com or call the chamber, 281-338-7339.

Welcome Neighbors Nov. 21. Bay Area Welcome Neighbors Club will meet Thursday, Nov. 21 at 10 a.m. for a program on “Luggage Selection and Packing” with Pam Smithgall of South Shore Travel offering tips to make holiday packing easier. For luncheon reservations, call 281.333.3055 or contact Nancy Guthrie at membership.bawnc@gmail.com 

Bayou Theatre events. A number of big events are scheduled at UH-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theatre this month including After Jack, the U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors, Del Castillo, Mercury: Mozart and Beethoven and Terrence Simon. For details, contact the theater.

Deer Park
Chamber luncheon Nov. 12. The Deer Park Chamber will host its monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Battleground Golf Course, 1600 Georgia Ave. For reservations, email Melissa@deerparkchamber.com or call 281-479-1559.

Dickinson
Comedy at Playhouse. A laugh-out-loud comedy, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is now playing at the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse through Sunday, Nov. 10 with curtains at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. matinees. Next up is Mary Poppins Nov. 29. For tickets, call 281-337-7469 or visit www.harbourtheater.com

League City
CCEF Gala Nov. 2. The Clear Creek Education will hold its annual awards gala honoring a number of outstanding citizens at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 in South Shore Harbour Resort’s Crystal Ballroom.

Legislative Lunch Nov. 14. The League City Chamber will host the State of the Legislature Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 featuring Sen. Larry Taylor and Reps. Dr. Greg Bonnen and Mayes Middleton at the Johnnie Arolfo Civic Center. Register and pay online at leaguecitychamber.com

State of Healthcare Nov. 21. Top officials from all the area hospitals will update the community on the State of Healthcare at a breakfast hosted by the League City Chamber Thursday, Nov. 21, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. in the UH-Clear Lake Bayou Building’s Atrium 1 Garden Room. To register at leaguecitychamber.com or call the chamber, 281-338-7339.

Sugar Plum Fairy Nov. 21-23. Breakfast with the Sugar Plum Fairy Weekend, South Shore Harbour Resort. Unveiling of the Gingerbread House Thursday, Nov. 21; Dinner with Clara, and the Slumber Party, Nov. 22; Breakfast with the Sugar Plum Fairy, 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23; and The After Party, 7 p.m. to midnight.

Nassau Bay
HSLBA meets Nov. 12.  Houston Symphony League Bay Area members will hold their evening meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church with a program of classical music presented by the Clear Lake Chamber Ensemble.

Pasadena
Taste of the Town Nov. 7. The Pasadena Chamber will host its 30thAannual Taste of the Town Thursday, Nov. 7 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Pasadena Convention Center, 7902 Fairmont Pkwy., offering food and drinks from 30 area restaurants, plus family friendly activities and a live auction. Tickets, which are $25 for adults, $15 for children 6-12 and those under 6 free, available at pasadenachamber.org

Pearland
UHCL Open House Nov. 2. Visit University of Houston-Clear Lake at Pearland on Saturday, Nov. 2 to learn about all the academic programs the campus has to offer. The university’s fall Open House runs from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Friends and family are welcome.

Chamber luncheon Nov. 21. Matt Buchanan will update Pearland Chamber members on the work of the Pearland Economic Development Corporation at their monthly luncheon Thursday, Nov. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in the Hilton Garden Inn, 12101 Shadow Creek Parkway. For reservations, call 281-485-3634.

Seabrook
Feliz Navidad Nov. 7. Lakewood Yacht Club will host its popular Feliz Navidad on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the community invited to attend.

Veterans Day Nov. 10. Our veterans will be remembered Sunday, Nov. 10, from noon to 1 p.m. at services at the Bay Area Veterans Memorial on Main Street.

Texas City
At COM Theatre Nov. 7. Peter and the Starcatcher opens Thursday, Nov. 7 at the College of the Mainland Theatre, 1200 Amburn Road, with curtains at 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and matinees at 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 24. For tickets, call the Theatre Box Office at 409-933-8345 or 888-258-8859, Ext. 8345 during office hours.
 
Webster
Book signing Nov. 9. When America Fell Silent book signing by Houston on-air radio personality Freddy Cruz, 1 p.m. Saturday Nov. 9 at Barnes & Noble Baybrook.

August Main Events in Bay Area Houston

August 1st, 2019

Clear Lake
Start of school Aug. 19. Clear Creek ISD students will begin a new year on Monday, Aug. 19. No appointments are necessary.

Bayou Theater season opens. The bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent opens the Bayou Theater’s season with some of our favorite hits at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, and then Bach is paired with Piazzolla as the Bayou kicks off its classical series at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. For tickets, call 281-283-3024 or visit www.uhcl.edu/bayoutheater

Deer Park
School starts Aug. 21. Deer Park ISD students will begin their fall classes on Wednesday, Aug. 21.

Salute to education Aug. 23. The Deer Park Chamber will host its annual Salute to Education Luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 23 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center on Deer Park High School’s South Campus, 710 W. San Augustine Ave., for all new Deer Park teachers, faculty members of the year for San Jacinto College and Texas Chiropractic College and teachers of the year from all DPISD campuses. Luncheon tickets are $25 and may be reserved by calling 281-479-1559 or emailing Shae@deerparkchamber.org

Dickinson
At the Playhouse. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare opens Friday, Aug. 16 at the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse, 3803 Highway 3, and continues through Sunday, Sept. 1 with curtains at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2:30 p.m. Sundays. For tickets, which are $17 for adults and $12 for seniors and students, call 281-337-7469 or email bareahp@comcast.net

School days. Dickinson ISD students start fall classes Monday, Aug. 19.

League City
Teachers luncheon Aug. 7. The Clear Lake Area Chamber will host its annual New Teachers Luncheon at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7 in the South Shore Harbour Resort’s Crystal Ballroom. For reservations, call the chamber, 281-488-7676.

Start of school Aug. 19. Clear Creek ISD students head back to school Monday, Aug. 19.

Nassau Bay
HSLBA Party Aug. 14. The Houston Symphony League Bay Area’s Wine and Cheese Party for prospective members will be held Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church, 18300 Upper Bay Road.

Pasadena
Business Expo Aug. 15. The Pasadena Chamber’s annual business expo will be held Thursday, Aug. 15 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Pasadena Convention Center, 7902 Fairmont Parkway, with over 100 vendors. Free and open to the public.

School starts Aug. 19. Students in Pasadena ISD will head back to school on Monday, Aug. 19.

Chamber luncheon, Aug. 22. Pasadena Chamber members will be given an update on the State of Education in the area by Dr. DeeAnn Powell of Pasadena ISD, Dr. Brenda Hellyer of San Jacinto College, Dr. Ira Blake of the University of Houston-Clear Lake and Dr. Stephen Foster of Texas Chiropractic College at their monthly luncheon Thursday, Aug. 22 at the Fountain Blu Event Center, 6327 Spencer Highway, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Little Theatre drama Aug. 23. The drama, Pig, opens Friday, Aug. 23, in the Pasadena Little Theatre’s Black Box Theatre and plays through Sunday, Sept. 1 with curtains at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and matinees at 2:30 p.m. Sundays. For tickets, which are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students, call 713-941-1758.

Seabrook
35th anniversary party Aug. 14. Bay Area Museum Guild members will celebrate 35 years of service to the community with a party at the museum in Clear Lake Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14. All members are invited to the celebration and to learn of the guild’s future plans. RSVP to Louise Russell at louiserussell100@gmail.com or call her at 281-300-5262.

Webster
Senior Game Night. Senior Game Night will be held Friday, Aug. 9 and Friday, Aug. 23, 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, 281-316-4137.

Come celebrate the 19th annual 2018 Yachty Gras Extravaganza

January 1st, 2018

The annual fun and exciting Yachty Gras event celebrating the Mardi Gras Season begins with a week of revelry. The celebration for the Clear Lake Area starts on Jan. 27, 2018 at 7 p.m. A welcome aboard the traditional “Kickoff Party” will be hosted at the Kemah Elks Lodge. Admission is free and open to the public. The reception will consist of hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and silent auction items. All net proceeds from this event will benefit several local Bay Area charities.

The official commemorative poster was designed by artist and organizer Dr. Maurine Howard.

“The theme this year is titled “Wonder of the Sea,” stated Dr. Howard said.

The following weekend of Saturday, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m., the Yachty Gras Grand Night Parade takes place. “America’s largest Mardi Gras Boat Parade” will begin from the Seabrook Channel and proceed past the Kemah Boardwalk.

The elaborately decorated yachts will be throwing beads to the revelers viewing the parade along the channel route. Parade judges will be located at Bubba Gump’s Shrimp Company. Yachty Gras is a spectacular “Family Event” for viewing, dining, and participating in the Yachty Gras Grand Night parade.

Remember to book your hotel and or bed and breakfast rooms early to enjoy a fantastic weekend of fun and excitement for the entire family. Come enjoy some of the finest restaurants on the Gulf Coast and explore all Bay Area Houston has to offer! As they say in Na Orleans, “Laissez les bon temps rouler!”

For additional information, please visit www.yachtygras.com or call 713 882.4040.