Happy Holidays

This is that last weekend before Christmas when many media outlets are telling us stories of how anxiety can possibly take over our holidays or that unusual story that moves us into the holiday spirit. Here at the planning guide we like the later.
     This is the weekend to see Discovery Green's ice skating rink or take a drive down to Galveston and see those spectacular ice carvings at Moody Gardens. Happy Holidays everybody enjoy your weekend  JWM


Playboi Carti
@Revention Music Center

Tonight @ 8:00 PM

Playboi Carti started rapping initially under the name Sir Cartier. Much of that early work has been deleted from the Internet. He adopted the name Playboi Carti in 2012 and signed to rapper Father’s underground label Awful Records. Playboi Carti began making traction with his rhymes in 2015 with his singles "Broke Boi" and "Fetti" featuring Da$h and Maxo Kream, both of which were published to Soundcloud.
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Christmas Bingo

Presented by The Caduceus Theater Arts Company
December 27th-30th, 2018 
Brush up on your Yuletide trivia and play for actual prizes in this uniquely interactive show! Vicki Quade, co-creator of the smash hit Late Nite Catechism, puts you in stitches as she tackles the wackiest myths and most outrageous facts about Christmas, including jolly old St. Nick's origins and where candy canes come from. Bring your family to Christmas Bingo and expect to have your spirits lifted at Classical Theatre at Chelsea Market in Houston.
Chelsea Market Theatre
4617 Montrose Blvd.
Houston TX
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The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe

While living outside London in the home of an eccentric professor during World Ward II, four siblings discover a wardrobe that leads to the mystical land of Narnia. In Narnia, it's always winter, but never Christmas. In their quest to free the magical land, the children encounter duels, chases and narrow escapes ... and ultimately, the triumph of good over evil.

A.D. Players Theater
5420 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX

Shen Yun Performing Arts
Jones Hall for the Performing Arts

December 26, 2018–January 16, 2019

The creators of Shen Yun have been saying for years the government of China has to put it mildly frowned on their continuing to present these performances. But this annual dance spectacle is worth an outing to see. Its this weekend (December 28, 2018) at Jones Hall downtown Houston.

Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking you on a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture.


Its stunning beauty and tremendous energy leave audiences uplifted and inspired.
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A Christmas Carol
@Alley Theatre
Hubbard Stage

Now  thru December 30, 2018


Houston’s seasonal favorite returns! A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas is a family-friendly re-telling of Charles Dickens’ classic story, which follows Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey with the three ghostly spirits who visit him on Christmas Eve.

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 A Christmas Carol instills a powerful message about redemption and the spirit of the holiday season.

Those who have studied Charles Dickens say this about the British novelist, journalist, editor, illustrator and social commentator who wrote such beloved classic novels as Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations and of coursed A Christmas Carol.
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