Safely Make Your Holidays Merry and Bright at a Texas State Park, THC Historic Site

Texas State Parks and the Texas Historical Commission host self-guided and social distanced events celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas Although holiday celebrations look a little different this year, Texas State Parks and the Texas Historical Commission State Historic Sites are hosting more than 50 events across the state to help bring in some holiday cheer. Starting this Saturday, Nov. 21, 32 Texas State Parks and six State Historic Sites are presenting Thanksgiving and Christmas themed scavenger hunts, […]

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Houston’s Santa Project, Presented By Kroger, Looking For Sponsors To Fulfill Holiday Wish Lists For Kids In Need

For more than 12 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s (BGCGH) Santa Project has provided opportunities for individuals and companies to donate gifts to Greater Houston’s most in-need families during the holiday season, and this year is no exception. BGCGH Santa Project, presented by Kroger, recipients are chosen by Club Directors from each of 23 Club locations in five counties. Club Directors then work with these youngsters and their parents or guardians to […]

Liberty Opry Upcoming Shows

We had our FIRST show of  2020 on September 26th, and it was a great success!  We had a small, but enthusiastic crowd!  A little over 100 people, which wasn’t bad for the first time around.  For those of you that were able to attend, we thank you and appreciate your support!  For those that couldn’t make it – we hope to see you soon! Show START times are changing.  We know that this may be an inconvenience […]

2020 Virtual Nutcracker Market Early Bird Day Access Passes Now On Sale through November 6

Wells Fargo Early Bird Day Access Passes are now available for Wednesday, November 11, opening day of the 2020 Virtual Nutcracker Market. Early Bird access is $30 and gives shoppers first dibs on all the incredible merchandise, plus exclusive Early Bird Day-only offerings, including discounts, promotions, giveaways and more. Early Bird shoppers will receive continued access into the Virtual Market every day through December 11. Starting on November 12, all shoppers will have FREE access to the Virtual […]

Greetings from Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas!

We are extremely excited to announce our full line-up of holiday events and activities as a part of our 17th annual Lone Star Christmas event. Tickets go on sale today for the event, which will take place November 13th, 2020 – January 3, 2021. The attached media release includes details around all of the holiday fun – with two brand-new signature events including: 17,000-sq-ft exhibition, I Love Christmas Movies  Anchoring Christmas fun is I Love Christmas Movies, an […]

Santa Claus Opens Christmas Season in Katy by Lighting the City’s Christmas Tree

Santa Claus poses with a youngster Thursday at City Hall - George Slaughter photo

By George Slaughter Santa Claus lit the tree Thursday night at the city’s 47th annual Christmas tree lighting event at City Hall. The crowd enjoyed terrific weather and performances from a choir from Katy Elementary School, 5728 George Bush Dr., and a dance team from Juleigh Holley’s School of Dance, 27025 Highway Blvd., in addition to hearing from Santa Claus. In his welcoming remarks to a crowd of approximately 500 people, Mayor Bill Hastings made […]

Participants in Fourth Annual “Adopt-A-Wreath” Program Recognized

By George Slaughter Keep Katy Beautiful recognized 19 locations for its fourth annual Adopt-a-Wreath program at Monday night’s Katy City Council meeting at City Hall. Under the program, Christmas wreaths are adopted, refurbished, and placed on display for the public to enjoy. Wreaths are at the following locations: East Avenue and First Street, KT Antiques East Avenue at Fourth Street, Amazing Grace Hospice East Avenue at Fifth Street, Georgia Strong Realty Avenue A at Second […]