Top 11 things to do Christmas week in Houston: December 21 to 27, 2015

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Make the most of your week with our top 11 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, December 21 to Sunday, December 27, 2015.

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Indulge in a seven-course meal created by some of Houston’s best chefs, hop on The Wave for a tour of Houston area holiday lights, spend the evening singing “Merry Christmas From the Family” with Robert Earl Keen and more happening this week in Houston.

Top 11 Things to Do This Week in Houston

  • Christmas Events Around Houston | Daily – Celebrate Christmas with light displays, magic shows, ice skating and other festive events around Houston. Times, locations and prices vary.
  • Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker at Wortham | Monday, December 21 to Sunday, December 27 – Experience the classic performance of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker at the Wortham Center this holiday season. Enjoy the classic choreography and time-less set designs now in their final year before a change in costumes and set designs in 2016. Tickets start at $55, but you may find cheaper or better tickets on TicketNetwork’s resale site. Click here for full price tickets. 2pm and 7:30pm.
  • Opening Reception for Paradiso at KCAM | Monday, December 21 | FREE – Get a preview of Katy Contemporary Arts Museum’s latest exhibit Paradiso during this opening reception. 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
  • Feast of the Seven Fishes at Pass & Provisions | Monday, December 21 to Thursday, December 24 – Enjoy seven courses of seafood prepared by the Pass & Provisions team with help from chefs like Hugo Ortega, Ryan Pera and Chris Shepherd during the four nights leading up to Christmas Day. $125. 7pm nightly.
  • TUTS presents Striking 12 at the Hobby Center | Monday, December 21 to Wednesday, December 23 – Striking 12 brings a unique story and format to the Houston theater scene this holiday season, telling a feel-good, musical story about fresh new year beginnings and performed by a cast that plays their own instruments. Tickets start at $25, not including ticket fees. 7:30pm.
  • Merry Texas Christmas, Y’all at The Grand | Tuesday, December 22 – Get ready for Christmas Day with a festive concert from Western swing band Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel Tickets. start at $30. 8pm.
  • Holiday Lights Tour on The Wave | Tuesday, December 22 to Thursday, December 24 – Hop on The Wave and gaze at holiday lights as the bus takes you to see the tree at City Hall, Field of Light at Discovery Green and decorated homes in River Oaks and Woodland Heights. $30. 6:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • Christmas Eve Eve Dinner at Triniti | Wednesday, December 23 – Triniti is celebrating four years since they opened with a special family style four-course dinner with cake, cookies, pie and other treats. $65. 6:30pm.
  • Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs at Toyota Center | Friday, December 25 – Cheer for the Rockets as they take on Duncan, Parker, Ginobli and the rest of the San Antonio Spurs at home. Tickets start at $20, but you may find cheaper, better or hard-to-get seats on TicketNetwork’s resale marketplace. 7pm.
  • Disney Live at NRG | Saturday, December 26 – Get swept up in the stories of Cinderella, Snow White and Beauty and the Beast as they come to life in Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales at NRG. Tickets start at $20 including ticket fees, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 1pm; 4pm and 7pm.
  • Robert Earl Keen’s Merry Christmas from the Fam-O-Lee at House of Blues | Saturday, December 26 – Sing along to Robert Earl Keen’s hilarious carol “Merry Christmas from the Family” during a concert at House of Blues. Tickets start at $45, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 7pm.

Find more great stuff to do this week with our our top things to do with kids this week, Weekend Guide for December 17 to 20, 2015 and top 15 things to do in Houston in December 2015.

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