December 2014 Events

All Month

Sunday – Wednesday, 6 – 9 pm • Thursday – Saturday, 6 – 10 pm

Sugar Land Holiday Lights
Every night in December, Constellation Field will light up with over two million lights!Enjoy a night filled with holiday lights, meeting Santa, visiting with vendors and enjoying festive foods. With nine themed areas to walk through, Sugar Land Holiday Lights will be a memorable time for the entire family! For tickets and special holiday hours, call 281-240-4487 or visit www.sugarlandholidaylights.com.

December 4th, 11th, 14th and 19th 

Sugar Land Firefighter Roosevelt Lozano.

Sugar Land Firefighter Roosevelt Lozano.

2015 Sugar Land Firefighter Calendar Signings”
Join the Sugar Land firefighters featured in the 2015 Sugar Land Firefighter Calendar to have your calendar signed, and bring your camera for a firefighter photo op! Proceeds from the calendar, presented by the Sugar Land Citizen’s Fire Academy Alumni Association (CFAAA) and the Sugar Land Fire Department, benefit programs such as the CFAAA Scholarship Fund and the Boots and Ladders program dedicated to providing for firefighter in times of need. For signing locations and times, visit www.slcfaa.com.

December 5th, 5:30 – 9 pm 

Snowfest Festival
The 31st annual celebration at the Missouri City Civic Center Complex, located at 1522 Texas Parkway, begins with a performance by Southminster Choral Ensemble and a tree-lighting ceremony. Festivities include a snow hill, moonwalks, a visit from Santa, a rock wall, camel rides and an exclusive kids’ village providing an array of crafts and activities. Food items will be available to purchase. Attendees are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy for The Missouri City Police Department “Blue Santa” Toy Drive. Call 281-403-8637 or visit  www.missouricitytx.gov.

December 6th, 8:15 am 

Santa Shuffle and Snowfest Parade
Spread the holiday cheer with Missouri City’s one-mile Santa Shuffle Fun Run. Santa hats,reindeer antlers and ugly sweaters are encouraged! Free t-shirts will be given to the first 50 participants. No registration is required, and runners should arrive by 7:45 am at the Recreation & Tennis Center, located at 2701 Cypress Point Drive in Missouri City. Participants are encouraged to stick around after the run for the Snowfest Parade featuring floats decorated in holiday themes, horses and various organizations. Call 281-403-8637.

December 6th, 10 am – 4 pm

Friends of Missouri City Annual Book Sale
Enjoy the best book bargains around at the Friends of the Missouri City Branch Library’s Annual Winter Book Sale at 1530 Texas Parkway. The selection includes gently-used hardback and paperback books for adults and children, music CDs, videos and audiobooks on CD or cassette. Donations of gently-used books, CDs and DVDs for the book sale may be brought to the library at any time. Call 281-238-2100.

December 7th, 2 pm and 7 pm

Deck the Halls with the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra
Celebrate the season with all of your favorite Christmas music once again featuring Houston Baptist University’s Schola Cantorum. Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult but must have a ticket. The concert will be held at the Stafford Centre, located at 10505 Cash Road. For tickets, visit www.fbso.org or call 281-276-9642.

December 8th – 12th, Noon – 12:40 pm

200-bellJourney to Bethlehem 2014
Join Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, located at 16655 Southwest Freeway, as they usher in the Christmas Advent Season with a series of worship events: “The Gift of Preparation and Anticipation” on December 8th, “The Gift of Fulfillment” on December 9th, “The Gift of Obedience” on December 10th, “The Gift of the Savior’s Birth” on December 11th and “The Greatest Gift of All” on December 12th. All productions will be held in the Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Sweetwater Pavilion Chapel. Contact 281-274-7164 or visit  www.houstonmethodist.org/sugarland.

December 9th, 11 am – 7 pm 

Lagos Designer Trunk Show
Wrap up your holidays with J Loggins Jewelers at their Lagos Designer Trunk Show, where you’ll find the perfect gifts for loved ones. The fun takes place at J Loggins Jewelers, located at 14015 Southwest Freeway at Sugar Creek. Call 281-242-2900. 

December 11th, 5 – 7 pm 

Senior Holiday Part
Get in the holiday spirit with great company at the Missouri City Community Center, located at 1522 Texas Parkway. Doors will open at 5 pm, and dinner will be available from 5 to 6:30 pm. Starting at 6:30 pm, the Missouri City Ballet will perform a special showing of The Nutcracker. Guests are encouraged to bring canned goods that will be given to families in need during the holiday season. Tickets may be purchased for $5  at the Missouri City Recreation & Tennis Center, located at 2701 Cypress Point Drive, or by calling 281-403-8637. 

December 12th – 14th 

BalletForte Presents The Nutcracker
Indulge in the spirit of the holiday season with the magic and adventure of BalletForte’s The Nutcracker. Overflowing with extraordinary characters, exquisite scenery and costumes, captivating dancing and Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, this holiday classic will enchant the entire family. Show times are December 12th at 7:30 pm, December 13th at 2 and 7:30 pm and December 14th at 2 pm at the Stafford Centre Performing Arts Theatre, located at 10505 Cash Road. To purchase tickets, call 281-799-7554 or visit www.balletforte.org.

December 13th and 14th, 7 pm

Sugar Land Christmas Celebration

Sugar Land Christmas Celebration

Sugar Land Christmas Celebration
Join Sugar Land Baptist Church, located at 16755 Southwest Freeway, for a Sugar Land Christmas Celebration featuring artists Ballet Grace, soprano Elisha Jordan, classical tenor Scot R. Cameron, gospel singer Kristine Trigg, contemporary artist Braxton Edwards, violinist Aija Izaks and others. Tickets are $5 for general admission and $20 for reserved seating. Childcare is provided for children under five by reservation. For tickets, visit www.sugarlandbaptist.org/slcc or call 281-275-6503. 

December 14th, 5 – 6 pm

Advent Hymn Festival
Join the Sanctuary Choir of New Hope Lutheran Church as they lead the congregation in festive settings of the wonderful hymnody of Advent. Anthems and organ music will round what is sure to be a wonderful, worshipful evening at New Hope Lutheran Church, located at 1424 FM 1092 in Missouri City. Visit www.newhopelc.org.

Gingerbread House Contest for Teens

Gingerbread House Contest for Teens

December 17th, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Gingerbread House Contest for Teens
Teens in grades six and up are invited to take a break from studying for finals and compete in a contest to create the ultimate gingerbread house at the First Colony Branch Library, located at 2121 Austin Parkway in Sugar Land. Materials will be provided. Call 281-238-2800.

December 30th, 2:30 – 4 pm

Winter Craft Drop-In
The First Colony Branch Library, located at 2121 Austin Parkway in Sugar Land, will have a special program for families with children of all ages. Escape the cold and get creative with make-and-take crafts at this fun come-and-go event. Call 281-238-2800. 


Sugar Land Town Square Calendar Of Events 

The City of Sugar Land’s 12th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
Thursday, December 4th • 5 – 8 pm

KHOU Channel 11’s Secret Santa Toy Drive Drop Off
Friday, December 5th • 4 – 8 pm

Holidays in the Plaza with the Kempner High School Band
Friday, December 5th • 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Holidays in the Plaza with Savannah Berry
Saturday, December 6th • 7:30 – 9:30 pm

Photos with Santa
Sunday, December 7th, 14th and 21st • 1 – 5 pm

Holidays in the Plaza with Riverpointe Church’s School of Rock
Friday, December 12th • 6 – 8 pm

Holiday Dance Showcase
Saturday, December 13th • 11 am – 5 pm

Movie Under the Moon 
Saturday, December 13th • 7:30 – 9:30 pm

Menorah Celebration
Wednesday, December 17th • 6:30 – 8 pm

Holidays in the Plaza with Memorial Drive United Methodist Church
Friday, December 19th • 5 – 7 pm

Holidays in the Plaza with First Colony Church of Christ
Saturday, December 20th • 5 – 7 pm

City of Sugar Land’s New Year’s Eve Celebration
Wednesday, December 31st • 7 pm