Ring in the holiday season with the 98th Annual Mayor’s Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting this evening, 6-8 p.m. at Hermann Square at City Hall. Look forward to live music, Santa, fireworks, a holiday lighting and more. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to the Reliant booth benefiting the Salvation Army Greater Houston Area Command.
Theta Design Weekend, a three-day home décor shopping weekend and interior design showcase, will take place at George R. Brown Convention Center, Dec. 1-3. You’ll find a huge range of products and gifts, including art, architecture, landscaping, décor, lighting, and textiles along with art walks, designer-led tours, special guest speaker luncheons, and additional events. Proceeds will fund 10 charitable causes.
Go back in time this weekend as Galveston’s historic Strand Street will be transformed into the Victorian London of Charles Dickens. Characters from Dickens novels will walk the streets, and costumed vendors will peddle holiday food, Victorian-inspired crafts, decorations and gifts. (PS: Wear Victorian costume for half-price admission.)
Have a sweet day with the family this Sunday at Houston Public Library’s first-ever Candy Cane Castle. Bring your wish list for Santa, enjoy a film screening curated by Aurora Picture Show, decorate cookies and visit with Santa.