A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas
This retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic story follows Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey with the three ghostly spirits who visit him on Christmas Eve. The show runs through December 29th at the Alley Theatre, located at 615 Texas Avenue. For show times and tickets, visit www.alleytheatre.org or call 713-220-5700.
November 24th, 9 am
Thanksgiving Day Parade
Houston’s 67th Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade includes a non-stop line up of imaginative floats and high-flying balloons, Santa Claus, marching bands, entertainers, community groups, sports favorites and more. The parade begins on Smith at Lamar. Parking is available in the Theater District Parking Garage for a fee. Spectator access along the parade route is free and open to the public. For a parade route and more information, visit www.houstonthanksgivingparade.org.
Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker
A wonderful ballet for the entire family, The Nutcracker is the perfect way to introduce young children to the power and beauty of classical dance. Join Clara on her unforgettable journey as she travels to the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of Sweets, and marvel as the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Nutcracker Prince dance a pas de deux of crystalline beauty. Tickets range from $34 to $130. The Nutcracker runs through December 27th at the Wortham Theater Center, located at 501 Texas Street at Smith Street. For tickets, call 713-227-2787 or visit www.houstonballet.org.