Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa and the like, come up fast! School is back in session, stores are displaying Halloween themed items, and before you know it, the holiday season will be here in the Central North and South states of our country. Below, in no particular order, find some wonderful activities to do during this busy season of the year in Texas.
H-E-B Holiday Parade
This is Houston’s Thanksgiving parade, and it is a fun one. Sixty-one years of holiday “tradition,” enjoy floats, bands dancing and so much more. Get there early to get a spot or watch on t.v.
November 25th 9am
Route will be released ASAP (check site)
South Street Temple – Chanukah
Join South Street Temple in Lincoln to learn all about the story of Chanukah and Jews celebrate each year. Contact the temple for Shabbat services, Torah study and more during this time of celebration.
Congregation B’nai Jeshurun
2061 S. 20th Street
Santa Village at Rheault Farm
Visit Santa’s Village this year and say hello to Mr. and Mrs. Claus. This is a 15 acre farm decked out to look like Santa’s North Pole village. A great opportunity to take the family holiday photo for your holiday cards. Opens the Saturday after Thanksgiving and closes the day before Christmas Eve. Check site for times.
2902 25th Street
S. Fargo, ND
Soul of America Kwanzaa Celebrations
Various venues around New Orleans will celebrate the Kwanzaa holiday which starts on December 26th and continues through January 1st, 2011. Check website for 2010/11 update: http://www.soulofamerica.com/kwanzaa-celebrations.phtml
New Orleans, LA
Cans in Milwaukee
Go to Cans Bar and Brewery in Milwaukee for your New Years Eve celebration this year (and next). This is a fun place with a lot of different (canned) beers to taste, after all, it IS Milwaukee! (And go to the website, pretty cool set up they have.) This will be a fun event for your New Years bash.
Cans Bar and Brewery
1815 Kenilworth Pl.