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The Woodlands Happy Hours

The Woodlands

Just because you’re visiting The Woodlands doesn’t mean you can’t join the locals for great Happy Hours. Check out these great finds:

Cru Food & Wine Bar, 9595 Six Pines Drive in Market Street: Weekdays 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., enjoy Steamed Prince Edward Island Mussels, Calamari, Goat Cheese Beignets, Chicken & Shrimp Potstickers and more – all from $3 – $5. Wine flights and wines by the glass are $3 off.

Fleming’s Prime Steak House, 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive: Choose from five classic cocktails, five great wines and five delicious appetizers, all for $6 daily from 5 – 7 p.m. Standouts include The Prime Burger, Roasted Mushroom Ravioli and Wicked Cajun Barbecue Shrimp.

Jasper’s Backyard Cuisine, 9595 Six Pines Drive in Market Street: Enjoy $5 wines by the glass and specialty cocktails along with tasty $5 bar appetizers daily from 3 – 7 p.m. The Salmon Pizza or the Rotisserie Rib Nachos are both musts!

1252 Tapas Bar, 9595 Six Pines Drive in Market Street: Weekdays from 4 – 7 p.m., sample classic Spanish plates including Marinated Spanish Olives and Fried Manchego Cheese from $2 – $6. Plus, enjoy great prices on house wines, sangria and imported and domestic beers.

Visit www.MicheleFlory.com for more information on The Woodlands community and real estate.

Community Outdoor Events Town Center Waterway Square

The Woodlands Dazzling Holiday Lights Display

The incredible sights and sounds of the holidays will be in action throughout The Woodlands, from the bright, twinkling holiday lights in Town Green Park to the majestic, choreographed Fountains at Waterway Square, which will perform to a selection of festive holiday tunes throughout the holiday season.

From November 17, 2012 to January 3, 2013, watch a musical performance of the fountain’s cascading waterfalls, booming water jets and colorful lights as signature holiday songs including Frosty the Snowman, Jingle Bells, Feliz Navidad, Winter Wonderland, Christmas Eve/Sarajevo, Wizards in Winter and the Most Wonderful Time of the Year play.

The fountains will perform every fifteen minutes Monday – Friday from noon to 2 p.m. and again from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 11 p.m. In addition to the dancing fountains, the one-acre public plaza will be highlighted by a 43-foot, lighted holiday tree.

Dazzling holiday lights can be found nearby at Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, where families can experience lighted holiday displays among rows of brightly lit trees, and illuminated holiday scenes such as doves and snowflakes. The park display is open from 5:30 p.m. – midnight, November 17, 2012 through January 4, 2013.

In addition to eight illuminated doves on Lake Robbins Bridge, Donoho’s Jewellers Winter Wonderland, surrounding The Ice Rink at The Woodlands Town Center at the northeast corner of Lake Robbins and Six Pines Drive, visitors of all ages can stroll through an extraordinary fantasyland of magical, lighted toy soldiers, elves, doves, musical angels and snowmen every night from dusk until 11 p.m. Admission to Donoho’s Jewellers Winter Wonderland is free and open to the public November 17, 2012 through January 21, 2013.
For more information, visit www.VisitTheWoodlands.com.

Community Restaurants Town Center

The Woodlands Waterway “EVENINGS ON BOARD” Catered Dinner Cruises

Waterway Dinner-Cruise

The Woodlands Waterway Cruisers, which provide catered dinner cruises for groups and corporate events, will present its Fall Series of “Evenings on Board” dinner cruises September 22 and 29, October 6, 13 and 27, 2012.

Each “Evenings on Board” dinner cruise will board at 7:30 p.m. at 1212 Lake Robbins Drive, adjacent to Landry’s Seafood Restaurant on The Woodlands Waterway.

The four-course culinary extravaganza for each evening’s dinner cruise starts with an appetizer of Duck & Andouille Fondue followed by a decadent Avocado Jumbo Lump Crab Salad. Next, guests will select from one of three entrées, including Cedar Plank Salmon, Citrus Grove Mahi and Stuffed Shrimp Enbrochette. The dinner cruise concludes with a dessert choice of Crème Brulee or Harvest Pumpkin Cheesecake.

The Fall Series of the “Evenings on Board” dinner cruises is priced at $69.99 per guest. Tax and gratuity are additional. Reservations are required for all dinner cruises and can be made by calling 281-363-9750 or by e-mailing woodbanquet@ldry.com. For more information on The Waterway Cruisers, visit www.TheWoodlandsWaterwayCruisers.com.

Community Outdoor Events Town Center Waterway Square

The Woodlands Waterway Square – Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend With Free Concerts and Fireworks

The Woodlands Waterway Square Fireworks

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with fireworks presented by Wells Fargo, vendors, live music, face painting, a balloonist and more as The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau hosts “Memorial Day in The Woodlands,” May 26 – 27, 2012 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Waterway Square.

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy sounds from local country favorite, The Sheila Marshall Band, as the group takes to the stage on Saturday, May 26 from 6 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. followed by the top cover band, Rapture, from 7:40 p.m. – 8:55 p.m.

The fun continues on Sunday, May 27 with live music from Houston’s hottest party band, 11th Hour, from 6 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. Another Houston favorite, Park Avenue, will play music from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and today from 7:40 p.m. – 8:55 p.m.

A fireworks display, presented by Wells Fargo, will light up the night’s sky each evening beginning at 8:55 p.m., weather permitting. Organizers say Waterway Square offers the best viewing for fireworks.

Memorial Day in The Woodlands is free and open to the public thanks to Wells Fargo, The Woodlands Development Company, The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center, St. Luke’s The Woodlands Hospital, Kyle Sherburne – State Farm Insurance, University of Phoenix, Munday Chevrolet, Wrights Printing, and Kroger.

Attendees to Memorial Day in The Woodlands will find parking in the Waterway Square Parking Garage (between Fountain Plaza and Woodloch Court) and curbside along Lake Robbins Drive, Waterway Avenue, Waterway Square Place and Timberloch Place. Paid covered parking is available at the 24 Waterway Parking Garage (corner of Fountain Plaza and Lake Robbins Drive), the Waterway Square Parking Garage (between Fountain Plaza and Woodloch Court) and the parking lots at the corner of Waterway Avenue and Timberloch Place and the corner of Six Pines and Lake Robbins Drive.

Located along Waterway Avenue, Waterway Square is a one-acre public plaza with unique water features and green spaces that serve as the “centerpiece” of The Woodlands Town Center.

For more information on the event or special Memorial Day weekend hotel offerings, visit www.thewoodlandscvb.com/memorialday.asp or call 281-363-2447.

Located just 30 minutes north of Houston, Texas and minutes from George Bush Intercontinental Airport, The Woodlands is an emerging destination for leisure guests, individual business travelers and groups of all sizes. Visitors to The Woodlands enjoy more than eight million square feet of world-class shopping, dining and entertainment options, more than 190 miles of hike-and-bike trails, the 1,700-acre Mitchell Preserve, the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, and kayaking on The Woodlands Waterway, Lake Woodlands and 121 parks. The Woodlands features world-class golf and was the home of the Shell Houston Open for 17 years. The Woodlands also is home to more than 1,500 guestrooms in upscale and boutique properties, select service, limited service, conference and convention centers and a resort.