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The Galveston County Daily News: Entertainment

December 2, 2016

Entertainment

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Get ready to 'jingle bell' in the holidays on the boardwalk

Beginning Saturday, you and I are invited to make our way toward Kemah as Santa Claus is coming to town!

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Thursday 12/01/2016
'Jackie' an unusual artistic chiller
Posted: December 01, 2016

The South American perspective of Jackie Kennedy is apparently similar to a horror movie seen through the eyes of director Pablo Larraín.

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Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' takes the stage at The Grand
Posted: December 01, 2016

"A Christmas Carol" can be seen at 8 p.m. today at The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St., in Galveston. For tickets, visit www.thegrand.com or call 800-821-1894.

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Dickens' newest event 'A Grand Strand Soiree' set to kick holiday event off today
Posted: December 01, 2016

Kicking off the 43rd annual Dickens on The Strand festivities will be the "Grand Strand Soiree" set to make its Dickens debut at 6:30 p.m. today at the Garten Verein at Kempner Park, 2704 Ave. O, in Galveston.

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Thursday 11/24/2016
Orion The Band set to perform at annual fundraiser
Posted: November 24, 2016

Each year, the good folks in the Front Door Social and Charity Club sponsors its annual Christmas Toy and Food Drive Fundraiser, which raises moneys and accepts toy donations for those less fortunate in Galveston County.

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Original holiday lighting event kicks off Saturday
Posted: November 24, 2016

With Thanksgiving out of the way — it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Galveston County. Each year there is a plethora of holiday events to get you in the mood, but one organization, which boasts of being the “first to do it,” presents its gift to the entire community — for free.

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Thursday 11/17/2016
Magical Winter Lights debuts at Gulf Greyhound Park tonight
Posted: November 17, 2016

The second annual Magical Winter Lights holiday event kicks off today through Jan. 8 at Gulf Greyhound Park, 1000 FM 2004.

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Choirs, ballet and Santa featured at annual holiday lighting event
Posted: November 17, 2016

Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand Hotel is hosting its annual Galveston Holiday Lighting Celebration at 6 p.m. Nov. 25 at 2024 Seawall Blvd.

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'Winter Wonderettes' set to debut at Island ETC tonight
Posted: November 17, 2016

The Island East End Theater is inviting you to come ring in the holidays with them as they present the “Winter Wonderettes” at 8 p.m. today at 2317 Mechanic St. in Galveston.

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'Fantastic Beasts' thrusts us back to Rowling's magical world of wizards
Posted: November 17, 2016

Author and first time screenwriter, J.K. Rowling says “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” isn’t a prequel to her Harry Potter story, but I think fans will beg to differ when they get goose bumps from hearing names like Dumbledore, Strange and Grindelwald.

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