The Texas Tenors will present “Deep in the Heart of Christmas” at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. today at The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St., in Galveston.

The performances will feature a peaceful Christmas wonderland that will include smooth vocals, tight harmonies, and soaring melodies from Marcus Collins, John Hagen and JC Fisher.

Tickets are still available and can be purchased at or by calling 800-821-1894.

Cirque Joyeux Noel

Dinner & Show

Back by popular demand, featuring award-winning performers from “America’s Got Talent” and Cirque du Soliel, Lone Star Circus’ totally revamped, one-of-a-kind and joyous circus spectacular “Cirque Joyeux Dinner & Show” is back at Moody Gardens, 1 Hope Blvd., in Galveston.

This original one-hour Christmas spectacular is fun for the entire family and features a stellar cast of international circus and variety performers from all corners of the world. A sumptuous holiday buffet dinner prepared by renowned Moody Gardens Executive Chef Felipe Gonzalez also will be included.

Performances can be seen nightly at 7:30 p.m. today through Dec. 25 (doors open at 6:30 p.m. for the buffet).

Tickets for adults start at $59, and $39 for ages 3-12.

To purchase tickets and get more information, visit or call 409-683-4186.

Magic and Memories Two

Island East-End Theatre Co. will present Magic and Memories Two at 8 p.m. today and Saturday at 2317 Mechanic St. in Galveston.

The presentation is a fundraiser celebrating 15 years of magical musical memories.

Tickets are only $35 per person and can be purchased at or by calling 409-762-3556.

Jingle on the Boardwalk

Area residents and visitors are invited to Kemah Boardwalk’s “Jingle on the Boardwalk” events, which will take place each weekend through Dec. 31.

The annual event will include photos with Santa, a Santa’s Workshop, a snow patch, holiday performances, special viewings of “Frozen,” “Elf” and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” musical performances and more.

Events will take place today, Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, Dec. 22, Dec. 23 and Dec. 31 (the boardwalk also will be open Dec. 25).

For times and more information, visit or call 281-535-8100.

Holiday events at railroad museum

The Galveston Railroad Museum is inviting the public to take a ride on Santa’s Train on Saturday at 2602 Santa Fe Place in Galveston.

Festivities will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with train rides beginning at noon.

Admission is $12 for ages 13 and older, and ages 12 and younger will be admitted for free. Tickets to ride the train are $5 per person age 2 and older.

The museum also will have its holiday open house from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Admission is free for this event.

For information, visit or call 409-765-5700.

‘Carols and Cocoa’ cruise

Celebrate the holidays — maritime style — with a “Carols and Cocoa Cruise” aboard the M/V BaySmart Express, the 100-foot flagship of Sea Star Base Galveston, on Wednesday through Dec. 23 at 7509 Broadway in Galveston.

Cruises will depart at 6 p.m. (boarding begins at 5:30 p.m.) each evening and return at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $30 for adults, $25 for members, $15 for ages 4-12, and free for ages 3 and younger (must RSVP in advance). Space is limited.

To RSVP, visit or call 713-775-4948.

Last, but not least

Leon’s World Finest Bar-B-Que, owned by Galveston native Leon O’Neal, will be featured on the Travel Channel during the “Food Paradise” segment at 7 p.m. Sunday, 2 a.m. Monday and 1 p.m. Jan. 6.

The segment originally aired at 7 p.m. last Sunday.

Check your local listings and set those DVRs to see “Dr. Barbecue” at his finest!

Angela Wilson: 409-683-5239;

Angela Wilson is the community news editor for The Daily News.

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