"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.
The Festival of Lights attracts more than 60,000 visitors each year. The beautiful Moody Gardens are transformed into a glamorous sight with more than a million lights twinkling all around. Guests can also enjoy skating at the outdoor ice rink or listen to melodious music played by the local bands. Check Website for information on exact dates.
The Grand 1894 Opera HouseDecember 28, 2014 4:00 PM
2020 Postoffice Street
Galveston, TX 77550
Formed in 1969 by Tim Hauser and an assorted cast of talented singers, The Manhattan Transfer is a New York-based vocal group that has managed to build a reputation for itself as one of the premier a capella groups in America for its unique ability to incorporate elements of jazz, big band and contemporary pop into its sound. Though the band's initial years were a bit shaky, with the group's lineup nearly always in flux, The Manhattan Transfer managed to raise a few eyebrows during the mid-1970s, including record label impresario Ahmet Ertegun, who offered the group a contract with this his imprint, Atlantic Records. Shortly after releasing its first album on Atlantic in 1975, the group was able to attain a high level of notoriety and has maintained its impressive level of popularity ever since.
Texas Bowl: Arkansas Razorbacks vs Texas Longhorns
NRG StadiumDecember 29, 2014 8:00 PM
2 Reliant Parkway
Houston, TX 77054
The University of Arkansas is a public research university based out of Fayetteville, Arkansas that was founded in 1871. The Razorbacks are the sports teams that compete for the school in the NCAA Division I Southeastern Conference. Originally called the Cardinals, the student/teacher body voted to change the sports teams name to the Razorbacks in 1910. Though the university's athletic department hosts a number of varied teams, it is probably best known for its football, basketball and baseball teams.