Holiday Pop Spot, Christmas Tree Market and more

Big Brothers Big Sisters will be hosting a Free Pickle Power Party from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on December 11 at Bowlero in Midland on December 11. The address of the bowling alley is 5320 W. East Loop 250 North in Midland.

“We are accepting reservations for anyone who wants to join us for two free rounds of bowling, pizza, fun games and prizes,” said General Manager Kay Crites. “Reservations will be required and given to the first 32 who call and request a route. Teams per track can be 4 to 5 people.

Reservations are required by December 1 and can be made by calling 432-687-0195 or emailing [email protected] and confirming the number of people for the route.

Court of Commissioners

9 a.m. on Monday

Commissioners’ courtroom

Midland County Courthouse

500 Loraine Street North

Community calendar


The Pirates of Penzance, 7 p.m. to Saturday, First United Methodist Church.

Holiday Pop Spot, Saturday, Bush Convention Center.

The Gifty Grinchmas Market, Saturday, Horseshoe Arena.

Midland Gun Exhibition, Saturday and Sunday, Horseshoe Arena.

Santa Lands by Helicopter Saturday in Odessa, 10:30 am, Music City Mall

Drop and Shop, 1 p.m. Monday, The Little Gym of Midland.

Christmas Tree Market, 5 to 9 p.m. November 20 and 27, Parks Legado Town Center.

Third Annual Midland Shop Hop – Small Business Saturday, 10 a.m. November 27, Perche.

2021 Community Tree Lighting, 6:30 p.m., Centennial Park.

Midland College Vacation Night, 4 to 9 p.m., December 2

Breakfast with Santa Claus, 9 a.m. on December 4, Hotel settles down.

Jingle Bell Run, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Scharbauer Elementary.

The 2021 All American Christmas Parade, presented by the City of Midland Parks and Recreation Division, at 6:30 pm December 11. Registration forms are available at the MLK Jr. Community Center (2300 Butternut Ln.), The Parks Office (2701 W. Elizabeth), or online at

Somewhere in your Silent Night, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on December 12, First Baptist Church of Midland.

Non-profit organizations

Peter and the Starcatcher, Saturday December 3-4, December 10-11, Midland Community Theater.

Midland Soup Kitchen Ministry Thanksgiving Breakfast, 11:30 a.m. Monday, 1401 Orchard Lane.

Preview evening РChristmas at the Manor, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on December 2, Mus̩e du Sud-Ouest.

The Nutcracker Brunch, 10 a.m. to noon, December 4, Musée du Sud-Ouest.

MOSC Pops – Sounds of the Season, 7:00 p.m., December 4, Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.

Christmas lunch, noon to 1 p.m. on December 6, Musée du Sud-Ouest.

10th edition of Gingerbread Haven to benefit Midland Fair Havens, December 7th.

ReinBeer X, 7-10 p.m. December 8, Musée du Sud-Ouest.

Mariachi Christmas, 6:30 p.m., December 9, Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.

MOSC presents Lone Star Brass, 7:30 p.m. December 9, Midland College – Wagner Brown Auditorium.

Holiday tea, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on December 10, Musée du Sud-Ouest.

Trains and trucks, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. December 11, Musée du Sud-Ouest.

Gingerbread workshop, 1 p.m. Р3 p.m. December 11, Mus̩e du Sud-Ouest.

Entertainment Calendar

Odessa Shakespeare “Twelfth Night” Festival, 7:00 pm, Saturday, Globe du Grand Sud-Ouest.

Scott Bradlee’s postmodern jukebox, Wednesday at 7 p.m., Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.

Farruko, 7 p.m. November 25, La Hacienda Event Center.

An Officer and a Gentleman, 2 p.m. Nov. 28, Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.

Zach Williams “I Don’t Want Christmas To End”, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.

Eslabon Armado y Los Anchondo, 7 p.m. December 10, La Hacienda Event Center.

ZZ Top, 8 p.m. Dec. 12, Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.

Midland Community Band Christmas Concert, 2:30 p.m., December 12, Wagner-Brown Auditorium in the Allison Fine Arts Building.

STOMP – Broadway in the Basin, 7:30 p.m. December 13, Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.

Midland Festival Ballet presents The Nutcracker from December 18 to 19 at the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.

Lightwire Theater Presents “A Very Elegant Christmas,” 7:30 pm December 20, Wagner Noel Performing Arts.

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