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In this week’s digest: Neighborhood Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations, plus last minute gift ideas from local businesses!


The Secret Group reopens for a Christmas comedy show

Enjoy tasty treats and belly laughs at “the abrasive, irreverent and hilarious” Whiskey Brothers Christmas Show on Saturday, 12/26 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets online. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.


A socially distanced New Year’s Eve ball

Reservations are recommended for Pitch 25’s NYE celebration. Already have plans or prefer to stay inside? The EaDo favorite is also open on Christmas day for a quick holiday beer getaway. 


Reserve your spot for the balloon drop

Doors open at 5 p.m. for Chapman & Kirby’s “To New Beginnings” celebration on 12/31, featuring a DJ spinning tunes until 2 a.m. Reserve your spot today at OpenTable. 


Local Business Love

EaDo Big Boy Toy Rentals

Looking for the coolest way to catch Christmas light displays? Cruise through Houston’s most decorated neighborhoods in style. 


EaDo Fitness

Get a jump start on 2021 exercise resolutions: Sign up for 1-on-1 training sessions (including an online coaching option) or a variety of group classes. 


True Anomaly Brewery

Sip and save with these holiday gift packages! Deal One: Get a bonus $15 gift card when you purchase a $50 gift card. Deal Two: Enjoy any bottle, 4-pack AND shirt/hat for $50 total.



Spice up your holiday recipes with this succulent, small-batch chili oil. Both flavors (regular and spicy) are available in limited quantities. 


Magpies & Peacocks

Their physical store is closed until January, but you can still score chic, last-minute gifts online! Dress to impress—even for family Zoom calls—while supporting an EaDo non-profit.


Tout Suite

If you leave one of these amazing gift boxes (see above photo) out for Santa this year, you’re sure to get a sweet gift in return. Order for pick up or delivery! 


8th Wonder Brewery 

Santa gets thirsty too, so perhaps you should leave him a tasty brew. Try 8th Wonder’s Semi-Formal Imperial Dunkelweizen or their newest limited-release: Dream Shake Stout