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In this digest: Dance with Santa, keep up with schedules and ring in the New Year 


A Winter Formal with a Twist

Spend Christmas Eve with Santa and a few other surprises at The Secret Group. Dress to impress while you dance the night away with your favorite Emo, Indie and Punk jams.  The party starts at 9 p.m., with free admission for 21+ until 11 p.m. 


Special holiday hours for restaurants and small businesses

Be sure to plan around the limited holiday schedules this week and next. Wrap up 2021 with a meal at J-Bar-M Barbeque, or get your pre-Christmas workout in at EaDo Fitness


In addition, COVID-19 concerns are resulting in closures and service adjustments for establishments all over Houston. Be sure to follow all your EaDo favorites, like Tiny Champions, on social media so you can stay up-to-date on how to enjoy a tasty meal during your holiday breaking, while also keeping everyone safe.


Start planning for NYE

Whether you want upscale, retro or high-energy, there are plenty of ways to ring in the New Year at… Miss Carousel, Chapman & Kirby, Pitch 25, True Anomaly, Sekai Night & Day.


Local Business Love:

8th Wonder

There’s no need to spike the punch at the holiday party. Just bring a 12-pack of Wonder Water featuring all your favorite flavors. 


Brass Tacks

Brighten your day with a caffeine break and a low-maintenance succulent that adds some green to your workspace. 


Tout Suite

Grab a four-pack of gingerbread men or snowflake sugar cookies and surprise someone with one of the Houston Chronicle’s best last-minute gifts. 


Alchemy Hair Salon

There’s still time to book a cut or style before your big New Year’s Eve celebration. 


The Green Bone

Pamper your pups with a playdate or a day of grooming and spa services to kick off 2022. 


EaDo Big Boy Toy Rentals 

Experience the holiday sights and sounds like never before as you cruise around town on one of these mean machines.