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The Impact: Philanthropy In The Woodlands

The Woodlands was designed with philanthropy as a pillar of the community. George P. Mitchell, founder of The Woodlands, was a businessman and philanthropist who wanted to make sure that giving back was a core part of The Woodlands. He created one of The Woodlands' largest charitable organizations -…

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How it Began: The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

A concert at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is always an unforgettable experience. The Pavilion holds up to 16,000 fans, yet somehow, the show’s atmosphere feels like a cozy gathering of like-minded friends. You can enjoy performances from chart-topping superstars inside the tent or outside on…

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New in Town: Reel Luxury Cinemas & The Audrey

Omar Khan and his team have a history of raising the bar. They first started elevating dine-in movie theaters in 2005 with Star Cinema Grill, a Houston-based concept known for its top-notch hospitality and delicious menu items. When they acquired State Fare Kitchen & Bar in 2018, it brought them to…

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Q&A: Julie Verville, Ardest Gallery

Local art collector and long-time resident of The Woodlands, Julie Verville, is bringing art and community together at Ardest Gallery. The newly reopened gallery in Grogan’s Park will showcase talented Texas artists (many from The Woodlands) and engage art enthusiasts with monthly events and…

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The Impact: The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion has been a fan favorite in The Woodlands since April 1990, when it opened with a star-studded weekend featuring performances from The Houston Symphony, Frank Sinatra, and Alabama with Clint Black. Since then, a multitude of talented artists have taken the stage…

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11 Insider Tips for The Pavilion

The Woodlands is home to one of the most popular places for concerts, festivals, and all sorts of events related to the arts. Yes, we are talking about The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Get the most out of your next visit with our useful Insider Tips! PURCHASING TICKETS 1. If you are local to the…

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Nature in The Woodlands: The Koi Garden

The Koi Garden is nestled in the heart of Town Center (the downtown area of The Woodlands). This calming environment sits right on The Woodlands Waterway across from The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center. Exotic plantings complement the 60,000-gallon pond bringing a…

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How It Began: The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival

A SPRINGTIME TRADITION IN THE WOODLANDS When artists and art enthusiasts first gathered in Town Green Park for The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival, the Woodlands Waterway was only a few years old. The area was still being built – there was no Waterway Square, only a handful of businesses, and swan…

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New in Town: Art Benches

The Woodlands has one of the largest collections of public art in Texas, and one of the most unique – and practical – are the art benches. If you’ve walked along The Woodlands Waterway or the shore of Lake Woodlands at Hughes Landing, you’ve probably seen a few. Last year, six new art benches were…

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10 Insider Tips for enjoying Market Street

From shopping and then playing at Central Park to enjoying a relaxing Sunday afternoon dinner, you can get it all in one stop at Market Street in The Woodlands. Located across the street from The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Market Street is in between Lake Woodlands Drive and Six Pines Drive -…

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"Across The Pond" Exhibit

April 24, 2024 - April 25, 2024 The Woodlands Arts Council Read More

Live Music

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Live Music

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