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We Try to Mention Every Holiday Event Possible…And Fail

Every year there are too many holiday events to mention – from tree lightings to toy drives to musicals. And when you produce a daily radio show it’s easy for your email inbox to swell with suggested stories on holiday events this time of year. There’s just no way to mention them all – let […]

hm_ornament_smEvery year there are too many holiday events to mention – from tree lightings to toy drives to musicals. And when you produce a daily radio show it’s easy for your email inbox to swell with suggested stories on holiday events this time of year. There’s just no way to mention them all – let alone do a segment on everything happening between now and New Year’s Day. But Houston Matters’ producers Michael Hagerty, Maggie Martin and Edel Howlin give it their best try.

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Events Mentioned in This Segment:

Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow screening of Elf

Discovery Green screening of A Christmas Story

Three Haunts’ Heart Stopper Fright Christmas Scream 2013

Festival Ballet of Greater Houston Nutcracker Ballet

Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical

Handel’s Messiah Sing-a-Long

A Gotcha’ Christmas

Downtown Aquarium Breakfast with Santa

Fitzgerald’s Christmas Night concert

Alley Theater’s A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas

Feast of St. Stephen & Boxing Day at McGonigel’s Mucky DuckÂ

Moody Gardens: Master Illusionist Curt Miller performing “A Magical Christmas 2 – Home for the Holidays Dinner and Show”

The White Christmas Album 2 – Beatles and Christmas Show

ComedySportz Houston unscripted, improv take on A Christmas Carol Â

Main Street Theater’s A Civil War Christmas

Houston Ballet’s The NutcrackerÂ

The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical

World Peace Meditation on New Year’s Eve morning

New Year’s Eve at the Children’s Museum of Houston

A Craft Beer New Year – Annual Steampunk Banquet and Ball

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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