Festivals, concerts, plays and more, there are lots of events in the area to keep your calendar booked.
‘Nunsense’ [Through Feb. 14]
“Nunsense” is a musical spoof about the misadventures of five nuns trying to manage a fundraiser. Sadly, the rest of the sisterhood died from botulism after eating vichyssoise prepared by Sister Julia. Thus, the remaining nuns stage a talent show in order to raise the money to bury their dearly departed.
8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 14, College of the Mainland Community Theatre, 1200 Amburn Road, Texas City, 409.933.8345 or www.com.edu/community-theatre
Andrew Bateman [Feb. 5]
Andrew Bateman is a Houston-based artist with a background as
diverse as the Lone Star State. He takes on the roles of rhythm and lead guitarist, bassist and percussionist.
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 5, Butler Longhorn Museum, 1220 Coryell St., League City, 281.332.1393 or www.butlerlonghornmuseum.com
‘In the Mood’ [Feb. 11]
“In The Mood” is a fully staged tribute to Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, The Andrews Sisters and big band greats of the 1940s, complete with period costumes and choreography
2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11, The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St., Galveston, 800.821.1894 or www.thegrand.com
Las Vegas Night Fundraiser [Feb. 12]
Food, fun, games and prizes await at the Galveston County Fair and Rodeo’s 26th annual fundraiser.
7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Feb. 12, Galveston County Fairgrounds, state Highway 6, Hitchcock, www.galvestoncountyfair.com
‘Falling for Eve’ [Feb. 12 to March 6]
Curious about what lies beyond the garden and positively perplexed with the idea of something that’s forbidden, Eve eats the apple. Adam doesn’t. Eden, we have a problem.
8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays from Feb. 12 to March 6, Bay Area Harbour Playhouse, 3803 state Highway 3, Dickinson, 281.337.7469 or www.harbourtheater.com
Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra of New Zealand [Feb. 13]
This high-octane musical funfest features ukuleles of all sizes, sublime vocal harmonies, flamboyant outfits, delightful theatrical effects and plenty of audience participation.
8 p.m. Feb. 13, The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St., Galveston, 800.821.1894 or www.thegrand.com
Galveston Symphony Orchestra [Feb. 14]
Trond Saeverud will lead the Galveston Symphony Orchestra in a Valentine’s Concert featuring the works of Mozart and Bruckner.
4 p.m. Feb. 14, The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St., Galveston, 800.821.1894, www.thegrand.com or www.galveston symphony.org
‘Ragtime, The Musical’ [Feb. 20-21]
The lives of an upper-class New Rochelle family, a determined Eastern-European Jewish immigrant, and a daring young Harlem musician intersect in turn-of-the-century New York, where each longs for a better tomorrow.
8 p.m. Feb. 20 and 3 p.m. Feb. 21, The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St., Galveston, 800.821.1894 or www.thegrand.com
TAO: Seventeen Samurai [Feb. 26]
TAO combines amazing athleticism, striking contemporary costumes, innovative choreography and explosive Japanese drumming.
8 p.m. Feb. 26, The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St., Galveston, 800.821.1894 or www.thegrand.com
‘The Miss Firecracker Contest’ [Feb. 26 to March 13]
Carnelle Scott, also known as “Miss Hot Tamale,” has hopes of winning the Miss Firecracker Contest to atone for her past. She is soon joined by her cousin Elain, who has just left her rich but boring husband, and her cousin Delmount, who has just been released from a mental institution. Add a wacky, myopic seamstress named Popeye and a lusty, tubercular balloon man, and the recipe for humor is complete.
8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays from Feb. 26 to March 13, Clear Creek Community Theatre, 18091 Upper Bay Road, Nassau Bay, 281.335.5228 or clearcreekcommunitytheatre.com
Itzhak Perlman [Feb. 27]
Revered for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, the reigning virtuoso of the violin is treasured for his remarkable artistry and his irrepressible joy for making music.
8 p.m. Feb. 27, The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St., Galveston, 800.821.1894 or www.thegrand.com
Corvette/Chevy Expo [Feb. 27-28]
Check out this premier event for Corvette and Chevy enthusiasts, featuring car shows, pedal car display, cars for sale, bikini contest and major vendors selling hard to find parts and accessories.
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 27 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 28, Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd., Galveston, www.corvettechevyexpo.com
In case of cancellations and changes to events, check with venues for updates. To submit an event, send pertinent information to firstname.lastname@example.org.