THE WOODLANDS, TX – The region’s most authentic Elvis Presley tribute artist, the Spanish ballads of Yelba and the jazz sounds of Spellbound highlight the entertainment at the 31st Annual Lighting of the Doves and the 7th Annual International Winter On The Waterway (iWOW) to be held in The Woodlands on Saturday, November 23, 2013 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Spellbound, with its jazz, pop and Latin sounds presented by Jaime Casco, will perform on the Celebration Stage within Lighting of the Doves in Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. After Santa’s Arrival and Fireworks, Vince King will take the stage from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. to present the best of Elvis Presley, from his authentic costumes, voice and dance moves. With Vince’s strikingly similar face, you’ll think Elvis was alive and well.
Nearby on the iWOW International Stage, sponsored by Service King Collision Repair Center, local favorite Yelba will present her unique brand of Spanish ballads and jazz from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Yelba also is known to break out in a steamy Salsa or fun Disco tune perfect for dancing and fun.
Other entertainment at the Festivals include The Woodlands High School Japanese Club, Paddington British School, The Woodlands Show Chorus, Cass Academy of Irish Dance, The Woodlands Dance Company, Texas Twirlers, North Oaks Baptist Church Choir, and the Yellow Rose Clogging Team.
In Town Green Park, kids can win fun prizes, enjoy a snow slide and snow play area sponsored by CB&I, inflatables, bubble runners, an ice carving competition, arts and crafts, balloon artists, strolling entertainers and more. Along The Woodlands Waterway, families can walk from booth to booth to experience international holiday traditions, international foods, and arts and crafts from around the world. Plus, check out the iWOW World of Holiday Trees, presented by CenterPoint Energy. There are still vendor opportunities available for the Festivals. Visit www.HolidayInTheWoodlands.com for more information.
Both Lighting of the Doves and the iWOW Festival are free and open to the public. Both events lead up to the arrival of Santa, sponsored by Talisman Energy, aboard a decorated sleigh on The Woodlands Waterway®.
Sponsors for The Woodlands CVB’s 2013-2014 holiday events in The Woodlands include This year’s Ice Rink is sponsored by Donoho’s Jewellers, CenterPoint Energy, Service King Collision Repair Center, BBVA Compass, Planet Ford, Bud Light, Coca Cola, The Woodlands Young Learners Academy, Xfinity, Wright’s Printing, Talisman Energy, The Woodlands Development Company, The Strong Firm, Waste Management, CB&I, Kroger, Kyle Sherburne – State Farm Insurance, St. Luke’s The Woodlands Hospital, Gigi’s Cupcakes, Spectrum, Rico’s Mexican Grill, Cinemark, Sunny 99.1, Houston Community Newspapers, The Courier, The Villager, reviewit Magazine, Woodlands Lifestyles & Homes, Woodlands Online, Champions Printing & Publishing, The Woodlands Community Magazine, Houston Family Magazine, Community Impact Newspapers and Kidnnected Magazine.
For a more detailed Festival Event Schedule, go to www.HolidayInTheWoodlands.com or call 281-363-2447. Also, “like” The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/VisitTheWoodlands, “follow” them on Twitter www.Twitter.com/TheWoodlandsCVB and “view” them on YouTube www.YouTube.com/TheWoodlandsCVB.