The Gardens at Texas A&M present its annual Merry & Bright | Maroon & White Holiday Celebration on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at 556 John Kimbrough Blvd. The event is free and open to the public and features a festive light display and a festival of wreaths. Guests can enjoy cookies and cocoa. Free parking is available in lots 97 and 100, near Reed Arena. For more information, visit gardens.tamu.edu/merry-bright-2019/.



Big Loop Big Money Team Roping Tour, all day. Brazos County Expo. www.facebook.com/pg/bigloopbigmoney/posts/.

Skate with Santa, 2:15 to 4:15 p.m. Spirit Ice Arena, 400 Holleman Drive E., College Station. spiriticearena.com.

Jingle on the Green, 1 to 4 p.m. Century Square tenants present holiday décor, photos with Santa, Christmas music, special booths and activities, a hot cocoa station and holiday performances. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/496003091248487/.

First Jazz 10 Year Celebration, 6 to 9 p.m. Luigi’s Patio Ristorante. Featuring a variety of guest performances, as well as the Greg Tivis Jazz Band performing traditional New Orleans jazz and Christmas favorites. www.luigispatioristorante.com.



Star Duplicate Bridge Club, 9:15 a.m. Brazos Center. For partnerships, call ahead 703-1769.

Table games, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Lincoln Recreation Center. For seniors. 764-3779.

Hot lunch for seniors, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Lincoln Recreation Center. 764-3779.

College Station Noon Lions Club, noon. Hilton Hotel. 690-8525. New members welcome. Check website for program: www.csnoonlions.org/.

Brazos Valley Community Band, 7:15 p.m. Covenant Presbyterian Church, Rock Prairie Road at Wellborn.


Beginning Line Dance Workshop, 10:30 a.m. Meyer Senior & Community Center. Designed to teach seniors the steps and terminology of line dancing. cstx.gov/seniors.

Tai Chi, 6 p.m. Brazos County Senior Citizens Association, 1402 Bristol St., Bryan. A class for balance and strengthening your mind and body.

Eating Disorder Support Group, 6:30 p.m. Quilter’s Café at the St. Joseph Rehab Center. An informal, peer-based group for individuals living with eating disorders. Family members are also welcome. 220-2281.

Divorce Care, 6:30 p.m. Mending Hearts Grief Center, 2112 Southwood Drive, College Station. www.mendingheartsgriefcenter.org/grief-support/ or 979-704-6406.



Midtown Men perform Holiday Hits, 7:30 p.m. Rudder Auditorium. Stars from the original Broadway cast of Jersey Boys perform favorite holiday songs. Prices range from $24 to $55. boxoffice.tamu.edu.

Holiday Showcase, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History. The free event features a chance to buy from local artists and authors for the holidays. There also will be live music and hors d’ oeuvres. For more information, visit the event on Facebook.

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