American Idol contestant Rickey Hayes and Christian recording artist April Diggers lead the cast of A Gift of Christmas LIVE at Moody Gardens. A live stage show with rousing performances, Gift mixes traditional and contemporary holiday music. There are two performance options a matinee, which will leave you with enough time to visit the Festival of Lights after the show, and an evening performance, which includes a traditional three-course Christmas dinner. 4 and 6:30 p.m. daily. Through December 28. One Hope Boulevard, Galveston Island. For information, call 800-582-4673 or visit www.moodygardens.com. $24 to $48.
Dec. 18-28, 4 & 6:30 p.m., 2008