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A Christmas Tail
December 5, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
A Christmas ‘Tail’ Comes to the Houston City Place Marriott
GINGERBREAD DOGHOUSE CONTEST AND AUCTION TO BENEFIT OPERATION PETS ALIVE
WHO: Open to the public and free to attend. Guests and VIP judges will determine who is best in show as the Houston City Place Marriott welcomes a pack of participants including Cake and Cookie Lady, Vernele’s Bakery, Lucky Dog Mobile Groomers, The Audrey, plus City Place’s Common Bond Bistro & Bakery, Star Cinema Grill and Oiler Studio, to raise funds and awareness for non-profit rescue group Operation Pets Alive.
WHAT: As part of the Houston City Place Marriott’s 5 th anniversary celebration, every dog will have its day, and talented makers and creators will support an evening of culinary, canine fun. One-of-a-kind gingerbread/edible doghouses will be on display for guests and a VIP panel to judge, then auctioned off to benefit Operation Pets Alive. Fundraising efforts will also include a $5 raffle. Guests 21 and above will enjoy a special menu of $5 beer, wine and cocktails, and children will be treated to complimentary milk and cookies.
WHEN: Tuesday, December 5, 5:30-7:30 pm
Judging ends at 6:30 pm and silent concludes at 6:45 pm
WHERE: Houston City Place Marriott
1200 Lake Plaza Dr, Spring, TX 77389
WHY: Operation Pets Alive is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization striving to elevate Montgomery County to a no-kill community through innovative programs that raise community awareness about homeless dogs and cats, while reducing the number of dogs and cats that enter shelters and increasing the number that leave alive.
Jilianne Scamperle, Public Content