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If you are out of school or off work this week and looking for something cool to do, go by the George W. Bush Presidential Center at SMU for the All Creatures Great and Small: Christmas at the White House 2002 exhibit. Now through January 13, all of us animal lovers can go back in time to 2002 when the White House Christmas theme celebrated the important role animals play in the White House. Highlights include replicas of First Family pets that were displayed throughout the White House, and the first edition of Barney Cam, a cool tradition through all of the President and Mrs. Bush’s time in Washington, DC. Barney was the Bush’s Scottish terrier.
Beginning this Saturday (11/29) and running through January 4, you can do some ice skating at the Hilton Anatole. Sparkle: Christmas at the Anatole includes an outdoor ice rink resembling a scenic pond, live stage entertainment by choirs and bands from area schools along with local musicians, kids’ activities, tasty holiday treats, and millions of lights.
The Gaylord Texan Resort’s 11th annual Lone Star Christmas has a ton of stuff to do and see. 2 million twinkling lights, 15,000 ornaments and dozens of lavish holiday displays. The ICE exhibit features Frosty the Snowman and his friends with more than 2 million pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures. There is Santa’s Wild Workshop Snow Tubing. Gingy’s Gingerbread Decorating…Madagascar Crack-A-Lackin- Cook-In Breakfast and Milk and Cookies with Mrs. Claus.
You stress over it every year. Where to find the funkiest Christmas sweater? Fret no more. Head over to East Mockingbird in Dallas where you will find the Ugly Christmas Sweater Shop. They opened this past Saturday so you better get on over there while the pickin’s are horrible.
Tired of fighting all that traffic in Highland Park trying to see Christmas light displays? I have the perfect thing for you. Texas Motor Speedway’s Gift of Lights in Fort Worth will offer a drive-through exhibit feature more than 600 LED light displays plus the proceeds will benefit local charities.