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Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular is happening at the Dr. Pepper Arena Sunday December 13.

View the McKinney Christmas Parade of Lights Saturday December 12.

Plano Lions Christmas Parade is Saturday December 12. This year’s theme…A Teacher’s Christmas Wish. Coming from a family of teachers…I know the answer to that. No more faculty meetings and no more parent teacher conferences.

Cowtown Indi Bazaar Handmade Holidays is Saturday December 12 at Will Rogers Memorial Center. Tell the family you lovingly made their gifts by hand…nobody needs to know.

Celebrate the holidays with Randy Brooks at 7:30 p.m. Friday, December 11, at the Allen Public Library. This singer-songwriter became famous decades ago with his classic hit “Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer.”

Elf the Musical at is at Music Hall at Fair Park now through December 20.

Hear the Dallas Symphony Christmas Pops now through December 20 at the Meyerson in Dallas.

Texas Ballet Theater presents The Nutcracker at Bass Hall Friday December 11 through December 27.

Give to the North Texas Toy Run, it’s happening Saturday December 12 at Main Event Entertainment in Grapevine.

Operation Kindness Pet Photos with Santa at the Kindness Klubhouse is Saturday and Sunday December 12-13.

Midnight Madness at Inwood Theater features the classic White Christmas… Friday December 11.

One of my favorite movies of all time…National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is playing at McKinney Performing Arts Center Friday December 11. There will also be an Ugly Sweater Contest.

The 12th Annual Christmas Rocks Tour with the Brian Setzer Orchestra is at the Allen Event Center Friday December 11.

80’s rock band Zebra is celebrating their 40th Anniversary with a concert at The Sanctuary in McKinney Friday December 11 and Saturday December 12. The Saturday show is sold out so get those tickets for Friday now!

A Lone Star Christmas at the Gaylord Texan runs through January 3. They’ll have dozens of Lone Star Christmas displays that include more than 2 million twinkling lights and acres of larger-than-life decorations. This year’s ICE! Exhibit features an all-new theme – Christmas Around the World.

Santa will be in town this weekend at the GeO-Deck at Reunion Tower through Monday December 21.

Get some ice skating in at Panther Island Ice now through January 18.

See A Christmas Carol at Wylie Theater through December 26.

Celebrate Christmas at the George W. Bush Presidential Center Holiday Exhibit now through January 3.

Get into the Christmas spirit this weekend with Frosty the Snowman through December 23 at Casa Manana.

Christmas in the Square is happening in Frisco now through January 2.

See the Christmas Tour of Lights in Farmers Branch through December 30.

 

Six Flags Over Texas celebrates the season with Holiday in the Park.  Now through January 3, 2016, SantaLand, the Holiday Tree of Trees Spectacular, The Frosty Snowhill, will delight and amaze you.

A lot to do in Downtown Fort Worth this weekend. The Starlight Symphony returns to West 7th. This five-minute music and light show held on the hour from 6 to 10 p.m.  now through January 6 is extremely cool. New this year – a sledding hill with real snow. There are also free Horse and Carriage Rides from Crockett Square every Friday and Saturday – 7 to 10 p.m., through January 2.

Prairie Lights Grand Prairie runs now through January 3.

The Nightly Magic of Christmas Light Show in Downtown Grapevine runs through January 3.

Texas Motor Speedway Gift of Lights is now through December 31. And being a lover of trees…I really like this. Texas Motor Speedway will start the Holiday Season with the official lighting of “The Biggest Living Christmas Tree in Texas” and holiday-themed fireworks display Tuesday. Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. Texas Motor Speedway has placed a giant tree at various locations in the Metroplex since the speedway opened in 1997. This year’s 66-foot tall Douglas fir tree was transported from Montana.

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