Things to do! 12/8/16 – 12/15/16

Hey folks! The holidays keep on rolling along with some rescheduled tree lightings from last week, more Nutcrackers, plus DecemBEARD fun and other random things.

If you know about something I’ve missed, please share the info in the comments below. If you have a future event, please feel free to PM the info to me so I can add it to my data sheet.

On to the fun!


Camera Store at the Angelika Film Center, December 9 – 15.

The Nutcracker at Bass Performance Hall with Texas Ballet Theater, December 9 – 24.


Pride of Texas Music Festival at the Dallas Arboretum, December 8 – 9.

Chocolate and Art Show at Lofty Spaces, December 8 – 9.

Scrooged is the midnight movie at the Inwood Theater, December 9 – 10.

Black on Black at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, December 9 – 10.

Hansel & Gretel, A Fairtytale Opera at the Uptown Theater, December 9 – 11.

Aquarius at the Magnolia @ the Modern.

Rowlett RETREET in Rowlett, December 8 – 11.

The Nutcracker at the Eisemann Center, December 9 – 11.

Christmas in the Park with the City of Mesquite, December 10 – 11.

The Boho Market at Fair Park, December 10 – 11.

Lone Star Reptile Expo at Knights of Columbus in Arlington, December 10 – 11.

IMpulse Dance: Snow Reformed at the MCL Grand in Lewisville, December 10 – 11.

Candlelight at Dallas Heritage Village, December 10 – 11.


Off the Wall: Winter is Coming at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Mike Birbiglia at the ATT PAC.

Big Brassy Christmas Organ Extravaganza with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Chruch.


DecemBeard 2016 Pub Crawl at Panther Island Pavilion and the Fort Worth Stockyards.

KSCS Country Fest 16 at Verizon Theatre.

Harry Potter Magical Holiday Ball at Barnes & Noble Arlington.

Holiday in the Park at Heritage Park in Weatherford.

Holiday Nachtmarket at The Better Block.

Night of Holiday Magic at NRH2O Waterpark.

Duncanville’s LEGO Christmas with Duncanville Parks & Rec.

Meet the Authors at Freaks and Geeks LLC in Denton.

Jessica Lang Dance at the Winspear Opera House.

DEC Pop Up at DEC on Dragon.

Studio Five90: Sculpture in Grisaille at the Kimbell Art Museum.


Hour of Code Workshops at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

Blessed is the Match film screening at the Magnolia @ the Modern.

Holiday Gift Market at the Grand Prairie Farmers Market.

Everyday is a Holiday film screening at the Magnolia @ the Modern.

Home for the Holidays with the Irving Symphony Orchestra.

Westbend Wonderland at the Westbend Shopping Centre in Fort Worth.

Oil and Water film screening at the Magnolia @ the Modern.

Christmas Market in Old Town Burleson.

Christmas in Downtown in Midlothian.

Christmas Art Market in Oak Cliff.

Brunch on Broadway: White Christmas at Alamo Drafthouse.

Cowtown Indie Bazaar at Will Rogers Memorial Center.

CuteFest! holiday art market at the Bedford Boys Ranch.

Naughty or Nice Bar Crawl on Greenville Ave.

Deck the City Hall at Dallas City Hall Plaza.

Dickens of a Holiday Festival at the Fort Worth Library.

Snow Day Bar Crawl starting at Kung Fu Saloon.

Holiday in Historic Downtown in Cedar Hill.

Holiday Painting Party at Kettle Art in Deep Ellum.

OHB Holiday Family Night at Oak Highlands Brewery.

Gingerbread Jubliee in Irving.

Twinkle Light Parade on Lake Lewisville.

Yo! Denton Oldskool Hip Hop Dance Party at BackYard on Bell in Denton.

Un Noel Coquin: A Naughty Christmas at Arts Fifth Avenue.

L’Amour de Loin at select theaters.


LAST CHANCE Christmaspectacular! at Arlington Music Hall, December 2 – 11.

LAST CHANCE Day Light on stage at Theater Three, through December 11.

LAST CHANCE A Christmas Carol, The Radio Show at Theatre Three, through December 11.

LAST CHANCE ‘Nuestra Pastorela’ at Cara Mia Theater through December 11.

Open Captioned Performance: A Christmas Carol at the Dallas Center Theater.

Ugly Christmas Sweater Yoga & Brunch at HG Sply Co.

Holistic Festival of Life and Wellness at the Plano Centre.

Ultra-Seeing: Musical Paradigm at the Nasher Sculpture Center.

The Nutcracker Returns at the Irving Arts Center.

December Flea Market at Double Wide.

A Merry Little Christmas with Ricki Derek at Palace Theater in Grapevine.

From Here to Eternity in select theaters.


Snowball Express – Walk of Gratitude at the Fort Worth Stockyards.

The Rolling Stones Ole Ole Ole: A Trip Across Latin America at select theaters.


Paint by the Glass Party at Times Ten Cellars.

The Historians: The Battle for Leyte Gulf at the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture.

George Takei’s ALLEGIANCE at select theaters.

Vellum Oroborus Poetry Open Mic Salon at Deep Vellum Books.

Sing We Now of Christmas! at Dallas City Performance Hall.

‘Logan’s Run’ at the Magnolia Theater.


A John Waters Christmas at the Kessler Theater.

‘Love Actually’ screening at Studio Movie Grill, $3 tickets.

National Theatre Live: The Threepenny Opera screening at 2p and 7p at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

From Here to Eternity at select theaters.


LAST CHANCE Christmas Wine Trains in Grapevine, through December 15.

LAST CHANCE Christmas Pop Up Concerts with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, through December 15.

LAST CHANCE The Polar Express: An IMAX Experience at the Fort Worth Musuem of Science and History, November 19 – December 15.

DEDallas 2016 at the DEC on Market St.

Soundings at the Nasher Sculpture Center.

Wine Walk – Ho Ho Holidays! on Main St in Deep Ellum.

Navidad on Ice at Panther Island Ice in Fort Worth.

The Malcontents: A Story of Architectural Migration at the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture.

Movie on the Patio – ‘Elf’ at Resto Gastro Bistro at Trinity Groves.

Christmas the Cowboy Way – Riders in the Sky at Uptown Theater.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story special screening at the FWMSH.

A Ballet Christmas Carol at Dallas City Performance Hall, December 15 – 16.

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