Holiday Events

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THURSDAY

 

2:30 p.m. — “Creepy Crafty Christmas” class at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Participants can “zombify” cute, cuddly dolls into creepy Christmas creatures. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

5 to 7 p.m. — “Caroling for Cans” in Denton’s Villages of Carmel neighborhood. Stephens Elementary School Choir students will sing carols and collect food for the Lake Cities Fire Department to deliver to the Lake Cities Food Pantry. Call 940-369-0837 or e-mail lkinnaird@dentonisd.org .

 

FRIDAY

 

10 a.m. to noon — Santa’s Snapshots at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Kids can take a photo with Santa and tell him what’s on their wish list. Cost is $4 per child, $2 per extra print. Call 940-349-8575 or visit www.dentonparks.com .

7 p.m. — A Christmas Carol musical presented by the Denton High School Fine Arts Department at 1007 Fulton St. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students. Call 940-369-2002.

 

SATURDAY

 

2 p.m. and 7 p.m. — A Christmas Carol musical presented by the Denton High School Fine Arts Department at 1007 Fulton St. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students. Call 940-369-2002.

6 to 8 p.m. — Live nativity at Willowwood Church of the Nazarene, 1513 Willowwood St. Free refreshments. Visit http://wwnaz.net .

 

SUNDAY

 

6 to 8 p.m. — Live nativity at Willowwood Church of the Nazarene, 1513 Willowwood St. Free refreshments. Visit http://wwnaz.net .

 

ONGOING

 

Through Monday — Santa Claus is available for visits and photos at Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I-35E. Bring a nonperishable food item for the Denton Community Food Bank and receive a $2 off coupon for photo packages at the Guest Services Booth. Visit www.shopgoldentriangle.com .

Through Dec. 31 — Model train exhibit at the Wood House, 516 N. Locust St. Admission is a donation of canned goods for Denton County Friends of the Family. Display features trains and more than 200 miniature buildings. Regular hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. To schedule viewings outside of these hours, call 940-387-4098.

 

IN THE AREA

 

7:30 p.m. Dec. 20-23 and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 22 — 3 Redneck Tenors’ “Christmas Spec-Tac-Yule-Ar Show” at Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theatre, 100 N. Charles St. in Lewisville. Tickets cost $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and $15 for children. Call 1-888-407-8025 or visit http://3rednecktenors.com .

Through Jan. 6 — “Gift of Lights” at Texas Motor Speedway, 3545 Lone Star Circle in Fort Worth. Holiday spectacle features more than 600 displays with some 2 million LED lights. Open 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays; and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and holidays. Cost is $15 per car Mondays through Thursdays; $20 per car Fridays through Sundays and holidays. For advance tickets, go to Walgreens or visit www.giftoflightstms.com . Call 817-215-8500.

 

IN THE REGION

 

7 to 9 p.m. Friday — “Winter SolstiCelebration” at Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs in Dallas. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $15 for children and seniors. Advance tickets cost $13-$17. Call 214-261-5599 or visit www.earthrhythms.org .

Through Monday — Santa Claus at Grapevine Mills, 3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway in Grapevine. Kids can visit with Santa between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Call 972-724-4900 or visit www.grapevinemills.com .

Through Jan. 1 — Lone Star Christmas at the Gaylord Texan, 1501 Gaylord Trail in Grapevine, includes decorations, a life-size gingerbread house, 1.5 million pounds of snow and the “Ice” exhibit, which features characters from Merry Madagascar. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Admission to “Ice” is $21.95-$26.95 for adults, $19.95-$23.95 for seniors 55 and older, $11.95-$14.95 for kids 4-12 and free for ages 3 and younger. Regular parking costs $12-$17. Call 817-778-1000 or visit www.christmasatgaylordtexan.com .

 

 


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