Holiday events

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TODAY
 

2 p.m. — A Gift for Emma, a holiday fantasia in dance, presented by Denton City Contemporary Ballet, Denton Youth City Ballet and students of Denton Dance Conservatory, at the Krum High School auditorium, 811 E. McCart St. Tickets cost $12-$18. For reservations, visit www.dentoncitycontemporaryballet.org.

4 p.m.  — “Celebrate Weih­nach­ten,” a lecture and concert preview presented by the Denton Bach Society, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 703 N. Elm St. UNT professor Hendrik Schulze will discuss Bach and his Christmas Ora­torio, which the society will perform on Dec. 9. Reception follows. Free; donations accepted. Visit www.dentonbach.com.

 

THURSDAY

 

3:30 p.m. — “Ornament Extra­vaganza” for kids of all ages at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Choose from craft materials to create ornaments. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com.

 

FRIDAY

 

7 p.m. — Krum High School presents All I Want for Christmas is You, a holiday musical, in the school auditorium, 700-A Bobcat Blvd. Tickets are $5, free for children younger than 6. For more information, contact Carol Turner at 940-482-2601 or carol.turner@krumisd.net.

7 to 9 p.m. — “Christmas Round­up” presented by Peace of the Rock Ministries at Rancho De La Roca, 2459 W. Blackjack Road in Aubrey. Event includes hay rides, live nativity drama, Christmas lights, carols around the campfire with Santa, and refreshments. Admission is $7 per person, free for children younger than 3. Call 940-365-7625 or 940-390-9184, or visit www.peaceoftherock.org. Printable release form available online.

7:30 p.m. — Reindeer Romp, a 4.2-mile run and 2.5-mile fun walk through the neighborhoods surrounding South Lakes Park, 556 Hobson Lane. Check-in will begin at 6:30 p.m. Register in advance for $15 at www.dentonparks.com. To register a family or three or more for $12 per person, call 940-349-7275.

7:30 p.m. — Festival Ballet of North Texas presents The Nutcracker at TWU’s Margo Jones Performance Hall, on the first floor of the Music Building, at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle. Tickets cost $10-$35. Visit www.festivalballet.net.

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents It’s a Wonder­ful Life at the Campus Theatre 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, and $10 for students and children. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

 

SATURDAY

 

2:30 p.m. — “Altered Orna­ments” at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Create holiday decorations and enjoy treats. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com.

2:30 and 7:30 p.m. — Festival Ballet of North Texas presents The Nutcracker at TWU’s Margo Jones Performance Hall, on the first floor of the Music Building, at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle. Tickets cost $10-$35. Visit www.festivalballet.net.

3 p.m. — Krum High School presents All I Want for Christmas is You, a holiday musical, in the school auditorium, 700-A Bobcat Blvd. Tickets are $5, free for children younger than 6. Local military families are invited to participate in a special finale presentation by e-mailing family pictures to lynn.hilliard@krumisd.net or carol.turner@krumisd.net. One free ticket will be given to each family that provides a picture. For more information, contact Carol Turner by e-mail or at 940-482-2601.

6 p.m. — Christmas Parade in downtown Sanger, including choir performances at 6 p.m., visits with Santa and lighting of the city Christmas tree. Parade starts on 10th Street at 6:30 p.m. For parade entry forms, visit http://sangertexas.org. E-mail mendy.echols@gmail.com or call 940-390-9041.

7 to 9 p.m. — “Christmas Round­up” presented by Peace of the Rock Ministries at Rancho De La Roca, 2459 W. Blackjack Road in Aubrey. Event includes hay rides, live nativity drama, Christmas lights, carols around the campfire with Santa, and refreshments. Admission is $7 per person, free for children younger than 3. Call 940-365-7625 or 940-390-9184, or visit www.peaceoftherock.org. Printable release form available online.

7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents It’s a Wonder­ful Life at the Campus Theatre 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, and $10 for students and children. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

 


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