11 a.m. — Argyle United Methodist Church Children’s Choir presents The Great Gift Exchange at the church, 9033 Fort Worth Drive.
2 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre’s Theatre School presents “A Kid’s Christmas” at the PointBank Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. Visit with Santa and his elves, see a performance of The Littlest Angel, and take part in a Christmas sing-along. All tickets cost $10. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .
3 p.m. — “The Many Moods of Christmas and More,” presented by the North Central Texas Chorale and First Presbyterian Church Choir of Denton, at the church, 1114 W. University Drive. Tickets cost $7 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Visit www.northcentraltexaschorale.com.
7 p.m. — Foo McBubba, the big band of First United Methodist Church of Denton, presents jazzy Christmas music at Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm St. No cover charge. Call 940-484-2888 or visit www.sweetwatergrillandtavern.com .
7 p.m. — Mario Cruz & Friends holiday show at Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm St. No cover charge. Call 940-484-2888 or visit www.sweetwatergrillandtavern.com.
FRIDAY, DEC. 13
Dec. 13-15 — Denton County Toys for Tots toy drive at Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I-35E. Unwrapped toy donations will be collected at various locations. Events include live entertainment, puppet shows, carolers, and a North Pole mailbox for kids. A motorcycle convoy will arrive on Saturday. Visit http://dfwtoysfortots.org or www.shopgoldentriangle.com .
7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Miracle on 34th Street at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for ages 62 and older, $10 for students and children. Call 940-382-1915 or visit www.dentoncommunitytheatre.com .
SATURDAY, DEC. 14
8:30 a.m. — Northwest ISD’s Reindeer Romp 5K and fun run at Nelson High School, 2775 Bobcat Boulevard in Trophy Club. The 1-mile fun run begins at 8:30 a.m., and the 5K race begins at 9 a.m. Visit www.nisdreindeerromp.com .
10 a.m. — Flower Mound Christmas Parade along Morriss Road, from Eaton Drive to Marcus High School. Call 972-874-6275 or visit www.flower-mound.com/specialevents .
2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. — The Festival Ballet of North Central 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 $11-$36. Visit www.festivalballet.net or call 940-891-0830.
6 p.m. — Denton Hi-Noon Lions Club and Argyle Lions Club Christmas meeting and party at Metzler’s, 628 Londonderry Lane.
7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Miracle on 34th Street at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for ages 62 and older, $10 for students and children.