11 things to do in December around Lakewood/East Dallas

Dallas Children’s Theater Circus Extravaganza

Dallas Children’s Theater Circus Extravaganza

Dec. 27-Jan. 4
Circus extravaganza
Ring in the New Year with a circus extravaganza featuring an international cast of acrobats, aerialists, hand balancers, jugglers, clowns and more. Produced by the award-winning Lone Star Circus.
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, dct.org, 214.978.0110, $20-$46

Miracle on 34thThrough Dec. 21
‘Miracle on 34th Street’
A single mother and her young daughter, Susan, have given up on Christmas, until they meet a mysterious gentleman at Macy’s claiming to be Santa Claus. This jolly Kris Kringle brings them hope and unleashes waves of goodwill throughout New York City. Could he be the real Santa Claus?
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, dct.org, 214.978.0110, $15-$28

 

Through Dec. 21
‘Frosty and Friends’
Join Frosty, Santa and their friends for an all-new revue that blends a variety of musical and puppetry styles. In the magical world of Kathy Burks’ celebrated troupe, ornaments spring to life and dance along to carols, kittens frolic under the Christmas tree, and angels dance in the snow.
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, dct.org, 214.978.0110, $15-$28

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‘The Art of Nature’
The Bath House Cultural Center presents a mixed-media art exhibition that features recent works by Silvia Thornton and Anne Neal. The works in this exhibition show what happens when an artist’s inspiration is applied to gifts from nature and earth.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, 214.670.8749, bathhousecultural.com, free

Dec. 3
Tree lighting
Join the festivities at Casa Linda Plaza. From 5 p.m.-7 p.m., take photos with Santa and enjoy performances by Reinhardt, Hexter and Sanger elementary choirs, and Bryan Adams Varsity choir. At 6:25 p.m., Santa will light the tree.
Casa Linda Plaza, Buckner and Garland near El Fenix, $5 for photos

Dec. 3-20
‘A Christmas Carol’
Enjoy “A Christmas Carol: The Radio Show” by David Alberts, which tells the story of a station manager, Bob Bennett, who forges ahead with the station’s presentation during a winter storm.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, 214.670.8749, bathhousecultural.com, $10-$15

Dec. 3-6
Book sale
Skillman Southwestern Library Friends is selling thousands of gently used, donated books, CDs, movies, magazines, cards and more.
Skillman Southwestern Library Auditorium, 5707 Skillman, 214.670.6078 or e-mail SSLFriends@aol.com, no entry fee

Dec. 4
Holiday show
Join St. Matthew’s Cathedral Arts for a holiday show as Woodrow Wilson High School’s “Variations” Varsity Show Choir puts on a performance at 6 p.m., followed by the performers of Dallas Black Dance Theatre II at 7 p.m.
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Cathedral, 5100 Ross Avenue, cathedralartsdallas.org, 214.887.6552, free

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Light up Lakewood
Gather with neighbors to celebrate the 12th annual Light Up Lakewood. The event will be held from 6-9 p.m. The tree lighting is at 7 p.m. There also will be activities such as a petting zoo, face painting, an obstacle course and performances.
Lakewood Shopping Center parking lot, Gaston and Abrams, free

Dec. 6
Winter art fair
Alex Sanger Elementary School PTA presents the Winter Art Fair from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at Alex Sanger Elementary School. The event features work from local and regional artists and includes a silent auction that will remain open until 5 p.m. Local animal rescue groups will be onsite for Pet Adoptions. Proceeds benefit the school.
8410 San Leandro, facebook.com/WinterArtFair, free

Dec. 14
Cathedral choir
The Cathedral Choir and selected readers unfold the Christmas narrative with familiar choral settings and scriptural accounts according to a beloved pattern established by King’s College Chapel in 1918. The event starts at 5 p.m.
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Cathedral, 5100 Ross Avenue, cathedralartsdallas.org, 214.887.6552, free


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By |2014-11-21T12:50:25-05:00November 24th, 2014|All Magazine Articles, Entertainment, Events, Holidays, Launch|0 Comments

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