Editor’s Note: This month is packed with home tours in Lakewood, Junius Heights and Vickery Place — so many we did an entire article on them, so get all the details here.

White Rock Lake (Photo by Desiree Espada)

White Rock Lake (Photo by Desiree Espada)

Nov. 6
Praise the Lake
The fourth annual Praise the Lake fundraiser includes a brunch, Bloody Mary bar and silent auction. Members of the Booker T. Washington High School choir will perform at the event, held from noon-3 p.m.
White Rock Lake Filter Building, 2810 White Rock Road, 214.725.9300, whiterocklakefoundation.org, $100

Nov. 6
Neighborhood party
Several independent businesses are participating in the Smoke’n Craft’n Fest, held from 1-6 p.m. Enjoy free food from OneNinety meats, browse craft tents by artists at Makers Connect and sample beer from local brewers at this free event.
Lake Plaza shopping center, E. Northwest Highway and Easton Road, 972.803.8890, free

Texas Chili Fest

Texas Chili Fest

Nov. 6
Texas Chili Fest
Listen to Americana and country music while taste-testing chili from several North Texas chefs. Other food options, vendors and interactive games also are included.
Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave., 214.824.9933, texaschilifestival.com, $15-$58

Nov. 9-Jan.8
12 Days of Christmas
Stroll through the arboretum to admire a dozen festive Victorian gazebos decorated in honor of each of the “The 12 Days of Christmas.” The 25-feet-tall gazebos will be on display throughout the holiday season.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, 214.515.6539, dallasarboretum.org, $12-$15

Nov. 10
Celebrate Hope
Support the Grief & Loss Center of North Texas at its
Celebrate Hope Dinner and Live Auction. Proceeds from the event fund services such as children’s support groups and community presentations.
Lakewood Country Club, 1912 Abrams Road, 214.452.3105, mygriefandloss.org, $60

Nov. 12
Running Wild
Bryan Adams High School’s fourth annual Cougars Running Wild 5k and 1-mile fun run kicks off at 7:30 a.m. Event proceeds will go toward school projects that the district is unable to fully fund.
Bryan Adams High School, 2101 Millmar, 972.502.4900dallasisd.org/bryandams, $10-$35

Dallas Children's Theater Center's "A Charlie Brown Christma"

Dallas Children’s Theater Center’s “A Charlie Brown Christma”

Nov. 18
‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’
Charlie Brown, Linus and Snoopy pay a visit to the stage for Dallas Children’s Theater’s rendition of the beloved kid’s movie. The performance is recommended for children ages 5 and older.
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman St., 214.978.0110, dallasculture.org $23-$30

Nov. 18-20
Art Mart
The three-day event showcases work of local artists in a plethora of styles from painting and photography to jewelry and pottery. Founded in 2003, Art Mart benefits the nonprofit Friends of the Bath House Cultural Center.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther Drive, 214.675.6573, dallasculture.org, free

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