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Dec. 20

Don’t be a Scrooge

No “bah humbugs” are allowed at this Christmas production based on the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne. Travel back in time with Jack and Annie to Victorian England, where the brother-sister duo (along with three ghost friends) must help Charles Dickens overcome a bout of writer’s block.

Where: Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman St.

Cost: $17

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Dec. 21

A fairytale opening

The unicorns have arrived, and they’re ready to party. At the grand opening of the unicorn-themed sweet shop, Magical Dessert Bar, guests can capture the moment with Instagram-worthy shots on a red carpet. Dress like a unicorn and get 20 percent off delectable desserts like hot-pink hot chocolate and cupcakes complete with golden horns.

Where: Magical Dessert Bar, 2646 Elm St.

Cost: Free

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Dec. 22

Giving back

Support the J.L. Long cheer squad at Snowbaby’s gingerbread house making competition. Fuel your creativity with a sweet treat, and Snowbaby will donate 10 percent of the sale to the squad.

Where: Snowbaby, 6404 Gaston Ave.

Cost: Free

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Cory Morrow

Tired of Christmas music? There’s no guarantee that country musician Cory Morrow won’t play a holiday tune, but it’s a safe bet you’ll hear tracks from his most recent album, “Whiskey & Pride.”

Where: Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave.

Cost: $20-$35

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Dec. 23

Holiday lights trolley tour

All aboard for the one-hour trolley tour that takes passengers to the best light displays in Dallas. It may not be the Polar Express, but there will be plenty of holiday music and candy canes along the way.

Where: 5465 E. Mockingbird Lane

Cost: $20

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