Wash away 2018 with an ice bath for a good cause. Hypnotic Donuts and the Dallas Fraternal Order of Eagles host this year’s plunge into icy water. Swim the length of the pool and then enjoy some warm food and beverages.
Where: Dallas Fraternal Order of Eagles, 8500 Arturo Drive
More info: facebook.com/events
New Year’s Kirtan
Ring in the New Year with a five-day event to promote meditation and unity organized by the Radha Kalachandji Hare Krishna Temple. The festival ends with a flower ceremony in which 25,000 rose petals will be showered on participants.
Where: Radha Kalachandji Hare Krishna Temple, 5430 Gurley Ave.
Cost: $40 for a one-day pass
More info: kirtan50.com
Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Dinner
You don’t have to travel to 221B Baker St. in London to celebrate the detective’s birthday. Mark the occasion with a mystery and a meal, beginning at 6 p.m.
Where: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road
More info: dallasarboretum.org
Expect an open bar, silent auction and live music from an ’80s cover band to benefit an outdoor science classroom at Geneva Heights Elementary.
Where: Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave.
More info: pregeneva.com
Night at the Museum
Wake up next to a T-Rex at this Perot Museum sleepover for Lakewood Elementary students and their dads.
Where: Perot Museum, 2201 N. Field St.
More info: foldallas.org
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