Color photography exhibit “Lass Blumen Sprechen”

Color photography exhibit “Lass Blumen Sprechen”

Through Jan. 26
‘Let flowers speak’
Hans J. Schnitzler depicts flowers and other nature scenes in his color photography exhibit “Lass Blumen Sprechen,” or “let flowers speak,” which began in October. An award-winning and internationally displayed artist, Schnitzler was inspired to create these works while working as a research photographer at the Dallas Arboretum.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, 214.670.8749, free

Through Dec. 31
Chihuly and Arboretum holiday
Due to its popularity, the Chihuly glass exhibit was extended through the end of December. The Arboretum also hosts George Dvorsky and the Harrington family’s collections of nativity scenes, compiled over decades, which feature sets from around the world. Visitors can see the DeGolyer Mansion decorated in 1940s-era holiday cheer.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland, 214.515.6500, $9-$20

Dec. 27-Jan. 1
Circus show
Acrobats, jugglers, aerialists, clowns and dogs return with the Lone Star Circus in “Cirque Banquiste.”
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, 214.978.0110, $20-$46

Dec. 31
New Year’s Eve bash
Ring in the new year with stellar music from bands Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights and the Quaker City Night Hawks. Tickets are available online. Doors open at 8 p.m. and Jonathan Tyler takes the stage around 11:30 p.m.
Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville, 214.824.9933, $24 general, $80 VIP

Jan. 1
New Year’s run
Start the year with a brisk five-mile run at 10 a.m. The course begins at the bottom of Flag Pole Hill near Northwest Highway west of Buckner and heads north on Goforth, west on West Lawther and back.
Flag Pole Hill, 200 N. Buckner, $30

Friendship tea

Friendship tea

Jan. 7-Feb. 28
Friendship tea
Teatime includes a three-course lunch with choices such as soup, salads, pecan clusters, chocolate-covered strawberries, tea and, for a higher price, champagne in the DeGolyer Tea Room. The cost includes admission and parking. Reservations are available every day from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland, 214.515.6511, $47-$57

Yale a capella concert

Yale a capella concert

Jan. 11
Yale a capella concert
Woodrow Wilson High School alumnus Ryder Billings, now a student at Yale University, returns with his a capella singing group in tow. The Yale Alley Cats perform at Woodrow at 7 p.m. as the group tours the American Southwest. Proceeds benefit the Woodrow musical program.
Woodrow Wilson High School, 100 S. Glasgow, 972.502.4400, $10

Jan. 12
Three Kings Day
Festivities for Día de Reyes, or Three Kings Day, include an interactive performance of the three kings story and traditional Puerto Rican crafts at noon.
Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak, 214.671.0045, free

Jan. 12
Reforestation project
Join a slew of White Rock Lake supporters in planting 150-200 trees at the Stone Tables picnic area from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wear warm clothes and bring work gloves. Lunch is on the house.
For the Love of the Lake, E. Lawther and Tiffany, 214.660.1100, free

Jan. 12
Beatles night
A screening of the documentary “31 Days: The Beatles’ First American Tour” at 8 p.m. precedes the Andy Timmons Band, which takes the stage to play the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper” at 10:30 p.m. Timmons has worked, played or toured with Kiss, Paula Abdul, Olivia Newton-John, the Beach Boys and many others. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville, 214.824.9933,
$20-$35

Jan. 19
Snowman Shuffle
Throw on extra-warm clothes for the 9 a.m. 5k and 10k runs, which head north on East Lawther and return to the start at Winfrey Point. According to the website, once, in 1977, snow covered the ground on the day of the Snowman Shuffle, but not since then.
Winfrey Point, 950 E. Lawther, $25-$35

Jan. 22
True-life tales
Seven individuals share real stories about the sky, flying, airplanes, ecstatic bliss or anything related to this month’s theme, “cloud nine.” Neighborhood resident Nicole Stewart created the ongoing show “Oral Fixation: An obsession with true life tales.”
McKinney Avenue Contemporary, 3120 McKinney, 214.953.1212, $15-$20

Jan. 22-30
Spanish film festival
The center screens a different contemporary award-winning film from Spain at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 22, 23, 29 and 30.
Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak, 214.671.0045, free

‘Goodnight Moon’

‘Goodnight Moon’

Jan. 25-March 3
‘Goodnight Moon’
Watch the classic bedtime book come to life through singing, dancing and puppetry.
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, 214.978.0110, $14-$40

‘Lost Dallas’ presentation

‘Lost Dallas’ presentation

Jan. 31
‘Lost Dallas’ presentation
See a slideshow of old and bygone Dallas buildings and neighborhoods, and hear historic preservation officer Mark Doty talk about his book, “Lost Dallas.” The book features images of Lower Greenville, White Rock Lake, the Dr. Pepper National Headquarters, the Victorian Gothic Ursuline Convent and other neighborhood landmarks. Book sales benefit the City of Dallas municipal archives.
Lakewood Library, 6121 Worth, 214.670.1376, , free


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