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SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts Symphony Orchestra perform works by composers Mozart and Shostakovich this Friday and Saturday at the Caruth Auditorium. Meadows faculty pianist Catharine Lysinger and guest artist Fredrica Phillip take the stage together for Mozart’s “Concerto in E-flat Major for Two Pianos.” Tickets cost $8 for students, staff and faculty, $14 for adults and $11 for seniors. Get all the details here.

The Meadows Chamber Music Honors Concert  at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday highlights the chamber music program’s wind, brass, piano and string ensembles. Held at the Caruth Auditorium, the concert is free to attend. 

Purechild clothing, established by Preston Hollow neighbor Lisa Marais, will open a pop-up shop this weekend, which benefits the One Wing Foundation. Learn more here.

Scrooge, voiced by John Hardman, delighted generations of audiences at the NorthPark Center (Photo from Facebook)

NorthPark Center’s holiday extravaganza is in full swing. If you can’t find a babysitter and still haven’t finished Christmas shopping, bring the kiddos to Storytime with Santa at 10:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, and at noon on Sunday. Santa will share festive tales about his North Pole home, and he’s also available for portraits throughout the season.

Scrooge Puppet Theatre has returned to the shopping center with newcomer Will Schutze, and Camp Gingerbread on Saturday and Sunday provides all the supplies needed for children to decorate the holiday treat. Get all the details here.

If you’re looking to explore the surrounding neighborhoods, here are four events that are filled with holiday cheer and only are a short car ride away.

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