1.What: Friends of Northaven Trail Light the Trail Party-hat

Enjoy pizza from Urban Crust, desserts from Corner Bakery, a visit from Santa Claus with gifts for kids, menorah lighting, holiday songs by the Hillcrest Band, a visit from a historic Dallas Fire Truck, 311 Dallas, Park Rangers and more. Buy raffle tickets to help raise funds for trail amenities, enhancements, safety, and events. Tickets are $10 each or 6 for $50.

When: Sunday, Dec. 9, 5:30 p.m.

Where: Northaven Trail at Edgemere

2. What: Ida Mae Home will host an art show featuring local contemporary artist Sloane Phillips. Sloane will showcase a collection of paintings in her eclectic style, which range from soothing to vibrant.

When: through Dec. 6

Where: Preston Royal Village, 6025 Royal Ln

3. What: Dallas Sympony Orchestra Holiday ConcertNot only are the trains amazing but they benefit the Ronald McDonald House.

When: Dec. 12

Where: NorthPark’s NorthCourt on Level One between Northstrom and Macy’s.

4. What: Join the Dallas Historical Society as E.R. Bills discusses his latest book Texas Far & Wide. Bills is a freelance writer and journalist who received a degree in journalism from Texas State University. Born in Fort Worth and raised in Aledo, he is the author of several books and his work has appeared in Fort Worth Weekly, Fort Worth Weekly, Fort Worth Magazine, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Austin American-Statesman and numerous other publications. Free.

When: Dec. 11, 12-1 p.m.

Where: Hall of State in Fair Park, 3939 Grand Avenue

5. What: Visit with Santa at NorthPark

When: through Dec. 24, Monday-Saturday, 10:30 a.m.. Sunday: 12 p.m. Christmas Eve 10: am.

Where: Level One in Macy’s Court

6. What: Make the holiday season a memorable one for those in need by giving presents, clothing and necessities through the Salvation Army Angel Tree. Choose an Angel by December 7 and drop off your gift by December 9, and the Salvation Army will deliver it in time for Christmas.

When: through Dec. 7

Where: Level one near Macy’s, NorthPark



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