Photography courtesy NorthPark Center

Through Jan. 6

Holiday trains

The Trains at NorthPark delight children of all ages, and they benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas. Since 1987, the trains have raised more than $13 million for the nonprofit. $2-$4.

Where: NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expressway

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Dec. 2

Hanukkah Hoopla

Explore local and unique vendors, partake in family activities and indulge in delicious kosher food at Hanukkah Hoopla 2018, from 1-5:30 p.m. Free.

Where: The Jewish Community Center, 7900 Northaven Road

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Dec. 5

Rhyme time

Eric Nadel, Preston Hollow neighbor and the Texas Rangers’ radio announcer, releases a book of rhymes, “LIM-ERIC! Whimsical Rhymes from the Voice of the Texas Rangers and his Friends.” Pedigo’s Magic Pilsner, Whitney Rose and Joshua Ray Walker perform at his book-release party. A portion of the proceeds go to the Texas Rangers Foundation, which is dedicated to improving the lives of children in North Texas. $20-$320.

Where: The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis St.

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Dec. 9

Light the trail

Santa Claus makes an appearance at the Friends of Northaven Trail’s annual holiday event from 5:30-7 p.m. Free.

Where: Northaven Trail at Edgemere Road

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Dec. 12

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert

Expect holiday favorites and sing-alongs at this free concert. 

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

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