Photo courtesy of NorthPark Center.

Gingertown Dallas

What: Originally founded in 2006 by David M. Schwarz Architects, Gingertown brings together local design, engineering and construction firms for a live gingerbread building competition. Once completed, Gingertown Dallas will be on view through December 24. Proceeds benefit Children’s Craniofacial Association.

When: the live build is Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 5 p.m. Visit Gingertown through Dec. 24

Where: NorthPark Center, Level One in Nordstrom Court

More info: NorthPark’s holiday page.

Winter Warm-Up Coat Drive with the Deubers

What: Cary and Mark Deuber host appetizers, drinks and a raffle. Bring new or gently used coats to donate to one of the many North Texas AIDS organizations supported by DIFFA.

When: Friday, Dec. 13, 6-8 p.m.

Where: Lemmon Avenue Plastic Surgery & Laser Center, 2801 Lemmon Ave., Suite 300

Holiday Sip & Shop! *Tornado Relief

What: This event funds Midway Hollow tornado relief.

When: Thursday, Dec. 12, 5:30-9:30 p.m.

Where: 10219 Hedgeway Drive

More info

Journey in Christmas

What: Experience a live nativity scene as well as a petting zoo, photo booth, face painting and cookie decorating.

When: Friday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 14, 5:30-9 p.m.

Where: Grace Bible Church, 11306 Inwood Road

More info: Tours begin every 10 minutes and take about 40 minutes. Event is free and open to the public.

Story time with Santa Claus

What: Santa shares stories about the North Pole.

When: through Dec. 23; Monday-Saturday, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday, 12 p.m.

Where: NorthPark Center, Level One in Macy’s Court


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