Blake Powers – #WeekendThangsToDoInDFW: Nov. 20-22

Friday

  • 6th Annual Addison Circle Tree Lighting – at Beckert Park. See http://addisontexas.net/
  • Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz – 7:30 – American Airlines Center
  • 32nd Annual Beaujolais and Beyond Wine Festival  – ticket price includes: Commemorative Wine Glass, Wine & Food tasting, Entertainment, Silent Auction and more. Guests must be 21 years of age and have a valid photo ID. Tickets are non-refundable. At Irving Convention Center – Las Colinas. See http://www.faccdallas.com/events/calendar-of-events/event/d/32nd-annual-beaujolais-and-beyond-wine-festival/

 

Friday – Sunday 

  • DFW Auto Show – according to their website, “For more than 50 years, the DFW Auto Show in Fort Worth has been a “must see” event where consumers are treated to the ideal opportunity to “kick some tires” and compare pricing of vehicles from almost every manufacturer, all under one roof. Auto Show attendees can also shop in the Allied Exhibit Area.” See http://www.ftworthautoshow.com/

 

Saturday

  • Dallas Stars vs. Buffalo Sabres – 7:30 – American Airlines Center

 

Saturday – Jan. 3

  • The Trains at NorthPark Center have returned! – See http://www.northparkcenter.com/

 

Sunday 

  • Lights At Legacy – Get to the event early at 2pm | Watch Happy Feet with Santa Claus at The Angelika Film Center. Purchase your $5 ticket at The Angelika or visit the ticket link below at angelikafilmcenter.com/plano. This event will sell out!4pm | Exclusive Swag Bags will be available to the first 200 guests who visit The Shops at Legacy booth. Lucky recipients will receive a surprise gift card in their bag!4pm – 7pm | Continue the Holiday Celebration as you join us at #LightsAtLegacy after the movie.Santa Photos will be available with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Children’s Health, ride our Christmas Train and enjoy live entertainment, craft activities with Mrs. Claus, balloon animals, face painting, caricature artists, magic with Mr. Scrooge, Christmas parade plus the lighting of the sixty five foot tree!Call 469-467-9995 for additional details. https://www.facebook.com/events/161399147539379/
  • Ft. Worth’s 33rd Annual 2015 Parade of Lights – according to their website, “It’s a day filled with exciting things to do throughout Downtown, from taking care of your holiday shopping in Sundance Square to dining out in some of the finest restaurants in Fort Worth, all while enjoying the holiday spirit of the country’s top holiday parade, and the lighting of the Sundance Square Christmas Tree immediately following the parade. More details at http://www.fortworthparadeoflights.org/parade-information/program-and-schedule/

Now – Dec. 6

  • Peter Pan 360 – Peter, Wendy, Michael and John will fly right over heads in the AT&T Performing Arts Center presentation of Peter Pan that will take place in a 1,500-seat theater in the round in a 100-foot-high tent in the Dallas Arts District at San Jacinto and Good-Latimer between the Pearl DART Station and AT&T PAC. Aimed at ages 5 and older, this adaptation of the J.M. Barrie story about the boy who won’t grow up sports live actors, original music, immersive CGI projection and puppets. Choreography and movement are by Gypsy Snider, who designed the circus moves for the Tony Award-winning 2013 revival of Pippin. AT&T Performing Arts Center – 2403 Flora St. Dallas, TX 75204. See http://www.attpac.org/on-sale/2015/peter-pan-360/

 

Now – Jan. 3

  • The 12 Days Of Christmas at Dallas Arboretum – Celebrate the holidays with this centerpiece exhibit featuring a collection of 25-foot Victorian gazebos filled with the costumed characters and animals made famous by the beloved Christmas carol. Each gazebo will be encased in glass and decorated on all sides to provide a dramatic, three-dimensional experience, featuring mechanical parts and festive music that will assist in bringing the characters to an even more life-like state. Enjoy the .75-mile walk through the garden exhibit, as you witness these handcrafted gazebos spread across our winter wonderland.On select evenings, the garden will remain open for extended hours for The 12 Days at Night, where we will showcase the beautifully illuminated gazebos for magical nighttime viewing. During this time, visitors will be even further immersed in the Victorian-era holiday theme as they enjoy live carolers and holiday themed treats.The evening schedule is Sundays through Thursdays, Nov. 8 through Jan. 3, plus Nov. 27, Nov. 28, Dec. 4, Dec. 18, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.Admission is $10 per ticket Nov. 15-19. From Nov. 22 through Jan. 3, night-time admission is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors 65 and older, $10 for children 3-12, and free for children two and under. Parking is included with evening admission. Day-time admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors 65 and older, $10 for children 3-12, and free for children two and under. Additional cost of $3 per person for entrance into the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden. On-site parking is $15; pre-purchased online parking is $8. 8525 Garland Road Dallas, TX 75218
  • Lone Star Christmas at The Gaylord Texan – according to their website, the magic of the Christmas season comes to life at Gaylord Texan Resort. You and your family will marvel at dozens of lavish Lone Star Christmas displays that include more than 2 million twinkling lights and acres of larger-than-life decorations. Enjoy heartwarming visits with Santa, ICE! featuring an all new theme – Christmas Around the World – as well as Snow Tubing, Milk & Cookies with Mrs. Claus, The Elf on the Shelf® Scavenger Hunt and other exclusive holiday events and attractions to get you in the spirit of the season! See http://bit.ly/1nt6l5P

 

Have a great weekend and share this issue of “Weekend Thangs To Do In DFW: Nov. 20-22 with family and friends!

Source: Blake Powers

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