Ring in the new year with live music, set goals for 2019 and more Richardson events happening in late December and early January

Shen Yun Performing Arts is coming to the Long Center in January.

Shen Yun Performing Arts is coming to the Long Center in January.

Events in Richardson over the next month will celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of another.

Dec. 31

Have a happy blue year at Six Springs Tavern

Six Springs Tavern will ring in 2019 with live performances by Dallas blues artists, including Mike Morgan and The Crawl, Shawn Pittman and more. 7:30 p.m.-midnight. $20-$25.147 N. Plano Road. 469-917-3040. Tickets can be purchased at www.sixspringslive.com.

Greet 2019 with goat yoga

Goat Yoga Richardson holds a special New Year’s Eve session with coffee and cocoa. Patio heaters and a fire pit keep the area warm during class, but participants should dress for cold weather. Yoga mats are provided. 10:30-11:30 a.m. $18. 446 Highland Blvd. 469-316-1052. Tickets are available on www.eventbrite.com.

Jan. 3-6

Experience Chinese dance

Shen Yun Performing Arts performs classical Chinese with orchestral accompaniment and solo performers at the Eisemann Center. 7:30 p.m. (Thu.-Fri.), 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. (Sat.), 2 p.m. (Sun.). $80-$150. 2351 Performance Drive. 972-744-4650. www.eisemanncenter.com

Jan. 5

Envision a successful 2019

The Lemonade Lounge hosts this three-hour goal-setting workshop at which guests can create a vision board for 2019 while enjoying music, brunch, mimosas and prize baskets. Noon-4 p.m. $45. 1411 E. Campbell Road, Ste. 1200.
214-600-8005. Tickets are available on www.eventbrite.com.

Jan. 8

Children return to school

Both Plano and Richardson ISD students resume classes Jan. 8 after winter break. All RISD offices will be closed Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1; all Plano ISD administration buildings will be closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1. For more information on RISD closures, visit www.risd.org. Visit
www.pisd.edu for Plano ISD inquiries.

By Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.