Looking to have some holiday-themed fun this season? Frisco has a host of events scheduled for December. From "Elf" trivia tests to a winter-themed art show, find events perfect for friends, couples and families in the list below.

Dec. 6-Jan. 7: Check out an art show

The fifth annual Winter Art Show at the Frisco Art Gallery began Dec. 6 and runs until Jan. 7. The show will feature winter-themed art from local and regional artists. A reception takes place Dec. 18, during which attendees can meet the artists and hear who the winners are of this season’s show. 2-4 p.m. (banquet). Free (admission). 8004 Dallas Parkway, Ste. 200, Frisco. www.friscotexas.gov/1318/Frisco-Art-Gallery

Through Dec. 24: Take photos with Santa

Stonebriar Centre hosts photo sessions with Santa Claus through Christmas Eve. Those who book a session online receive a free phone call from Santa. Times and availability vary by date. Prices vary. 2601 Preston Road, Frisco. www.shopstonebriar.com/en/events/pictures-with-santa-41347.html

Dec. 9: Watch a basketball game

The Texas Legends take on the Austin Spurs at the Comerica Center. The Texas Legends are part of the NBA G League and are the NBA affiliate of the Dallas Mavericks. 7:30 p.m. $10-$28. 2601 Avenue of the Stars, Frisco. https://texas.gleague.nba.com

Dec. 10: Attend Frisco StarFest

This monthly event gives attendees the chance to peer at the night sky through telescopes set up for use at Frisco Commons Park. Weather permitting, the event is hosted by the Texas Astronomical Society. The event begins at dark and ends around 10:30 p.m. Free. 8000 McKinney Road, Frisco. 214-800-6000. www.visitfrisco.com/event/frisco-starfest/62/

Dec. 16: See live music

Clark Beckham, “American Idol” runner-up from 2014, performs soul- and R&B-influenced pop music in holiday style. Seating is limited to 100 people. 7:30 p.m. (doors open), 8-9:30 p.m. (performance). $10 (residents), $15 (nonresidents). City of Frisco Vivian Stark McCallum Room, 6455 Page St., Frisco. www.visitfrisco.com/events

Dec. 16: Put your ‘Elf’ knowledge to the test

Partake in Late Night Rooftop Trivia, “Elf” edition, at Lava Cantina in The Colony. Several drink and food item specials will be available in addition to a hot chocolate bar. 10:30 p.m. (doors open), 11 p.m. (trivia begins). Free (admission). 5805 Grandscape Blvd., The Colony. https://tinyurl.com/2snee3dp

Dec. 17: Listen to songs of the season

The Plano Symphony Orchestra performs its “Home for the Holidays” concert at Frisco High School. The performance includes seasonal favorites, an audience sing-along, humor and a few surprises. The orchestra will be joined by the Plano Civic Chorus and Fela, Conductor Héctor Guzmán’s niece who starred as Nala in the Mexican production of Disney’s “The Lion King.” The mission of the orchestra is to inspire, educate, entertain and involve the youth, children and adults of the community in the enjoyment of great music. 4 p.m. $12-$22. 6401 Parkwood Blvd., Frisco. https://planosymphony.org/home-for-the-holidays

Dec. 17: Attend the Frisco Bowl

The 2022 college bowl season returns to Frisco at Toyota Stadium, where ESPN will air the Frisco Bowl game for the fifth year. As of press time, the teams who will face off in the Frisco Bowl game were scheduled to be announced Dec. 4. The Frisco Bowl is one of 17 college football games owned and operated by ESPN Events. Tickets are on sale now. A maximum of eight tickets may be purchased per person. 8:15 p.m. $25-$149. 9200 World Cup Way, Frisco. https://thefriscobowl.com/tickets

Dec.18: Celebrate Chanukah

Chabad of Frisco presents the ninth annual Community Chanukah Celebration at Simpson Plaza outside Frisco City Hall. Featuring musical entertainer from London Yudi Cohen, the event will host a giant menorah lighting, Hanukkah doughnuts, hot latkes, dreidels, gelt, crafts for kids and a bounce house. 4 p.m. Free (admission). 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco. www.chabadfrisco.org/community-chanukah-celebration

Dec. 22: Get immersed in a holiday wonderland

“Cirque Musica Holiday Wonderland” is a musical journey that takes audiences to a far-away magical land for a holiday-themed show experience. Spectators can take in acrobats, aerialists, hilarious hijinks and holiday cheer, combining the grace and athleticism of circus performers with seasonal musical favorites. 7 p.m. $25-$150. Comerica Center, 2601 Avenue of the Stars, Frisco. https://tinyurl.com/2vk7f77e

Worth the trip | Dec. 23: Enjoy a holiday light show

‘A Very Electric Christmas’ Lightwire Theater’s “A Very Electric Christmas” is coming to Courtyard Theater, featuring dancing toy soldiers, caroling worms and performing poinsettias. The story follows a young bird named Max and his family as they begin traveling south for the winter. However, when Max is blown off course, he ends up at the North Pole, where his adventure begins. Lightwire Theater features electroluminescent artistry and storytelling in complete darkness. 3 p.m., 7 p.m. ($37-$72). 1509 H Ave., Plano.www.visitplano.com/event/a-very-electric-christmas/2022-12-23/

January 2023

Jan. 3: Attend the first City Council meeting of the year

Frisco City Council meets for its first meeting of 2023 at the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center. A council work session will take place in the McCallum Room prior to the meeting. City Council meetings are open to the public, and council meets the first and third Tuesday of each month. 4-5 p.m. (work session), 6:30-9 p.m. (City Council meeting). Free. 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco. www.friscotexas.gov/585/City-Council