Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the month of December.
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Christmas parade to be held in Flower Mound
The town’s 28th annual Christmas Parade’s theme is “Christmas Around the World.” The lighted floats travel down Spinks Road to Gerault Park in Flower Mound. At Gerault Park there is a tree-lighting ceremony with choir performances, pictures with Santa Claus, carriage rides, children’s activities, a petting zoo, vendors and food trucks. 6-9 p.m. Free. Gerault Park, 1200 Gerault Road, Flower Mound. 972-874-6276. www.flower-mound.com
C&C Art helps guests to create art in Castle Hills
Guests email C&C Art, which is a mobile art studio, a photo of a pet or person to turn into pop art. Guests, with the help of professional artists, draw on a 16×20 canvas to create a painting. No experience is necessary. All supplies needed for the painting are provided. Artists choose their own colors. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $75. T.B.D. Kitchen, 2560 King Arthur Blvd., Ste. 102, Lewisville. 972-679-1135. www.candcart.com
Enjoy Christmas carols, cabin on Lewisville Lake
Take a trip back to an 1870s Christmas with a tour of the historic Minor-Porter Log Cabin. Guests make a corn husk doll or an ornament to take home, create a hand-dipped candle, enjoy carols, sip hot cider by the campfire and more. Visitors can arrive at any time. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Lewisville Lake Environmental Lake Area, 201 E. Jones St., Lewisville. 972-219-3550. www.llela.org
Lewisville Civic Chorale sings Christmas songs
The performance includes Christmas songs, such as “Christmas Time is Here,” “The Christmas Song” and “The Christmas Waltz” as well as many Christmas carols. 7 p.m. (Sat., Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville); 3 p.m. (Sun., Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 602 N. Old Orchard Lane, Lewisville). $5 (students), $10 (seniors), $15 (adults), $30 (family). www.lewisvillecivicchorale.com
Santa Claus visits Highland Village
Santa Claus, along with the Highland Village firefighters, tours the neighborhoods of Highland Village. Each day the of the tour the fire department posts a map on its Facebook page of the neighborhoods Santa is visiting. Because Santa is riding with the fire department, times may vary due to emergency calls. 6-8:30 p.m. Free. 972-317-0890. www.facebook.com/events/1184627411668135