The holiday season will kickoff in downtown Plano this weekend with Dickens Downtown Plano, holiday-themed plays and performances begin in various Plano theaters, and here is where you can find them:

  1. Celebrate holiday season in downtown Plano

The Downtown Plano Arts District will host a tree-lighting ceremony, snow tubing and ice sculptures at its holiday event, Dickens Downtown Plano. The event will also include a car show from the DFW Camaro Club.


2. Purchase crafts and services at Mystic Mandala's Holistic Festival of Life
Mystic Mandala’s sixth Holistic Festival of Life will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday at the Plano Event Center, 2000 E. Spring Creek Parkway. The festival will hold live music performances and yoga sessions. Attendees can also purchase handmade crafts and services from a list of over 120 vendors.

3. Holiday-themed performances begin in Plano this weekend
On Dec. 1-3 and 8-9, the recently-opened Willow Bend Center for the Arts will put on a production of A Charlie Brown Christmas. The theater is located at 6121 W. Park Blvd., Ste. B216 at the Shops at Willow Bend in Plano.

On Dec. 1-2 and 8-10, Genesis Children's Theatre will put on a production of A Christmas Carol. The theater is located at 3100, Independence Parkway, Ste. 324B, Plano.