1. Santa Claus Crawl - 5-9 p.m.
The first Santa Claus Crawl will feature holiday drink recipes served by downtown businesses. Purchase a commemorative Santa Claus mug, then stroll downtown Hutto shopping and sipping at the stores. Check in will be in front of Henrietta the Hippo on East Street. Festive attire is encouraged, and an after-party and costume contest will be held at The Downtown Hall of Fame and Snuffy’s Place. Donations to Orange Santa. Cost: $10. Downtown Hutto. 512-759-4029 www.facebook.com/events/1221756687867783/
2. Elf at Flix Brewhouse - 6:15 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Elf, starring Will Ferrell and Zoey Deschanel, is a movie about an extraordinarily large elf (Ferrell) raised in a community of elves at the North Pole, sent to the United States where he meets a department store clerk (Deschanel) while in search for his true identity. Rated PG. Cost: $5 per ticket. 2200 S I-35, Round Rock. 512-244-3549. www.flixbrewhouse.com
3. Christmas Family Night - 6:30-10:30 p.m.
The annual holiday celebration will return to its original location on Main Street. Festivities will include live music, dancers, candle-making, carriage rides, game boots, Frosty the Snowman, Santa Claus and more. Cost: Free. Main Street, Round Rock. 512-341-3361. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/christmas-family-night-3/
4. The Polar Express Pajama Storytime - 7 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Round Rock will host its annual holiday storytime, where children are encouraged to come dressed in pajamas and listen to a reading of The Polar Express and participate in activities. Cost: Free. 2701 Parker Road, Building A, Ste. 700, Round Rock. 512-600-0088. https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2009
5. Winter Wonderland Craft Show - 9 a.m-5 p.m.
Calvary Apostolic Church will host their first annual Winter Wonderland Craft show featuring hand crafts, holiday decor, children’s items, furniture and more. Cost: Admission is free. 2701 Sam Bass Road, Round Rock. 512-816-0562. www.calvaryapostolic.org
6. Santa Paws at Hanovers - 12-4 p.m.
Santa Paws is coming to Hanovers Draught Haus. Bring in the furries to get their holiday wishes heard and capture them in pictures with Mr. Paws. In addition to photos, there will be canine candy canes and a silent auction. Cost: Free. 108 East Main Street, Pflugerville. 512-969-5027. www.hanoversaustin.com/santa-paws-is-coming-to-town/
7. Pflugerville Pfestival of Lights and Christmas Parade - 5-8 p.m. - CANCELED DUE TO FORECASTED INCLEMENT WEATHER
Presented by the Pflugerville parks and Recreation Department in partnership with the Knights of Columbus Council 10373, the public is invited to attend the Knights of Columbus Christmas parade to begin at 5 p.m. followed by a festival that will include lights and live music. Cost: Free. Railroad Avenue and Main Street, downtown Pflugerville. 512-990-6113. www.pflugervilletx.gov/index.aspx?nid=1038
8. Annual Tree Lighting at The Gin - 5-8 p.m.
The annual holiday event will feature crafts hosted by local churches and organizations, a movie at The Gin, holiday music and hot cocoa. Cost: Free. 420 Hwy. 79 Hutto. 512-759-4030. www.huttotx.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=5805&month=12&year=2016&day=1&calType=0
9. It’s a Wonderful Life Radiocast - 8 p.m.
The Penfold Theatre performance takes audiences to a 1946 radio broadcast of the story It’s a Wonderful Life. Through Dec. 23. Cost: $23-$25. Old Settlers Hall, 3300 E. Palm Valley Boulevard, Round Rock. 512-850-4849. http://siteline.vendini.com/site/penfoldtheatre.org/event/2b28374f5fd2b5a9e4c717d913a1ea8b
10. Vintage Christmas at Heritage House - 1-5 p.m.
The Heritage House Museum Partners hosts Vintage Christmas at the historic Heritage House Museum. Patrons can tour the museum and vintage toy display. Quilts will be for sale from the Pflugerville Quilt Guild, and there will be pictures with Santa. Cost: Free. 901 Old Austin Hutto Road, Pflugerville. 512-990-6377. www.pflugervilletx.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=19505&month=12&year=2016&day=4&calType=0