Happy Happy Thanksgiving, my Snitches! I hope you have an amazing weekend doing what you love with those you love the most. Or in the very least, I hope you’re eating what you love. At any rate, you do you!
Please open your hearts to the less fortunate and donate or spend some time helping in your committee. If you’re not sure where to start, be sure read our post on over 10+ places to volunteer or donate for Thanksgiving – get the whole family involved or just head out yourself. You’ll totally feel better knowing you did your part.
Want to get started with your holiday cheer? Check out our post on the great places to see holiday lights and holiday events around the DFW area. Perfect for those AFTER Thanksgiving hours where you need to move or your body will fall into a coma. There’s something for everyone – whether you want to do a drive-through, a carriage ride, or even a walk through hundreds of LED lit trees!
#SnitchList Weekend Guide 11/24 – 11/27
The Trains at NorthPark benefiting Ronald McDonald House
Nov 19 – Jan 8
The most elaborate miniature toy trains exhibit in Texas, The Trains at NorthPark features trains rolling across 1,800 feet of track on a journey across America. Cityscapes include New York City’s Time Square and Grand Central Station, Washington D.C.’s White House, New England’s fall foliage, the Grand Canyon, Route 66, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, Albuquerque’s hot air balloons, and of course, Dallas’ Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, State Fair of Texas, Cotton Bowl, Perot Museum, Southern Methodist University and more. Gets tickets here. The exhibit encompasses train-themed environments, with all the trimmings of the holiday train travel experience – steam engines, coach cars, a ticket booth and a train station.
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Perot Museum Exhibit: Giant Gems of the Smithsonian
Sept 9 – Jan 17
A new exhibit at the Perot Museum: the wonders of Giant Gems of the Smithsonian. Get an up-close look at some of the coolest gems including 30 SUPER sized gems like a 10 pound topaz and huge emerald diamond necklace! Included with general admission to the Museum
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Gaylord Texan ICE
Nov 10 – Jan 1
If you haven’t been to ICE! You totally have to check it out. It’s an amazing walk-through wonderland that is completely made of ice! It’s cold – 9 degrees – so be sure to dress warmly under the coats they let you borrow. It’s 2 million pounds of ice that is sculpted into hand-carved sculptures, and they have 5 2-story tall ice slides that you can slide down.
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12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS at the Dallas Arboretum
Nov 6 – Jan 9
Dallas’ favorite holiday tradition just got brighter! Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with Holiday at the Arboretum, featuring the return of the magnificent The 12 Days of Christmas outdoor exhibit, open every weekend for the first time ever. Experience the magic of 500,000 lights throughout the garden 25′ Victorian style gazebos filled charming, costumed characters, whimsical animals and music my famous be the classic carol. A variety of holiday music is provided throughout the garden. Seasonal sweet and savory treats and hot beverages for children and adults are available for purchase.
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