December is in full swing! Need a pub crawl this weekend? We got one! Want to check out the best holiday movie “Christmas Vacation” in Downtown Dallas? Got that, too! Want to dress like Harry Potter and attend the Yule Ball? YUP! We even HAVE that! If you’re looking for something fun to do – check out some of the great stuff this weekend.

#Snitchlist Weekend Guide 12/8 – 12/10

12 Bars of Charity
Dec 9 6pm-11:59pm
Check out the 4th Annual 12 Bars of Charity in Uptown this weekend! The event has raised over $200,000 since it has started. The cost is $30 to join the festivities and you get a snazzy long sleeve shirt as well. They provide shuttle passes to take you to the bars where you can enjoy some great drink specials just for being part of the crawl. The charities they supports are the Friends of the Katy Trail, Dallas Margarita Socity, Leukemia Texas, The Birthday Party Project, Animal Rescue of Texas, Kidds Kids Ronald McDonald House of Dallas and Autism Speaks.
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Looking for Places to Check out Holiday Twinkling Lights?
Throughout December – Various locations
Want to get your holiday cheer on? Check out our post on the great places to see holiday lights and holiday events around the DFW area. 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!

Better Block Holiday Nachtmarket
Dec 9 6pm-10pm
Time for holiday shopping – so make it shopping local with Little D Markets! Check out the unique and sustainably made gifts at Better Block Holiday Nacthmarket. While you’re there, pick up a hot mulled wine, listen to some holiday music and shop more than 40 vendors! A fun evening for the entire family in Dallas!
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Harry Potter Magical Holiday Ball
Dec 9 7pm
Head over to the Barnes&Noble in Arlington in your fanciest muggle or wizard attire for a magical event inspired by the Yule Ball from the Harry Potter films. They will have festive holiday music, dancing and fun themed crafts. All ages are welcome, which a special family geared time from 6-8pm and more teen/adult geared time from 8-10pm.
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December Downtown Plano Art&Wine Walk
Dec 8 5pm-9pm
Enjoy shopping local and drinking wine – two of my favorite things! This month’s theme is Traditions. There is a raffle at the end of each wine walk – so make sure you stay for the drawing! Shops will have special retail and restaurant sales and discounts just for the wine tour.
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Searching for Santa at Globe Life Park
Dec 10- Dec 17 Tuesday–Saturday 10am-4pm
Check out Santa’s favorite spots in the Ballpark as it’s all decked out for the holidays while the kiddos get to enjoy a story time and the opportunity to write a letter to Santa and mail it off at the Texas “North Pole” malbox. Santa won’t be there during these dates, but he’ll be there December 17 at the kid’s zone! Rangers Captain will be there as well, and there will be a special Searching for Santa souvenir (say that five times fast), cooking decorating and much more! Details of Event

Penguin Days at the Dallas Zoo
Dec 5 – Feb 28
Even if the weather is a little colder – it’s a great time to visit the animals – get into the zoo for $7 from now until February! Check out the cute African Penguins and all the other amazing animals when it’s not blisteringly hot.
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Wanderland In Downtown Dallas
Dec 8pm-10pm
Explore the beauty that is downtown Dallas – especially during the holiday season! Check out shopping, children’s activities, movie screenings, and even Santa! They are even showing “Christmas Vacation” on Friday! Get your shopping done then visit the free gift wrapping station at Unbranded. And finish off the weekend with great live music at the Pegasus Plaza and the Majestic Theatre with the Meyerson Symphony Center and the Polyphonic Spree.
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A Season of Merriment and Melody at the George W. Bush Presidential Library
Now – Jan 8
The Library brings back a festive celebration with this special exhibit – the staff has designed and crafted vignettes depicted classic holiday songs on mantels and pier tables throughout the White House in 2004. They are bring back 12 of this amazing displays for the public to view at the Library. The also have an 18-ft recreation of the White House Christmas Tree with ornaments from 2004 as well. There will be a free musical performance in Freedom Hall on Friday, Dec 9 at 10am.
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