Hurst: Please join Mid-Cities Care Corps at the Hurst Conference Center for this year’s Festival of Friends Gala. “Come Together” as we celebrate our 34th year working to preserve the independence of senior neighbors in Northeast Tarrant County. The event will feature a live and silent auction, dinner, and dancing..
Where: Hurst Conference Center, 1601 Campus Dr, Hurst, TX 76054
When: November 5
Cost: Tickets are $40 each and can be purchased from the Mid-Cities Care Corps website or office.
Dallas: Holiday at the Arboretum featuring The 12 Days of Christmas and “The Artistry of the Nativity” Twelve elaborate 25-foot-tall Victorian gazebos placed on 66 acres are filled with the charming costumed characters, whimsical animals and winter scenes made famous by the beloved Christmas carol.
When: November 8-January 3
Where: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden DALLAS, Texas, 8525 Garland Rd. Dallas, Texas 75218 Phone: 214.515.6615
Fort Worth: Tarrant County Veterans Day Parade. As World War II and the Korean War reached their 50th anniversary, our nation commemorated our warriors’ service and sacrifice. Now we have the opportunity to do what should have been done 50 years ago: welcome our Vietnam Veterans home with honor, and thank them and their families for their service and sacrifice. The parade will have over 5,000 participants including Veterans, serving military, JROTC, School Bands, Veteran, Civic, and many more patriotic organizations and friends.
Where: Sundance Square, Fort Worth. The parade will assemble along North Main Street to the Courthouse and proceed south on Main to Sundance Square for the 11 am opening ceremony.
When: November 11
McKinney: All Day Seminar for family caregivers and health professionals. Hear experts in the field of dementia care share their knowledge about the challenges faced by the person with dementia and their caregivers. Enjoy lunch, exhibits and the opportunity to visit with others who are on the dementia journey. The day will end with a session presented by Charles McClatchey who has a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.
Where: McKinney Memorial Bible Church, Fort Worth
McKinney Memorial Bible Church, 4805 Arborlawn Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76109
When: November 14
Cost: There is no charge for family caregivers but a $20 donation is suggested. Registration for those seeking continuing education hours is $75. Six hours of continuing education will be offered to licensed nursing facility administrators, assisted living administrators, activity professionals and nurses. CEUs for professional social workers have been approved. For professionals not needing CEUs, registration is $30. Registration includes lunch.
Phone: Register by calling 800-272-3900
Mesquite: A delightful way to remember jazz and some of the most famous artists: Ella Fiszherald, -Billie Holiday, Natalie Cole and Duke Ellington. Hear the music that you have loved for years! Presenter: Sherna Armstrong. Mezzo-Soprano and Lecturer.
Where: Christian Care, Greenway Village, 948 Wiggins Parkway, Mesquite, TX
When: November 16
Dallas: Chi Omega Christmas Market 2015. The Chi Omega Christmas Market is a unique shopping experience that offers gifts for every age. Shop from more than 175 handpicked vendors from around the country with hard-to-find items, including jewelry, home decor, women’s fashion, toys, holiday decor, food and drinks, items for entertaining and original art.
Where: Centennial Hall in Fair Park DALLAS, Texas
When: November 18-21
Dallas: The Trains at NorthPark The most elaborate toy trains exhibit in Texas, The Trains at NorthPark includes trains rolling across 1,600 feet of track on a journey across America, including beautiful cityscapes of Dallas, New York, Route 66, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge and other highlights.
Where: NorthPark Shopping Center.
When: November 21-January 3
Time: Saturday, November 21st through Sunday, January 3rd
Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 9 pm, Sunday, 12 pm to 6 pm
Cost: $7.00 for adults, $3.00 for children (ages 2 – 12) and senior citizens (age 65 and older)
Children under 2 admitted free.
Frisco: Christmas in the Square. Christmas in the Square draws over than 665,000 visitors annually. Families, friends and holiday guests from through-out north Texas, the D/FW Metroplex and southern Oklahoma came and enjoyed the spectacular show. Lights! Music! Snow!
Where: Frisco Square FRISCO, Texas|
When: November 27-January 2
Grapevine: North Pole Express Enjoy a fun-filled, 30-minute ride on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s holiday-themed train. Head down the tracks aboard the North Pole Express, complete with carols, stories, elves and a visit to Santa’s workshop where you might just see Santa.
Where: Grapevine Vintage Railroad GRAPEVINE, Texas
When: November 27-29, December 4-6, 11-13, 18-20
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents Home for the Holidays: Once again, it’s a holly, jolly Christmas at the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Enjoy your favorite songs of the season,
then sing-along with the orchestra in the only place in Texas where
snow flurries are guaranteed!
Where: Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth Texas
When: November 27-29