Murphy Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
– 6:30 Tree Lighting
– 8:15 Fireworks
Event is Free, however please bring a new unwrapped toy to donate to the Collin County Children’s Advocacy Center Toy Drive.
Parking: Shuttle parking is offered at the Murphy Market Place near Country Burger
Maxwell Creek HOA Holiday Party
Santa and reindeer will be there!
4PM to 6PM
Tibbals Elementary School
‘THE NUTCRACKER’ – Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and the show begins at 4 p.m. at Sachse High School, 3901 Miles Road. More than 135 ballet students will be participating in the Rowlett Dance Academy production. Tickets are $10 each. For more information, call 972 475-8269 , 972 475-8269
Now thru January 6
Gordon Lights Christmas – a synchronized music and Christmas Light Display
4665 Quincy Lane, Plano
Sun – Thurs 6PM – 10PM
Fri/Sat 6PM – 11PM
Christmas Eve / New Years Eve 6PM – 12:30AM
Donations collected will be contributed Operation Homefront
CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARADE – 9 a.m. with lineup at 7 a.m., starting at Vines High School, 1401 Highedge Drive. The parade route will head north on Independence Parkway to Parkhaven Drive, then east to Westside Drive, ending in the Plano Senior High School parking lot, 2200 Parkhaven Drive. The theme of this year’s parade, sponsored by the Plano Early Lions Club, is “The Music and Magic of Christmas.” For more information, a detailed map and entry forms, visit planotxchristmasparade.com.
CHRISTMAS ART EXHIBIT – Weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sundays at Chase Oaks Church, 281 Legacy Drive. Christians in the Visual Art’s traveling exhibit will feature images from the life of Christ, from the Annunciation to his Second Coming, portrayed by 13 artists from a variety of artistic and ethnic backgrounds. For more information, contact Greg Holmes, worship arts pastor, at 972-783-8800, 972-783-8800
KCS Holiday Express – Oak Crossing
4PM – 8 PM
Walk through the real train cars, visit Santa, inflatables, food, fun.
Arts Festival, Parade and Tree Lighting
Olde City Park – Historic Downtown Wylie
10 AM – 8 PM
Parade – 5:30 PM
Tree Lighting – 7 PM