Community Calendar: 12-26/1-1

Recurring Events

Of Our Past: Exhibition at South Dallas Cultural Center 3400 S. Fitzhugh Ave. Dallas 9 am-5 pm. Exhibit dates until 1-5-19

Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty at African American Museum 3536 Grand Ave. Dallas 10 am-5 pm. Exhibits daily until 12-31-18.

Prairie Lights Holiday Light Experience Prairie Lights at Lynn Creek Park on Joe Pool Lake 5610 Lake Ridge Pkwy. Grand Prairie 6 pm. until 12-30-18

Qualified Homebuilders Needed City of Dallas HIPP Contact: City’s Home Repair; 214-670-3644 housinginspections@dallascityhall.com Until Sept. 2019.

Holiday Lights Trolley Ride at Big D. Fun Tours 5465 E. Mockingbird Ln. Dallas 6 pm. www.bigfuntours.com Dec. 1-31, 2018

Cardio Hip Hop with Jessie Mae at J.C. Fitness L.L.C. 901 N. Polk St. Suite 370, DeSoto. Dates until 12-31-18.

Dallas in the Time of Martin Luther King, Jr. at Hall of State at Fair Park 3939 Grand Ave. Tue.-Sun. 1-5 pm. Until Jan. 27, 2019.

Dallas Zoo Lights at Dallas Zoo 650 S. R.L. Thornton Fwy. 5 pm-9 pm. Dates recurring until 1-1-19

Enchant Christmas at Globe Life Park Arlington 1000 Ballpark Way, 4 pm-10 pm. Tickets: www.mlb.com. Dates until 12-30-18.

Dallas Theatre Center Presents: Fetch Clay, Make Man. “What does it mean to be a man in America?” at Dee & Charles Wylie Studio Theatre 2400 Flora St. Dallas now until 1-13-19

Sliver Stories Storytelling Circle at Bishop Arts Theatre 215 S. Tyler St. Dallas. Weekly Free Interactive Workshops. Contact Tiffany Jackson: 214-948-0716 ext.307.

Free Health Screening at Friendship-West Baptist Church 2020 Wheatland Rd. Dallas. After each Sunday service at 8:30 am-1 pm. Location: B123.

December 26

GoGo & Gritz Party at Sandaga813 813 Exposition Ave. Dallas. 8 pm. Tickets: www.dfwjamsession.com

The Phantom of the Opera at Music Hall Fair Park Dallas 909 1st Ave. 7:30 pm.

Dallas Mavericks vs. New Orleans Pelicans at American Airlines Center 2500 Victory Ave. 7:30 pm

December 27

DC Youngfly at Temptations Arlington Lounge 3701 S. Cooper St. 8 pm-2 am. Tickets: via Eventbrite

Kwanzaafest 2018 at DeSoto Civic Center Bluebonnet Room 211 E. Pleasant Run Rd. 6 pm-9 pm. Free Admission with can goods for DeSoto Food Pantry.

Senior Line Dancing at Latino Cultural Center 2600 Live Oak St. Dallas. 10 am-12 pm.

Paws N’ Claws at Enchant Christmas 1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington 5 pm-10 pm.

December 28

Shelly Carrol at Chocolate Secrets 3926 Oak Lawn Ave. Dallas 7:30 pm-11 pm. Tickets: via Eventbrite.

Celebrity Paint & Wine Party at AC Hotel Downtown Dallas 1712 Commerce St. 7 pm-10 pm Tickets: www.raytennyson.com

One Nation Under a Groove: Freedom & Funk Concert Reloaded at The Free Man 2626 Commerce St. Dallas 10 pm-12 am. Tickets: www.vke.ticketleap.com

Fourth Fridays Concert Featuring; BIFF Band at DeSoto Corner Theatre 211 E. Pleasant Run Rd. 8 pm-11 pm. Free Concert.

December 28-31

New Year’s Eve with Tony Rock at Addison Improv 4980 Belt Line Rd. #250. Times vary Tickets: www.improvaddison.com

December 29

Lyfe Jennings at The House of Blues 2200 N. Lamar St. Dallas. 8 pm.

SEE Vision Planning & Release! At Southside on Lamar 1409 S. Lamar St. Dallas. 10 am-2 pm.

Photo Shoot Fashion Show at FITNZ 360 4312 Live Oak St. Dallas. 4:30 pm-6 pm. Tickets: via Eventbrite.

December 30

Sankofa Sunday’s Healthy Eating at Sankofa Kitchen 3333 W. Camp Wisdom Rd. Dallas 12 pm-4 pm

Pre New Year’s Eve Smooth Jazz Day Party Feat: Natural Change at Dallas C Complex-Mercury Studios 6301 Riverside

Dr. Irving Building #4 stage #123. 5 pm-10 pm

#Gold’s Vision Board Party! at Sweet Dance Movement 3207 W. Camp Wisdom Rd. Dallas. 3 pm-5 pm. Eventbrite.

Neo Soul Sundays at Blue Martini Feat: Tomea N’ Nem. Blue Martini Plano 7301 Lone Star Dr. #A-110. 4 pm-11 pm.

December 30 & 31

NYE 2019 Smooth Jazz Weekend Dallas Jazz Series at Hilton Garden Inn Downtown 400 N. Ervay #130455, Dallas 12-30 at 7 pm until 1-1 at 1 am. Room packages available.

New Year’s Eve Weekend at The Potter’s House of North Dallas 10501 Main St. Frisco. 30th 9 & 11:30 am 31st 7 pm.

 

December 31

Triple Crown NYE 2019 at Union Station 400 S. Houston St. Dallas 8 pm-2 am. www.eventbrite.com

Gary Owen DFW-NYE Takeover III at The Theatre at Grand Prairie 101 Performance Pl. 9 pm Doors open at 8 pm.

Night Watch Worship Service at Friendship-West Baptist Church 2020 Wheatland Rd. Dallas. 7 pm & 10 pm. Tickets: Eventbrite.

FSD New Year’s Eve Party at Forever Swing Dallas Event Venue 2021 N. Hampton #175. DeSoto. 9 pm-3 am.

Watch Night Service at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church 1819 N. Washington Ave. Dallas. 10 pm-12 am

NYE ‘Watch Night’ Celebration 2018 Feat: Angela Blair-Jefferies. Pastors Shaun and Marian Rabb at New Light Church 9314 Elam Rd. Dallas. Doors open at 9 pm. Service at 10 pm.

Mystique at the Mansion-Frisco Verona Villa 6591 Dallas Parkway. 9 pm-2 am.

Men’s Huddle Fellowship at Sankofa Kitchen 3333 W. Camp Wisdom #118, Dallas. 6:30 pm. All men are invited.

January 1

CATER to you Tuesdays at Allure Cigar & Jazz Lounge 110 S. Cockrell Hill, DeSoto. 6 pm-11:59 pm.

First Day Hike at Cedar Hill State Park – Texas Parks and Wildlife 1570 FM-1382 W. 2 pm-3 pm. Start the New Year right with a 1-mile hike with a Park Ranger!

Dallas Zoo Lights at Dallas Zoo 650 S. R.L. Thornton Fwy. 5 pm-9 pm.

Sherna Armstrong Band Live at The Free Man Cajun Café & Lounge 2626 Commerce St. Dallas. 7 pm-10 pm.

Bowl Games—Fiesta, Rose & Sugar Bowls—at Lava Cantina The Colony 5805 Grandscape Blvd. 11:30 am.