Things To Do: December Edition

Holiday in the National Parks: Christmas at the White House 2007
When: Nov. 21 – Jan. 5
Where: The George W. Bush Presidential Center
Cost: Included with the price of admission
Get a peek into what the holidays looked like in the White House during the Bush years. The exhibit examines First Lady Laura Bush’s visits in support of National Parks. It features a replica of the Blue Room Christmas Tree with 347 hand-painted ornaments featuring scenes of the National Parks. Go to

The Christmas Village
When: Nov.29 – Dec. 3
Where: The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
Cost: Included with the price of admission
Park Cities residents Pauline and Austin Neuhoff donated a Christmas Village that includes a bakery, candy shop, and Santa’s house. Visit

Espresso Nutcracker
When: Dec. 13
Where: Majestic Theater
Cost: $22.50-$32.50
The Dallas Black Dance Academy presents its second annual performance of Espresso Nutcracker, a different take on the tale. For one night only, see a jazz-inspired version of the original music by Tchaikovsky alongside Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite. Visit or call 214-880-0202.

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