Monday, December 11, 2023

Santa sightings and holiday events

Santa Comes to Bartonville!
RE/MAX Elite, 3600 FM 407, Ste 185, Bartonville
Saturday, Dec. 10, from 12- 4 p.m.
Cost: Free

Come meet Santa & Mrs. Claus. There will be holiday treats, raffle prizes and photos for purchase. 940-584-0800

Painting with a Twist Open House
5810 Long Prairie Rd, Ste 600
, Flower Mound
Saturday, Dec. 10, 
1 to 5 p.m.

Check out the new space, while enjoying music, food, and more. Kids can paint a mini canvas, and you can meet the artists, too. Plus, shop custom made pieces from the artists., or call 469-240-1053

Live Nativity Hayride at Lamb of God
1401 Cross Timbers Road Flower Mound
Saturday, Dec. 10,
 from 2 to 6 p.m. or 972-539-5200
Cost: Free

The Live Nativity is an
 annual presentation 
of the Christmas
story, where the community is invited to
share this joy of
 Christmas with the church members.
 Come ride the hayride and listen to the Christmas story as it is acted out by costumed characters in live, beautiful scenes.

When the hayride is over, everyone can visit petting zoo. Or, come inside and warm up with free hot cider and cookies. Listen as musicians play favorite Christmas carols, or have your picture taken in front of the beautiful Christmas tree.

Olde Time Christmas at Bartonville Town Center
2652 FM 407, Bartonville
Saturday, Dec. 10, from 5-9 p.m.
Cost: Free

Live music from The Poor Kings, Kid’s Train, hot cocoa, face painting, carriage rides, live reindeer. 940-241-3030

Flower Mound Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting
Flower Mound CAC, 
1200 Gerault Road, Flower Mound
Saturday, Dec. 10, 5:45 to 9 p.m.
972.874.6276 or website
Cost: Free

Join the Town in celebrating
its 27th Annual Christmas
Parade! This year’s theme
will be “Candy Land
Christmas.” Following the
success of the past two years, the parade will again be at night, with lighted floats parading down Spinks Road to Gerault Park. At Gerault Park, there will be a tree lighting ceremony with choir performances, pictures with Santa Claus, carriage rides, kids’ activities, petting zoo, local vendors, food trucks and more. Dress warmly and bring the family to this fun, FREE event! For more info, call 972-874-6276, or visit:

Family Christmas at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
3601 S Garden Ridge Blvd, Flower Mound
Saturday, Dec. 10, 6 p.m.
Cost: Free

Mornings with Mommy is hosting a Family Christmas on December 10th at 6 pm. The concept for the event is to
bring the message of Christmas
down to the level of the tiniest
ones in our households. We want to give them a “peek” into the manger with an interactive Christmas message, simple songs, and a Puppet show by the Have-A-Laugh Gang. Cookies and cocoa for everyone afterwards! It will be an impactful and fun evening for the whole family.

Flower Mound Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert
Trietsch United Methodist Church
6101 Morriss Road, Flower Mound
Saturday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m.
Cost: Free; Donations appreciated

The Flower Mound Symphony celebrates the holidays with the Trietsch Memorial United Methodist Church Chancel Choir.

Marcus High School Madrigal Dinner
December 10
7 p.m.
Marcus High School
5707 Morriss Rd, Flower Mound
Cost: $27
469-948-7079 or 469-948-7080

The Marcus Choir Program
 established their rich tradition in
 December 2007. The Marcus 
cafeteria is transformed into a
 medieval castle and dining hall 
to replicate the Renaissance Feastes held in great halls throughout England. The dinner consists of multiple courses served by performers as roaming ensembles of musicians entertain.


Visit Santa at The Shops at Highland Village
Santa Claus has come to town and visiting with children young and old in his new home away from home located within our amazing 60′ Christmas Tree located in Central Park. Make plans to visit with Santa and share holiday wishes through Dec. 24. Website

Santa in Your Neighborhood Highland Village
Dec. 18 through 23, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
2016 Santa Route:

Every year Santa loves to partner with the Highland Village Fire Department during his week-long stay in Highland Village. Santa visits the fire station and rides through our city each night between 6 to 8:30 p.m. The fire department also accepts new, unwrapped toys through the middle of December to be donated to a local charity.

CTG Staff
CTG Staff
The Cross Timbers Gazette News Department

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