Looking for something fun to do with your family this weekend? There are 5 great options below. For more check the PAM Calendar. And check these posts out for ideas too – Visiting Santa in the Plano Area, Best Christmas Light Displays.

Christmas Dallas 2006

Dickens in Plano
Downtown Plano
Friday 6-10pm
Several stages of entertainment including singing and dancing by local dance companies, high schools and church groups. Stores open late. Concessions. Tree lighting at 7pm A special Santa mailbox will be installed in Haggard Park near the Interurban Railway Museum for children who would like to write a letter to Santa. Santa will visit with children at his house on J Place from 6:30 – 9:30pm.

Christmas Parades
Saturday
10am: Dallas
5:45pm: The Colony
7:30pm: Wylie

Lantern Light
Saturday 3-8pm
Heritage Farmstead Museum, Plano
This unique experience will include tours of the holiday exhibit in the Farrell Wilson House, Children’s Crafts in the One Room School House, Wagon Rides, Candle dipping, Historic Demonstrations, Storytelling, Songs of the Season in the historic Pole Barn, delicious treats and photos with Santa. This year we will introduce a new exhibit hosted by the Dallas Costumers Guild and will feature 3 (30 minute) presentations “Dressing for the Holidays: Historic Fashion Trends.” $10.00 for adults, $5.00 children(children 2 and under are free), discounts for advanced registration

Old Fashioned Christmas
A W Perry Homestead Museum, Carrollton
Saturday 6-8:30pm
Victorian carolers and Santa Claus will be spreading holiday cheer. Enjoy cookies, hot chocolate, ornament making, and even a petting zoo at our annual event to welcome the season! Bring the whole family to this popular celebration. Walk through the historic 1909 home to see its festive decorations. Informal tours available throughout the evening. Free.

Sounds of the Holidays
McKinney Performing Arts Center
Sunday 4-6pm
Enjoy an afternoon of holiday memories as the McKinney Community Band shares sounds of Christmas and more!