12 things to do in December around Oak Cliff

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Winnetka Heights Home Tour

Dec. 6
Holiday Home Tour
Six Winnetka Heights homes, all decked out for the holidays, are on this 28th annual tour, which starts at Turner House. Pedicabs will be available to carry participants from home to home. Tickets cost $12 in advance or $15 at the door, and $30 VIP tickets include a champagne reception from noon-1 p.m. and a second glass of champagne and sweets at the “secret seventh house.”
Turner House, 401 N. Rosemont, whhometour.org

Through Jan. 5
Place Pavilion: Sound Booth
Davis Foundry gallery presents this exhibit from artists Joshua M. Nason, Jonathan Essary and Elizabeth Hurtado.
Davis Foundry, 509 W. Davis, 214.948.6969

Dec. 2
The Church of Stop Shopping
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff hosts a free screening of “What Would Jesus Buy?” a comedic documentary from Morgan Spurlock (“Supersize Me”). The film, which shows at 7 p.m., explores the commercialization of Christmas.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff, 3839 W. Kiest, firsttuesdayfilms.org

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Dec. 5-6
Jingle Bells on Bishop
Every first weekend of December is Jingle Bells on Bishop. Shop local, take pictures with Santa and take advantage of neighborhood specials.
Bishop Arts District, Bishop at Seventh, bishopartsdistrict.com

Dec. 5-Jan. 10
Virgin of Guadalupe
The Oak Cliff Cultural Center’s 19th annual Virgen de Guadalupe art exhibit features work from local artists. An artists’ reception is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday

Dec. 13.
Oak Cliff Cultural Center, 223 W. Jefferson, 214.670.3777

Dec. 10
Oral Fixation
This live storytelling event returns to the Texas Theatre for the theme “Outside the Box.” Storytellers include April Swartz-Larson, a lesbian who recently was crowned homecoming queen at McKinney High School. Tickets cost $25.
The Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson, 214.948.1546, oralfixationshow.com

Dec. 11-21
‘Black Nativity’
TeCo Theatrical Productions continues its tradition of producing Langston Hughes’ Christmas story. Tickets cost $15 in advance or $20 at the door.
Bishop Arts Theatre Center, 215 S. Tyler, 214.948.0716, tecotheater.org

Dec. 19
‘The Shining’
The Texas Theatre shows a winter’s tale to scare the overalls off of you, “The Shining,” with custom beer specials from Deep Ellum Brewery.
The Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson, 214.948.1546, thetexastheatre.com

Dec. 19-20
Holiday mercantile
Oil and Cotton will invite select artisans to sell their wares at this holiday sale. Pick up handmade goods for last-minute gifts.
Oil and Cotton, 837 W. Seventh, 214.942.0474, oilandcotton.com

Dec. 31
Champagne ball
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Turner House from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Tickets cost $65 or $125 per couple and include dessert and savory snacks, party favors and a midnight breakfast buffet. Proceeds benefit the Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts and the maintenance of Turner House.
Turner House, 401 N. Rosemont, 214.946.1670, turnerhouse.org

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Dec. 19
Flaco Jimenez
A living legend of conjunto music comes to the Kessler this month. Flaco Jimenez performs with Max Baca & Los Texmaniacs behind their new album, “Legends & Legacies.”
The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis, 214.272.8346, thekessler.org

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