Poet Langston Hughes’ adaptation of the Christmas story is brought to life through gospel music, dance and poetry. The family friendly production is a TeCo Theatrical Productions tradition.
Bishop Arts Theatre Center, 215 S. Tyler, 214.948.0716, bishopartstheatre.org, $12-$18
Jingle Bells on Bishop
Every weekend of December is Jingle Bells on Bishop. Shop local, take pictures with Santa and enjoy neighborhood specials.
Bishop Arts District, Bishop at Seventh, bishopartsdistrict.com
The South Pole at Chicken Scratch, from noon-4 p.m., includes an appearance from Santa, a petting zoo, music and more. Photos with Santa cost $35 for a 4×6 print and download access to multiple shots.
Chicken Scratch, 2303 Pittman, 214.749.1112, cs-tf.com
The podcast “Up and Vanished,” which investigated the 2005 disappearance of Tara Grinstead, a former beauty queen and high school teacher, will host its live tour at the Texas Theatre. Unseen video and a live question and answer with the hosts are part of the 8 p.m. show.
The Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson, 214.948.1546, thetexastheatre.com, $29.50
The Winnetka Heights Holiday Home Tour features six Prairie-style and craftsman bungalows throughout the historic district. This year, the tour celebrates its 31st anniversary.
Various locations, Winnetka Heights, whhometour.org, $15-$30
The 1990s tribute band Lithium will bring back the old favorites at the Foundry. Grab a drink and chicken biscuit to enjoy this 8 p.m. show.
The Foundry, 2303 Pittman, 214.749.1112, cs-tf.com, free
TexMex Holiday Fiesta
Grammy award winning band Los Texmaniacs will perform Christmas classics with a Tex-Mex twist at the Kessler Theater. The show is at 8 p.m.
The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis, 214.272.8346, thekessler.org, $32-$48