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20 NOVEMBER DECEMBER 2015 10 FAMILY-FUN FESTIVITIES TO CELEBRATE THE SEASON Tis the season to be jolly so put away your holiday shopping list just for a few hours and take in the magic of the sights and sounds of the season in the Saint Nick of time by Savannah Peer StaffWriter No. 1The 12 Days of Christmas at the Dallas Arboretum Many people are familiar with the twelve days of Christmas song so why not enjoy it in a three dimensional ex- perience Everyone loves holiday lights no matter how old you are and seeing over 500000 lights in one place is something that no one in the family will want to miss. For tickets and registration visit No. 2Panther Island Ice in FortWorth True its a bit of a drive but its also a long winter break. Sharpen you skating skills at Panther Island Ice beginning November 20th. FortWorths only outdoor skating rink remains open 7 days a week including all holidays through January 18th. Even thoughtTexas isnt known for outdoor winter sports Panther Island Ice is a cool way to make the most of our short winter season. No. 3Home for the Holidays in McKinney The weekend after Thanksgiving in Historic Downtown McKinney features non-stop family activi- ties entertainment and food galore. Christmas Tree Lighting and Candlelight Shopping on Friday Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. and start or finish your Christmas shopping with Candlelight Shopping until 8 p.m. at all the unique shops on the square. McKinneyTexas.orgcalendar No. 4Sounds of the Season atWatters Creek Enjoy live music non-stop festivities and free carriage rides while you tackle your holiday shopping list. Dozens of unique boutiques plus some of the best family dining options gathered in one area.Throw in a slice of oreo cheesecake from the Cheesecake Factory and you have yourself one happy teenager. Check details daily at No. 6HolidayTrail of Lights at the Heard Museum Even though the cold weather is on its way there is nothing wrong with enjoying a short naturetrailwithChristmaslights.Bundleuploaduptheentirefamilyandbringhotchoc- olatetoenjoyatrailofholidaylightsattheHeardMuseum.Foradmissionfeesdatesand times visit No. 5Dickens in Historic Plano Charles Dickens idea of a Christmas Carol is brought to life with this historic festival in Downtown Plano. A fun way to travel to the activities is to catch the DART train from the BushTurnpike or Parker Road DART stations. See Calendar of Events for more details. No. 8AdolphusTea Afternoon tea is the best way to warm up on a cold wintry day. Plan a mother and daugh- ter date at the Adolphus Hotel for afternoon tea time. Four courses are served along with a variation of teas in this two hour event every Friday through Sunday. For more informa- tion about reservations and the menu visit www.hoteladolphus.comdiningafter- noon-tea. No. 7Jingle Bell RunWalk Runorwalkwithjinglebellsonyourshoelacesforagreatcausethiswinterseason on this 1 mile or 5k holiday race series on Dec. 22 at Hilton Anatole. Anyone and everyonecanjointhisfamily-friendlyeventanditsawonderfulwaytospendtime with the family while giving back to the community as well. Dallasjinglebellrun. com No. 10 The Jingle Ball Ok people its loud its rowdy and its not the Dallas Mavs but this is THE concert of the holiday season.Trust us when we say your kids will think you are the coolest parents ever unless you start dancing in your seat. 1201 DallasTX American Airlines Center One Direction Calvin Harris Demi Lovato 5 Seconds of Summer Ellie Goulding Zedd Shawn MendesTove Lo Charlie Puth DNCE and more. No. 9 Studio Movie Grill Its hard enough finding a restaurant everyone can agree on never mind a movie. WellenterSMGtheperfectspotfortheentirefamilyorsneakawayfordatenight ThenewestlocationinTheColonyisaspectacularmixofstate-of-the-artsoundand screens plus a top-notch American grill menu and premium bar delivered right to yourpersonaltable. Multiplelocations. NoteThePlanolocationisunderrenovation.