Scott Ward: Photo by Jacque Manaugh

Scott Ward: Photo by Jacque Manaugh

This is the last week to see Santa Claus at the flagship Half Price Books on Northwest Highway. (The same Santa in Last year’s December Lakewood Advocate magazine.) In keeping with Christmastime traditions, Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick will be making appearances through Dec. 20. Go to the website for dates and times. Bring the whole family or the dog for a snapshot with Santa. Also, canned food donations benefit the North Texas Food Bank.

Celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas at the Dallas Arboretum through Jan. 3. Check out the outdoor nativity scene and The Artistry of the Nativity exhibit. Tickets run $9-$20 — learn more here.

Through Dec. 19, One Thirty Productions presents “Romance in D,” a comedy about two apartments, two romances and two holidays. Bath House Cultural Center is at 521 E. Lawther. Call 214.670.8749 or go to for more. Tickets are $12-$16.

Running through Dec. 30 is “Miracle on 34th Street” at Dallas Children’s Theater. The play by Valentine Davies is based on the classic 1947 holiday film. Dallas Children’s Theater is at 5938 Skillman. Go to or call 214.978.0110 for more. Tickets are $15-$28.

Through Jan. 30, Bath House Cultural Center is hosting “Frida Kahlo: La Flor de la Vida (The Flower of Life),” an art exhibition that draws inspiration from the influential Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. The Bath House is located at 521 E Lawther. Go to the website for more. The exhibit is free.