7 things to do in Lake Highlands in December

Tish Hinojosa (Photo courtesy Tish Hinojosa)
Tish Hinojosa (Photo courtesy Tish Hinojosa)

Dec. 9
Acoustic concert
Austin-based singer-songwriter Tish Hinojosa stops by Uncle Calvin’s to showcase her hybrid Latino-folk-country sound. Randy Brooks, known for his 1979 hit “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer,” also takes the stage to perform his pun-filled songs.
Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse, 9555 N. Central Expressway, 214.363.0044, unclecalvins.org, $18-$22

Dec. 2
Get Tippi
Former model and actress Tippi Hedren stops by the bookstore to sign her novel, “Tippi: A Memoir.” The event begins at 7 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Lincoln Park,
7700 W. Northwest Highway, 214.739.1124, barnesandnoble.com, free

Dec. 3
Plan a business
Learn how to write an effective business plan during this one-hour workshop. The series is designed to help business novices become potential clients for Dallas B.R.A.I.N. and includes homework assignments.
Forest Green Library, 9015 Forest Lane, dallaslibrary.org, 214.670.1335, free

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Dec. 6
The T-Byrd Gordon Band
One of Dallas’ favorite society bands returns to the Pocket Sandwich Theater to perform classic Motown and modern hits. At 6:15 p.m., doors open for dinner.
Pocket Sandwich Theater, 5400 E. Mockingbird Lane, 214.821.1860, pocketsandwich.com, $15

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Dec. 7
Sex offender awareness
The Dallas Police Department provides facts about sexual predators from 6:30-7:30 p.m. This event is geared toward adults and contains sensitive material.
Audelia Library, 10045 Audelia Road, 214.670.1350, dallaslibrary.org, free

Dec. 17
Flea market
Peruse arts, crafts and books at Good Local Flea, an indoor market hosted by Good Local Markets. The one-day is event is open from 3-9 p.m.
Half Price Books, 5803 E. Northwest Highway, 214.379.8000, goodlocalmarket.org, free to attend

Dec. 27-Jan. 1
Lone Star Circus
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Lone Star Circus with performances by aerialists, jugglers and clowns. The Dallas-based circus fuses music and poetry with agility and acrobats.
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, dct.org, 214.978.0110, $27-$48

Lone Star Circus peformer. Photo by Danny Fulgencio
Lone Star Circus peformer. Photo by Danny Fulgencio
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