Take in the nostalgia of an auditorium where Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and the Jackson 5 once played and join Lake Highlands’ own Rhett Miller for the Old 97’s Holiday Hoopla, from 7-11 p.m. The show also features Caseymagic, a “DIY punk-rock magician,” as well as a solo acoustic set from Miller. $27-$400.
Where: The Statler Ballroom, 1914 Commerce St.
More info: thestatlerballroom.com
Dec. 8: Holiday market
Make your kitchen cozier with Good Local Markets’ “jam-packed” bazaar of local vendors selling produce, meat, eggs, baked goods and more, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Lake Pointe Church, 9150 Garland Road
More info: goodlocalmarket.org
Through Jan. 6: Holiday trains
The Trains at NorthPark delight children of all ages, and they benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas. Since 1987, the trains have raised more than $13 million for the nonprofit. $2-$4.
Where: NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expressway
More info: thetrainsatnorthpark.com
Through Dec. 31: Twelve days of Christmas
Tour extravagantly decorated Victorian-era gazebos representing “The Twelve Days of Christmas” song during a 3/4-mile walk through the garden. $10-$20.
Where: The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road
More info: dallasarboretum.org
Through Dec. 31: Twelve more days of Christmas
In a decades-long tradition, all 12 homes on the Timberhollow Circle cul-de-sac are decorated for that Christmastime earworm. Just south of Royal Lane, turn west onto Moss Trail from Abrams Road, then take a left onto Moss Haven and a right onto Timberhollow. Free.
Where: Timberhollow Circle