However you feel about the holiday season, it is finally drawing to a close. After Christmas Day on Thursday, the shimmering lights and Christmas trees will be packed away as we all get back into the regular routine. (Most of them anyway, and is there anything sadder than Christmas lights still up in February?).
|Cheer up, little guy. The Christmas season starts again in September. Maybe August.|
We still have New Year's eve to look forward to, but some of us just aren't ready to give up the holiday season just yet.
Fortunately, there are still plenty of holiday happenings that extend well beyond December 25, much to the chagrin of Scrooges everywhere. If you're not ready to let Christmas go, you can wring out the season's last few drops of holiday cheer by attending these six post-holiday holiday events. Once this week is (finally) over, though, it's back to our regularly scheduled programming of arts, theater and dance events.
12 Days of Christmas
Running daily until January 4
If you haven't made it to the Dallas Arboretum's 12 Days of Christmas, they'll be keeping those life-sized nutcrackers and other holiday decorations on display through January 4. Use this opportunity to retake those terrible Santa Claus photos that your kid screamed through, or just wander around and take in the top-notch Christmas decor and accompanying foliage. More »