Holiday Market and Tree Lighting
November 30,⋅12 – 8 pm
Gather your friends and family on Texas Lottery® Plaza for a day of holiday shopping, live music, festive treats and activities, and our second annual tree lighting! Shop local and support small business at our holiday market hosted by The Boho Market from noon to 8pm, gather around our 30′ tree for our tree lighting ceremony at 8pm powered by DirectEnergy, and wrap up the night with a performance by Lady Diamond & The Ruff Rubies! | FREE ADMISSION | FREE PARKING
December 1, 3-5pm
The Heritage House will be open for tours. Located at 303 South O’Connor, the home was built in 1912 for the C.P. Schulze family. It was designated a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark in 1986. Admission is free. Visitors will also receive a complimentary copy of the Irving history book “Irving, Texas: From Rails to Wings.”
Mary’s Playhouse in the backyard garden area will also be open for visitors. Originally built as a chicken coop, the building was converted into a playhouse for the young Mary Schulze in the 1920’s. It contains several toys and items which had belonged to Mary and her brother Charles.
Holiday Open House
December 6, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Irving Arts Center’s 27th free Holiday Open House makes things merry and bright. Meet Santa and take a sculpture garden train ride. Enjoy strolling players and holiday performances. Wander through a wonderland of decorated trees and see art work by Irving ISD elementary students. Family friendly holiday-themed art projects, refreshments and a free interactive performance by ARTrageous are all in store.
Concertos and Carols
December 6, 6:30 p.m.
The Lone Star Youth Orchestra helps spread the holiday cheer at the Irving Arts Center’s Holiday Open House. Come hear orchestral works that illuminate the winter season!
Dust off your Santa hat, harness up your reindeer, gather your family, and bid farewell to 2019 with us in the Dupree Theater. Included on the brief Christmas-themed program are works by composers Arcangelo Corelli and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (known as “The Black Mahler”).
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