Holiday at the Arboretum returns with a garden transformed for the magic of the season including the return of the Christmas Village, the 12 Days of Christmas and our Dazzling Musical Tree.
November 10, 2022
Dallas Arboretum: Holiday at the Arboretum - Dallas (Nov. 10-Dec.31)
November 18, 2022
Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Lightscape - Fort Worth (Nov. 18-Jan. 9)
Taking place within the 120-acre Fort Worth Botanic Garden and set along a beautifully illuminated walking trail custom-designed for Fort Worth, Lightscape will feature spectacular artistic installations that come to life after dark with color, imagination and sound.
Children (ages 3-12): $18
Infants (0-2 years old): free
Groups of 20 or more: 10 percent off
*Members receive $5 off of each ticket
Tickets are required for admittance, with entry times available every 15 minutes from 5:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. nightly. The average tour time from start to finish is 1.5 hours, although there is no time limit
November 30, 2022
Dallas Climate Book Club: 'The Untold Story of the World's Leading Environmental Institution' - Dallas
The book club is hosted by Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL), a non-profit, nonpartisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change. The November book selection is The Untold Story of the World's Leading Environmental Institution, UNEP at Fifty by Maria Ivanova. All welcome.
December 4, 2022
Artcycle Club: Ornament Painting - Dallas
Porcelain and wooden ornament painting workshop hosted by Dallas recycle artist VET. No previous experience necessary. All supplies provided. Free. Registration required for this limited seating event.
Green Source DFW Awards - Fort Worth
December 6, 2022
Botanical Research Institute of Texas: Botanical Art From Classic to Contemporary - Fort Worth & Online
BRIT’s resident research associate Dr. Denis Benjamin discusses topics on botanical art. This one-hour seminar will include a short Q&A session after the lecture. The lecture will be held in-person at FWBG|BRIT but will also have a streaming option. The Zoom link will be posted to the event page the day before the event.
December 8, 2022
Fort Worth Audubon Society: Crows, the Avian Einsteins - Fort Worthth
Featured Speaker: Connie Sidles, author, master birder, member of Seattle Audubon.
Learn just how smart our crow friends are. Their ability to recognize humans, pass along knowledge to offspring, use of tools, you name it. We’ll send the Zoom link info a few days before the meeting as well as share it on social media and prominently include it on our website.
December 9, 2022
Heard Museum: Holidays at the Heard - McKinney (Dec. 9 &10)
Holiday lights and décor will accentuate a lovely half-mile Heard nature trail. This nighttime hike through the woods will enchant your family. Also, you'll get a glimpse of the Dinosaurs Live! exhibit along the trail. Please note that the dinosaurs are not animated during the event. In keeping with the Heard's role as a nature preserve, this light display is designed to enhance, rather than overpower, the sanctuary's natural beauty. Live, festive music will delight audiences under the stars in the Heard outdoor amphitheater.
Date and Times: Dec. 9 & 10, 2022; 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Tickets: $11 for adults & seniors and $8 for kids 3-12 (children ages 2 and under are free). Heard Museum Members save $3 per ticket.
December 10, 2022
North Texas Renewable Energy Group: Sustainability Initiatives in Cedar Hill - Dallas & Online
Presenter: Duy Vu, City of Cedar Hill Texas Environmental Manager
The presentation will be held in person and online. See website link below for Zoom link.
December 11, 2022
Dallas Sierra Club: Holiday Party - Dallas
Club members and guests are invited come and share the holiday spirit, some great Mexican food, and the company of others at our annual holiday get-together. Join us for some camaraderie, a fantastic raffle, and perhaps some surprise speakers.
December 14, 2022
Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club: Holiday Party - Fort Worth
After a two-year hiatus, our annual holiday party is back. Join us for a fun get together of talking environmental issues and anything else. The club will provide appetizers and pizza. There will be door prizes and a raffle for some local merchandise.
Dallas Sierra Club: The Climate Reality Project - Zoom
Presenter is Alex Holland, vice chair of Dallas-Fort Worth’s Climate Reality Chapter. Alex will dive into how we're all seeing the effects of climate change and environmental pollution in Texas, as well as what Texans can do to mitigate climate change and work towards a healthier environment for everyone.
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/99535860396