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Nickelback at Gexa Energy Pavilion on April 3 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 42% Off)

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 at 11:10 am
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Head over to Groupon and get tickets to see Nickelback at the Gexa Energy Pavilion on April 3, 2014 for up to 42%off!

  • $20 for one G-Pass ticket to see Nickelback – No Fixed Address Tour (up to $34.75 value)
  • When: Friday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Gexa Energy Pavilion
  • General admission lawn
  • Door time: 6 p.m.
  • Full offer value includes ticketing fees

Expires Apr 3rd, 2015. Limit 8 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Use for admission at Gexa Energy Pavilion on 4/3/15. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must purchase together to sit together. Doors open 90 minutes before showtime.

 

Christmas Light Installation ~ $75 or 10 Windows for $59 Inside & Out in North Dallas/Collin County Area

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 at 9:40 am
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windowHere is a great deal on Christmas Light installation or window cleaning! This is one of those chores I refuse to do and I’m darn sure I won’t be climbing any ladders to clean my windows or hang lights, because I prefer staying low to the ground :)!

If you live in North Dallas/Collin County area check out this offer! Brightview Window Cleaning Just call 214-440-7558 and schedule now before he books up!

Window Cleaning ~ $59.00 10 windows inside and out Christmas Lights ~$75.00 for 1 story and $125.00 for standard 2 story. (Note: $50.00 up charge for homes 4,000 square feet or larger.)

NOTE: THE OWNER DOES ALL WORK HIMSELF, SO 100% RELIABILITY

Depending on number of windows, they can further reduce rates. To get this deal, just call 214-440-7558 and tell him MyDFWMommy sent you!

Free Admission to SMU Volleyball Game – Wednesday, 11/26 at 2pm

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 at 2:07 pm
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smu free volleyball Wednesday, November 26th is the last home game of the SMU Lady Mustangs Volleyball team. Help cheer them on and enjoy FREE admission to the 2pm game!

Groupon~ Up to 44% Off at Medieval Times Dallas

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 at 9:45 am
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Looking for something fun to do this holiday season? Head to Groupon to save up to 44% off at Medieval Times Dallas!

Ticketing Options

~$39 for general admission for one adult (up to $69.98 value)
~$39 for a Royalty package for one child (up to $54.82 value)
~$49 for a Royalty package for one adult (up to $80.80 value)
~$29 for general admission for one child (up to $44 value)

The Royalty package includes:

*VIP seating
*A banner for cheering your knight
*Commemorative program
*One “Behind the Scenes” DVD per party

*Children younger than 3 are admitted free as long as they sit on an adult’s lap and eat from an adult’s plate.

Cabela’s Black Friday Giveaways~ Win Gift Cards, Binoculars & More

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Monday, November 24th, 2014 at 3:15 pm
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Cabela’s will celebrate Black Friday by welcoming customers with games, entertainment, activities and more than $600,000 in giveaways across the company’s participating U.S. retail locations.

The first 600 customers, ages 18 and older, in line at a participating U.S. Cabela’s store Friday morning will receive a mystery envelope containing information about their gift. All envelopes will be distributed randomly. Winners may receive their gift once inside the store. Firearm winners will be required to complete a standard federal background check to take ownership of the firearm.

Giveaways to the first 600 customers in line will vary by location and could include:

•       Browning A-Bolt 3 Rifle
•       Champion Power Washer
•       Zeiss Terra Riflescope
•       Masterbuilt Smoker
•       Bushnell Truth Range Finder
•       Nikon Prostaff 5 Binoculars
•       Cabela’s gift cards
•       And more

Additionally, Cabela’s is offering daily Pre-Black Friday Deals through Wednesday, Nov. 26 and daily drawings for Cabela’s gift cards in the Hunt for Bucks Sweepstakes through Saturday, Dec. 13.

Cabela’s U.S. retail locations will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27. Stores participating in the Black Friday event are scheduled to open at 5 a.m., local time, on Friday, Nov. 28 and will remain open until 10 p.m. For additional information on participating store locations, holiday hours and giveaway details, visit www.cabelas.com/stores. Extended hours will continue throughout the holiday season.

Free Dallas Children’s Holiday Parade ~ Saturday, December 6th

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Monday, November 24th, 2014 at 2:00 pm
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holiday paradeCelebrate the season at the 27th annual Children’s Medical Center Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 10 a.m. The parade takes place in Downtown Dallas, beginning at the corner of Commerce and Austin Streets, and ending at City Hall Plaza.

For more details about the even, head over HERE.

FREE Carol of Lights in Grapevine ~ Monday, 11/24 at 7pm

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Monday, November 24th, 2014 at 12:10 pm
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Don’t miss the official kick-off ceremony for the Christmas Capital of Texas. Come be part of the excitement as the City of Grapevine ushers in the season with the sights, sounds and songs that make Christmas the most wonderful time of year!

Sparkle and shine as Mayor William D. Tate flips the switch that transforms Historic Downtown Grapevine into the Christmas Capital of Texas. The city will be illuminated with more than one million lights along Main Street in Historic Downtown Grapevine.
Guests will enjoy musical performances and hot chocolate will be available.

Carol of Lights in Grapevine
Monday, November 24, 7:00 PM
Grapevine Town Square Gazebo
325 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051

Fort Worth Parade of Lights This Friday, Nov 28th

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Monday, November 24th, 2014 at 11:45 am
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Don’t miss Fort Worth’s 32nd annual Parade of Lights this Friday, 11/28!  Made up of 100 professionally designed and produced floats that each feature more than 12,000 lights, you’ll alsp see equestrian units, antique cars, marching bands, horse-drawn carriages and strolling carolers.

Schedule of Activities:

2:00 PM – The T’s expanded bus service begins (Route 7) from Farrington Field ($1.75 each way). Parking at Farrington Field is free.

4:30 PM – Come early to get a great seat, enjoy some hot chocolate or delicious fare, visit the shops of Downtown and Sundance Square (or purchase reserved seating), or enjoy a leisurely meal in any of our Downtown restaurants. Watch for the Wheelie-ing Elvi and entertainment around the route before the parade begins!

5:30 PM – Returning this year, “Mrs. Renfro’s Salsa Night of Lights Fitness Walk.” Take a brisk walk in front of thousands of holiday revelers in the Mrs. Renfro’s Salsa Night of Lights Fitness Walk presented by 103.7 LITE FM, and we’ll save you a seat!

5:30 PM – Cowboy Santas will ride around the route collecting toys for kids in need! Pass your toys to the front for collection – let’s fill the truck!

6:00 PM – Parade begins featuring over 100 illuminated entries.
Entries featuring community groups and supporters from around Fort Worth.
Local personalities from around Fort Worth on our announcer stands!
The parade takes approximately ten minutes to move five blocks – plan accordingly as it will take approximately 40 minutes to traverse the entire route.

7:00 PM – Santa begins his trip around the parade route on a specially designed float.

7:01 PM – REVERSE LITTER volunteers are right behind Santa Claus, and will help make this the, “Cleanest Holiday Parade in America!” Pass your bags of trash to the front for collection, and to keep our waterways clean!

10:00 PM – LAST SHUTTLE BUS DEPARTS FOR FARRINGTON FIELD FROM THE ITC!

GIVEAWAY ~ Family 4-Pack Registration for the Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot on 11/27

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Monday, November 24th, 2014 at 10:35 am
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Congrats to winner ShellyR!

What a great way to spend Thanksgiving morning, at the YMCA Turkey Trot! Spend the morning taking part in a Dallas area Thanksgiving tradition! A great way to kick off your Thanksgiving festivities. Plus, strollers are welcome and for the first year ever, dogs can trot, too!

The Capital One Bank Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot consists of two events, an 8 mile race and a 5K fun run/walk. The race kicks off at City Hall Plaza at 9am 11/27.

All Turkey Trot participants are given 25 FREE visits to any branch in the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Association. This is only good for those of you not yet members… but thinking about it.  Click here for a location near you.  Hurry – visits must be used by December 31st, 2014!   To redeem your 25 free visits, bring a printed copy of your registration confirmation email with you!

We’re giving one of our MyDFWMommy readers a family 4-pack registration to run in this years race! To enter, tell us what you’re thankful for! :) We’ll announce a winner on Monday, 11/24. Even if you’re not our lucky winner, you can still take advantage of regular registration on or before 11/26 HERE.

 

Drive-Thru Holiday Light Park at Prairie Lights in Grand Prairie – Up to 44% Off!

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Sunday, November 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 pm
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Enjoy two miles of the Drive-Thru Holiday Light Park at Prairie Lights at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie! The event runs November 28–January 4. Click here for hours of operation.

Choose from Two Options:

Redeem Mon-Thurs: One car entry, two combo tickets for both attractions at Holiday Village, and $5 holiday store credit – just $22

Redeem Mon-Thurs: One car entry, four combo tickets for both attractions at Holiday Village, and $5 holiday store credit – just $30

The Fine Print

Expires Jan 4th, 2015. Weekday offer not valid until 12/1/14.

FREE Twinkle Light Boat Parade on Lake Grapevine – Saturday, 12/6

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Sunday, November 23rd, 2014 at 3:15 pm
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If you’re looking for a different sort of Christmas parade to float your boat, make your way to the Twinkle Light Boat Parade. This is one of the most unique Christmas parades you will ever see! You will find water crafts decorated in all of the finest sparkling lights to celebrate the season. This floating festival begins at Twin Coves Marina and picks up entries at each marina including Scott’s Landing and Silver Lake. The parade is visible from the shores of Lake Grapevine and the Glass Cactus Nightclub at Gaylord Texan Resort. This event is free.

Twinkle Light Boat Parade
Lake Grapevine
Saturday, December 6
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Santa Cops in Grapevine ~ Community Gift Wrapping in Deccember

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Sunday, November 23rd, 2014 at 1:15 pm
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The Santa Cops program of Grapevine provides toys to economically disadvantaged children in the community. Individuals and community groups interested in helping wrap the Santa Cops toys for the children are welcome! The community gift wrapping dates are December 4, 9, 11, 16, and December 18 (if necessary) at 6 PM.

Anyone interested in donating a new, unwrapped toy, may take it to the Police Department, at 307 W. Dallas Road, or to several other drop boxes located throughout the city. Drop boxes are located at the Senior Activities Center, Community Activities Center, Central Fire Station, and City Hall. Monetary donations are also accepted.

For more information, please contact the Community Relations Division of the Police Department – Officer Wade Easley at 817.421.2192 or Officer Scott Rhodes at 972.724.2126.

Holiday in the Plaza at Castle Hills ~ November 29th

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Sunday, November 23rd, 2014 at 12:30 pm
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Screen Shot 2014-11-23 at 10.10.31 AMHere is another great event for the family coming up!

Holiday in the Plaza at Castle Hills
Saturday, November 29, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Castle Hills Village Shops Plaza
2560 King Arthur Blvd, The Colony, TX 75056

Experience a variety of holiday activities that include:
Santa and sleigh photo-op, a Christmas monkey (parents don’t forget to bring your cameras), face painting, rock climbing, a petting zoo, reindeer display, games and inflatables.

Other family activities to enjoy will be music by the Rhythm & Beards, carriage rides and a trackless train.This year will be the debut of a new 66-foot tree, so be sure to gather around the tree as Santa lights it up!

There will also be cookie decorating by I Like Big Bundts and arts and crafts by The Enchanted Artist. Free hot chocolate while supplies last and a special performance by the Hebron High

Klyde Warren Holiday Celebration on 12/6

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 at 3:30 pm
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Celebrate the holidays at Klyde Warren Park and the nearby AT&T Performing Arts Center for an all-day event on Dec. 6th. Get free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, see live reindeer, activities and demos from arts and cultural organizations, crafts for kids and a tree lighting.

After the lighting, it’s just a five-minute walk from the park to the center, where you’ll find performances by country musician Jack Ingram and roots-rock group Los Lobos, a play area with snow, free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and a fireworks show.

Great Wolf Lodge Grapevine Deals ~ Up to 39% Off + $25 Resort Credit!

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 at 2:00 pm
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gwlHead on over to Amazon Local to take advantage of these great local Staycation offers at Great Wold Lodge in Grapevine which include up to 7 waterpark wristbands and a $25 resort credit!

For $209 ($345 value), enjoy a one-night stay for up to six in a Wolf Den or KidKamp Suite with Sunday–Thursday check-in, up to six waterpark wristbands, and a $25 resort credit per night

For $219 ($345 value), enjoy a one-night stay for up to seven in a KidCabin Suite with Sunday–Thursday check-in, up to seven waterpark wristbands, and a $25 resort credit per night

For $249 ($385 value), enjoy a one-night stay for up to six in a Wolf Den or KidKamp Suite with Friday check-in, up to six waterpark wristbands, and a $25 resort credit per night

 

Available for use beginning on or after November 30, 2014. In order to receive the full value, travel must be completed by January 30, 2015.

Studio Movie Grill ~ $5.49 Admission!

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 at 1:30 pm
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Lots of great movies still to come over the next few weeks! Right now, go here where you can pay $5.49 for a movie ticket at Studio Movie Grill!

Valid at 7 area Studio Movie Grill locations- Expires Jan 18th, 2015.

FREE Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops~ Now Through Dec 24th

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 at 11:15 am
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Looking for shopping ideas for your outdoor enthusiast? Check out all the great gear for fishing, boating, hunting, camping, archery and the outdoors at Bass Pro Shops! Plus, Bass Pro Shops will feature “Santa’s Wonderland,” more than 3,500 square feet of holiday magic and fun! With old-time model trains, arcades, carousel and free crafts every week.

Plus, now through December 24, customers can get a free 4×6 photo with Santa during the following times:

Monday – Friday 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday Noon – 5 p.m.

Bass Pro Shops is open Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. For more information, call 972-724-2018 or visit www.BassPro.com.

FREE Main Street District City Lights Holiday Event Sunday 11/23 (Rescheduled)

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 at 11:00 am
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DUE TO THE THREAT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, CITY LIGHTS IS BEING RESCHEDULED TO SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23 FROM 3:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Celebrate at Downtown Dallas’ Holiday Festival on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 3pm.

City Lights kicks off with a “Holiday Festival” Downtown along Main Street that continues throughout the evening.

Enjoy family-friendly activities including: an outdoor market, face painting, ornament making, musical performances, concessions and much more. City Lights Night marks the lighting of the official Downtown tree and a special arrival from Santa that you won’t want to miss.

Reminder: DART rail service in Downtown Dallas will be discontinued for six weekends beginning Saturday, October 25, to Sunday, November 30, to allow track replacement along Pacific Avenue and Bryan Street.

Photo Credit, Downtown Dallas, Inc.

FREE Live Nativity Event from The Promise in Glen Rose December 19th-21st

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 at 10:45 am
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Screen Shot 2014-11-21 at 8.01.23 PMThe Promise in Glen Rose is a 26 year long running theatrical production about the life of Christ in Glen Rose, TX.

About The Promise of Christmas Live Nativity Event:

December 19th, 20th, and 21st

The Promise will be hosting a FREE Live Nativity Event, The Promise of CHRISTmas. This event will be fun for the whole family with a guided walk through Nativity, live music, crafts, vendors, snow, photo booth, petting zoo, complete with our camel, and more!  The Promise will be collecting nonperishable food items to support Somervell County Food Bank, donations of coats, socks and blankets, to support Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County, and begin fundraising efforts for the 2015 season of The Promise!

50% Off Admission to Sparkle! at the Hilton Anatole November 28th-January 4th

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 10:10 pm
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The holidays are quickly approaching! Get into the spirit of the season and experience the annual holiday spectacular “Sparkle!” at the legendary Hilton Anatole.

Even better, our MyDFWMommy readers get an exclusive deal for 50% off admission with coupon code MYDALLASMOMMY! Head over HERE to grab yours!

“Sparkle!” lasts Nov. 28-Jan. 4 and in its second year will feature:

· An indoor ice skating rink meant to resemble a scenic pond
· Photos with Santa
· Nightly entertainment
· Kid-friendly crafts
· Breakfast with Santa
· Millions of holiday lights both indoors and strewn throughout the Anatole’s on-property 7-acre park
· Guests from the Dallas Stars and Dallas Zoo
· Light Shows every half hour
· Santa’s Hilltop Slide
· Velcro Stocking Jump Wall
· Storytelling by Rudolph
· Bounce House Village
· Food Trucks
· Kids’ Crafts
· Face Painting
· Live Entertainment
· Pictures with Santa (Saturdays & Sundays ONLY)
· Breakfast with Santa (Saturdays & Sundays ONLY)! For reservations, please contact Samantha.Waugh@hilton.com or call 214.761.7814.
and MORE!

View the Sparkle! 2014 calendar of events here!

Thinking of making a holiday staycation out of it? Check out the holiday specials HERE!