After our record-breaking summer, beating 1980's record of the number of days of triple-digit heat, it may be difficult to imagine wintry nights and Santa Claus, but that time is almost upon us! Thanks to our friends at Watters Creek for the following list of upcoming holiday events.
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Celebrate the Season and Be Merry at Watters Creek
Light the Night
November 19, 2011 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
A sparkling and spirited event called Light the Night will kick off the holiday season at Watters Creek. Children will be invited to blow holiday bubbles into the air illuminating over half-a-million LED lights adorning the center’s holiday tree located on the Green. Live holiday entertainment, a charming lighted horse-drawn carriage parade, and Santa’s arrival are also on the joyful agenda. Guests should check in at the reception table for a holiday shopping directory, bubbles, and a complimentary seasonal refreshment. Marines will be onsite during Light the Night representing Toys for Tots and accepting donations. Light the Night schedule of events: Tree lighting ceremony at 6:15 p.m. Lighted horse-drawn carriage parade with Santa’s arrival at 6:30 p.m. Visits with Santa until 8:30 p.m.
-Visits with Santa
November 19, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - Light the Night
November 25 and 26, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
December 3, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
December 10 and 17, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
December 19 - 24, 2011 - Daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Watters Creek offers free visits with Santa at his new location in the lobby of The Lofts Luxury Residences. Families have the opportunity to take their own photos at no charge.
-Free Trolley Rides
November 19 and 25, 2011 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
November 26 - December 17, 2011 - Every Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
December 19 - December 23, 2011 - Daily from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
All aboard! Join us for a magical trolley ride around Watters Creek while taking in the spectacular holiday lights. Rides are free and on a first-come, first-served basis.
-Toys for Tots
November 19 - December 10, 2011
Ensure that needy children in the community receive toys for Christmas. Now in its 64th year, the Official U.S. Marines Corp Reserve Toys for Tots Program will collect new unwrapped toys at the Watters Creek Concierge and The Lofts Luxury Residence Offices. Marines will be onsite during Light the Night representing Toys for Tots and accepting donations. Oo-rah!
-Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
November 25 - December 17, 2011 - Every Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
What could be more charming than a cozy horse-drawn carriage ride through streets adorned with twinkling holiday decorations on a crisp winter evening? Bring the family or that someone special for a horse-drawn carriage ride around Watters Creek. Rides are free and on a first-come, first-served basis.
-Lucky Duck Kids Club
Kids can join Santa for story time by the fireplace at Watters Creek and enjoy holiday activities with Primrose Schools.
For more information on Watters Creek, including additions and updates to the holiday schedule visit www.watterscreek.com or call 972-747-8000. Watters Creek is located at U.S. 75 and Bethany Drive in Allen, Texas.