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    Austin Trail of Lights

    The Austin Trail of Lights has been an Austin tradition since 1965! Holiday light displays line a 2-mile trail through the park, and there are food trucks, live entertainment, and interactive activities. General admission is free seven out of the 14 nights; ages 12 & under are always free of charge (on most weekend nights admission is $5).
    Dec. 10-23. $5 GA; premium, $20+.  
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    Blue Genie Art Bazaar

    Need something Austin-y (art, jewelry, prints, clothing, etc., whatnot, and then some) for a loved one this year? Thousands of original works from more than 200 artists and artisans will help you with your gifting conundrums.
    Through Dec. 24, 10am-10pm (open 10am-6pm on Dec. 24). Free admission.  
    Blue Genie Art Bazaar, 6100 Airport
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    La Pastorela

    La Pastorela – a tradition since the 16th century, the annual yuletide play that's been performed all over Mexico and Latinoamerica – is adapted and directed by Teatro Vivo founder Rupert Reyes. This year, Clemencia Zapata returns as music director of the story of shepherds on a pilgrimage that pits them against angels and demons who test their strength and faith along the way.
    Through Dec. 22. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 2pm. $6-21.  
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    Black Santa's Village

    This winter wonderland experience will include: photos with Santa, gingerbread and ornament decorating, a hot chocolate station, Christmas vendors, a letters to Santa station, and much more.
    Sat., Dec. 14, 11am-4pm. Adults, $5; kids, $3.  
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    Posada Party and Holiday Dog Bazaar

    Veracruz All Natural food truck (just outside Radio) celebrates Las Posadas with Veracruz-style tamales, live mariachi and salsa music, piñatas, and a holiday dog bazaar where you can purchase presents for your canine friends and family. Percentage of Veracruz All Natural's sales donated to Casa Marianella and Bully Ranch.
    Sat., Dec. 14, 10am-5pm. Free.  
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    Out of Town

    Trail of Lights at EmilyAnn

    Stroll through a walking path featuring more than 100 holiday light displays created by businesses, organizations, school groups, and families, and enjoy live entertainment most evenings. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.
    Nov. 30-Dec. 28. Sun.-Thu., 6-9pm; Fri. & Sat., 6-10pm. Free.  
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