The semester is wrapping up and the coffee shops are filled with students about to “flip out” over finals. Most of the big major Christmas events are behind us but we’ve got smaller, Christmas-themed house shows and office party’s as we head towards our homes to gather with our family for the final week of 2014. If you’re looking for something to be involved in next semester, we suggest signing up to mentor an at-risk student through Mentor Denton. Maybe get involved in Rotary or Kiwanis. Start thinking about those New Year's resolutions now, y'all. We are not short on opportunities to get involved in the community to make it a better place and we can’t think of a better city on earth to serve. Remember our volunteer post from a few months ago? Maybe go and scope it out again. Aside from that, there's plenty going on this week. Check out the ten events in the post below and start planning the next seven days of your life right now.
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Wednesday, December 10th
Denton “After Hours” Kiwanis Club Launch Party | East Side Social Club | 5:30
Looking for a way to get involved in your community? Check out Denton Kiwanis,
Beer Can Ornament Crafting & Movie Night | Audacity Brew House | 7PM
SCRAP and Audacity Brew House unite in the perfect holiday crafting and movie experience at the brewery on Shady Oak. The tour starts at 7pm and the movie and crafting begin at 8PM. Your tree needs a beer can ornament, y'all.
Afroman / Fab Deuce / Wild Bill / Jenny Robinson & The 8earcub | Hailey’s | 9PM | $15 / $30
The Night Above Us / Jumbii / Xayide | Abbey Underground | 10PM | FREE
SPONSORED EVENT: DINNER WITH SANTA
Thursday, December 11th
Seizure Salad: A Print Exhibition w/ Mink Coats & She Banshee | Voertman’s Gallery | 7PM
Art and music is always an excellent combination.
The Raging Nathans / Th Ex Boyfriends / Stymie Half Truths | J&J’s | 8PM | $5
Friday, December 12th
Hola Day w/ Blackstone Rangers / Class Action / The Mothers / No Touching / Kites & Boomerangs | Jagoe House | 7PM
Saturday, December 13th
Holiday Wonderland | Patterson - Appleton Center for The Visual Arts | 10 - 12pm
A live storytelling of Joyce’s Santa Calls plus photos with Santa.
Criminal Birds / Shake The Moon | The Labb | 10PM | FREE
Sunday, December 14th
Historic Denton Home Tour | Oak & Pearl Streets | $25
Ever wondered what those old and historic homes down Oak Street look like on the inside? Well this is your chance to check them out. There are five homes open to the public this Sunday in this event, hosted by the Oak-Hickory Historic District and the Denton County Historical Commission. Go check 'em out! Maybe one will have cookies!