After last week's ice tornado hurricane storm of events that seemingly never ended, this week is going to be a piece of cake and next week you should all be nestled in with your family and friends around a fire or a laptop streaming The Newsroom to celebrate the winter holidays just like Krampus intended. Things really slow down and traffic really thins out as the students head home for a month but these are the times when you learn who the true townies are.

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Wednesday December 18
Bourbon Barrel Beer Week | OSDH & ESSC | 7PM 
This amazing week continues today with Oak St. Drafthouse Lakewood Bourbon Barrel Temptress, Firestone Walker BB Velvet Merkin bottle, East Side Social Club Oskar Blues Bourbon Barrel Ten-Fidy and a Woodchuck Bourbon Barrel Cider (Bottle). Well that was a mouthful.

Thursday December 19
Amanda Shires / Sydney Wright | Dan’s Silverleaf | 8PM | $12
Here’s a classic Dan’s show. The ever talented Amanda Shires takes the stage with her violin tomorrow and this is a thing you don’t want to miss.

Merry Chrisfits / Half Truths / Special Comedy w/ Clint Werth & Scott Crisp | Rubbergloves | 9PM | $5

Friday December 20
Miracle on 34th Street | Campus Theatre | 7PM | $20
We will never stop loving our community theatre.

Go Shop for Gifts! | The Downtown Square | All Day
C’mon folks, time is really running out at this point so make a point to grab a nice bag of coffee from Yogurt Fusion or Shift Coffee or a giant metal letter from Serendipity. Check out our gift guide for ideas. 

Savage & The Big Beat / Danny Rush & The DD’s | Dan’s Silverleaf | 9PM | $5

Denton Guyer Wildcats Sate Championship Watch Party | Mulberry St. Cantina | 7PM
Go support those fightin’ Wildcats as they battle on the grid iron for the State Championship. GO SPORTS!

Saturday December 21
A Very Shirty Solstice: Bashe / Botany | Rubbergloves | 9PM | FREE
We see what you did there, Pan Ector and we like it. Our favorite local print shop decks the halls with a free show at Gloves with giveaways and fun stuff. 

Brave Combo | Dan’s Silverleaf | 9PM | $10
The classic Denton show where you’ll find a room full of Combo-heads doing the chicken dance. It never gets old.

Sunday December 22
Queen For A Day | Dan’s Silverleaf | 5:30PM | $10
A very convincing Queen tribute is never a bad way to end the weekend.