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Still more holiday fests to be had with the kids in Austin, Dec. 24-30

Nicole Villalpando
“The Peanuts Movie” is at Alamo Drafthouse Kids Club this week. Contributed by Twentieth Century Fox

Holiday events

Trail of Lights. 6-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, through Thursday. Free. EmilyAnn Theatre 1101 Ranch Road 2325, Wimberley.

Mozart’s Christmas Light Show. 6-11 p.m. nightly through Jan. 1. Mozart’s Coffee Roasters at Oyster Landing, 3825 Lake Austin Blvd.

Whole Foods Skating on the Plaza. Go ice skating 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. now through Jan. 15. Closed Christmas Day. $10 per person. Whole Foods Market, 525 N. Lamar Blvd.

Winter Wonderland at the Circuit of the Americas.See lights, go skating, enter the petting zoo and Santa’s workshop and more. 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 6 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, including Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, through Dec. 30. $16, plus additional fees for some activities.

Zilker Tree. The tree will be lighted every night through Dec. 31. Zilker Park.

Thinkery Gingerbread House Workshops. Traditional or Tot (ages 5 and younger) 9:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 11 a.m., noon Saturday. $12 per person plus $20 house kit. Gingerbread Art and Architecture for ages 7 and older. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday. $12 per person plus $30 house kit. Candy Chemistry for ages 7 and older. Make candy to go on your house. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday. $12 per person plus $30 house kit. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave.

Kwanzaa Celebration of Ujamaa with Elizabeth Kahura. 6:30 p.m. Friday. Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St.

“The Mutt-Cracker (Sweet!).” Circus Chickendog reenacts the “Nutcracker” with rescue dogs. Various dates and times through Jan. 7. $15-$35. Vortex Theatre, 2307 Manor Road.

“A Christmas Story: The Musical.” The classic Christmas movie comes to life. We double-dog dare you to go. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Dec. 31. $26-$86. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive.


Alamo Drafthouse Kids Camp. “The Peanuts Movie,” 10 a.m. Thursday-Saturday, Lakeline, Mueller and Slaughter Lane.


Bullock Museum. Maker Faire. Create things at the museum. Thursday-Saturday. Story time at the Museum: Brrr! 10 a.m. Thursday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave.

Hill Country Science Mill. Special activities around a theme all week: Imagine Yourself as a Biologist, Tuesday. Imagine Yourself as an Inventor, Wednesday. Imagine Yourself as a Computer Scientist, Thursday. Imagine Yourself as an Engineer, Friday. Hill Country Science Mill, 101 Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City.

Thinkery Baby Bloomers. Kids birth to age 3 learn about a winter wonders. 9 a.m. Saturday. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave.


BookPeople story times. Last Story Time of 2017. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd.

Barnes & Noble11 a.m. Saturdays story times at all locations:“The Story of Ferdinand.”

At the library

Bow Wow Reading with Bonnie. 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Yarborough Branch.