by Kelsey Flores
Explore the Enchanted Holiday Forest at the Port Aransas Civic Center or feel like a kid again at the Insane Inflatable 5K.
Enchanted Holiday Forest
Join in on the holiday fun by participating in the Enchanted Holiday Forest. You can decorate a tree or just take a stroll through the holiday décor inside the Port Aransas Civic Center. Either way, you’re sure to leave with a little more holiday spirit than you started with. Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Port Aransas Civic Center, 749-4158, portaransas.org.
In the mood for some laughs? Then Kevin Farley’s contagious sense of humor will be sure to fit the bill. He’s an accomplished actor, writer, and director who has established himself as a comedic presence both on the big screen and television. Friday, 9:30-10:30 p.m., 429 Schatzell St., Comics Live Downtown, 887-4777, comicslivedowntown.com
Insane Inflatable 5K
A 5K made up solely of inflatable obstacles? Count us in. A creative way to burn calories, the Insane Inflatable 5K boasts some of the largest inflatables in the world. If you’re ready to feel like a kid again, get registered. Saturday, 8:30 a.m., 1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd., Robstown, insaneinflatable5k.com.
Food Truck Christmas Village
Bring the whole family to Heritage Park for a Christmas celebration. Several food trucks will gather on location to offer all of your favorite foods. Bring the kids and take pictures with Santa, drop off your letters to Santa in the special mailbox, watch Christmas movies on the lawn, or take a tour of the historical homes. Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., 1581 N. Chaparral St., 444-9566.
"Dorothy Hood: The Color of Being/El Color del Ser"
The Art Museum of South Texas has the privilege to document and honor the life and career of the 20th century American artist and Texas Modernist Dorothy Hood. Her life and work will be profiled in an exhibition titled “Dorothy Hood: The Color of Being/El Color del Ser” and will fill most of the museum. Sunday, 1-5 p.m., 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd., 825-3500, artmuseumofsouthtexas.org