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Get In the Spirit!

Now that Thanksgiving is officially over, even though you may still have leftover turkey in your energy-efficient refrigerator at Gateway Crossing luxury apartments in Plano, Texas, get in the Christmas spirt at the annual Plano Tree Lighting Ceremony December 4 at Haggard Park. Downtown stores will stay open late for you to find a present for someone special. Local dance companies, high schools and church groups will sing and dance on several stages. Food vendors will offer Kettle corn, corn dogs, funnel cakes and other tasty treats. Children can write letters to Santa and place them in his mailbox. When he arrives, the letters will be given to him.

Another chance to see Santa is at the 43rd annual Breakfast with Santa at Vines High School Cafeteria December 12 from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. Half of the proceeds benefit Plano Food Pantry & God’s Food Pantry. Following breakfast is the parade with marching bands, cheerleaders, drill teams, JROTC, Boy and Girl Scouts, floats and more.

Christmas isn’t the only holiday in December. Celebrate the Festival of Lights at the Community Menorah Lighting December 7 at 6 p.m. at The Shops at Willow Bend with the Chabad of Plano/Collin County. The event will take place in Macy’s Court.

All of these events are only minutes away from your new home at Gateway Crossing luxury apartments in Plano, TX.