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Smoke Fireside Caroling
What: Local musician (and Sweetest Thing nominee) Creede Williams belts carols for charity. Ten bucks gets you in the door; $30 gets you a full plate of food and vino.
Why: Dough supports Dallas Life.
When: Sun., 7 p.m.
Where: Smoke, 901 Fort Worth Ave. R.S.V.P. to 214-393-4141.
GIVE (and RECEIVE)
What: Take a plaything to Cork and score four free tastings from Banfi Vintners and some apps, too.
Why: Swag supports WFAA’s Santa’s Helpers.
When: Thurs., 6-9 p.m.
Where: 3636 McKinney Ave. (214-780-0373).
ZaSpa’s Twelve Days of Christmas
What: Enjoy indulgent deals at the hotel retreat like half off any second service (today) or an $11 eyebrow wax (Dec. 23).
Why: Za la la.
When: Thru Dec. 24.
Where: Hotel ZaZa, 2332 Leonard St. (214-468-8399).
Burlesque Body Sculpt
What: Shimmy into that little black dress with a combo of stretches, sit-ups, push-ups, and a full-blown flirtatious burlesque dance routine.
Why: Free intro session every Mon., 6:30-7 p.m.
When: Every Thurs., 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Sat., 1-2 p.m.
Where: The Verandah Club, Hilton Anatole, 2201 Stemmons Fwy. (214-761-7878).
Junkadoodle Jingle Jolly Open House
What: The funky little furnishings shop celebrates its thirteenth anniversary with 13 percent off everything in-store and free refreshments.
Why: Junkadoodle do.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 4402 W. Lovers Ln. (214-350-5755).
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