Holiday events require all hands on deck, and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s festivities are no different. Through December 18, it’s one of the busiest organizations in town, delivering a packed schedule of holiday music featuring multiple choirs, guest conductors and special activities. A World of Joy is a new show featuring the Dallas Symphony Chorus and the Christmas Celebration Children’s Choir and, if our sources are to be believed and the North Pole accommodates, a visit from Santa. Deck the Hall starts with a Santa Claus Photo Booth, instrument petting zoo, magic shows and more, and leads into a special concert of holiday classics. A World of Joy is at 7:30 p.m. with 2:30 p.m. performances on December 11, 17 and 18, and 7:30 p.m. shows December 10, 15, 16 and 18 and Deck the Hall starts with free activities at 9:30 a.m. followed by a performance at 11 a.m., December 10 at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. Tickets for Christmas Celebration are $38-$85. Tickets for Deck the Hall are $19-$39. Call 214-692-0203 or visit dallassymphony.com.
Thursdays-Sundays, 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Starts: Dec. 9. Continues through Dec. 18, 2011