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Do you know of some crazy person who covered their house in more than two million twinkling Christmas lights this year? If so, tell us so we can crash that holiday party. Otherwise we think you should join us this weekend at the Texas Motor Speedway Gift of Lights for a bit of family light-seeing. Spread across the 1.7-mile drive are more than 600 lighted displays, so skip your annual neighborhood cruise and start a new holiday tradition. Pack the family into the SUV and head to the Texas Motor Speedway (3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth) from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through January 6. Admission is $15 to $20 per car, with proceeds benefiting the Tarrant Area Food Bank, Goodwill Industries and KLTY Christmas Wish. Call 765-664-3918 or visit giftoflightstms.com.
Dec. 23-Jan. 6, 2012

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

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