On Tap: Women in VR, Career Expo & Blockchain Bootcamp

Browse our curated selection of events to plan your next week — and beyond.

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North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event website or registration page for the latest details. 


THURSDAY, DEC. 21 – FRIDAY, DEC. 22

HOME ALONE: HOLIDAY MOVIE IN CONCERT
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St., in Dallas
7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra will be performing the score of a holiday favorite this week. Join the orchestra as they bring Home Alone’s Kevin McCallister to life in a hilarious and charming showing. 

Tickets are $24-$108.
For more information go here.


SATURDAY, DEC. 23 

WOMEN IN VR MEETUP
Free Play, 1730 E. Belt Line Road, in Richardson
6 – 8 p.m.

With a plethora of retro arcade games, tasty snacks, and beer and wine for purchase, hosts Veena Somareddy and Ashton Kennedy invite all women to their fun-filled, networking holiday party at Free Play in Richardson. 

Tickets are $10.
For more information go here.

PLANO BLOCKCHAIN BOOTCAMP
Instructor-led Online Video Conference
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday through Jan. 21

Every once in a while, the world welcomes some new, revolutionary technology that drastically changes the way we interact with each other. It’s almost 2018, and blockchain technology is taking the world by storm. Stay ahead of the curve with this Plano-based blockchain bootcamp!

Tickets are $500 – $700.
For more information go here.


TUESDAY, DEC. 26 – FRIDAY, DEC. 29 

WINTER BREAK CODING CAMP
The Study Innovation Center, 801 W. Irving Blvd., in Irving 
Morning sessions run from 9 a.m. – noon and afternoon sessions run from 1 – 4 p.m.

At the Winter Break Coding Camp, your child can learn the fundamentals of coding in a fun, interactive way. With a tool produced by coding professionals from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, campers will be able to tap into their creatives sides as they enter the limitless world of code.

Tickets are $60. 
To register and find more information, go here.


THURSDAY, DEC. 28

DFWBAM’S BUSINESS MIXER & NETWORKING
Club Odyssey, 7439 S. Westmoreland Road, in Dallas
6 – 8 p.m.

DFW Branding Advertising and Marketing’s Monthly Business Mixer and Networking event not only offers fun door prizes, but also a chance to market your business, book, movie, campaign, etc. Join in on the fun at Club Odyssey and see who you can meet.

Free
For more information go here.


FRIDAY, DEC. 29

THE REGIONAL CAREER EXPO & EVENTS
Hilton Anatole Dallas, 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway, in Dallas
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The Regional Career Entrepreneurial Expo & Events is devoted to raising the bar and providing a world class career fair. The search for employees can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be, and the REC3 promises to help you along that journey.

Tickets are $300.
To register and find more information, go here.


SATURDAY, DEC. 30 

DALLAS AWS TRAINING
Instructor-led Online Video Conference
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday through Jan. 28

This Amazon Web Services technical course will walk you through AWS products, services, and common manipulations, as well as provide you with the necessary skills to integrate AWS technology with your business. No professional background is needed.

Tickets are $450-$550
To register and find more information, go here.

PLANO CLOUD COMPUTING TRAINING
Instructor-led Online Video Conference
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday through Jan. 28, 2018

Whether you’re looking to build a career in cloud computing or hoping to maximize your current business’ efficiency with new technology, this course will help you improve your knowledge on the technology.

Tickets are $350-$450
To register and find more information, go here.


SUNDAY, DEC. 31

RITZ & WONDERS
The Violet Room, 2634 Weisenberger St., in Fort Worth
9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Pairing wild acrobatics, aerial acts, and magic shows with 1920s-themed circus demonstrations is extraordinary alone, but adding in an under-the-big-top champagne countdown for New Year’s Eve makes this event like no other. Ritz & Wonders invites all adults 21 years and old to kick off the New Year in a bold fashion.

Tickets are $40-$100
For more information, go here.


MONDAY, JAN. 1

A VERY ELECTRIC CHRISTMAS
Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St., in Dallas
Performances begin at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Lightwire Theater has been recognized as one America’s Got Talent‘s top performers, and its newest production features its signature electroluminescent adorned performers entertaining to a soundtrack of holiday classics. 

Prices vary.
For more information, go here.


TUESDAY, JAN. 2

FIRST TUESDAY
Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St., in Dallas
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

From storytelling and play dough competitions to musical adventures with Lolly Hopwood, the Dallas Museum of Art has a jam-packed day full of art, music, and maker activities for you and your family.

Free
For more information, go here.


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