Arlington Says ‘Fröhliche Weihnachten!' With German-flavored Christkindl

ARLINGTON — When Sheri Capehart returned home from visiting a Christmas market in Germany, she spent months trying to convince people it was a good idea to bring something similar to her city. It took even longer — maybe five years or so — to make it a reality. But in 2011, the Texas Christkindl Market came to life in the shadow of Globe Life Park. "We just wanted to test the waters with a three-day market," said Capehart, an Arlington City Council member and the city's mayor pro tem. "The vendors sold out in two days." Now in its sixth year, the market has expanded from a three-day experiment to a 29-day festival that runs this year from Nov. 25 to Dec. 23.   Continue reading...

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