FREEDOM ISN’T FREE: Don a flapper dress or old school knickers and head over to Oak Cliff to hang out with the coolest kids on the block: Bolsa. Bar geniuses Jason Kosmas and Eddie “Lucky” Campbell will be serving up $5 concoctions of prohibition era drinks to celebrate the new drink menu. Something missing from your get-up? Hoof it upstairs to the House of MacGregor for a custom made hat.
DECK YOUR HALLS: Ring in the season with carolers, a free outdoor movie screening of Elf, and a performance by the New Texas Symphony. Retailers and restaurants will also be offering discounts from 5-9 p.m. Click here for holiday happy hours. Mockingbird Station.
CASA TOY DRIVE: Join the Dallas CASA Young Professionals for their holiday toy drive. Drop off items like notebooks, nail polish and pre-packaged foods, and stick around to help wrap gifts. These presents will be given to Dallas CASA, a non-profit whose aim is to find homes for neglected and abused kids. If you’re in between the ages of 21 and 35, join the DYP crew for a discounted price of $35 when donating a gift. Check out the list of suggested items to donate here. Dallas CASA, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
SWEET FUNDRAISING: Make a visit to Sprinkles Cupcakes in the Preston Center before 7 p.m. and indulge on a red ribbon red velvet cupcake... or three. All seven locations in the U.S. will donate proceeds to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in honor of World AIDS Day. Speaking of, here’s a list of more World AIDS Day events and free HIV testing centers.