December 2018 Events

Come Home For The Holidays!
Make this a December to remember in Mansfield! There's plenty of holiday events all month: tree lightings, parades, ice skating, concerts, movies and shows!
Click Here to see the full month's calendar of events or check out some of the top highlights below!

santa letterLetters to Santa presented by the Mansfield Public Library

December 13 (6:00 PM to 7:30 PM)
Bring the family for an evening of holiday cheer at the Mansfield Public Library. We will start out with making holiday cards and writing letters to Santa while having a sweet treat. At 6:30pm the little ones will be greeted by our special guest (shh don't tell them it's Santa himself). Our special guest (Santa) will share a story with everyone and everyone will have the chance to talk to him and take pictures. Bring your cameras!
Program is free of charge and no registration is required.

village techVillage Tech Schools Presents Comedy/Tragedy Night

December 13 (7:00 PM)
Come out to the Farr Best Theater for a night of drama and laughs, performed by Village Tech.
Start with the holiday classic and beautiful story of the March sisters in Little Women and end your night with a side-splitting hilarious spoof of Game of Thrones, Princess-style in Game of Tiaras!
Tickets are $10. Go to the Village Tech website for more information.

ballyhooThe Last Night of Ballyhoo presented by Legacy Theatre

December 13-15 (7:00 PM)
December 16 (2:00 PM)
The Last Night of Ballyhoo is a charming story of a Jewish family from Georgia in 1939. The people of Atlanta are more concerned about who is taking whom to Ballyhoo, the social event of the season, and the "Gone with the Wind" premiere than Hitler invading Poland. A sweet comedy with an unforgettable message.
Legacy High School Theatre presents this touching holiday play Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:00 PM with a 2:00 PM Sunday matinee.
Tickets are $7 for Adults and $5 for Students.
Legacy Theatre is located at 1263 Main St. in Mansfield. For more information check out their website.


american dreamerFarr Best Presents “American Dreamer”

December 15 (7:30 PM)
American Dreamer is a folk ensemble from Austin, Texas, featuring original folk music with rich string accompaniment, an original and lush sound they call ‘orchestral folk’.
Don't miss this unforgettable night of music!
Click Here to purchase tickets.

historic christmasThird Thursday - Historic Christmas

December 20 (5:00 PM to 8:00 PM)
Get down to Historic Downtown Mansfield for the last Third Thursday of 2018! December's theme is Historic Christmas and it's the perfect chance to get your last minute shopping done. Come compete in the Ugly Christmas Sweater contest for a $100 prize and bring your new or gently used coats for a Winter Coat Charity Drive.
The Farr Best Theater will also be hosting the Apex Percussion Studios Holiday Concert at 5:00 PM during Third Thursday so come by and hear some classic holiday tunes!

winter hikeWinter Solstice Hike

December 22 (3:00 PM to 4:30 PM)
Celebrate the shortest day of the year on our winter solstice hike! Participants will explore Oliver Nature Park on a guided hike with a naturalist to discover what is unique about the park in the winter season. Wear weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. All participants over 2 years of age must pre-register for this program. Each child/family must have at least one adult attending and registered for the program. We encourage this program for the whole family!
Registration Fee is $8 until December 20th, then it goes to $10.
Click Here to Register.

cool runningsMovies on Main: Cool Runnings

December 28 (7:00 PM)
Get out of the house and down to the Farr Best Theater for the Disney winter classic, "Cool Runnings".
Movies on Main is presented by the Mansfield Activities Center and all tickets are just $1. Seats are first come, first serve and concessions will be sold on site.