DSO on the GO Coming to Denton


DSO Coming to Denton

 

Ebby Halliday Realtors is proud to be a return sponsor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s community concert series, DSO on the GO, which brings the world-renowned orchestra to concert halls and churches across North Texas.

 

On Sunday, Feb. 10, at 2:30 p.m., the DSO, includingConcertmaster Alexander Kerr and Co-concertmaster Nathan Olson,performs a not-to-be-missed program of Mozart, Arvo Pärt, and Bartókat the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 N. Interstate 35, Denton.

 

General admission tickets are $19. Student tickets are $9 (Promo code: EAGLE). For tickets and information, visit mydso.com or call 214-TIX-4DSO.

 

Enjoy the show!

Celebrating the Season in DFW


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Celebrate the holiday season in North Texas at one of these family-friendly holiday events. Happy holidays!


Christmas in the Square at Frisco Square
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 Until Dec. 31
Take a walk through the Frisco Square and enjoy the largest choreographed holiday lights and music show in North Texas. The light show runs daily from 6 to 10 p.m. and there’s an outdoor ice rink where you can skate until your heart is content.

 

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens’ The 12 Days of Christmas – Until Dec. 31
Celebrate the holidays like never before at the Dallas Arboretum’s extraordinary Christmas display. From 6 to 9 p.m. on select evenings, the Arboretum lights up with 12 elaborate Victorian-style gazebos inspired by the beloved Christmas carol. Each display is 25-feet tall and filled with beautifully detailed characters and animals.

 

Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Christmas Pops Concerts – Dec. 7 to 16
Complete your holiday bucket list at the DSO’s annual Christmas pops concerts featuring the Dallas Symphony Chorus. Head to the Meyerson Symphony Center to enjoy live renditions of your favorite holiday tunes.

 

Dallas Zoo Lights – Until Jan. 1
This Dallas Zoo spectacular has quickly become a must-see this season. After the animals head in for the evening, the zoo transforms into a winter wonderland with over 1 million twinkling lights illuminating ZooNorth throughout the holiday season. Discover realistic silk-covered lanterns in the shape of your favorite animals. You’ll also enjoy entertainment by local performers, crafts and tasty winter treats, including s’mores, hot chocolate and gourmet donuts.

 

Holiday Carriage Rides – Until Dec. 30
Take a tour of Highland Park and Plano’s Deerfield neighborhood with a festive carriage ride. Whether it’s date night or fun for the whole family, a leisurely ride to look at Christmas lights is a lovely holiday tradition. Different carriages are available to accommodate your party size and budget.

 

Holidays at the Heard – Dec. 14 and 15
Enjoy the beauty of the holiday season in nature at McKinney’s Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary. From 6:30 to 9 p.m., enjoy lights and holiday décor along a half-mile nature trail, or stop for a photo with Father Christmas and Mother Nature. Grab a holiday treat and enjoy live entertainment at this family-friendly holiday event.

 

Mannheim Steamroller Concert – Dec. 28
Mark your calendars for a few days after Christmas when the widely celebrated new-age music group Mannheim Steamroller takes the stage at Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth. Tickets start at $49, and you won’t want to miss the one-night opportunity to hear your favorite modern renditions of classic Christmas tunes.

 

Panther Island Ice Skating – Until Jan. 14
Take a trip to Fort Worth’s only outdoor skating rink, Panther Island, to join in some “cool” holiday excitement. The rink operates seven days a week, including all holidays, and a $12 ticket includes skate rental and tax.

 

Six Flags Holiday in the Park – Until Dec. 30
Experience the magic of the holidays at Six Flags Over Texas during this year’s Holiday in the Park. Enjoy fun for the whole family with rides, story time with Mrs. Claus, live entertainment and visits with Santa.

 

Texas Ballet Theater’s The Nutcracker – Select dates in December
Take part in a beloved holiday tradition and enjoy a live performance of Texas Ballet Theater’s The Nutcracker. This age-old ballet will delight you with a story of Clara and a dreamland filled with heroic battles and sweet treats. Performances take place Dec. 7 to 24 at Fort Worth’s Bass Performance Hall.

Santa Visits Ebby Offices


With Christmas rapidly approaching, Ebby HallidayRealtors is making it easy to update your family photos with Santa Claus. Over the next three weeks, Santa will make appearances at 11 Ebby offices across North Texas. So, bring the kids – yes, big kids are welcome, too – and catch up with Santa before he heads back to the North Pole to prepare for his big night.

 

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* December 1, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Ebby Preston Plano Parkway, 5013 West Plano Parkway, Plano

 

*  December 1, 1 – 4 p.m. – Ebby Lakewood | Lake Highlands, 6441 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas

 

* December 2, 3 – 5 p.m. – Ebby Sherman, 3445 FM 1417 N., Sherman

 

*  December 5, 2 – 6 p.m. – Texas Premier Title, 1415 Legacy Drive, Suite 230, Frisco

 

* December 8, 1 – 3 p.m. – Ebby Plano | Willow Bend, 6400 W. Plano Parkway, Suite 112, Plano

 

*  December 8, 4 – 6 p.m. – Ebby Rockwall – South, 2900 Ridge Road, Rockwall

 

*  December 9, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. – Ebby Allen | Fairview | Lucas, 955 State Highway 121, Suite 130, Allen

 

*  December 10, 4 – 6 p.m. – Ebby Prosper | Celina, 1170 N. Preston Road, Suite 160, Prosper

 

*  December 11, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Ebby Flower Mound | Lewisville, 6000 Long Prairie Road, Flower Mound

 

*  December 17, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Ebby Southlake, 1575 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake

 

*  December 19, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Ebby Arlington, 1201 W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington

 

“This popular holiday tradition started several years ago at Ebby’s Lakewood | Lake Highlands Office and has grown in both number of visitors and number of offices ever since,” says Vice President and Director of Marketing Randall Graham. “At Ebby Halliday, we’re happy to offer these opportunities for photos with Santa before Christmas arrives. I encourage you to make plans to take advantage of this easy and convenient way to update your family’s holiday photos.”

 

Ebby Halliday Realtors, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, is one of the most respected full-service residential real estate firms in the country, offering brokerage and leasing, as well as mortgage and title services through affiliated companies – creating a one-stop-shop experience for clients. To learn more, visit the award-winning, mobile-friendly ebby.com.

DSO on the GO Coming to Frisco


 

DSO on the Go Coming to Frisco

 

Ebby Halliday Realtors is a return sponsor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s community concert series, DSO on the GO, which brings the world-renowned orchestra to concert halls and churches across North Texas.

 

On Tuesday, December 11, at 7 p.m., the DSO brings the mighty brass and percussion of the orchestra to Frisco for an evening of Christmas cheer at Stonebriar Community Church, 4801 Legendary Drive.

 

General admission tickets are $19. For tickets and information, visit mydso.com or call 214-TIX-4DSO.

 

Enjoy the concert!

Happy Thanksgiving


Happy Thanksgiving

 

We are thankful that we may conduct our business in the Dallas-Fort Worth and North Texas area, one of the most vibrant and dynamic real estate markets in the nation.

 

We are thankful for an opportunity to assist our neighbors, both those who are old friends and those new to the area.

 

We are grateful to each and every one of our sales associates and staff members, our fellow professionals and valued partners in our success.

 

We are thankful, perhaps most of all, for our many clients who place us in their trust and confidence and offer us the opportunity to represent them in the purchase or sale of their homes.

 

We wish you the very, very best for Thanksgiving and the upcoming holidays.

 

Grand Vie Showcases Houses of Art


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In addition to showcasing some of Dallas-Fort Worth’s premier luxury properties on the market, the 26th edition of Grand Vie offers a plethora of inspiring editorial content, including “Houses of Art,” featuring some of the area’s top cultural events of the season.

 

Like the changing of seasons, new exhibitions breathe fresh life into venues across Dallas and Fort Worth. Between approaching winter holidays and accumulated vacation time, ’tis the season to enjoy some of the best arts and culture North Texas has to offer.

 

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Dalí: Poetics of the Small, 1929–1936
September 9 to December 9, 2018 at Meadows Museum

 

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Günther Förg: A Fragile Beauty
October 21, 2018 to January 27, 2019 at Dallas Museum of Art

 

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Elf The Musical
November 27 to December 2, 2018 at Music Hall at Fair Park

 

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Ian Davenport: Horizons
September 30, 2018 to March 17, 2019 at Dallas Contemporary

 

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Balenciaga in Black
October 7, 2018 to January 6, 2019 at Kimbell Art Museum

 

Severin Roesen (1816-1872); Still Life of Flowers and Fruit with a River Landscape in the Distance; 1867; Oil on canvas; Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas; 1987.9

From Remington to O’Keeffe: The Carter’s Greatest Hits
October 6, 2018 to May 26, 2019 at Amon Carter Museum of American Art

 

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The Book of Mormon
January 22 to January 27, 2019 at Bass Performance Hall

 

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Laurie Simmons: Big Camera/Little Camera
October 14, 2018 to January 27, 2019 at Modern Art Museum

 

To read the full story and learn more details about each exhibition, visit grandviemagazine.com. To learn more about Ebby Halliday Realtors, its Associates and all of the homes available for purchase in North Texas, visit the award-winning, mobile-friendly ebby.com.

Holiday Market Benefits Collin County Charities


Holiday Market Benefits Collin County Charities

 

Ebby Halliday Realtors is a sponsor of the Junior League of Collin County’s 23rd-Annual ’Neath the Wreath Holiday Gift Market, which takes place November 8-11 at The Plano Event Center, 2000 E. Spring Creek Parkway. The market features the best in unique holiday and home décor, ladies clothing, accessories, gifts, jewelry, children’s items and gourmet food from over 100 carefully selected merchants.

 

’Neath the Wreath provides critical funding for the Junior League of Collin County, a nonprofit organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

 

Advance tickets to ’Neath the Wreath are $12 at area Tom Thumb stores. Tickets are $15 online and at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit neaththewreath.org.

PSO’s Spooky Symphony Perfect for Families


PSO's Spooky Symphony Perfect for Families

 

October is here and if you’ve got little ones it’s time to start thinking about Halloween-themed activities. At Ebby Halliday Realtors, we’re proud to be the presenting sponsor of the Plano Symphony Orchestra’s EncoreYouth program, which includes the popular Spooky Symphony, perfect for family-friendly Halloween fun.

 

On October 21 at 3 p.m., you and your children can enjoy notable melodies from “Star Wars,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Harry Potter,” and more. Pre-concert activities for kids, starting at 2:15, include the Instrument Petting Zoo, the conductor’s station, and arts and crafts. Halloween costumes are encouraged!

 

For tickets, visit planosymphony.org.

Don’t Miss These State Fair Headliners


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The State Fair of Texas is finally here — one of our state’s most beloved events of the year. While there is notable debate over the best part of the fair, there’s no doubt the free concert series draws a large crowd every time. Here’s a list of who you can (and should) see live on the Chevrolet Main Stage this year.

 

Friday, October 5

Resurrection – A Journey Tribute – 5:30 & 8:30 p.m.

 

Saturday, October 6

Aaron Watson – 8:30 p.m.

 

Sunday, October 7

Austin Mahone – 5:30 p.m.

 

Friday, October 12

The Molly Ringwalds – 5:30 & 8:30 p.m.

 

Saturday, October 13

Ludacris – 8:30 p.m.

 

Sunday, October 14

Hunter Hayes – 8:30 p.m.

 

Friday, October 19

Bidi Bidi Banda – 5:30 & 8:30 p.m.

 

Saturday, October 20

Casting Crowns – 8:30 p.m.

 

Sunday, October 21

Banda Carnaval – 3 p.m.

 

In addition to the headlining acts performing each weekend of the fair, regional bands and musicians will play during weekdays. View the full concert schedule for more details.

Savvy State Fair Savings


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The countdown to the State Fair of Texas has begun! For those planning a trip (or a few trips!), these money-saving opportunities are available Friday, September 28 to Sunday, October 21.

 

Advance Tickets

Buying in advance (and printing yourself) will save you a couple of bucks on general admission. You can also purchase tickets through the DART GoPass app, which will save you $2 off every ticket, any day and allows you to access them right from your phone. Lastly, add tickets to your Kroger shopping list: $16.50 for general admission.

 

Big Tex Insider

Sign up to become a Big Tex Insider and get the latest ticket discounts emailed to you. Insiders also receive first access to pre-sales, information on every show and State Fair attraction, discounted merchandise from the Big Tex store, and a special message from Big Tex on your birthday!

 

Coca-Cola

Bring an empty 20 oz. bottle of any Coca-Cola product on any Thursday (Oct. 4, 11 and 18) during the fair and enter for only $9.

 

Dasani

Bring a full 20 oz. bottle of Dasani water or any 20 oz. Coca-Cola product for donation to the North Texas Food Bank and get in for only $9 on Opening Day.

 

Dr Pepper

Bring an empty Dr Pepper can on any Tuesday (Oct. 2, 9 and 16) and general admission is only $9.

 

Dr Pepper Half Price After 5 p.m.

Bring an empty Dr Pepper can after 5 p.m. each day and admission is half price.

 

First Responders Day

All active and retired public law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics and other emergency service agencies will receive free admission when they present a valid badge or ID card, plus up to three admission tickets for their family, on October 12.

 

Group Tickets

For groups of 20 or more, the fair offers tickets as low as $10 per person — a 33% savings overall.

 

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When you’re done eating those tasty nuggets, be sure to grab the coupons from your tray liner or to-go bag. You’ll save $5 off general admission or half the price of a kid’s admission (with purchase of general admission) on any day.

 

Military Appreciation Day

All active military, retired military and veterans receive free admission on Opening Day when they present valid documentation of military service. Spouses of service men and women with a valid Military Spouse ID also receive free admission, as well as accompanying children under the age of 18.

 

North Texas Food Bank

Bring four cans of food as a donation to the North Texas Food Bank on any Wednesday (Oct. 3, 10 and 17) during the fair and receive $4 admission.

 

Online Tickets

Online tickets are $1.50 less than tickets purchased at a State Fair gate.

 

Season Passes

Who doesn’t visit the fair multiple times? For around $45, the season pass grants you access every single day and includes one free single day, bring-a-friend ticket. All season passes come with a State Fair reusable bag, one free Midway race game, a 10% off coupon for State Fair gear at official stores on the fairgrounds, and a $5 discount on the 2018 State Fair of Texas Cookbook. Season passes can also be purchased at Kroger for $39.

 

Senior Days

Senior citizens 60 years and better get into the fair free every Thursday (Oct. 4, 11 and 18) of the State Fair.

 

Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty Thursdays are back, offering special food pricing every Thursday (Oct. 4, 11 and 18) during the fair. Save on everything from cotton candy to funnel cakes.

 

For more information on this year’s State Fair of Texas, visit BigTex.com.