Holiday Weekend Events

Holiday Weekend Events

There are plenty of holiday themed events and activities going on in the Wichita Falls area through Christmas.

The historic and nationally recognized Kell House Museum in downtown Wichita Falls will be hosting their annual Candlelight Christmas Tours Saturday, December, 19th from 6-8 at night. Curator Stacie Flood explains that those who attend will be brought back in time to the early 20th-century as you learn what Christmas was like at the historic home of Wichita Falls Pioneer Frank Kell. The cost for entry is $1 for children and students, $4 for seniors and military, and $5 Adults.

"It is an opportunity for people to see the house all lit up for Christmas they get to see the whole house, unlike Santa House, where you only get to see the first floor," said Flood.

Electricitters at the River Bend Nature Center near Lucy Park in Wichita Falls is only on display for three more nights Friday, Saturday and December 26th from 6:30-8:30. Cost is $4 in advance and $5 at the gate. RBNC Executive Director Liz Martin explained what the money collected during their biggest fundraiser goes towards.

"Regardless if it is Electricritters or it's a fundraiser, it always goes back into the community because we are non-profit, so our main goal is to educate people and connect them to nature," said Martin.

Those education programs are enjoyed by more than 35,000 children and adults in the Texoma community that visit the RBNC each year.

Last but not least is the Burns Fantasy of Lights at Midwestern State University. There are more than 34 lighted animated displays on the front lawn of MSU along Taft Boulevard in Wichita Falls with more than 20,000 Christmas lights outlining the campus buildings. There is no cost to view the lights or displays, but donations are welcome to help ensure that the Fantasy of Lights will be back for another year.

You can click this link here to view the Wichita Falls Visitors Bureau Holiday event website with a full list of things going on up until Christmas.

Jack Carney, Newschannel 6