December is here and this weekend looks to have a great selection of family-friendly things to do to get you in the holiday spirit.

1. You can visit Santa this weekend in downtown Texarkana and also see all of the great trees and holiday lights.

2.A Big selection of live music in Texarkana. There are some great bands to check out. From the sounds of Texarkana Favorite Relentless to Scotty Alexander you can listen to some great local bands,

3. How about some Christmas lights? There are multiple places for you to see some great light displays in the area. Carmella's in Longview, The Wonderland of Lights in Marshall, and of course the original Santa Land in Tyler.

4.  Christmas at the Perot. You can enjoy a performance from TSo and Santa on Sunday.

5.  Maybe you are doing some Christmas shopping. Here is the most searched for Christmas gift in Texarkana right now.

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