The Week Ahead Events List for South Florida 12/19/14

Sunflower & LadybugI know that a sunflower is a strange thing to post so near to Christmas, but this is what we have been up to this week.  No, I am not done shopping and no I still have not made cookies!  Instead we went to a few Christmas Parties and released Ladybugs in our garden!  Our garden plot is doing pretty well, (aside from the bugs eating our beans) we have about 5 sunflowers and this one is just about perfect!  We may have some carrots in a few weeks too if the ladybugs do their jobs!

Here are some of my favorite things for the Holidays!

Santa’s Enchanted Evening will be in Wilton Manors this weekend. The snow is great fun!  Get there early as it does get a bit crowded!  Also don’t be silly like we were last year and forget to bring gloves.  We saved the day by letting my daughter take off her socks and put them on her hands! If you are not wearing socks and don’t have gloves…..well….not sure what to tell you at that point! 😉

Next up are my favorite Holiday Web sites! Who does not need a free personalized video message from Santa for the kids? Not to mention Norad Tracks Santa on Christmas Eve! We track Santa every Christmas Eve, it is loads of fun and pretty educational too!

Santa LandBass Pro Shops is the only place to get a free picture with Santa! We went last weekend and this year they did not have a craft other than a coloring page.  However all the games are up and a free photo with Santa does not hurt!

Here is the best place to go and see Christmas lights in Pompano Beach, are you ready? Behind the Cemetery on 6th Street (if you drive over you can’t miss them!) the whole street usually lights up and celebrates! I have not been over there yet this year, but we can’t wait to go back!  Tradewinds Park also does a drive through lighting of the park. I have not been to it yet, so let us know if you like it!

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Oh, and don’t forget that Santa will be on the Beach in Fort Lauderdale this weekend too!  Check out the video clips of the Pompano Boat Parade below if you missed it!

Click Here for the list of Events this week!

As Always! Special Thanks to our sponsors for making this site possible!  The lights at Garden of Lights Credit: Flamingo GardensFlamingo Garden are still up and it is a great way to spend a day while the kids are out of school next week!

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