The Arthritis Foundation’s 24th annual Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis takes place at 2 p.m. in downtown Fort Worth. Registration fee: $15-$30. 214-818-0359, www.JBR.org/FortWorth.
The 62nd Annual Jewel Charity Ball kicks off at 7:30 p.m. at the Water Gardens Plaza at the Fort Worth Convention Center. To attend, you must be an Angel donor. Angel donations begin at $2,500 per couple. 817-732-9333, www.jewelcharity.org.
Fort Worth favorite Ava Pine joins the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for “Dallas Symphony Christmas Pops” at Meyerson Symphony Center. $19-$119. 214-692-0203, www.mydso.com.
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra presents “A DSO Family Christmas” at 11 a.m. at Meyerson Symphony Center. $87-$306. 214-692-0203, www.mydso.com.
Schola Cantorum presents “Home for the Holidays” at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church on Dec. 6 and at Arborlawn United Methodist Church on Dec. 7. $13-$15. 817-485-2500, www.scholatexas.com.
Joined by the Southwestern Seminary Master Chorale, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra performs Handel’s Messiah at 7:30 p.m. at Bass Hall. $25-$75. 817-665-6000, www.fwsymphony.org.
Hall Ensemble presents the holiday program “Deck the Halls,” featuring Jill Levy on harp and Ruth Ann Ritchie on flute, at Botanical Research Institute of Texas. $15-$25. 817-456-3584, www.hallensemble.org.
Vocalist Jubilant Sykes comes to Meyerson Symphony Center for a 7:30 p.m. concert, “Christmas Spirituals.” $19-$99. 214-692-0203, www.mydso.com.
Part of the Classical Criterion series, pianist Evgeny Kissin performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Winspear Opera House. $20-$85. 214-880-0202, www.attpac.org.
Amphibian Stage Productions, along with National Theatre Live, presents multiple screenings of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet in the auditorium of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. $12-$20. 817-923-3012, www.amphibianstage.com.
Part of the Magnolia at the Modern film series, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents a screening of A Ballerina’s Tale. $6-$9 (Sunday noon show is half-price). 817-738-9215, www.themodern.org.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth screens Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict as part of its Magnolia at the Modern film series. $6-$9 (Sunday noon show is half-price). 817-738-9215, www.themodern.org.
Festivals and Outdoor Activities
Featuring more than 100 lighted floats and marching bands, Grapevine’s annual Parade of Lights takes place along historic Main Street. Free. www.grapevinetexasusa.com/
Keller’s Holly Days takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. in Keller Town Center and includes snow tubing, live entertainment, food, crafts, the Very Merry Light Parade and the lighting of the town Christmas tree. Free (donation of one nonperishable food item for admission to craft and activities area). 817-743-4000, www.cityofkeller.com.
The city of Bedford hosts its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration at the Bedford Library and Old Bedford School. The event will offer train rides, cookie decorating and singing. Free. 817-952-2100, www.bedfordtx.gov/events.
The annual Christmas in the Stockyards event takes place from noon to 5 p.m. Activities include face painting, games, live music and photos with Cowboy Santa. Free. 817-625-9715, www.fortworthstockyards.org.
Roanoke’s Old-Fashioned Christmas kicks off at 5 p.m. at Austin Street Plaza. The annual event features bounce houses, carriage rides, crafts and carolers. Free. 817-491-2411, http://roanoketexas.com.
The 32nd annual A Candlelight Christmas in Ryan Place spotlights historic homes in Fort Worth. $15-$20. www.ryanplacefortworth.com.