Have The Run Of The City.

Tiny shops for mice are a new thing that have been popping up now. But how are the people supposed to shop if they can’t even get inside the building?

Fortunately, there are many people-sized buildings you can get into tonight. And inside them they have events going on. For people. — Cory Graves

Chad D’s 17th Annual Toy Drive and Concert at The Libertine
There’s a lot to be said for longevity, and for Chad Davenport, this marks the 17th year of his annual toy drive/concert on Lower Greenville. Bring an unwrapped toy to The Libertine tonight for the Dallas Life Foundation, and be regaled by the music of Straight Tequila Night, RTB2, CLIFFFS, Madison King, The Warden, Tommy Hale and King Cody Storm. — CG

Merry Scary Christmas: 48 Hour Film Race at Texas Theatre
Local filmmakers had just 48 hours earlier this month to put together Christmas-themed horror shorts. See what they were able to come up with while you drink it up in the OC. — Obed Manuel

Home Alone 2 Ice Cream Party at Alamo Drafthouse (Cedars)
How do you make your Monday not feel like a Monday? Throw in some all-you-can-eat ice cream, Macaulay Culkin and Joe Pesci into the mix. You can mess with a lot of things, but you can’t mess with kids on Christmas. — OM

AGFA Secret Screening at Alamo Drafthouse (Richardson)
Once a month Alamo Drafthouse will hold screenings of rare 35mm prints — everything from b-movies to classics. The thing is, you won’t know what movie they’ll be showing that night until the lights dim and the projectors start rolling. Good, bad, or otherwise, though, your tickets won’t cost a thing. — CG

Mike Lala at Deep Vellum Books
Poetry readings by 2016 Colorado Prize for Poetry winner Mike Lala, as well as Dallasites Paul Koniecki and MH Clay. — CG

To find out what else is going on today, this week and beyond, check out our event directory.

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