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In this digest: Get in the holiday groove, enjoy some laughs for a good cause, and order Christmas dinners to go. 


Toy Drive + Local Music Legends

This Sunday, the Merry Swishmas toy drive returns to East End Backyard for its 4th year. Bring a new toy for a chance to win prizes, and keep an eye out for a special surprise guest. SwishaHouse DJs will provide the tunes. 


Laugh your way into the holidays

Stand-up comedy, live music, and an appearance by Santa will make sure this Christmas Comedy Spectacular lives up to its name. Advance tickets to the Friday show are just $10, plus your first drink is free with a toy donation. 


Delicious Christmas dinner takeout 

Let Indianola feed your family and friends this holiday. Place to-go orders by Dec. 18 for pick-up on Christmas Eve. Enjoy appetizers, desserts, and everything in between. 


Get all your last-minute holiday gifts in EaDo
Pick up the most stylish presents in town at Magpies & Peacocks. Go to Alchemy Salon for the best hair products. Grab their favorite brews from 8th Wonder and True Anomaly. Surprise them with a new set of wheels from EaDo Bike Co or ScootsTX. Get them back in tip-top shape with a membership to Facet Seven Fitness, F45 Training – EaDo, or EaDo Fitness. Pick them up some tasty treats from Tout Suite and Koffeteria. Lastly, don’t forget gift cards to all their favorite EaDo restaurants!


Local Business Love:


Tiny Champions

Get them the gift that keeps on sipping. Gift cards are available in-restaurant or online. 


The Green Bone

Treat your pooch to a doggie daycare party, or book their holiday boarding before spots fill up. 


Texas Avenue BNB

You’ve just found the perfect venue for holiday events and/or to keep your out-of-town visitors. 



The Eggroll Smashed Burger is here and it’s unlike any burger you’ve probably ever tasted. 


Little Woodrow’s

This EaDO favorite is hosting an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party on Saturday.


Sekai Night & Day

Get ready for Sunday Funday to be back in a big way on New Year’s Day.