Check out these events around the country this coming week:
Brookshire, Texas: Houston Hot Air Balloon Festival & Victory Cup Polo Match (December 13-14)
Come on out and enjoy "America's Polo Match" as it makes a stop west of Houston, for a gorgeous day of green grass, majestic horses, heart-pounding polo, dozens of food and alcohol partners, and beautiful hot air balloons. At the Brookshire Polo Club, Brookshire, Texas.
To watch a promotional video for the Victory Cup click on the player below:
Phoenix, Ariz.: Phoenix Festival of the Arts (December 13-15)
The weekend-long celebration of arts, music, and culinary delights takes place in Margaret T. Hance Park. With more than 170 art vendors, food trucks, and a full lineup of live music and entertainment taking place on three stages, as well as a hands-on community mural, it's the perfect time to shop local and celebrate the season.
Greensboro, N.C.: The Running of the Balls (December 14)
This night run/walk on a 5K course through Sunset Hills takes participants through the largest neighborhood light display in the United States. Bands and choral groups throughout the course add to the experience culminating in a block party with cider, hot cocoa and carols.
Now in its eighth year, the 3,500 participants annually raise more than $50,000 for Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina.
To view a video click on the player below:
Washington, D.C.: Swingin' in the Season (December 14)
Join the United States Air Force Band for our annual holiday concert, featuring the Airmen of Note and Singing Sergeants performing jazz-inspired holiday music, and a surprise visitor from the North Pole. At DAR Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C.
Tallahassee, Fla.: Winter Solstice Celebration: Southeastern Native American Festival (December 14-15)
Join us at Florida's Apalachee-Spanish Living History Museum for two days of Southeastern Native American dancing, craft vendors, cultural demonstrations, music, archery, and storytelling. At Mission San Luis, Tallahassee, Fla.