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Dec. 24 The Market Plaza in the Delmar Loop will host the SHOW ME CHANUKAH MENORAH LIGHTING, starting at 7:30 p.m. The event will have free live music, food and dancing. (visittheloop.com/holidays2016)

Dec. 28 The Market Plaza in the Delmar Loop will celebrate the weeklong holiday of Kwanzaa with the KWANZAA CELEBRATION AND KINARA LIGHTING CEREMONY. The event starts at 4 p.m. (visittheloop.com/holidays2016)

Dec. 28 The St. Louis County Library will host the RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE at 2 p.m. Potential donors must be a minimum of 16 years old with parental consent or 17 years old without. (stlouis.eventful.com)

Kaitlynn Martin is the editorial intern at Feast Magazine and Ladue News. Chicago-style hot dogs will forever have her heart.

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