HPU Prayer Breakfast

The 48th annual Prayer Breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. Friday in the James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center at High Point University, High Point. To confirm attendance, visit www.highpoint.edu/prayerbreakfast. Parking and shuttle service will be available from Oak Hollow Mall, 921 Eastchester Drive in High Point, beginning at 6:45 a.m.

6 THURSDAY

AUDITIONS

Lead Role of Abby In “Starbright”: 6-8 p.m. Dec. 6. The Drama Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB. A child is needed to fill the role. This female lead must have a playable age range of 6-11. Head shots and experience are not necessary. Auditions will consist of a cold reading from the script and improvisation. No preparation is necessary. Show dates are January 17-20. Call Todd Fisher, 336-373-2974, to book an appointment.

CLUBS & CAFES

Sheila Duell with Dave Fox, Neill Clegg and Matt Kendrick: 5:30-8:30 p.m. O.Henry Hotel, 624 Green Valley Road, GB. 336-854-2000.

f Open Mic with Country Dan Collins: 6:30 p.m. Muddy Creek Cafe, 5455 Bethania Road, WS. 336-923-8623.

f Old Time Jam: Leveneleven Brewing, 1111 Coliseum Blvd., GB. www.leveneleven.com

FUN STUFF

Candle Tea: 1-8:30 p.m. Dec. 6-7; 11:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Dec. 8. Single Brothers’ House, 600 S. Main St., WS. $5, $1 for children 12 and under. www.homemoravian.org/candletea.

Create Your Own Christmas Crafts: 1-3 p.m. Dec. 6; 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Dec. 7; 1-3 p.m. Dec. 12. Smith Senior Center, 2401 Fairview St., GB. Crafts and prices vary. Register to participate at least one week in advance of the program: 336-373-7564.

Crochet 150 with Grace Stamper: 2-5 p.m. Randolph Arts Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., AB. For ages 18 and up. $30 for members, $35 for non-members. www.randolphartsguild.com.

Author Matt Stansberry, “Rust Belt Arcana”: 7 p.m. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. https://matthewstansberry.com

MUSIC

f Holiday Concert In LeBauer Park: 6:30-8:30 p.m. 208 N. Davie St., GB. Music by Sinai Mountain Ramblers, Israeli dance and crafts.

An Evening with Mat “Twain” Davidson: 7-8:30 p.m. The Centennial Station Arts Center, 121 S. Centennial St., HP. $5. Online tickets may be purchased at HighPointArts.org/events or over the phone at 336-889-2787, Ext. 26.

Holidays with Canadian Brass: 7:30 p.m. Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University, WS. Pre-performance talk at 6:40 p.m. Tickets: $5-$24 or free with a WFU ID. www.secrest.wfu.edu or 336-758-5757.

SCREENINGS

”White Christmas”: 1 p.m. Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., AB. www.sunsettheatre.org.

”Antony & Cleopatra”: 7 p.m. The Grande, 3205 Northline Ave., GB; Brassfield, 2101 New Garden Road, GB. www.fathomevents.com.

THEATER

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas”: 7 p.m. Dec. 6, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 8, 2 p.m. Dec. 9. Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., AB. $6 for anyone over 3-years-old. www.rytc.org.

”Holiday Edition”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6-7; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8; 2 p.m. Dec. 9. Mountcastle Black Box Theatre, Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce St., WS. 336-747-1414 or www.rhodesartcenter.org.

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

”Art Salad”: 8 p.m. SECCA, 750 Marguerite Drive, WS. An informal session about contemporary art. www.secca.org.

7 FRIDAY

AUDITIONS

Short Tales for Children Auditions: 5-7 p.m. Dec. 7 at Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St., GB. Also, 1-3 p.m. Dec. 8 at Stephen D. Hyers Theatre, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB. Open to children ages 8-15. www.thedramacenter.com or 336-373-2728.

CLUBS & CAFES

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Smash ‘Til Dawn: 7 p.m. Geeksboro Battle Pub, 2618 Lawndale Drive, GB. 336-355-7180.

Kountry Wayne: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. The Comedy Zone, 1126 S. Holden Road, GB. 336-333-1034.

Si Kahn and Joe Jencks: 8-10:30 p.m. Muddy Creek Music Hall, 5455 Bethania Road, WS. $18, $16 for Fiddle and Bow members. www.fiddleandbow.org.

Eric Gales With Cory Luetjen & Travelling Blues Band: 9 p.m. Blind Tiger, 1819 Spring Garden St., GB. $12-$150. www.theblindtiger.com.

Unfortunate Gentlemen, GASP, Greenthing: 9 p.m.-midnight. Monstercade, 204 W. Acadia Ave., WS. 336-893-8592.

Pop-Up Dance Club: 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Print Works Bistro, 702 Green Valley Road, GB. Featuring DJ Jessica Mashburn. 336-379-0699.

Open Mic: Uprising Books and Coffee, 655 Washington St., Eden. 336-612-2857.

DANCE

UNCSA’s “The Nutcracker”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 12-14; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 16. Stevens Center, 405 Fourth St. NW, WS. Guest dancers Yuriko Kajiya as the Sugar Plum Fairy and Connor Walsh as the Cavalier Prince for two performances: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 and Dec. 13. Tickets available at the Stevens Center box office and online at uncsa.edu/performances.

Beginner Salsa: 6 p.m. Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB. Studio 305 $10 per class, $35 four classes. www.greensborosalsadance.com. 336-303-8782.

FUN STUFF

48th Annual Prayer Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center, High Point University, HP. To confirm attendance, visit www.highpoint.edu/prayerbreakfast.

Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation Holiday Party: 10 a.m.-noon. Lindley Recreation Center, 2907 Springwood Drive, GB. Gift swap and lunch ($3). To register: 336-373-2626.

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 7-15. Simon Jewelers, 1345 N. Main St., HP. Come in to cast your vote for the best tree. www.simonjewelers.com

Knitting Now: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Never tried knitting before? Teacher will help you get started. Bring needles if you have them. Yarn is provided. Hemphill Branch Library, 2301 W. Vandalia Road, GB. 336-373-2925.

Dale Edwards Art Opening: 6 p.m. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

Triad A Cappella Connection: 6 p.m. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

f First Friday: 6-9 p.m. Downtown Greensboro. Art galleries, alternative art spaces and merchants remain open later with special activities. www.firstfridaygreensboro.org.

Holiday Show Extravaganza: 7 p.m. 2000 E. Wendover Ave., GB. Live music, dancing, local vendors. Proceeds will go towards The Amadi Way Project, a program focusing on community and economic development. Tickets are $15 online and $20 at the door. Go to eventbrite.com and type in The Holiday Show Extravaganza. For more information about the event and sponsorships, contact Katina Amadi at 336-854-6206.

f First Friday Drum Circle: 7 p.m. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., GB. Information at Greensboro Downtown Parks on Facebook. 336-373-7533.

Gift Wrapping Demo: 7:30-8:30 p.m. GreenHill, 200 N. Davie St., GB. Learn gift wrapping tips and tricks. Free to watch, $5 for supplies and on-the-spot instruction if you would like to wrap a gift from home. www.greenhillnc.org.

Nightmares Around Elm Street: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Haunted tours of downtown Greensboro. $13-$15. Discount at www.carolinahistoryandhaunts.com. 336-905-4060.

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

Cast But Not Least & Historic Slip! Decoration in N.C.: 6-7:30 p.m. North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 E. Ave., Seagrove. Runs through Feb. 23. www.ncpotterycenter.org

f First Friday with Live Music By Julia Goodson: 6-9 p.m. GreenHill, 200 N. Davie St., GB. www.greenhillnc.org.

MUSIC

Greensboro Symphony Holiday Concert: 7-9 p.m. Walter Williams High School, 1307 S. Church St., BU. Admission to the concert is free with a donation of non-perishable food items to benefit the Salvation Army. www.greensborosymphony.org.

Holiday Cheer with Newberry and Verch: 8 p.m. The Crown, Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., GB. $15. www.carolinatheatre.com.

f Bending Towards the Light: A Jazz Nativity: 6 p.m. Dec. 7, 5 p.m. Dec. 8. West Market Street United Methodist Church, 302 W. Market St., GB. Featuring jazzy choral and solo carols, dramatic readings and dance. The MarketBell Ringers will present a concert of Christmas music one hour before each show. 336-275-4587.

THEATER

”Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.”: 10 a.m. Dec. 7, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 8, 2-4 p.m. Dec. 9. Arts and Athletic Center, 2015 Pleasant Ridge Road, GB. Presented by New Garden Friends School (in conjunction with Greensboro Performing Arts, students in grades 3-6). Donations are appreciated.

”A Christmas Carol”: 7 p.m. Dec. 7-8; 2 p.m. Dec. 9. Fitzpatrick Auditorium, Kernersville Elementary School, 512 W. Mountain St., KV. Presented by the Kernersville Little Theatre. www.kltheatre.com

”Elf: The Musical Jr.”: 7 p.m. Dec. 7, 13-14; 2 p.m. Dec. 8-9, 15-16. Community Theatre of Greensboro, 520 S. Elm St., GB. $8. www.ctgso.org.

”A Christmas Carol”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 13-14, 18-21; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 15, 22-23; 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 16. Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce St., WS. Staged adaptation of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic presented by Triad Stage. $10-$53. 336-272-0160. Tickets and information on related events at triadstage.org.

”An Old Salem Christmas Carol”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7-8, 13-14, 20-22; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 16. SECCA, 750 Marguerite Drive, WS. Tickets are $24 for adults and $22 for students; discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. Tickets are available online and the box office is open for phone sales Wednesday through Friday from noon-4 p.m. Call 336-725-4001 for tickets or purchase them online at www.LTofWS.org.

”Holiday Edition”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8; 2 p.m. Dec. 9. Mountcastle Black Box Theatre, Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce St., WS. 336-747-1414 or www.rhodesartcenter.org.

”Miracle On 34th Street”: 8 p.m. Dec. 7-8, 12-15, 17-19; 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 16. Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance, 1047 W. Northwest Blvd., WS. www.wstheatrealliance.org.

”Songs of Light & Wonder”: 8 p.m. Dec. 7-8, 2 p.m. Dec. 9. Triad Stage, 232 S. Elm St., GB. Tickets: $15, $25 and $45, available at the box office, 336-272-0160 or triadstage.org

8 SATURDAY

DANCE

f ”The Simplified Nutcracker”: 10 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Van Dyke Performance Space, 200 N. Davie St., GB. www.thevandyke.org.

UNCSA’s “The Nutcracker”: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 15; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12-14; 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 16. Stevens Center, 405 Fourth St. NW, WS. The performance will showcase guest dancers Yuriko Kajiya as the Sugar Plum Fairy and Connor Walsh as the Cavalier Prince for only two performances: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 and Dec. 13. Tickets are available at the Stevens Center box office and online at uncsa.edu/performances.

Greensboro Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”: 3 p.m. Dec. 8-9, 16; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., GB. Tickets start at $17.50. 336-333-2605 or www.carolinatheatre.com.

Dance Center of Greensboro: The Nutcracker: 7 p.m. Dec. 8, 2 p.m. Dec. 9. High Point Theatre, 220 E. Commerce Ave. HP. $17. www.highpointtheatre.com.

f Greensboro Social Dance Club: 8-11 p.m. Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, GB. 336-643-6088.

CLUBS & CAFES

FemFest V: 2 p.m. Monstercade, 204 W. Acadia Ave., WS. 336-893-8592.

Every Time I Die: 6 p.m. Arizona Pete’s, 2900 Patterson St., GB. $25-$30. arizonapetes.com/events. 336-632-9889.

No Shave Finale and Beard Competition: 6-10 p.m. The Beer Growler, 3424 Robinhood Road, WS. 336-893-8251. www.thebeergrowlerwinstonsalem.net

A Cup of Blues: 6:30 p.m. Gypsy Road Brewing, 1105 E. Mountain St., KV. www.piedmontblues.org.

Jeff and Kathy Brooks: 6-8 p.m. Muddy Creek Music Hall, 5455 Bethania Road, WS. 336-923-8623.

The Penn Family: 6:30-9:30 p.m. O.Henry Hotel, 624 Green Valley Road, GB. 336-854-2000.

Kountry Wayne: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. The Comedy Zone, 1126 S. Holden Road, GB. 336-333-1034.

Shiloh Hill: 7-10 p.m. Four Saints Brewery, 218 S. Fayetteville St., AB. 336-610-3722.

Jazzy Christmas: 8 p.m. The Ramkat, 170 W. Ninth St., WS. With Marcus Anderson and Toni Redd. Tickets start at $35. www.theramkat.com

Radio Romance With Megan Doss & Newlina: 8 p.m. The Blind Tiger, 1819 Spring Garden St., GB. $10-$100. 336-272-9888.

Cane Mill Road, The Wildmans: 8-10:30 p.m. Muddy Creek Music Hall, 5455 Bethania Road, WS. $10 in advance, $16 at the door. 336-923-8623.

Improvisational Comedy: 8 and 9:30 p.m. The Idiot Box, 2134 Lawndale Drive, GB. All-ages show, 8 p.m. only. $8-$10. 336-274-2699.

Latin Night: 10 p.m. Artistika, 523 S. Elm St., GB. Salsa class at 9:30 p.m. $5. 336-271-2686.

FUN STUFF

Breakfast With Santa: 8-10 a.m. Thataways Youth Center, 1331 Overbrook Road, BU. Arts and crafts, face-painting and visit with Santa. Breakfast will include coffee, orange juice, a biscuit and fruit. 336-222-5134. Pre-registration is required; no walk-ins day of event. www.BurlingtonNC.gov/thataways.

f Saxapahaw Holiday Market: 9 a.m. Dec. 8, 10 a.m. Dec. 9. Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Road, Saxapahaw. 336-675-2440. www.hawriverballroom.com.

Binding Together Yoga & Book Club: 9 a.m. Dec. 8, 15, 22, 29. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

f Christmas Cruise-in: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Petty’s Garage, 311 Branson Mill Road, Randleman. Rain, snow or shine. 336-495-6626.

Salem Saturdays: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 15 and Dec. 29. Old Salem Museum & Gardens, 600 S. Main St., WS. From 1-7 p.m. Dec. 22 “Salem Night: Softly the Night is Sleeping” will be in place of Salem Saturdays. $35, $16 for children. www.oldsalem.org.

21st Annual Brenner Children’s Hospital Toy Run: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. High Harley-Davidson, 3036 N.C. 68. HP. Rain or shine. 336-273-1101.

f Needle Arts: 10-11 a.m. Glenwood Branch Library, 1901 W. Florida St., GB. www.library.greensboro-nc.gov

Adult/Youth Gingerbread House Creations: 10 a.m.-noon. Sawtooth School for Visual Arts, 251 N. Spruce St., WS. $30 for members, $40 for non-members. www.sawtooth.org.

A Tour Through Local History: Museum hours, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. ice skating, noon-6 p.m. Kernersville Museum, 127 W. Mountain St., KV. Admission is free to the museum, ice skating is $7 for 30 minutes of skate time.

f A Garden of Inspiration: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., KV. Experience the Yuletide season with “The Natural Wonder of Christmas.”

A Victorian Christmas at Körner’s Folly: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Historic Körner’s Folly, 413 S. Main St., KV. $10, $6 for children 6-18, under 6 free.

Silk Scarf Dyeing Workshop: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sawtooth School for Visual Art, 251 N. Spruce St., WS. $90 for members, $120 for non-members. www.sawtooth.org.

Drawing: Capturing Light, Shadow and Form: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sawtooth School for Visual Art, 251 N. Spruce St., WS. www.sawtooth.org.

Children’s Storytime: 11 a.m. Dec. 8, 15, 22, 29. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

f Visits with Santa: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 8 and 15. Reynolda Village, 2250 Reynolda Road, WS. 336-758-5150.

“Coffee and Canvas”: 11:15 a.m. Griffin Recreation Center, 5301 Hilltop Road, GB. The class is for active older adults. This twist on the paint and sip craze will give people a chance to socialize while painting and sipping coffee. Cost is $5, which includes supplies and coffee. Gina Carmon, 336-373-2928 or Latrisha.Carmon@greensboro-nc.gov.

Jingle Bash & Bazaar: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The Tiny Gallery, 125 Bruce St. (off Spring Garden), GB. Local artisan holiday gift sale. Jennifer Nichols, 336-707-4663.

Mimosa Holiday Home Show: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 2109 Mimosa Drive, Friendly Homes Neighborhood, GB. Locally hand-crafted gifts which include jewelry, pottery, fiber dolls, creatively-designed home fabrics, felted scarves, upcycled bags, natural soaps, handmade paper, ornaments and more.

f Vietri Founder Event with Susan Gravely: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Replacements, Ltd., off I-40/I-85 (exit 132) at 1089 Knox Road, McLeansville. Gravely will sign copies of her book and Vietri pieces purchased from Replacements. www.replacements.com/store.

Okra Santa Ornaments with Cara Bevan: noon-4 p.m. Randolph Arts Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., AB. For ages 11 and up. $50 for members, $55 for non-members. www.randolphartsguild.com.

Holiday Party in LeBauer Park: noon-3 p.m. 208 N. Davie St., GB. Caroling and live holiday music, crafts and games, and a photographer will be on site to take your picture with Santa.

f Acrylic Painting Class: 1-2 p.m. Eden Library, 598 S. Pierce St., Eden. $25. 336-623-3168.

f Bookin’ it Around the World: 1-2 p.m. Glenwood Branch Library, 1901 W. Florida St., GB. www.library.greensboro-nc.gov

f Adult Crafting: Holiday Edition: 1-3 p.m. McGirt-Horton Branch Library, 2501 Phillips Ave., GB. www.library.greensboro-nc.gov

”Tea with Clara”: 1:45 p.m. Dec. 8-9. Renaissance Room, Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., GB. $22 per person. 336-333-2605 or www.carolinatheatre.com.

f Winter Festival of Lights: 2-4 p.m. Central Library, 219 N. Church St., GB. www.library.greensboro-nc.gov

f Manga, Anime, and Graphic Novel Club: 2-5 p.m. Benjamin Branch Library, 1530 Benjamin Parkway, GB. www.library.greensboro-nc.gov

Showing Love Holiday Event: 2-5 p.m. Windsor Recreation Center, 1601 E. Gate City Blvd., GB. Enjoy poetry basketball, cookies and other refreshments, face-painting and gifts.

f “Alamance Writers’ Afternoon and Signing Showcase”: 2-7 p.m. Burlington Artists League Gallery, Space 340, Holly Hill Mall, 309 Huffman Mill Road, BU. Wayne Drumheller, author, editor and founder of the Creative Short Book Writers Project will team up with eight local published authors. Wayne Drumheller, 336-266-6461 or waynedrumheller.hd@gmail.com.

Come Write In! Creative Writing Group: 3 p.m. Dec. 8, 15, 22, 29. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

f HB African-American Literature Club: 3-5 p.m. Lucky 32, 1421 Westover Terrace, GB. www.library.greensboro-nc.gov

‘Tis the Season: 3-6 p.m. Brown Recreation Center, 302 E. Vandalia Road, GB. A holiday festival for the whole family. Holiday arts and crafts, vendors, pictures with Santa and train rides.

Winterfest: 4-8 p.m. Grogan Park, 308 E. Stadium Drive, Eden.

Cookies with Santa: 5-8 p.m. McLeansville Lions Club, 1124 Mount Hope Church Road, McLeansville. Write letters to Santa, have cookies and hot cocoa, mail your letters and visit with Santa and his elves. Mrs. Claus may stop by, too. lionsclub@mcleansville.org.

Food Writer, Georgann Eubanks, “The Month of Their Ripening: North Carolina Heritage Foods Through the Year”: Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.georganneubanks.net/HOME.html

Fly Fishing 101: Orvis Retail Store, 627 Friendly Center Road, GB. 336-547-7898.

MUSEUM & GALLERIES

Theatre Art Galleries Christmas Workshop: 10 a.m.-noon. 200 E. Commerce Ave. (inside High Point Theatre), HP. $40 for TAG members, $45 for non-members. Jennifer Donley, 336-878-7850 or jennifer@tagart.org.

MUSIC

Jimmy Fortune: 7 p.m. The Liberty Showcase Theater, 101 S. Fayetteville St., Liberty. Tickets start at $35. www.thelibertyshowcase.com.

Michael Jackson Tribute Show: 7 p.m. Odeon Theatre, Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., GB. Tickets are $20, $25 and $50. www.greensborocoliseum.com.

Beatlesque: A Tribute to The Beatles: 7:30 p.m. The Crown, Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., GB. $15. www.carolinatheatre.com.

The Barnyard Bandits: 7:30 p.m. The Barn Dance, 6341 Phillippi Road off N.C. 62, Julian. With Tony Straughn. $10 adults, $5 ages 18 and younger. 336-685-9200.

SCREENINGS

”Buttons: A New Musical Film”: 12:55 p.m. The Grande, 3205 Northline Ave., GB. www.fathomevents.com.

THEATER

”Black Nativity”: 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Dec. 8, 15; 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9; 1 p.m. Dec. 11, 16; 6 p.m. Dec. 13-14. Barn Dinner Theatre, 120 Stage Coach Trail, GB. www.barndinner.com.

”A Christmas Carol”: 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 15, 22-23; 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 16; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13-14, 18-21. Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce St., WS. Staged adaptation of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic presented by Triad Stage. $10-$53. 336-272-0160. Tickets and information on related events at triadstage.org.

”Elf: The Musical Jr.”: 2 p.m. Dec. 8-9, 15-16; 7 p.m. Dec. 13-14. Community Theatre of Greensboro, 520 S. Elm St., GB. $8. www.ctgso.org.

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas”: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 8, 2 p.m. Dec. 9. Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., AB. $6 for anyone over 3-years-old. www.rytc.org.

”Holiday Edition”: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 2 p.m. Dec. 9. Mountcastle Black Box Theatre, Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce St., WS. 336-747-1414 or www.rhodesartcenter.org.

”One Christmas Eve”: 6 p.m. Dec. 8-9. Providence Baptist Church, 1106 Tuscaloosa St., GB. Benefit play for Children’s Home Society. Free but love offering will be taken. 336-273-7552.

”A Christmas Carol”: 7 p.m. Dec. 8, 2 p.m. Dec. 9. Fitzpatrick Auditorium, Kernersville Elementary School, 512 W. Mountain St., KV. Presented by the Kernersville Little Theatre. www.kltheatre.com

”Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.”: 7-9 p.m. Dec. 8, 2-4 p.m. Dec. 9. Arts and Athletic Center, 2015 Pleasant Ridge Road, GB. Presented by New Garden Friends School (in conjunction with Greensboro Performing Arts, students in grades 3-6). Donations are appreciated.

”An Old Salem Christmas Carol”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 13-14, 20-22; 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 16; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15. SECCA, 750 Marguerite Drive, WS. Tickets are $24 for adults and $22 for students; discounts available for groups of 10 or more. Tickets available online and by box office phone sales Wednesday through Friday from noon-4 p.m. Call 336-725-4001 for tickets or purchase them online at www.LTofWS.org.

”Miracle On 34th Street”: 8 p.m. Dec. 8, 12-15, 17-19; 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 16. Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance, 1047 W. Northwest Blvd., WS. www.wstheatrealliance.org.

”Songs of Light & Wonder”: 8 p.m. Dec. 8, 2 p.m. Dec. 9. Triad Stage, 232 S. Elm St., GB. Tickets: $15, $25 and $45, available at the box office, 336-272-0160 or triadstage.org

9 SUNDAY

CLUBS & CAFES

Comics for Kids Sale: 1-6 p.m. Geeksboro Battle Pub, 2618 Lawndale Drive, GB. 336-355-7180.

Elliott Humphries: 1-3 p.m. Muddy Creek Cafe, 5455 Bethania Road, WS. 336-923-8623.

Sarah Potenza: 6-9 p.m. Muddy Creek Cafe, 5455 Bethania Road, WS. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 336-923-8623.

Kountry Wayne: 7 p.m. The Comedy Zone, 1126 S. Holden Road, GB. 336-333-1034.

Parmalee With Kasey Tyndall: 8 p.m. The Blind Tiger, 1819 Spring Garden St., GB. $15-$200. 336-272-9888.

Two Girls One Tour & Friends: 9 p.m.-midnight. Monstercade, 204 W. Acadia Ave., WS. 336-893-8592.

DANCE

Dance Center of Greensboro: The Nutcracker: 2 p.m. High Point Theatre, 220 E. Commerce Ave. HP. $17. www.highpointtheatre.com.

UNCSA’s “The Nutcracker”: 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 16; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12-14; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15. Stevens Center, 405 Fourth St. NW, WS. The performance will showcase guest dancers Yuriko Kajiya as the Sugar Plum Fairy and Connor Walsh as the Cavalier Prince for only two performances: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 and Dec. 13. Tickets are available at the Stevens Center box office and online at uncsa.edu/performances.

Greensboro Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”: 3 p.m. Dec. 9, 16; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., GB. Tickets start at $17.50. 336-333-2605 or www.carolinatheatre.com.

FUN STUFF

Gate City Meditation: 9 a.m. Dec. 9, 16, 23, 30. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

Unitarian Universalists in Covenant: 11 a.m. Dec. 9, 16, 23, 30. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

Author Michelle Johnson, “Skill in Action: Radicalizing Your Yoga Practice to Create a Just World”: 1 p.m. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.michellecjohnson.com

f Soulflow Yoga: 2-3 p.m. Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St., GB. 336-373-5881.

Knights of Vandalia Chess Club: 2-4 p.m. Hemphill Branch Library, 2301 W. Vandalia Road, GB. Learn to play chess or practice your strategies. Develop critical thinking skills and compete against other players. 336-373-2925.

Author Dwayne Walls, “Backstage at the Lost Colony”: 3 p.m. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.obsentinel.com and search for “Backstage at the Lost Colony.”

f Piedmont Hiking and Outing Club: Weekly hikes and events. www.piedmonthikingandoutingclub.org.

MUSIC

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: 3 and 7:30 p.m. Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., GB. Tickets start at $38. www.trans-siberian.com.

Doug Baker Student Recital with Ukuleles: 4:30 p.m. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

THEATER

”Black Nativity”: 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9; 1 p.m. Dec. 11, 16; 6 p.m. Dec. 13-14; 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Dec. 15. Barn Dinner Theatre, 120 Stage Coach Trail, GB. www.barndinner.com.

”A Christmas Carol”: 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 16; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13-14, 18-21; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, 22-23. Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce St., WS. Staged adaptation of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic presented by Triad Stage. $10-$53. 336-272-0160. Tickets and information on related events at triadstage.org.

”A Christmas Carol”: 2 p.m. Fitzpatrick Auditorium, Kernersville Elementary School, 512 W. Mountain St., KV. Presented by the Kernersville Little Theatre. www.kltheatre.com

”An Old Salem Christmas Carol”: 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 16; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13-14, 20-22; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15. SECCA, 750 Marguerite Drive, WS. Tickets are $24 for adults and $22 for students; discounts for groups of 10 or more: available online and the box office for phone sales Wednesday through Friday from noon-4 p.m. Call 336-725-4001 online at www.LTofWS.org.

”Elf: The Musical Jr.”: 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 15-16; 7 p.m. Dec. 13-14. Community Theatre of Greensboro, 520 S. Elm St., GB. $8. www.ctgso.org.

”Holiday Edition”: 2 p.m. Mountcastle Black Box Theatre, Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce St., WS. 336-747-1414 or www.rhodesartcenter.org.

”Miracle On 34th Street”: 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 16; 8 p.m. Dec. 12-15, 17-19. Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance, 1047 W. Northwest Blvd., WS. www.wstheatrealliance.org.

”Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.”: 2-4 p.m. Arts and Athletic Center, 2015 Pleasant Ridge Road, GB. Presented by New Garden Friends School (in conjunction with Greensboro Performing Arts, students in grades 3-6). Donations are appreciated.

”Songs of Light & Wonder”: 2 p.m. Triad Stage, 232 S. Elm St., GB. Tickets: $15, $25 and $45, available at the box office, 336-272-0160 or triadstage.org

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas”: 2 p.m. Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., AB. $6 for anyone over 3-years-old. www.rytc.org.

”One Christmas Eve”: 6 p.m. Providence Baptist Church, 1106 Tuscaloosa St., GB. Benefit play for Children’s Home Society. Free but love offering will be taken. 336-273-7552.

SCREENINGS

”White Christmas”: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 9, 12. The Grande, 3205 Northline Ave., GB. www.fathomevents.com.

10 MONDAY

DANCE

Line Dance Classes: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department, 300 S. Second Ave., Mayodan. Registration is open for line-dance classes. Cost: $7.50 a class for ages 16 and older. Instructor: Dane Joyce. Call Lauren at the recreation department, 336-548-2789.

Detroit Urban Ballroom Dance Classes: 7-9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St., GB. Beginner (7 p.m.) and intermediate (8 p.m.). Presented by Rhythmic Elegance. $10. 336-202-2887.

FUN STUFF

French Table: A French Conversation Group: noon. Dec. 10, 17, 24, 31. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

Christmas Cookie Swap: 1 p.m. Smith Senior Center, 2401 Fairview St., GB. Bring a batch or two of your favorite cookies to swap and a copy of the recipe to share. Beverages provided. Register: 336-373-7564.

f HB Mystery Readers: 2-3 p.m. Hemphill Branch Library, 2301 W. Vandalia Road, GB. Discussing “The Ghost of Christmas Past” by Rhys Bowen. www.library.greensboro-nc.gov

The Poetry Project: 5:30-7 p.m. McGirt-Horton Branch Library, 2501 Phillips Ave., GB. Teens 12-18 who have a love for words and expression can share their talents and make new friends. 336-373-5810.

Not Yo’ Mama’s Candlemaking with Janice Brahms-Butler: 6-8 p.m. Randolph Arts Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., AB. For ages 18 and up. $50 for members, $55 for non-members. www.randolphartsguild.com.

Pet Photo Night at Friendly Center: 6-9 p.m. Santa’s Cottage at Friendly Center (gathering area behind Ben & Jerry’s). See FriendlyCenter.com for more information on photo packages.

North Carolina Writers Network Meeting and Open Mic: 6:30 p.m. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

American Mah Jongg: 6:30-9 p.m. Leonard Recreation Center, 6324 Ballinger Road, GB. 336-292-3754.

Create and Meditate Adult Coloring Club: 7-8:30 p.m. McGirt-Horton Branch Library, 2501 Phillips Ave., GB. Create your own beautiful work of art, while relaxing to soothing tunes. Coloring supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. 336-373-5810.

CLUBS & CAFES

”Two Guys, Two Guitars, 200 Stories”: 7:30 p.m. The Ramkat, 170 W. Ninth St., WS. $16.45-$25. With Bob Margolin and Jimmy Vivino. www.jimmyvivino.com or www.bobmargolin.com.

SCREENINGS

”Jim Henson’s Holiday Special”: 4 and 7 p.m. Dec. 10, 1 and 4 p.m. Dec. 16. The Grande, 3205 Northline Ave., GB. www.fathomevents.com.

”It’s a Wonderful Life”: 7 p.m. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., GB. $7, $6 for students, teachers, seniors and military. www.carolinatheatre.com.

11 TUESDAY

CLUBS & CAFES

Johnny Cobb: 6-9 p.m. Lucky 32, 1421 Westover Terrace, GB. 336-370-0707.

f Tunes on Tuesday: High Lonesome Strings Bluegrass Jam: 7-10 p.m. Stonefield Cellars Winery, 8220 N.C. 68 North, Stokesdale. Natalie, 336-689-4071 or www.highlonesomestrings.org.

Tuesday Open Mic: 8 p.m. New York Pizza, 337 Tate St., GB. 336-272-8953.

House of Dues: 8 p.m. Fishers Grille, 608 N. Elm St., GB. 336-275-8300.

Lucinda Williams: The Ramkat, 170 W. Ninth St., WS. www.theramkat.com

DANCE

Scottish Country Dance: 7:30 p.m. Guilford Grange, 4920 Guilford School Road, GB. $25 per semester, first time free, no partner necessary. Mary McConnell or Pete Campbell, 336-282-6507.

FUN STUFF

Holiday Lunch Bunch: 11:15 a.m. Dec. 11, 18. Lucky 32, 1421 Westover Terrace, GB. Meet at Lucky 32 or get a ride from the Smith Senior Center at 11 am. Register: 336-373-7564. Please bring a wrapped gift to exchange.

f Adult Coloring Social: 1 p.m. Eden Library, 598 S. Pierce St., Eden. 336-623-3168.

Christmas 1917 Tours: 2 and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 11, 18. Reynolda House Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Road, WS. Tours depart every 15 minutes in this historic mansion decorated for the holidays with costumed interpreters. $25. Free for ages 4 and younger. Reservations: 336-758-5150.

Crochet 101 with Grace Stamper: 5-8 p.m. Randolph Arts Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., AB. For ages 18 and up. $30 for members, $35 for non-members. www.randolphartsguild.com.

Holiday Dance: 6-8 p.m. Lindley Recreation Center, 2907 Springwood Drive, GB. Parks and Recreation’s Adaptive and inclusive recreation program hosts a holiday dance for individuals of all abilities.

The Greensboro Stamp Club Meeting: 6:30 p.m. Lindley Park Rec Center, 2907 Springwood Drive, GB. There are no dues or obligations. Often, the club has a small auction, or sale of surplus philatelic items or supplies or albums. Hank Gutman, 336-294-0326 or hgutman@att.net.

Nat Greene Fly Fishers Meeting: 7 p.m. Leonard Recreation Center, 6324 Ballinger Road, GB. Ben Ricks, District II biologist, Division of Inland Fisheries, will discuss changes in the Neuse River since dams have been removed, per results from fish counts this fall, and how far up the Neuse the stripers and shad are migrating.

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

Noon @ the ‘Spoon Public Tours: “Andy Warhol”: noon-12:20 p.m. Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNCG, GB. Touring the exhibition “Andy Warhol: Prints, Polaroids, & Photographs”, on view through Feb. 3. weatherspoon.uncg.edu.

SCREENINGS

”National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”: 7 p.m. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., GB. $7, $6 for students, teachers, seniors and military. www.carolinatheatre.com.

”George Takei’s Allegiance”: 7:30 p.m. The Grande, 3205 Northline Ave., GB; Brassfield, 2101 New Garden Road, GB. www.fathomevents.com.

THEATER

”Black Nativity”: 1 p.m. Dec. 11, 16; 6 p.m. Dec. 13-14; 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Dec. 15. Barn Dinner Theatre, 120 Stage Coach Trail, GB. www.barndinner.com.

12 WEDNESDAY

CLUBS & CAFES

AM rOdeO: 7-10 p.m. Print Works Bistro, 702 Green Valley Road, GB. 336-379-0699.

P.O.D.: 8 p.m. Cone Denim Entertainment Center, 117 S. Elm St., GB. $45. 800-745-3000.

DANCE

UNCSA’s “The Nutcracker”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12-14; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 16. Stevens Center, 405 Fourth St. NW, WS. The performance will showcase guest dancers Yuriko Kajiya as the Sugar Plum Fairy and Connor Walsh as the Cavalier Prince for only two performances: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 and Dec. 13. Tickets are available at the Stevens Center box office and online at uncsa.edu/performances.

Steppin’ Out Shaggin’ Club: 7-10 p.m. Santana’s, 436 E. Stadium Drive, Eden. 336-623-1030.

FUN STUFF

f Benchmark Book Discussion Club: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Hemphill Branch Library, 2301 W. Vandalia Road, GB. www.library.greensboro-nc.gov.

f Family Night: 5-7 p.m. ArtQuest, GreenHill, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB. 336-333-7460.

Chapel Services: 5:30 p.m. Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, High Point University, HP. www.highpoint.edu/friends.

Triad Stage Book Club: “Lost” by Gregory Maguire: 6 p.m. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

f Bingo: 7 p.m. Henry K. Burtner American Legion Post 53, 729 Creek Ridge Road, GB. Nine free games for canned food donation. Snacks for sale. Complimentary coffee. 336-601-0752.

Scrabble Night: 7 p.m. Tate Street Coffee House, 334 S. Tate St., GB. 336-275-2754.

MUSIC

The Spartones: 6:30 p.m. First Lutheran Church, 3600 W. Friendly Ave., GB. Donations of money and non-perishable food. 336-292-9125.

”A Charlie Brown Christmas 2018”: 7:30 p.m. Salem College Fine Arts Center, Shirley Recital Hall, WS. Music from the TV special will be performed by the Music Carolina Jazz Trio. $24, $8 for students and children. www.musiccarolina.org/winterfest-2018.

SCREENINGS

f ”Miracle on 34th Street”: 2-4 p.m. Benjamin Branch Library, 1530 Benjamin Parkway, GB. www.library.greensboro-nc.gov.

”The Bishop’s Wife”: 7 p.m. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., GB. $7, $6 for students, seniors, teachers and military. www.carolinatheatre.com.

THEATER

”Miracle On 34th Street”: 8 p.m. Dec. 12-15, 17-19; 2 p.m. Dec. 16. Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance, 1047 W. Northwest Blvd., WS. www.wstheatrealliance.org.

13 THURSDAY

CLUBS & CAFES

Nishah DiMeo with Dave Fox, Neill Clegg and Matt Kendrick: 5:30-8:30 p.m. O.Henry Hotel, 624 Green Valley Road, GB. 336-854-2000.

Precious Child, Solemn Shapes, Hot Pink Satan: 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Monstercade, 204 W. Acadia Ave., WS. 336-893-8592.

Chuck Mountain & The Billyfolk: 9 p.m. The Blind Tiger, 1819 Spring Garden St., GB. $6-$15. 336-272-9888.

DANCE

UNCSA’s “The Nutcracker”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13-14; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 16. Stevens Center, 405 Fourth St. NW, WS. The performance will showcase guest dancers Yuriko Kajiya as the Sugar Plum Fairy and Connor Walsh as the Cavalier Prince for only two performances: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 and Dec. 13. Tickets are available at the Stevens Center box office and online at uncsa.edu/performances..

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

f ”Somewhere in a Dream I Got Lost: Works by Lonnie Holley”: 6-8 p.m. opening reception. SECCA, 750 Marguerite Drive, WS. The exhibition will be on display Dec. 14 -May 18. www.secca.org.

MUSIC

f Holiday Concert: 6:30-9 p.m. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., GB. Storytime with Mrs. Claus, holiday music, and carols by Season’s Best Carolers and Los Hermanos Leonides.

SCREENINGS

f ”Jumanji”: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Vance Chavis Branch Library, 900 S. Benbow Road, GB. www.library.greensboro-nc.gov

”Die Hard”: 7 p.m. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., GB. $7, $6 for students, teachers, seniors and military. www.carolinatheatre.com.

FUN STUFF

f Mystery Book Club: 2-3 p.m. Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB. www.library.greensboro-nc.gov.

Pictures with Santa: 4-7 p.m. Dec. 13, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 14. Smith Senior Center, 2401 Fairview St., GB. Bring your grandchildren, pets, spouse or friends to enjoy milk and cookies and have your picture taken. Pictures are $5 each and will be printed while you wait. (Well-behaved grandchildren and pets are welcome.) No appointment is necessary. 336-373-7564.

f Community Christmas Celebration: 5:30 p.m. Dec. 13-14. Throughout High Point University’s campus. Christmas lights and decorations on HPU’s campus, visits and free photos with Santa, complimentary hot food, Polar Express train rides, a life-size Nativity scene, performances from church choirs, falling snow, and more. www.highpoint.edu/Christmas.

THEATER

”Black Nativity”: 6 p.m. Dec. 13-14; 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Dec. 15; 1 p.m. Dec. 16. Barn Dinner Theatre, 120 Stage Coach Trail, GB. www.barndinner.com.

”Elf: The Musical Jr.”: 7 p.m. Dec. 13-14; 2 p.m. Dec. 15-16. Community Theatre of Greensboro, 520 S. Elm St., GB. $8. www.ctgso.org.

”A Christmas Carol”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13-14, 18-21; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, 22-23; 2 p.m. Dec. 16. Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce St., WS. Staged adaptation of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic presented by Triad Stage. $10-$53. 336-272-0160. Tickets and information: triadstage.org

”A Christmas Carol: The Musical”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13-14, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, 2 p.m. Dec. 16. High Point Theatre, 220 E. Commerce Ave., HP. $18-$20. www.highpointtheatre.com.

”An Old Salem Christmas Carol”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13-14, 20-22; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 16. SECCA, 750 Marguerite Drive, WS. Tickets are $24 for adults and $22 for students; discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. Tickets are available online and the box office is open for phone sales Wednesday through Friday from noon-4 p.m. Call 336-725-4001 for tickets or purchase them online at www.LTofWS.org.

”Miracle On 34th Street”: 8 p.m. Dec. 13-15, 17-19; 2 p.m. Dec. 16. Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance, 1047 W. Northwest Blvd., WS. www.wstheatrealliance.org.

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