WinterArt Holiday Artists’ Market: Now through Christmas. Market opens at 10 a.m., closing times vary. Go to winterartsmemphis.com Unique hand-crafted works by regional artists, including crafted glass, metal, wood, fiber, & clay; plus, jewelry, and more. 888 White Station Rd., (next door to Bed Bath & Beyond. WinterArts is presented by ArtWorks Foundation and is a 501{c}3 non-profit.

“Junie B. Jones: The Musical”, Based on the book series by Barbara Park: Now through Dec. 22. The Circuit Playhouse, 51 South Cooper St. Thur. 7 Fri. 7 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 2: pm., call the Box Office at 726-4656 or visit our website www.playhouseonthesquare.org

“Holiday Wonders” at the Garden: Select Nights now through Dec. 30. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Memphis Botanic Garden’s dramatically expanded Holiday venue with new areas and special event nights. Events include Snowy Nights, Trees Alight, City of Memphis Christmas Tree, and Under the Stars Outdoor Lounge. For more information and tickets,visit memphisbotanicgarden.com/wonders.

The Enchanted Forest- Festival of Trees: Now through Dec. 31. Mon.- Thur. & Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fridays 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 12-5 p.m. Last ticket sold 30 min. before closing. $6, children and seniors $5. The Pink Palace Museum, upper level. 3050 Central Ave.

Zoo Lights: Now through Dec. 30, 5:30-9:30 p.m. (selected nights). Snow in the courtyard, Ferris Wheel, outdoor ice rink. 2000 Prentiss Place in Overton Park. $10, zoo members $8. Tickets at gate or memphiszoo.org

Starry Nights: Now through Jan. 3. Sun.-Thur.6 p.m.-9 p.m. Fri. 7 St. 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Closed Dec. 3. Shelby Farms Park. Motorcycle- $15 ($10 on Biker Nights: 12/4, 12/11, 12/18) Car, Truck, SUV, Minivan: $20. 15-25 Passenger Van-$50. Bus-$150. Prepurchase tickets at the Lake’s Edge Gift Shop to use a separate entrance (The Gift Shop is closed Thanksgiving Day.) or shelbyfarmspark.org/starry-nights

“A Painter ’s Journey – From Paris to Memphis and Beyond:” Now through Jan. 5. Landscape Paintings by Matthew Lee. Visitors Center, Memphis Botanic Garden, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. An artists reception will be held on Dec. 8 at 3-5 p.m

“The 12 Dates Of Christmas:” now through Dec. 22, Thur. – Sat. 8 p.m. , 7 p.m. curtain on Sun. The Circuit Playhouse, Memphian Room 51 South Cooper St. For tickets, call the Box Office at 726-4656 or visit our website www.playhouseonthesquare.org

Works by Members of the Bartlett Art Association: Dec.2 –27, weekdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the WKNO Digital Media Center, Gallery Ten ninety- One. Opening reception Sun. Dec. 8, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

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Among the paintings from the Bartlett Art Association exhibit at WKNO's gallery Ten Nintey-One

Giving Tuesday: Dec. 3: Give time or money or lend your voice to a favorite cause. For more information go to https://www.givingtuesday.org or #GiveMemphis

“Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley”: Dec. 4-22. A delightful sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, set two years after the novel ends, now with bookish Mary Bennet as the unlikely heroine. Previews on Dec. 4 and 5 are only $19. All Thur. nights are Free Will Kids’ Nights (up to four children 17 years and younger are admitted free when accompanied by a paying guardian; call the Box Office for Free Will tickets. Opening Night is Dec. 6 with a post-show reception with the actors. Tennessee Shakespeare Company, 7950 Trinity RoadBox Office: 759-0604 tnshakespeare.org

“All Wrapped Up” holiday shopping bash: Dec. 4, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Lunch, local vendors, holiday treats. Brookdale Dogwood Creek, 8199 Poplar Ave. in Germantown. RSVP to Kelsey at 313-3318.

“Decorations, Lights and Santa!” in Cooper Young: Thur. Dec. 5. Beginning at 5 p.m. The historic district will be celebrating and local businesses will be lighting up their windows for a contest. The Peabody School Choir will sing carols at the gazebo. Bring your camera for a picture with Santa before 6 p.m. A fundraiser for Peabody School will be near the intersection of Cooper St. and Young Ave. Donations of a small toy under $5 will go to Peabody’s Eagle Bucks Program which encourages good behavior and helpfulness to others during the school day. Stay for holiday music, cookies and cheer. Restaurants and shops will be offering an assortment of holiday goodies, discounts and specials. Come support local small business owners.

“How To Stop Losing Your Sh*t With Your Kids”: Dec. 5, 7 p.m. A night of laughs and some practical tips for parenting with Carla Naumburg’s event, titled after her book “A Guide To Becoming A Calmer, Happier Parent.” Tickets for this event are $15 for MJCC members and $20 for non-members. This is a 21+ event as alcohol will be served.

Holiday Pop-up Shop: Dec. 6th, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Town Village at Audubon Park, 950 Cherry Rd. Shopping, live music, holiday treats.

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Scrooge returns to Theatre Memphis

“A Christmas Carol:” Dec. 6-23, Theatre Memphis on the Lohrey Stage, 630 Perkins Ext. Full performance schedule can be seen at: https://theatrememphis.org/performanceschedule. $35 adults, $15 students, Seniors and military $30. 682.8323 or www.theatrememphis.org

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The Nutcracker at the Buckman Arts Center

Buckman Dance Conservatory’s “Nutcracker- Land of Sweets”: Fri. Dec. 6, 6 p.m., Sat. Dec. 7, 2 p.m. Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s, 60 Perkins Extended, $25 for adults, $20 for students For tickets, visit www.buckmanartscenter.com or call 537-1483.

Holly Springs’ Christmas Home Tour and parade: Dec. 7 & 8, sponsored by the Marshall County Historical Museum, Holly Springs Miss. On Dec. 7 the Holiday Market opens in the Eddie Lee Smith Multipurpose Building 235 N. Memphis Street at 9 a.m., then after the tour stay for the 5 p.m. Christmas parade beginning at the historic downtown square. 662-252-3669 www.marshallcountymuseum.com

IRIS Orchestra - Zukerman Trio, Sat. Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m. at GPAC, from $45. 1801 Exeter Rd. 751-7500 boxoffice@gpacweb.com Preconcert conversation in the Black Box Theatre at 6:30.

IRIS at the Brooks - Zukerman Trio: Sun. Dec. 8, 3 p.m., Brooks Museum in Overton Park, $60. 751-7500 irisorchestra.org

Acoustic Sunday Live! Presents the Concert to Protect our Aquifer: First Congregational Church, 1000 Cooper St. Featuring Guy Davis, Dom Flemons, Ruthie Foster, Maria Muldaur with Doug MacLeod. PTicket info 237-2972. Metal Museum Holiday Open House: Dec. 8, 12-4 p.m. National Ornamental Metal Museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive.

“A Rosenberg By Any Other Name:” A History of Jewish Name Changing in America. Dec. 8, 2 p.m. meet author Kirsten Fermaglich at Memphis Jewish Community Center, 6560 Poplar Ave. This is a FREE event in partnership with The Jewish Historical Society of Memphis and the Midsouth.

“It’s A Wonderful Life”: Mon., Dec. 9, 7 p.m. Movie benefiting the Mid-South Food Bank. Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main St. Admission is free with food donation (minimum of three items). For more information, call 525.3000 or visit orpheummemphis.com. Donations can be made at the Orpheum and Halloran Centre Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Dec. 13.

Ballet Memphis’ The Nutcracker: Dec. 12-15, The Orpheum. For tickets go to https://ballet-memphis-thenutcracker-memphis.tickets

Graceland holiday concert weekend: Dec. 13-14 Enjoy a festive weekend filled with special Elvis holiday concerts, unique tours of Graceland Mansion, a holiday brunch and more. Weekend ticket packages and individual tickets to all events are available. https://ticketing.graceland.com or call 332-3322.

“A Victorian Holiday:’ Dec. 13-14* & 20-21, 7-10 p.m. at Dixon Gallery & Gardens, 4339 Park Ave. Featuring Opera Memphis performances, carolers, dancing, games and activities, and Victorian characters. *Family Night on the 14th has an earlier start time of 6 p.m., $10 kids tickets, Family Packs, and more! Tickets available at www.operamemphis.org/victorianholiday

Germantown Holiday Concert: Sat. Dec. 14, 7 p.m., GPAC. Featuring the Germantown Symphony Orchestra, Germantown Chorus, Memphis Shoral Arts, The Houston HS Chorus. Only $20. 1801 Exeter Rd. 751-7500 | boxoffice@gpacweb.com

Hello, Dolly!: Dec.17-22. The Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, national tour starring Carolee Carmello. Tickets are available at the Orpheum box office (203 S. Main St), by visiting orpheum-memphis.com or by calling 525.3000. $25-$125. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 529.4226.

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Permission to Grieve Men’s Conference: St. Feb. 29, 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Visible Music Collage, 200 Madison Ave., downtown. www.grieFre.com or call 390-8050/.

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