Dec 19

Thursday at the Museum
Free admission and access to all galleries; special programs. Thu, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Mobile Museum of Art (4850 Museum Dr.) Free. Contact: 251-208-5200/ www.mobilemuseumofart.com


Dec 20

Opening: Beauty and the Beast
Music: Alan Menken; lyrics: Howard Ashman and Tim Rice; book: Linda Woolverton; based on the 1991 Disney film; performed by a cast of 80 area young people. Sunny Side Theater & The Studio. 7 p.m. St Luke’s Upper School, Moorer Center for Performing Arts (1400 University Blvd) Adults/ $10; students/ $8; children 12 and under/ $5. Contact: 251-510-1808/ www.sunnysidedrama.com

Scrooge
Musical by Scott Morlock, based on Dickens’ A Christmas Carol; director: Stacey Driskell.Fri & Sat, 7:30 p.m.; Sun, 2 p.m. Lola Phillips Playhouse (801 Iroquois St, Chickasaw) $10 (cash and local checks) Contact: 251-457-8887/ www.cctshows.com 

Who Killed the Boss at the Christmas Party?
Evening includes a tour of the museum, unlimited wine bar (from 6:45 p.m.), catered dinner, and a mystery/comedy performed by the Mobile Mystery Dinner Players. 7 p.m. Mobile Carnival Museum (355 Government St) $59. Reservations required. Contact: 251-479-3212/ www.mobilemysterydinners.com 

Come Messiah King Annual Christmas Celebration Concert
Come Messiah King Annual Christmas Celebration Concert Friday, December 20, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. | Sanctuary Featuring the Sanctuary Choir, Ensembles, Children’s Choir, Youth Choir, Bells and Orchestra. Location: Christ United methodist Church Sanctuary – 6101 Grelot Rd., Mobile, AL Start/End Time: 7:00 p.m., 8:30 p.m. Contact: Kerry Cohen-342-0462 or [email protected]


Dec 21

DIY Futures Project T-Shirt Workshop
In this DIY T-shirt making workshop, all ages will design their own t-shirts using quotes about the future. Inspiration may be drawn from the installation Future’s Present by the artists of 2×4. Simple do-it-yourself techniques will be used to transfer text onto fabric. Please register in advance (including your t-shirt size) or bring your own new, clean t-shirt to the workshop. 2 p.m. Registration ends December 17. Contact 208-5658 or email [email protected]

Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas Concert
Rock around the Christmas tree with nationally touring band The “Invincible Czars” and drummer John Milham’s local trio as they preform Christmas classics. Saenger Theatre Mobile. 7p.m. Contact: [email protected] / www.saengermobile.com

Mobile’s Christmas & Holiday Paradee sponsored by the city of Mobile will roll through the streets of downtown Mobile at 1:30 p.m. As with year’s past, the 2013 parade will feature high school marching bands, colorful holiday