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A few of the best events coming to Orlando this balmy holiday season

Orlando holiday events guide 2017

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The holidays are always a weird time in Florida. We lack the traditional chill our northern cousins are privy to (in so many ways). You’re more likely to spend Thanksgiving in shorts and flip-flops than your favorite jacket or scarf. And we’re convinced that anyone throwing an “Ugly Christmas Sweater” party down here is just trying to spice things up by getting people to start taking off their sweaters in sticky discomfort halfway through the party. If you’ve got friends or family visiting during the holidays, there are a few options around that’ll get you in the holiday spirit. Take them down to Touristan to hit up Icebar (8967 International Drive, icebarorlando.com) and drink shots while surrounded by more than 70 tons of carved ice. Or make the trip out to the Christmas post office (23580 E. Colonial Drive, 407-568-2941) to get your holiday cards to the rest of the family postmarked from there. Or, if you want to focus on the “spirit” part of the holiday spirit, spend some time downtown at Frosty’s Christmastime Lounge (50 E. Central Blvd., frostys-orlando.com), which wages its own little War on Christmas – at least the religious origins of it – 365 days a year with over-the-top decorations, holiday tunes and alcoholic snowcones.

Of course, even if we can’t ever get the weather quite right, Central Floridians step up with countless holiday markets, special dinners, Nutcrackers and Christmas Carols. You’ll find all of those in the pages below. But you’ll also find a guide to the best concerts, comedy shows, plays and other events. Because even though the holidays take over most of our lives for the next month and a half, it doesn’t mean Orlando stops doing what it does best.

EVENTS

Nov. 9-Dec. 22

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party This holiday-inspired event comes complete with special lights on the Cinderella Castle, a special parade, free cookies and hot cocoa. Dec. 2; Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista; price of admission; 407-824-4321; disneyworld.disney.go.com.

Nov. 10-26

Orphans Two brothers, Phillip and Treat, kidnap a mysteriously wealthy businessman who turns the table on the two brothers and in strange, hilarious and moving way, becomes their long lost father figure. 2 & 8 pm; Theater on the Edge, 5542 Hansel Ave.; $26; 407-334-1843; theaterontheedge.org.

Nov. 12-Jan. 3

Christmas at the Leu House See wonderful vintage Christmas decorations. Jan. 3, 2018, 10 am-3:30 pm; Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave.; $10; 407-246-2620; leugardens.org.

Nov. 17-Dec. 17

Daddy Long Legs

A Cinderella story about a young woman and her mysterious benefactor. 2 & 7:30 pm; Winter Park Playhouse, 711-C Orange Ave., Winter Park; $32-$42; 407-645-0145; winterparkplayhouse.org.

Nov. 17-Dec. 31

Light Up UCF Winter carnival with ice skating, pictures with Santa, rides, games, movies and more. Prices for activities vary. CFE Arena, 12777 N. Gemini Blvd.; free-$19.95; 407-823-6006.

Nov. 18-Jan. 7

Winter in the Park Enjoy ice skating in the middle of Winter Park. Jan. 7, 2018; Central Park's West Meadow, North Park Avenue and West Morse Boulevard, Winter Park; $12; cityofwinterpark.org.

Nov. 21-26

Love Never Dies: The Phantom Returns Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to the blockbuster Phantom of the Opera. 8 pm; Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $34.25-$154.25; 844-513-2014; drphillipscenter.org.

Nov. 21-Jan. 7

Christmas At Gaylord Palms Multiple holiday activities, including ICE! featuring 2 million pounds of hand-carved ice, a 60-foot-tall Christmas tree and Joyful Light Show, heartwarming visits with Santa, a captivating Cirque Dreams Unwrapped show, snow tubing and more. 8 am-10 pm; Gaylord Palms Resort, 6000 W. Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee; various prices; 407-586-2000; christmasatgaylordpalms.com.

Ice! Christmas Around the World Holiday exhibit created from more than 70 tons of hand-carved ice. Gaylord Palms Resort, 6000 W. Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee; $28.99-$55.99; 407-586-2000.

Wednesday, Nov. 22

The Last Call Comedy Show: Jersey 9:30 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-246-1419; thesocial.org.

More Q Than A: Planes, Trains and Automobiles Two strangers, played by Steve Martin and John Candy, become unwilling travel companions as they try to get home for Thanksgiving. 7 pm; The Gallery at Avalon Island, 39 S. Magnolia Ave.; $5-$7; avalongallery.org.

Thanksgiving Eve at Howl at the Moon Celebrate the long holiday weekend with some live music, dancing and drinks. 7 pm; Howl at the Moon Saloon, 8815 International Drive; free-$10; 407-354-5999; howlatthemoon.com.

Thursday, Nov. 23

Gobble Gobble Party Post-Thanksgiving party with infamous all-you-can-drink specials. 9 pm; Southern Nights, 375 S. Bumby Ave.; free; 407-412-5039; southernnightsorl.com.

Number of the Feast 3 Annual Thanksgiving night metal party. 9 pm; Will's Dirty Laundry, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free.

The Seniors First Turkey Trot 5K One of the oldest and largest fun runs in Orlando with more than 5,000 participants. 7-10 am; Lake Eola Park, Eola Drive, North Eola Drive and East Robinson Street; $30-$38; 407-615-8979; turkeytrotorlando.com.

Thanksgiving at Deadly Sins Family-friendly free Thanksgiving dinner. 3-5 pm; Deadly Sins Brewing, 750 Jackson Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-900-8726; deadlysinsbrewing.com.

Thanksgiving at Lil Indies Open for post-family drinks. 7 pm; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free; willspub.org.

Thanksgiving at the Palm A three-course prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner with multiple options for each course. 3-8 pm; The Palm, Hard Rock Hotel; $55; 407-503-7256; thepalm.com.

Thanksgiving Celebration Thanksgiving buffet with soups, salads, a carving station, desserts and more. Reservations required. 12-5 pm; DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Airport, 5555 Hazeltine National Drive; $34.95; 407-856-0100; doubletree.hilton.com.

Thanksgiving Feast Enjoy a festive Southern-style spread crafted by Chef Scott Pizzo, featuring smoked prime rib and turkey carved to order. 12-9 pm; Highball and Harvest, Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes, 4012 Central Florida Parkway; $45-$110; 407-393-4648; ritzcarlton.com.

Friday, Nov. 24

Black Friday Comedy Show Stand-up comedy. 9 pm; Little Fish Huge Pond, 401 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-963-5522.

Blacklist Friday: The Musical Burlesque cabaret with live music, singing and showtunes. 9 pm; St. Matthew's Tavern, 1300 N. Mills Ave.; $5.

Kojo Prince, Tarik Lewis 8 pm; Bonkerz - Harry Buffalo, 129 W. Church St.; $10; 407-629-2665; bonkerzcomedyproductions.com.

Record Store Day Black Friday Limited edition releases and reprints hit the shelves at your favorite local record stores for this mini-Record Store Day event. ; Multiple locations, Various local venues; various prices; recordstoreday.com.

Nov. 24-25

Tommy Davidson 8 & 10:30 pm; Orlando Improv, 9101 International Drive; $20; 407-480-5233; theimprovorlando.com.

Nov. 24-26

Central Florida International Auto Show More than 350 new cars, trucks, crossovers, SUVs and more on display. Orange County Convention Center, 9800 International Drive; $10; 407-685-9800; autoshoworlando.com.

OrlandoCon Three-day science fiction, media and gaming convention. Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, 1751 Hotel Plaza Blvd., Lake Buena Vista; $20-$60; 407-827-4000; orlandocon.com.

Nov. 24-Dec. 24

Miracle on Orange For the holidays, the Courtesy becomes Miracle on Orange, a holiday-themed craft cocktail bar from Cocktail Kingdom that only a few bars around the world are invited to participate in. -Dec. 24; The Courtesy Bar, 114 N. Orange Ave.; free.

Saturday, Nov. 25

National Theatre Live: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Daniel Radcliffe, Joshua McGuire and David Haig star in Tom Stoppard's brilliantly funny situation comedy, 11 am; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $20; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

Orlando Philharmonic: Home for the Holidays Ring in the holidays with family and friends and join in the popular audience sing-along. 2 & 8 pm; Bob Carr Theater, 401 W. Livingston St.; $23-$85; 407-246-4262; orlandophil.org.

Scavenger Trading Party Prepare for the impending holidays by bringing in your pop-culture arts and crafts or collectibles you no longer want to trade with other scavengers. 8 pm; Gods & Monsters, 5421 International Drive; free; 407-270-6273; godmonsters.com.

Unhinged Holiday Market A one-day indoor and outdoor market with original artists, vintage and handmade furniture, garden decor, clothing, jewelry and more. 9 am; Adjectives Market Altamonte, 1200 E. Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs; free; adjstyle.com.

Nov. 25-Dec. 23

Annie The classic Broadway musical comes to life as little orphan Annie charms her way into the heart of New York millionaire Oliver Warbucks. Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden; $30-$34; 407-877-4736; gardentheatre.org.

Sunday, Nov. 26

Peanut Butter Matinee: Porco Rosso In this entrancing tale by renowned Japanese animator Hiyao Miyazaki, World War I flying ace Marco Pagott mysteriously turns from a man into a pig after all his comrades die in battle. noon; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; free-$8; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

Monday, Nov. 27

National Novel Writing Month Film Festival: Bright Star Biographical film about the relationship between writer John Keats and Fanny Brawn. 11 am; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323; ocls.info.

Taste of Sanford Enjoy bites from more than 15 different restaurants, along with craft beer, cider, wine and specialty drinks. 5:30 pm; Sanford Civic Center, 401 E. Seminole Blvd., Sanford; $35-$45; 407-321-3828; sanfordchamber.com.

Tuesday, Nov. 28

Cult Classics: Real Genius Val Kilmer stars as a rebellious young prodigy developing a laser for the government. 9:30 pm; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $8; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

Thursday, Nov. 30

Happy Hour Education Learn about beers and ciders from the Mediterranean. 6 pm; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free; willspub.org.

Que Paella Beer and Wine Dinner Pop-up dinner with fresh paella and beer or wine. 5 pm; Nora's Sugar Shack, 636 Virginia Drive; $10-$12; 407-697-8168; noraswinecigars.com.

Omnicon Motivational speakers and entrepreneurs speak about sales, marketing, small business and motivation. 6 pm; Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $84-$137.25; drphillipscenter.org.

Nov. 30-Dec. 3

Rick Gutierrez 8 pm; Orlando Improv, 9101 International Drive; $15; 407-480-5233; theimprovorlando.com.

Nov. 30-Dec. 17

A Christmas Story: The Musical Stage musical version of the beloved holiday film about a boy who wants a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. 7:30 pm; Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave., DeLand; $23-$28; 386-736-1500; athensdeland.com.

Friday, Dec. 1

Baldwin Park First Friday Festival & Art Stroll More than 60 local artisans display their art while guests shop and stroll through the heart of downtown Baldwin Park. first Friday of every month. 5:30-9:30 pm; Baldwin Park, New Broad Street and Jake Street; free; 407-443-6110; baldwinparkevents.com.

George Balanchine's The Nutcracker A screening of George Balanchine's film version, performed by the New York City Ballet. noon; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323; ocls.info.

The Gift of Hope A holiday celebration with a silent auction. 5:30 pm; Orlando Repertory Theatre, 1001 E. Princeton St.; $20; 407 207 3256; orlandorep.com.

Midnight Movies: Porco Rosso (Japanese) A World War I fighter pilot turns into a pig. 11:59 pm; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $11; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Outdoor screening of the holiday edition of the continuing adventures of the Griswold family. 6 pm; Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave.; $6; 407-246-2620; leugardens.org.

Popcorn Flicks in the Park: The Muppet Christmas Carol Muppet version of Dickens' holiday classic. 7 pm; Central Park, Winter Park, North Park Avenue and West Morse Boulevard, Winter Park; free; enzian.org.

Thornton Park Christmas Tree Decorating Volunteer to help decorate the Thornton Park Christmas Tree. 4-7 pm; Thornton Park, Summerlin Avenue and Washington Street; free; thorntonparkdistrict.com.

Dec. 1-2

CFCArts: Shrek: The Musical The tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey and a feisty princess. 7 pm; Olympia High School, 4301 S. Apopka-Vineland Road; $15; 407-937-1800 ext. 710; cfcarts.com.

Dec. 1-3

The Nuthouse Several years ago on Christmas Eve, Doctor Ebenezer, a caring and passionate inventor, dreams of revolutionizing the mental health industry at Nuremberg Asylum. 7:30 pm; Marshall Ellis Theatre, 1300 La Quinta Drive; $20; 407-816-7080.

Orlando Renaissance Festival Three days of fun and merriment, stage shows, music, food and more. 10 am-6 pm; Bill Frederick Park, 3401 S. Hiawassee Road; $15; orlandorenaissancefestival.com.

PechaKucha Orlando Presentations on a variety of topics consisting of 20 slides, each given 20 seconds. 6 & 9 pm; Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $23-$28; drphillipscenter.org.

Dec. 1-17

Winter Wonderettes This seasonal celebration finds the girls entertaining at the annual Harper's Hardware Holiday Happening, but when Santa turns up missing, the girls must use their talent and creative ingenuity to save the holiday party. Davenport Community Campus, 8 W. Palmetto St., Davenport; $24; theatreworksfl.org.

Saturday, Dec. 2

AdVintage Fair & Flea Market Recurring market with vintage finds and food. Saturday, 9 am-2 pm; Elks Lodge No. 1079, 12 N. Primrose Drive; free; 407-678-0943.

The Approximately 12 Pubs of Christmas Pub Crawl Purchase a wristband at Wally's or GB's Bottle Shop and get drink specials at 16 pubs along Mills Avenue and Virginia Drive. 7:30 pm; Mills 50, North Mills Avenue between Weber and Montana streets; $10; mills50.org.

A Christmas Dance Celebration Dancers celebrate the true meaning of Christmas through the art of dance. 2 & 6 pm; Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $20; drphillipscenter.org.

Family Holiday Festival Bring the whole family to have a holiday photo taken, make a holiday bracelet and enjoy holiday stories and crafts for the kids. 1-3 pm; West Oaks Library, 1821 E. Silver Star Road; free; 407-835-7323; ocls.info.

Gabriel Iglesias 8 pm; Amway Center, 400 W. Church St.; $35-$75; 800-745-3000; amwaycenter.com.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Free screening of a Marilyn Monroe film. 7 pm; Ripley's Believe It or Not!, 8201 International Drive; free; 407-345-0501; ripleys.com.

Hysterical Tour of Gnomes A pub crawl through seven Sanford bars with participants dressed as gnomes. Bring non-perishable food items to donate to Harvest Time International. 7 pm; Little Fish Huge Pond, 401 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-221-1499; sanfordhistorictrust.org.

Mallandramente com Sérgio Malandro Brazilian comedy. 9 pm; Bob Carr Theater, 401 W. Livingston St.; $42.32; 407-246-4262; drphillipscenter.org.

Michael Carbonaro 8 pm; Hard Rock Live, 6050 Universal Blvd.; $28.50-$39.50; 407-351-5483; hardrock.com/orlando.

Russian Ballet Orlando Family Nutcracker A tale of hope, imagination and excitement, as Clara ventures to different places with her Nutcracker Prince by her side. 6 pm; Calvary Assembly of God, 1199 Clay St., Winter Park; $30-$45; 407.896.0309; russianballetorlando.org.

Sanford Holiday Tour of Homes Visit the traditional historic neighborhood homes, tour hip downtown living spaces and have fun and make memories at several "Photostops" along the way. Enjoy holiday music by local musicians. 1-9 pm; Downtown Sanford, Sanford Avenue and First Street, Sanford; $29; 407-415-7271; sanfordhistorictrust.org.

Science on Screen: Jane Documentary about famed primatologist Jane Goodall. 11 am; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $8; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

Songs of the Season 6 pm; Seneff Arts Plaza, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; free; 844-513-2014; drphillipscenter.org.

St. Luke's Holiday Fair Shop for gifts from more than 75 local craftspeople and enjoy lunch and live music. 9 am-2 pm; St. Luke's Lutheran Church and School, 2021 W. State Road 426, Oviedo; free; 407-365-3408.

Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl Pub crawl. 2-10 pm; Wall Street Plaza, Wall and Court streets; $15; 678-243-8639; uglysweaterbarcrawls.com.

West Fest Street art, music and culture festival with street art, face painting, a breakdance competition, food trucks and more. noon-midnight; West Art District, 1011 W. Central Blvd.; donations; 407-810-1127; westfestorlando.com.

Wild Winter Wonderlando Free holiday event with light displays, falling snow, food trucks, vendors, kids activities, live music and more. 2-7 pm; Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge, 10525 Clapp Simms Duda Road; free; 407-568-5138; btnwildlife.org.

Winter Wonderland Annual traditions include a Holiday Parade and Christmas tree lighting plus local entertainment. 4:30 pm; Winter Springs Town Center, 158 Tuskawilla Road, Winter Springs; free; 407-327-6593.

Dec. 2-3

Holiday Home Tour and Winter Wonderland This self-guided tour takes visitors on a winding journey through many of Celebration's neighborhoods, sharing creative holiday decor in several beautifully decorated estate homes, single-family homes, town homes and condos. Saturday, 3 pm, Sunday, 1 pm ; Downtown Celebration, Front and Market streets, Celebration; $20.

Sunday, Dec. 3

Annual Christmas Open House Open house Christmas event. 2-4 pm; Lake Mary Museum, 158 N. Country Club Road, Lake Mary; free; 407-585-1481; lakemarymuseum.com.

Coal Holiday Party A day of free mini-classes, teacher meet-and-greets, music, film, sound healing, tea ceremony and more. 11 am; Coal, 619 N. Thornton Ave.; free; 321-348-5035; coalspaceorlando.com.

Cupcake Challenge: Holiday Edition This fun community event brings together Central Florida's best bakeries to compete for top honors from a panel of noted judges and the crowd. 2-4 pm; Winter Park Civic Center, 1050 W. Morse Blvd., Winter Park; $22; 407-628-0506; cupcakechallenge2017.eventbrite.com.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: Big Band Holidays Jazz holiday concert. 8 pm; Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $45-$75; 844-513-2014; drphillipscenter.org.

Sparkle Market Holiday market with handmade goods, art, live music and more. 10 am; Dandelion Communitea Cafe, 618 N. Thornton Ave.; free; 407-362-1864; dandelioncommunitea.com.

Uncomfortable Brunch: Fish Tank An English juvenile delinquent has an affair with her mother's boyfriend. 1 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $10-$12; willspub.org.

Dec. 3-9

Christmas Spectacular A musical Christmas extravaganza hosted by Santa and featuring a different local group each night. 7:30; Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 N. Highway 17-92, DeBary; $17-$19; 386-668-5553; gatewaycenterforthearts.org.

Monday, Dec. 4

Winter Film Festival: Almost Christmas A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mother passed away. 11 am; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323; ocls.info.

Val Kilmer Presents: Cinema Twain Val Kilmer introduces a screening of his one-man play about Mark Twain. 6 pm; Orlando Improv, 9101 International Drive; $30; 407-480-5233; theimprovorlando.com.

Tuesday, Dec. 5

Cuisine Corner: Gourmet Hot Chocolate Ditch the packet and upgrade your hot chocolate with gourmet twists on a holiday favorite. 6:30 pm; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323; ocls.info.

Wednesday, Dec. 6

An Evening With Davis Gaines Gaines showcases his versatility, performing a range of Broadway classics, jazz and popular American standards. 7:30 pm; Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; SOLD OUT; drphillipscenter.org.

Thursday, Dec. 7

Christmas in the Park The Morse Museum decorates Central Park with stained glass windows while the Bach Festival Choir performs a holiday concert. 6:15 pm; Central Park, Winter Park, North Park Avenue and West Morse Boulevard, Winter Park; free.

Cuisine Corner: Holiday Eating With No Regrets Learn to maintain a healthy balance during all the holiday meals by making healthy dishes that everyone will love, pacing yourself to avoid overeating and resisting temptations while still participating. 6:30 pm; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323; ocls.info.

Game Grumps Live Live episode taping. 8 pm; Hard Rock Live, 6050 Universal Blvd.; $25-$69.69; 407-351-5483; hardrock.com/orlando.

Merry Makers This class combines electronics with basic crafting, and participants leave with a festive decorative item they have created. 5:30 pm; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323; ocls.info.

Movies on Magnolia: Miracle on 34th Street A young lawyer defends an old man who was institutionalized after claiming to be Santa Claus. 7:30 pm; Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center, 201 S. Magnolia Ave., Sanford; $5; 407-321-8111; wdpac.com.

WellRED Comedy Tour: Trae Crowder, Drew Morgan, Corey Ryan Forrester 7 & 9:45 pm; Orlando Improv, 9101 International Drive; $25-$50; 407-480-5233; theimprovorlando.com.

Dec. 7-9

CFCArts: Once Upon A December An all-new holiday performance with some of your favorite traditions, songs, stories and moments all wrapped into one evening. 7:30 pm; Northland Performing Arts Center, 530 Dog Track Road, Longwood; $10-$50; 407-937-1800; cfcarts.com.

Dec. 7-16

CFCArts: Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings A hilarious Christmas musical featuring everyone's favorite barbershop quartet. The quartet takes their own spin on Christmas classics and create their own new outrageous Christmas favorites. Central Florida Community Arts, 250 SW Ivanhoe Blvd.; $15-$25; 407-937-1800 ext. 710; cfcarts.com.

Friday, Dec. 8

Art & Music in the Park Enjoy live music, local vendors and a food truck bazaar every month. second Friday of every month, 6-9 pm; Secret Lake Park, 200 N. Lake Triplet Drive, Casselberry; free; casselberry.org.

Femmes and Follies: Santa's Lap Holiday-themed burlesque show. 9 pm; The Venue, 511 Virginia Drive; $15-$20; 407-412-6895; thevenueorlando.com.

Dec. 8-10

Sommore Orlando Improv, 9101 International Drive; SOLD OUT; 407-480-5233; theimprovorlando.com.

Dec. 8-22

The Nutcracker Lobby Performances Sugar plum fairies and wooden soldiers come to life against the stunning backdrop of Rosen Shingle Creek's grand lobby and decor. Fridays, 6:30 pm; Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, 9939 Universal Blvd.; free; 407-996-3142.

Saturday, Dec. 9

Blacklist Babes Holiday Extravaganza Special holiday-themed burlesque cabaret with live music. 10 pm; The Falcon, 819 E. Washington St.; $5; 407-423-3060.

Holiday Lights Ride Decorate your bike and join a gang of cyclists as they oooh and ahhh their way around the neighborhood to look at holiday lights displays. 6-9 pm; Bikes Beans & Bordeaux, 3022 Corrine Drive; $2 suggested donation; 407-427-1440; bikesbeansandbordeaux.com.

Human Library Volunteers with different backgrounds act as books that you as a reader can check out. 1-4 pm; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323; ocls.info.

Nutty Nutcracker Performance using various styles of dance including tap, jazz, contemporary, and hip hop to create an entertaining show for all ages. 3:30 pm; Lake Mary High School, 655 Longwood Lake Mary Road, Lake Mary; $7-$10; 407-330-7002; xtremedance.net.

SantaCon 2017 Join a horde of Santas as they travel to various bars and restaurants, celebrating the holiday season. 11 am; Thornton Park, Summerlin Avenue and Washington Street; free; santacon.info.

Saturday Matinee Classics: It's a Wonderful Life Frank Capra's famous film about an ordinary guy who does the right thing. noon; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $8; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

Violectric Holiday Show Free holiday concert. 7-10 pm; Walt Disney Amphitheater, Lake Eola Park, Rosalind Avenue and Washington Street; free; 407-246-2121.

Winter Spark Baldwin Park Family-friendly holiday festival with a lighted parade, appearances by Mr. and Mrs. Claus, a holiday "cheer" garden and more. 3-9 pm; Baldwin Park, 2420 Lakemont Ave.; free.

Dec. 9-10

Opera Orlando: Amahl and the Night Visitors Gian Carlo Menotti's charming and inspirational story inspired by the journey of the Three Kings. Saturday, 2 & 7 pm, Sunday, 2 pm; Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $29-$69; operaorlando.org.

Orlando Gay Chorus: Christmas Memories Holiday concert. Saturday, 7:30 pm, Sunday, 4:30 pm; The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave.; $10-$30; 407-228-1220; plazaliveorlando.com.

Dec. 9-23

Winter Wonderland Holiday activities including a train, karaoke, face painting and more. 6:30-9:30 pm; Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, 9939 Universal Blvd.; $10; 407-996-3142.

Sunday, Dec. 10

Champagne & Cheese Festival Sip on champagne while enjoying a selection of cheeses. 1-4 pm; The Wine Room, 270 S. Park Ave., Winter Park; $75; 407-696-9463; thewineroomonline.com.

Delaney Baptist Christmas Concert A night of worship with guest artists Darrel and Dawn Ritchie. 6:30 pm; Delaney Street Baptist Church, 1919 Delaney Ave.; free; 407-219-2325; delaneychurch.org.

Letters to Santa: The Polar Express A special holiday party with cookies and hot cocoa, an appearance by Santa and more. 11 am; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $11; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

A Live Nativity Journey Nine scenes depicting events surrounding the birth of Jesus. 6:30-8:30 pm; Church of the Good Shepherd, 331 Lake Ave., Maitland; free; 407-644-5350; goodshepherdmaitland.com.

Playwrights' Round Table Workshop All writers are welcome to bring any piece they're working on, from a ten minute short to a full length work. 1 pm; Sleuths Mystery Dinner Theater, 8267 International Drive; free; 407-363-1985; theprt.com.

Will's A Faire Holiday Market Market with handmade gifts, live music, food and more. 1 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; free; willspub.org.

Monday, Dec. 11

Winter Film Festival: An American Tail A mouse and his family emigrate to New York City from Eastern Europe. 11 am; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323; ocls.info.

Tuesday, Dec. 12

Cult Classics: Pan's Labyrinth Guillermo del Toro film set during the Spanish Civil War in which a young girl discovers a strange fantasy world. 9:30 pm; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $8; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

Dec. 12-17

The Book of Mormon This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. 8 pm; Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $39.25-$154.25; 844-513-2014; drphillipscenter.org.

Wednesday, Dec. 13

Jess Hilarious 8 pm; Orlando Improv, 9101 International Drive; $30; 407-480-5233; theimprovorlando.com.

Thursday, Dec. 14

Doug Loves Movies with Doug Benson 8 pm; Orlando Improv, 9101 International Drive; $20; 407-480-5233; theimprovorlando.com.

Hark! The Figgy Pudding! The History of Carols An interactive storytelling event that uncovers the histories behind the most beloved carols and songs. 6:30 pm; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323; ocls.info.

Second Thursday Art and Wine Walk Walk around Thornton Park to check out art and wine at various stops. 6:30 pm; Thornton Park, Summerlin Avenue and Washington Street; $15; thorntonparkdistrict.com.

Friday, Dec. 15

Christmas ReCreated Experience the story of Christmas through an illuminating dance of light and shadow in this incredible show for the whole family. 7 pm; Northwest Community Church, 5495 Clarcona-Ocoee Road; free; 407-578-2088; christmasrecreated.com.

Iced Out Rosen Plaza's culinary team and local chefs compete for top honors in an ice-carving competition. 6 pm; Rosen Plaza Hotel, 9700 International Drive; free.; 407-996-3899.

The Just OK Holiday Party A freak-show themed event with stage performances, musical acts, amazing feats and other interactive experiences. 9 pm; Hard Rock Live, 6050 Universal Blvd.; SOLD OUT; 407-351-5483; hardrock.com/orlando.

Rhett & Link's Tour Mythicality Internet comedy. 6 pm; House of Blues, Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $30-$67; 407-934-2583; houseofblues.com.

Dec. 15-16

Arsenio Hall Orlando Improv, 9101 International Drive; $25; 407-480-5233; theimprovorlando.com.

Sleigh! A Family Friendly Comedy A young couple spends their first Christmas together, tackling all the holiday traditions with two very different expectations. Friday, 7:30 pm, Saturday, 2 & 7:30 pm; Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center, 201 S. Magnolia Ave., Sanford; $18-$22; 407-321-8111; wdpac.com.

Dec. 15-17

Christmas Is Comin' Uptown Version of Dickens' A Christmas Carol set in Harlem in the 1970s. Friday, 7 pm, Saturday, 2:30 & 7 pm, Sunday, 2:30 pm; Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $20-$25; drphillipscenter.org.

Holiday Matsuri An anime, gaming and cosplay convention with a holiday twist. Marriott Orlando World Center, 8701 World Center Drive; $35-$55; 407-239-4200; holidaymatsuri.com.

Saturday, Dec. 16

Bad Santa Bike Pub Crawl Santa-themed bike pub crawl from Johnny's Other Side to Thornton Park and Ivanhoe Village. noon-6 pm; Johnny's Other Side, 1619 Michigan St.; free; 407-894-6900; johnnysfillinstation.com.

Bill Burr 7 pm; Bob Carr Theater, 401 W. Livingston St.; $34.50-$39.50; 407-246-4262; drphillipscenter.org.

Dickens Holiday Celebration Holiday songs performed by the Orlando Dickens Carolers. 11:30 am-12:30 pm; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323; ocls.info.

Holiday Bazaar With American Threads Holiday market pop-up with four talented local entrepreneurs. 12-7 pm; Disney Springs Town Center, 1676 E. Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista; free; 407-560-0873; shopamericanthreads.com.

A Night on the Naughty List Holiday party sponsored by Cosplay Deviants. Part of Holiday Matsuri. 10 pm; Marriott Orlando World Center, 8701 World Center Drive; free; 407-239-4200; holidaymatsuri.com.

Special Programs: Rare Exports Finnish film about a murderous Santa and his helpers. 1:45 pm; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $9; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

Star Wars Holiday Cosplay Party Star Wars-themed holiday party with themed drink specials, entertainment, movies, dark and festive tunes and prizes awarded for best costumes. 8 pm; Gods & Monsters, 5421 International Drive; free; 407-270-6273; godmonsters.com.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra 3 & 8 pm; Amway Center, 400 W. Church St.; $45-$55; 800-745-3000; amwaycenter.com.

Sunday, Dec. 17

Festival of Lights Holiday celebration with free food, entertainment, gifts and snow. 5 pm; CDA Orlando, 7051 Pershing Ave.; free; 407-736-8701; cdaorlando.org.

Grandma Party Bazaar Holiday market with handmade gifts, food, raffles, live music and more. 10 am; Stardust Video and Coffee, 1842 E. Winter Park Road; free; 407-623-3393; facebook.com/stardustie.

Holiday Pop Swap Market Find unique gifts at this pop-up market. 1-6 pm; The Lovely, 2906 Corrine Drive; free; 407-270-7729; thelovelyboutiquemarket.com.

Peanut Butter Matinee: The Wizard of Oz noon; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $8; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

Monday, Dec. 18

Chris Fleming 8 pm; The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive; $30; 407-704-6261; abbeyorlando.com.

Winter Film Festival: Elf Will Ferrell stars as a human raised by Santa's elves who journeys to New York City to find his birth father. 11 am; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323; ocls.info.

Wednesday, Dec. 20

The Roast of Santa Claus 7 pm; Orlando Improv, 9101 International Drive; $10; 407-480-5233; theimprovorlando.com.

Dec. 21-24

Orlando Ballet: The Nutcracker A Christmas Eve gift of a toy nutcracker from her godfather transports Clara on a magical journey to a world of fantasy complete with the Mouse King, Sugar Plum Fairy and Mother Ginger. 8 pm; Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $19-$99; 844-513-2014; orlandoballet.org.

Friday, Dec. 22

Holiday Movies in the Park: The Nightmare Before Christmas Free screening of the Halloween vs. Christmas animated film. 7 pm; Walt Disney Amphitheater, Lake Eola Park, Rosalind Avenue and Washington Street; free; 407-246-2827.

Saturday, Dec. 23

The Nutcracker Family Show A one-hour performance of highlights from the holiday classic geared for all ages. 11 am; Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $15-$55; 844-513-2014; drphillipscenter.org.

Phantasmagoria's A Christmas Carol This critically acclaimed Victorian Performance Troupe weaves movement, dance, puppetry, projections, music and storytelling in this classic ghost tale. 2 & 7:30 pm; Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center, 201 S. Magnolia Ave., Sanford; $18-$22; 407-321-8111.

A Wasteland Christmas Party Christmas party with classic Christmas movies playing on the big screens, cosplay mutant cage dancers, and special holiday drinks and treats for everyone. 8 pm; Gods & Monsters, 5421 International Drive; free; 407-270-6273; godmonsters.com.

Sunday, Dec. 24

Pagan Pajama Party Enjoy Holiday drinks and cookies with Krampus, naughty elf dancing and more. 4-10 pm; Gods & Monsters, 5421 International Drive; free; 407-270-6273; godmonsters.com.

Monday, Dec. 25

Christmas at Lil Indies Open for post-family drinks. 7 pm; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free; willspub.org.

Christmas Day Celebration Enjoy Southern-inspired farm-to-fork dishes and a plentiful raw bar, as well as live entertainment. 12-9 pm; Highball and Harvest, Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes, 4012 Central Florida Parkway; $45-$115; 407-393-4648; ritzcarlton.com.

Ugly Sweater Party Christmas night party. Discounts for those who dress in an Ugly Christmas Sweater. 7-10 pm; Gods & Monsters, 5421 International Drive; free; 407-270-6273; godmonsters.com.

Tuesday, Dec. 26

Cult Classics: Hedwig and the Angry Inch Adapted from the critically acclaimed off-Broadway rock theater hit. 9:30 pm; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $8; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

Total Punk Turnbuckle Tuesdays Lousy Gift Exchange Rewrap your unwanted gifts and brighten a stranger's day. 10 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; free; willspub.org.

Dec. 26-31

School of Rock Based on the hit film, this musical follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher. 8 pm; Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $34.25-$149.25; 844-513-2014; drphillipscenter.org.

MUSIC

Wednesday, Nov. 22

Aahz Presents: These Are the Breaks 2 8:30 pm; The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave.; $15-$50; 407-648-8363.

Roland Loud, Moloko Plus 9 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $5.

Toño Rosario, Luis Enrique 9 pm; Hard Rock Live, 6050 Universal Blvd.; $35.50-$50.50; 407-351-5483.

Thursday, Nov. 23

Kaleigh Baker 10 pm; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free.

Ritual 10 pm; Vinyl Arts Bar, 75 E. Colonial Drive; free.

Friday, Nov. 24

21 Savage 8 pm; Venue 578, 578 N. Orange Ave.; $42.50-$150.00; 866-459-9233.

Alter Bridge, All That Remains, Sons of Texas 7 pm; House of Blues, Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $32.50-$72.75; 407-934-2583.

Late Night Swim 11:59 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $3; 407-999-2570.

Nirvanna, Leaving Haven, Sonar 7 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $10-$12; 407-246-1419.

Opera Wars 7 pm; Opera mashup set in outer space and featuring well known selections from famous operas. The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive; $35-$60; 407-704-6261; abbeyorlando.com.

Saturday, Nov. 25

Classic Albums Live: The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 8 pm; Hard Rock Live, 6050 Universal Blvd.; $16-$31; 407-351-5483.

Michael Ray, Devin Dawson 7 pm; House of Blues, Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $15; 407-934-2583.

Morrissey: Low in High School Listening Party 10 pm; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free.

Opera Wars 1 & 7 pm; Opera mashup set in outer space and featuring well known selections from famous operas. The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive; $35-$60; 407-704-6261; abbeyorlando.com.

Protohype 10 pm; Gilt Nightclub, 740 Bennett Road; $10-$20; 407-504-7699.

Run Raquel 9 pm; Sanford Brewing Company, 400 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free.

Sunday, Nov. 26

Jon Snodgrass, Cory Branan 8 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $10-$12.

Ne Obliviscaris, Allegaeon, Varanger, Withering Earth, Spawn of 13 7 pm; The Haven, 6700 Aloma Ave., Winter Park; $15-$18; 407-673-2712.

Yung Simmie, Kid Trunks 6 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $15; 407-999-2570.

Handel's Messiah 3 pm; The Messiah Choral Society's 45th annual free performance of Handel's work. Bob Carr Theater, 401 W. Livingston St.; free; 407-246-4262; drphillipscenter.org.

Monday, Nov. 27

6lack, Sabrina Claudio 7 pm; The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave.; $27.50-$102.50; 407-228-1220.

Nicole Equerme 7:30 pm; Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $15.

Tuesday, Nov. 28

All Time Low 6 pm; House of Blues, Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $28.50-$64.75; 407-934-2583.

Battalion Of Saints, The Nobodys, The Cryptics 7 pm-midnight; Bombshell's Tavern, 5405 Edgewater Drive; $13-$15; 407-730-3999.

Hallouween 4: Trendy Dog With Sunglasses, BLK DOG, JASON, Yogurt Smoothness 9 pm; Uncle Lou's Entertainment Hall, 1016 N. Mills Ave.; free-$2; 407-270-9104.

Wednesday, Nov. 29

Lil Pump 7 pm; The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave.; $27-$102; 407-648-8363.

Vacancy, Witchbender, Uh 8 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $5.

The Met Live in HD: The Exterminating Angel 1 & 6:30 pm; A surreal tale about a dinner party where the guests cannot escape. Multiple locations, Various local venues; $25.56; fathomevents.com.

Thursday, Nov. 30

Bear Grillz, Phase One , 9 pm; The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave.; $18-$25; 407-648-8363.

Black Tusk, Hollow Leg, American Party Machine 8 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $12-$15.

Brian Setzer Orchestra, the Texas Gentlemen , 8 pm; Hard Rock Live, 6050 Universal Blvd.; $41-$76; 407-351-5483.

The Drums, Hoops 7 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $16-$18; 407-246-1419.

Fusion Showcase 7:30 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $10; 407-999-2570.

The Mavericks 7 pm; The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave.; $39.50-$79.50; 407-228-1220.

UCF Chamber Winds Recital 7:30 pm; University of Central Florida Rehearsal Hall, 4000 Central Florida Blvd.; free; 407-823-1500.

Friday, Dec. 1

Dead and Co. Warm Up Party: Unlimited Devotion 8 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $10-$12.

Flying Horse Big Band Concert 8 pm; Nicholson School of Communications, University of Central Florida; $10; 407-823-1500.

Koo Koo Kanga Roo 5:45 pm; The Geek Easy, 114 S. Semoran Blvd., Winter Park; $12-$15; 407-332-9636.

Ordinary Boys (Smiths and Morrissey Tribute) 8 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $10; 407-246-1419.

Poptone, Geneva Jacuzzi 6 pm; The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave.; $30-$40; 407-648-8363.

Punk Winter Formal: Poison Boys, Talking Dogs, the Palmettes, Vicious Dreams 8:30 pm; Stardust Video and Coffee, 1842 E. Winter Park Road; $5; 407-623-3393.

Selwyn Birchwood 8 pm; Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts, 1905 Kentucky Ave., Winter Park; $20; 407-636-9951.

String Ensemble Concert 5 pm; University of Central Florida Rehearsal Hall, 4000 Central Florida Blvd.; free; 407-823-1500.

UCF Choir Concert 7:30 pm; UCF Visual Arts Building, 4000 Central Florida Blvd.; free; 407-823-1500.

Saturday, Dec. 2

Borgeous 10 pm; Gilt Nightclub, 740 Bennett Road; $10-$40; 407-504-7699.

Brent Smith and Zach Myers 7 pm; House of Blues, Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $32-$71.75; 407-934-2583.

Keller Williams 8 pm; The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave.; $25-$34.50; 407-228-1220.

Marc Broussard 7 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $20-$25; 407-246-1419.

Metal Prom 6 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $10; 407-999-2570.

The Woolly Bushmen, Zap Dragon, Transcendental Telecom, Howling Midnight, DJ Mezcalculation 8 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $7.

Sunday, Dec. 3

'68, Whores 7 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $15; 407-999-2570.

Deadaires, Expert Timing 8 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $7.

Jagged Edge, Sammie 6:30 pm; House of Blues, Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $42.25; 407-934-2583.

Richard Gilewitz 7:30 pm; Timucua White House, 2000 S. Summerlin Ave.; $10-$20 suggested donation; 407-595-2713.

Monday, Dec. 4

The Dancing Bones, the Robinsons, Common Creatures 8 pm; 64 North, 64 N. Orange Ave.; free; 321-245-7730.

Orlando Philharmonic: Focus Series - Touch of Genius 7 pm; Featuring violin prodigy Randall Goosby. The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave.; $18-$54; 407-228-1220; orlandophil.org.

Tuesday, Dec. 5

Cut Copy 7 pm; The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave.; $25-$35; 407-228-1220.

Dark Thoughts, Wet Nurse, Tight Genes, Caffiends 9 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; free.

Paramore 8 pm; Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $38.50-$150; 844-513-2014.

Punk on the Patio: Felicity, Luvlost, Broken Streetlights 8 pm; The Patio, 14 W. Washington St.; $5; 407-354-1577.

Thursday, Dec. 7

Dead and Co. 7:30 pm; Amway Center, 400 W. Church St.; $72-$410; 800-745-3000.

Fitz & the Tantrums, Magic Giant 7 pm; House of Blues, Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $42.50; 407-934-2583.

Kevin Schlereth, the Year I Disappear, Second Chances, Fox Tails, Spoilsport 7 pm; Uncle Lou's Entertainment Hall, 1016 N. Mills Ave.; free; 407-270-9104.

Nicholas Roberts 7 pm; Downtown Credo Coffee, 706 W. Smith Street; $10-$12; 407-519-0643.

The Werks, Passafire, the Ries Brothers 7 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $20; 407-246-1419.

XXYYXX, Chrome Sparks 10 pm; The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave.; $20-$25; 407-648-8363.

Friday, Dec. 8

Bryant Myers 10 pm; Gilt Nightclub, 740 Bennett Road; $10-$40; 407-504-7699.

The Groove Orient, Groove Fetish, Savi Fernandez Band 8 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $10-$12.

Saturday, Dec. 9

Marc With a C's Annual Holiday Marathon Show 7 pm; The Geek Easy, 114 S. Semoran Blvd., Winter Park; free; 407-332-9636.

Megalodon, Skism, Krimer 10 pm; Gilt Nightclub, 740 Bennett Road; $10-$30; 407-504-7699.

Narcotic Wasteland, Killing Addiction 7 pm; Bombshell's Tavern, 5405 Edgewater Drive; $13-$15; 407-730-3999.

R.Lum.R 7 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $15-$17; 407-246-1419.

Visage Reunion 2017 8 pm; Independent Bar, 70 N. Orange Ave.; $5; 407-342-5683.

Sunday, Dec. 10

Bad Azz Becky, Nohemy 6 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $15; 407-999-2570.

Dej Loaf, Mook Boy 10 pm; Gilt Nightclub, 740 Bennett Road; $20-$50; 407-504-7699.

D.R.I., Kaustik, Swift Knuckle Solution, Disfunction (Horrorpunks in 21) 7 pm; Bombshell's Tavern, 5405 Edgewater Drive; $12-$15; 407-730-3999.

Squirrel Nut Zippers 7 pm; House of Blues, Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $22; 407-934-2583.

Monday, Dec. 11

Acid Tongue, the Welzeins, the Mammoths 8 pm; Sandwich Bar, 2432 E. Robinson St.; $5; 407-421-1670.

J.D. McPherson, Charley Crockett 7 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $17-$20; 407-246-1419.

Of Montreal, Christiana Schneider's Genius Grant 7 pm; The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive; $20; 407-704-6261.

Tuesday, Dec. 12

David Ramirez, Molly Parden 7 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $15-$17; 407-246-1419.

Wednesday, Dec. 13

Giraffage 10 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $15-$20; 407-246-1419.

Rosario Flores 7 pm; House of Blues, Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $102.25-$142.25; 407-934-2583.

Thursday, Dec. 14

Davey Suicide, Armada, Men Against Fire, Loaded Guns, Misfit Toys, Shadow Reborn 7 pm; The Haven, 6700 Aloma Ave., Winter Park; $10-$12; 407-673-2712.

Harley Flanagan, Destructonomicon, Flamethrower, Rhythm of Fear 8 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $15-$18.

Luke Combs 7 pm; House of Blues, Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $20; 407-934-2583.

Ozuna & Wisin 8 pm; Amway Center, 400 W. Church St.; $50.50-$255; 800-745-3000.

Sarah Cahill 7:30 pm; Timucua White House, 2000 S. Summerlin Ave.; $20; 407-595-2713.

Tom Petty: Homage to a Legend 8 pm; The Imperial at Washburn Imports, 1800 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-228-4992.

Friday, Dec. 15

David Bromberg Quintet 7 pm; The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave.; $39.50-$64.50; 407-228-1220.

Florida Is Loud: Gillian Carter, Witchbender, Forms, Gutless, No Fraud, Integrity2017, Jump Ramp, Freakazoid 7 pm; Uncle Lou's Entertainment Hall, 1016 N. Mills Ave.; free-$10; 407-270-9104.

Ghostfeeder, Machines on Blast, SML8, Ten Cent Toys, DespondentMassAtrophy 8 pm; Bombshell's Tavern, 5405 Edgewater Drive; $7; 407-730-3999.

Paint (Tsuruda x Huxley Anne), Sumthin Sumthin, Eazybaked, Milano, Untitld 9:30 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $15-$20; 407-246-1419.

Saturday, Dec. 16

Electric Bounce House: Dillon Francis, Dua Lipa, Cheat Codes 7:30 pm; House of Blues, Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $60; 407-934-2583.

Florida Is Loud: Shroud Eater, Junior Bruce, Meatwound, Ad Nauseum, Yashira, Horsewhip 7 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $15-$18.

The Number Twelve Looks Like You, Rollo Tomassi, Cryptodira 7 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $15; 407-999-2570.

The Outlaws, Artimus Pyle Band 7 pm; The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave.; $29.50-$125; 407-228-1220.

Up From Here, Dyne Side, Acaedia, Fame on Fire 6:30 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $13-$15; 407-246-1419.

Young Artists Orchestra: Symphonic Dances 7 pm; Music from a variety of genres, from classical to modern, Latin to pop, jazz and many more. Oak Ridge High School, 700 W. Oak Ridge Road; $10; 407-937-1800 ext. 710; cfcarts.com.

Sunday, Dec. 17

Back to the '80s Presents Madonna: Three Decades of Music 3-8 pm; Stardust Lounge, 431 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-839-0080.

Chyno Miranda & Guaco 8 pm; House of Blues, Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $52-$82; 407-934-2583.

Katy Perry 7 pm; Amway Center, 400 W. Church St.; $47.50-$849; 800-745-3000.

Monday, Dec. 18

Memento Mori 10 pm; Independent Bar, 70 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-839-0457.

Friday, Dec. 22

Fhloston Paradigm 9 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; $15; 407-246-1419.

Reverend Horton Heat, Junior Brown, the Blasters 7 pm; House of Blues, Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $19; 407-934-2583. Yung Bans 7 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $10; 407-999-2570.

Saturday, Dec. 23

Demun Jones 6 pm; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; contact for price; 407-999-2570.

Rob Hamm 8-11 pm; Wop's Hops, 419 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; free; 407-878-7819.

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