THURSDAY

"HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN" IN CONCERT

Watch the movie with Utah Symphony playing the music, 7 p.m. Nov. 29-Dec. 1, Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. $27, 801-533-6683.

ANDREA BOCELLI

The famous Italian singer, songwriter, and record producer, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29, Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. $129-$359, ticketmaster.com, 800-653-8000.

THE ITALS

A Jamaican reggae vocal group formed in 1976, 8 p.m. Nov. 29, The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. $17, 801-596-3560. Age 21-up.

"FINDING NEVERLAND"

The story behind the Peter Pan playwright J.M. Barrie., 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29-30, Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main St., Logan. $45-$65, cacheARTS.org, 435-752-0026.

"THE NUTCRACKER"

The classic holiday ballet performed by Julie Moffitt Ballet School, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 29-Dec. 1 (noon Saturday), Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $10-$14, 801-689-8700.

"AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS”

A young boy learns the reason for the Magi's travels, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29-Dec. 1, Grand Theatre, 1575 South State St., Salt Lake City. $20, 801-957-3322.

"CAROLINE, OR CHANGE"

Play about a maid and her relationships with the family she serves during the Civil Rights Movement, 8 p.m. Nov. 29-Dec. 9 (4 p.m. Saturday), Good Company Theatre, 2404 Wall Ave., Ogden. $20. 801-917-4969.

FRIDAY

METALLICA

Heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles in 1981, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. $132-$656, ticketmaster.com, 800-653-8000.

BROWNING STRING TRIO

Biannual string concert of chamber music, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Browning Center's Allred Theater, Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. $4.50-$7, 801-626-8500.

"POINT OF NO RETURN"

Hilaree Nelson, a mountaineer, presents her stories about climbing Myanmar's Hkakabo Razi, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Park City Institute, 1750 Kearns Blvd., Park City. $29-up, 435-655-3114.

STEVEN PAGE TRIO

Former lead singer of the group Barenaked Ladies brings his trio, 9 p.m. Nov. 30, The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. $28, 801-596-3560.

HAYRIDES IN THE PARK

Take your family for an old-fashioned hayride through the light display at Layton Commons Park, 5:30-8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 30-Dec. 15, Burger Stop, 323 E. Gentile, Layton. $1/kids, $2/adults, burgerstoplayton.com/hayrides.

COLLIN RAYE

Popular country music singer performs, 9 p.m. Nov. 30, Peppermill Concert Hall, 680 Wendover Blvd., West Wendover. 800-537-0207. SOLD OUT.

TOM CLARK

Comedian has appeared on many late-night shows, 8 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Wiseguys Comedy Cafe, 269 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $12, 801-622-5588.

"A LITTLE JAZZ WITH YOUR MISTLETOE"

Traditional Christmas music mixed with musical comedy, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec.1, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City. $17.50, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

FRANK LUCERO & BRIAN HICKS

A night filled with adult stand-up comedy, 8 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Egyptian Park City, 328 Main St., Park City. $15-$29, $5 more at door, 435-649-9371.

"COLETTE"

Film starring Keira Knightley, who is pressed to ghostwrite under her husband's name, 8 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 2 (6 p.m. Sunday), Park City Film, 1255 Park Avenue, Park City. $8, 435-615-8291.

"NEWSIES, THE BROADWAY MUSICAL"

Be inspired by Jack Kelly to seize the day, 7 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 8 (2 p.m. Saturday), Northridge High School, 2430 N. Hill Field Road, Layton. $9/adults, $8/seniors, $7/ages 3-18, 801-402-8500.

"WHITE CHRISTMAS"

The classic holiday movie come to life, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 10 (1 p.m. Saturday), Four Seasons Theatre, 520 S. 250 East, Smithfield. $12/adv., $14/door, 435-535-1432.

"MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY"

Join the Bennet family as they stay with Elizabeth Darcy at her new home, 7 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 15 (2 p.m. Saturday), Pioneer Theatre, 300 S. 1400 East, Salt Lake City. $32-$45, 801-581-6961.

"5 CAROLS FOR CHRISTMAS"

Five friends practicing their holiday performance have to change things when the power goes out, 7 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 22, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. $15, 801-298-1302.

"MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET"

See the magic Santa works on the lives of non-believing mother and daughter, 7 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 22, Heritage Theatre, 2505 S. Highway 89, Perry. $12, 435-723-8392.

"A FAIRLY POTTER CHRISTMAS CAROL"

Spend a night with Harry and his friends as they learn about the magic of Christmas, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 22, The Ziegfeld Theater, 3934 S. Washington Blvd., Ogden. $17-$19, 855-944-2787.

"PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL"

The story of Pinkalicious eating pink cupcakes and turning pink, set to music, 7 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 30 (noon and 3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays), Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, Salt Lake City. $27/adult, $17/kids, 801-363-7522.

SATURDAY

"THE NUTSHELL"

The Nutcracker with a playful take, 1 and 4 p.m. Dec. 1, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City. $15-$25, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

PLANE TALK

Dennis Howland talks about his time in the U.S. Marine Corps, 1 p.m. Dec. 1, Hill Aerospace Museum, 7961 Wardleigh Road, Hill Air Force Base. FREE.

GINGERBREAD FESTIVAL

Face painting, photo with Santa, cookies, crafts and more, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1, Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 N. Main St., Bountiful. $5 children, adults FREE, www.bdac.org.

HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING

Come see the park light up for the holiday season, 5 p.m. Dec. 1, Bicentennial Park, 2705 N. 550 East, North Ogden. FREE.

RODNEY CARRINGTON

A comedian, actor, and writer who has recorded eight major comedy albums, 6 and 9 p.m. Dec. 1, Peppermill Concert Hall, 680 Wendover Blvd., West Wendover. 800-537-0207, age 21-up. SOLD OUT. 

"ALL IS CALM, ALL IS BRIGHT"

Ben Lomond High School Alumni Choir, 7 p.m. Dec. 1, Ben Lomond High School Auditorium, 1080 9th St., Ogden. $5 suggested donation.

RED MOLLY

Americana trio with rich, harmonious voices, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Park City Institute, 1750 Kearns Blvd., Park City. $29, 435-655-3114.

JIM GAFFIGAN

Clean comedian from Indiana, 8 p.m. Dec. 1 and 7, Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. $46.75-$56, 801-325-2000.

MCMAGIC

Rap artist known for signing in both English and Spanish, 8 p.m. Dec. 1, Paradise Club, 336 36th St., Ogden. $25, 801-392-4447.

SANTA PUB CRAWL

Get your holiday-themed costume and bring your friends for the pub crawl up Main Street, 8 p.m. Dec. 1, Park City's Main Street, Park City. $10, plus a wrapped toy donation. Age 21-up.

LITTLE STEVEN & THE DISCIPLES OF SOUL

Steven is a member of Bruce Springsteen's band, but he also plays with his own group, 8:30 p.m. Dec. 1, The Depot, 13 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $35, smithstix.com, 801-467-8499. Age 21-up.

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

With local artisan fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1, Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden. 801-621-7595. FREE.

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Come enjoy pancakes and more with Santa, 9-11 a.m. Dec. 1, Ogden Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. $22.40, eventbrite.

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE & ART FAIR

Unique handmade gifts for the holidays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1-2, Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City. 801-585-0556. FREE.

"THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE"

Siblings stumble through an old wardrobe and enter the land of Narnia, 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 1-Jan. 5, Utah Children's Theatre, 3605 S. State St., Salt Lake City. $16, uctheatre.org, 801-532-6000.

SUNDAY

CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA HOLIDAY CONCERT

Annual concert performed by Weber State students, 5:30 & 8 p.m. Dec. 2, St. Joseph Church, 514 24th St., Ogden. $7/adults, $4.50/students, $6/seniors and military, 801-626-8500.

TOMMY CASTRO & MIKE ZITO

Two blues artists performing together, 8 p.m. Dec. 2, The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. $28, 801-596-3560.

"SNOWBALL: A NIGHT IN OZ"

Drag/cabaret-style show to raise money for people affected by HIV/AIDS, 5:30 p.m. dinner, 6 p.m. show Dec. 2, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City. $20, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

MONDAY

"THE NUTCRACKER"

Performed by the Tooele Valley Academy of Dance, 7 p.m. Dec. 3, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City. $10, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

"AT THE INN: MAKING ROOM"

Utah Chamber Artists performing a piece based on "The Little Match Girl," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City. $15/adv., $17.50/day of, discount for students, 801-572-2010.

THE LOWER LIGHTS

Gospel-folk collective who draw upon reverence and celebration, 7 p.m. Dec. 3-8, Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City. $15-$35, 801-581-7100.

TUESDAY

"A JOYFUL CHRISTMAS"

Jim Brickman's live holiday concert, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City. $45-$75. arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

WSU CHAMBER ENSEMBLES

Featuring string students, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Browning Center's Garrison Choral Room, Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. FREE.

"FINDING NEVERLAND"

The story behind the Peter Pan playwright J.M. Barrie., various times Dec. 4-9, Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main St., Salt Lake City. $50-$125, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

WEDNESDAY

ATREYU

Metalcore band formed in Orange County, California, in 1998, 6 p.m. Dec. 5, The Depot, 13 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $26.50/adv. $30/day of, smithstix, 801-467-8499.

JAYNIE NYE MEMORIAL HOLIDAY CONCERT

A concert to help raise money for cancer research, 7 p.m. Dec. 5, Browning Center at Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. $20-$30, tkt.xosn.com, 801-626-7000.

CONNER YOUNGBLOOD

Conner creates melodies through a wide range of obscure arrangements, 8 p.m. Dec. 5, The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. $19, 801-596-3560. Age 21-up.

MINUS THE BEAR

Farewell tour of indie rock band formed in Seattle almost 20 years ago, 8 p.m. Dec. 5, The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. $24.50, smithstix.com, 801-467-8499.

CONTINUING EVENTS

GLASS ART SHOW

Glass Art Guild of Utah offers 16th annual show of kiln work and blown glass, regular garden hours Nov. 3-Dec. 18, Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City. $14/adults, $12/seniors and military, $7/children, 801-585-0556.

“HOW THE GROUCH STOLE CHRISTMAS”

Green eggs and hilarious hams, various times Nov. 8-Jan. 5, Desert Star Playhouse, 4861 S. State St., Murray. $24.95/adults, $14.95/children, 801-266-2600.

"AFTERGLOW"

Insightful drama that explores gay intimacy, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16-Dec. 2, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City. $20, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

EFFETS DE NEIGE

A collection of winter paintings inspired by Monet and impressionism, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 16-Dec. 21 (noon-5 p.m. Saturday), Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 N. Main St., Bountiful. Reception 6-8 p.m. Nov. 30. FREE.

"ELF THE MUSICAL"

Musical adaptation of the fun movie, various times Nov. 23-Dec. 22, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. $17.50-$24.75, 801-298-1302.

"SOLACE" BY PABLO CRUZ AYALA

Showcase of art by junior-artist-in-residence, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 16-Dec. 21 (noon-5 p.m. Saturday), Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 N. Main St., Bountiful. Reception 6-8 p.m. Nov. 30. FREE.

"SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL"

The beloved story of Scrooge and his change of heart, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23-Dec. 22, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Washington Terrace. $15-$17/adults, $14-$16/students and seniors, $10-$12/children, 801-393-0070.

"MUFFET'S CHRISTMAS CAROL"

Features life-size puppets who walk, talk, and present the classic story, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23-Dec. 29, Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main St., Salt Lake City. $10-$16, 801-355-4628.

CHRISTKINDLMARKT 2018

German-inspired Christmas market, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 28-Dec. 1, This Is The Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave., Salt Lake City. FREE.

Contact Mark Saal at 801-625-4272, or msaal@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @Saalman. Friend him on Facebook at facebook.com/MarkSaal.

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