THURSDAY

GLASS ART SHOW

Glass Art Guild of Utah offers 16th annual show of kiln work and blown glass, during 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 adult, $14.95 child, 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.

"SOLACE" BY PABLO CRUZ AYALA

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

EFFETS DE NEIGE

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

FRIDAY

QUINN BROWN PROJECT

Rock/funk group from Syracuse, 10 p.m. Nov. 23, Brewskis, 244 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $5-$10, 801-394-1713.

"THE POLAR EXPRESS"

Enjoy the movie that will take you to the North Pole, noon Nov. 23, Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $5, 801-689-8700.

FANTASY AT THE BAY

Second annual Christmas lighting ceremony, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 23, Willard Bay State Park, Exit 357 in Willard. Lights through Dec. 31. $10/Monday-Thursday, $15-Friday-Sunday, 435-734-9494.

WATERPARKS

Rock band formed in Houston, Texas, in 2011, 6 p.m. Nov. 23, The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. $19.50/adv., $22/day of, smithstix.com, 801-467-8499.

U92 JINGLE JAM

Featuring rappers Trippie Redd, Saweetie, Flipp Dinero, and DaniLeigh, 7 p.m. Nov. 23, The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. $34.50, smithstix.com, 801-467-8499.

UVLUV

Rock band from Salt Lake City, 7 p.m. Nov. 23, Kilby Court, 748 W. Kilby Ct., Salt Lake City. $7, ticketfly.com, 866-943-1958.

MINISTRY

Industrial metal band formed in Chicago, 7:15 p.m. Nov. 23, The Depot, 13 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $35/adv., $40/day of, smithstix.com, 801-467-8499. Age 21-up.

CELTIC THUNDER

This Irish band is fronted by five singers, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23, Capitol Theatre, 131 S. Main St., Salt Lake City. $35-$85, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

CARLA AND DAVE ESKELSEN

Singer/songwriters perform contemporary folk, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23, Coffeehouse at First Unitarian, 560 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City. $5, 801-582-8687.

BRIAN POSEHN

A writer/actor/stand-up comedian who has had recurring roles on several TV shows, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Nov. 23-24, Wise Guys Salt Lake City, 194 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $20, 801-532-5233. Age 21-up.

BALLET WEST'S "NUTCRACKER"

Come spend the night with Clara and her Nutcracker Prince, performed by Ballet West, 7 p.m. Nov. 23-24 (also 2 p.m. Saturday), Val A. Browning Center, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. $10-$45, 801-626-6000.

SHAWN PAULSEN

One of the fastest-rising comedians and hypnotists presents his thoughts on family, work and also hypnotizes subjects on stage, 8 p.m. Nov. 23-24, Wiseguys Comedy Cafe, 269 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $12, 801-622-5588.

"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.

"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/seniors, $10-$12/child, 801-393-0070.

MUFFET'S CHRISTMAS CAROL

Featuring 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.

LAUGHING STOCK IMPROV

This group has been performing improv for more than 21 years, 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 23-Dec. 29, Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main St., Salt Lake City. $8-$11, 801-355-4628.

SATURDAY

“PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL” STORYTIME

Storytime featuring the cast of the Salt Lake Acting Company production, 11 a.m. Nov. 24, The King's English Bookstore, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City. FREE.

"INCREDIBLES 2"

Next adventures of the Incredible family, 2 p.m. Nov. 24, Weber County Library, 2464 Jefferson Ave., Ogden. FREE.

OGDEN'S CHRISTMAS VILLAGE

Lights go on for the first time this season, 6 p.m. Nov. 24, Christmas Village, 343 25th St., Ogden. FREE.

UNEARTH

Metalcore band performing with Fit for an Autopsy, 6 p.m. Nov. 24, The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. $20, smithstix.com, 801-467-8599.

IVOURIES

A solo recording project by Jaxon Garrick, 7 p.m. Nov. 24, Kilby Court, 748 W. Kilby Court, Salt Lake City. $7, ticketfly.com, 866-943-1958.

WHISKEY DINNER

Food paired perfectly with different whiskeys, 7 p.m. Nov. 24, Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville. $89, 801-620-1021.

SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK

This Grammy-nominated group embraces a wide range of musical genres, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24, Park City Institute, 1244 Iron Horse Drive, Park City. $29, 435-655-3114.

LARK & SPUR HOLIDAY CONCERT

A quintet performing traditional and modern carols, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24, The Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State St., Salt Lake City. 801-957-3322. FREE.

RYAN SHUPE AND THE RUBBER BAND

Christmas Tour 2018 from this Ogden native and his band, 8 p.m. Nov. 24, Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $10-$20, 801-689-8700.

METAL DOGS

This ‘80s rock group plays all your favorite hair metal band songs, 9:50 p.m. Nov. 24, Brewskis, 244 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $5-$10, 801-394-1713.

MESSIAH SING-IN

Join in singing Handel's Messiah with the Utah Symphony, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24-25, Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. $14-$31, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

MONDAY

LIGHT THE CITY

Kaysville city will turn on its lights and you can enjoy hot chocolate, doughnuts, and Santa, 5 p.m. Nov. 26, Kaysville City Center, 23 E. Center St., Kaysville. 801-544-1788. FREE.

SYMPHONIC WINDS

Salt Lake City group under the direction of Thomas Rohrer, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26, First United Methodist Church, 203 S. 200 East, Salt Lake City. FREE.

CLASSICAL GUITAR ENSEMBLE

Guitar ensembles from a wide variety of musical periods, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26, Browning Center’s Garrison Choral Room, Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd. Ogden. FREE.

LINDSEY STIRLING

Lindsey is an amazing electronic violinist playing holiday music, 8 p.m. Nov. 26, Maverik Center, 3200 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley. $31.50-$96.50 ($10 parking), maverikcenter.com, 801-988-8888.

TUESDAY

WHITECHAPEL

Deathcore band from Tennessee, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 27, The Depot, 13 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $24/adv., $27/day of, smithstix.com, 801-467-4899.

"THE JOKE IS MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD"

Bassem Youssef challenges politics with humor, 7 p.m. Nov. 27, Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City. $25-up, 801-581-7100.

ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN

Indie rock band formed in Liverpool in 1978, 8 p.m. Nov. 27, Union Event Center, 235 N. 500 West, Salt Lake City. $32.50-$36, 877-435-9849. Age 21-up. 

WEDNESDAY

NOVO AMOR

Welsh multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and producer, 8 p.m. Nov. 28, The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Sold out, 844-379-0370.

EVE 6

Rock band formed in 1995 in Southern California, 8 p.m. Nov. 28, The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. $24.50, showclix.com, 888-718-4253.

SIMPLE TREASURES BOUTIQUE

More than 130 local crafters gathered together with holiday items, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 28-Dec. 1 (10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday), Golden Spike Events Center, 1000 N. 1200 West, Ogden. $1, 801-814-8670.

FESTIVAL OF TREES

Annual display and sale of decorated Christmas trees to benefit Primary Children's Hospital Foundation, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Nov. 28-Dec. 1, Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Salt Lake City. $7/adults, $4/ages 2-11, $6/ages 65-older, www.festivaloftreesutah.org.

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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