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KornuKopia Calendar: Dec. 8 - Dec. 17

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“A 1940’s Radio Christmas Carol – A Musical,” at Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St., Prescott. It’s Christmas Eve, 1943 and the Feddington Players are now broadcasting from a hole-in-the-wall studio in Newark, NJ and set to present their “take” on Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. With noisy plumbing, missed cues, electrical blackouts and over-the-top theatrics, this radio show is an excursion into the mayhem and madness of live radio. Performances at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 1-2, 7, 9, 14-16; and at 2 p.m. Dec. 3, 9, 10, 17. 928-445-3286 or www.pca-az.net.

“A Charlie Brown Christmas,” at Prescott Center for the Arts Stage Too!, 208 N. Marina St., Prescott. The classic animated television special A Charlie Brown Christmas comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation in which Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts Gang discover the true meaning of Christmas. Based on the television special by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson. Presented by FamilyTheatre. Performance times vary, Nov. 30-Dec. 17. 928-445-3286 or www.pca-az.net.

Enchanted Christmas Tour of Lights, Prescott Gateway Mall, 3250 Gateway Blvd. (across from Wildflower) through Dec. 30. www.enchantedchristmasAZ.com or 1-800-651-8006.

Friday, Dec. 8

Arizona Pioneers’ Home Foundation Holiday Bazaar, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 300 S. McCormick St.

Acker Musical Showcase, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Courthouse Plaza. Enjoy over 100 musicians performing all around downtown area shops. Acker Night is the primary fundraising event for art and music scholarships. www.ackernight.com

Saturday, Dec. 9

Christmas Craft and Bake Sale 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9 at Faith United Community Church 1061 Old Chisholm (Dewey in Prescott Country Club). Turn at Highway 69 and Maverick and follow signs.

Prescott Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s Pendleton Center, 930 Division Street.

Chino Family Christmas, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Heritage Middle School Gym, Road 2 North and Road 1 West. Memory Park, 4 to 6 p.m. Tree Decorating and Lighting, hot chocolate and cider with Santa, music and caroling.

Yavapai Flute Circle, noon to 2:30 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Children’s Program Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

“A Candlelight Christmas,” 7 to 9 p.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave.

Contra Dance, with music by Traditional Blend and calling by Steve Elliot, 7:30 to 10 p.m., First Congregational Church, 216 E. Gurley. Newcomer instruction at 7 p.m. 928-925-5210. Folkhappens.org.

YMCA presents “Nutcracker” Ballet & Holly Jolly Christmas Recital, 4 to 7 p.m. Ruth Street Theater, 1050 Ruth Street. The YMCA dance department presents the Nutcracker Ballet and Holly Jolly Christmas Dance Recital. $10-15.

Bicycles for Social Change, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Prescott College Chapel 220 Grove Ave. Author Sue Knaup will give an interactive presentation on bicycles for social change centering on her recently published memoir “Bike Hunt.” Book signing will follow, books are available for purchase at Peregrine Books or online book sellers. Proceeds from sales support One Street service to bicycle nonprofits around the world.

Sunday, Dec. 10

Prescott POPS Symphony “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” Concert, 3 to 5 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Maestro Joseph Place leads the POPS through many seasonal favorites, including “Sleigh Ride” and the “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s “Messiah.” $5-$25. prescottpops.com.

Pictures with Santa at the World’s Largest Gingerbread Village, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Prescott Resort & Conference Center, 1500 Highway 69. Display up through Jan. 1.

“Esteban - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” 3 to 5:30 p.m., The Elks Theater, 117 E. Gurley.

Sixth annual Community Christmas Concert and Nativity Display at 7 p.m.; live concert features traditional music celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, hosted by the Prescott Valley Arizona Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Location is in the LDS Stake Center Chapel, 7073 Pronghorn Ranch Parkway in Prescott Valley, near the intersection of Highway 89A and Viewpoint Drive. Choir and orchestra under the direction of Glennis Miller. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 14

White Christmas Musical, 7 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Tickets from $25. 928-776-2000, ycpac.com

Creative Aging Art & Movement Class – Basic Printmaking, 2-4 p.m. Prescott Valley Public Library, 7402 E. Civic Circle. Explore basic printmaking skills to create and print. Using hand printing methods alongside a small flatbed printing press, attendees will have access to printing a series of personalized handmade cards. 928-759-6189.

Friday, Dec. 15

White Christmas Musical, 7 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Tickets from $25. 928-776-2000, ycpac.com

Saturday, Dec. 16

Folk Sessions “A Very Merry… Songs for the Holidays” concert, 2 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 117 E. Gurley St., featuring Nancy Elliott, The Gurley Girls, Tom and Christa Agostino, Folka Polka and singers from the Prescott Chorale. $22. Pca-az.net, 928-445-3286

YPIT Holiday Native Art Market 2017, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe Gathering Center, 530 E. Merritt St. The third annual Holiday Native Art Market and Frybread sale, it features native artists from all over the southwest and their unique art and craft for gift ideas.

Beach Boys Surfin’ Holiday, 7 p.m., Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. Ring in the holiday season with a tribute to the enduring soundtrack of the Beach Boys. $25 for adults, $22 for seniors. 928-777-1370, prescottelkstheater.com.

An Evening with Red Hawk, 7 p.m., Lotus Bloom Yoga Stuido, 777 West Hillside Ave. Join Red Hawk and friends for a reading and conversation about his book, “Return to the Mother, A Lovers Handbook.” A Q&A session will follow.

Sunday, Dec. 17

White Christmas Musical, 7 p.m., Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Tickets from $25. 928-776-2000, ycpac.com.

Prescott Jazz Society Annual Christmas-Birthday Celebration Party, 4 to 9 p.m., Tis Art Center and Gallery, 105 S. Cortez St. Friends, family and renowned musicians will come together to join in the 80th birthday celebration of Prescott Jazz Society Founder Milton Cannon with live bands performing various forms of jazz, blues and Christmas songs. $49.50. www.pjazz.org.