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THURSDAY 12.16

ZOO LIGHTS 5-9 p.m. Through Dec. 23. Also Dec. 26-31. Enjoy the beauty of the zoo at night and thousands of sparkling holiday lights. General admission $7. Members $5. Train rides $2.50. Gulf Breeze Zoo, 5701 Gulf Breeze Parkway. 932-2229 or gulfbreezezoo.org.

4th ANNUAL UPC SING-ALONG 6:30 p.m. The Oar House is your holiday caroling headquarters, featuring emcees Ray and Valerie Russenberger, and $3 coffee drinks all night. The Oar House, 1000 S. Pace Blvd. 549-4444 or the-oar-house.com.

STORYCORPS MOBILE BOOTH Through Dec. 22. The national oral history project, StoryCorps, is returning to Pensacola to collect oil spill stories for preservation at the Library of Congress. For reservations call (800) 850-4406 or link to the StoryCorps reservation system from wuwf.org.

ART CLASS AT PAINTING WITH A TWIST 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, and paint a picture step by step that you will take home. 16 years and older. Theme: Moonlit Cherry Blossoms. Painting with a Twist, 4771 Bayou Blvd., Suite C-11. $35. 471-1450 or paintingwithatwist.com/pensacola.

MUSIC: HOLLY SHELTON 7 p.m. Free. Five Sisters’ Blues Café, 421 W. Belmont St. 912-4856 or fivesistersbluescafe.com.

MUSIC: JOEY B. WILSON, JUSTIN OTTO, SPECIAL SAUCE 7 p.m. $3. The Handlebar, 319 N. Tarragona St. 434-9060 or handlebarpensacola.com.

MUSIC: IVAN NEVILLE’S DUMPSTAPHUNK 8 p.m. $10-$15. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 Palafox. vinylmusichall.com.

FRIDAY 12.17

4TH ANNUAL GRAND CHAMPAGNE AND WINE TASTING AT DK 6-8 p.m. Sample over 30 champagnes and sparkling wines. Local Chef Keith Hoffert will be preparing heavy appetizers in the Culinary Theater to complement the champagne and wine selections. Also enjoy DK’s biggest wine sale of the year. $35 per person. Distinctive Kitchens, 29 S. Palafox. 438-4688 or dk4u.com.

DOWNTOWN TOASTMASTERS MEETING AND SOCIAL 6:50-8:55 a.m. Discover an encouraging and cheerful way to meet your personal and professional goals in communication and leadership. Become a competent communicator, overcome your fear of public speaking, and develop skills in speaking, listening and thinking. The Stifel Nicolaus Building, 25 W. Cedar St., Ste 100. 595-5823.

THE NUTCRAKER PRESENTED BY BALLET PENSACOLA 7:30 p.m. Audiences will be enthralled during this annual classic as the music of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky accompanies the story of Clara and her dream of the Nutcracker Prince. Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox. 595-3882 or pensacolasaenger.com.

SIP AND SING CAROLING TOUR 5:30 p.m. Meet at Flounder’s at 5:30 p.m. The tour will depart about 6 p.m. Carolers will makes stops and entertain patrons at beach pubs and walk to the next stop. Santa hats encouraged. Tour ends at the Sandshaker Lounge. Flounder’s Chowder House, 800 Quietwater Beach Blvd. 932-2003 or flounderschowderhouse.com.

‘MADELINE’S CHRISTMAS’ A MUSICAL 7:30 p.m. Tickets $14-$20 for adults and children’s tickets are half price. A $1 handling fee is assessed for every ticket printed. Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St. 434-0257, ext. 103 or pensacolalittletheatre.com.

PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS V. MISSISSIPPI SURGE 7 p.m. The Hanger, Pensacola Civic Center, 201 E. Gregory St. 432-0800 or pensacolaiceflyers.com

AFTER GAME SKATING 10-11 p.m. Pensacola Civic Center, 201 E. Gregory St. 432-0800 or pensacolafigureskating.com.

ART CLASS AT PAINTING WITH A TWIST 7-9 p.m. Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, and paint a picture step by step that you will take home. 16 years and older. Theme: Reflections. Painting with a Twist, 4771 Bayou Blvd., Suite C-11. $35. 471-1450 or paintingwithatwist.com/pensacola.

GRAND CHAMPAGNE TASTING AT DISTINCTIVE KITCHENS 4:30-7 p.m. Free. Distinctive Kitchens, 29 S. Palafox Place. 438-4688 or dk4u.com.

MUSIC: REDDOG 9:30 p.m. Free. Five Sisters’ Blues Café, 421 W. Belmont St. 912-4856 or fivesistersbluescafe.com.

MUSIC: ZOSO- THE ULTIMATE LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE 8 p.m. $10-$13. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 S. Palafox. vinylmusichall.com.

MUSIC: MR. FAHRENHEIT, ALOUD, HELLO CRESCENDO, THE NATIVE TONGUE 7 p.m. $6-$8. The Handlebar, 319 N. Tarragona St. 434-9060 or handlebarpensacola.com.

MUSIC: MIKE Z 7 p.m. Hub Stacey’s Downtown, 312 E. Government St. 469-1001 or hubstaceys.com.

MUSIC: KNEE DEEP 7 p.m. Hub Stacey’s at the Point, 5851 Galvez Road. 497-0071 or hubstaceys.com.

MUSIC: THE SHIZ 9 p.m. The Deck at the Fish House, 600 S. Barracks St. 470-0003 or fishhouse.goodgrits.com.

MUSIC: MIGHT HIGH COUP, UNNATURAL SOUNDZ, INNO 10 p.m. $10. Bedlam, 15 E. Intendencia St. 434-8779.

SATURDAY 12.18

COMMUNITY HOLIDAY CELEBRATION 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Kids will enjoy a morning of carnival games, presents and a visit from Santa. Christmas dinners will be served to families after the toy give-a-way. Fricker Community Center, 900 N. F St. 436-5192.

AQUARIUM FOR PENSACOLA AWARENESS FESTIVAL 9 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be live music, dance performances, food, door prizes and raffles from $5 gifts to a $1,000 prize, bounce house and art activities for the kids as well as other entertainment. Santa arrives at 10 a.m. All proceeds go to Aquarium for Pensacola Inc., a not-for-profit organization. Bartram Park, 211 W. Main St. 393-6856 or goaquariumpensacola.org.

ANNUAL PENSACOLA LADIES PAMPER EXPO 10 a.m.-7 p.m. The ultimate ladies day out includes massages, facials, foot spas, entertainment, makeup, shopping, non-alcoholic champagne and chocolate, yoga, door prizes, networking, dancing and more. $25. Gull Point Community Center, 7000 Spanish Trail. 941-4321 or mypensacolaevents.com.

THE NUTCRAKER PRESENTED BY BALLET PENSACOLA 7:30 p.m. Audiences will be enthralled during this annual classic as the music of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky accompanies the story of Clara and her dream of the Nutcracker Prince. Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox. 595-3882 or pensacolasaenger.com.

ANNUAL WINTER GUMBO COOK-OFF 3 p.m. Bamboo Willie’s, 400 Quietwater Beach Road. 916-9888 or bamboowillies.com.

ADULT COLORING CONTEST 6 p.m. Let island spirit bring out your inner artist. Sandshaker supplies the crayons. You supply the imagination. Free. Prizes. Sandshaker Lounge, 731 Pensacola Beach Blvd. 932-2211 or sandshakerlounge.com.

RUDOLPH’S RED NOSE RAMBLE 2 p.m. Ramble, walk or amble to Sabine Sandbar for Island Eggnog, Hooters and then to Bamboo Willie’s for the Santa Look Alike and Sexy Elf contests. Wrap-up party at 6 p.m. Sandshaker Lounge, 731 Pensacola Beach Blvd. 932-2211 or sandshakerlounge.com.

PORT CITY MARKET 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Through April 16, 2011. Check out local produce, arts and crafts. Southeast corner of Palafox and Main streets. 500 S. Palafox. 380-4237 or portcitymarket.com.

‘MADELINE’S CHRISTMAS’ A MUSICAL 7:30 p.m. Tickets $14-$20 for adults and children’s tickets are half price. A $1 handling fee is assessed for every ticket printed. Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St. 434-0257, ext. 103 or pensacolalittletheatre.com.

PUBLIC ICE SKATING 1:30-2:30 p.m., 3-4 p.m., 4:30-5:30 p.m. Pensacola Civic Center, 201 E. Gregory St. 432-0800 or pensacolafigureskating.com.

BAYVIEW PARK SPRING FLEA MARKET 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Bayview Park, corner of East Blount Street and 20th Avenue. 436-5190 or aquina@ci.pensacola.fl.us.

ART CLASS AT PAINTING WITH A TWIST 6-9 p.m. Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, and paint a picture step by step that you will take home. 16 years and older. Theme: Midnight Mass. Painting with a Twist, 4771 Bayou Blvd., Suite C-11. $45. 471-1450 or paintingwithatwist.com/pensacola.

MUSIC: ARIC WILDE 7 p.m. The Handlebar, 319 N. Tarragona St. 434-9060 or handlebarpensacola.com.

MUSIC: KARAOKE WITH MARK ESKEW 7 p.m. Hub Stacey’s at the Point, 5851 Galvez Road. 497-0071 or hubstaceys.com.

MUSIC: THE SHIZ 9 p.m. The Deck at the Fish House, 600 S. Barracks St. 470-0003 or fishhouse.goodgrits.com.

SUNDAY 12.19

THE NUTCRAKER PRESENTED BY BALLET PENSACOLA 1:30 p.m. Audiences will be enthralled during this annual classic as the music of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky accompanies the story of Clara and her dream of the Nutcracker Prince. Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox. 595-3882 or pensacolasaenger.com.

‘MADELINE’S CHRISTMAS’ A MUSICAL 2:30 p.m. Tickets $14-$20 for adults, and children’s tickets are half price. A $1 handling fee is assessed for every ticket printed. Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St. 434-0257, ext. 103 or pensacolalittletheatre.com.

PUBLIC ICE SKATING 2-3 p.m., 3:30-4:30 p.m., 5-6 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. Pensacola Civic Center, 201 E. Gregory St. 432-0800 or pensacolafigureskating.com.

MONDAY 12.20

PLT’S HOLIDAY REVIEW 7:30 p.m. Traditional hymns and classic carols will be sung by musical theatre performers during this special production in the Courtroom at the Pensacola Cultural Center. $10 general admission or $17 café seating. Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St. 434-0257, ext. 103 or pensacolalittlethreatre.com.

PUBLIC ICE SKATING 2-3 p.m., 3:30-4:30 p.m., 5-6 p.m., 6:30-7:30 p.m. Pensacola Civic Center, 201 E. Gregory St. 432-0800 or pensacolafigureskating.com.

MUSIC: ‘BLUE MONDAY’ WITH JAZZ PENSACOLA 6-9 p.m. Five Sisters Blues Café, 421 W. Belmont St. 912-4856 or jazzpensacola.com.

TUESDAY 12.21

‘MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT’ 7:30 p.m. Winner of the 2005 Tony Award® for Best Musical, Monty Python’s Spamalot is the musical comedy based on classic film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” Spamalot tells the tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox. 595-3882 or pensacolasaenger.com.

PLT’S HOLIDAY REVIEW 7:30 p.m. Traditional hymns and classic carols will be sung by musical theatre performers during this special production in the Courtroom at the Pensacola Cultural Center. $10 general admission or $17 café seating. Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St. 434-0257, ext. 103 or pensacolalittlethreatre.com.

PUBLIC ICE SKATING 2-3 p.m., 3:30-4:30 p.m. Pensacola Civic Center, 201 E. Gregory St. 432-0800 or pensacolafigureskating.com.

WEDNESDAY 12.22

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Enjoy a morning filled with speakers, lots of talent and plenty of food in celebration of the Christmas holiday. Cobb Community Center, 601 E. Mallory St. 436-5192.

PLT’S HOLIDAY REVIEW 7:30 p.m. Traditional hymns and classic carols will be sung by musical theatre performers during this special production in the Courtroom at the Pensacola Cultural Center. $10 general admission or $17 café seating. Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St. 434-0257, ext. 103 or pensacolalittlethreatre.com.

PUBLIC ICE SKATING 2-3 p.m., 3:30-4:30 p.m., 5-6 p.m., 6:30-7:30 p.m. Pensacola Civic Center, 201 E. Gregory St. 432-0800 or pensacolafigureskating.com.

ART CLASS AT PAINTING WITH A TWIST 6-9 p.m. Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, and paint a picture step by step that you will take home. 16 years and older. Theme: Tuscan Patio. Painting with a Twist, 4771 Bayou Blvd., Suite C-11. $45. 471-1450 or paintingwithatwist.com/pensacola.

MUSIC: RUMOR MILL 5 p.m. The Deck at the Fish House, 600 S. Barracks St. 470-0003 or fishhouse.goodgrits.com.

THURSDAY 12.23

CAROLS IN OLDE SEVILLE 6-9 p.m. Enjoy carols performed by local groups and organizations. Performers include Episcopal Day School Choir, Workman Middle School Chorus, Greater Little Rock Baptist Church, Bells and Beaus Senior Singing Group, Mcllwain Presbyterian Church, and Escambia High School Orchestra. Bring your chairs and blankets. Seville Square at the corner of Alcaniz and Government streets. 436-5670 or playpensacola.com.

WUWF TIDINGS OF COMFORT AND JOY 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Music will be provided by The Perdido Brass; Flutist Stephanie Riegle; Harpist Katie Ott; Pianist Tina Buran; and Soprano Sewell Griffith. Old Christ Church, 405 Adams St. 474-2787 or wuwf.org.

WINTERFEST: SANTA’S HOLIDAY EXPRESS TOUR Take a 30-minute tour with Santa through downtown Pensacola. $10 adults, $6 children 10 and under. pensacolawinterfest.org.

PUBLIC ICE SKATING 2-3, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 5-6 p.m., 6:30-7:30 p.m. Pensacola Civic Center, 201 E. Gregory St. 432-0800 or pensacolafigureskating.com.

ART CLASS AT PAINTING WITH A TWIST 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, and paint a picture step by step that you will take home. 16 years and older. Theme: Moonlit Cherry Blossoms. Painting with a Twist, 4771 Bayou Blvd., Suite C-11. $35. 471-1450 or paintingwithatwist.com/pensacola.

MUSIC: UNNATURAL SOUNDZ, BIG LO, THE SPANX 7 p.m. $3. The Handlebar, 319 N. Tarragona St. 434-9060 or handlebarpensacola.com.

FRIDAY 12.24

CANDLELIGHT AND CAROLS 6 p.m. The choir of the Pensacola Beach Community Church invites visitors to join in their Island Christmas Eve tradition of caroling by candlelight. Free. Pensacola Beach Community Church, 920 Panferio Drive. 932-6628 or pbcucc.org.

CHRISTMAS EVE AT THE SAENGER 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Calvary Chapel Gulf Breeze invites you and your family to join them this Christmas Eve at the Saenger Theatre. 118 S. Palafox Place. 932-8197 or chrismaseveatthesaenger.com.

MUSIC: DRAYTON SAWYER, NEEDLESS 7 p.m. $5-$7. The Handlebar, 319 N. Tarragona St. 434-9060 or handlebarpensacola.com.

MUSIC: CHRISTMAS EVE FUN 7 p.m. Hub Stacey’s Downtown, 312 E. Government St. 469-1001 or hubstaceys.com.

MUSIC: CHRISTMAS EVE FUN 7 p.m. Hub Stacey’s at the Point, 5851 Galvez Road. 497-0071 or hubstaceys.com.

SATURDAY 12.25

ART CLASS AT PAINTING WITH A TWIST 6-9 p.m. Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, and paint a picture step by step that you will take home. 16 years and older. Theme: Midnight Mass. Painting with a Twist, 4771 Bayou Blvd., Suite C-11. $45. 471-1450 or paintingwithatwist.com/pensacola.

MUSIC: BILLY HOWELL & COMPANY 8 p.m. The Deck at the Fish House, 600 S. Barracks St. 470-0003 or fishhouse.goodgrits.com.

MUSIC: 60 CYCLES OF SOUND, JOHNNY APPLE-EYES, IMAGINARY AIR SHOW 7 p.m. $5-$7. The Handlebar, 319 N. Tarragona St. 434-9060 or handlebarpensacola.com.

MUSIC: KARAOKE WITH MARK ESKEW 7 p.m. Hub Stacey’s at the Point, 5851 Galvez Road. 497-0071 or hubstaceys.com.

SUNDAY 12.26

ZOO LIGHTS 5-9 p.m. Through Dec. 31. Enjoy the beauty of the zoo at night and thousands of sparkling holiday lights. General admission $7. Members $5. Train rides $2.50. Gulf Breeze Zoo, 5701 Gulf Breeze Parkway. 932-2229 or gulfbreezezoo.org.

MONDAY 12.27

PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS V. MISSISSIPPI SURGE 7 p.m. The Hanger, Pensacola Civic Center, 201 E. Gregory St. 432-0800 or pensacolaiceflyers.com.

AFTER GAME SKATING 10 p.m. Pensacola Civic Center, 201 E. Gregory St. 432-0800 or pensacolafigureskating.com.

TUESDAY 12.28

WEDNESDAY 12.29

ART CLASS AT PAINTING WITH A TWIST 6-9 p.m. Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, and paint a picture step by step that you will take home. 16 years and older. Theme: Tuscan Patio. Painting with a Twist, 4771 Bayou Blvd., Suite C-11. $45. 471-1450 or paintingwithatwist.com/pensacola.

MUSIC: DRIVIN N’ CRYIN 7:30 p.m. $12-$17. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 Palafox. vinylmusichall.com.

MUSIC: ROCKIN’ JAKE 7 p.m. Paradise Bar & Grill, 21 Via De Luna Drive. 916-5087 or paradisebar-grill.com.