THE BROTHERSISTERS: 7 p.m. Free. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 346-2871.HURRICANE CIVIC CHORUS: 7:30 p.m. Free. Forrest Burdette United Methodist Church, 2848 Putnam Ave. Call 304-562-6539.LARRY SPARKS AND THE LONESOME RAMBLERS: 7:30 p.m. Adults $15, seniors $12, children $5. Bluegrass. Mountaineer Opry House, Milton. Call 304-743-5749 or visit www.mountaineeropry.com
COLLEEN ANDERSON and GEORGE CASTELLE: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com
."HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS": 8 p.m. Adult tickets start at $12, tickets for children start at $6. West Virginia Symphony Orchestra's annual holiday concert, featuring guest soloist Lindsey Goodman. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570.Stage/theater
"BATTERED BUT NOT BROKEN": 3 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets $19.50, $27.50 and $34.50. Cynthia Wilson's original play addressing the issue of domestic violence. Starring Ann Nesby and directed by Donald Gray. Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St. Call 304-610-1143 or visit www.milkywayproductions.net
.JANET WILLIAMS "THE TENNESSEE TRAMP" and TRAVIS HOWZE: 8 and 10:15 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit www.comedyzonecharleston.com
."A CHRISTMAS CAROL": 7 p.m. Advance tickets $7.50, at the door $10. Dickens classic performed by Tree House Ensemble. Tamarack, Beckley. Call 88TAMARACK."MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET": 8 p.m. Adults $15, seniors and children $10. Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans. Call 304-721-8896 or visit www.albanartscenter.com
."THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER": 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Adults $12, students $10. Presented by the Charleston Children's Theater. Charleston Civic Center Little Theater.Art
RIVER ARTS SHOW AND SALE: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission. Showing and sale of local artists including Charles Jupiter Hamilton, Jan Griffin and others. Unitarian Universalist Convention, 520 Kanawha Blvd. W. Call 304-345-5042.WINTER ART GALA: 4 to 9 p.m., Little India Upstairs Lounge, 1604 Washington St. E. The Nomadic Tribes Collective will present a winter art gala. The event is free, with a cash bar. Call 304-720-3616.
DANCE: 6 p.m. Admission by donation. Music by The Brown Sisters and The Roadrunner Band. Christmas sweater or sweatshirt contest. Hansford Center, 500 Washington St., St. Albans. Call 304-722-4621.DANCE: 7 to 10 p.m. Admission $8. Music by Buck Matheny's Classic Country. Country. Marmet Recreation Center, 8500 MacCorkle Ave. Call 304-949-9692.SPEAKEASY SINGLES: 7 to 11 p.m. Members $8, nonmembers $10. Winter Wonderland/holiday theme. Snacks included; drinks $1. West Virginia State University Wilson Student Union, Institute. Call 304-757-0163 or 304-755-8444 or visit www.speakeasysingles.com
"THE BUSINESS OF FILM": 1 to 4 p.m. Free. Workshop by West Virginia Film Office. WVSU Economic Development Center, West Virginia State University. Call 304-720-1401.
NITRO CHRISTMAS CARNIVAL, CRAFT FAIR AND PARADE: Noon to 5 p.m. for the Christmas carnival and craft fair. Christmas parade begins at 6 p.m. Activities include face painting, crafts, games, pictures and lunch with Santa. A toy drive will be held. Bring a new, unwrapped toy donation for infants, toddlers, kids or teens. Call Kelly Pruett at 304-932-2300 or 304-721-9800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
.SOUTH CHARLESTON CHRISTMAS PARADE: Noon. Free. Begins at Oakes Field, travels along D Street. Christmas party after parade at LaBelle Theater. Call 304-746-5552.ELK THEATRE BENEFIT: 8 to 11 a.m., Town Square Café & Restaurant, 400 Fourth St., Sutton. Three pancakes, sausage links and hot chocolate will sell for $5.99 ($3.99 for child size). Patrons who attend will receive a free ticket to a private showing of "A Christmas Story" at noon Dec. 22. Proceeds will be used to purchase a digital projector for Elk Theatre. A breakfast will also take place Dec. 15. Donations can be made at the Bank of Gassaway's Flatwoods Branch or made with PayPal on the theater website at www.elktheatre.com
. For more on the breakfasts, call the restaurant at 304-750-2086.