The Week In Arts for Nov. 25

SUNDAY, NOV. 25

LAND OF THE SWEETS TEA: 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Boudreaux’s, 2647 Government St. Sweets and finger foods, craft-making, photo opportunities and dance lessons with characters from Baton Rouge Ballet Theater’s original “The Nutcracker.” Advance, $25 per person or $200 for a table of 10; door, $35. (225) 766-8379.

A TUNA CHRISTMAS: 2 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Starring Shane Guilbeau and Kyle Bourque. $15. http://www.citedesarts.org or (337) 291-1122.

THE NUTCRACKER: 2 p.m., Roussel Hall, Loyola University, New Orleans. Performance by the New Orleans Ballet Theatre. $30, adults; $20, students.

MONDAY, NOV. 26

FACULTY CHAMBER RECITAL: 7:30 p.m., Pottle Music Building Auditorium, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond. Presented by SLU’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts. Free.

TUESDAY, NOV. 27

PLAYING BY AIR: 7 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Part of the Fugro Chance Family Series. $10, adults; $7, children. (337) 233-7060.

DINOS CONSTANTINIDES FACULTY RECITAL: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive at Infirmary Drive. $10.

RICHARD HOBSON FACULTY RECITAL: 7:30 p.m., DeBose Recital Hall, Southern University. Free.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28

PLAYING BY AIR: 7 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. $10, adults; $7, children. (337) 233-7060.

THURSDAY, NOV. 29

FIVE WOMAN WEARING THE SAME DRESS: 6 p.m., Ruby’s Restaurant, 123 S. 2nd St., Eunice. A dinner theater production by the Eunice Players Theater. (337) 546-0163.

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: 7 p.m., Grand Opera House of the South, 505 N. Parkerson Ave., Crowley. An Acadia Players production. $15, adults; $12, students. http://www.acadiaplayers.com

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center Theatre for the Performing Arts. Performance by the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra with the Baton Rouge Symphony Chorus. $25-$55. (225) 383-0500, ext. 100 or http://www.brso.org.

FRIDAY, NOV. 30

CHRISTMAS AT COTEAU: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Schools of the Sacred Heart, 1821 Academy Road, Grand Coteau. Shopping, dining and holiday merriment. Breakfast with the Saints, including tour of Sacred Heart (Saturday only), $25. Market admission, $8.

CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY: Various events downtown including the lighting of the Christmas tree, fireworks and more, downtown St. Francisville.

MUSEUM STORE HOLIDAY TRUNK SHOW: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. http://www.lsumoa.com.

DOWNTOWN FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS: 4 p.m.-9 p.m., downtown Baton Rouge. Lighting ceremony, movies, music, ice skating, kid’s activities, theatrical performances and more.

OLD STATE CAPITOL FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS EVENTS: 4 p.m.-9 p.m., Louisiana’s Old State Capitol, River Road at North Boulevard. Build a Christmas tree of canned goods for the hungry, visit with “Santa in the Senate” and have your photo taken, Mrs. Claus helps kids make holiday cards.

OPEN HOUSE WITH MR. AND MRS. CLAUS: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Old Governor’s Mansion, 502 North Blvd. Free. Guests asked to bring a contribution for the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank.

A YULETIDE GIFT OF THE SPIRIT: 6:30 p.m., F.G. Clark Activity Center, Southern University. Christmas tree lighting at 6:30 p.m., concert at 7 p.m. with the Southern University Band and other groups. $10; groups of 20 or more, $5 per person; free, SU students with ID. (225) 771-4500.

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: 7 p.m., Grand Opera House of the South, 505 N. Parkerson Ave., Crowley. An Acadia Players production. $15, adults; $12, students. http://www.acadiaplayers.com

CHRISTMAS BRASS, PERCUSSION & HARP: 7 p.m., Hemingbough, St. Francisville. Part of the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra Lamar Family Chamber Series. $20. (225) 383-0500, ext. 100.

LOUISIANA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., Mary M. Danos Theater, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux. $20.

SATURDAY, DEC. 1

BATON ROUGE ARTS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 5th and Main streets. More than 70 Louisiana artists.

CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY: Various events downtown including breakfast with St. Nick, festival in Parker Park, musical entertainment and more, downtown St. Francisville.

CHRISTMAS AT COTEAU: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Schools of the Sacred Heart, 1821 Academy Road, Grand Coteau. Shopping, dining and holiday merriment. Breakfast with the Saints, including tour of Sacred Heart (Saturday only), $25. Market admission, $8.

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: 7 p.m., Grand Opera House of the South, 505 N. Parkerson Ave., Crowley. An Acadia Players production. $15, adults; $12, students. http://www.acadiaplayers.com or http://www.thegrandoperahouse.org

News Features staff