A Charlie Brown Christmas
The Magik and the Empire team up for a staged adaptation of the longest-running cartoon special in television history. Fri., Dec. 16, 6:30 p.m., Sat., Dec. 17, 11 a.m., 2 & 6:30 p.m., Sun., Dec. 18, 2 p.m., Dec. 20-22, 6:30 p.m. and Fri., Dec. 23, 2 & 6:30 p.m., Charline McCombs Empire Theatre, 226 N. St. Mary's, majesticempire.com, $10-$30
'Twas the Night Before Christmas
In Ken Ludwig’s holiday children’s play, Amos the mouse stirs up plenty of excitement as he and his friend attempt to save Christmas from an evil ex-elf who wants to sell the naughty and nice lists to a department store. Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 30, Magik Theatre, 420 S. Alamo, magiktheatre.org
Ford Fiesta de Las Luminarias
Experience the holiday serenity of the River Walk as you stroll along the lush banks of the San Antonio River guided by more than 2,000 Luminarias each night. This century’s old tradition begins nightly at dusk. Dec. 2 - 18, 5-10 p.m.