December 8, 2012 6:01:33 PM
Through Jan. 21 - Public ice skating, BancorpSouth Arena, Tupelo. $8/skater (includes skate rental). For specific dates, visit bcsarena.com, 662-841-6573.
Through Dec. 27 - Vintage toy exhibit, Oren Dunn Museum, Tupelo. 662-841-6438 or orendunnmuseum.org.
Dec. 9 - "The Gospel According to Scrooge," a play, Fayette Civic Center, 530 Temple Ave. N., Fayette, Ala.; 2 p.m, ($12). 205-932-8727.
Dec. 10 - Tuscaloosa Symphony presents "Christmas Around the World," 7 p.m., Moody Hall, Tuscaloosa. tsoonline.
Dec. 14 - Martin Short, Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham. 205-975-9540 or alysstephens.uab.edu.
Dec. 14-16 - "Nutcracker," with the University of Alabama Department of Theatre and area dancers, 7 p.m. and 2 p.m., Bama Theatre, Tuscaloosa ($12-21). 205-752-4220 or bamatheatre.org.
- Ballet Magnificat presents "Snow Queen," Thalia Mara Hall, Jackson (one night, two day-time performances) ($13-40). 601-960-1537 or balletmagnificat.com.
Dec. 15 - John Tesh Big Band Christmas, Riley Center, Meridian ($52-58). 601-696-2200 or msurileycenter.com.
- Ralph Stanley and his Clinch Mountain Boys, Workplay Theatre, Birmingham. www.workplay.com
Dec. 15-16 - Handel's "Messiah" with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham ($39-80). 205-975-9540 or alysstephens.uab.edu.
Jan. 11 - Tupelo Community Theatre presents Mac McAnally, Lyric Theatre, Tupelo, 7:30 p.m. ($30-50). 662-844-1935 or tct.ms.
Jan. 23 - Lucinda Williams (acoustic show), Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham ($38-57). 205-975-2787 or alysstephens.uab.edu.
Jan. 25 - Chick Corea and Gary Burton with Harlem String Quartet, Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham ($50-69). 205-975-2787 or alysstephens.uab.edu.
2. Local vampire film to debut in Columbus ENTERTAINMENT
4. Art Walk Downtown returns to Columbus Thursday ENTERTAINMENT
5. Final prep underway for free open-air play at MSU ENTERTAINMENT