Ashley Ricord Santos and Michael Stone star in Jon Jory's adaptation of Jane Austen's 1813 novel, directed by Jeffrey Gunshol and Aimee Hayes. Tickets start at $20
The Victory Belles perform patriotic tunes from the American canon and from the songbooks of George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin. Cuisine from Chef John Besh's American Sector is provided. Brunch show $55
Fri.-Sun. Dec. 6-22 | In this installment of Running With Scissors’ holiday serial, Grenadine prepares for the Miss Hogwalla County Beauty and Talent Pageant, which is rumored to feature celebrity judge Paula Deen. At Mid-City Theatre. Tickets $25
Fri.-Sat. Dec. 6-7 | MacArthur Fellow and choreographer/dancer Kyle Abraham’s acclaimed work Pavement explores change in a Pittsburgh neighborhood via the social space of a basketball court. At 8 p.m. at the Contemporary Arts Center. Tickets $35
12/6 - How the Grinch Stole Christmas 12/13 - Elfhttp://www.canalstreetholiday.com
A.J. Allegra and Natalie Boyd direct a cast of children in a Scientology-themed parody of a kids' holiday pageant. Tickets $25
Promethean Theatre Co. and Four Humours Theater present Eugene O'Neill's posthumously released play about a family's trials, tribulations and ultimate destruction. Tickets $25
Kids and adults star in the classic musical about a redheaded curly top orphan named Annie and her canine pal Sandy. Ensemble cast member Madison Kerth played Annie in the Broadway national tour for 18 months. Tickets $39
Ashe Cultural Center brings musicians, actors, merchants, dancers and poets together for an indoor festival and Kwanzaa celebration. Free admission.
Award ceremony and artists' reception 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday.
JPAS' Theatre Kids! presents the musical based on the educational cartoon series.
Solve riddles, hunt for clues, have fun, and win prizes in the 2nd Annual Finders Fete Scavenger Hunt in the French Quarter & Marigny. Presented by Gambit and playNola.http://www.bestofneworleans.com/gambit/FindersFete/Page
Sat. Dec. 7 | The grande dame of roots music, Bonnie Raitt released Slipstream in 2012 and it earned her the 2013 Best Americana Album Grammy. Paul Brady opens at 8 p.m. at Saenger Theatre.