Celebrate the holiday season with pageants, plays, concerts, displays and exhibits. To list an event in the Utah Valley Life magazine, contact our office at 437-7600 or e-mail Genelle Pugmire at [email protected].

November

• "It's Christmastime Again," Nov. 2- Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Valley Center Playhouse, 780 N. 200 East, Lindon. Cost: $6/$5 children/$25 family. Call 785-1186.

• Gingerbread House Festival, Nov. 7-10 from 1-9 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, at the Show Barn, Thanksgiving Point in Lehi. Cost: $3.50/$2.50 children. Call 768-2300.

• Diwali, Festival of Lights, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Krishna Temple, 8628 E. State Road, Spanish Fork.

• Emporium Christmas Open House at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy light refreshments and 20 percent off all Christmas items.

• "First Feast," Nov. 16, 17 and 19 at 6 p.m. in the Show Barn, Thanksgiving Point in Lehi. Step back in time to the first Thanksgiving with authentic food featuring roasted meats/smoked salmon, cheate bread, stewed cabbage, corn pudding and goat's milk. Cost: $30/$18 children in advance; $34/$20 at the door. Call 768-2300.

• "A Family Christmas" with The Osmonds 2nd Generation" Nov. 23-24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Show Barn, Thanksgiving Point in Lehi. Cost: $22.50. Call 768-2300.

"The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," Nov. 23-Dec. 22 at 7:30 p.m., Valley Center Playhouse, 780 N. 200 East, Lindon. Cost: $6/$5 children/$25 family. Call 785-1186.

• Holiday Lights at Thanksgiving Point's Electric Park, Nov. 23-Dec. 29, from 6-10 p.m. Cost: $7 per car; wagon rides/$3 per person. $25/buses; $20/carriage rides (reservation only); $50/trolleys (reservation only — limit 25 passengers). Closed Sunday and Christmas. Call 768-2300.

• "Return to Christmas with Steve and Lisa James" Nov. 23-Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State. Cost: $14/$12 children. Call 225-2569.

• Kurt Bestor Christmas Concert, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. at the McKay Events Center, Utah Valley State College, Orem campus. Cost: $10-$30 depending on seat location. Call 863-7469 or any SmithTix outlet at 1-800-888-TIXX.

December

• Breakfast with Santa, Dec. 1, 8, 15, and 22 at 9 a.m. in the Show Barn, Thanksgiving Point in Lehi. Cost: $18/$12 children. Reserved seating. Includes entertainment, crafts and breakfast. Call 768-2300.

• Disney's 12 Days of Christmas, SCERA Youth Theatre, Dec. 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem. Cost: $6/$4 children. Call 225-2569.

• Bar J. Wranglers holiday concert, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m., McKay Events Center, Utah Valley State College, Orem campus. Cost: $10. Call 863-7469 or any SmithTix outlet at 1-800-888-TIXX.

• American Fork Symphony's Christmas Spectacular, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m., American Fork High School, 510 N. 600 East. Cost: $3/$10 family. See: www.americanforksymphony.org or call 756-2330.

• Utah Valley Symphony Christmas Concert, Dec. 4-6 at 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo. Featuring violinist Jenny Oaks Baker performing music from her new album, "O Holy Night." Cost: $10/$8 students and seniors/$25 family. Call 852-7007.

• SCERA Children's Choir Christmas Concert, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem. Cost: $6/$4 children. Call 225-2569.

• A Wasatch Christmas, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the McKay Events Center, Utah Valley State College, Orem campus. Featuring: Peter Breinholt, Ryan Shupe, James Conlee and a special guest. Cost: $10-$15. Call 863-7469 or any SmithTix outlet at 1-800-888-TIXX.

• 11th Annual Messiah Sing-in with the Timpanogos Festival Orchestra and Chorus, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Alpine Tabernacle, 100 E. State, American Fork. The text for the sing-in is the Schirmer edition of the Messiah. Free.

• Handel's MESSIAH by Oratorio Society of Utah, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem. Cost: prices vary. Call 225-2569 for information and reserved seating.

• Timpanogos Chorale presents "Peace On Earth," Dec. 8 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the American Fork Junior High School, 1120 N. 20 West. Suggested donation $3/$10 a family. at the door. Call 756-8359 for information.

• The Nutcracker, Dec. 10-12 at 7 p.m. (public showing), 9:30 a.m. matinee for students in the Show Barn, Thanksgiving Point in Lehi. Presented by the Rocky Mountain Repertory Ballet. Cost: $15.50/$10.50 in advance. Call 768-2300.

• "Plaid Tidings," Dec. 14-22 at 7:30 p.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State. This show is a spin-off of the popular Broadway show, "Forever Plaid" featuring holiday songs. Cost. $12/$10 children. Call 225-2569.

• Forgotten Carols, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the McKay Events Center, Utah Valley State College, Orem campus. Cost: $13-$20, reserved seating. Call 863-7469 or any Smithtix outlet at 1-800-888-TIXX.

• Voice Male Christmas Concert, Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Show Barn, Thanksgiving Point in Lehi. Cost: $12/$10 children in advance; $15 per person at the door. Call 768-2300.