Holiday pageants, plays, concerts, displays and exhibits — to list an event in the Utah Valley Life section, call 437-7600 or e-mail Genelle at [email protected].

November —

• "It's Christmas Time Again" through 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 through Nov. 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. Light refreshments and 20 percent off 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 Osmond 2nd Generation Nov. 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Show Barn, Thanksgiving Point in Lehi. Proceeds to benefit the Christmas Box House. 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.

• Santa's Grand Event at the University Mall, Nov. 23 at 9:30 a.m. Santa arrives by helicopter in the south parking lot. Gifts for the first 100 guests. Live entertainment, refreshments, children's crafts, prizes and giveaways. Santa will be available for photos in the Village Court main mall entrance by P.F. Chang's Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. From Nov. 17-Dec. 8. Santa will be available Dec. 10 through 22 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

• "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.

• Handel's Messiah Sing-in hosted by Payson Civic Chorale, Nov. 25, 7 p.m., Mountain View LDS Stake Center, 75 S. 600 East, Payson. Free.

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

• Provo City Lights-On Ceremony and Candy Window Unveiling, Nov. 26 at with lights on at 6 p.m. and candy windows following at 6:45 p.m. at Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center. Candy windows are along Center Street and University Avenue businesses. Santa will be there with treats. Refreshments served. Free.

• Christmas Dance Concert presented by Front and Center Dance Company, Dec. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo. Free.