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Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand will perform this holiday season in Ogden on Nov. 25, Provo on Dec. 1, Logan on Dec. 9, Midway on Dec. 14, Ephraim on Dec. 15 and St. George on Dec. 16.

SALT LAKE CITY — Start off the holidays with these family-friendly events throughout Utah.

Click here for additional holiday events. For Christmas lights and displays, check out this list.

Note: This list is not all-inclusive, and events and prices are subject to change. Please send information on additional events to features@deseretnews.com.

CONCERTS AND MUSICAL EVENTS

"The Nutcracker,” Nov. 24-25, 7 p.m.; Nov. 25, 2 p.m., Ballet West, Browning Center, Weber State University, Ogden, $10-$45 (801-399-9214 or symphonyballet.org)

“Messiah” Sing-In, Nov. 25-26, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $14-$39 (utahsymphony.org)

American West Symphony and Chorus Christmas, Nov. 25, 7:30 p.m., Tabernacle, Temple Square, free (801-570-0080 or lds.org/events)

Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand Christmas Concert, Nov. 25, 8 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 S. Washington Blvd., Ogden, $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, military and children (801-689-8700 or egyptiantheaterogden.com)

Jenny Oaks Baker and Family Four, Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m., Elk Ridge Middle School, 3659 W. 9800 South, South Jordan, $5 each or $20 for a group of 5-8 persons (utahphil.org)

Kids and Christmas Benefit Concert, Nov. 28, 7 p.m., Peerys Egyptian Theater, 2415 S. Washington Blvd., Ogden, $12 for adults, $8 for children ages 3-11 (801-689-8700 or egyptiantheaterogden.com)

Timpanogos Chorale Christmas Concert, Nov. 30, 7 p.m., Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem, $5 (oremlibrary.org)

Bar J Wranglers Christmas Concert, Dec. 1, 7 p.m., Woods Cross High School, 600 W. 2200 South, Woods Cross, $20-$25, donations to the Bountiful Food Pantry will be accepted in the lobby (801-298-6100 or barjchuckwagon.com)

Wi-Fi(ve): Let it Snow ... Songs of the Season, Dec. 1, 7 p.m., Alpine Church, 254 W. 2675 North, Layton, free (801-546-8575 or davisarts.org)

Amahl and the Night Visitors and A Christmas Carol, Dec. 1-2, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 2, 2 p.m., The Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State, $20 for adults, $17 for seniors (801-957-3322 or grandtheatrecompany.com)

The Nutcracker Ballet, Julie Moffitt Ballet School, Dec. 1-2 and 4, 7 p.m., Dec. 2, noon, Peerys Egyptian Theater, 2415 S. Washington Blvd., Ogden $10-$14 (866-472-4627 or egyptiantheaterogden.com)

“ReduxNut-Cracker,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, Dec. 1-2, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, $25-$30 (801-626-8500 or 
weberstatetickets.com)

Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand Christmas Concert, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $18 (801-852-7007 or coveycenter.org)

“An Evening with Johanna Jones and Jordan Kamalu,” Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m., Chamber Hall, 10000 S. Centennial Parkway, Sandy, $8 (sandy.utah.gov)

The Salt Lake Children’s Choir, Dec. 1 and 3, 8 p.m., Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, free (801-537-1412 or facebook.com/saltlakechildrenschoir)

“A Country Christmas with In Cahoots,” Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m., Chamber Hall, 10000 S. Centennial Parkway, Sandy, $10 (sandy.utah.gov)

Nathan Pacheco Christmas Tour, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, U., $25-$49 (tickets.utah.edu)

Southwest Symphony Messiah Concert, Dec. 2, 2 p.m.; Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, DSU, St. George, free (435-652-7800 or dsutix.com)

Celebration of Christmas, Dec. 1-2, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 2, 3 p.m., Harris Fine Arts Center Center, BYU, Provo, $12-$17 (801-422-2981 or arts.byu.edu)

Annual Advent Lessons and Carols, Dec. 3, 4 p.m., St. Marks Cathedral, 231 E. 100 South, donations to benefit Hildegarde's Food Pantry and Family Promise (801-755-4939 or stmarksutah.org )

Weber State University Combined Choirs and Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert, Dec. 3, 5:30 and 8 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, 514 24th Street, Ogden, $6-$7, family discount available (weberstatetickets.com)

Utah Valley Handbell Ringers, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., Provo Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, free (provolibrary.com)

Lower Lights Christmas Concert, Dec. 4-5 and 7-9, 7 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, U., $16-$30 (801-581-7100 or tickets.utah.edu)

Wasatch Chorale: “Messiah” Sing and Play Along, Dec. 4, 7 p.m, NuSkin Innovation Center, 75 W. Center, Provo, free (wasatchchorale.org)

Beehive Statesmen Barbershop Choir Christmas Concert, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, free (801-965-5108 or culturalcelebration.org)

“ReduxNut-Cracker,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, Dec. 4-5, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, DSU, St. George, $20-$35 (dsutix.com)

Weber State Chamber Choir Christmas Concert, Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, $6-$7 (801-626-8500 or weberstatetickets.com)

“Sing Choir of Angels,” Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m., NuSkin Innovation Center, 75 W. Center, Provo, $10 for general, $5 for students and children ages 12-18 (801-863-8797 or uvu.univeristytickets.com)

University of Utah Jazz Ensemble, Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (801-718-3862 or excellenceconcerts.org)

“A Christmas Eve with Aubree Liz and Friends,” Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m., Chamber Hall, 10000 S. Centennial Parkway, Sandy, $10 (sandy.utah.gov)

Carols of Joy Christmas Concert, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m., Midvalley Bible Church, 13985 S. 2700 West, Bluffdale $5-$10 (utahphil.org)

Draper Philharmonic and Choral Society: “King of Kings,” Dec. 8-9, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 9, 2 p.m., Midvale Middle School, 7852 S. Pioneer St., Midvale, $3-$9, bring a nonperishable food item or new, unwrapped toy for $1 off (draperphilharmonic.org)

The Piano Guys, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m., Vivint Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City, $24-$175 (vivintarena.com)

Joshua Creek Christmas Concert, Dec. 9, 2 and 8 p.m., The Bumbleberry Theater, 897 Zion Park Blvd., Springdale, $10 (joshuacreekmusic.com)

Aspen Winds: “A Classical Christmas,” Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, free (801-718-3862 or excellenceconcerts.org)

“A Sleigh Ride for Two with Josh and Lindsay Wright,” Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Chamber Hall, 10000 S. Centennial Parkway, Sandy, $12 (sandy.utah.gov)

Utah Valley Handbell Ringers, Dec. 10, 4:30 p.m., Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South, Springville, free (801-489-2700 or smofa.org)

Handels Messiah, Dec. 10-11, 7:30 p.m., Heritage Center, 105 N. 100 East, Cedar City, free, but tickets are required, no babies admitted as concerts are recorded (435-233-8213 or myosu.org)

Timpanogos Chorale Christmas Concert, Dec. 11, 7 p.m., American Fork Library, 64 S. 100 East, American Fork, $5 (801-763-3070 or afcity.org)

Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand Christmas Concert, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m., Logan High School, 162 W. 100 South, Logan, $15-$20 (ryanshupe.com)

West Valley Symphony of Utah, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, free (801-965-5108 or culturalcelebration.org)

Bar J Wranglers Christmas Concert, Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, DSU, St. George, $18-$22 (435-652-7800 or dsutix.com)

“ReduxNut-Cracker,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, Dec. 13-23, dates and times vary, Kingsbury Hall, U., $25.50-$45.50 (tickets.utah.edu )

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 S. Washington Blvd., Ogden, $11.25-$45 (801-399-9214 or symphonyballet.org)

Park City Holiday Spectacular and Sing-A-Long, Dec. 14-16, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 17, 6 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main, Park City, $12-$15 (435-649-9371 or egyptiantheatrecompany.org)

Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand Christmas Concert, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., Zermatt Resort, 784 Resort Drive, Midway, $18 (ryanshupe.com)

Valley Jazz Ensemble with Lemoyne Taylor, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (801-718-3862 or excellenceconcerts.org)

Voice Male Christmas, Dec. 15, 7 p.m., Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main, Logan, $10-$21 (435-752-0026 or cachearts.org)

“An Evening with Whitney Lusk,” Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m., Chamber Hall, 10000 S. Centennial Parkway, Sandy, $10 (sandy.utah.gov)

“Long Ago in Bethlehem” with Jenny Oaks Baker and Family Four, Dec. 15-16, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 16, 2 p.m., Cox Auditorium, DSU, St. George, $15 (heritagechoir.org/christmas-concerts-2017)

"Peace on Earth - Carols for the World," Dec. 15-16, 7:30 p.m., Saint Ambrose Catholic Church, 2315 E. Redondo Ave., $10-$15 (801-232-7521 or saltlakechoralartists.org)

Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand Christmas Concert, Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 300 E. Center, Ephraim, $15-$20 ryanshupe.com)

“Let Us Adore Him: A Christmas Celebration,” Dec. 15-16, 7:30 p.m., Timberline Middle School, 500 W. Canyon Crest Road, Alpine, $6-$10 (thetso.org)

Bar J Wranglers Christmas Concert, Dec. 16, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m., Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main, Logan, $17-$30 (435-752-0026 or cachearts.org)

Brass Holiday Celebration, Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Concert Hall, DSU, St. George, free (435-652-7800 or dsutix.com)

Joshua Creek Christmas Concert, Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m., Butler Middle School, 7530 S. 2700 East, Cottonwood Heights, $10 (801-944-7000 or joshuacreekmusic.com)

Lark and Spur: “Traditional and Modern Carols," Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, free (801-718-3862 or excellenceconcerts.org)

Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand Christmas Concert, Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m., Dixie High School, 350 E. 700 South, St. George, $15-$25 (ryanshupe.com)

Oratorio Society of Utah: Handel's "Messiah," Dec. 16, 7 p.m., Cottonwood Presbyterian Church, 1580 Vine St., Murray, free (utahoratorio.wixsite.com)

Oratorio Society of Utah: Handel's "Messiah," Dec. 17, 7 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, U., $10 (utahoratorio.wixsite.com)

Christmas Carole Sing-Along, Dec. 18, 7 p.m., Vivint Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City, free (vivintarena.com)

A Light in Winters Dark with Rebekah Dunford and Ensemble, Dec. 18, 7 p.m., Provo Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, free (provolibrary.com)

Alex Boye’s Africanized Christmas, Dec. 18, 7 p.m., Olympus High School, 4055 S. 2300 East, Holladay, $25 (ticketor.com/alexboye)

“Christmas Is … An Evening with Mark Masri,” Dec. 18-19, 7 p.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $20 (801-255-2787 or scera.org)

Timpanogos Chorale Christmas Concert, Dec. 18, 7 p.m., American Fork Junior High, 20 W. 1120 North, American Fork, $5 (facebook.com/timpanogoschorale)

Bonnie Harris and The Valley Jazz, Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, free (801-965-5108 or culturalcelebration.org)

Lehi Area Symphonic Band: Christmas Concert, Dec. 19, 7 p.m., Willow Creek Middle School, 2275 W. 300 North, Lehi, free 801-369-8806 or lehicityarts.com)

Christmas with Collin Raye and the Mark Robinette Orchestra, Dec. 19-20, 7 p.m., Layton High School, 440 Wasatch Drive, Layton, $9-$39 (davisarts.org)

Voice Male, Dec. 19, 7 p.m., Thanksgiving Point, 3900 N. Garden Drive, Lehi, $30-$40 (801-768-2300 or thanksgivingpoint.org)

LeAnn Rimes: “Today is Christmas,” Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $45-$249 (801-533-6683 or utahsymphony.org)

Octapella Christmas, Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $20 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Winter Solstice Concert, Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m., Cathedral Church of St. Mark, 231 E. 100 South, free, donations accepted (801-322-3400)

Joshua Creek Christmas Concert, Dec. 21, 7 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $15 (801-852-7007 or joshuacreekmusic.com)

Josh and Lindsey Wright, Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (801-718-3862 or excellenceconcerts.org)

Caleb Chapman’s Crescent Christmas, Dec. 22-23, 7 p.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $10-$12 (scera.org)

Kurt Bestor, Dec. 22-23, 8 p.m.; Dec. 24-25, 6 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main, Park City, $34-$50 (435-649-9371 or egyptiantheatrecompany.org)

THEATRICAL EVENTS

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” Nov. 24-Dec. 16, dates and times vary, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville, $15 (801-298-1302 or centerpointtheatre.org)

“Christmas Vacation: The Polarized Express,” through Dec. 30, dates and times vary, Desert Star, 4861 S. State, Murray, $28.95 for adults, $14.95-$18.95 for children under age 12 (801-266-2600 or desertstar.biz)

“Star Ward Christmas,” Nov. 17-Dec. 23, dates and times vary, The Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, $16 for adults, $12 for students, seniors and military, $10 for children 2-12 (801-355-4628 or theobt.org)

“Plaid Tidings,” Nov. 30-Dec. 23, dates and times vary, Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $16 for general, $14 for students, seniors and military (801-852-7007 or coveycenter.org)

“Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical,” Dec. 1-16, dates and times vary, SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $14 for adults, $12 for children ages 3-11 and seniors (scera.org)

Its a Wonderful Life, Dec. 1-16, dates vary, 7 p.m., Lehi Arts Center, 685 N. Center, Lehi, $6-$8 (801-369-8806 or lehicityarts.com)

A Christmas Carol, Dec. 1-18, 7 p.m., Draper Theatre, 12366 S. 900 East, Draper, $10-$15 for adults, $6-$12 for seniors and military, $7-$10 for children ages 12 and under (801-572-4144 or drapertheatre.org)

White Christmas, Dec. 1-18, dates and times vary, Old Barn Community Theatre, 3605 Bigler Road, Collinston, $8-$9 (435-458-2276 or oldbarn.org)

A Fairly Potter Christmas Carol, Dec. 1-23, dates and times vary, Ziegfeld Theater, 3934 S. Washington Blvd., Ogden, $19 for adults, $17 for seniors, $12 for students with ID and children ages 12 and younger (855-944-2787 or theziegfeldtheater.com)

Five Carols for Christmas, Dec. 7-18, dates and times vary, Midvale Performing Arts Center, 695 W. 7720 South, Midvale, $8 for general, $5 for children ages 12 and younger and seniors (801-294-1242 or sugarfactoryplayhouse.com)

Juanito Banditos Christmas Carol, Dec. 8-9 and 11-12, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 9, 3 p.m., Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main, Logan, $20-$28 for adults, $16-$24 for children ages 3-11 (435-752-0026 or cachearts.org)

A Christmas Carol, Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Provo Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, free (provolibrary.com)

The Watchman and The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., Olpin Union, Little Theatre, U., free (facebook.com/BabcockPerformingReaders)

A Christmas Carol: The Musical, through Dec. 16, dates and times vary, Heritage Theatre, 2505 S. Highway 89, Perry, $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and children under 13; children under 4 not permitted (435-723-8392 or heritagetheatreutah.com)

Scrooge: A Christmas Carol, through Dec. 23, dates and times vary, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden, $12-$14 for adults, $11-$13 for students and seniors, $9-$11 for children ages 12 and younger (801-393-0070 or terraceplayhouse.com)

GETTING OUT

The Reindeer Express, Dec. 1, 5-8 p.m., Indoor Riding Arena, USU South Farm Complex, 3580 South Hwy 89/91, Wellsville, free (vetmed.usu.edu)

PTA Holiday Craft Fair, Dec. 1, 5-9 p.m.; Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Middle Canyon Elementary School, 751 E. 1000 North, Tooele, free (435-833-1907 or middlecanyonelementary.tooeleschools.org)

Holiday Open House and Artisan Fair, Dec. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden, free (801-621-7595 or ogdennaturecenter.org)

Jingle Bell Run, Dec. 2, 8 a.m., Highland High School, 2166 S. 1700 East, Sugar House, prices vary (jbr.org/saltlakecity)

Winter Market, Dec. 4, 11 and 18, 5-9 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, free (801-965-5108 or culturalcelebration.org)

Live Interactive Nativity, Dec. 8-9, 7 p.m., Smith Acres Farm, 20 N. 300 West, Newton, Cache County, free, bring a canned food for a free ornament and wear a nativity costume for a free ornament (435-754-7168 or search Smith Acres Farm Newton on Facebook)

The Uncalled for Trio: “A Holiday Storytelling Show,” Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Thanksgiving Point, 3900 N. Garden Drive, Lehi, $9.50-$12.50 (801-768-2300 or thanksgivingpoint.org)

Winter Solstice Celebration, Dec. 16, 9 a.m.-noon, Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, $7-$12 (redbuttegarden.org/winter-solstice)