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Thursday, Dec. 12
Cumberland Bay Barbershop Chorus. 11 a.m. Clinton County Senior Citizens Council, North Catherine Street, Plattsburgh. Songs of the holiday season.
Alice Knight and Speedy Arnold. 7 p.m. The Alice T. Miner Museum, 9618 Route 9, Chazy. Music for the holidays. 846-7336.
Jatoba, the Whiskey Dicks, Gubbulidis. 8 p.m. Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Road, South Burlington. $8. (802) 652-0777.
”Oedipus.” 7:30 p.m. Pendragon Theater, 15 Brandy Brook Ave., Saranac Lake. Sophocles’ haunting story of a man’s search to find the truth. $22 adults. $20 seniors. $12 students. 891-1854.
Champlain Valley Irish Dancers. 6 p.m. Beekmantown High School Auditorium, Beekmantown. $5 adults. Children under 12 are free. 225-4852.
The Twelve Moves of AVA. 7:30 p.m. Aleka’s, 103 Margaret St., Plattsburgh. Celebrate the holidays and Aleka’s one-year anniversary with world famous belly dancer Ava Fleming, a full buffet dinner and beverages. $40 advance. $45 day of event. 569-8626.
Fri., Dec. 13
James Shaw. Turtle Island Cafe, Willsboro. Classic folk and blues. 963-7417.
Pleasant Valley Chorale. 7:30 p.m. Essex Community Church. A wide variety of holiday favorites. Donation. 873-7319.
Spuyten Duyvil. 7:30 p.m. BluSeed Studios, 24 Cedar St., Saranac Lake. $15/$12 for BluSeed members. Reservations recommended. 891-3799.
Half Circle. 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Dana’s Downtown Grill, 14 Margaret St., Plattsburgh.
December exhibitions. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Burlington City Arts Center, 135 Church St., Burlington, Vt. Three exhibitions: “Once They Were,” “Reference For Radicals” and “A Winter Sale.” Burlingtoncityarts.org.
Sat., Dec. 14
“Coming Home for the Holidays.” 3 p.m. Strand Theatre, 25 Brinkerhoff St., Plattsburgh. The family-friendly hosts a variety of local performers such as SUNY Plattsburgh Gospel Choir, North Country Irish Dance, Jay Lasage and many others. Hosted by Mayor-elect Jim Calnon and Counselor-elect Joshua Kretser. $10 adults and $5 children, in advance. $12 adult, $6 children, day of show. http://plattsburgh.brownpapertickets.com.