EVENT DATE : November 21, 7:30PM
Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater, OKC

A survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, 90-year-old Eva Schloss has recounted her experiences in more than 1,000 speaking engagements, written three books and had a play written about her life. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear from one of the individuals who survived the horror of that dark period in history. Tickets.Occc.edu

EVENT DATE : Starting Nov. 22
Oklahoma Railway Museum, OKC

Get in the holiday spirit with a festive ride on The Polar Express. Settle into your railway seat and sip hot chocolate while listening to an exciting reading of Christmas stories. This holiday train ride also features Christmas carols, cookies, a visit with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus and goodies bags for kids. OkcThePolarExpressRide.com

EVENT DATE : Starts Nov. 28
2900 72nd Ave SE, Norman

Nearly two months of work have gone into creating a wonderful display with two "mega trees" that are 70 feet tall, 10 mini trees and 20-foot long arches, all created out of over 280,000 lights. Each strand is synchronized to a specific playlist of cheerful Christmas songs. You'll want to stop and watch the lights gleam with the music.  DownsFamilyChristmas.com

EVENT DATE : November 28, 8:30AM
Norman High School, Norman

Taking off from Main Street, runners will get to see a quaint part of town and run for a good cause. There is also a one mile fun run. Lace up your tennis shoes and hit the pavement this Thanksgiving before you dive into casseroles, pumpkin pie, turkey and more. TurkeyDay5kRun.com

EVENT DATE : November 30, 1:00PM
Lake Thunderbird State Park, Norman

Meet at the Discovery Cove Nature Center within Lake Thunderbird State Park for an eagle information session at 1 p.m. Next, a park naturalist will guide you through the park to catch glimpses of magnificent eagles in their winter home from your vehicle. Be sure to bring your binoculars and camera to capture the moment. 321.4633

EVENT DATE : Through Dec. 24
Plaza Theatre, OKC

A spectacular new Oklahoma holiday tradition returns with Lyric Theatre's production of the Charles Dickens classic, "A Christmas Carol." Capture the magic and joy of Christmas as the ghosts of past, present and future lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a powerful journey of transformation and redemption.  LyricTheatreOkc.com/Shows/Lyrics-A-Christmas-Carol-2019

EVENT DATE : Through December
Throughout the City

Schedule a two-hour tour of the city's most spectacular holiday lights via limo, and enjoy a smooth ride past vibrant light displays. VIP Limo will pick up groups of friends, families and couples to drive them to see stunning winter light scenes set up throughout Oklahoma City. Sit back and relax while taking in the brilliant views. Viplimo.net/Limousine-Services/Limo-Holiday-Light-Tours

OSU/OKC Student Center, OKC

This holiday attraction, held in a new location at the OSU/OKC Student Center, will feature 25 Christmas trees adorned with handmade ornaments created to show the diverse Native cultures that make Oklahoma unique. Participating Oklahoma tribes include the Cheyenne and Arapaho, Chickasaw, Citizen Potawatomi, Comanche and Osage nations. This event is free and open to the public. DowntownInDecember.com

Civic Center Music Hall, OKC

The Oklahoma City Philharmonic presents its annual holiday performance "The Christmas Show." This show is a family favorite and features special guest stars and favorite holiday tunes. The Christmas Show dazzles audiences with dancers, singers, impressive sets, fantastic light effects and amazing costumes. Don't miss out on this Oklahoma end-of-the-year tradition. OkcPhil.org

EVENT DATE : December 5, 4:00PM
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chautauqua Ave., Norman

Get in the holiday spirit with cookie decorating, pictures with Santa, games, winter crafts and a blizzard of fun! This FREE, annual event features craft tables, chances to win prizes and a face-painting station. Don’t miss out on special discounts in Excavations, the museum store! Admission is complimentary.

EVENT DATE : December 5, 4:00PM
Sam Noble Museum, Norman

Get in the holiday spirit with cookie decorating, pictures with Santa, games, winter crafts and a blizzard of fun. This free, annual event features craft tables, chances to win prizes and a face-painting station plus special discounts in Excavations, the museum store. This event is open to the public and all ages are welcome. Admission is complimentary. SamNobleMuseum.ou.edu

EVENT DATE : December 5, 8:00PM
Brackett Theatre, 563 Elm Ave.

University Theatre and the School of Dance present The Nutcracker. Oklahoma Festival Ballet will enchant audiences with Tchaikovsky’s beloved fairy tale ballet, a holiday favorite! 8 p.m. Dec. 5, 6 and 7 and 3 p.m. Dec. 7 and 8, Brackett Theatre. Tickets on sale now or may be purchased at the door.  Dance.ou.edu/Performances

EVENT DATE : 6-8 and 13-15
Sooner Theatre, Norman

Based on the beloved holiday film, Sooner Theatre will present a fish-out-of-water comedy following Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. SoonerTheatre.org/Tickets

State Fair Park, OKC

Clothing for adults and children will be available as well as vintage jewelry and home furnishings. Shop re-purposed items for decorating your home alongside vintage-inspired jewelry made by local artists. Unique and one-of-a-kind items are available for sale as well as specialty foods and even home scents. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to shop unique vintage and handmade items. VintageMarketDays.com

Oklahoma State Fair Park, OKC

The Oklahoma City Train Show is one of the largest model train shows in the region with operating model train displays, workshops and clinics, vendors, exhibitors and manufacturers from more than a dozen states. Head to this show with the whole family to see railroad memorabilia, toy trails, scale model trains and an assortment of railroad items. OklahomaRailwayMuseum.org/Events/Okc-Train-Show

EVENT DATE : December 7, 8:00AM
Central Park Amphitheater, Moore

Start the day with breakfast, Holiday Crafts and story time with Santa Claus at 8 a.m. The evening will include Inflatables, Christmas music by community groups, a holiday fireworks celebration and a visit and photos with Santa Claus. CityOfMoore.com/Events/Christmas-Spectacular-1

EVENT DATE : December 7, 9:00AM
Cleveland County Fairgrounds, Norman

Bring your list and check it twice at the Creative Christmas Craft Show in Norman. This one-day event is filled with a mix of handcrafted items and goods from across the region. Come out to browse one-of-a-kind gifts, books, quilts, candles, clothing, home decor, treats and more. Parking and admission to the Creative Christmas Craft Show are free. ClevelandCountyFair.org/31/Craft-Shows

EVENT DATE : December 8, 3:00PM
Chesapeake Energy Arena, OKC

The exciting, one-day event features a performance that will get you in the mood for the holiday season. Titled "Christmas Eve & Other Stories," the TSO performance features an amazing light show and rock hits that will have you on the edge of your seat.  ChesapeakeArena.com/Events/Detail/Tso2019

EVENT DATE : December 8, 3:00PM
500 W. Boyd St., Norman

OU School of Music presents CHRISTMAS AT OU, with heart-warming music and song for the holidays. This year's concert features the OU Combined Choirs, Percussion, and Sax Studio. Music directors are David Howard, Women's Chorus, and Men's Glee Club; Andrew Richardson, percussion; Jonathan Nichol, Sax Studio; and Richard Zielinski, OU Chorale.

EVENT DATE : December 12, 6:30PM
Embassy Suites, Norman

The Eighth Annual Winter Gala presents a social hour, silent auction, seated dinner and guest speakers. The gala seeks to raise awareness of Parkinson’s Disease and raise funds and services for 15,000 Parkinson’s Disease patients in Oklahoma as well as the Michael J. Fox Foundation for cutting-edge research to develop better treatments and ultimately a cure. JarvisMdParkinsonsFoundation.org

EVENT DATE : December 13, 6:00PM
Moore-Lindsay Historic House Museum, Norman

Sample some wassail and holiday treats while you tour the fully decorated Historic House and listen to the beautiful singing of two local choirs. There will be holiday crafts for the children, horse-drawn carriage rides, and the chance to meet Santa Claus. There is no charge for this event, but donations are always appreciated. NormanMuseum.org

EVENT DATE : December 14, 6:00PM
Downtown Norman

Jack Frost may be nipping at your nose, but you won't want to miss this Norman holiday tradition. The Norman Main Street Christmas Holiday Parade features bands, floats and horses. Set in a festive spirit complete with a variety of Christmas characters, this annual holiday parade will also feature an appearance by Santa Claus.  VisitNorman.com/Events/Main-Street-Christmas-Holiday-Parade

EVENT DATE : December 14, 6:00PM
Norman High School, Norman

The annual Norman Christmas Holiday Parade will start at 6 p.m. and travel Main Street from Pickard Avenue to Crawford Ave. NormanChristmasParade.com

EVENT DATE : December 14, 6:00PM
Downtown Old Town Moore

Parade of Lights in Downtown Old Town Moore starting at Central Jr. High to Main St. then west on Main to Howard St. Come to the Parade and light up downtown Moore. CityOfMoore.com/Events/A-Norman-Rockwell-Christmas-Parade

EVENT DATE : 21-22
Nancy O'Brian Center for Performing Arts, Norman

The 2019 production features guest artists from the New York City Ballet Company. Keeping the Tchaikovsky score and traditional storyline, this version of the holiday classic deftly weaves elements of Oklahoma history and themes of nature into the beloved plotline, creating a holiday experience that has become a Norman tradition for Sooners young and old. NormanBalletCompany.org

EVENT DATE : December 22, 5:00PM
2 S. Mickey Mantle Drive, OKC

Gather the whole family for a fun evening during the Bricktown Lights Chanukah Celebration. This all-ages event will include a giant menorah lighting, live music, unique entertainment and an exciting chocolate coin drop that kids will love. Have your picture taken with Dreidel Man, dig into some hot latkes and enjoy connecting with the community during this festive event. JewishOkc.com