Top Five Events in December

Top Events in December

1. Muir Beach Holiday Arts Fair Stock up on gifts and enjoy some treats at this favorite community event. December 1–2, Community Center (Muir Beach).


2. A triad of ghosts, Ebenezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim come together to remind audiences of the real benefits of holiday spirit in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. December 6–29, Geary Theater (SF).


3. A new county classic, Marin Symphony Holiday Pops features seasonal classics, traditional carols and favorite themes — with added bonuses like the Marin Symphony Chorus and complimentary cookies and cider. December 11, Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium (San Rafael).


4. The Christmas Jug Band Enjoy this Marin tradition: an assemblage of musicians, a backwoods sound and equal parts irreverence and holiday cheer. December 17, Sweetwater Music Hall (Mill Valley).


5. Laugh your way into 2019 at the New Year’s Eve Comedy Showcase, timed so attendees can be elsewhere for the stroke of midnight or stay for a festive after-party with the comics. December 31, Osher Marin JCC (San Rafael).