performs “The Christmas Attic” concert at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center, Providence, at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets $32.50-$62.50. Visit dunkindonutscenter.com or call the box office at 401-331-6700.
to the "North Pole" aboard the Providence Worcester Railroad departs the Woonsocket Depot, One Depot Square, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 21. Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, The Conductor and other characters from the beloved story by Chris Van Allsburg, enjoy refreshments, a sing-along and take home a special souvenir. Sponsored by the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council. Call 401-724-2200 or visit www.tourblackstone.com.
presented by Festival Ballet, Dec. 19-21, at Providence Performing Arts Center. Tickets $23-$85. Visit www.ppacri.org or call 401-421-ARTS.
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln [Map]
presented by the Watercolor Class of the Lincoln Senior Center. Reasonable priced watercolor art, along with crafts, will be on sale. Call 401-753-7000.
Waterplace Park, Memorial Boulevard, Providence [Map]
"A Very Special Christmas Lighting" to benefit the Providence Rescue Mission. Thirty-two fires in Waterplace Park Basin will burn approximately 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Visit the Christmas Artists Market, Festival of Trees, Santa, caroling, plus donations of unwrapped toys and gifts, food and clothing accepted for the Providence Rescue Mission.
featuring violinist and composer Rachel Panitch and violinist, and vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and artist Abby Swidler, sponsored by The Samaratins of Rhode Island in its Forget-Me-Not Gallery, 67 Park Place, Pawtucket. Social hour at 5:30 p.m.;, concert at 7. Admission $25, reservations required. Call 401-721-5220.
featuring the Ecclesia Consort and the Saint Jude’s Children’s Choir, with harpist Hyunjung Choi and directed by Pierre Masse, at St. Jude Church, 301 Front St., Lincoln. Free and open to all. A freewill offering will be taken for the benefit of the Saint Jude Music Ministry.
Test your knowledge every Friday night at 7:30 p.m. Prize awarded to the top team. St Joseph Veterans Association, 99 Louise St., Woonsocket.
A Neil Simon play, runs Nov. 20-Dec. 21 at Trinity Rep's Dowling Theater, 201 Washington St., Providence. A tale of two people coming to terms with loving each other for who they are, and accepting each other for who they are not. Call the box office at 401-351-4242 or visit www.trinityrep.com .
Trinity Rep, 201 Washington St., Providence [Map]
Charles Dickens' classic holiday tale, presented now through Dec. 31. Call the box office at 401-351-4242 or visit www.trinityrep.com .
presented by Ocean State Theatre Company, 1245 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick, through Dec. 28. Tickets $39-$54. Call the box office at 401-921-6800 or visit www.oceanstatetheatre.org .
presented by Mixed Magic Theatre, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket, Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 3 p.m., through Dec. 21. An uplifting story of faith and courage told through music, dance, poetry and storytelling. Tickest $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Visit www.mmtri.com or call 401-305-7333.
by the 60-piece Ocean State Summer Pops Orchestra and the Providence Gay Men’s Chorus, Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Tickets $21, $26, $31; free for ages 12 and under. Call 401-762-4545 or visit www.stadiumtheatre.com .
presented by Attleboro Community Theatre, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m., through Dec. 21, in the Ezekial Bates Masonic Lodge, 71 No. Main St., Attleboro, Mass. Tickets $17 adults, $15 seniors and students. Visit www.attleborocommunitytheatre.com or call 508-226-8100.