Cinderella, return of the popular musical, through 2009, Saturdays-Sundays 12:30, 3, and 6pm, $10.50-$12.50, Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th St., 310.394.9779.
Frank Gohlke, Early Landscapes, through December 31, Gallery Luisotti, Bergamot Station, 310.453.0043.
Tom Wudl, Specimens from the Flowerbank World, through December 31, LA Louver, 45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.4955.
Christmas Morning Potluck, 9:30am-noon, free, bring a dish to share, 1718 Wellesley Ave., LA, for more info: 310.399.1631.
December 26-January 8
Winter Break Create-A-Play Theatre Camp, a workshop for budding actors ages 6-14, presented by Santa Monica Playhouse, call for information: 310.394.9779.
Julie and Julia, Meryl Streep as Julia Child, 3pm, free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
Activist Support Circle, New Year’s Resolutions, 7pm, free, Friends Meeting House, 1440 Harvard St., 310.399.1000.
Family Christmas Eve Service, with music by The Chancel Choir, 5pm, free, First Presbyterian Church, 1220 2nd St., 310.451.1303.
Christmas Eve Services, early service 7-8pm, late service 10-11pm, free, Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill St., 310.399.1631.
Bursting With Bubbles, New Year’s Eve Celebration, 9pm, $79-$119, Locanda Del Lago, 231 Arizona Ave., 310.451.3525.
Some Enchanted Evening New Year’s Eve Dinner & Party, with champagne, voodoo dances and Tiki Gods, dinner 5:30 (early seating) or 7:30-9:30pm, party 10:30pm-early 2010, $79, James Beach, 60 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.823.5396.
Through New Year’s Day
Nativity Scenes Display, Ocean Avenue and Arizona Avenue, Palisades Park, 310.577.2586.
Walk the Labyrinth at First United Methodist Church of Santa Monica, a meditation event, 1-2pm Wednesdays through New Year’s, also noon-4pm New Year’s Eve, December 31, 1008 11th St., 310.393.8258.
Through January 10
Topanga Canyon Gallery Holiday Art Show, Pine Tree Circle, 120 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 310.455.7909.
Through January 31
Ice at Santa Monica, ice skating, $10 skate rental, 1324 5th St. (corner of 5th and Arizona), 310.393.8355.
Mark Your Calendar
Screening of South Central Farm, SM Main Library January 7
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 18