DEC. 17-18

HOLIDAY SPECTAC-U-THON Neighborhood: Canton, Highlandtown When: Dec. 17: 7 p.m., 10 p.m. Dec. 18, 7 p.m., 10 p.m. Venue: The Patterson/Creative Alliance 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD, 21224 Phone: 410-276-1651 Description: Trixie Little and the Evil Hate Monkey return for the Holiday Spectac-u-thon. Whether you've been naughty or nice, check out Charm City's finest in burlesque acrobatics.

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ANNAPOLIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, CAPITOL QUARTET: HOLIDAY POPS Neighborhood: Annapolis Area When: Dec. 17: 8 p.m. Venue: Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts 801 Chase, St., Annapolis, MD, 21401 Phone: 410-263-5544

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BALTIMORE'S CONSORT'S HOLIDAY CONCERT Neighborhood: Mount Vernon When: Dec. 17: 7:30 p.m. Price: $12-$20 Venue: The Walters Art Museum 600 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD, 21201 Phone: 410-547-9000 Description: This ensemble performs early music from England, Scotland, France, Italy and Spain.

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DEC. 24

COMEDY CANTONESE When: Dec. 24: 7:45 p.m. Price: $30, includes buffet and show Venue: Magooby's Joke House 9603 Deerco Road, Timonium, MD, 21093 Phone: 410-252-2727 Description: Comedy Cantonese features Jewish humor, Chinese food and more.

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DEC. 26

JEWTOPIA LIVE Neighborhood: Downtown When: Dec. 26: 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Price: $32.50-$52.50 Venue: Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center 12 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore, MD, 21201 Phone: 410-837-7400 Description: Based on Bryan Fogel's book and show, "Jewtopia" combines theater and comedy. Topics covered include: "how to pick the perfect restaurant table," "how to properly disinfect your hotel room" and more.