Best week ever: Plan your week with our guide to local events, entertainment

MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
The Warrior's Way (left)

The Real Story of Christmas (special, 9 p.m. Monday, History)
CMA County Christmas (special, 9:30 p.m. Monday, ABC)
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (special, 8 p.m. Tuesday, ABC)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (special, 8 p.m. Tuesday, CBS)
Christmas in Rockefeller Center (special, 8 p.m. Tuesday, NBC)
360 Sessions (season 1 finale, 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, IFC)
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (special, 10 p.m. Tuesday, CBS)
Sons of Anarchy (season 3 finale, 10 p.m. Tuesday, FX)
Strange Days With Bob Saget (series premiere, 10 p.m. Tuesday, A&E)Top Chef All-Stars (series premiere, 10 p.m. Wednesday, Bravo)
Storage Wars (series premiere, 10 p.m. Wednesday, A&E)
Brad Meltzer's Decoded (series premiere, 10 p.m. Thursday, History)
Gene Simmons Family Jewels (season premiere, 9 p.m. Sunday, A&E)
The Hasselhoffs (series premiere, 10 p.m. Sunday, A&E) (right)
Comedy Central's Hot List (series premiere, 10 p.m. Sunday, Comedy Central)
Bama Belles (series premiere, 10 p.m. Sunday, TLC)

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Knight & Day
Vampires Suck
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Beyonce: I Am ... World Tour
Waking Sleeping Beauty
Going the Distance
Park & Recreation: Season Two
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Cairo Time
The Special Relationship

Bryan Adams, "Bare Bones"
Eric Benet, "Lost in Time"
Beyonce, "Beyonce: I Am ... World Tour"
Black Eyed Peas, "The Beginning"
Fefe Dobson, "joy"
El Debarge, "Second Chance"
Flo Rida, "Only One Flo (Part 1)"
"Glee: The Music, Volume 4"
Ron Isley, "Mr I"
Tim McGraw, "Number One Hits"
Chrisette Michele, "Let Freedom Reign"
Miguel, "All I Want is You"
Slim Boy, "Tha Thug Show"
Soulja Boy, "The DeAndre Way"
Jazmine Sullivan, "Love Me Back"
Steve Wynn, "Northern Aggression"

RAMS HEAD LIVE: George Clinton/Parliament Funkadelic (Thursday); Without Reason/Mind (Friday); The Comedians of Chelsea Lately (Saturday)

RAMS HEAD ON STAGE: Fran Healy of Travis (Friday); Carbon Leaf (Saturday-Monday)

1ST MARINER ARENA: Ozzy Osbourne/Halford (Monday) (left)

RECHER: Dashboard Confessional (Friday, Sold out)

BOURBON STREET: Raheem DeVaughn (Tuesday)

OTTOBAR: Langhorne Slim (Saturday)

9:30 CLUB: Brandon Flowers (Monday, sold out); Sam Adams (Tuesday); Peter Hook (Wednesday); fun. (Thursday); The Walkmen/Tennis (Friday); Scythian/Enter the Haggis (Saturday);

WARNER: "Septime Webre's The Nutcracker" (Thursday-Dec. 26)

VERIZON CENTER: Michael Bublé (Tuesday)

Fall Film Series, "Ghost in the Shell" (Monday, Towson University)
Frank Abagnale talk (Tuesday, Meyerhoff)
"Rock of Ages" (Tuesday-Sunday; Hippodrome Theatre)
The Universe of Keith Haring: Film screenign and World AIDS Day event (Wednesday, Baltimore Museum of Art)
Food Glorious Food VI (Wednesday-Jan. 2; Zenith Gallery, D.C.)
MICA grad student-designed ads start appearing on Char Circulator (Wednesday, through March 1)
"Cabaret With Lara Bruckmann," Mobtown Modern show (Wednesday, Windup Space)
"A Peppermint Patty Christmas" play (Thursday-Dec. 18; Strand Theater Company)
American Opera Theater, "Butterfly" (Thursday, Theatre Project)
Mondo Baltimore screening (Thursday, Windup Space)
"Angels in America: Millennium Approaches" (Thursday-Dec. 7; CCBC Essex)
Washington Monument Lighting Event — A Monumental Occasion (Thursday, Mount Vernon)
CPHA's 69th Meeting: Housing for all (Thursday, Brown Center at MICA)
Night of 100 Elvises (Friday-Saturday, Lithuanian Hall)
Handel's "Messiah" (Friday, Meyerhoff)
39th Holiday Pottery Sale (Friday-Saturday; Towson University)
Downtown Dollar Says (Saturday-Sunday)
Holiday Heap (Saturday, Saint John's United Methodist Church, Charles Village)
Jason Weems, Vol. 1: Intellectual Property stand-up comedy show (Saturday, LOF/t Theater, Station North)
"The Nutcracker" (Saturday, Meyerhoff) (left)
Vienna Boys Choir (Saturday, Meyerhoff)
16th BB&T Classic (Sunday, Verizon Center)
Merry Mart (Sunday, Creative Alliance)
Steelers vs Ravens (Sunday, M&T Bank Stadium)

Photo credits: "Warrior's Way" (Relativity Media); "Hasselhoffs" (A&E); Ozzy Osbourne (AP); "Nutcracker" (BSO)