Spend the Saturday before Christmas at Wagoneers show, other events

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Spend the Saturday before Christmas at Wagoneers show, other events

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The Blue Genie Art Bazaar will be open for the final time this year on Christmas Eve, for everyone’s last-minute shopping needs. Dave Creaney for American-Statesman

Music

Wagoneers all-ages holiday show at Continental Club. The anchor of live music on South Congress caters mostly to the, uh, seasoned clubgoers among us, though it has often been a launching-ground for young artists as well — including Wagoneers leader Monte Warden, who first played the place as a teenager in the 1980s. For one night each year, though, it’s open to everyone, even grade-schoolers and toddlers. The Wagoneers anchor the proceedings with their rockin’-country music, with Warden’s jazz-pop outfit the Dangerous Few also taking part, and a few special guests in the works, too. $10. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. 1315 S. Congress Ave. continentalclub.com. — Peter Blackstock

Shopping

2017 Witches’ Winter Emporium: One Stop Yule Shop. The Vortex is hosting a holiday market for your last-minute holiday shopping needs and will feature more than 25 local artists, witches, vendors and more. In addition to the vendors booths, there will be theater performances, cocktails from the Butterfly Bar and Italian dishes from on-site food truck Patrizi’s. Expect bath and body and herbalism products, jewelry, crystals and even tarot readings at the emporium. 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Free. 2307 Manor Road. facebook.com/events/186378755250285/.

Blue Genie Art Bazaar. Still need a couple of last-minute Christmas gifts? Local bazaars like Blue Genie are coming to the rescue because they are open even on Christmas Eve. The annual shopping extravaganza has artwork, jewelry, clothing and other gifts from more than 200 regional and local artists. You can browse some of the available items ahead of time on the Blue Genie website. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Free. 6100 Airport Blvd. bluegenieartbazaar.com.

Family

“Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic.” Families are getting multiple chances to see this popular kid-friendly performance on Christmas weekend. Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and the comical duo of Donald and Goofy will take the stage to lead off a night featuring 25 beloved cartoon characters. See the Fairy Godmother transform Cinderella’s rags into a beautiful ball gown in a split second, the Toy Story gang defy the dimensions of Andy’s toy box, and the spectacular stage debut of Rapunzel and Flynn Rider as they rise into the sky. With special appearances by Snow White, Tinker Bell and Aladdin’s Genie, you never know who might join in the fun. Noon, 3 and 6 p.m. Saturday. $20-$55. The Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St. texasboxoffice.com.

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