Theater & dance
“A Christmas Carol Classic Radiocast.” The players of the fictional KPNF radio station tell the story of Ebenezer Scrooge through voice actors and sound effects, drawing audiences back to 1940 and the Golden Age of Radio. Penfold Theatre brings its annual holiday tradition, a performance reminiscent of "A Prairie Home Companion," back to life with the radiocast. Opens Nov. 29. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday through Dec. 29. $15-$25. Old Settlers Hall, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. penfoldtheatre.org.
Our Big Fat Greek Wine Dinner at Aviary Wine & Kitchen. Celebrate the oldest producer in Santorini's visit to Texas: Gavalas Winery. It will be a night to remember as one of Austin's quirkiest wine bars journeys through the island via the grape varieties and wines that have made Gavalas one of the greatest Greek wine producers today. The dinner pairs five different courses with Gavalas wine. Consider it a vacation in a night. 6 to 9 p.m. Nov 29. $98. 2110 S. Lamar Blvd. eventbrite.com/e/our-big-fat-greek-wine-dinner-w-gavalas-winery-tickets-52268012031?.
Santa in the Garden. Skip the lines at the mall but take a picture with Santa Claus anyway. Zilker Botanical Garden hosts a family-friendly event with Santa and Mrs. Claus that will have tasty treats and fun crafts. Bring your own camera to capture the moments. Plus, there will be a 20 percent discount in the botanical garden's Chrysalis Gift Shop, to help you get holiday shopping taken care of. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 1. $1-$3 garden admission. 2220 Barton Springs Rd. 512-477-8672, zilkergarden.org.
Wreath Workshop at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Bring nature home for the holidays. In this hands-on workshop, create a festive wreath or table centerpiece using native plants with traditional holiday decorations. Each participant will take home their creations. Two sessions of the class are available, at 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 3 p.m., on Dec. 1. $45. 4801 La Crosse Ave. 512-232-0100, wildflower.org.
Advanced-Basic Tree Care for Central Texas at Natural Gardener. Trees are the most valuable feature of our landscapes. In addition to providing shade, cooler streets and clean air and water, they also contribute to the monetary value of our homes. Arborist and instructor Don Gardner will walk us through all of the basics and more from planting, pruning and watering to ensure we are taking the best care possible of our newly planted and mature trees. 10 a.m. to Dec. 1. Free. 8648 Old Bee Caves Rd. tngaustin.com.