Food, holiday fun and more things to do this weekend
Cane Rosso’s pop-up with Anthony Falco. A famed pizza guru known for a toppings-happy approach to making pizza is taking over Cane Rosso’s second pizza oven to bring a special menu of all-American pies to Austin. These pizzas will be cooked thin and crispy using ingredients entirely from around the country, many locally from Texas. He’ll also supply ranch made with the recipe he is developing for his forthcoming line of ranch dressings, designed specifically for pizza dipping. The pizzeria’s regular menu will also be available. 6 p.m. until pizzas are sold out on Dec. 22. Free. 4715 S. Lamar Blvd. #103. canerosso.com.
“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. Dec. 23. $20-$55. The Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St. texasboxoffice.com.
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. Dec. 23. Free. 2307 Manor Road. facebook.com/events/186378755250285/.
Ugly Holiday Dog Sweater Contest. This spin on the typical ugly holiday sweater party couldn’t possibly be any cuter. Dress your furry friend in their most hideous holiday outfit and find out if it’s the ugliest of them all at this East Austin brewery. You can stop by at anytime during Blue Owl’s open hours to participate. Blue Owl Brewing will also be serving up eggnog made using its Professor Black Sour Cherry Stout to celebrate Christmas Eve. The owner of the winning dog will get a free tasting tour. Noon to 6 p.m. Dec. 24. Free. Blue Owl Brewing, 2400 E. Cesar Chavez St. facebook.com/events/1748428115462912/.
Miracle on 5th Street’s Misfit Christmas Party. The festive Christmas-themed pop-up bar that has taken over the Eleanor during the holidays is celebrating the season with a party on Christmas night. Sip on some sensational seasonal cocktails and watch some classic Christmas movies all while listening to a cheerful holiday playlist. You can come dressed in whatever is comfortable, but ugly sweaters, pajamas and even onesies (admit it, you’ve got one) are strongly encouraged. Best of all, there will be “A Christmas Story”-themed, all-you-can-eat Chinese feast. 8 p.m. Dec. 25. Free entry; $20 for the meal. The Eleanor, 307 W. Fifth St. eventbrite.com/e/miracles-misfit-christmas-party-tickets-41129519500.
“Bah, Humbug! An Improvised Dickensian Holiday Romp.” It might be the day after Christmas, but that doesn’t mean the holiday merriment has to end. The Hideout Theatre is hosting one last show of its entirely made-up-on-the-spot “Bah, Humbug!” Hideout’s improvisers will construct an enchanting and hilarious play set in Victorian England, as seen through the eyes of master writer Charles Dickens. As slimy criminals, wide-eyed orphans, the pompous rich and more navigate their way through a corrupt London, can the spirit of Christmas prevail? 8 p.m. Dec. 26. $15. Hideout Theatre, 617 Congress Ave. hideouttheatre.com.