A Christmas Carol
Friday through Jan. 3
Where: Neptune Theatre
This holiday classic is being showcased for the first time ever as a musical, and will be sure to delight audiences during its six week run at Neptune’s Fountain Hall. For ticket information and showtimes, visit neptunetheatre.com.

Jimmy Rankin
Friday, 8 p.m.
Where: The Schooner Room, Casino Nova Scotia
The Juno Award winner is returning to the Casino after spending some time this summer touring with his family group, The Rankins, and some solo dates in the United Kingdom. Tickets are $36.50.

Celtic Tenors
Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: The Schooner Room, Casino Nova Scotia
This internationally acclaimed group is considered the most successful classical crossover artists to come out of Ireland as they re-invent the traditional tenor music mould. Tickets are $30.75 each.

Symphony Nova Scotia with MIR
Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Rebecca Cohn Auditorium
As part of its pop series, the symphony is welcoming this Halifax progressive pop trio in what is being dubbed a holiday concert unlike any other. Tickets are $29 to $49.

QMJHL Hockey
Saturday, 7 p.m. and Sunday, 4 p.m.
Where: Halifax Metro Centre
The Halifax Mooseheads, with points in five of their last seven games, are back on home ice for a pair of games this weekend. They‚ll face off with Patrick Roy’s Quebec Remparts and the rival Bathurst Titan.

HRM Christmas Tree Lighting
Saturday, 5:45 to 7 p.m.
Where: Grand Parade
Why not get into the holiday spirit with this annual event that draws thousands to the downtown core. There will be live music, fireworks and an appearance by Santa Claus himself.

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