Dec. 5

DIAMOND HEAD THEATRE | 528.0506

It’s going to be a White Christmas in Hawai’i after all when Irving Berlin’s timeless holiday musical blankets the stage. “Count Your Blessings” as you follow the heartwarming tale of two talented WWII army buddies on a mission to bring a light blizzard and business to a struggling backwoods inn. Through Dec. 21 diamondheadtheatre.com

Elizabeth Pitcairn will enchant Vintage Wine Weekend with the legendary Red Violin (photo courtesy Four Seasons Resort Maui).

Elizabeth Pitcairn will enchant Vintage Wine Weekend with the legendary Red Violin (photo courtesy Four Seasons Resort Maui).

Dec. 7

FOUR SEASONS RESORT MAUI AT WAILEA | 874.2201

Violin virtuoso Elizabeth Pitcairn will play the landmark “1720 Red Violin Stradivarius” that inspired the Oscar-winning film. The oceanfront affair accompanies the resort’s Vintage Wine Weekend (Dec. 5 through Dec. 7); rare Cardinale wines paired with a gourmet four-course dinner will accompany the private performance. fourseasons.com/maui

Sugar Plum fairies and toy soldiers will allure audiences at Ballet Hawaii's The Nutcracker (photo courtesy Joe Marquez).

Sugar Plum fairies and toy soldiers will allure audiences at Ballet Hawaii’s The Nutcracker (photo courtesy Joe Marquez).

Dec. 18

NEAL S. BLAISDELL CONCERT HALL | 521.8600

Visions of Sugar Plum Fairies will dance in Honolulu heads for Ballet Hawaii’s four-day presentation of The Nutcracker. Float away on a whimsical journey to a winter wonderland, and let your imagination run wild in this Christmas spectacular beloved by children and adults of all ages. Through Dec. 21 ballethawaii.org

Jan. 4

NEAL S. BLAISDELL CONCERT HALL | 946.8742

Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra presents famed English conductor Sir Neville Marriner with guest Augustin Hadelich, German classical violinist, in a Sunday matinée featuring Berlioz’s “Overture to Beatrice and Benedict,” Tchaikovsky’s “Violin Concerto in D Major” and Mozart’s “Symphony No. 41.” hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org

Jan. 15

MANOA VALLEY THEATRE | 988.6131

Love, loss, choices and lots of laughs sum the facts of life in the dramatic comedy Becky’s New Car. Fasten your seatbelt as you ride with the spirited Becky Foster on a devious, delightful romp down the road less traveled. Through Feb. 1, 2015 manoavalleytheatre.com

Jan. 30

DIAMOND HEAD THEATRE | 528.0506

A dramatic trial shakes things up in a sleepy Southern town in the stage production of the American high school literary classic, To Kill a Mockingbird. Join Scout, Jem and the mysterious town recluse Boo Radley on a curious adventure. Scout’s widowed father, Attitcus, is as personable on stage as on the page, offering life lessons that explore the sensitive subjects of race, misperceptions and isolation. Through Feb. 15, 2015 diamondheadtheatre.com

View Lloyd Sexton's stunning Plumerias oil on canvas painting, among other era-influenced works, at Art Deco Hawai'i (photo courtesy Honolulu Museum of Art).

View Lloyd Sexton’s stunning Plumerias oil on canvas painting, among other era-influenced works, at Art Deco Hawai’i (photo courtesy Honolulu Museum of Art).

On View

HONOLULU MUSEUM OF ART | 532.8700
Art Deco Hawai’i. Through Jan. 11, 2015

BISHOP MUSEUM | 847.3511
Scream Machines. Through Jan. 11, 2015