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CALENDAR B y C a r o l e B a r r o w SPECIAL EVENTS p.14 MUSIC & DANCE p.22 THEATER p.28 LECTURES p.30 KIDS STUFF p.32 SPORTS p.34 MUSEUMS p.34 ONGOING EXHIBITS p.36 GALLERIES p.37 TOURS p.38 COMEDY p.39 NIGHTLIFE p.40 FARMERS MARKETS p.40 Stevie Nicks. Dec. 14, SAP Center, San Jose Special Events DECEMBER Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Victorian Holiday Party. Through Dec. 18, times vary. Embark on a nostalgic holiday journey into the past at this elaborate party. Inspired by Victorian England, the festive fete features hundreds of costumed players who interact with guests in an immersive environment of theatrically lit pubs, dance halls and town squares. Tickets $14-$30. Cow Palace Exhibition Halls. 2600 Geneva Ave., San Francisco. 800/510-1558.
 A Christmas Carol. Through Dec. 24, times vary. A classic yuletide tradition returns to haunt the stage with a sparkling, music-infused production, featuring a lively cast of dozens, gorgeous costumes and a motley crew of deliciously spooky ghosts. This kid-friendly production has entertained generations of locals and visitors alike. A.C.T. Geary Theater, 415 Geary Street, San Francisco. 415/749-2228. Winterfest. Through Dec. 30. Great America decks the park »Our ultimate Calendar is a comprehensive guide to events and activities in the South Bay and beyond. Listings are compiled by the Calendar Editor and are independent of advertising, although advertisers’ events may be included. South Bay Accent is published bi-monthly. To submit your event for consideration, please e-mail the event name, date, time, a short description, admission fee, address and phone number to calendar@ Listing deadlines are as follows: December 10 for the February/March issue, February 11 for the April/May issue, April 16 for the June/July issue, June 11 for the August/September issue, August 13 for the October/November issue, October 15 for the December/January issue. For advertising information, please call 408/244-5100 or e-mail Visit us online: 1 5 0 G r e a t R e a s o n s t o G e t U p a n d G o 14 South Bay Accent with amusing activities during its annual WinterFest celebration. Ice skate in front of the iconic Carousel Columbia, admire dazzling displays of lights, watch live shows, experience 18 rides and take a peek at Santa’s workshop. Tickets $24.99 to $49.99. Park opens at 10 a.m. daily, closing times vary. Paramount’s Great America, Great America Parkway, Santa Clara. 408/988-1776. Christmas in the Park. Through Jan. 1., 9 a.m. to midnight. Each year, Plaza de Cesar Chavez is transformed into a wintry fantasy land with more than 40 animated exhibits, musical acts, dazzling lights and a 60-foot community giving tree. Enjoy carnival rides, ice skating and seasonal treats. Free. Plaza de Cesar Chavez, Market St., San Jose. 408/200-3800. Hawaiian Airlines/Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice. Through Jan. 16, times vary. Strap on your blades and skate your way into holiday cheer as you glide around
this outdoor ice skating rink in downtown
San Jose. Tickets $13–$17. Circle of Palms,
120 S. Market St., San Jose. 408/291-0525. Wild 94.9 Jingle Ball. Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. Put a little bounce in your step and gear up for the holiday frenzy with a

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