Best Bets for Dec. 7-9, 2012: OKC Ballet’s “Nutcracker,” Josh Abbott Band, Paseo Gallery Walk & Eric Church
Here are my picks for the Best Bets in entertainment this weekend in Oklahoma, as listed in Friday’s Weekend Look section of The Oklahoman. For more events, go to www.wimgo.com.
1. Watch Oklahoma City Ballet’s staging of the seasonal favorite “The Nutcracker” at 7 p.m. Friday and Dec. 14, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 15 and 2 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 16 at the Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N Walker. Information: 848-8637 or www.okcballet.com.
2. Hear Texas country standouts Josh Abbott Band with special guests Green River Ordinance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S Eastern. Information: 677-9169 or www.diamondballroom.net.
3. Meet Santa Claus, view art from local artists and take part in holiday refreshments during the monthly Paseo Gallery Walk from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday in the Paseo Arts District. Children can get their photos taken with St. Nick for free Friday night at Rainbow Fleet, 3024 Paseo. Information: 525-2688 or www.thepaseo.com.
4. TULSA — Listen to country music star Eric Church with special guests Justin Moore and Kip Moore at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the BOK Center, 200 S Denver. Doors open at 6 p.m. Information: (866) 726-5287 or www.bokcenter.com.