Friday, Dec. 16
Music: Peter White Christmas
The jazz musician’s career has spanned 40 years and produced more than a dozen solo albums. He performs his holiday show with trumpeter Rick Braun and saxophonist Euge Groove. Tower Theatre, 815 E. Olive Ave., Fresno, 559-485-9050, www.towertheatrefresno.com, $63.50-$78.50.
Event: Santacon 2016
Dig out your Santa costume, ugly sweater or reindeer ears and enjoy craft beer and food trucks. Bring a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots and a chance to win prizes. Tioga Sequoia Brewing Company, 745 Fulton St., Fresno, www.facebook.com/events/1262450907108434.
The tribute band plays 20 of the Swedish pop stars’ greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen.” Visalia Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main St., Visalia, 559-625-1369, www.foxvisalia.org/event/1230023-magic-abba-abbacadabra-visalia, $17-$45.
Event: Beat Down Competitive Poetry Slam
Inner Ear hosts the battle where the winner receives a cash prize after two rounds. Bitwise Industries, 700 Van Ness Ave., Fresno, www.facebook.com/events/1818201228469429, $5.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.