TO­DAY’S TOP EVENTS

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Christ­mas at the Cathe­dral: 2 and 7 p.m. at the Cathe­dral of the Rock­ies, 717 N. 11th St., Boise. Fea­tures the mu­sic of com­poser Joseph Mar­tin and his new­est Christ­mas work “The Song Heard ‘Round the World.” Free.

“Merry Christ­mas to You”: 6 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, 1144 N. Washington Ave., Em­mett. Mu­si­cal by Em­mett’s Multi-church Choir. Free.

Allen Stone: 7 p.m. at The Egyp­tian The­atre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $15, $25 and $45. Tick­et­fly.

The Black Lil­lies: 7 p.m. at The Olympic, 1009 Main St., Boise. Spe­cial guest: Saman­tha Crain. $15. eventbrite.com.

Jerry Joseph and The Jack­mor­mons: 8:30 p.m. at Neu­rolux, 111 N. 11th St., Boise. Open­ing: Like a Rocket. $10. Tick­etweb. $12 at the door.

The­ater

Boise Lit­tle The­ater’s “Miss Ben­net: Christ­mas at Pem­ber­ley”: 2 p.m. at 100 E. Fort St. $15 gen­eral, $12 se­niors, stu­dents and chil­dren 17 and younger, in ad­vance. $17 and $13 at the door. 208-342-5104, boiselit­tlethe­ater.org.

Stage Coach The­atre’s “A Nice Fam­ily Christ­mas”: 2 p.m. at 4802 W. Emer­ald St., Boise. $15. 208-342-2000, stage­coachthe­atre.com.

UP­COM­ING FAM­ILY EVENTS DEC. 10-15 Fes­ti­vals/fairs

Win­ter Gar­den aglow: 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. daily (last ad­mis­sion at 9 p.m.), through Jan. 1, Idaho Botan­i­cal Gar­den, 2355 N. Pen­i­ten­tiary Road, Boise. Dis­play of more than 380,000 sparkling lights with spe­cial vis­its from Santa, lo­cal choirs, ven­dors, more. $10 gen­eral, $8 IBG members and chil­dren 5-12, in ad­vance. Ad­mis­sion is $2 more at the gate, free for ages 4 and younger. 208-343-8649, ida­hob­otan­i­cal­gar­den.org. Scentsy’s Point of Lights Christ­mas Event: 6 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 10-12, Scentsy Com­mons, 2901 E. Pine Ave., Merid­ian. Christ­mas car­ols and hol­i­day mu­sic, Santa, Clyde the Camel, com­pli­men­tary hot co­coa and cook­ies, pic­ture op­por­tu­ni­ties in front of the lights. Free. Christ­mas Lights Tours: 6 and 8 p.m. Mon­day-satur­day, Dec. 10-22 and 26-29, Elmer’s Restau­rant, 1385 S. Capi­tol Blvd., Boise. En­closed, heated trol­ley for a 75-minute tour of Christ­mas lights, ac­com­pa­nied by mu­sic. $16 gen­eral, $14 stu­dents, se­niors, ac­tive mil­i­tary with ID, $7 chil­dren 7-12, $3 chil­dren 2-6, free for ages 2 and younger. 208-570-9025, boise­town­ship­tours.com.

Hol­i­day Lights Trol­ley Tours: 7 p.m. Dec. 10-27 (closed Dec. 12, 14 and 25), Ev­er­green Busi­ness Mall, Cole and Ustick roads, Boise. Nightly tours start at 7 p.m.; ad­di­tional tour times will be of­fered at 6 and 8 p.m. the closer we get to Christ­mas. $18 gen­eral, $10 chil­dren 3-12, $5 ages 2 and younger. 208-4330849, boisetrol­ley­tours.com. Santa’s Won­der­land: Daily through Dec. 24, Ca­bela’s, 8109 W. Franklin Road, Boise. Write a let­ter to Santa and enjoy other free fam­ily hol­i­day ac­tiv­i­ties (crafts, games, col­or­ing sta­tions), free 4x6 pho­tos with Santa. Also, a des­ig­nated toy drop-off site for Toys for Tots. Free. For hours and de­tails: ca­belas.com/santafree.

Hol­i­day Open House: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 13, Boise De­pot, 2603 W. Eas­tover Ter­race. Hear the story of the Po­lar Ex­press and meet Santa and his elves. Also, two train sets on dis­play, face paint­ing, food ven­dors, toy drive for Toys for Tots. Free.

City Santa: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dec. 15, D.L. Evans Bank, 890 W. Main St., Boise. Tell Santa your Christ­mas wishes and get a pic­ture take with Old St. Nick. Do­na­tions ben­e­fit the Women’s and Chil­dren’s Al­liance. down­town­boise.org/events/city-santa.

Hand­made Hol­i­day: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 15, Dick Eard­ley Boise Se­nior Cen­ter, 690 Rob­bins Road. Make a wreath, or­na­ments and dec­o­ra­tions from re­cy­cled or reusable house­hold items. Also, free pho­tos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, hol­i­day car­ols by a lo­cal choir group, treats. 208-608-7300.

Mu­sic

Bo­rah Choirs present “Joy to the World”: 7 p.m. Dec. 11-12, Bo­rah High School au­di­to­rium, 6001 W. Cas­sia, Boise. Free.

Sports

Sports Card Show: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 15, Wyn­d­ham Gar­den Ho­tel, 3300 S. Vista Ave., Boise. Sports cards, en­ter­tain­ment cards, mem­o­ra­bilia and col­lectibles. Hosted by Jerry’s Rookie Shop. Free.

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