Patti Rutland Jazz Dance Company will present “Santa’s Workshop” at the Dothan Civic Center Dec. 12-14 with public performances at 6:30 p.m. Tickets bought in advance are $17 for ages 13 and up and $15 for ages 12 and younger. On the day of show, ticket prices will be $20 for ages 13 and up and $17 for ages 12 and younger. Visit dothanciviccenter.org or call 334-615-3175.
Wish Upon a Star Theater Performing Arts Company presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” with performances on Dec. 13-14 at 7 p.m. at the Flowers Center for the Performing Arts in Ozark. A musical adaptation based on the book by Barbara Robinson, the play centers on what happens when the rowdiest kids in town take over the annual Christmas pageant. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at the Flowers Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 4:30 and 6 p.m. Tickets will also be available at the door prior to each performance. Call Margie Benson at 334-467-1911 for ticket information.
Aaron Lewis will be in concert at The Plant in Dothan on Dec. 14 as part of his “The State I’m In” tour with guest Ben Danaher. Doors open at 6 p.m. and show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $37.50 to $162.50 and available online through Eventbrite or by visiting theplantdothan.com. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult age 21 and older. The Plant is located at 308 N. St. Andrews St.
“Christmas Songs and Stories” with John Berry will be at the Dothan Opera House on Dec. 18. Doors open at 6 p.m.; show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $26-$46. VIP passes for $26 are available for an exclusive meet and greet at 5 p.m. for 100 guests. The VIP event includes acoustic songs by Berry and a chance for autographs and photos.
The Wiregrass Museum of Art will host its Screen on the Green film series with a showing of 2005’s “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” at 7:30 p.m. Guests are invited to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets for this outdoor movie event. There will be free popcorn or guests can purchase food from local food trucks and vendors. The museum will open at 6 p.m. for anyone who would like to walk through the current exhibits. Admission is free to both the museum and the movie. In case of inclement weather, the movie will be shown in the museum’s Great Hall.
Comedian Chris Kattan & Friends and the Alabama Blues Brothers will perform Dec. 31 for a New Year’s Eve party in The Yellow Rose Theater at The Crossing at Big Creek (formerly known as Center Stage) on U.S. 231 South in Dothan. Doors open for VIP ticket holders at 5:30 p.m. with a VIP dinner served at 6:15 p.m. and followed by a meet and greet with Kattan at 7 p.m. (Kattan will not be at the dinner). Doors open for general admission ticket holders at 7 p.m. The comedy show starts at 8:30 p.m. and ends at 10:30 p.m. The Alabama Blues Brothers will perform two sets of music from 11 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. General admission tickets are $75 in advance, $100 the day of the show. VIP tickets are $150 in advance and $200 day of the show. All tickets include a late-night breakfast buffet. Must be 19 or older to enter.
Riley Green and The Kentucky Headhunters will perform during a New Year’s Eve grand opening for the Bama Slam Saloon at 567 County Road 156 in New Brockton north of Enterprise at Ten Buck Two Farms. Doors open at 7 p.m. The Kentucky Headhunters will perform at 8 p.m. and Green will go on at 9:30 p.m. Remaining tickets are $25. Visit https://bamaslamsnye.eventbrite.com to purchase.
The Chipola Artist Series will present Jukebox Saturday Night on Jan. 9. Glenn Miller Productions presents a music review of the big bands during the ‘30s, ‘40s and ‘50s with performances of hits originally recorded by Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, Cab Calloway, Benny Goodman, Count Basie and more. A reception for season ticket holders will be hosted by First Commerce Credit Union. For information on tickets, contact the Box Office at 850-718-2420.
Mural City Coffee Co. in downtown Dothan will host its songwriters’ event Play the Cafe - Songwriters in the Round on Jan. 14 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The recurring event features local songwriters of all ages from around the Wiregrass.
Masters of Soul: A Motown Review will be at Enterprise High School Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. The show celebrates the artists, music and style of Motown with stylish costumes and choreographed tributes to both male and female groups backed by a live band. Hear the big hits of The Temptations, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, the Four Tops, Diana Ross and The Supremes, The Jackson Five, Martha Reeves and The Vandellas, Barry White, Stevie Wonder and the Commodores. Ticket prices are $30 for adults and $10 for students if purchased in advance and $35 for adults and $10 for students if purchased at the event. For more information on advance ticket outlets, call 334-406-2787 or visit www.CoffeeCountyArtsAlliance.com.
Denver and the Mile High Orchestra will perform Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. in the wellness center on the campus of the Baptist College of Florida in Graceville. The Nashville-based jazz band is led by Denver Bierman, who sings, plays trumpet, writes, and arranges the songs for the 11-piece group. For more information, call 800-328-2660 ext. 438 or visit www.baptistcollege.edu.
Harlem Globetrotters will be at the Dothan Civic Center on Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. as part of their “Pushing the Limits” world tour. Globetrotters’ fans will experience even bigger moments and memories, including a live world record attempt at each game. Plus, many markets will feature a glow in the dark performance. The Hall of Fame team’s 94th consecutive year will feature over 280 games through April in North America. Tickets are now on sale at harlemglobetrotters.com.
Robert Earl Keen will be in concert on Friday, Jan. 24, at 8 p.m. at the Dothan Opera House. Presented by Live at the Opera Inc., tickets are $38 and can be purchased at the Dothan Civic Center box office or online through dothanciviccenter.org or etix.com.
Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood will hold its annual Art Auction on Jan. 25 and Jan. 26 with a new auction house, new auctioneer, new genres of art and memorabilia. On Saturday, a preview begins at 6:30 p.m. with the auction at 7:15 p.m. Admission: $10 per person if purchased in advance; $12 at the door. Wine and cheese with a beer tasting by Thirsty Pig Craft Beer Taproom. Tea and water also available. A Second Chance event will be held Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with bagels, coffee and juice served. There is no admission charge on Sunday. Temple Emanu-El is located at 188 N. Park Ave. in Dothan. For more information, call 334-792-5001. Major credit cards accepted. Art in all media and price ranges and framed art reasonably priced. A portion of the proceeds go to support local community charities.
Piney Woods Arts Festival will be held April 4-5 on the campus of Enterprise State Community College. One of the oldest juried arts and crafts shows in the area, Piney Woods features original art and crafts by approximately 100 artists, a children’s fun center, food and entertainment, a student art display and a Civil War Living Display. The Weevil City Cruisers Car and Truck Show is Saturday only across campus from the arts festival. Admission to the festival and car show is free.