Christmas/winter holiday events
Wichita Area Chapter USA Dance Christmas Dance, 7-10 p.m. Sun. at Wichita Boathouse, 515 S. Wichita. 21 and up. Students $10, members $15, nonmembers $20. Information, 316-253-9712.
Santa Jump, 6 p.m. Wed. at Pump It Up of west Wichita, 6803 W. Taft. Inflatables, picture with Santa. $8 for jump, additional fee for pizza. Tickets required. Information, 316-680-1138.
Miniature Trees and Moore Family Vintage Santa Collection, through Dec. 31. Hours 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Open Christmas Eve, closed Christmas Day at Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. $4 adults, $2 children, members and children 6 and under free. Information, 316-265-9314.
Winter Wonderland at C-Arrow Stables, 5-9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Dec.31 including Christmas Eve, at C-Arrow Stables, 5911 N. Maize, Maize. Horse-drawn hay rides and petting zoo. See the live nativity scene, Santa and his reindeer. All ages. $6 per person, $5 per person for groups 5 and more. Information, 316-722-2680.
Bradley Fair horse-drawn carriage rides, 6-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Dec. 23 at Bradley Fair, 2000 N. Rock Road. Free.
Carriage Rides at The Waterfront, 5-8 p.m. Thur. and Dec. 23 at 13th and Webb. Pickup at Brooks Brothers. All ages. Free.
• Area theater/groups
“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” 10 a.m., 1 and 7 p.m. today, 1 and 3 p.m. Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun., Wichita Children’s Theatre and Dance Center, 201 S. Lulu. Tickets $5.50. Information, 316-262-2282 or www.wctdc.com.
“A Christmas Carol,” 4:30 p.m. Sun., Wichita Children’s Theater and Dance Center. Tickets $5.50. Information, 316-262-2282or www.wctdc.com.
Mistletoes, 7 p.m. Tues., Wichita Children’s Theater and Dance Center. Advanced dancers and glee club concert. Free, donations requested. Information, 316-262-2282 or www.wctdc.com.
“Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol: A Spirited New Musical,” 8 p.m. Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. at Forum Theatre Performing Arts and Events Center, 147 S. Hillside. Original musical by Paul Jackson and Conrad Jestmore based on the beloved holiday classic. All ages. Tickets $24 Fri.-Sat., $22 Thu. and Sun. Food and drink packages available before 8 p.m. show for an extra $12. Information, 316-618-0444 or www.4mtix.com.
“Christmas on the Prairie,” 5-9 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays through Dec. 23, Prairie Rose Chuck Wagon Supper, 15231 SW Parallel St., Benton. Show and supper with Santa. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Adults $30, kids 6-12 $10, kids 3-5 $5, under 3 free. Reservations required. Information, 316-778-2121.
Cowboy Christmas, The Diamond W Chuckwagon, 6:30 p.m. today-Sun. at Old Cowtown Museum, 1871 W. Sim Park Drive. Performance by the Diamond W Wranglers, Western-style dining and holiday events. All ages. $30 for adults, $20 children. Information, 316-536-6050.
“White Christmas,” through Dec. 23 at Crown Uptown, 3207 E. Douglas. 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. (doors open at 5 p.m., buffet at 6:30); 5:45 p.m. Sun. (doors open at 4 p.m., buffet at 4:15); select Thu. matinees at 12:15 p.m. (doors open at 11 a.m., buffet at 11:15). Tickets $35.95 Thu.-Sat. evenings, $32.95 Sun. evenings, $29.95 Thursdays, $16.95 children under 12. Show only, $15-$18.95. Information, 316-612-7696 or www.crownuptown.com.
12th Annual Brett Valliant Christmas Concert, 7:30 p.m. Tues., First United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway. Organ concert. Free. Information, 316-267-6244.