2 p.m. -- Denton City Contemporary Ballet presents A Gift for Emma: A Holiday Fantasia in Dance at Margo Jones Performance Hall, located on the first floor of the TWU Music Building, 1100 Oakland St. The annual holiday dance tells a story through ballet, tap, jazz and modern dance. $15-$21 in advance; $25 at the door. Visit www.dentoncitycontemporaryballet.org or call 940-383-2623.
2 p.m. -- Denton Community Theatre presents A Christmas Story by Philip Grecian at the Campus Theatre. Sold out. Visit www.dentoncomunitytheatre.com.
3 p.m. -- Lewisville Civic Chorale's Christmas Concert at the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 602 N. Old Orchard Lane in Lewisville. $15 for adults, $30 for families, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. Visit lewisvillecivicchorale.com.
6 p.m. -- "Starry Night: Visions of the Nativity" at First Christian Church, 1203 N. Fulton St. A meditative evening of music, poetry, candles, communion, starlight and peace, featuring the First Christian Church Sanctuary Choir, directed by Mark Graham. Call 940-566-4990.
4 p.m. -- Gingerbread Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Cookie-themed stories, songs and crafts for ages 2-8. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.