The indicates admission is $5 or less, or free. Full price is listed; the * denotes lower price for students, seniors, military, members and/or children. Call the venue for details.
"Jingle Bell Express," 20-minute sing-along ride through the mall, 9 a.m.-noon, 1:15-5 p.m and 5:30-8:40 p.m., mall level, Ala Moana Center; $4 ($6 for the 6:55 p.m. ride during the "Santa's Light Parade"). Also, photos with Santa, during mall hours, street level across from Centerstage. 955-9517.
Festival of Trees, a benefit for Queen's Medical Center, Patron Night with entertainment, refreshments and silent auction, 6-8 p.m., second floor, Kewalo and Kaka'ako Rooms, Ward Warehouse; $35. Sales and silent auction continue 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 and concludes 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 2 with auction bids closing at 2 p.m. 547-4397.
"Santa's Light Parade," floats and performers, 7 p.m., mall level, Ala Moana Center; free. 955-9517.
Christmas Ideas Demonstrations, 7-8 p.m., Kailua District Park; free. 247-0421.
MUSIC & DANCE
Charles Hopkins, trombone recital with Eric Schank on piano, 1:30 p.m., Orvis Auditorium, University of Hawai'i-Manoa; free. 956-8742.
Baha'i Youth Workshop presents a program of dance, drama and music with a message of positive social values and spiritual principles, 6:30 p.m., Fountain Courtyard, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; free. 595-3314.
"Donald Byrd/The Group," performance by the New York modern dance company, 7 p.m., Leeward Community College Theatre; $25*. 455-0385.
"This One's For You, Loyal!" tribute concert for the late Loyal Garner, with Melveen Leed, Carole Kai, Nohelani Cypriano and Mel Cabang, portion of the proceeds go to the Loyal Garner Medical Fund, 7:30 p.m., Hawai'i Ballroom, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel; $28, $40 and $50 in advance, $10 more at the door. 922-4422.
Hawaii Chamber Orchestra Society, 7:30 p.m., Church of the Crossroads; $12*. 734-0397, 247-0610.
"The Wash," 7:30 p.m., Manoa Valley Theatre; $25*. (Buffet dinner available 90 minutes before curtain Wednesdays through Saturdays at an additional cost.) 988-6131.
James Joyce's "The Dead," 7:30 p.m., Hawai'i Pacific University Theatre; $14*. 375-1282.
"Ola Ka Lau," 8 p.m., Kumu Kahua Theatre; $15*. 536-4441.
"Master and Margarita," presented by the University of Hawai'i-Manoa Department of Theatre and Dance, 8 p.m., Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, UH-Manoa; $9*. 956-7655.
FAIRS & FESTIVALS
East-West Center Christmas Craft Fair, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., John Burns Hall, Dole Street and East-West Road, University of Hawai'i-Manoa; free admission. 944-7111.
21st Annual Hawaii Cowhorse Championships, herding, reining, cutting and barrel racing, 5 p.m., New Town and Country Stables, Waimanalo; free. 259-9942.
Big Island Steak House, 537-4446, Pai'ea, contemporary Hawaiian, 5:30-9 p.m.
Brew Moon Restaurant & Micro Brewery, 593-0088, Cool Breeze, featuring Sulubika and Chris Planas, jazz and reggae, 8-11 p.m.
Cafe Che Pasta, 524-0004, Dr. Jazz Quartet, 6:30-9 p.m.
Duc's Bistro, 531-6325, Mehana Souza, Hawaiian, 7-9 p.m.
Duke's Waikiki, 922-2268, Mihana, 7 p.m.
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, 599-4877, Joe Rockstar, modern rock, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Hanks Cafe Honolulu, 526-1410, Kani Kaimi and Jimmy Roberts, contemporary Hawaiian jam, 8 p.m.
Hy's Steak House, 922-5555, Audy Kimura, guitar/vocals, 6:30-10:30 p.m.
Jarons on Hamakua, 261-4600, Kahala-Moon, Hawaiian, 8:30 p.m.
Kapono's, 536-2161, 537-9611, Makana, slack-key, 6-8 p.m.
Kincaid's Fish, Chop & Steak House, 591-2005, The Blu Company, 6-9 p.m.
Radisson Waikiki Prince Kuhio, 922-0811, Poolside, Kimo Opiana, Hawaiian, 5-8 p.m.