The √ indicates admission is $5 or less, or free. Full-price admission is listed; * denotes discounts (or free) for students, seniors, military, members, children and/or advance purchases. Call venue for details.
√ 42nd Annual Kane'ohe Christmas Parade, 9 a.m., Kamehameha Highway, from Ha'iku Road to Castle High School; free. 845-4111.
Pictures with Santa Paws, benefit for Hawaiian Humane Society, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Hawaiian Humane Society; repeats Sunday; $20. 946-2187.
√ Wai'anae Coast Christmas Parade and Ho'olaule'a, with the Royal Hawaiian Band, floats, horses, hula dancers, marching bands, 10 a.m., from Wai'anae Boat Harbor down Farrington Highway to Wai'anae Mall; followed by ho'olaule'a, entertainment, crafts and games, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wai'anae Mall; free. 737-4676, ext. 12.
Dreaming of a White Christmas, keiki holiday crafts, photos with Santa, play in "real" snow, musical entertainment, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Salt Lake Shopping Center; free. 735-8822.
√ Christmas Ornament Workshop, create and design three ornaments, 10:30 a.m., Kapolei Public Library; 12 and older; free. Register: 693-7050.
√ Koolauloa Lions Club North Shore Christmas Parade, 11 a.m., from Foodland Pupukea along Kamehameha Highway to Swanzy Beach Park; free.
√ Shine! Holiday Concert Series, with Hapa, 11 a.m.-noon, Kahala Mall; free. 732-7736.
Lunch with Santa, with magician Carlos da Silva II, noon-12:30 p.m., Old Spaghetti Factory, Ward Warehouse; repeats Saturdays-Sundays through Dec. 18; sold out. 591-2513.
√ Sparkle! Holiday Fashion Show, runway view of the latest fashions, noon-1 p.m., Kahala Mall; free. 732-7736.
√ Santa's Workshop, puppet show, holiday crafts and activities, noon2 p.m., Mililani Shopping Center courtyard; free. 234-0404.
√ Honolulu City Lights Opening Night, with food booths and keiki rides, 4 p.m., Skygate; tree lighting ceremony, 6 p.m., Honolulu Hale; also, electric light parade, 6:30 p.m., from 'A'ala Park down King Street to Honolulu Hale; and holiday concert, 7:30 p.m., Skygate; free. 523-4674.
White and Gold, holiday fundraiser for Hawai'i Animal Sanctuary, 6-10 p.m., Above Aikahi; $25. 595-6202.
"A Merry Christmas with Friends and Nabors," with Jim Nabors, Karen Keawehawai'i, Jimmy Borges and others, 7:30 p.m., Hawai'i Theatre; repeats 2 p.m. Sunday; $20-$75*. 528-0506.
The Eagles Farewell I Tour, rock, 8 p.m., Blaisdell Arena; $65-$250. (877) 750-4400.
De La Soul, hip-hop, doors open 9 p.m., Pipeline Cafe; 18 and older; $30*, $50 VIP. 589-1999, 926-3000.
Grace Nikae and Christoph Richter, piano and cello benefit concert for Renaissance Academy, 7:30 p.m, Mamiya Theatre; $30*. 485-2115.
Thomas Meglioranza, baritone, part of Honolulu Chamber Music series, 7:30 p.m., UH-Manoa, Orvis Auditorium, $30*; also, free pre-concert discussion, 6:30 p.m. UH-Manoa Music Building, Room 36. 944-2697.
√ Building Fund Dance, with Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association, 6:30-9:45 p.m., Ala Wai Golf Course ballroom; $5. 222-7851, 848-7789.
√ Contra Dance, Irish jigs and reels with Whiskey Starship, 7:30 p.m., Atherton YMCA, Manoa; $5. 392-8774.
"Be Our Guests," dance concert with 24-VII Danceforce, 8 p.m., Castle High School, Ron Bright Theatre; repeats 4 p.m. Sunday; $12. 235-5141.
√ Salsa Dance, smoke-free event with DJ Rod el Moreno, 9 p.m.midnight, Dream to Dance; $5. 734-0264, 372-5574.
"Aloha Rosie's," musical about the closing of a neighborhood bar, 4 and 8 p.m., Hawai'i Pacific University Theatre, Kane'ohe; $20*. 375-1282.
"Christmas Talk Story 2005," original works about holidays in the Islands, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., Tenney Theatre; $16*. 839-9885.
"Kismet," a day in the life of Hajj the beggar, presented by Army Community Theatre, final performance 7:30 p.m., Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; $15, $20*. 438-4480.
"Aladdin Jr.," musical adaptation of the Disney movie, with a young cast, 8 p.m., Diamond Head Theatre; $12-$42*. 733-0274.
"Flaming Idiots," comedy about two former postal workers turned entrepreneurs, 8 p.m., Manoa Valley Theatre; $25*. 988-6131.
"Little Shop of Horrors," musical about a hungry plant, 8 p.m., Earle Ernst Lab Theatre; $10*. 956-7655.
"On the Spot: Da Pa'ina," improv play about a local family gathering, 8 p.m., The ARTS at Marks Garage; $10*. 521-2903.
√ "Contempt" (1963, French, with English subtitles), 2, 4, 6 and 8 p.m., Movie Museum; $5*. 735-8771.
Honouliuli Preserve Hike, interpretive hike along the Palikea Trail, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., The Nature Conservancy of Hawai'i; 13 and older; $10. Reservations: 587-6220.
√ Kailua Public Library 45th Anniversary Celebration, with Doug Beter and his Rainbow Pigeons, 10:30 a.m., library courtyard; free. 266-9911.
√ Keiki Explorer Club, make sandcast candles and cookie crayons, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Green House; 5 and older; $5 parent/child team or 100 HI5 bottles and cans. Register: 524-8427.
FAIRS & FESTIVALS
√ The Arc in Hawaii Christmas Craft and Bake Sale, decorations and ornaments, jewelry, quilts, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Honolulu Center parking lot; free. 737-7995, ext. 833.
√ Christmas Craft Fair, entertainment and keiki activities, 9 a.m.2 p.m., Mililani Recreation Center Five; free. 623-7300.
√ Season's Best Craft and Gift Fair, with bone marrow drive, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Ali'iolani Elementary School, Kaimuki; free. 683-6064.
√ Country Crafts Fair, plants, baked goods, keiki games, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Kane'ohe Congregational Church; free. 247-2869.
√ Lanikai Christmas Craft Fair, art, jewelry, bedding, photos, ceramics, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Lanikai Park and Community Center, Kailua; free.
√ Nutcracker Sweet, gifts, plants, sweets and spices presented by Friends of Honolulu Botanical Gardens, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Foster Botanical Garden; free. 537-1708.
√ 31st Annual Winter Festival, presented by Pacific Handcrafters Guild, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Thomas Square Park; repeats Sunday; free. 254-6788.
√ McKinley High School Band Boosters Christmas Craft Fair, clothes, jewelry, food, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., school front lawn; free. 594-0441.
√ Christmas Sale, entertainment, pony rides, gifts, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Naturally Hawaiian Gallery, Waimanalo; free. 259-5354.
√ 8th Annual Holiday Festival, presented by Creations of Hawai'i, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Ward Centre, ground level; repeats 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; free. 735-4510, ext. 2.
√ Friends of Roosevelt High School Project Grad Fundraiser, cookbook, bake sale, poinsettia and wooden reindeer planter-box fundraiser, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Roosevelt High School; free admission. www.rhsgrad06.com.
√ St. Andrew's Priory School Holiday Fair, homemade foods, crafts, entertainment, baked goods, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Queen Emma Square; free. 532-2404.
√ Ceramics and Glass Christmas Sale, and art sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., UH-Manoa Art Building, Ceramics Department and Rooms 313 and 314; repeats Sunday; free. 956-8251.
√ A Christmas Fantasy, student Christmas art and craft sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Gallery 'Iolani, Windward Community College; repeats Sunday; free.
√ NEX 7th Annual Holiday Festival, presented by Creations of Hawai'i, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., fronting Navy Exchange Complex, corner of Radford Drive and Bougainville; repeats Sunday; free. 735-4510, ext. 2.
√ Sisters Offering Support Holiday Fair, crafts, gifts, jewelry, bags, books, holiday pet photos, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Unity Church of Hawaii; free. 941-5554.
√ Impressions, Honolulu Printmakers studio sale of unframed prints, 1-5 p.m., Honolulu Printmakers Workshop, Academy Art Center; repeats Sunday; free. 536-5507.
Cropping Sessions, for scrapbookers, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Kalihi-Palama Public Library; $15. Register: 832-3466.
Scrapbooking for Beginners, with Creative Memories consultants, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Kalihi-Palama Public Library; $40. Register: 832-3466.
√ The Diamond Head Story, 2-mile walking tour, 9 a.m.-noon, meet at the Gandhi statue near zoo; free. 948-3299.
Drift Session 2005 Season Finale, with Barry Wong, Steve Oliberos and Shige Hirabayashi, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Hawaii Motorsports Center; $10. www.driftsession.com.
Fashionista's Market: Holiday Edition, designer sample sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Ocean Club; repeats Sunday; $7*. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Growing Culinary Herbs in Pots, growing techniques, 10 a.m.-noon, Green House; $15*. 524-8427.
Making Soap and Alternative Household Cleaners, natural household cleaning formulas, 10 a.m.-noon, Green House; $10*. 524-8427.
√ Vernissage, grand opening of the Academy's suite of galleries for Western art, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Honolulu Academy of Arts; free. 532-8700.
Tiny's Big Brunch Buffet, with Danny Couch, Vaihi, Azure McCall and Na Leo, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Loulen's; free with brunch purchase. 853-2212.
√ Paul Frank Party, celebrating Julius the monkey's 10th birthday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Shasa Emporium, Kahala Mall; free. 735-5122.
√ Urban Pacific, market bazaar sale and designers shows, noon-6 p.m., thirtyninehotel and NextDoor; $5. 599-2552, whoisnextdoor.com.
√ Stroll to Diamond Head Lighthouse, 2-mile walking tour, 1-4 p.m., meet at Gandhi statue in front of Honolulu Zoo; free. 948-3299.
Making Biodiesel Fuel, turn waste vegetable oil into car fuel, 1:30-3:30 p.m., The Green House; $20*. 524-8427.
Aloha Shriners of the Pacific Black-Tie Charity Ball, fundraiser with gala dinner, silent auction and entertainment, 5:30-11 p.m., Renaissance Ilikai Waikiki Hotel; $100. 526-3999, 722-5601.
Pacifica, Midnight Ablaze, Upstanding Youth and Push the Pedal, all-ages show, 6 p.m., Pink Cadillac. 946-6499.
"Grease in my Gravy" CD Release Party, with Night Train, 6-11:30 p.m., Gordon Biersch. 599-4877.
Victoria Vox, 'ukulele, 8:30-10:30 p.m., Hale Noa; also, The Girlas, 10:30 p.m. 735-4292.
Ben, Maila and Albert, contemporary, 8:30-11:30 p.m., Kincaid's. 591-2005.
Atrium, Courtney New, Missing Dave and Tropical Angel Models, all-ages show, 9 p.m., Detox. 526-0200.
Da CocoHedz, tropical rock 'n' roll, 9 p.m., Waianae Rest Camp.
The Ghost Band, reggae, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Kemo'o Farm, Lakeside Lanai; 21 and older. 622-5009.
James Ronstadt and the Dynamic Shuffle Kings, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Kelley O'Neil's. 926-1777.
Primal Tribe, alternative rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Kemo'o Farm, The Pub; 21 and older. 621-1835.
Mama Miche, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., NextDoor; 21 and older. www.whoisnextdoor.com.
Skyline, with DJ Keith Kandell, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Sheraton Waikiki hotel, Hanohano Room; 21 and older. 921-4600.
DJ Keith Kandell, 9 p.m.-4 a.m., Wave Waikiki; 21 and older. 941-0424, ext. 12.
Karaoke Nite, 9:30 p.m., OnStage Drinks and Grinds. 306-7799.
Analog, rock, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Tropics in Kailua; 21 and older. 262-3343.
Rizon, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Sheraton Waikiki hotel, Esprit Lounge; 21 and older. 922-4422.
Eastside Wrecking Crew, 10 p.m., Boardriders Bar and Grill; 21 and older. 261-4600.
Jagermeister Presents! with 8mm Overdose, Augustine, Haole Rot, Malcognitas and Deep Wounded, 10 p.m., Anna Bannana's; 21 and older. 946-5190.
JackFish, classic rock, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Sand Island R&B. 847-5001.
Side Kick, 11 p.m.-3 a.m., Tiares Sports Bar & Grill. 230-8911.
Rupee, midnight, Pipeline Cafe. 589-1999.
DJs Al-X or Byron the Fur, 6 p.m., with Go-Go Boyz at 10 p.m., Hula's Bar & Lei Stand. 923-0669.
Piranha Brothers, rock 'n' roll, 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Bobby G's, International Market Place; also DJ D-Box, 1:30-4 a.m. 926-7066.
Good Times Campaign, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., O Lounge. 944-8436.
Lucky Tiger, with Mr. Nick and DJ Mark, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., thirtyninehotel; 21 and older. 599-2552.
Remedy, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Wonder Lounge at the Wonderland, W Honolulu; 21 and older. 922-3734.
Sinsation Saturdays, with DJ WuChang, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Zen Nightclub, 1217 Hopaka St.; 18 and older.
DJ Cool Cameron, country and classic rock, 9 p.m.-4 a.m., Nashville Waikiki. 926-7911.
House of Isis, with DJs Big John, Billy G, 9 p.m.-4 a.m., Zanzabar Night Club; 21 and older. 924-3939.
Little Chill, '70s, '80s and '90s music, 9 p.m.-4 a.m., Rumours. 955-4811.
Paper Doll Revue Drag Show, 9:30 p.m., Fusion Waikiki; also, Freaks of the SINdustry, midnight. 924-2422.
Southbound, rock 'n' roll, 9:30 p.m., Fox and Hounds. 947-3776.
Electro-Lyfe, with DJs Monkey, Toki and Vince, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Indigo Eurasian Cuisine, Opium Den and Green Room; 21 and older. 521-2900.
NJOY, with Vertical Junkies and Architechs Entertainment, 10 p.m.2 a.m., Chai's Island Bistro; 21 and older. 585-0011.
Noctuary, with DJs MoDBoY and Dat-Mot and Hookah Service, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Pink Cadillac; 18 and older. 946-6499.
Salsa 7, salsa, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, Marc Suite Resorts; 21 and older. 931-6274.
Salsa Sabado en la Noche, with El Conjunto Tropical, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Cafe Che Pasta; 18 and older. 524-0004.
Ultra, '80s nu-wave/electroclash and cheese, 10 p.m.-2:30 a.m., Galaxy Nightclub. www.honoluluclublife.com.
Speakeasy, deep house, progressive and downtempo, 10 p.m.-4 a.m., Living Room, Fisherman's Wharf; 21 and older. 538-3808.
Soul Rebel, roots and culture, dancehall, reggae, 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m., Kai, 1427 Makaloa St.; 21 and older. 944-1555.
Flirt, with DJs Big John, Krazy K, Mr. Goodvybe and LX, 11 p.m.-2 a.m., Blue Tropix; 18 and older. 944-0001.
Las Venus, 11:30 p.m., Venus Nightclub; also, all-male revue, 9 p.m.; 18 and older. 951-8671.
Afterhours, house, trance, techno and hip-hop, 2:30-6 a.m., Galaxy Nightclub. www.honoluluclublife.com.
Eric Lee and Shanelle Sanborn, 7:30-9 a.m., ResortQuest Waikiki Beach Hotel. 922-2511.
Elaine Spencer Duo, 8-10 a.m., Royal Hawaiian hotel, Surf Room. 923-7311.
J.P. Smoketrain, blues with Dennis McClees, 12:30-2 p.m., Nico's at Pier 38. 540-1377.
Chris Dudley, contemporary folk, guitar, harmonica, 3-5 p.m., in front of Naturally Hawaiian Gallery, Waimanalo. 259-5354, 778-9664.
Wayne Takamine, 3-7:30 p.m., Coconut Willy's. 923-9454.
Eric Lee, 3:30-6:30 p.m., Hilton Hawaiian Village, Tropics. 949-4321.
Kapena, 4-6 p.m., Duke's Canoe Club Waikiki. 922-2268.
Buddy and Sammi Fo, 4:15-7:15 p.m., Royal Hawaiian hotel, Mai Tai Bar. 923-7311.
Sam Doval and Alika Souza, 4:308:30 p.m., Shore Bird Restaurant and Beach Bar. 922-2887.
Ray Sowders, 5-6 p.m., Hyatt Regency Waikiki, Elegant Dive. 923-1234.
Hubbard and Coates, 5-8 p.m., Kelley O'Neil's. 926-1777.
Barry Choy, 5-8 p.m., Don Ho's Island Grill. 528-0807.
Pa'ahana or Po'okela, with Kanoe Miller, 5-8:30 p.m., Halekulani, House Without a Key. 923-2311.
The Geezers, classic country, 5-9 p.m., Hanks Cafe Honolulu. 526-1410.
Paul Conrad, piano, 5-10 p.m., Ala Moana Hotel, Mahina Lounge. 955-4811.
Starr Lutu, Lenny Keys and Del Choy, jazz, 5:30-8 p.m., Star of Honolulu. 983-7827.
Hawai'i Loa, with hula, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Sheraton Moana Surfrider, Banyan Veranda. 922-3111.
Stardust, with Jennifer Hera, Tricia Marciel and Brian Robertshaw, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Sheraton Waikiki hotel, Hanohano Room. 922-4422.
Keiki Hula, with Kuhai Halau O Kahalepuna Pa 'Olapa Kahiko, 6-6:30 p.m., Sheraton Waikiki hotel, poolside. 922-4422.
Josiah Mataele, 6-9 p.m., Ocean Resort Hotel, Ocean Seafood & Steak House. 922-3861.
Miles Jackson Trio, jazz, 6-9 p.m., Mariposa. 951-3420.
Black Sand, jazz, 6-10 p.m., Ohana East, Chuck's Cellar. 923-4488.
Timothy Kallen, piano, 6-10 p.m., Bistro at Century Center. 943-6500.
Sam Kapu Band, 6:15-9:30 p.m., Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, poolside. 922-5811.
5 O'Clock Shadow, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Cabanas Pool Bar, Ohana West Hotel. 922-3143.
Augie Rey and the Little Big Band, 6:30-9:30 pm., Elks Club. 923-5722.
Audy Kimura, guitar/vocals, 6:30-10 p.m., Hy's Steak House. 922-5555.
Jeff Peterson, guitar, 6:30-10 p.m., Michel's in the Colony Surf. 923-6552.
Azure McCall, jazz, 6:45-8:45 p.m., Chai's Island Bistro. 585-0011.
Haumea and Weymouth, with Auntie Welina, 7-9 p.m., Hula Grill Waikiki. 923-4852.
Jon Osorio, contemporary Hawaiian, 7-9 p.m., Kona Brewing Co.'s Koko Marina Pub. 394-5662.
Bruce Hamada and Jim Howard, jazz, 7-10 p.m., Pacific Beach Hotel, Neptune's Garden. 921-6112.
Coconut Joe, contemporary, 7-10 p.m., Matters of Taste Cafe. 538-0597.
Hotstuff, music from the '30s through '90s, 7-10 p.m., Club Kekai. 536-6966.
J.P. Smoketrain and Dominic Leonard, blues, 7-10 p.m., Planet Hollywood. 924-7877.
Rubber Soul, Beatles music, 7-10 p.m., Hyatt Regency Waikiki, Elegant Dive. 923-1234.
Sefa Tuai, contemporary, 7-10 p.m., Turtle Bay Resort, Bay Club. 293-6000.
Tito Berinobis, contemporary, 7 p.m.-midnight, Chart House. 941-6660.
Leon Siu Duo, with hula, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Royal Hawaiian hotel, Mai Tai Bar. 923-7311.
Betty Loo Taylor Trio, with Loretta Ables Sayre, 7:30-11 p.m., Kahala Mandarin Oriental Hawaii, Veranda. 739-8760.
Polynesia, 8-11 p.m., Hilton Hawaiian Village, Tapa Bar. 949-4321.
Wasabi, 8-11 p.m., Hilton Hawaiian Village, Shell Bar. 949-4321.
Olomana with Jerry Santos, Haunani Apoliona and Wally Suenaga, Hawaiian, 8 p.m.-midnight, Hilton Hawaiian Village, Paradise Lounge. 949-4321.
Shirley Walker Band, 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Coconut Willy's. 923-9454.
Guy Imoto, 8:30 p.m., Hanks Cafe Honolulu. 526-1410.
Waiola Duo, 8:30-10:30 p.m., Sheraton Moana Surfrider, Banyan Veranda. 922-3111.
Lenny Keyes and Rocky Holmes, piano and saxophone/flute, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Halekulani, Lewers Lounge. 923-2311.
Keith Scott, piano/vocals, comedy and sing-alongs, 9 p.m.-midnight, Da Smoke House. 946-0233.
The Antidote, urban jazz, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Formaggio. 739-7719.
Doolin' Rakes, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., O'Toole's Irish Pub. 536-4138.
Mike Lundy and John Tsukano, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Shore Bird Restaurant and Beach Bar. 922-2887.
Sam Kapu, 9:30-11:30 p.m., Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, lounge. 922-5811.
Fat Jazz Saturdays, modern and groove jazz with Newjass Quartet, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m., Sam Choy's Diamond Head; 21 and older. 732-8645.
Karaoke, 10 p.m., Eastside Grill. 952-6555.
Tennyson Stephens, piano, 10 p.m., Bistro at Century Center. 943-6500.
Haumea Warrington, 10 p.m.-midnight, Duke's Waikiki. 922-2268.
Almost Famous, 10:30 p.m.12:30 a.m., Da Big Kahuna Waikiki, Coral Reef Hotel. 923-0033.
Brendan, 1:30-3:30 a.m., Kelley O'Neil's. 926-1777.