Did you know Santa is an accomplished outdoorsman? It’s true; just check out all the Santaapproved activities at Santa’s Adventures on the Oklahoma River. Climb rocks, zip down lines and more beginning at 1 p.m. Friday-Sunday at the Chesapeake Finish Line Tower in the Boathouse District, 725 S. Lincoln Blvd. Call 552-4040 or visit downtownindecember.com.
Seven Grammys are no big deal, right? Not if you’re John Mayer, who has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide. See the accomplished guitarist and pop phenomenon 7 p.m. Saturday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips will open. Tickets are $49.50-$69.50. Call 602-8700 or visit chesapeakearena.com.
Ice skating is fun enough as it is, but skating outside in the midst of beautiful downtown OKC is breathtaking (no really; it’s a workout). Now in its 3rd season, the Devon Ice Rink has become Downtown in December’s premier attraction. See for yourself 7 days a week at Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave. Admission is $10 and includes skate rental. Call 445-7080 or visit downtownindecember.com.
Every time a bell rings, an angel sees It’s a Wonderful Life, a Radio-On-Stage Show, and you should too. Adapted from Frank Capra’s beloved 1946 film, this unique take is set as a live radio show — using costumes and microphones from the period. The production is showing 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and runs through Dec. 21. Tickets are $5-$20. Call 232-6500 or visit carpentersquare.com.
Stillwater native Wade Tower was raised on the best of the bunch — Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Dean Martin — and the Christian performer has captivated crowds in a similar fashion. See Tower in concert 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Santa Fe Presbyterian Church, 1603 N. Santa Fe Ave. in Edmond. Admission is free. Call 341-3300 or visit santafechurch.org.
Oklahoma City has its fair share of traditions, but one of the coolest (literally) is snow tubing in downtown OKC each year. Slide your way down to Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S. Mickey Mantle Drive, noon-8 p.m. Saturday- Sunday. Tickets are $10. Call 218-1000 or visit downtownindecember.com.
Who do you think has the longest running sci-fi television series? Doctor Who, duh. Experience the show’s 50th anniversary with Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor, 7:30 p.m. Monday at Regal Spotlight Stadium 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive in Norman; AMC Quail Springs 24, 2501 W. Memorial Rd.; and Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 N. Martin Luther King Ave. Tickets are $12-$15. Visit fathomevents.com.
Not to be confused with the RED movies (which aren’t good at all), Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre’s RED won six Tony Awards when it was performed on Broadway, so you know it’s good. See the production 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday at the Freede Little Theatre in Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker Ave. Tickets are $8-$35. Call 848-3761 or visit myticketoffice.com.
Home-brewed beers? Check. Signature dishes from some of OKC’s best restaurants? Check. Viva la vida and head to Viva Sabor! II, an event celebrating the culinary diversity of Oklahoma. The party is 6-10 p.m. Friday at Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave. Tickets are $35. Call 616-5031 or visit okchispanicchamber.org.