Fresh from Broadway, song and dance sensation from Disney tells the story of the 1899 New York newspaper boy strike. Led by 17-year-old runaway Jack Kelly, an army of orphan street kids take on the world’s most powerful publishing empire and shuts it down. $20-$45 Springer Opera House, 103 10th St. https://springeroperahouse.gov
A Tuna Christmas-The Next Generation
Putting the fun in DisFUNction is a brilliant new cast of master comedians continuing the legacy of this holiday cult favorite. $17-$37. Springer Theatre, 103 Tenth St. https://springeroperahouse.org
Public Ice Skating
The Columbus Ice Rink has announced the public skating schedule for the upcoming holiday season. Members of the Columbus Figure Skating Academy and the Columbus Hockey Association will have members on the ice to assist newcomers. Free; skate rental $3. 2 p.m.-7 p.m. The regular public skating schedule will resume January 6 with public skating 4-9 p.m. Adult admission is $7, kids 10 and under is $5 with skate rental $3. Visit columbusicerink.org for more information.
Columbus Museum’s Open Studio
The Columbus Museum offers Open Studio sessions to give families the opportunity to explore unique art-making methods and materials. Help turn the Museum into a winter wonderland. Participants will discover a process to create their own snow and will be sent on a gallery scavenger hunt to celebrate the season. Each participant will go home with a bag of the snow he/she created and a recipe to create snow at home. Recommended for ages 3 and up. This program is free and open to families with children of all ages. 10 a.m.-noon. No registration is required. http://www.columbusmuseum.com
Saddle Up Wit Santa
Saddle up with Santa Claus and wrangler elves with a one-hour, guided horseback ride through the winter woodlands at FDR State Park. Bring a picnic lunch for after the ride. $35/person; $5/parking. Must pre-register by calling 706-628-7463. Meet at Roosevelt Stables. 706-663-4858
Join the United Steppers of Columbus having fun dancing and sipping to the smooth hits by DJ Eway at Circa Craft Cocktails. Chicago-style lessons will be given 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. and dancing till 9:30 p.m. The first lesson is free. Couples and single partners welcome. 900 Front Ave.
Visit with Santa
Columbus Park Crossing in the Courtyard next to Barnes and Noble. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Bring your camera.