by Kelsey Flores
Get into the holiday spirit with “It’s a Wonderful Life” at the Al Amin Shrine Temple or touring the Christmas-themed Centenniel House.
“It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play”
The Al Amin Shrine Temple’s first dinner theatre show takes attendees back to the 1940s when radio shows were a national sensation. This delightful evening will include plenty of 40s apparel, caroling, an open bar during the performance, a meal during intermission, and dessert following the conclusion of the performance. Friday, 6 p.m., 2001 Suntide Rd, Exit #7, 241-5353, www.alaminshriners.com.
First Friday at the Art Museum of South Texas
The Art Museum of South Texas offers free admission to the public every first Friday of the month. It’s the perfect time to check out their Santa Classics exhibit, which features artist Ed Wheeler’s humorous depictions of Santa in some of art’s greatest masterpieces. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 1902 N Shoreline Blvd., 825-3500, www.artmuseumofsouthtexas.org.
Mundo De Suenos Film Festival
The South Texas Underground Film Festival presents Mundo de Sueños, a celebration of Latino filmmakers, visual artists and musicians. The free all-day festival will include feature films, documentary features, and documentary shorts and will also raise money for college scholarships. Saturday, 5:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Del Mar College East, 698-1085, www.stuftx.org.
Christmas at Centennial House
If you’ve ever wondered what 19th-century homes looked like during Christmas season, here’s your chance to find out. See Corpus Christi’s oldest house clad in old-fashioned Christmas decorations along with a raffle, silent auction, and special choir performance from Kolda Elementary. A $5 per person donation is requested upon admission. Saturday & Sunday, Noon-5 p.m., 411 Upper Broadway, 882-8691.