Gilbert's holiday season kicks off

Hale Centre Theatre, A Christmas Carol
Hale Centre Theatre presents A Christmas Carol for the 17th consecutive season, starting Nov. 29. (Courtesy Hale Centre Theatre)

Hale Centre Theatre presents A Christmas Carol for the 17th consecutive season, starting Nov. 29. (Courtesy Hale Centre Theatre)

As Thanksgiving comes and then gives way to Black Friday, the holiday season starts in Gilbert. Here are some opportunities to greet it.

Nov. 26-Dec. 28

Enjoy art in miniature

Art Intersection presents “Little by Little 2019,” an exhibition revolving around small artwork. The pieces, all 12 inches or smaller in every direction, come from artists across the nation. The show’s juror, Peter Bugg, has selected works of art in all media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, printmaking, metals, wood, digital media and more, that are presented in this intimate format. Free. Art Intersection, 207 N. Gilbert Road, Ste. 201, Gilbert. 480-361-1118.

Nov. 29-Dec 24

Indulge in a Gilbert theater tradition

Hale Centre Theatre celebrates its 17th year of bringing Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” to its stage. The Hale production features the traditional carols, period costumes and memorable holiday characters. Mon.-Sat. Times vary by day throughout the production run. $22-$50. Hale Centre Theatre, 50 W. Page Ave., Gilbert. 480-497-1181.

Dec. 1

Raise money for families in need at Christmastime

The first For Everyone 4K from Mission Community Church is open to everyone who wants to walk, run or push a stroller. Every dollar of the race’s registration fees will be donated directly to the church partners who are helping to provide for families in need this Christmas. The event will include food trucks, bounce houses and community market vendors. $30 (advance), $35 (in person). 8:30 a.m. (registration and packet pickup), 9 a.m. (event rally and live music), 9:45 a.m. (Kids Fun Run), 10:15 a.m. (For Everyone 4K). Mission Community Church, 4450 E. Elliot Road, Gilbert. 480-545-4024.


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