What to do this weekend: Dec. 2-4

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

Friday, Dec. 2

MIX at CMA: Next: 5–9 p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Enjoy music, drinks and celebrate the close of the museum’s first century and the holiday season. $8/$10 at the door. CMA members free.

Heinen’s Holiday Wine Show: 5–8 p.m. at Heinen’s downtown. Sample 40 wines for the holidays for a ticket price of $20.

Student Holiday Sale: 6:30–9 p.m. at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Purchase handmade gifts that include gifts in glass, metal, ceramics, photography and other media. On Sunday, Dec. 4, CIA will be a stop on the University Circle Holiday CircleFest, so you can ride a trolley from Wade Oval to CIA (and other University Circle stops) for free. Holiday Sale Hours are:

Friday, Dec. 2: 6:30–9 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3: 10 a.m.–8 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 4: 12:30–6 p.m.

The Hourglass Project:  Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. in Eldred Theater Black Box. Play about a group of elderly people on a remote island who think they have gotten a reset, or a second chance at life. All Players’ Theatre Group shows are free.

Open Projector Project: 8–10 p.m. at Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). Pay what you can ($5 suggested donation). Hosted by comedian Dave Flynt, Open Projector Night (OPN) is an opportunity for experts and novices to gather and review original short films, open mic-style. Uncensored and unscreened, there’s no telling where the night will go (viewer discretion is advised). Send your film to OPN@mocacleveland.org if interested.

UPBeats: Alt Rock Night: 9 p.m.–11 p.m. at The Jolly Scholar. Performances by We Are Scientists and opener Samfox (9 p.m.) at the Jolly. The event is free, and UPBeats stickers will be given out.

Saturday, Dec. 3

Get ‘Noggin & Get Jolly Christmas Warmup Party: 10 p.m.–2 a.m. at The Jolly Scholar. Those who wear the ugliest sweater or something unbelievably cheerful will receive a Christmas tree from “The Scholarly Santa.” There will be eggnog and holiday-themed cocktails for $3. Give “Santa” a phone number and he will make a personal phone call to that number and tell the person who answers what you want for Christmas.

IMPROVment Fireside Show 11–11:59 p.m. at Fribley Fireside Lounge. Free performance by IMPROvment and food.

Sunday, Dec. 4

Winter Lights Lantern Festival: 1–5:30 p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Lantern Procession 5:30 p.m. Music by Eric Seddon’s Hot Club and Elégie, and a performance from Cleveland Inner City Ballet.

University Circle Holiday Concert: 4–5 p.m. at The Church of the Covenant.