"A Christmas Carol," 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., Kansas City Repertory Theatre, 4949 Cherry, Kansas City, Mo.
"The Nutcracker," 1 p.m., Midland Theatre, 1228 Main, Kansas City, Mo.
"Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story," 2 p.m., American Heartland Theatre, 2450 Grand, Suite 314, Kansas City, Mo.
Rudimental Style Drum Clinic, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass.
"Thad Christ" screening, featuring The Girl is a Ghost and One Million Tiny Jesuses, 9 p.m., The Record Bar, 1020 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Breakdown, 10 p.m., Jilly's on Broadway, 1744 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
Ben Summers and John Greiner, The Gaslights (above), 10:30 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo.
Sunday Night Jazz at the Taproom, 10 p.m., Eighth Street Tap Room, 801 N.H., 841-6918.
Dirty Boogie, 10 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second St., 856-4330.
PBR Band, 8 p.m., Blayney's, 415 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Highwater Marksman, 9 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second St.
The Spanktones Open Jam,
9 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.
Brody Buster Blues Explosion, 10 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.