Downtown Waco arts space Cultivate 7twelve, 712 Austin Ave., holds its grand opening from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday.

Waco artists Mark Kieran and Susan Sistrunk unveil approximately 40 paintings and mixed media works in their exhibit "The Evolution of Consciousness" at Art Forum of Waco, 1826 Morrow Ave., with an opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Baylor Theatre CaBEARet performs to raise money for musical theater scholarships with “Let’s Go To The Movies” at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Baylor's Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center. suggested donation of $20 for adults, $10 for students.

Brazos Theatre makes up humor on the spot with its Ugly Sweater Comedy Improv at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the theater, 7524 Bosque Blvd., Suite Q. $10, $12 and ugly Christmas sweaters are encouraged.