Art Center of Waco will hold a reception for artist Erika Huddleston and her exhibit “Static/Dynamic Waco Creek” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Mayborn Museum, 1300 S. University Parks Drive.

George Bailey gets a look at his impact on those around him in the Waco Children’s Theater production “It’s a Wonderful Life,” presented at 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, 2801 W. Waco Drive; $5.

Waco singer Beth Ullman and guitarist Chuck Jennings combine for a jazzy house concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday. $20. Call 512-970-2281 for details and location.

Dancers from Joy’s School of Dance present “Christmas Joy” at 2 and 6 p.m. Sunday at the Midway Performing Arts Center, 800 N. Hewitt Drive. $5.

The Youth Chorus of Central Texas brings sounds of the season in its Christmas concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at Austin Avenue United Methodist Church, 1300 Austin Ave.; $5.

Waco comic Michael McBrine hosts a standup comedy show with LaRon Knight, Kristina Romero, Mike Sanchez, Bobb Sixx and Gary Bush at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Truelove Bar, 414 Franklin Ave.

New movies

Opening this week at Waco first-run movie theaters is “Just Getting Started.”