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5 Monday

A Christmas Carol at the Rep:  Charles Dickens' classic tale comes to life onstage. Runs through December 24.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 E. Wells St., Milwaukee. $12.50-$55. 414-224-9490. milwaukeerep.com

Make Your Own Gingerbread House: Listen to the story of the gingerbread man and create your own miniature gingerbread house. Bring your family, your imagination and creativity. Registration required.

Atkinson Library, 1960 W. Atkinson Ave., Milwaukee. 4:30 p.m. mpl.org

Martin Luther King Library, 310 W. Locust St., Milwaukee. 5:30 p.m. mpl.org

6 Tuesday

A Christmas Carol at the Rep: See December 5 listing.

Make Your Own Gingerbread House: See December 5 listing for details.

Mill Road Library, 6431 N. 76th St., Milwaukee. 4:00 p.m. mpl.org

Villard Square Library, 5190 N. 35th St., Milwaukee. 6:00 p.m. mpl.org

7 Wednesday

A Christmas Carol at the Rep: See December 5 listing.

Lunch and Learn Program: Books for Gift-giving, the Grown-up Edition: Join us for a round-up of the hottest titles of 2016 that your family and friends will delight in finding under the gift wrap. There’s something for everyone, including the sports nut, cooking fanatic and cozy fiction reader in your life.

Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. 12:15 to 1:00 p.m., Cousins Subs, chips and water are available starting at noon. Registration is required. mpl.org

8 Thursday

A Christmas Carol at the Rep: See December 5 listing.

9 Friday

A Christmas Carol at the Rep: See December 5 listing.

The Comedy of Errors: The First Stage Young Company, the award-winning training program for advanced high school actors, presents this comedy about the most outrageous family reunion ever.

Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut St., Milwaukee. 7 p.m. $14/ticket. 414-267-2931. firststage.org/comedy

Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer: The Musical:  The beloved TV classic, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" soars off the screen and returns to First Stage this holiday season.

Todd Wehr Theater, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. 7 p.m. $12-$37.50. firststage.org

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