Moscow Ballet brings “The Great Russian Nutcracker -- “Waltz of the Flowers” is pictured -- to the Warfield Theatre for one night. (Courtesy Moscow Ballet)

Dec. 19-20: Great Russian Nutcracker, Steve Kerr, San Francisco Girls Chorus, Grace Cathedral’s Brass and Organ Christmas. Schola Cantorum Sing it Yourself Messiah, Kendra McKInley

MONDAY, DEC. 19

The Great Russian Nutcracker: The Moscow Ballet presentation features more than 100 ballerinas and danseurs from the world’s top ballet schools led by master Vladimir Troschenko. [7 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

Steve Kerr: City Arts & Lectures presents the Golden State Warriors coach (and former NBA pro) in an event to benefit the Warriors Community Foundation. [7:30 p.m., Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes St., S.F.]

San Francisco Girls Chorus: Valérie Sainte-Agathe leads 300-voice group in “A Highlands Holiday” with composer-bagpiper Matthew Welch and cellist Joshua Roman. [7:30 p.m., Davies Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Grace Cathedral’s Brass and Organ Christmas: Local brass musicians perform holiday classics with the church’s 7,466-pipe Aeolian-Skinner organ. [7:30 p.m., 1100 California St., S.F.]

Direct Action Radical Change: The group presents a public Troll-A-Thon in conjunction with its Internet-based response to the U.S. Electoral College vote, a project designed to “explore radical online engagement in what is increasingly being called a ‘post-truth’ era.” [5 to 8 p.m., Adobe Books & Art Cooperative 3130 24th St., S.F.]

Sing It Yourself Messiah Pub Crawl: Golden Gate Symphony and Chorus bring their participatory holiday classic to the streets. [8 p.m., Homestead, 2301 Folsom St., S.F.]

Schola Cantorum: The 100-voice choir performs its 50th annual sing-along “Messiah” led by maestro Gregory Wait. [7 p.m., Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View]

Funny You Should Ask: The evening of standup comedy features Jane Harrison, Aviva Siegel, Jesse Hett, Kaseem Bentley and Casey Ley. [8 p.m., Doc’s Lab, 124 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

TUESDAY, DEC. 20

Kendra McKinley: The San Francisco singer-songwriter, who has a “penchant for pop melodies and intricate vocal arrangements” appears in the club’s locally-focused Dolphina Lounge Series, with Emily Afton, who calls her sound “Oakland indie-rock meets an after hours quest for mischief.” [8 p.m., Bimbo’s, 1025 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Winter: On view through Jan. 28, the group exhibit features works by Andrew Fisher, Betty Merken, Jimi Gleason, Lisa Bartleson and Miya Ando, artists whose works address representation of light and “shifts of perception that nature can provide.” [11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Nancy Toomey Fine Art, Minnesota Street Project, 1275 Minnesota St., S.F.]

Yuki Kimura: The installation artist’s mixed-media show “Inhuman Transformation of New Year’s Decoration, Obsolete Conception or 2” borrows from architecture, design, photography, and sculpture “in service of making the immaterial material.” [Noon to 7 p.m., Kent and Vicki Logan Galleries, CCA Wattis Institute, 360 Kansas St., S.F.]

Button Bracelets: The “Made in SF” holiday craft session is hosted by the San Francisco Public Library; call (415) 355-5626 to register. [3:30 p.m., North Beach branch, 850 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Peter and the Wolf: Rita Moreno is the narrator in California Symphony’s performance of the holiday classic, led by Donato Cabrera. [7:30 p.m., Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek]

Meatbodies: The California garage rock band was formed by Chad Ubovich, a bassist with Fuzz and former member of Mikal Cronin’s backing band. [9 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Sean Keane and Friends
: The Los Angeles-based comedian, formerly of San Francisco, presents a standup show with Jules Posner, Kate Willett, Bucky Sinister and host Karinda Dobbins. (8 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Smuin: The troupe’s annual “Christmas Ballet” includes new choreography from choreographer-in-residence Amy Seiwert and dancers Nicole Haskins, Rex Wheeler and Ben Needham-Wood. [8 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 700 Howard St., S.F.]

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