The Irreplaceables from TV’s “Dance Moms” appear and meet fans at the Regency Ballroom. (Courtesy photo)

The Irreplaceables from TV’s “Dance Moms” appear and meet fans at the Regency Ballroom. (Courtesy photo)

Dec. 4-5: Irreplaceables Tour, Walt Disney Family Museum free day, Help Is On the Way, Budd MacKenzie, Deepa Thomas, Knox Fortune

MONDAY, DEC. 4

The Irreplaceables Tour-The Girls From Dance Moms: Kendall, Chloe and Kalani from the reality show perform cutting-edge moves and chat with the audience. [7 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Walt Disney Family Museum free day: In honor of Walt Disney’s birthday, the facility is providing free entry and hosting activities that highlight the entertainment giant’s life, work and legacy. [10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 104 Montgomery St., Presidio of S.F.]

Help Is On the Way: The annual holiday benefit concert (supporting HIV, hunger and youth programs) features performances by the cast of “Aladdin,” Kimberley Locke, Jake Simpson, Shawn Ryan, Kim Nalley, Jason Brock and other cabaret singers. [7:30 p.m., Marines Memorial Theatre, 609 Sutter St., S.F.]

Budd MacKenzie: The humanitarian and author of “Off the Couch: Into the War for Hearts and Minds” speaks about with his work with women, children and the needy in war-torn Afghanistan. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, S.F.]

Community Tree Lighting Celebration: The program includes holiday music, refreshments, lights, the arrival of Santa Claus and a snow zone. [5:30 p.m., Civic Center Plaza, 500 Castro St., Mountain View]

Deepa Thomas: The author of “Deepa’s Secrets,” a cookbook and memoir with simple, slow carb, healing recipes with rich South Asian flavors, speaks on “Nourishing Our Communities and Ourselves.” [8:30 p.m., Kepler’s Books, 10101 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Khizr Khan: The Pakistani American whose son was killed in the Iraq War and who came to fame for criticizing Donald Trump at the 2016 Democratic National Convention speaks about his memoir “An American Family.” [7 p.m. Angelico Hall, Dominican University, 20 Olive Ave., San Rafael]

A Muslim Family’s Chair for the Pope: Local author-illustrator Stefan Salinas exhibits his book for young readers, an account of a family of Bosnian Muslim carpenters who build a splendid chair as a gift to Pope Francis, [10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Children’s Center, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

TUESDAY, DEC. 5

Knox Fortune: Chicago’s Kevin Rhomberg is a producer, singer and songwriter whose “quirky, genre-bending sound” touches on hip-hop, 1960s-style pop and indie rock. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

SF State Wind Ensemble: The group is joined by the Skyline College Concert Band and the Travis Brass Quintet in a free concert including Jeff Tyzik’s “New York Cityscape” and works by Ewazen, Gounod, Marteau, DiLorenzo, Bernstein and Leroy Anderson. [7:30 p.m., Knuth Hall, Creative Arts Building, SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Herb Alpert: The trumpet great and his vocalist wife Lani Hall, who recently released “The Christmas Wish,” open a three-night engagement. [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland]

The Santaland Diaries: TheatreWorks presents the popular show based on David Sedaris’ classic satirical essay about the holidays. [8 p.m., Lohman Theatre, 12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills]

The Second City’s Dysfunctional Holiday Revue: Opening a nearly month-long run, the show by the Chicago comedy troupe “delivers a healthy dose of seasonal satire where neither holiday film classics, family gatherings nor Christmas carols are too sacred.” [8 p.m., Berkeley Repertory Theatre, 2025 Addison St., Berkeley]

Red Til I’m Dead: Sammy Hagar’s “star-studded rock ‘n’ roll birthday party” features performances recorded live from his Cabo Wabo Cantina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. [7:30 p.m., Van Ness 14, 1000 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Blitzen Trapper: The Portland-based experimental country-folk-rock band’s newest album “Wild & Reckless” is based on its staged musical of the same name; country-tinged singer-songwriter Lilly Hiatt is also on the bill. [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

SFFILM Awards Night
: The annual $1,000 per person fundraiser honors Kathryn Bigelow, Kate Winslet, Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani,
[5:30 p.m., Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St., S.F.]
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