Nov. 27-28: International Auto Show, Equus, Christopher Tignor, Peninsula Youth Ballet, Pacific Ballet Academy, Frances McDormand, Elizabeth Strout


International Auto Show: It’s the final day of the annual display of hundreds of 2017 model cars, SUVs, trucks and vans presented by the world’s major manufacturers. [10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Moscone Convention Center, 747 Howard St., S.F.]

Equus: Theatre Rhino stages a three-week run of Peter Shaffer’s 1975 Tony Award-winning drama about psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological religious fascination with horses. [2 and 7 p.m., Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson St., S.F.]

Christopher Tignor: The Brooklyn-based composer appears in a hybrid violin and electronic performance, part of the closing night party for fellow Brooklynite Christian Joy’s “Bok Joy,” an exhibition of fabric work. [6 to 9 p.m., Heron Arts, 7 Heron St., S.F.]

Breakfast at Tiffany’s: Director Blake Edwards’ timeless film starring Audrey Hepburn hits theaters as part of TCM’s Big Screen Classics series. [2 and 7 p.m., Century 20, 1901 Junipero Serra Blvd., Daly City]

Peninsula Youth Ballet: Ayako Takahashi directs the troupe in its annual “Nutcracker,” featuring Veronica Yang, Amanda Wang and Anna Zheng as Clara and Alyssa-Marie Muna, 14, as the Snow Queen; separate $10 tickets are available for post-performance tea parties. [2 p.m., San Mateo Performing Arts Center, 600 N. Delaware St., San Mateo]

Pacific Ballet Academy: Under the direction of Marion and Rima Chaeff, PBA dancers perform the school’s 26th annual “Nutcracker.” [4 p.m., Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View]

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some): Coastal Repertory Theatre puts on the ”madcap, fast-paced romp” in which comedic actors put on a show that includes all the season’s icons and carols. [2 p.m., 1167 Main St., Half Moon Bay]

A Christmas Carol: American Conservatory Theater is offering preview performances of its popular holiday classic, now its 40th year, featuring James Carpenter as Ebenezer Scrooge. [1 p.m., 415 Geary St., S.F.]


Frances McDormand, Elizabeth Strout: The actress and Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer (for “Olive Kitteridge”) appear in conversation with Steven Winn, presented by City Arts & Lectures. [7:30 p.m., Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes St., S.F.]

Vancouver Sleep Clinic: The indie act from Australia is fronted by fronted by 21-year-old singer, songwriter and producer Tim Bettinson. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Flores: It’s opening night at the new Mexican restaurant headed by Adriano Paganini, Luis Flores and executive chef Alejandro “Alex” Morgan. [5 to 11 p.m., 2030 Union St., S.F.]

Ceramics Guild Holiday Sale: Student-crafted ceramic art for the holidays, including bowls, cups, planters, vases, tea kettles and decorative pieces are available for purchase at the annual San Francisco State University event. [2 p.m. and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Fine Arts Building, Room 192, 1756 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Post-election Decompression: The Commonwealth Club’s INFORUM program and Brigade, a network for voters, host an event for those who want to exchange ideas and opinions about the future of the country. [6 p.m., 524 Third St., S.F.; free, registration required at]

Sleeping with Sirens: The rock band, notable for distinctive tenor vocals by frontman Kellin Quinn, headlines a show with special guests State Champs, Tonight Alive and Waterpark. [7 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

Robert Greenfield: The author speaks about “Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III,” his definitive biography of the Grateful Dead sound engineer and designer of the band’s famous logo. [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Mark Coleman: The founder of the Mindfulness Institute discusses his book “Make Peace with Your Mind.” [7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Visa Blvd., Corte Madera]

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