From left, Jackson Davis, Rotimi Agbabiaka and Søren Oliver appear in “Word for Word’s Holiday High Jinx” onstage at Z Below. (Courtesy Julie Schuchard)

Nov. 29-30: Word for Word’s Holiday High Jinx, Roman Holiday, Sunlight, Auto Show, John Waters Christmas

SUNDAY, NOV. 29

Word for Word’s Holiday High Jinx: Subtitled “Bums, Broads and Broadway,” the show includes (cleverly acted out word-for-word) stories by famed New York chroniclers Damon Runyon, Joseph Mitchell and E.B. White. [3 p.m., Z Below, 470 Florida St., S.F.]

Roman Holiday: Turner Classic Movies and Paramount Pictures bring the 1953 American romantic-comedy classic with Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn to the big screen, with a specially-produced introduction. [2 and 7 p.m., AMC Van Ness, 1000 Van Ness Ave., S.F.; and Century San Francisco Centre, 835 Market St., S.F.]

Sunlight: Dragon Theatre stages the charged political and family drama by Sharr White that centers on challenges facing a liberal university president, his lawyer daughter and the dean of the law school, who is also his son-in-law. [2 p.m., 2120 Broadway, Redwood City]

55th International Auto Show: It’s the last day to check out 2016 model cars, SUVs, trucks and vans presented by 38 of the world’s major manufacturers. [10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Moscone Convention Center, 747 Howard St., S.F.]

Tis the Season for Science: The California Academy of Sciences’ special holiday programming includes the Reindeer Rendezvous and noon and 2 p.m. performances by Magical Strings West, a group of talented young violinists. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

A John Waters Christmas: The filmmaker and raconteur’s acclaimed one-man show puts the “X” in Xmas. [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

SF Etsy Holiday Emporium: Some 200 artisans and small-batch food vendors sell their work; shoppers should bring their own bag. [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pier 35, The Embarcadero, S.F.]

The Velveteen Rabbit: For the 29th year, ODC/Dance presents its adaptation of the children’s book. A milk-and-cookies party, which requires a separate $12 ticket, follows the show. [2 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater, 700 Howard St., S.F.]

MONDAY, NOV. 30

Dana Velden: The author of “Finding Yourself in the Kitchen: Kitchen Meditations and Inspired Recipes from a Mindful Cook” discusses her lovely book. [7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

Light in the Grove: World AIDS Day is being observed at a ceremony with musical performances, stories from survivors. a toast and 10 acres of illumination to honor those who losts their lives and celebrate the spirit of light and life. [6 to 9 p.m., AIDS Memorial Grove, Bowling Green and Nancy Pelosi drives, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Alternative Cyber Monday: The free program explores the global supply chain and the Bay Area’s role in it as a technology hub. [7 p.m., Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley]

The Winter’s Tale: Kenneth Branagh’s London stage production of the Shakespeare play — captured live from the Garrick Theatre and starring Branagh and Dame Judi Dench — screens. [7:30 p.m., Century San Francisco Centre, 835 Market St., S.F.]

Motown on Monday: The weekly dance party features resident DJs spinning originals, exclusive remixes and close relatives of favorite Motown tunes. [6 p.m., Madrone Art Bar, 500 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Political Roundtable: Scholars and reporters Carson Bruno, Carla Marinucci and James Taylor address the 2016 U.S. presidential race in the Commonwealth Club talk. [6:30 p.m., 555 Post St., S.F.]

Ada Calhoun: The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based writer speaks about her new book “St. Marks is Dead: The Many Lives of America’s Hippest Street.” [7 p.m., Green Apple Books, 506 Clement St., S.F.]

Dave Eggers, Tucker Nichols: The writer and artist present two new books about California: “This Bridge Will Not Be Gray,” an an all-ages picture book illustrated by Nichols, and “Recollections Of A Busy Life,” a reissue of Eggers’s great-great grandfather’s autobiography about coming west from Missouri and founding Hollister, Calif. [6 p.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

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