Viewing party: It’s A Wonderful Life

Monday, Dec. 5, 7 p.m., FitzGerald’s

The famed holiday classic that refuses to die! This film will be shown every Monday through Dec. 19 on three screens! 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.

Author Discussion & Signing With Betsy Edgerton

Sunday, Dec. 4, 2 – 4 p.m., Centuries & Sleuths

Betsy Edgerton, an associate professor of journalism at Columbia College, is the editor of One Woman’s World, a collection of magazine columns written by Lenora Mattingly Weber, famed for authoring a series of books about young independent girls. 7419 Madison St., Forest Park.

Holiday Art & Craft Fair

Saturday, Dec. 3, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., St. Catherine of Siena-St. Lucy and St, Giles Parish

The name says it all a showcase of several holiday-related items to decorate the abode for the coming month. 1101 Columbian Ave., Oak Park.

Morry Sochat & the Special 20s

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m., FitzGerald’s

This Chicago jump-blues combo appears in Berwyn as part of WDCB’s “Bluesday Tuesday.” $10 in advance, $15 day of show. 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.

Josh Rouse

Thursday, Dec. 1, 8:30 p.m., FitzGerald’s

The famed singer-songwriter will perform at this legendary area venue. $25 – $32, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.

Midwinter’s Tales: Simple Gifts – A Benefit Performance For Oak Park Festival Theatre

Sunday, Dec. 4, 3-5 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church

This celebration of poetry, scenes and songs incorporates a variety of spiritual and secular traditions. Adults, $40; students, $25. 924 Lake St, Oak Park.