"A Christmas Survival Guide" is a musical filled with comedy, poignancy, and traditional songs of the season. It's a show designed to de-stress and refresh the whole family with holiday cheer. 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays at Shores Performing Arts Theater, 9806 NE 2nd Ave., Miami Shores. Through Jan. 4. $35. Details: (305) 751-0562.
New World School of the Arts Jazz Ensemble performs with trombonist John Fedchock, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church of South Miami, 6565 SW 57th Avenue, Coral Gables (corner of Ponce de Leon and Red Road). Adults $10, Students/Seniors $5. Details: (305) 237-3539.
COLE PORTER MUSICAL
New World School of the Arts presents Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" 7:30 p.m. at Louise O. Gerrits Theater, 25 NE Second St. (eighth floor), downtown Miami. Please call for dates and times of performances. $12 adults, $5 students and seniors. Details: (305) 237-3135.
PIANO AND ORGAN CONCERT
Burmese-American musician A.J. Khaw's concert will feature works from a variety of genres from the 20th century, including organ and piano music by contemporary French and American composers, improvisations on jazz and Latin jazz standards, and some of Mr. Khaw's own compositions. 8 p.m. at Arts at St. John's, 4760 Pine Tree Drive, Miami Beach. $10-$15. Details: (305) 613-2325.
Daniel Mille Trio, French musicians perform tango jazz with a taste of French accordion. 8 p.m. at MDC Wolfson Campus, Building 1. Tickets $10-20. Details: (305) 859-8760.
Sing-along presentation of "Fiddler on the Roof" at 2 p.m., Sunrise Cinemas at the Intracoastal Mall, 3701 NE 163rd St., North Miami as part of the Jewish Film Festival, which runs Dec. 6-14 featuring more than 40 international films focusing on Judaism. A costume contest will be held for children and adults at event. $10 per person. Details: (305) 576-430.
HOLIDAY MUSIC IN THE GARDEN
Enjoy an enchanted evening of seasonal music amidst the beauty of Fairchild Tropical Garden. This year's Holiday Music in the Garden will be directed by the Igor Gruppman, featuring the Miami Virtuosi, an innovative ensemble showcasing world-class masters, renowned South Florida talent, as well as the internationally acclaimed artists of the former Florida Philharmonic. 7 p.m. Hors d'ouvres on the Loggia, 8 p.m. Concert in the Garden House. $250-$350 per person. Details: (305) 667-1651, ext. 3377.
New World School of the Arts Ensemble presents concert by violin virtuoso soloist Elizabeth Woo, 5 p.m. at the Biltmore Hotel. Free. Details: (305) 223-9541 or www.biltmorehotel.com.
CONCERT FOR HOLIDAY SEASON
The music, theater and dance departments at Miami-Dade College's Kendall Campus present a holiday concert featuring the college choir and community chorus. Accompanied by an orchestra, the singers will perform Dietrich Buxtehude's "Magnificat." Program also includes an audience singalong of holiday carols, including songs for Hanukkah and in Spanish. 4 p.m. at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 1142 Coral Way, Coral Gables. $10 adults, $5 children. Details: (305) 237-2282.
Musician Sting kicks off his "Sacred Love" tour at 7:30 p.m. at James L. Knight Center, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. Sting has sold nearly 95 million albums and been awarded 15 Grammy Awards. His hits with the Police and as a solo artist have included "Roxanne" and "If You Love Somebody." Tickets, $48-$88, are on sale. Details: (305) 358-5885.