Celebrate the yearly release of the Beaujolais Nouveau wine at Chez Marie Bistro in Boca Raton. Enjoy a $29.90 prix fixe menu of three-courses which will include a sample glass of the wine as well as live entertainment by vocalist musician Thierry Khalfa. Beaujolais Nouveau is a purple-pink wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais region of France, north of Lyon. Bottled only 6-8 weeks after harvest, the wine pairs well with charcuterie (cured ham, dried sausages and pate) and meat in general.
This sketch comedy musical is based entirely on stories written by elementary school students and performed by professional improvisers and musicians. Performances Dec.12-13 and 19-20. 445 Geary St., 415.358.1220, sfcurran.com
Hinkle is an interdisciplinary visual artist, writer and performer whose work explores themes of race and history. This is her first solo show in San Francisco, featuring works in a variety of mediums. Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission St., 415.358.7200, moadsf.org
This exhibition from photographer Ron Levine is the latest of a series on Alcatraz focusing on themes of crime and punishment, incarceration, freedom and social justice. It features 60 larger than-life photographs and narratives from inmates, guards and prison officials. 415.981.7625, alcatrazcruises.com
Winner of the 2014 Tony Award for best musical, this critically acclaimed comedy tells the story of Monty Navarro, who plans to inherit the family fortune by killing off the eight relatives who stand in his way. SHN Golden Gate Theatre, 1 Taylor St., 888.746.1799, shnsf.com
The zoo celebrates the holidays this month with snow flurries, magical holiday lights, family activities and a visit from Santa and three of his reindeer. Sloat Blvd. at the Great Hwy., 415.753.7080, sfzoo. org