The Beat offers a list of the area's holiday shows.

• Columbus Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops, Dec. 2-4 at the Ohio Theatre, $68-$23,

• King Arts Complex "Holiday Jazz Celebration" featuring Mary McClendon, Jeanette Williams and Dolly King, Saturday, Dec. 3, in Nicholson Auditorium, $20/$17,

• Dave Koz & Friends Christmas tour with Jonathan Butler, Rick Braun and Candy Dulfer, Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Palace Theatre, $62.50-$27.50,

• Judy Collins, Monday, Dec. 5, at the Lincoln Theatre, $40,

• Sandi Patty "Yuletide Celebration" tour, Thursday, Dec. 8, at Newark's Midland Theatre, $58.50-$28.50,

• CATCO The Santaland Diaries, Dec. 1-23 at the Riffe Center Studio Three Theatre, $35,