The following programs, classes and events are offered by the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington, 777 Evening St. The MAC is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Late hours until 9 p.m. are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays. Building admission and parking are free. For more information, visit mcconnellarts. org or call 614-431-0329.

The following programs, classes and events are offered by the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington, 777 Evening St. The MAC is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Late hours until 9 p.m. are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays. Building admission and parking are free. For more information, visit mcconnellarts. org or call 614-431-0329.

* The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, a stage play based on the book by L. Frank Baum (who also wrote The Wonderful Wizard of Oz), will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12; 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13; and 3 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students, children and senior citizens.

* The MAC PopUP store at the Shops at Worthington Place will be open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Jan. 11, for holiday season shopping.

* The MAC will host the Ohio Art League Fall Juried Exhibition through Jan. 4.

* An exhibition of the work of Julie Ricketts titled "Backwards and Forwards" will be on exhibit at the MAC through Jan. 4.

* Coffee House Jams are held at the MAC from 6 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday. Grab a cup of coffee, fire up a laptop or just hang out in the gallery and listen to music. Ohio Fingerstyle Guitar Club plays on the first and third Tuesdays. Matt Ellis and the jazz orchestra "Standard Time" perform on the second Tuesday of every month. Adam Schlenker and his guitar take over on fourth Tuesdays.