Here’s what’s happening this week in the area arts and cultural scene:

  • THE LIVINGSTON PARISH CHILDREN’S CHOIRS WILL PERFORM THEIR 25TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT 7 P.M. FRIDAY, DEC. 4, AT LIVE OAK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 34890 LA. 16, WATSON. TICKETS ARE $5 AND CAN BE PURCHASED BY VISITING lpccsing.org. A free nursery is provided during the concert for children under age 4.
  • THE LSU MUSEUM OF ART STORE’S 14TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY TRUNK SHOW IS SET FOR 11 A.M.-7 P.M. FRIDAY, DEC. 4, AT THE STORE IN THE SHAW CENTER OF THE ARTS, 100 LAFAYETTE ST. THE SHOW WILL INCLUDE LOCAL ART, POTTERY AND JEWELRY. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (225) 389-7210 OR VISIT lsumoa.org/node/470.
  • ROSEDOWN PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE, 12501 LA. 10, ST. FRANCISVILLE, ANNUALLY DECORATES ITS 1835 PLANTATION HOME WITH EARLY-TO-MID-19TH CENTURY CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS. THE DECORATIONS ARE UP AND, FEATURE NATURAL GREENERY, HOLLY AND NUTS ON FIREPLACE MANTELS, CHANDELIERS DECORATED WITH HOLLY AND MISTLETOE, EVERGREEN-DRAPED BANISTERS, AND A TABLETOP CHRISTMAS TREE. THEY WILL BE UP THROUGH DEC. 31. THE SITE ALSO WILL PRESENTS ITS ANNUAL CHRISTMAS AT ROSEDOWN CELEBRATION AND LIVING HISTORY PROGRAM ON SATURDAY, DEC. 12. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL (888) 376-1867 OR (225) 635-3110, OR VISIT LaStateParks.com.
  • TICKETS ARE ON SALE FOR NEW VENTURE THEATRE’S 2015 NEW V AWARDS AT 5 P.M. SUNDAY, DEC. 6, AT THE LYCEUM BALLROOM, 124 N. THIRD ST. FOR TICKETS OR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (225) 588-7576, OR VISIT nvtarts.org.
  • SEVERAL EXHIBITS ARE SHOWING AT THE PAUL AND LULU HILLIARD MUSEUM OF ART, 710 EAST ST. MARY BLVD., LAFAYETTE: “Louisiana’s Music,” runs through Jan. 31; “Art Under the Big Sky” and “Imprinting the West: Manifest Destiny, Real and Imagined,” run through Jan. 2; “Selections from the UL College of the Art Faculty” runs through Dec. 12; and “Portraits from the Flora Levy Lecture Series: Works by George Rodrigue,” runs through Jan. 2. Call (337) 482-2278 or visit museum.louisiana.edu.

— Robin Miller romiller@theadvocate.com