POV PRESENTS “GREY GARDENS”: 7 p.m. Saturday at Tapps Art Center, 1644 Main St. Often cited as one of the best documentaries of all time, Albert and David Maysles’ cinema verite love letter to Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edie (aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Onassis), is a whimsical romp through the darker side of high society. $5. (803) 988-0013; http://www.tappsartscenter.com
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PERCUSSION PLAYERS RECITAL: 3 p.m. Sunday in the USC School of Music Recital Hall, 813 Assembly St. Free.
>>> HISTORIC COLUMBIA
Santa sighting, signing
SANTA SIGNING AT HISTORIC COLUMBIA: 1-3 p.m. Saturday. Visit the Robert Mills gift shop (1616 Blanding St.) for a one-day 30 percent off sale on all holiday trim decor and gift items. Victorian Santa will sign free coloring pages for the little ones and take photos. Families will be able to buy a Santa key and reindeer treats for the guys who have to work on Christmas Eve. While you enjoy refreshments, you can register for a packed holiday stocking or a wreath to welcome your Yuletide guests. (803) 252-1770; http://www.historiccolumbia.org
>>> ON STAGE
A miser sees the light
“A CHRISTMAS CAROL”: 8 p.m. Saturday on the Thigpen Main Stage at Trustus Theatre, 520 Lady St. Five actors will play numerous roles throughout the performance, while creating a live musical score. Tickets are $22; military and seniors, $20; students, $15. Half-price Student Rush Tickets are available 15 minutes prior to curtain. (803) 254-9732; https://trustus.org/show.php?show_id=74