What's Happening: Drive-thru nativity, Santa visits and more

This weekend in Roseville
By: Staff report
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You want frankincense with that?

Go through a drive-thru other than In-N-Out this weekend. The 14th annual Drive-Thru Nativity at Seventh-day Adventist Church offers a chance to see nativity scenes while staying warm in the car. The family-friendly event features live animals and actors portraying the story of Jesus’ birth.

What: 14th annual Drive-Thru Nativity

When: 7-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Dec. 14 and 15

Where: Seventh-day Adventist Church, 914 Cirby Way in Roseville

Cost: Free

Info: (916) 786-8350 or

What a glorious feeling

Stand Out Talent presents the musical comedy “Singin’ in the Rain,” which opens Friday. Grab your umbrella for this story of how the movie industry transitioned from silent pictures to “talkies.”

What: “Singin’ in the Rain”

When: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 16

Where: Tower Theatre, 417 Vernon St., Roseville

Cost: $12 general, $10 seniors, $5 students

Info: Tickets at (916) 837-7469 or

You better watch out ...

Roseville Coalition of Neighborhood Associations will host Santa in the Park Saturday and Sunday. The big fat man with the long white beard will hitch a ride on the Roseville Fire Department truck at 3:30 p.m. each day. Enjoy cookies, punch, music, carolers and crafts — and don’t forget to bring a donation for the Placer Food Bank.

What: Santa in the Park

When/where: 3-6 p.m. Saturday at Roseville Sports Center, 1545 Pleasant Grove Blvd. Roseville; and 3-6 p.m. Sunday at Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville.

Cost: Free