Fresh from his TBS talk show, George Lopez returns to his stand-up roots. At 8 p.m. Saturday, he’ll take the stage at WinStar World Casino, 777 Casino Ave. in Thackerville. Nick at Nite reruns of his ABC sitcom have garnered him a young fan base, but this show’s 18-and-up only. So expect dirty jokes. Tickets are $41- $61. Call 800-622-6317 or visit winstarworldcasino.com.
If sleeping overnight at the zoo is on your bucket list, it’s about to get one item shorter. Starting at 7 p.m. Saturday (and ending 9 a.m. the next morning), it’s Zoosnooze at Oklahoma City Zoo, 2101 N.E. 50th. That includes a guided night hike with hot cocoa and popcorn, and breakfast when you wake. Parents must accompany children; ages 4 and up only. Tickets are $10 per adult, $25 per child. Call 425-0218 or visit okczooed.com.
About to celebrate its 40th anniversary, Mountain Smoke presents its new album, Roads Well Traveled, with two shows Sunday at UCO Jazz Lab, 100 E. Fifth in Edmond. The acoustic newgrass band plays at 3 and 7 p.m.; tickets are $20 and $25, respectively, which includes the CD. Call 818-5591 or visit ucojazzlab.com.
Armstrong Auditorium, 14400 S. Bryant in Edmond, has hosted several world-class performers, but never a musical composed in-house. That will change at 3 p.m. Sunday with the premiere of Jeremiah, a production featuring the art of step dancing and a 12-piece orchestra. Admission is free. Call 285-1010 or visit armstrongauditorium.org.
It’s a New Age holiday as Mannheim Steamroller rolls back into town for two holiday music concerts Saturday. Making its 27th Christmas tour, the venerable “18th-century rock band” plays at 5 and 8 p.m. at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker. Tickets are $25-$75. Call 800-869-1451 or visit celebrityattractions.com.
Greg Jacobs, Travis Linville and Susan Herndon join forces to pay tribute to none other than folk legend Woody Guthrie at a tribute concert Friday at Midway Deli, 601 W. Eufaula in Norman. They’ll perform covers of songs made famous by the Oklahoma-born musician, as well as a few originals inspired by him. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the show, which runs from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call 321-7004.
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If Dec. 21 indeed turns out to be the day that wipes humanity away, at least you can go out with culture first. From 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Maya Trading Company presents the 12.21.12: End of the World multimedia art exhibition at Istvan Gallery, 1218 N. Western, featuring hors d’oeuvres and a dance performance. Admission is free. Call 831-2874 or visit istvangallery.com.