You can do a lot of cool things with a can: Kick it, smash it, drink delicious beverages out of it. But have you ever built a canned food structure? That’s what teams of architects, contractors, engineers and designers are invited to do at CANstruction, a nonprofit competition benefitting City Rescue Mission of Oklahoma City. The event is from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Bricktown Chevy Events Center, 425 E. California Ave. Admission is one can of food. Visit canstruction.org.
Think you have brass? You’re wrong. Canadian Brass — the popular quintet that has become a household name over the last 42 years — has brass. See, as The Washington Post calls them, “the men who put brass music on the map” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Armstrong Auditorium, 14400 S. Bryant Ave. in Edmond. Tickets are $20-$45. Call 285-1010 or visit armstrongauditorium.org.
Do you consider yourself a Thor disciple? Then hammer away with the god of thunder in the Ultimate 3D Thor Marvel Marathon. Screenings of Thor, Marvel’s The Avengers and the premiere of Thor: The Dark World in 3-D begin at 3 p.m. Thursday at Harkins Bricktown Cinemas, 150 E. Reno Ave. Tickets are $20. Call 231-4747 or visit harkinstheatres.com/thor.
Slug bug! Oh, sorry. We were just admiring all the classic, vintage and new Volkswagens set to show at the second annual Dub the Plaza car show. The event also commemorates the anniversary of the music video series VDub Sessions, with live performances from Okie favorites Taddy Porter and Tallows. See for yourself from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday in the Plaza District, NW 16th Street between Pennsylvania and Classen avenues. Admission is free. Visit dubtheplaza.com.
It’s never too early to celebrate the holidays, and no better way to celebrate than with Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. See the stage adaptation of the beloved classic film at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday or 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker Ave. Tickets are $20-$70. Call 800-869-1451 or visit celebrityattractions.com.