The Christmas Revels. "A Solstice Journey Through Time." 34th annual performance of traditional music, dance, ritual, and folk plays. December 13-15 and 20-22. Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturday at 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM, Sundays at 4:00 PM and 7:30 PM, No performance Dec. 14. Adults, $15-70; discounts for under 25 and groups of 10 or more. First Congregational Church of Oakland 2501 Harrison St. Oakland 94612. (510) 452-9334 www.californiarevels.org
Christmas Revels has a new home at the First Congregational Church of Oakland for its 34th annual Winter Solstice celebration featuring well-loved Bay Area artists performing a series of traditional folk plays, music and dance, including the highly anticipated Horn Dance, a haunting performance of artists weaving in patterns punctuated by clashes between deer dancers with hand-held antlers.