December 2: The Jazz Hot, Bull Valley Roadhouse, Port Costa.
December 3-4: United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, 7 p.m. and 3 p.m., Vacaville Performing Arts Center, vpat.net.
Saturday: Performance and book signing by Danny Thomas, Empress Lounge, 330 Virginia St., empresstheatre.org.
Saturday: Mad Hatter Parade, 4:30 p.m. Georgia Street downtown.
Sunday: Mojo for Jojo, a benefit for fire-victim musician Joe Russo, with Elvin Bishop, Chris Cain, Rick Estrin, Kid Anderson, Mike Schermer and others, 4-8 p.m., Empress Theater, 330 Virginia St., empresstheatre.org.
Sunday: Mesai’s Merry Toy Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Java Jax, 1700 Sonoma Blvd., Vallejo. Bring in a new, undeformed toy.
December 9: Carly Thomas, Bull Valley Truck Stop, Port Costa.
December 11: Speakeasy at Mr. Ric’s/Empress Lounge, Michael Smolens Trio, Scotch Tasting, 330 Virginia St., Vallejo, empresstheatre.org.
December 12: A Hip Hop Carol, 4 p.m., Empress Theatre, empresstheatre.org.
December 16: Familiar Strangers, Bull Valley Roadhouse, Port Costa.
December 18: A Jazz and Gospel Christmas Performance with Tony Saunders, Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St., empresstheatre.org.
December 23: Patrick Winningham, Bull Valley Truck Stop, Port Costa.
December 31st : Big Bang Beat, Empress Theatre. empresstheatre.org.