Globe South best bets
Braintree: Dogs, cats, and other pets (and their owners) can have their pictures taken with Santa at the South Shore Plaza during the final special Pet Photo night Tuesday at 5 to 8 p.m. 781-848-1417.
Hingham: “The Bigger Picture: paintings by Lisa Daria Kennedy’’ will feature works of various sizes by Hingham artist Kennedy. Through Jan. 7. South Street Gallery, 149 South St. 781-749-0430, www.southstreetgallery.com.
Norwood: A Holiday Evening With Chris Trapper supports the annual Greater Boston Toys for Tots Campaign. Please bring an unwrapped toy to the show. All toys will be delivered to the Greater Boston Toys for Tots headquarters. Tonight, 8 p.m. Perks Coffeehouse, 685 Washington St. $20. 781-762-5565, www.facebook.com/perkscoffeehouse.
Wellfleet: From London’s Covent Garden Opera House comes an elegant new production of “The Nutcracker,’’ with one of Tchaikovsky’s most enduring scores for the ballet. Generations of audiences have enjoyed this perennial Christmas favorite, a tale of holiday adventure that follows a little girl’s journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers, and an army of mice. Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, Julie Harris Stage, 2357 State Highway Route 6. $24, $15 students. 508-349-9428, www.what.org.
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