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December 6, 2013

This week's best bets

Don't miss these top events. To submit items for the entertainment calendar, contact [friday] at 765-454-8585 or via email at friday@kokomotribune.com. Items must be received by noon every Wednesday to be considered for Friday publication.

1) Laugh the night away

Prepare for a night of laughs. Comedian Tim Meadows performs at Elite Banquet & Conference Center Saturday night. Meadows has been in a variety of movies like "Mean Girls," "Ladies Man" and "Grown Ups." He's also been a longtime cast member on "Saturday Night Live." Doors open at 7 p.m. and show starts at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 at the door. Food and drinks are available. For more information call 765-453-2500 or visit elitebanquet.com.

2) See a show at the depot

Ole Olsen Memorial Theatre presents the zany comedy, “Everybody Loves Opal" tonight, Saturday and Sunday. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. all three nights inside the historic train depot, 154 S. Broadway, Peru; For ticket prices and more information, call 765-472-3680 or visit www.oleolsen.org

3) Check out downtown

First Friday in downtown Kokomo is back again. There will be caroling, hot chocolate, crafts, free massages, magicians and demonstrations of Formula One Racing from 6 to 9 p.m. Also, watch at the Christmas tree downtown is lit for the season. Or wander over to the Seiberling Mansion to see its Christmas display at night for one last time. There will be a visit from Santa and carriage rides available.

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