HOLIDAY ACTION—One of the funnest companies in town, Action/Adventure Theatre (famous for Fall of the Band), presents their holiday spectacular, A Very Special Action/Adventure Holiday Thing! Expect hilarious comedy from Anthony Lopez and Merc writer/funny guy Alex Falcone, staged readings of scenes from sitcom Christmas specials, music from Cristina Cano, booze, Santa... and booze! WSH
Action/Adventure Theatre, 1050 SE Clinton, Fri & Sat 8 pm, $10-15 sliding scale

BIG-ASS FORMAL—Big-Ass Sandwiches is beloved in Portland for their revolutionary contributions to sandwich artistry: Namely, putting french fries inside a sandwich and adding cheese sauce. Tonight they're celebrating their third anniversary with a winter formal, featuring a Rat Pack tribute band, and comedian friends Ian Karmel, Sean Jordan, and Shane Torres. AH
w/Nicky Croon & the Swinging Richards; Dante's, 350 W Burnside, 9 pm, $10-12