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The Wizard of Oz
What: The San Francisco Symphony accompanies the classic film.
Why: There’s no place like trombone.
When: Dec. 21 & 22. Fri., 7 p.m.; Sat., 2 p.m.
Where: Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., at Grove St. (415-864-6000).
San Francisco Public Library Holiday Train
What: Give your imagination a ride on this interactive electric toy train exhibit.
Why: It’s making tracks.
When: Thru Jan. 11.
Where: Fisher Children’s Center, San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St., at Grove St. (415-557-4554).
The Hard Nut
What: Barbie dolls and go-go boots spice up Cal Performances’s interpretation of the traditional Nutcracker ballet.
Why: You’ll crack up.
When: Thru Dec. 23. Schedule and tickets online.
Where: Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley (510-642-9988).