The Mr. Lucky Syndicate: An exhilarating evening features the horn-powered music of Mr. Lucky’s swing, Latin and ballroom dance styles. The group includes a satisfying mix of classic tunes, plus Sinatra, Stevie Wonder and James Brown songs. 8 p.m. Jan. 7. Schauer Arts Center, 147 N. Rural St., Hartford. 262-670-0560, $20 premium/$17 standard. luckyswings.com 

Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra Debut Concert: The evening features beautiful images of Lake Country, the performance and music release of the Fanfare for Lake Country Theme, and Basket Night. 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8, $12 adults/$6 students. Oconomowoc Arts Center, 641 E. Forest St., Oconomowoc. 262-560-3172, theoac.net

The Whiskey Belles: Enjoy an evening of Country, folk and Americana music with this talented all-female band from Milwaukee. Part of OAC’s Cabaret Cafe. A pre-show chicken fried steak dinner is optional. 7 p.m. Jan. 13 and 14. Show only: $32 adults/$18 students; dinner and show: $43 adults/$25 students.  Oconomowoc Arts Center, 641 E. Forest St., Oconomowoc. 262-560-3172, theoac.net

“You Can’t Take It With You”: Hilarity abounds in this 1937 screwball comedy, by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, which centers on an eccentric family and a dinner party that ends up with mass arrests.  $10-$21. Jan. 19-Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 3 p.m. Saturday Feb. 4, 2 p.m. Sundays. Sunset Playhouse, 800 Elm Grove Road, Elm Grove. 262-782-4430, sunsetplayhouse.com

Waukesha JanBoree: Waukesha’s annual winter festival features indoor and outdoor family activities throughout the city, including ice carving, dog sled races, kid’s crafts, fireworks, a pancake breakfast, toboggan runs and more. Jan. 20-22. janboree.org

ACT’s Annual Sketch Comedy Show: Students create and perform a comedy show in just two weeks. Young performers, ages 9 to 19, collaborate on all aspects of the show. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Jan. 21. Free, but tickets required. Waukesha Civic Theatre, 264 W. Main St., Waukesha. 262-547-0708, waukeshacivictheatre.org

Stand-up Comedy: Laugh with the comedy of Mike Marvell and John Russell.  Marvell looks at his 25 years of marriage and his road to the convalescent home, while Russell is self-deprecating, slightly angry, but always likeable. 8 p.m. Jan. 21. Olympia Resort, Club Indigo, 1350 Royale Mile Road, Oconomowoc. 262-369-4999, olympiaresort.com

Benjamin Goss Bird Club Meeting: Ever want to know more about those birds that you see outside your windows? Learn how much fun you can have identifying them, learning their habitats and starting a hobby of bird watching. 7-9:30 p.m. Jan. 22. Retzer Nature Center, S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukesha. 262-548-7801, waukeshacounty.gov

The Vitrolum Republic: The Milwaukee ensemble recently released its third album. The group has a musical style that blends American roots music with blues, rock and classical genres. 8 p.m. Jan. 27. $30. Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, Mitchell Park, 19805 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. 262-781-9520, Wilson-center.com

John McGivern’s “The Wonder Bread Years”: Baby Boomers will revel in John McGivern’s fresh and funny take on growing up. From sitting at the kids table to riding in the back of the Country Squire station wagon, McGivern’s show is a fast-paced, hilarious production. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, 28. $36, $40 adults/$18, $20 students. Schauer Arts Center, 147 N. Rural St., Hartford. 262-670-0560, schauercenter.org

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