What’s happening this weekend — Christmas Eve services, cookies with elves and a costume contest

John Mazz Live, featuring original music and covers, is playing from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23 on the patio at Dominick’s Restaurant, 1301 Winter Springs Blvd. in Winter Springs. Get more information.

CrossLife Church’s Christmas Eve event includes performances by the church choir, orchestra, Praise Band and kids choir at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 24 at CrossLife Church, 45 W. Broadway Street, Oviedo. The event will conclude with a traditional candlelight element. No tickets are required and childcare is available for children ages 3 and younger. Get more information.

See if you’re on the naughty or nice list at Tree Monkeys’ Cookies & Cocoa with Santa’s Elves event from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 24 at Tree Monkeys, 274 Clearview Road, Chuluota. There will be hot cocoa and cookies and a meeting with Santa’s elves who will check kids off the naughty or nice list. Get more information.

Arcade Monsters’ inaugural Christmas Eve Costume Contest and Gift Exchange event is from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, Dec. 24 at Arcade Monsters, 15 Alafaya Woods Blvd., Oviedo. There will be face painting, a live DJ, a White Elephant gift exchange and a contest for best cosplay or holiday attire. Get more information.

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Oviedo City Church will have Christmas Eve services at 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 24 at Oviedo City Church, 1231 Reformation Drive, Oviedo. Childcare for kids ages 4 and younger will be provided. Get more information.

Trivia Night at Beef ‘O Brady’s is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28 at Beef ‘O Brady’s Oviedo, 1817 E. Broadway Street, Oviedo. More than $100 in prizes are awarded each week. Get more information.

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