ART: Fire art sculpture mavens, Flaming Lotus Girls celebrate their ten-year anniversary at Lipstick & Kisses 2010: A Flaming Lotus Girls Extravaganza, featuring a gallery show and a signing of their new 2011-2012 calendar, along with Ambient Mafia and the Space Cowboys on the decks.

7 p.m. to 2 a.m. // SOMArts (934 Brannan St) // free (donations encouraged)

PERFORMANCE: The Noh Space presents the world premiere of Sha Sha Higby's solo performance, In Folds of Gold, which uses exotic sculptural costume interwoven with puppetry, dance, and intricate props to explore "a whimsical journey of life, death, and rebirth through ephemeral images that evoke the passage of time and day, or the shifting of the seasons."

8 p.m. // Noh Space (2848 Mariposa St) // $12-20, all ages

MUSIC: The Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale will perform 18th-century Christmas classic George Frideric Handel’s Messiah, featuring four exciting soloists, soprano Mary Wilson, countertenor Daniel Taylor, tenor John McVeigh, and bass Tyler Duncan.

7:30 p.m. // Herbst Theater (401 Van Ness Ave) // $35-95