From the lovable Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to the magical Frosty the Snowman, many classic childhood Christmas characters, and the songs that made them famous, debuted in the golden age of the television Christmas special, a bygone annual tradition that featured seasonal songs performed on the air by vintage stars like Judy Garland, Bing Crosby and the Osmonds. This week, local stars Mike Greensill, Sandy Riccardi and Kellie Fuller revisit these retro moments with the Cool Yule Christmas Show
, boasting jazzed-up renditions of holiday favorites on Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Blue Note Jazz Club, 1030 Main St., Napa. 7:30pm and 9:30pm. $10–$25. 707.603.1258.