12 Fun Things to Do This Weekend, 12/11

’Tis the season to enjoy choir music, water conservation, and tennis
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FILM: Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words
The documentary about the actress was a hit at Cannes this year, showcasing rare home videos, diary entries, and interviews with family members. More information (December 11-17, Nuart Theatre)

SHOPPING: The Great Rock and Roll Flea Market
This weekly event at The Regent stocks unique wares including prints, clothing, “haunted and cursed curiosities,” and more, perfect for that weird friend we all have on our shopping lists. More information (December 13, The Regent Theatre)

CONFAB: International Drone Expo L.A.
Dozens of drone makers gather to debut new aircraft, flaunt fancy cameras, and discuss the legal implications of the now-ubiquitous whirlybirds. More information (December 11-12, Los Angeles Convention Center)

ART: Bergamot Station Arts Center Holiday Open House
Shop for art from more than 30 galleries while rocking out to holiday music and enjoying festive munchies. Daniel Rolnik will be on hand creating portrait paintings. More information (December 12, Bergamot Station Arts Center)

COMEDY: Who Is Debbie Powell
As the affable Cameron Tucker on Modern Family, Eric Stonestreet has earned a bevy of Emmy nominations. Onstage, he keeps the jokes rolling, supported by fellow comedians Dana Powell and Michael Bunin. More information (December 12, iO West Theater)

SHOPPING: Sunset Blvd. Holiday Block Party
Country-influenced shop Midnight Rider will host a block party along with other retailers, including ESQUELETO, Ali Golden, and Eightfold Coffee. (December 12, 1280-1298 Sunset Blvd.)

SPORT: Maria Sharapova & Friends
Heavy hitters of the tennis world take to the courts for a series of matchups curated by the five-time Grand Slam winner. Among the competitors are retired pro Andy Roddick, 20-year-old phenom Madison Keys, and comedian Chelsea Handler. More information (December 12-13, Los Angeles Tennis Center)

EDUCATION: Gardening Classes: Save Your Water!
El Niño may be on its way, but that doesn’t mean L.A.’s water woes will be over any time soon. Learn how to reduce the amount of water you use in your gardening, while keeping your yard looking good. More information (December 13, Natural History Museum) 

SHOPPING: FIGat7th Holiday Odd Market
Finish your Christmas shopping in one fell swoop. Choose from jewelry, art, home goods, and more, all curated by The Odd Market. More information (December 11-12, FIGat7th)

CONFAB: Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk
Arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the U.S. Help raise funds to find a cure at this 4th annual Arthritis Foundation event, which features live entertainment, refreshments, and a visit from Santa Claus. More information (December 13, Alex Theatre)

MUSIC: Rejoice! Brass Tidings
The Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Master Chorale, led by Artistic Director Grant Gershon, will present a program of seasonal classics including John Rutter’s “Gloria” and Daniel Pinkham’s “Christmas Cantata.” More information (December 13, Walt Disney Concert Hall)

SHOPPING: Echo Park Craft Fair
Etsy dreams become holiday realities at this biannual event. Head to the Mack Sennett Studios for a shopping journey that includes jewelry, clothing, ceramics, weavings, fresh flowers, and more. More information (December 12-13, Mack Sennett Studios)

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