Lebron James Christmas: Akron's LeBron James will once again be doing his thing on Christmas — only this year it will not be in a Cavs uniform. LeBron and his Lakers will take on the Golden State Warriors at 8 p.m. on ESPN.

Holiday escape: The Beachland Ballroom and Tavern, 15711 Waterloo Road in Cleveland is hosting its Latke Party at 7:30 p.m. The concert features Blue Lunch, Omar Colemand and Tom Moore. Tickets are $12 to $15. For more information, call 216-383-1124 or visit beachlandballroom.com.

Movie marathons: Christmas Day delivers some tinsel-inspired movie marathons. "The Christmas Story" marathons that started Chrstmas Eve continue on TBS and TNT. There will be a "Die Hard" marathon on IFC and a "A Christmas Carol" — the  1951 incarnation starring Alastair Sim will be on FXM. Visit christmastvschedule.com/ for a fairly complete listing of holiday offerings.