After the presents have been opened and the wrapping and boxes trashed, you can spend Christmas with the “Children of Eden.” The Arkansas Repertory Theatre has scheduled a special holiday performance at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 25. Other showtimes include a 2 p.m. matinee on Thursday, Dec. 23, which will feature live animals from Heifer International on display in the lobby for children to pet. There is no show on Christmas Eve, but along with the Christmas Day show, the Rep will have shows at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 26. After two days off, the cast resumes performances on Wednesday, Dec. 29, with shows at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Performances on Friday, Dec. 31, and Saturday, Jan. 1,also start at 7 p.m. “Children of Eden” closes its run Sunday, Jan. 2 with shows at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 for adults and $17.50 for children. Call 378-0405.