Girlchoir concert — The Columbus Girlchoir is in concert at Poindexter Hall on the Mississippi University for Women campus at 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
“First Christmas” — First Baptist Church of Columbus recreates an interactive Bethlehem village with the nativity, angels, Roman soldiers, merchants and a shining star at The Shops at Brickerton, at Military Road and Highway 82, Columbus, from 6-8 p.m. Free to the public.
Live Nativity — East End Baptist Church at 380 Highway 50 W., Columbus, presents a drive-through living Nativity scene from 6-8 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 17
Musical evening — Pianists Julia Mortyakova and Rachel Delk and tenor Zane Lynn present a Columbus Music Study Club recital at 7:30 p.m. in Poindexter Hall on the Mississippi University for Women campus. The program is free to the public. For more information, contact the MUW Department of Music, 662-241-6399.
Thursday and Friday, Dec. 19-20
Dinner Theatre — A dinner theatre production presented by Simeon Weatherby and the Dinner Theatre Staff will be held at Trotter Convention Center at 7 p.m. each night. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25, available through dinnertheatre2013.bigcartel.com or by phone at 601-383-2194. The event is made possible by the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Saturday, Dec. 21
“A Christmas for Columbus” — Christian recording artist David Phelps joins an area-wide mass choir at Rent Auditorium on the Mississippi University for Women campus at 7 p.m., hosted by United Methodist Men of First United Methodist Church. Artist Circle tickets are $30; general admission $20, available at FUMC, First Baptist, Fairview Baptist, First Presbyterian and Pleasant Hill Baptist churches. Proceeds benefit Loaves & Fishes, Last House on the Block and the Good Samaritan Medical Clinic. For information, visit columbusfumc.org or contact Andy Tentoni, 662-352-1844.
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