Girlchoir Christmas concert — The Columbus Girlchoir presents a Christmas concert at 3 p.m. at Poindexter Hall on the Mississippi University for Women campus. Free to the public.
“Fairview Family Christmas” — Fairview Baptist Church, 127 Airline Road, Columbus, welcome the community to “A Fairview Family Christmas” at 6:30 p.m. Multiple choirs perform.
Tuesday, Dec. 13
Columbus Sings “Messiah” — This annual Christmas tradition takes place at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Annunciation Catholic Church, Columbus. Tickets are free, but needed to ensure seating. Ticket locations are First United Methodist Church, Party and Paper, the Convention and Visitors Bureau, Tennessee Williams Welcome Center and the Golden Triangle Link.
Thursday, Dec. 15
Tim and Myles Thompson in concert — The Columbus Arts Council presents 2008 International Guitar Fingerstyle Champion Tim Thompson and his son, Myles, on fiddle. High energy country to innovative jazz and classical, plus Christmas music for the season. Show is 7:30 p.m. at the Rosenzweig Arts Center, 501 Main St. Tickets $10 advance, $12 at the door. Get them at columbus-arts.org or call 662-328-2787.
Sunday, Dec. 18
Lessons and Carols — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 318 College St., Columbus, presents “A Service of Nine Lessons and Carols” at 5 p.m. (nursery will be available). The public is welcome.
Saturday, Jan. 7
Mother Goose Gala — As part of the “Year of the Goose,” a Mother Goose Gala at 6:30 p.m. at Trotter Convention Center in Columbus honors Edwina Williams and her embodiment of the storybook character at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library. Tickets are $50 and include cocktail supper, open bar and music by Star & Micey. For more information, contact Anne Freeze at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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