Christmas cantatas and church programs 2018
FirstARTS presents Bel Canto Company
8 p.m. Dec. 6: ‘Joyful Noël!’, a performance by the Triad’s premier professional chorus. $10. First United Methodist Church, 217 S. Church St., 704-636-3121, ext. 104.
S-R Choral Society presents ‘The Sleigh Ride Home’
• 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at First United Church of Christ, 207 W.Horah St
• 2 p.m. Dec. 9: Milford Hills United Methodist Church, 1630 Statesville Blvd.
Details at 704-796-9683 or https://www.facebook.com/Salisbury.Rowan.Choral.Society/
He’s Alive Church: Christmas In The City
KANNAPOLIS — A variety Christmas Show at He’s Alive Church, 1310 N. Cannon Blvd. Music, dance, drama, comedy, interpretive movement, creative arts & media. Pianist Rocky Fretz performing the pre-show experience.
• Dinner Theater shows Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
• Show only: Dec. 7, 8, 9.
Tickets at hesalivechurch.org or 1310 N. Cannon Blvd. or email email@example.com
Drive-through Nativity at Cleveland First Baptist
CLEVELAND — The annual drive-through live Christmas Nativity will be at Cleveland First Baptist Church, Dec. 7 and 8 from 6:30-8 p.m. Free admission, free hot chocolate and cookies.
North Main Baptist: Bethlehem Marketplace
SALISBURY — 4-8 p.m. Dec. 8 and Dec. 9: A Roman centurion will guide you back 2000 years to a place called Bethlehem as you experience prophecy, angelic visitations, the marketplace, a very full inn, and the stable birthplace of Jesus Christ. Handicap accessible.
North Main Baptist Church, 1501 N. Main St., 704-637-2929, www.northmainonline.com
Maranatha Bible Church
“Sing Noel,” a family Christmas Celebration in Story and Song,” on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. 2320 Statesville Blvd, 704-637-1995.
Live Nativity at Mt. Moriah
6-8 pm Dec 9: RAINDATE: Dec 16: Drive by or get out and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Holy Scene. Costumed characters, real animals. 750 Mt. Moriah Church Road, 704-857-5034.
The Piedmont Singing Men
CONCORD — The Piedmont Singing Men will be in concert Sunday Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at Victory Temple, 3101 Cline School Road. Free Christmas concert.
Annual holiday concert at Milford Hills UMC
Annual Holiday concert, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dec. 9 with familiar carols, sacred and secular. Milford Hills UMC, 1630 Statesville Blvd., 704-636-0471.
Christmas Dinner Theater at The Event Center
6 p.m. Dec. 9: Catered dinner at The Event Center, $30. Childcare available. 315 Webb Road, 704-855-1218 mycornerstone.church
14th annual Christmas Traditions with Karl Hales
7 p.m. Dec. 10-11: The stories and music of Christmas. Karl tells the stories, accompanied by Neal Wilkinson and Lauren Stephenson, vocalists, and Susan Trivette on the piano. Admission: A canned food item for Rowan Helping Ministries. At the Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St.
Grace Bible Church: ‘All Is Bright’
ROCKWELL — 7-8:30 p.m Dec. 11: Grace Bible Church, 6725 Hwy 152 E in Rockwell. Details at www.eventbrite.com
Poplar Tent Presbyterian: Come Now to Bethlehem
CONCORD — 7 p.m. Dec. 16
“Come Now to Bethlehem: Lessons and Carols for Christmas”
Poplar Tent Presbyterian Church Choir and members of the Charlotte Orchestra. Refreshments in the fellowship hall after the performance.
6841 Poplar Tent Road, 704-783-1603 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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