>Morning Pointe, 68 C. Michael Davenport Blvd., will host a Christmas open house and silent auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. All proceeds from a silent auction in conjunction with the event will go to the Alzheimer’s Association. Refreshments will be served.
>Western Hills High School’s Celebration Chorus Concert is 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.
>The Capital City Chorale will bring its Christmas performance, Cobbler and Cream, to the Kentucky History Center, 7 p.m. In addition to the Chorale, the event will include special vocal and brass ensembles. Dessert and conversation will follow the program. The cost is $10/person.
>Kentucky State University Concert Band and Concert Choir’s annual holiday concert is at 4 p.m. in Bradford Hall’s Carl H. Smith Auditorium. Admission is free and open to all. The concert was rescheduled from Sunday.
>Frankfort High School Drama Club’s presentation of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” will be presented an additional time at 7 p.m. in the school’s Karen Kimmel Hatter Theatre, 328 Shelby St. Admission at the door is $6, with students admitted for $3 and senior citizens and preschoolers for $2. This is a makeup performance for the one that was cancelled Friday night because of inclement weather.
>The Lantern at Morning Pointe, 66 C. Michael Davenport Blvd., will host a Festival of Trees from 5:30-7 p.m. A silent auction featuring decorated trees, wreaths and gift baskets will be held with all proceeds going to the Alzheimer’s Association. Refreshments will be served.
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>Bridgeport Christian Church, 175 Evergreen Road, presents “Somebody Build a Manger” at 7 p.m. The program will feature sacred and secular songs of the season. A nursery is provided. For more information visit bridgeportchristian.org.
>The Frankfort School of Ballet will present “The Nutcracker” at 2 and 6:30 p.m. at the Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair St. General admission is $10 and preferred seating is $15. Tickets can be purchased at the box office, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information call 502-226-6443.
>The 114th Audubon Christmas Bird Count will be held in the Frankfort area Saturday. Audubon and other organizations use data collected in this longest-running wildlife census to assess the health of bird populations — and to help guide conservation action. Feeder watchers as well as field observers are invited to participate. For more information contact Peggy Gould at email@example.com.
>VERSAILLES — The Woodford County Woman’s Club will host its 2013 Holiday Homes Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be music and refreshments throughout the day.
This year’s event features three historic homes built between 1790 and 1810, and three modern homes all decorated for the season. The tour proceeds will benefit Coats and Shoes for Woodford County School Children, Woodford County Woman’s Club Scholarship Fund, and other projects supported by the Woodford County Woman’s Club. Tickets can be purchased the day of the tour beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Little House, 247 Lexington St. for $15. For information on purchasing tickets in advance, visit www.woodfordcountywomansclub.org.
>Lessons and Carols, a traditional candlelit service to benefit the Resource Office of Social Ministries (ROSM), will be held 5 p.m. at Church of the Ascension, 311 Washington St. The service will feature traditional scripture readings and music for Advent. The program was cancelled Dec. 8 because of inclement weather.
>Memorial Baptist Church, 130 Holmes St., will present the children’s Christmas musical, “Legacy of Love,” at 6 p.m. Fellowship time will follow.
>Immanuel Baptist Church, 1075 Collins Lane, will present the Christmas cantata, “Appalachian Winter” by Joseph Martin at the 10:30 a.m. service. The event features the Sanctuary Choir.
>The Frankfort Children Singers will present its 11th annual Christmas Concert 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 201 St. Clair St. The repertoire for the concert, which includes classical, folk, and traditional choral music, will be performed by Prelude Singers (second and third graders) and Concert Singers (fourth through eighth). This year the Western Hills Chorale will join FCS for the concert. The concert is free and open to the public.
>“An Afternoon with Santa and His Helpers” is planned for 4:30-6 p.m. in the Paul Blazer Library on the Kentucky State University campus. The event is for children 12 and under and will feature free photos with Santa, story time and the creating of an edible craft. To register, email or call Dantrea Hampton at 502-567-5946 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Dec. 13.
>Keltricity with the Chattering Magpies presents “Yule Ya’ll” 7 p.m. at the Woman’s Club Building, 200 Washington St. Doors open at 6:30. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under and will be sold only at the door. Seating is limited. The program will feature traditional and little-heard carols, ancient dance tunes from the British Isles and elsewhere, and the Chattering Magpies add their mixture of harp, whistle and dulcimer music. For more information call 502-696-6410.