Holiday Calendar

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SUNDAY

>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 Sanctuary Choir of Evergreen Baptist Church, 2698 Evergreen Road, will present “Christ Was Born For This” during the 10:45 a.m. service. This musical narrative explores the reason why Christ was born. The program was cancelled Dec. 8 because of inclement weather.

>Highland Christian Church, Versailles Road at Lyons Drive, children’s Christmas play during the 10:45 a.m. service.

>LAWRENCEBURG — The Beta Sigma Phi 17th Annual Christmas Community Tour is 2-4:30 p.m. except for tours of Four Roses Distillery, 1224 Bonds Mill Road, that start on the hour at noon through 4 p.m. Admission is $5 per person; properties can be toured in any order and tickets can be purchased at any stop or in advance by contacting Rita Phillips at 502-839-6607 or 502-418-3011 or email her at kprp@roadrunner.com. Properties on the tour are: Chenoweth Law Office, 114 South Main St.; Cinnamon’s Flowers & Gifts, 201 South Main St.; the T.B. Ripy House and ATTIC Gift Shop, 320 South Main St.; and Four Roses Distillery, 1224 Bonds Mill Rd. The tour was cancelled Dec. 8 because of inclement weather.

>The Frankfort Children Singers will present their 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.

>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.

>South Frankfort Presbyterian Church, Third and Steele streets, is the backdrop for this year’s Christmas Pageant at 6 p.m. This year’s pageant is set at JFK International Airport on Christmas Eve, where stranded and homesick children from all over the world share songs and customs from their respective countries.

>Camp Pleasant Baptist Church, 830 Shadrick Ferry Road, “Christmas at the Camp,” 6 p.m. Christmas in word and song.

>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.

>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 502-696-9410.

 

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>Western Hills High School’s Winter Chorus Concert is 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of the Ascension, 311 Washington St.

>WADDY — The Mountain Empire Athletic League’s seventh annual Christmas Gala and Santa Claus Back Woods Parade is 12:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday at New Life Baptist Church, 2378 Waddy Rd. For complete information call 502-682-8946.

>Capital City Christian Church, Locust Lane, “Behold the Lamb of God: the True Tall Tale of the Coming of Christ,” 6:30 p.m. Friday. A presentation in word and song. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken to support the Avenues for Women crisis pregnancy help center. There will be a free nursery for those four and under.

>Bridgeport Christian Church, 175 Evergreen Road, “Longest Night Service,” 7 p.m. Saturday. A special time for those who find the winter holidays difficult, this is a quiet service of candlelight, meditation, and remembrance.

>Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church, 495 Duckers Road, Midway, presents “What Sweeter Music,” a festival of carols by the church’s choir, orchestra, children’s choir and soloists at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Dec. 22. The program was rescheduled because of inclement weather Dec. 8.

>First Church of God, 1029 Burlington Lane will host a concert featuring David Konstantopoulos (David K) at 6 p.m. Dec. 22. He is a flutist and speaker. There is no admission but an offering for the artist will be taken.

>Buck Run Baptist Church, Georgetown Road, “Behold the Lamb of God: the True Tall Tale of the Coming of Christ,” 6 p.m. Dec. 22. A presentation in word and song. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken to support the Avenues for Women crisis pregnancy help center. There will be a free nursery for those four and under.

Send information for the Holiday Calendar to Philip Case, pcase@state-journal.com or The State Journal, 1216 Wilkinson Boulevard, Frankfort, KY 40601. Please include a contact number or email. If you have questions, call Case at 502-227-4556, ext. 258.

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