The Lakeside High School Band will hold its annual Christmas concert 7:30 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way. The Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony and Jazz Band will perform.
Greenbrier High School will hold a holiday concert at 7 p.m. Thursday in the school's auditorium. Call 650-6040 for more information.
North Columbia Elementary School pupils will perform a musical Christmas program at 6 p.m. Thursday.
The Lakeside Middle School 8th-grade band and Ladies Ensemble will perform a Christmas concern at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the school. For more information, call 855-6900.
Mosaic United Methodist Church will hold "A Mosaic Christmas Worship Celebration" at 5 p.m. Dec. 21 at the Red Cedar Room of Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans-to-Locks Road, with fellowship at 6 p.m. For more information, call 877-6468.
Harlem Neighborhood Development and the Rotary Club of Columbia County West are sponsoring a Christmas present drive for the Harlem Neighborhood Development Daycare Academy, 280 West Forest St., Harlem. New, unwrapped presents are being sought for delivery by Santa Dec. 19. For more information, call 556-0209.
Pierce Grove Baptist Church will hold its Christmas program at 4 p.m. Dec. 21 at the church, 2734 Mayo Road in Augusta. For more information, call 855-0101.
Selah, a contemporary Christian singing group from Nashville, will perform a Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 18 at First Baptist Church in North Augusta. Ron Jones Augusta Dance Theatre will perform O Holy Night, a ballet choreographed especially for this event. All proceeds support Laban Ministries, a missionary effort in Congo, Africa. For more information, call 278-7379.
The Salvation Army of Augusta is seeking volunteers to help with its annual Christmas distribution program. Volunteers are needed 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 17-19 at the warehouse/distribution center, 1384 Greene St., Augusta. For more information, call 826-7933.
The Paul Knox Middle School Chorus will present its fourth annual dessert tasting and musical, A Winter Fantasy, at 7 p.m. Friday at the school's cafetorium, 1804 Wells Road, North Augusta. For more information, call 442-6300.
Christ's Sanctified Holy Church of Evans will hold a live nativity 7-8:30 p.m. Dec. 17-19 at the church, 136 Belair Road in Evans.
Sharon Baptist Church will present its annual living portrayal of the life of Christ from 7-9:30 p.m. Dec. 18-21 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. Visitors will ride a hay wagon to each live scene. Area church choirs will perform, and free hot chocolate will be available. For more information, call 541-1532 or 556-3034.
Surfin' with Santa
The Family Y will offer Surfin' with Santa, a dive-in movie 7 p.m. Friday at the heated indoor pool of the Wheeler Branch, 3532 Wheeler Road. For information, call 738-6678.
Two Painters and a Potter, a holiday exhibition and sale of artwork by Bea Kuhlke, Elizabeth Moretz-Britt and David Stuart, will be 6-10 p.m. Thursday in the north tower of Enterprise Mill. For more information, call 279-7813.
The Young Artists Repertory Theatre Company, Inc., will present The Homecoming, a Christmas story, Thursday-Saturday in the Goodwin Commons at Augusta Preparatory School. Dinner and dessert will be served at 6:30 p.m., with the performance at 8 p.m. Tickets and reservations are available by calling 210-8915.
Christmas in the Heart of Downtown Harlem will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in conjunction with the Harlem Christmas parade. For more information, call 556-0401.
The Augusta Chorale's annual Christmas concert will be 4 p.m. Saturday at Gilbert-Lambuth Chapel at Paine College. Admission is $15 for adults, $5 for children, and may be purchased at the door or from any Chorale member. For more information, call 733-7809.
Bible Cathedral, 1116 Furys Ferry Road, Evans, will hold a candlelight and communion service at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve.
The Family Y will hold holiday camps for kids and teens and a gymnastics camp Dec. 19-Jan. 2 at the Wheeler Branch, 3532 Wheeler Road, Augusta. For more information, call 738-6678.
The Augusta Museum of History will present the Augusta Collegium Musicum, an a cappella vocal group, in the seventh annual Concert of Holiday Music: Choral Music for Advent and Christmas at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the museum, 560 Reynolds St., Augusta. For more information, call 722-8454.
The youth musical group Creative Impressions will perform Behold the Star at 8 p.m. Dec. 20 at Bell Auditorium. Dinner precedes the show at 6:30 p.m. Individual tickets for dinner and the performance are $50, and may be ordered at 722-3521. Corporate tables also are available.
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