Brookwood Elementary School will perform its annual Christmas concert Friday at 2:15 p.m. The concert features approximately 25 soloists from all grade levels K-5. The audience will also participate in several familiar sing-alongs. Most of the music will be taken from the 1997 Christmas CD recorded by Brookwood pupils. The event is free. For more information, call 855-7596.
Marvin United Methodist Church, 4400 Wheeler Road, will hold its annual Drive-Through Nativity on Friday and Saturday. The event is free, but donations are accepted to help cover the cost of providing animals for use in the production.
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 on Friday. For more information, call 556-0209.
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.
Marvin United Methodist Church, 4400 Wheeler Road, will present its annual Cantata 7 p.m. Dec. 21. Titled the Festival of Lights, the production will feature children, youth and adult choirs.
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.
Morris Museum of Art docent Peggy Ruth Geren shares the traditions of Christmas, New Orleans-style, for the Art at Lunch program at noon Friday 12/19. For information and reservations, call 724-7501.
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. Wednesday-Friday at the warehouse/distribution center, 1384 Greene St., Augusta. For more information, call 826-7933.
Christ's Sanctified Holy Church of Evans will hold a live nativity 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday 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. Thursday-Sunday 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.
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.
Fantasy of Lights
Augusta Golf and Gardens is the official site sponsor of the Easter Seal's Fantasy of Lights, Dec. 17-24. For more information, call 724-4443.
The youth musical group Creative Impressions will perform Behold the Star at 8 p.m. Saturday 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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