Breakfast with Santa
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church will hold its Breakfast with Santa from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday in the church social hall. The event includes breakfast, a photo with Santa and crafts. Admission costs $5 for adults, $2 for children or $15 for families. To make a reservation, call Gail Fitzpatrick at 863-4956, ext. 107.
Toys for tots
The Morris Museum of Art is collecting new, unwrapped toys for children in conjunction with the U.S. Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program. For every toy donated to the museum, participants will receive free admission to the museum. For more information, call 724-7501.
The Augusta Opera's Edward Bradberry Holiday Concert will be performed at 3:30 and 6 p.m. today at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St. in Augusta. The event will feature five international artists, the Augusta Opera Chorus and Orchestra and the Augusta Children's Chorale. Tickets are $25 for general admission. For more information, call 826-4710.
The Interfaith Hospitality Network will sponsor the No Room at the Inn display of more than 300 Nativity scenes today at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 3131 Walton Way. Nativity hours are noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 per person and $15 for families. For more information, visit www.covenantaugusta.org or call 860-0832.
The Guild of Sacred Heart Cultural Center will present the 17th annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the center, located at 1301 Greene St. in Augusta. Admission is $15. For tickets or more information, call 826-4700.
Brookwood Elementary School will perform its 15th annual production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker at 7 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. and 9:40 a.m. Wednesday. For more information, call 855-7596.
Fort tree lighting
Fort Gordon will hold its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday in Freedom Park on Rice Road. The ceremony includes a concert of holiday music by the U.S. Army Signal Corps Band, a visit from Santa Claus and refreshments after the ceremony. Admission is free. For more information, call 791-9536.
The city of Harlem's second annual Christmas in the Heart of Downtown Harlem begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at BG's Deli with Breakfast with Santa. A craft show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the city's Christmas parade begins at 2 p.m. For more information, call 556-0401.
The Magic Shack at 3850 Washington Road will hold a holiday drop-in from 2-4 p.m. Saturday. Festivities will include refreshments, a visit from Santa Claus and from Harvey, the magical rabbit. Admission is free. Call 855 5454.
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