Powell Baptist Church, at 1577 Old Appling-Harlem Highway, will hold its children's Christmas play, A Baby Shower for Jesus, at 6 p.m. Sunday. For information, call 556-3771.
Sharon Baptist Church's annual Hayride Through the Life of Christ will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 15-18 at the Merchants Association Fair Grounds on Columbia Road. For information, call 541-1532 or 541-2027.
The U.S. Army Signal Corps Band will present a free Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Augusta. Free tickets are available at the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, Fort Gordon Credit Union, Georgia Bank and Trust and the Augusta Chamber of Commerce. Call 791-3113 or visit the band's Web site at www.gordon.army.mil/band.
Brookwood Elementary School will hold its 16th annual performance of The Nutcracker at 9 and 9:45 a.m. today in the school auditorium. Performances are free. Call 855-7596.
Mistletoe State Park in Winfield will celebrate A Pioneer Christmas from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the beach area of the park. The event will feature artisans and vendors in period costume, and demonstrations including soap- and rug-making, spinning and carding wool, basket making, and wood carving, along with storytellers and donkey cart rides for children. Admission for the event is free with a $3 per car park admission pass. For information, call 541-0321.
Harlem's Christmas parade will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday. Vendor spaces are available for Christmas in the Heart of Downtown Harlem from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 556-0401.
Log cabin Christmas
Elijah Clark State Park, in Lincolnton, will hold a re-enactment of Hannah and Elijah Clark's Christmas celebration from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. For information, call (706) 359-3458.
- The Westside Baptist Church choir will present the cantata Christmas at Home at 6 p.m. Sunday. The church is located at 261 Flowing Wells Road, Martinez. For information, call 868-5982.
- The adult choir of Powell Baptist Church will hold their Christmas cantata, The Gift Goes On, at 6 p.m. Dec. 18.
The church is at 1577 Old Appling-Harlem Highway in Harlem. For information, call 556-3771.
- The combined choirs of Sharon Baptist Church and Shiloh United Methodist Church in Winfield will present the Christmas Rhapsody cantata at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Shiloh United Methodist Church, 5970 Cobbham Road (Highway 150).
For information, call the Rev. Dan White at 832-0986.
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