'Messiah,' 'Sing Along with Santa,' and many more holiday events this weekend
The Ann Arbor / Ypsilanti area continues to offer a variety of holiday events this weekend. Here are some highlights:
• Bring the kids to Tiny Tots Winter Wonderland at Leslie Science Center.
• Find unique gifts at the Two Twelve Arts Center Holiday Sale 2012 (continues Saturday and Sunday).
• It's an An Old Fashioned Christmas Extravaganza Show And Sale at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds (continues Saturday and Sunday).
• The Boychoir of Ann Arbor presents: A Boychoir Christmas at the First Presbyterian Church of Ypsilanti. (Also takes place Saturday in Ann Arbor.)
photo by Joshua Kessler
• See the Ann Arbor Ballet Theatre's 28th annual production of the Nutcracker Ballet at Power Center (continues Saturday and Sunday).
• The popular Classical Bells Concert at the Ann Arbor District Library, Downtown (main) Branch returns.
• Make Gingerbread (Graham Cracker) Houses at the Ypsilanti District Library, Superior Twp. branch.
• There will be a Holiday Tasting at Whole Foods Market Cranbrook.
• Take part in the Ann Arbor Community Messiah Sing - 2012 at Temple Beth Emeth/St. Clare's Episcopal Church.
• Enjoy theYpsilanti High School Choir Holiday Caroling while you shop at Whole Foods Market.
• Sing Along with Santa at Bethlehem United Church of Christ.
• There will be Caroling & Cookies at Scio Community Church.
• Check out the Annual Cookie Walk at St. Matthews United Methodist Church.
• See the Erin Zindle & Friends Holiday Show at The Ark.
• Arbor Consort: Strolling Victorian Caroling will visit patients at the University of Michigan Hospitals Complex
• The Free Holiday Classic Film Series 2012 at Michigan Theater presents "Miracle on 34th Street".
• Hear a lecture on Jewish Heroes and Heroines: Hannah Senesh at the Jewish Community Center
• St. Thomas the Apostle Church Choir and Children's Choir will present "A Celebration of Carols" .
• One Voice Gospel Choir presents A Gospel Christmas at the St. Paul United Church of Christ - Saline.
• See a Christmas Quest 2012 at Morris Lawrence Building, WCC.
• Enjoy Christmas the cowboy way with Riders In The Sky at The Ark.
THE REST OF THE WEEK
See Silver Bells: a Christmas Cabaret at the Performance Network Theatre on Monday.
It's A Holiday Concert Tradition with the Ypsilanti Community Choir and the Washtenaw Community Concert Band at Pease Auditorium, EMU on Tuesday