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Music: Classical, Religious, & Cabaret
The traditional program of scripture readings interspersed with sacred carols, anthems, and hymns. Performed by the church's chancel choir, brass quartet, and organist. Also, a 30-minute instrumental prelude precedes each program.
5 & 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1432 Washtenaw. Free. 662-4466. [map]
The church presents the Christmas story through a program of alternating scriptural readings and choral and congregational singing adapted from the famous Christmas Eve service at King's College, Cambridge (England). Children welcome; child care provided for infants and toddlers.
7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 512 E. Huron. Free. 663-9376. [map]
St. Andrew's music director Deborah Friauff directs the church choir, bell choir, soloists, and other musicians in Britten's exuberant and musically variegated A Ceremony of Carols in candlelight.
10:30 p.m., St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 306 N. Division. Free. 663-0518.
This polished local opera company presents a 1940s-style radio show, with singing and comedy. Cabaret seating includes food and drink.
4 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1500 Scio Church Rd. $10 (cabaret seating, $25) in advance at arboropera.com. 332-9063. [map]