‘The Brightest Light’
The Raleigh Symphony Orchestra will play “The Brightest Light,” a holiday concert, 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, at The Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for ages 16 and younger at www.etix.com.
‘A Christmas Story’
Cary Players Community Theatre will present its annual performances of “A Christmas Story” from Thursday, Dec. 5, to Monday, Dec. 9, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Tickets cost $16 for students and seniors, $18 for adults and $15 for groups of 20 or more. For details, go to www.caryplayers.org. Here’s the schedule:
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• 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5
• 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6
• 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7
• 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8
• 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9
The Cary Town Band will host a Carol Sing-A-Long 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at the Cary Senior Center in Bond Park, 120 Maury Odell Place. There will be music to celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Winter Solstice and the New Year.
The Concert Singers of Cary will sing holiday music 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, and 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Karen Hart will join the singers as a soloist, guitarist and percussionist. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and free for students at the door or at the Cary Arts Center box office. Details: www.concertsingers.org.
‘Sounds of the Season’
The Triangle Brass Band will present its holiday concert, “Sounds of the Season,” 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Tickets cost $5 for students, $15 for adults at the door, the Cary Arts Center ticket office at 919-462-2055 or online at www.etix.com. Details: www.trianglebrass.org.
Winter Concert Series
As part of the Winter Concert Series of the Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel, performances will begin 4 p.m. Sundays at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. Season tickets cost $60; tickets to individual performances cost $15 at www.etix.com. Here’s the schedule:
• Dec. 15: Raleigh Boychoir’s Millennium Chorus.
• Jan. 26: David Burgess.
• Feb. 23: Brian Reagin (Carole J. Wright Memorial Concert).
The Triangle Weavers Guild offers its annual weaving class from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 4-Feb. 1. The class costs $150 plus $15 for materials. Bring your own table loom or rent a loom from the guild for a charge. For details, call guild Vice President Janice Kohl at 919-240-4966.
Marvelous Music series
As part of the third Marvelous Music season, performances will begin 7 p.m. at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Tickets are $26 for adults, $24 for seniors and $88 for a pack of four. Here’s the schedule:
• Friday, Jan. 17: Glenn Miller Orchestra.
Saturday, Feb. 15: Emile Pandolfi.
• Friday, March 21: “The Fantasticks,” presented by the Nebraska Theatre Caravan.
• Friday, May 9: Diane Shuur.