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Pitts Baptist Church
BarlowGirl and Christmas Child: Christian recording artists Rebecca, Alyssa and Lauren Barlow, known as BarlowGirl, bring their "An Acoustic Winter's Night" tour to Pitts Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Sunday. The church is at 140 Pitts School Rd. NW, Concord, and BarlowGirl performs along with Reilly. General admission is $12. Tickets and details: bit.ly/Barlowtickets. BarlowGirl is asking concert attendees to participate in Operation Christmas Child. Earlier this year, BarlowGirl traveled to Belize to deliver Operation Christmas Child shoe box gifts to children. For shoebox packing instructions and information, visit www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.
Temple Or Olam
Hanukkah Party: 3-6 p.m. Dec. 5 at McGill Baptist, 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. www.or-olam.org .
North Mecklenburg Community Chorus
Christmas Concert: "Night of Miracles." 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at North Kannapolis Baptist, 312 Locust St., Kannapolis. 704-875-1471 ; www.northmeckcommunitychorus.org .
Harrisburg United Methodist
Concert: Folk theologian Ed Kilbourne performs at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 5. Kilbourne will also lead worship at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Donations appreciated. 4560 N.C. 49 S., Harrisburg. 704-455-2311 .
Walk Through Bethlehem
Interactive drama: Travel back in time to register for the census, walk the streets of the market and then follow the star and shepherds in search of the newborn Messiah. The Walk is a gift to the community from a group of Christian churches that have different traditions, including: Central United Methodist, First Presbyterian, St. Therese Catholic, St. Luke's Orthodox, Beulah Heights Wesleyan and the Wesleyan and Nazarene congregations of Camp Wesley. The seventh annual Walk Thru Bethlehem is one weekend 6-9 p.m. Dec. 3; 2-9 p.m. Dec. 4; 2-6 p.m. Dec. 5. More than 200 actors are expected along with 3000 visitors this year. Camp Wesley will host The Walk at their central location, 3090 Deal Road, Mooresville (extension of Linwood Road) between Mooresville and Kannapolis. For more information call 704-763-4700. www.walkthrubethlehem.org.
Calvary Lutheran, Concord
Concert: The Choral Academy presents "The Christmas Choral Festival." 11 a.m. Dec. 11. 950 Bradley St., Concord. 704-786-7447 (CQ).
Cornerstone Presbyterian, Concord
Christmas Cantata: 4 p.m. Dec. 19. 401 Pitts School Road S.W., Concord. 704-782-6824; www.cornerstonepcusa.org
Crossroads United Methodist Church
The Carolina Christmas Spectacular: Crossroads United Methodist Church brings its show to Concord Dec. 3-4 and Dec. 10-12. Tickets are $25 for dinner theater performances and $10 for adults and $5 for children for the "show only" performance Dec. 12. Purchase tickets online at www.thespectacular.org or at the box office Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Crossroads Church, 220 George W. Liles Pkway., Concord. Doors open at 6 p.m., show beings at 6:30 p.m. Details: 704-707-1154. www.xroadschurch.us