Saturday events in the Charlotte area


The Singing Christmas Tree

7:30 p.m. (also 3 p.m. Sunday). Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $34.07-$50.65. www.carolinavoices.org.

The Carolina Voices Mainstage Choir offers music, song, dance, puppetry and comedy. WFAE’s Mike Collins emcees, with guests including the Grey Seal Puppets and the Eddie Mabry Dancers. A kids-specific show will be performed at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.


Christmas Candlelight Tours

3-9 p.m. Historic Brattonsville, 1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, S.C. $10; $8 for seniors, $5 for ages 4-17. 803-684-2327.

Five candlelit scenarios present the way Christmas was celebrated at Brattonsville Plantation during the Revolutionary War and the Civil War.


The Chuckleheads

6 and 8 p.m. Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. www.planetimprov.com.

The troupe celebrates the holidays with improv games and other comedy involving audience participation. The 6 p.m. show is family-friendly.


Charlotte Chorale

7:30 p.m. McGlohon Theater, Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. $20. www.charlottechoraleinc.org.

The choir sings carols from around the world and selections from Christmas movies and “Messiah.” Audience members get fruitcake.