Forest Hill United Methodist, Concord
Concert: The Singing Saints perform annual Christmas cantata, "Festival of Carols." Free; love offering to benefit Salvation Army and Cooperative Christian Ministry. 3 p.m. Nov. 28. 265 Union St. N., Concord. 704-782-1109.
Mount Zion United Methodist, Cornelius
Concert series: Corde Christi performs 7 p.m. Nov. 28. North Mecklenburg Community Chorus 7 p.m. Nov. 30. Free; freewill offering taken. Series continues Dec. 19. 19600 Zion St., Cornelius. www.mtzionumc.net.
Beth Shalom Lake Norman
Hanukkah party: Bounce houses, face painting, music, magician, crafts, food, more. Free. Noon-4 p.m. Dec. 5, St. Alban's Episcopal, 301 Caldwell Lane, Davidson. www.bslkn.org.
North Mecklenburg Community Chorus
Christmas concerts: "Night of Miracles." 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29, Bethel Presbyterian, 19920 Bethel Church Road, Cornelius; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Mount Zion United Methodist, 19600 Zion St., Cornelius; 7:30 p.m. 704-875-1471; www.northmeckcommunitychorus.org.
Harrisburg United Methodist
Concert: Folk theologian Ed Kilbourne performs 4:30 p.m. Dec. 5. Kilbourne to lead worship 8:30 and 11 a.m. Donations appreciated. 4560 N.C. 49 S., Harrisburg. 704-455-2311.
Northcross Church, Cornelius
Book reading: "Imagining Heaven: An Anthology of Personal Visions of Heaven." Reading offers occasion to be with others who appreciate the power of the Christmas season. Free. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Dec. 4. 11020-H Bailey Road, Cornelius. 704-987-8000; www.northcrosschurch.com.
Rocky Mount United Methodist, Mooresville
Pancake breakfast: Free. 7:30-9:30 a.m. Dec. 4.
Concert: Choir to perform "Christmas at Rocky Mount." 4 and 6 p.m. Dec. 5.
Advent Bible study: 7-8:30 p.m. Dec. 2, 9, 16 and 23. 1739 Perth Road, Mooresville. 704-528-5525.
Williamson's Chapel United Methodist, Mooresville
Holiday home tour: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 4 and 1-4 p.m. Dec. 5, The Point. Proceeds support international mission teams. $10 in advance; $15 day of event. 704-664-3680; www.williamsonschapel.org.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Community Nativity festival: Community invited. 6-9 p.m. Dec. 2-3 and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Dec. 4. Free. NativityFestivalRSVP@gmail.com. 7032 McIlwaine Road, Huntersville. www.nativityfestival.wordpress.com.
Davidson College Presbyterian
Sunday school series: "Spirituality and the Arts" with guest performances. Dramatic adaptation of Lee Smith's "Christmas Letters" Barbara Bates Smith, 9:45 a.m. Dec. 5. Series continues Dec. 12. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. www.dcpc.org.
United Love Baptist, Midland
Fitness classes: Certified fitness and personal trainer Angie Buchanan to offer Zumba and Christian Power Yoga classes. $5 per class. School-age children free with each adult. Bring yoga mat, hand weights. Zumba 6:30 p.m. Mondays; yoga 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. 11487 Flowes Store Road, Midland. 704-888-3507.
First Presbyterian, Belmont
Advent Candlelight Lovefeast: Public invited. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5. 102 S. Central Ave., Belmont. Child care available by reservation for ages 3 and younger; call church office by noon Dec. 1. 704-825-3357 ; www.fpc-belmont.org .
Belmont Abbey College
Annual holiday concert: 8 p.m. Dec. 3. Free. 100 Belmont-Mount Holly Road, Belmont. www.belmontabbeycollege.edu