Holiday Music

Friday, December 2

Bring in the Season, Westminster Choir College, Luedeke art gallery, Rider University, Lawrenceville, 609-921-2663. www.rider.edu. Music for vocal duet with Danielle Sinclair, soprano and Denise Mihalik, mezzo soprano. Kathy Shanklin on piano. Free. 12:15 p.m.

Holiday Tree Lighting, Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association, Auditorium Park Square, Ocean Grove, 800-590-4064. www.oceangrove.org. The 25-foot spruce tree will be lit. Performers include Ocean Grove Camp Youth Choir, the cast of “Christmas on Silver Pond,” and a traditional Christmas carol sing-along. Free. 6 p.m.

Westminster Bell Choir, Grounds For Sculpture, 126 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, 609-586-0616. www.groundsforsculpture.org. The ensemble performs on the largest range of hand bells in the world. $13. 7 p.m.

Christmas Brass, Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, PA, 215-493-6500. www.crossingvineyards.com. Nassau Brass present seasonal classics. Champagne and dessert follow the concert. Register. $40. 7:30 p.m.

Rutgers Symphony Orchestra, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Nicholas Music Center, 85 George Street, New Brunswick, 732-932-7511. www.masongross.rutgers.edu. Program of music by Barber and Strauss. Kynan Johns conducts. $20. 7:30 p.m.

Holiday Concert, Cantus Novus, Trinity Episcopal Church, New Hope, PA, 215-968-3414. www.cantusnovus.org. $20. 8 p.m.

TCNJ Percussion Ensemble, College of New Jersey, Mildred and Ernest Mayo Concert Hall, Ewing, 609-771-2585. www.tcnj.edu. $15. 8 p.m.

Princeton University Glee Club and Chamber Choir, Princeton University Department of Music, Taplin Auditorium, 609-258-9220. www.princeton.edu/puconcerts. Readings, carols, and seasonal music conducted by Gabriel Crouch. $10. 8 p.m.

Christmas Concert, Riverside Symphonia, Church of St. John, 44 Bridge Street, Lambertville, 609-397-7300. www.riversidesymphonia.org. “Christmas by the River,” a holiday concert joined by Kevin Chen on violin and the New Hope-Solebury High School Chamber Choir. $20 to $55. 8 p.m.

G.F. Handel Messiah, State Theater, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-246-7469. www.StateTheatreNJ.org. New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra and an 80-member chorus. Soloists include Marvis Martin, soprano; Leah Summers, alto; and Keith Spencer, baritone. $35 to $75. 8 p.m.

Saturday, December 3

Holiday Concert, Voices Chorale, Music Together, 225 Pennington-Hopewell Road, Hopewell, 609-924-7801. www.musictogetherprinceton.com. Festive songs and holiday favorites for children of all ages by Sotto Voce Chamber Choir. $10; $25 per family. 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Holiday Music Series, Palmer Square, On the Green, 609-921-2333. www.palmersquare.com. Nassau Brass in concert. Free. Noon to 2 p.m.

Holiday Open House and Greens and Trees Sale, William Trent House, 15 Market Street, Trenton, 609-989-0087. www.trenthouseassociation.org. The Garden Club of Trenton decorated the house for the holidays. The members sell greens (holly, ivy, yew, juniper, winterberry, pine, and boxwood). Carl Nittinger presents colonial era music on a handcrafted single manual harpsichord. $5 donation. Noon to 5 p.m.

Voorhees Choir Candlelight Concert, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Voorhees Chapel, 5 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, 732-932-7511. www.masongross.rutgers.edu. Free. 5 p.m.

A Child’s Christmas in Wales, The Princeton Singers, Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street, Princeton, 866-846-7464. www.princetonsingers.org. Dylan Thomas’s classic Christmas story of misrule and mayhem. Music includes traditional holiday favorites and carols. $25. For ages 12 and up. 6 p.m.

The Roches, New Hope Winery, 6123 Lower York Road, New Hope, PA, 215-794-2331. www.newhopewinery.com. Suzy and Maggie Roche with a holiday twist. $30 to $40. 7 p.m.

David Leonhardt Jazz Group, Bucks County Performing Arts Center, Yardley Community Center, 64 South Main Street, Yardley, PA, 215-493-3010. www.bcpac.org. “A Winter Jazz Holiday Concert” with David Leonhardt on piano, Larry McKenna on saxophone, Matt Parrish on bass, Paul Wells on drums, and Nancy Reed on vocals. $15. 7:30 p.m.

Holiday Concert, Rider University, Gill Chapel, Lawrenceville, 609-258-9220. www.rider.edu/arts. Rider University Chorale conducted by Sun Min Lee. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Winter Jazz Holiday Concert, David Leonhardt Jazz Group

Holiday Concert, Cantus Novus, Newtown Presbyterian Church, Newtown, PA., 215-968-3414. cantusnovus.org. “Rejoice: A Musical Feast for Mary.”$20. 8 p.m.

Holiday Concert, Hopewell Valley Chorus, Unitarian Universalist Church at Washington Crossing, 268 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville, 609-737-3177. “True Light” a concert of sacred and secular songs celebrating winter light. $15. 8 p.m.

Choir Concert, Philomusica Chorale, Our Lady of Peace Church, 277 Washington Place, North Brunswick, 888-744-5668. philomusica.org. $18. 8 p.m.

Christmas Concert, Riverside Symphonia, Church of St. John, 44 Bridge Street, Lambertville, 609-397-7300. riversidesymphonia.org. “Christmas by the River,” a holiday concert joined by Kevin Chen on violin and the New Hope-Solebury High School Chamber Choir. $20 to $55. 8 p.m.

The Beach Boys Christmas, State Theater, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-246-7469. www.StateTheatreNJ.org. The boys are back with their most famous hits as well as holiday favorites. With special guest actor John Stamos. $35 to $75. 8 p.m.

Westminster Concert Bell Choir, Westminster Choir College, Bristol Chapel, 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, 609-921-2663. www.rider.edu. Kathleen Ebling Shaw conducts the concert featuring arrangements of holiday favorites. $25. 8 p.m.

Sunday, December 4

Champagne Holiday Buffet, Princeton Garden Statesmen, Cranbury Inn, 21 South Main Street, Cranbury, 609-799-8218. www.princetongardenstatesmen.com. “A Song in Your Heart,” a champagne brunch buffet and a holiday a cappella show in four-part harmony. Register. $58. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Holiday Music Series, Palmer Square, On the Green, 609-921-2333. www.palmersquare.com. Jersey Harmony Chorus in concert. Free. Noon to 2 p.m.

Princeton Brass Band, Rider University, Yvonne Theater, Lawrenceville, 609-921-2663. www.rider.edu/arts. Holiday concert. Free. 1 p.m.

The Feast of St. Nicholas, The Meadows Foundation, Hageman Farm, 209 South Middlebush Road, Somerset, 732-748-7657. www.themeadowsfoundation.org. Dutch Street organ music, Klompen dancing, Sinterklaas songs, Dutch baked good, story time, and crafts. Sinterklaas arrives at 2 p.m. 1 p.m.

Holiday in Brass, Princeton Brass Band, Yvonne Theater, Rider University, 609-895-5504. www.princetonbrassband.org. Traditional holiday concert. Donations invited. 2 p.m.

Spectrum Concerts, Princeton University, Chapel, 609-258-3654. www.princeton.edu. “Advent Vespers” features music of Bach presented by the Chapel Choir. Penna Rose conducts. Free. 2:30 p.m.

Holidays in the Village, Lawrenceville Main Street, Weeden Park, 609-219-9300. www.LawrencevilleMainStreet.com. Music, crafts fair, refreshments, visit with Santa, and tree lighting. Free. 3 to 5 p.m.

Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra and the Pied Pipers, State Theater, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-246-7469. www.StateTheatreNJ.org. “A Christmas Gift” conducted by Bill Tole features Nancy Knorr on vocals. $32 to $52. 3 p.m.

Westminster Concert Bell Choir, Westminster Choir College, Bristol Chapel, 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, 609-921-2663. www.rider.edu. Kathleen Ebling Shaw conducts the concert featuring arrangements of holiday favorites. $25. Sold out. 3 p.m.

TCNJ Choirs, College of New Jersey, Mildred and Ernest Mayo Concert Hall, Ewing, 609-771-2585. www.tcnj.edu. $15. 4 p.m.

Choir Concert, Philomusica Chorale, Our Lady of Peace Church, 277 Washington Place, North Brunswick, 888-744-5668. www.philomusica.org. “In Excelsis Gloria: A Christmas Concert” describes the nativity through medieval, Renaissance, and 20th century works. $18. 4 p.m.

Holiday Concert, Princeton Girlchoir, Princeton Presbyterian Church, 545 Meadow Road, West Windsor, 609-258-5343. www.princetongirlchoir.org. “A Ceremony of Carols” by Benjamin Britten presented by the Concert Choir, Ensemble, Semi-Tones, and Cantores. Register. 4 p.m.

Holiday Concert, Bravura Philharmonic Orchestra, Princeton Alliance Church, 20 Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro, 609-790-9559. www.bravuraphil.org. “Romance for the Holidays” features Happy Singers and Chinese Musical Voices in “Butterfly Lovers” under the direction of Wennie Nai-Yueh Niu. A community chorus sings excerpts from Handel’s “Messiah.” The program also includes “Romeo and Juliet” by Tchaikovsky and the “Festive Sounds of Hanukkah.” $15. 7 p.m.

Advent Evening Noels, First Presbyterian Church of Titusville, 48 River Drive, Titusville, 609-737-1385. www.titusvillechurch.org. Musical service based on Marty Haugen’s “Holden Evening Prayer.” 7 p.m.

Eric Mintel Quartet, Pennington United Methodist Church, 60 South Main Street, Pennington, 609-737-1374. Sacred and secular Christmas favorites as well as original renditions of works by Vince Guaraldi, known for “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” Senior Choir of Pennington UMC and other area choirs join in. $10 benefits Contact of Mercer County, an organization giving hope to people in crisis. 7 p.m.

Christmas Concert, Caritas Chamber Chorale, Christ Church, 2 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, 732-718-0775. www.caritaschamberchorale.org. “And Have You Come With Us to Dwell,” a program and concert of Christmas carols and ancient Christmas texts. Free will offering benefits the Adorno Fathers’ St. Francis Caracciolo Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa. 8 p.m.

Westminster Kantorei, Westminster Choir College, Bristol Chapel, 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, 609-921-2663. www.rider.edu. “O Magnum Mysterium: Christmas” features music of the season from the 14th to 21st centuries. Andrew Megill conducts. $25. 8 p.m.

Tuesday, December 6

TCNJ Concert Band, College of New Jersey, Music Building, Ewing, 609-771-2585. www.tcnj.edu. $10 to $15. 8 p.m.

Kwanzaa Festival of Family, Community, and Culture, Raritan Valley Community College, Route 28, North Branch, 908-725-3420. www.rvccarts.org. Kofi and Sankofa African Drum and Dance Ensemble, composed of four drummers and three dancers, perform. The festivities include a celebration of the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Free. 6 to 8 p.m.

Wednesday, December 7

Christmas Service, Princeton Theological Seminary, Miller Chapel, 609-497-7760. www.ptsem.edu. “Carols of Many Nations” includes readings, choral anthems, and congregational carols led by the seminary choir, international students, and seminary staff members. Free. 3 p.m. and 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.

Sweet Harmony, Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA, 215-788-7891. www.grundylibrary.org. Women from Bucks County present a cappella folk, swing, blues, doo-wop, African, gospel, jazz, barbershop, classical, and holiday. Register. 7 p.m.

Dave Kos and Friends, State Theater, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-246-7469. www.StateTheatreNJ.org. “A Smooth Jazz Christmas.” $32 to $52. 8 p.m.

Thursday, December 8

Holiday Music Concert, Lawrence Community Concert Band, Lawrence Senior Center, 30 Darrah Lane East, Lawrenceville, 609-896-9355. Concert of Chanukah and Christmas music. Refreshments. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Holiday Jubilee, Crossroads Theater, 7 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-545-8100. www.crossroadstheatrecompany.org. Unification of cultures and communities in the holiday season. Rick Sordelet directs. Through December 18. $40 to $50. 8 p.m.

Rutgers Symphony Band, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Nicholas Music Center, 85 George Street, New Brunswick, 732-932-7511. www.masongross.rutgers.edu. Darryl Bott conducts. Free. 8 p.m.

Friday, December 9

A Cappella Jam and Toy Drive, Palmer Square, On the Green, Princeton, 609-921-2853. www.palmersquare.com. Tigressions, Shere Khan, Roaring 20, Nassoons, Wildcats, Kindred Spirit, Tigerlilies, Katzenjammers, Footnotes, Lux Choir, and Koleinu in concert. Toy donations to benefit YWCA Princeton’s St. Nicholas Project. Hot chocolate and cider by Chez Alice. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Opera New Jersey, Grounds For Sculpture, 126 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, 609-586-0616. www.groundsforsculpture.org. “Holiday Fare” concert. Free with admission to the park. 7 p.m.

Tree of Light Celebration, The Lewis School, 53 Bayard Lane, Princeton, 609-924-8120. www.lewisschool.org. Annual event to benefit the scholarship and program fund features the lighting of the tree, a holiday concert, gourmet foods, and a silent auction. Register online. $35. Warm clothing is recommended. 7 to 8 p.m.

Holiday Jazz with Eric Mintel, Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, PA, 215-493-6500. www.crossingvineyards.com. $45. Reservations required. 7:30 p.m.

Rutgers Symphony Orchestra, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Nicholas Music Center, 85 George Street, New Brunswick, 732-932-7511. www.masongross.rutgers.edu. Holiday Pops concert. $20. 7:30 p.m.

The Grip Weeds, The Record Collector Store, 358 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown, 609-324-0880. www.the-record-collector.com. Holiday concert. $15. 7:30 p.m.

Advent Celebration, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 177 Princeton-Hightstown Road, West Windsor, 609-799-1753. www.popnj.org. Handel’s “Messiah.” Music provided or bring your own score to sing along. Free will offering. 8 p.m.

Brian Stokes Mitchell, State Theater, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-246-7469. StateTheatreNJ.org. “Home for the Holidays” program of classic holiday music and Broadway favorites with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Masterwork Chorus, New Jersey Youth Chorus and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. $20 to $85. 8 p.m.

An Evening of Readings and Carols, Westminster Choir College, Princeton University Chapel, 609-921-2663. www.rider.edu. Holiday music for choir, organ, and brass. Register. $40 to $70. 8 p.m.

Saturday, December 10

Holiday Music Series, Palmer Square, On the Green, 609-921-2333. www.palmersquare.com. Snow, Sleighbells, and Saxophones in concert. Free. Noon to 2 p.m.

Also, Princeton Day School choir groups in concert. Free. 6 to 7 p.m.

Aztec Two-Step Holiday Show, New Hope Winery, 6123 Lower York Road, New Hope, PA, 215-794-2331. www.newhopewinery.com. Folk rock duo mark 40 years together for Rex Fowler and Neal Shulman. $25 to $35. 7 p.m.

Christmas Brass Concert, Salvation Army, Nicholas Music Center, 85 George Street, New Brunswick, 908-851-8304. www.salvationarmynj.org. $20. 7:30 p.m.

Winter Songs V, Capital Singers, St. Mark United Methodist Church,465 Paxson Avenue, 609-620-0160. www.capitalsingers.org. The Capital Singers of Trenton and the Trenton Community Singers will be joined by world-renowned harpist Elaine Christy in a program of seasonal music with Spanish influence. $18; $15 in advance; $12 senior and children under 12 years of age. 8 p.m.

RVCC Chorale, Raritan Valley Community College, Route 28, North Branch, 908-725-3420. www.rvccarts.org. Holiday concert with current and former students and members of the community. Music features German baroque by Schutz, Buxtehude, and Bach. Audience carol sing-along. $10. 8 to 8 p.m.

An Evening of Readings and Carols, Westminster Choir College, Princeton University Chapel, 609-921-2663. www.rider.edu. Holiday music for choir, organ, and brass. Register. $40 to $70. 8 p.m.

Sunday, December 11

Choir Cantata, First Presbyterian Church of Titusville, 48 River Drive, Titusville, 609-737-1385. www.titusvillechurch.org. “Celebrate Emmanuel” by chancel choir and Sunday school students includes morning worship, scripture readings, and familiar carols. 11 a.m.

Holiday Candlelight Open House, Rockingham Historic Site, 84 Laurel Avenue, Kingston, NJ, 609-683-7132. www.rockingham.net. Music by Practitioners of Music, 18th century activities, refreshments, store. Tours every 30 minutes. $5 suggested donation. Advanced registration required. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Holiday Music Series, Palmer Square, On the Green, 609-921-2333. www.palmersquare.com. Holiday Brass in concert. Free. Noon to 2 p.m.

Holiday in Brass, Princeton Brass Band, Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University, 609-895-5504. www.princetonbrassband.org. Holiday concert. $10. 2 p.m.

G.F. Handel, Princeton Pro Musica, War Memorial, Trenton, 609-683-5122. www.princetonpromusica.org. Handel’s “Messiah” with soloists Julianne Baird, Nicholas Tamagna (in his Princeton Pro Musica debut), Scott Murphree, and Elem Ely. $25 to $55. 3 p.m.

Holiday Handbell Concert, Princeton Theological Seminary, Miller Chapel, 609-497-7760. www.ptsem.edu. “Christmas and Holiday Carols” includes the ringing of holiday songs by students, spouses, staff, alumni, and friends. Free. 3 p.m.

Festival of Christmas Music, Bucks County Choral Society, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 301 North Main Street, Doylestown, 215-598-6142. buckschoral.org. Annual festival of Christmas music. $20. 4 p.m.

Rejoice: A Musical Feast for Mary, Cantus Novus, Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane, Princeton, 215-968-3414. www.cantusnovus.org. New artistic director John P. Leonard presents concert. $20. 4 p.m.

Concert, Eastern Wind Symphony, College of New Jersey, Kendall Hall, 609-771-2549. www.easternwindsymphony.org. “Tis the Season.” $10 to $15. 4 p.m.

Advent Evening Noels, First Presbyterian Church of Titusville, 48 River Drive, Titusville, 609-737-1385. www.titusvillechurch.org. Musical service based on Marty Haugen’s “Holden Evening Prayer.” 7 p.m.

Holiday Concert, Kingston Women’s Chorus, Kingston United Methodist Church, 9 Church Street, Kingston, 609-851-9245. “Night of Silence” directed by Heather Robbins features Dotty Westgate on piano. The audience is invited to sing Christmas carols in a sing-along. Refreshments available. Free-will donation. 7 p.m.

Christmas in Carol and Song, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Kirkpatrick Chapel, 81 Somerset Street, New Brunswick, 732-932-7511. www.masongross.rutgers.edu. Patrick Gardner conducts. $20. 8 p.m.

Monday, December 12

Spectrum Concerts, Princeton University, Chapel, 609-258-3654. www.princeton.edu. “Messiah Sing” with organ, strings, and trumpet. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Rutgers Wind Ensemble, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Nicholas Music Center, 85 George Street, New Brunswick, 732-932-7511. www.masongross.rutgers.edu. Kraig Williams conducts. Free. 8 p.m.

The Tallis Scholars, McCarter Theater, Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University, 609-258-2787. www.mccarter.org. “A Program for the Christmas Season” in association with Princeton University Concerts by the rock stars of Renaissance vocal music. Note location. $20 to $54. 8 p.m. See story page 12.

Tuesday, December 13

Rutgers University Choir, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Nicholas Music Center, 85 George Street, New Brunswick, 732-932-7511. www.masongross.rutgers.edu. Shannon Chase conducts. Free. 8 p.m.

Christmas in Carol and Song, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Kirkpatrick Chapel, 81 Somerset Street, New Brunswick, 732-932-7511. www.masongross.rutgers.edu. $20. 8 p.m.

MCCC Choral Concert, Mercer College, Kelsey Theater, West Windsor, 609-570-3735. www.mccc.edu. Winter and holiday concert includes “Ceremony of Carols” and “Deck the Halls.” Free. 8 p.m.

Wednesday,

December 14

Spectrum Concerts, Princeton University, Chapel, 609-258-3654. www.princeton.edu. “Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols” featuring the Chapel Choir and a cappella groups. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Friday, December 16

Club 28, Raritan Valley Community College, Route 28, North Branch, 908-725-3420. www.rvccarts.org. Cabaret-style show features Dave Leonhardt Trio with jazz piano and holiday music. $10 to $30. Noon and 8 p.m.

Jet Weston and the Atomic Ranch Hands, The Record Collector Store, 358 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown, 609-324-0880. www.the-record-collector.com. Holiday concert. $15. 7:30 p.m.

Westminster Community Chorus and Chamber Choir, Westminster Choir College, Bristol Chapel, 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, 609-921-2663. www.rider.edu. “A Festive Christmas” features Daniel Pinkham’s “Christmas Cantata” and Stephen Chatman’s “Christmas Joy.” $15. Devin Mariman conducts. 8 p.m.

Nowell Sing We Clear, Princeton Folk Music Society, Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane, Princeton, 609-799-0944. princetonfolk.org. $25. 8:15 p.m.

Saturday, December 17

Holiday Music Series, Palmer Square, On the Green, 609-921-2333. www.palmersquare.com. Spiced Punch in concert. Free. Noon to 2 p.m.

Holiday Pops!, Princeton Symphony Orchestra, Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University, 609-497-0020. princetonsymphony.org. Holiday favorites and annual sing-along. $38. 4 p.m.

Holiday Concert, Voices Chorale, Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street, Princeton, 609-799-2211. www.voiceschorale.org. “Once in Royal David’s City” featuring holiday favorites from England, Scotland, and Wales spanning several centuries. $25. 4:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Voices of Angels, American Boychoir, Princeton University Chapel, 888-BOYCHOIR. www.americanboychoir.org. Traditional holiday favorites. $15 to $32. 7:30 p.m.

Eileen Ivers’ An Nollaig: An Irish Christmas, Raritan Valley Community College, Route 28, North Branch, 908-725-3420. rvccarts.org. Christmas from Ireland. $25 and $35. 8 p.m.

Westminster Community Chorus and Chamber Choir, Westminster Choir College, Bristol Chapel, 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, 609-921-2663. www.rider.edu. “A Festive Christmas” features Daniel Pinkham’s “Christmas Cantata” and Stephen Chatman’s “Christmas Joy.” $15. Devin Mariman conducts. 8 p.m.

Sunday, December 18

Holiday Music Series, Palmer Square, On the Green, 609-921-2333. www.palmersquare.com. Spiced Punch in concert. Free. Noon to 2 p.m.

Rutgers Children’s Choir, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Nicholas Music Center, 85 George Street, New Brunswick, 732-932-7511. www.masongross.rutgers.edu. Rhonda Hackworth conducts. Free. 2 p.m.

Officium Pastorum, Guild for Early Music, Princeton University Chapel. guildforearlymusic.org. A 13th century Christmas musical drama. $10. 3 p.m.

Winter Wonderland, American Boychoir, Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University, 888-BOYCHOIR. www.americanboychoir.org. Traditional holiday favorites and audience sing-a-long. $20 to $42. Boys in grades 3 to 7 are encouraged to audition after the concert. No preparation or experience needed. 4 p.m.

Choral Reading, Princeton Society of Musical Amateurs, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, 609-587-7123. www.princetonol.com/groups/psma. Bach’s “Christmas Oratorio.” All singers are invited to join. No auditions. Vocal scores provided. Refreshments. $10 for singers. Free for students and on-singing guests. 4 to 7 p.m.

Advent Evening Noels, First Presbyterian Church of Titusville, 48 River Drive, Titusville, 609-737-1385. www.titusvillechurch.org. Musical service based on Marty Haugen’s “Holden Evening Prayer.” 7 p.m.

Monday, December 19

The Bailey Jazz Trio, McCaffrey’s Supermarket, 635 Heacock Road, Yardley, 215-493-9616. Holiday classics, including several selections by Vince Guaraldi that were made popular on “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” Co-presentation with the Bucks County Performing Arts Center. 7:30 p.m.

Kenny Rogers, State Theater, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-246-7469. www.StateTheatreNJ.org. “

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