Nauset High chorus performs at Newcomers event

Nauset Newcomers, a social and community service organization for residents of Cape Cod, invites the public to the Wellfleet Cinema on Route 6 at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The meeting will feature a special performance by the Nauset High School Honors Chorus.

Under the direction of Thomas Faris, the chorus is a group of performers and a select vocal music ensemble ranging from freshmen to seniors. The Honors Chorus performs a wide variety of music from Renaissance to Beatles and has been recognized for excellence in national and international music festivals in Atlanta and Montreal. In 2016, the group traveled to Ireland where they toured and performed for a week.

 

Federated Church hosts Christmas concert

There will be a celebration of Christmas in music at 7 p.m. Friday at The Federated Church of Orleans, 162 Main St. “I Wish You Christmas” will feature choral selections, piano and organ, handbells, and a holiday singalong. Also featured will be special Celtic harp and flute pieces by Thom Dutton and Margaret Gerber. Concert selections will be performed again at the 10 a.m. worship service Dec. 16 and for the Wingate Residences in Brewster on Dec. 17. All are welcome to hear the joyful music of the season.

 

Jam-making classes at Green Briar

Jam-making classes continue in the historic Green Briar Jam Kitchen in East Sandwich. Make your own to take home or give as gifts for the holidays. Instruction and materials are provided to make 4 to 6 jars of jam. Holiday berry jam will be made at classes from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Dec. 19, and from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday. 

The fee per workshop is $40 for members of the Thornton W. Burgess Society, $50 for nonmembers. Paid advance registration is required by calling 508-888-6870. Jam classes fill quickly, especially during the holiday season.

 

'Muppet Christmas Carol' at Cotuit Library

Cotuit Library shares the holiday spirit Saturday with a day offilms, starting at 10 a.m. with Brian Henson’s "The Muppet Christmas Carol."

The program is free, but attendees are asked to register at cotuitlibrary.org/events or contact the library at 508-428-8141.

 

Christmas Cantata at Northside United Methodist

A Christmas Cantata is scheduled at the 10 a.m. worship service Dec. 16 at the Northside United Methodist Church, 701 Airline Road, Brewster. The senior choir, under the direction of Jill Brennan, and organist Janet Golden will present Lloyd Larson’s Christmas musical, “Were You There on That Christmas Night?” The public is invited to attend. For further information, call 508-385-8622.

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