What do the holidays sound like? This weekend offers several chances to find out with a variety of Christmas concerts.
Santa and Elvis also will make appearances around the region. Hard to believe Christmas is a week away.
What are you up to this weekend?
What: Brian Ganz and the Borowsky Family Perform Brahms and Dohnanyi
When/Where: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 Dubois Rd., Annapolis.
Why go: Enjoy the classical sounds of Christmas by performers who have taken the stage at Carnegie Hall, New York City Opera and Kennedy Center. You'll be having fun while benefitting the programs and ministry of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis.
What: Annapolis Chorale performs selections from "Messiah."
When/Where: St Anne's Episcopal Church, 199 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis.
Why go: Prepare for Christmas with an uplifting performance in the candlelit historic church.
Cost: $37, $17 for youth chorus member, and $12 for seniors.
What: Breakfast with Santa at CAT South
When/Where: 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at CAT South, 201 Central Ave., Edgewater.
Why go: The students and staff at CAT South invite children to have breakfast with Santa Claus. They will have reindeer games, crafts and face painting, plus a professional portrait with Santa will be available.
Cost: $7 per child
What: Holiday Concert at the Village at Waugh Chapel
When/Where: 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Village at Waugh Chapel, 1326 Main Chapel Way, Gambrills.
Why go: Enjoy the music of local music legend Dr. Phillip Butts and the Sunset Band, who will perform classic and contemporary jazz and R&B. The Piney Orchard Chorale will perform holiday songs.
What: Elvis Bleue Christmas at La Fontaine Bleue
When/Where: 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at La Fontaine Bleue
Why go: Enjoy an Elvis-themed night out with a performance from Johnny Seaton. The night features a dancing and an Elvis-inspired menu.