Entertainment calendar, High Points This Week (Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2013)
A LUNCHTIME ADVENT concert by flutist Linda Brown of High Point and guitarist Ken Wilson of Winston-Salem will be performed at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church, 405 N. Main St. A hot lunch will be served in the dining room at 12:30 p.m. for $6.
HIGH POINT MUSEUM, 1859 E. Lexington Ave., holds its holiday open house 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Events include a performance by the Montlieu Elementary Children’s Choir; Barbara Taylor signing copies of her book, “High Point”; reenactments; demonstrations; refreshments; activities for children.
HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY sponsors the following holiday events on the campus at 833 Montlieu Ave.”
• Holiday choral concerts featuring the Christmas carols of composer John Rutter, who has three separate collections of carols that will be performed by a group of more than 100 singers, including members of the University Singers, Chapel Choir, Women’s Chorus and the Chamber Singers. The accompanying orchestra will feature HPU students, faculty and guest musicians. Some of the carols are arranged for audience participation. — 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Dec. 5 in Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Complimentary tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis by contacting 336-841-9209 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Lessons and Carols candlelight service, based on the traditional Festival of Lessons and Carols at King’s College in Cambridge, England. It features members of the university community, including members of the HPU music department, the Chapel Choir and the Flute Ensemble. Members of the board of stewards, Alpha Delta Theta sorority and Alpha Phi Omega fraternity will serve as ushers and greeters. Following the service, those present may walk outside the chapel for the lighting of the Hayworth Chapel Christmas Tree. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served. The service will be broadcast live to the chapel fellowship hall to accommodate overflow attendance. It will also be broadcast via Internet and live streaming (www.highpoint.edu/live) for those who cannot attend in person. — 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in Hayworth Chapel. Free, open to public
• “Holiday Pops” concert by the North Carolina Symphony, founded in 1932, and subsequently the first state-supported symphony in the country. , the North Carolina Symphony was organized under the direction of Pulitzer Traveling Fellowship recipient and composer Lamar Stringfield. The full-time, professional ensemble with 65 members is under the artistic leadership of Grant Llewellyn. — 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Free, open to the public.
Parking is available behind the Hayworth Fine Arts Center; shuttles will be provided for some events.
STUDENTS at Penn-Griffin School for the Arts, 825 Washington St., display art Monday in the school’s Black Box Theatre.