Today

The Compassionate Friends Gwinnett Chapter will sponsor a Candle Lighting Ceremony at 6:45 p.m. today at Rhodes Jordan Park, located on Crogan Street in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 770-963-8306.

Norcross United Methodist Church will hold it Christmas program, A Christmas Prayer, at 7 p.m. today at 2500 Beaver Ruin Road., Norcross. For more information, call 770-448-4142.

The Central Baptist Church Sanctuary Choir will present the Christmas Cantata "Joyful and Triumphant" at 6 p.m. today at 250 Gwinnett Drive, Lawrenceville. For more information, call 770-963-2244.

The Buford Church of God will be holding a children's presentation at 6 p.m. today at 4800 S. Lee St., Buford. For more information, call 770-945-4901, ext. 202.

Sugar Hill LDS Choir announces its fourth annual free community concert themed "My Heart Goes Home for Christmas" at

7 p.m.today at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Sugar Hill Stake Center, 4833 Suwanee Dam Road. For more information, call 678-714-0036 or visit www.sugarhillldschoir.org.

Monday

The Annie Moses Band will perform their "This Glorious Christmas" Tour starting 7 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church located at 285 Main St. in Lilburn. For more information, call 770-921-1220.

Thursday

The United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County 2008 Christmas and Pacesetter Awards Gala will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Female Seminary Building, 455 Perry St., Lawrenceville. For more information, call 770-963-9356.

Friday

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra presents "Blind Boys of Alabama Christ Show 'Go Tell It On the Mountain' with the Gee's Bend Singers" at 8 p.m. Friday at Symphony Hall in the Memorial Arts Building of the Woodruff Arts Center at 1280 Peachtree St. N.E. in Atlanta. For information on tickets, call 404-733-5000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Saturday

The Piccadilly Puppets will present "Twas the Night Before Christmas" at 10 and 11 a.m. Saturday at the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 648-226-6222.

Friendship Baptist Church Drama Ministry presents "A Night in Bethlehem" at 4 and 6 p.m. Saturday at 3375 Church Lane in Duluth. Admission is free. For more information, call 770-814-2149.

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra presents "A Very Merry Holiday Pops" at 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday at Symphony Hall in the Memorial Arts Building of the Woodruff Arts Center at 1280 Peachtree St. N.E. in Atlanta. For information on tickets, call 404-733-5000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Dec. 21

Chanukah Wonderland will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Dec. 21 at Santa Fe Mall, 3750 Venture Blvd., Duluth. For more information, call 404-520-1957.

Friendship Baptist Church Drama Ministry presents "A Night in Bethlehem" at 4 and 6 p.m. Dec. 21 at 3375 Church Lane in Duluth. Admission is free. For more information, call 770-814-2149.

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra presents "Soulful Christmas featuring Will Downing, Lalah Hathaway and Gerald Albright" at

7 p.m. Dec. 21 at Symphony Hall in the Memorial Arts Building of the Woodruff Arts Center at 1280 Peachtree St. N.E. in Atlanta. For information on tickets, call 404-733-5000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Eastminster Presbyterian Church hosts their 16th Annual Festival Service of Nine Lessons and Carols at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 21 at 5801 Hugh Howell Road in Stone Mountain. For more information, call 770-469-4881.

Dec. 24

A Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 24 at the Unity Christ Center, 3474 S. Scales Road, Suwanee. For more information, call 770-495-0881 or visit www.unitychristcenter.com.

Christmas Eve Services will be held at 4, 5:30, 7:30, and 11 p.m. Dec. 24 at the Snellville United Methodist Church. For more information on the types of services, call 678-430-6012.

A Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion service will be held a 6 p.m. Dec. 24 at Oasis Church, 3295 Highway 81 in Loganville. For more information, call 770-554-3322 or visit www.theoasischurch.org.