The Edmond Sun

Arts & Entertainment

November 29, 2013

11-28 Holiday events listing

EDMOND — EDITOR’S NOTE: The Edmond Sun publishes a listing of Christmas-related events as a service to the public. If you would like to have an event open to the general public listed, send the information to Mark Schlachtenhaufen at marks@edmondsun.com.

Dec. 1: Santa Fe Presbyterian Church, 1603 N. Santa Fe Ave., presents Wade Tower in its concert series “Music on Santa Fe.” This free concert, featuring Tower, will be at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1 followed by a reception at the church. Tower has starred in stage plays, concerts, hosted his own TV show, had leading roles in two feature films and performed as an emcee and entertainer for corporate and church events all across the country. Raised on classic entertainers of a bygone era — Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin -- Wade sings, in his words, “some of the greatest songs ever written,” and talks about faith and family. For more information, call 341-3300 or visit www.santafechurch.org.

Dec. 6-8: Free Boys Ranch Town Drive-Thru Christmas Pageant (5100 S.E. 33rd, Edmond) is a living nativity put on by Boys Ranch Town residents, staff children and live animals depicting the life of Jesus including his birth, death and resurrection. The pageant will be from 7-9 p.m. each evening Dec. 6-8. For more information, call 341-3606 or visit www.obhc.org.

Dec. 11-14: Along Came Joy. JOY — an overwhelming, overflowing, gift from God that defies situation and circumstance. Claire has none of that and she doesn’t really know why. She doesn’t see God at work in her life and thinks He’s abandoned her. But at just the right time, God sends a bus-load of weary travelers to take refuge at her husband’s little church and fulfills her deepest longing in a way she never thought possible. He sends JOY. Performances will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 11-13 and 5:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at Henderson Hills Baptist Church. All showings are free. Register online via www.hhbc.com or call 341-4639 for more information.

Dec. 15: Images of Christmas will begin at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Edmond, 1001 S. Rankin St. Childcare is available. For more information regarding child care, call 341-3602 ext. 333 or send email to childcare@fpcedmond.org. For more information about the event, visit www.fpcedmond.org.

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