Christmas concert

Enjoy the sounds of the season as Camden Catholic High School, 300 Cuthbert Rd., Cherry Hill, has its annual Christmas concert. The choir and band will perform in the school auditorium. Donations will be taken. 2 p.m. 856-663-2247, Ext. 25.

Christmas bells

Hear Christmas bells ring this afternoon at First Baptist Church, 124 Kings Highway East (at Tanner Street), Haddonfield. The concert will be performed by Bell a Deux, the duo of Bobbi Schmid and Ron Bellamy. They will perform sacred and secular Christmas music with more than 85 handbells and hand chimes. Haddonfield First Baptist's Bob and Sherry Gardner will accompany on harp, piano and voice. A reception follows the performance. Free-will offering. 4 p.m. 856-429-2326 or


Philadelphia Boys Choir

Let the Philadelphia Boys Choir Holiday Concert raise your spirits with a concert at the Scottish Rite Auditorium, Magill and White Horse Pike in Collingswood. The choir will perform favorites from its repertoire, including "O Holy Night" and "Go Tell it on the Mountain." $25 to $45 for reserved seating. 3 p.m. 215-222-3500, Ext. 1 or



This Month

Shopping highlights

Candlelight shopping is back in Haddonfield for December. The theme is "Hugs," or Haddonfield's Unique Gifts. A $100 townwide gift certificate will be awarded Thursday night. Shoppers must be present to win. Candlelight shopping features luminaria lighting the sidewalks in the retail shopping district and Santa making an appearance on Friday. There will be carriage rides at Kings Court Thursday and Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday noon to 3 p.m. There also will be strolling carolers and mimes, and a variety of music for all ages. 856-216-7253 or



"A Christmas Carol"

Haddonfield Plays & Players performs the Charles Dickens classic

A Christmas Carol

, with weekend performances through Saturday. The score is filled with melodies and lyrics that give this holiday favorite new life. All performances are at the Plays & Players Theatre, 957 E. Atlantic Ave., off Upland Way in the Crows Woods section of Haddonfield. $16 matinee and $18 evening shows. Friday and Saturday evening shows at 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. 856-429-8139 or


- Jennifer Wichterman