Lift your voices

Join in with the Philomusica Chorale for a holiday sing-along featuring the Bells of Praise Handbell Choir and the Festive Brass Ensemble. Free; reservations recommended. Christ's Lutheran Church, 700 Pennsylvania Ave., Oreland. 7:30 p.m. 215-247-7563.


Christmas magic

Act II Playhouse premieres Theatre Arts Center's Christmas musical

Five Candles

. See if Grandma can use her special magic to infuse the Christmas spirit into her five grandchildren. $10. 56 E. Butler Ave., Ambler. 7 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday; and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday and next Sunday.


; 215-654-0200.


Bye, bye goose

The comic theater of old Italy is brought to life at Christ's Lutheran Church by Family Stages in

The Holiday Goose

, a seasonal musical about a literal wild goose chase. $10. 700 Pennsylvania Ave., Oreland. 2 p.m. Thursday, Friday and next Sunday.


; 215-886-9341.

Swing in the season

Enjoy Theatre Horizon's Holiday Show at the Swing Club with live music by the Jimmy Goodshaw Five. The 1940s musical revue includes jazz standards and holiday favorites from the swing era. $18 to $25. Centre Theatre, 208 DeKalb St., Norristown. 7 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Call for more times.


; 610-283-2230.