"Scrooge, the Musical."

Learn the meaning of Christmas melodically at the Ritz Theatre in Haddon Township. This show runs Friday night and Saturday afternoon and is suitable for the entire family. Go back in time as the Ritz stage is transformed into turn-of-the-century London. The show is based on the Charles Dickens classic

A Christmas Carol.

Join Scrooge and discover the true holiday spirit.

"Scrooge, the Musical" at Ritz Theatre, 915 White Horse Pike, Arts District, Haddon Township. $18 Friday night and $15 Saturday afternoon. 7:30 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday. 856-858-5230 or www.ritztheatreco.org.

Children's Choir.

Celebrate the holiday season at the West Deptford Free Public Library this afternoon with a performance of the award-winning Gloucester County Children's Choir. The chorus will perform music from holidays around the world. Refreshments will be served. Reservations are required.

Children's choir at the West Deptford Free Public Library, 420 Crown Point Rd., Thorofare. Free. 3 p.m. Information: 856-845-5593 or www.westdeptford.lib.nj.us.

Choral Festival.

Hear the choral music departments of Lenape, Shawnee, Cherokee and Seneca High Schools in the 11th annual District Choral Festival this afternoon at Cherokee High School. The concert features the choirs from all four schools performing individual programs, as well as two selections that combine all the singers. The student vocalists will sing a variety of music from popular and classical choral repertoire.

Choral Festival at Lenape Regional Performing Arts Center, 130 Tomlinson Mill Rd., Marlton. Free. 2 p.m. Information: 609-654-7754, Ext. 4460 or rlowden@lrhsd.org.

- Jennifer Wichterman