December 14, 2019 9:55:34 PM
White Christmas Pageant: Columbus' First United Methodist Church, 602 Main St., hosts its 103rd White Christmas pageant at 5 p.m., featuring drama, choral music and orchestra. The service with a mission emphasis encourages all attending to bring gifts of canned foods (or monetary gifts) wrapped in white, to bring to the altar area during the service. After the pageant, help assemble food bags in the Family Life Center.
Friday, Dec. 20
Celtic Christmas: The Columbus Arts Council presents a Celtic Christmas concert with Jil Chambless, Ed Miller and Scooter Muse at 7 p.m. at the Rosenzweig Arts Center, 501 Main St. Advance tickets are $15 for CAC members, $17 non-members. Day-of-show tickets are $17, if available. Limited seating. Get tickets at columbus-arts.org, or by calling 662-328-2787 (closed Mondays).
Tuesday, Dec. 31
Countdown to History: The Rotary Club of Columbus hosts this gala benefiting PolioPlus from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. at Lion Hills Center in Columbus. BYOD; mixers are provided. State of Shade will entertain to ring in the new year. Tickets are $30 (or $220 for a table for eight), at 662tix.com.
Thursday, Jan. 9
Exhibit reception: The Columbus Arts Council hosts a free reception from 5:30-7 p.m. for "World Collide," an exhibit of ceramics by Stephen Phillips and photography by Erik Studdard in the main gallery of the Rosenzweig Arts Center, 501 Main St. Artwork by CAFB youth will be in Artist Alley. For more information, contact the CAC, 662-328-2787.