Dec. 15 at 8 p.m., the Pacific Theatre and Gallery 7 Theatre present a night of celebratory and thoughtful music and readings in Christmas Presence, at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium, 32315 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford. For tickets ($14 to $22 HST not incl.) call 604-731-5518, see pacifictheatre.org, or visit House of James, 2743 Emerson St., Abbotsford.
Deception at Gourmet
Dec. 15 the blues band Deception performs at Clayburn Gourmet Gallery at 300-3033 Immel St., Abbotsford, starting at 8 p.m. Drop by also for Jed's Jam nights Friday, 6 - 9 p.m. Call 604-504-0899.
Dec. 19, the enchanting musicians of Winter Harp come to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre, 9201 Corbould St., Chilliwack at 7: 30 p.m. A feast for the senses with harps, gorgeous medieval attire and magical music make this show a fantastic holiday treat. Tickets are $30/adults, $25/students, $27/ seniors at 1-604-391-7469.
Seniors Christmas dance
Dec. 14, Sweet Water is the live entertainment for the Christmas dinner/dance at the Abbotsford Social Activities Association, 7: 30 - 10: 30 p.m., 33889 Essendene Ave., Abbotsford. Call Jodie at 604850-2465 for ticket info.
Dec. 20, the Sweeney Singers will perform at a special holiday concert at 7: 30 p.m. at Bakerview Church, 2285 Clearbrook Rd., Abbotsford with many favourite traditional carols. Admission is by donation.
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