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Faith in action: Holiday concerts repeat the sounding joy
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Oquirrh Mountain Symphony Holiday Sounds

The Oquirrh Mountain Symphony will perform holiday music with breakfast and Santa.

When • Saturday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m.

Where • Midvalley Bible Church, 13985 S. 2700 West, Riverton

Tickets • $12; $8 Children ages 4-12; children 3 and under are free; http://www.omsymphony.org, ShowTix4U.com or at the door

Anyen Rinpoche - Author

Golden Braid Books will hold a book signing by Anyen Rinpoche. An established master teacher of Tibetan Buddhist practices, Rinpoche will be signing his most recent book, "The Tibetan Yoga of Breath: Breathing Practices for Healing the Body and Cultivating Wisdom."

When • Saturday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m.

Where • Golden Braid Books, 151 S. 500 East , Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Star in the East: An Early Music Christmas

Brolly Arts and the Cathedral Church of St. Mark will present Utopia Early Music's "Star in the East: An Early Music Christmas." Celebrate the holidays through more than a thousand years of music from England, France, Germany, Italy, and the United States.

When • Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8 at 5 p.m.

Where • St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, 231 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free-will payment (suggested $15 general/$12 seniors/$10 students)

Holiday Boutique

St. Thomas More Parish will hold a holiday boutique fundraiser. For information, contact Nancy at 801-944-5122.

When • Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where • St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 E. Creek Road, Cottonwood Heights

Tickets • Free

Judy Goodman Workshop

South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society will host Judy Goodman who will discuss the formula to know what your "soul contract" is in this lifetime.

When • Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Where • South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society, 6876 S. Highland Drive, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $175, $150 per person when two or more register at the same time. To qualify for multiple registration, each person must register during the same day. To register, visit http://www.judygoodman.com/ComingEvents.htm

Christmas Boutique

St. Ambrose Catholic Church will hold a Christmas Boutique that will feature hand-crafted items, lunch and a visit from St. Nicholas.

When • Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Where • St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 2315 Redondo Ave., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Interfaith Creche Exhibit

Midway Community Center will hold its annual exhibit that features nativities from around the world, musical performances and photos of children in Bible dress.

When • Saturday through Monday, Dec. 7-9, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Where • Midway Community Center, 75 N. 100 West, Midway

Swedish Heritage Society of Utah Lucia Celebration

The Swedish Heritage Society will present its annual "Lucia Celebration." Arrive early; the doors will be closed during the Lucia procession. There will be dancing, music and food plus activities for the children. The Swedish Store is a fundraiser for the Swedish Heritage Society.

When • Saturday, Dec. 7, 5-8:30 p.m.

Where • First Baptist Church of Salt Lake, 777 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $6; plus dinner: adults $12; children $8 (age 10 and under)

Sotto Voce - Christmas Concert

Sotto Voce, an a cappella quartet, will present music of the Christmas season.

When • Saturday, Dec. 7, 6 p.m.

Where • St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 420 E. Hillcrest St., Copperton

Tickets • Free but donations made will benefit Cubby's Cause for Paws, a pet food bank.

Vivaldi by Candlelight Benefit Concert

The Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy will present the annual Vivaldi by Candlelight Benefit Concert. Visit http://www.utahdiplomacy.org for information.

When • Saturday, Dec. 7, 8-11 p.m.

Where • First Presbyterian Church, 12 C Street, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $45; Sponsorships start at: $125 per person; brownpapertickets.com/event/366910

Advent Festival

Wasatch Presbyterian Church will hold an Advent Festival, with a community dinner, music and crafts in preparation for Christmas. Visit http://www.wpcslc.org for information.

When • Sunday, Dec. 8, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Where • Wasatch Presbyterian Church, 1626 S. 1700 East, Salt Lake City

Wasatch Community Symphony Orchestra

Join the Wasatch Community Symphony Orchestra for the 60th annual holiday concert. Visit http://www.wasatchsymphony.com for information.

When • Sunday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m.

Where • All Saints Episcopal Church, 1710 Foothill Drive, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Blue Christmas Service

A Blue Christmas service acknowledges the loss, and pain of our own lives and the life of the world in the midst of this festive season. This is a service of quiet prayer, candlelight and beautiful music. All are welcome.

When • Wednesday, Dec. 11, 7 p.m.

Where • Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 1131 S. Main St., Centerville

Tickets • Free

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Orchestra at Temple Square Christmas Concerts will present American soprano Deborah Voight and British actor John Rhys-Davies.

When • Thursday and Friday, Dec. 12-13, 7:30 p.m.

Where • LDS Conference Center, 60 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • All tickets have been distributed for this event. A stand-by line will begin at the North Gate of Temple Square for those without tickets.

Seating Passes for Christmas Midnight Mass

Free seating passes for the Cathedral's Mass at Midnight (bilingual) are only available to registered parishioners of the Cathedral of the Madeleine through Dec. 13. Call the office for reservations but passes must be collected from the office within 24 hours. On Dec. 18, remaining passes will be made available to the general public.

When • Friday, Dec. 13, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where • Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

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