Orlando Holiday Guide 2012
A comprehensive listing of all the jingle belling, caroling, Nutcrackering and eggnogging taking place in Orlando this holiday season
Published: November 14, 2012
Saturday, Nov. 17
Central Florida Community Arts: A Musical Holiday Presentation Noon; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7481.
Sunday, Nov. 18
Encore! Concerts Messiah Singalong rehearsal and performance directed by Dr. Burt H. Perinchief. 1:30 pm; Seminole State College Fine Arts Concert Hall, 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford; free; 407-708-4722;
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis Bombastic live holiday music backdropped by multimedia effects. 4 pm; King Center for Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne; $38; 321-242-2219; kingcenter.com.
Friday, Nov. 23
Holidays at the Morse presents Harpist Bizarre Quartet Live concert with bass, flute, guitar and harp. 5-8 pm; Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, 445 N. Park Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-645-5311;
Saturday, Nov. 24
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Home for the Holidays Featuring conductor Albert-George Schram, the Holiday Singers and Florida Opera Youth Program Singers. 2 pm, 8 pm; Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, 401 W. Livingston St.; various prices; 407-770-0071; orlandophil.org.
Sunday, Nov. 25
Messiah Choral Society Presents Messiah Directed by Dr. John V. Sinclair. 3 p.m.; Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, 401 W. Livingston St.; free; 407-849-2020; orlandovenues.net.
Tuesday, Nov. 27
Dave Koz & Friends Christmas Tour The very smoothest of jazz saxophonists celebrates the holidays. 8 pm; King Center for Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne; $46; 321-242-2219; kingcenter.com.
Thursday, Nov. 29
Winter Choral Concert By Valencia's Show Choir and the Valencia Singers. 7:30 pm; Valencia College Performing Arts Center, East Campus, 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail; free; 407-582-2900; valenciacollege.edu/arts.
Friday, Nov. 30
Christmas Vespers 6 pm; Rollins College, Knowles Memorial Chapel, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; $10; 407-646-2000.
Holiday Concert Featuring new arrangements of holiday favorites by the Brass Band of Central Florida. 7 pm; St. Luke's Lutheran Church and School, 2021 W. State Road 426, Oviedo; free; 407-365-3408; stlukes-oviedo.org/concert-series.
Holidays at the Morse presents pianist Lynn Peghiny Live performance by the musician, followed by a curator tour of the new Tiffany wing. 5 pm; Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, 445 N. Park Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-645-5311;
WJRR Presents the Blizzard of Rock Series featuring Rise Against 7 pm; House of Blues, Downtown Disney West Side, Lake Buena Vista; $37.50-$39.50; 407-934-2583.