■ The Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline presents an afternoon of favorite holiday music and sing-along opportunities at “Home for the Holidays” on Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. at All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon St. in Brookline. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and students, and will be available at the door.
■ The Franklin Performing Arts Company presents “Humbug,” an original musical adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens story, “A Christmas Carol,” featuring musical hits of every genre, live accompaniment by a 10-piece band, and a cast of 150 area students, community performers and professional artists. Performances are Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. at the Thomas D. Mercer Auditorium, 224 Oak St., Franklin. Ticket prices are $26 to $30. For more information, call 508-528-8668 or visit www.fpaconline.com.
■ Ben Rudnick and Friends will present the band’s annual Holiday Extravaganza on Dec. 15 at 10:30 a.m. at the Regent Theatre, 7 Medford St., Arlington. Celebrating their recording “It’s Santa Claus,” the band will feature its distinctive spin on favorite Christmas and Hanukkah songs. Additional information is available at www.benrudnick.com. Tickets are $10 adults, $8 for children and seniors.
■ At 3:30 p.m. Saturday and next Sunday, Regis College’s music department celebrates the sounds of the holiday season with its Christmas concert, featuring the combined glee club, alumnae chorus, hand-bell choir, instrumental ensemble, chamber singers, and orchestra. The program concludes with “Silent Night” by candlelight. Tickets are $15 for adults; $10 for seniors, alumnae, faculty, and students; $5 for ages 12 and younger; Regis students and LLARC members free. Proceeds benefit the concert tour of Spain by student ensembles in March. Reserve tickets by calling 781-768-7070. Tickets will also be available at the Casey Theatre, on the Regis campus at 235 Wellesley St. in Weston.
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