Faith in action: Holiday concerts, Dead Sea Scrolls and more
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Celebration of Christ Interfaith Concert

The Foundation 4Life will present a Celebration of Christ Interfaith Concert with Vocal Point, Kevin Olusola, Jenny Oaks Baker and Snow College Live Symphony. Visit www.lds.org/events or call 801-570-0080 for tickets.

When • Saturday, Nov. 30, 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake LDS Tabernacle, 50 N. Main, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10; VIP $25

A Good Turn Christmas

The LDS Church History Museum will open a temporary exhibit titled "A Good Turn Christmas." The exhibit will run Nov. 23 through Jan. 12, 2014. The theme focuses on service. The artwork and artifacts portray the birth of Jesus Christ, including unique Nativity sets from around the world. For more information, call 801-240-4615.

When • Friday, Nov. 29, from 9 a.m.- 9 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, Dec. 2-9, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where • LDS Church History Library, 15 E. North Temple , Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times Exhibit

"The Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times" includes one of the largest collections of the 2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls. The scrolls contain the oldest-known copies of the Hebrew Bible. Visit theleonardo.org for information.

When • Saturday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sunday through Wednesday, Dec. 1-4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where • The Leonardo, 209 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $23.95; Members are $13.95; visit bit.ly/1gpRgbW

Menorah Lighting Ceremony

A Menorah-lighting ceremony will take place in the ballroom at the Governor's Mansion. The event, A Utah Chanukah Celebration, by invitation only, will be attended by dignitaries, Rabbi Benny and Mrs. Sharonne Zippel, local families and community leaders. For more information, contact Rabbi Benny Zippel at 801-467-7777.

When • Monday, Dec. 2, 6 p.m.

Where • Governor's Mansion, 603 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Rumi Poetry Club

This club espouses spiritual poetry for every day and as a form of meditation to nourish the soul and mind.

When • Tuesday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m.

Where • Anderson-Foothill Branch Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Salt Lake Symphonic Winds Christmas Concert

The Salt Lake Symphonic Winds will perform a narrated arrangement of Randol Bass' 'Twas a Night Before Christmas" and the traditional "Sleigh Ride," composed by Leroy Anderson; Jacques Press' "Wedding Dance" and Alfred Reed's "Three Revelations."

When • Wednesday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Blue Christmas

The Hilltop Blue Christmas Service is open to everyone. The service is geared to those who feel down at this time of year.

When • Wednesday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Hilltop United Methodist Church, 985 E. 10600 South, Sandy

Tickets • Free

Wasatch Chorale Advent Concert

The Wasatch Chorale welcomes ensembles from Utah Valley University for a concert kicking off the Advent season. The concert will feature holiday favorites such as "Carol of the Bells," "The Little Drummer Boy," "Wexford Carol" and "Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella."

When • Thursday, Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m.

Where • St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 65 E. 500 North, Orem

Tickets • $5; Family/group rate of five tickets for $20

Oquirrh Mountain Symphony Holiday Sounds

The Oquirrh Mountain Symphony will perform holiday music with breakfast and Santa. Tickets available at www.omsymphony.org, ShowTix4U.com or at the door.

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

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

Advent Festival

Wasatch Presbyterian Church will hold an Advent Festival, with a community dinner, music and crafts in preparation for Christmas. Visit 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

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 • Friday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m., 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)

Wasatch Community Symphony Orchestra

Join the Wasatch Community Symphony Orchestra for the 60th annual holiday concert. Visit 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