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Carmel: Festival of Carols
This Saturday at the Palladium, 1 Center Green, Carmel, the 150-member Indianapolis Symphonic Choir welcomes the holiday season with its annual holiday show featuring arrangements of “Joy to the World,” “Away in a Manger” and more. The choir will be joined by the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Butler University’s men’s a cappella group Out of the Dawg House, Circle City Rings handbell choir and the Greenfield Central High School Madrigal Singers. Tickets range in price from $20 to $38. For more information, call 843-3800 or visit www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org.
Fishers: End of World Party
Head to Pinheads for the End of World Party. If the Mayans are right and the world ends this month, don’t you want to spend your final moments with friends and live music (Travis Feaster Duo)? The specific venue is Louie’s Bar & Restaurant (13825 Britton Park Rd.). The party kicks off at 9 p.m. For more information, call 773.9988.
Noblesville: The 12 Homes of Christmas
Noblesville Preservation Alliance’s inaugural The 12 Homes of Christmas runs from 6 to 9 p.m. nightly. This holiday driving tour will focus on the exterior of 12 showcase homes, each from one of Noblesville’s historic neighborhoods. Cost is free, but online voting for best decoration is $1 and is a tax-deductible donation to NPA. For more information, call 426-1672 or visit www.noblesvillepreservation.com.
Westfield: Be a Watercolor Artist!
Artist Jan Roland teaches a class in Watercolor Painting and Techniques at the Westfield Washington Public Library, 333 W. Hoover St., at 10:15 a.m. Thursday. No previous art experience is necessary, and the class fee of $12 includes all materials. Call 896-9391 to register.