The Lewiston Choraleers will kick off its popular holiday concert series at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, 620 Center St., Lewiston. The performance will be part of the annual Lewiston Christmas Walk, sponsored by the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce.
Additional performances will be held at 2 p.m. in Niagara Falls on Sunday, Dec. 4, at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 140 Rainbow Blvd., and at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at St. John de LaSalle Roman Catholic Church, 8477 Buffalo Ave. The group will perform in Lewiston at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at Messiah Lutheran Church, 915 Oneida St.
The family-friendly program, titled "A Christmas Message," will feature an eclectic mix of traditional, contemporary, ethnic and international holiday music. The 50-member community chorus will be directed by Donald D. Shrimpton with accompaniment by pianist Jane Bristol and percussionist Pat Kuciewski.
All performances are open to the public, with a general admission fee of $5 (children 12 and under are admitted free).
The Lewiston Choraleers have been presenting seasonal concerts at Christmas and Easter and in the spring and summer in the Niagara Falls-Lewiston area since being formed in 2007, including a well-received performance at Disney World. A variety of videos and a list of scheduled performances are available at www.lewistonchoraleers.com and on Facebook.