Loveland Choral Society, Vi Wickam and tubas offer holiday music today – Loveland Reporter-Herald

The 18th annual Tuba Christmas will be held from 2-3pm on Saturday at Oak Street Plaza, 148 W. Oak St. in downtown Fort Collins. In this photo from a previous Tuba Christmas concert, former Loveland Mayor Cecil Gutierrez conducts the musicians. (Courtesy photo)

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Loveland Choral Society — “A Season of Celebration”: 3 and 7:30 p.m., Rialto Theater Center, 228 E. Fourth St., Loveland. $20-$22, 970-962-2120, rialtotheatercenter.org.

“Elf Jr.: The Musical”: 2 p.m., Find Your Light, 5957 Sky Pond Drive, Loveland. Featuring an interactive maze where audience members can take photos with Santa. Show-only tickets $15-$17; show and maze $20-$22, findyourlightnoco.com.

Vi Wickam and Friends Christmas Show: 3 and 7 p.m., The Gressiwick, 426 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland. Adult tickets for the evening show are $25 and tickets for the afternoon family show are $25 for adults, $15 for children and $70 for a family of four, vithefiddler.com.

Children’s Christmas Party: 10 am-1 pm, Loveland Elks Lodge, 3521 W. Eisenhower Blvd., Loveland. Children will receive Christmas stockings and a hotdog and chips and can take a photo with Santa. Toll free, 970-669-6330.

Christmas Festival: 3-5 p.m., Calvary Church Derby Hill, 207 19th St. SE, Loveland.. Crafts, family photo booth, games, cookie decorating and food. Free, facebook.com/events/724854119124219.

Holiday Craft Show: 11 am-4 pm, Big Thompson Brewery, 114 E. 15th St.​, Loveland. Santa will appear at 1:00 pm bigtbrewery.com.

Santa’s Workshop: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Loveland Visitor Center and Chamber Building, 5400 Stone Creek Circle, Loveland. Free, business.loveland.org.

Winter Wonders: 5-9pm nightly through Jan. 1, Chapungu Sculpture Park on Sky Pond Drive in Centerra, Loveland. 30-minute holiday light show. Free, visitlovelandco.org/winterwonderlights.

36th Anniversary Open House: noon-2 p.m., Chilson Recreation Center, 700 E. Fourth St., Loveland. Free, cityofloveland.org/chilson.

Karaoke: 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Monroe’s Lounge, 5542 EUS 34, Loveland. Call 970-667-7810 or visit monroeslounge.net.

Saturday History: 10-10:30 a.m., Loveland Public Library, 300 N. Adams Ave., Loveland. For ages up to 5 years. Free, lovelandpubliclibrary.org/events.

Loveland Mountain Club – Foothills Nature Trail at Round Mountain: 1.9 miles. Contact Matt at [email protected] for details and to register. Non-members are welcome. lovelandmountainclub.org.

Canyon Concert Ballet — “The Nutcracker”: 2 and 7 p.m., Lincoln Center Performance Hall, 417 W. Magnolia St., Fort Collins. $25-$40,​ 970-221-6730, lctix.com.

Mountain Dance — “The Nutcracker With a Twist, Clara in Villain Country”: 2 and 7 p.m., Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia St., Fort Collins. $11-$13, 970-221-6730, lctix.com.

NoCo Winter Wonderland: 5:15-8:15 p.m., Colorado Youth Outdoors, 4927 County Road 36, Fort Collins. Holiday light display a mile away by car. $25 per vehicle, benefits Colorado Youth Outdoors, nocowinterwonderland.com/tickets.

Garden of Lights: 5-9 p.m. nightly through Dec. 23, Gardens on Spring Creek, 2145 Center Ave., Fort Collins. Explore a whimsical half-mile circle of hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights. $10 for ages 12 and up and $5 for ages 5-11, 970-416-2280, fcgov.com/gardens.

Tuba Christmas: 2-3 p.m., Oak Street Plaza, 148 W. Oak St. in downtown Fort Collins. More than 90 tuba and euphonium players, ages 11 to 85, will be under the direction of Cecil Gutierrez and perform traditional Christmas carols. Free, www.tubachristmas.com.

Mr. Tim sings holiday classics: 2-3pm Saturday, Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive, Fort Collins. Classic holiday songs. $6, fcgov.com/recreation.

Festive Open Day and Boutique: 11am-2pm, 1879 Avery House, 328 W. Mountain Ave., Fort Collins. PoudreLandmarks.org.

Fort Collins Trolley Open House: 11 am-1 pm Saturday, 1801 W. Mountain Ave., Fort Collins. Santa and Mrs. Claus will fly in on the 25 to the Mountain Avenue Barn for photos. Free, FortCollinsTrolley.org.

Sweaty 5K Sweater: 8 a.m. Saturday, Foothills Mall, 215 E. Foothills Parkway, Fort Collins. Featuring a one-mile race for kids and an ugly sweater contest. $10-$45, frontrangefreeze.com.

Rocky Mountain Chamber Singers — “Rejoice in the Light”: 7 p.m. Saturday, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 1200 S. Taft Hill Road, Fort Collins. $25 for adults and $5 for children, rockymountainchambersingers.org.

“The Dinner Detective” Interactive Murder Mystery Show: 6 p.m., The Hilton Fort Collins, 425 W. Prospect Road. $73.66-$91.84, thedinnerdetective.com/fort-collins.

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