'Tis the season of school holiday concerts.
Several Muscogee County schools will host holiday concerts and plays over the next two weeks before classes let out for the winter holidays on December 17.
Festivities begin tonight for student performers at Columbus High and Fort Middle School. The Columbus High Chorus will perform its holiday concert at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Edgewood Baptist Church on Forrest Road. For more information, contact Jan Carter at 706-748-2549.
Fort Middle will hold a fine arts extravaganza, also at 7 p.m. at the school on Woodruff Farm Road. The event will feature performances from the school's ballet, band, chorus and orchestera, as well as a gallery of student art. For more information, contact Jacquelyn Walker at 706-569-3740.
On December 9 at 6 p.m., third graders at Reese Road Leadership Academy will perform their production of Once on a Housetop, a play by John Higgins and John Jacobson. The play is about a group of chimney sweeps who dance across the rooftops of the city and discover the different ways families celebrate the holidays. For more information, contact Jeanella Pendleton at 706-569-3684.
On December 16, at 3 p.m., the violin players at Wynnton Arts Academy will perform in concert. For more information, contact Nancy Johnson at 706-748-3147.