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Messiah Sing-Along

The Douglas County Chamber Singers are set to host their fourth annual Handel’s Messiah Sing-Along on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. at Douglasville First United Methodist Church on Prestley Mill Road.

Returning soloists include Philip Jones, Jennifer Moore and Heather Nutter. Organist Trey Clegg will accompany the Chamber Singers. There is no charge for admission, though donations are accepted and are tax deductible. Concert audience members are encouraged to bring their Messiah scores and to participate in the singalong. The Chamber Singers request that no young children attend in deference to both the singers and the audience.

Information: (770) 633-2732.

‘Elegant Evening’

“Elegant Evening,” the annual gala and auction to benefit the Cultural Arts Council, is set for Saturday, Nov. 17, 6-10 p.m., at the Downtown Douglasville Conference Center, 6701 Church St.

Tickets are $65 per person ($60 Cultural Arts Council members), or tables of 10 $500.

Information: (770) 949-2787, or visit

Exhibit at Courthouse

The “Artists’ Choice” exhibit is scheduled to be on view through Nov. 29 in the Courthouse Gallery on the third floor of the Douglas County Courthouse, 8700 Hospital Drive.

The exhibit will display the talent of Douglas County residents. It is open to the public, with free admission, and is a program of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners through its Department of Communications and Community Relations.

Information: (770) 920-7593.

‘Family Christmas’

The West Atlanta / Douglas Choral Society Inc. will present its 26th traditional “A Family Christmas Concert” for the community Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. at Douglas County High School Performing Arts Hall (Mashburn Theater).

Artists for the Christmas Concert will be the choral society and its Chamber Singers, with featured guest artists including award-winning singer / songwriter Babbie Mason; actor and choral society vocalist Edward Bridges Jr.; violinist Trisha Rutledge, choral society charter accompanist William Callaway, ballet and interpretive dancer Katarina Obermeyer and more.

Information: (770) 920-1662 or visit

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