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Thursday, November 15, A Victorian Christmas, Littleton CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW
This show may be rescheduled. Littleton Historical Society, at the Congregational Church, 330 King Street, Littleton. 7:30 pm.
Friday, November 30, Vox Lucens, Newton
Diane sing with this 12-voice Renaissance choir, celebrating the season with masterworks of a cappella polyphony. The first of three presentations of Sing Noël! Grace Episcopal Church, 76 Eldgredge Street, Newton. $20 suggested donation. 8:00 pm.
Saturday, December 1, Vox Lucens, Lincoln
Joyous and contemplative music to celebrate the season. Our first concerts with our new director, Holly Druckman! St. Anne's in-the-Fields, 147 Concord Road, Lincoln. Suggested donation $20. 7:30 pm.
Friday, December 7, A Victorian Christmas, Dighton
Hear carols in their original form, created when the Victorians turned a minor holiday into the extravaganza of today. Diane wears her finest 19th-century gown, accessorized to the teeth with lace gloves, trimmed cap, cameo, and dainty boots. With dulcimer and parlor guitar. Presented by the Dighton Historical Society, 1217 Williams Street. 6 pm.
Saturday, December 8, Vox Lucens, Harvard Square
Our third presentation of Sing Noël!. University Lutheran Church, 66 Winthrop Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge. Suggested donation $20. 7:30 pm.
Sunday, December 9, Dickens Holiday Festival, Waltham
Diane is just one of many joys at the Charles River Museum of Industry's Dickens Holiday Festival. In the main gallery costumed actors will read scenes from A Christmas Carol, and Mrs. Catherine Dickens will share stories of her life married to the most famous author in the world, along with Victorian culinary traditions. Upstairs enjoy music by carolers, bell-ringers, and a fiddler, and shop handmade soaps, unique jewelry, handmade lace, fantastic art, and more.
Presented by the Dighton Historical Society, 1217 Williams Street. 10 am to 4:30 pm. Diane performs at 2:50 pm for half hour in the Jackson Room, so don't be late! $10 for adults; $5 for seniors and students; free for kids under five, members of the museum, and active-duty military folks.
Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation, 154 Moody St., Waltham. www.charlesrivermuseum.org or call 781-893-5410. Visit the website for advice on parking and locating the entrance (it's not on Moody Street!).
Wednesday, December 12, A Victorian Christmas, Wilbraham
Yet another exploration of beautiful, poignant old carols, some quite surprising in their original form. Wilbraham Public Library, 25 Crane Park Drive. 6 pm. Visit wilbrahamlibrary.org.
Friday, December 14, Embracing the Darkness, Arlington
Diane joins the UUlations to provide music for this annual service acknowledging that, for many, the holiday season is not joyful. First Parish UU of Arlington, 630 Mass. Ave., Arlington Center. The building is accessible. Free. 7 pm.
Saturday, December 15, Carols by Candlelight, Arlington
Diane's annual candlelit concert, with songs old and new, mulled cider, and sugarplums at intermission. Reserve your seat at email@example.com or 781-648-3719. Address given upon reservation. Free-will offering. 3 pm.
Sunday, December 16, A Victorian Christmas, Arlington
Your next-to-last chance to hear this show before next year! At First Parish UU of Arlington, 630 Mass. Ave., Arlington Center. The building is accessible. Free-will offering. 3 pm.
Thursday, December 20, A Victorian Christmas, Boston
Your last chance to hear this show this season! At the Boston Public Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street. www.bpl.org. Free. 2 pm.