Led by William Close, the ensemble features the Earth Harp, whose strings stretch across the church's sanctuary. 7 and 9 p.m. Dec. 4; Salem Lutheran Church, 22601 Lutheran Church road, Tomball; $10-$15; 281-351-8223, salem4u.com.
Dominique Royem conducts the community orchestra's "Deck the Halls," including Christmas favorites, excerpts from Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker" and a carol sing-along. 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 7; Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road, Stafford; 281-276-9642, fbso.org.
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