SATURDAY, DEC. 12
KENNY ROGERS, ‘ONCE AGAIN IT’S CHRISTMAS.’ 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun, Uncasville. $35. 1-800-745-3000. Ticketmaster.com
GREATER BRIDGEPORT SYMPHONY’S 70TH ANNIVERSARY, ‘A SEASON OF CLASSICS.’ 7 p.m. Beethoven’s Ninth and the Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut. The Klein Auditorirum, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. $20 to $59. (203) 576-0263.
96.5 TIC ALL STAR CHRISTMAS. CHARLIE PUTH. Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford.
GRACE POTTER. College Street Music Hall, New Haven.
SUNDAY, DEC. 13
BRISTOL CHORALE WITH THE BRISTOL BRASS AND WIND ENSEMBLE. “Winter Sleigh Ride.” 4 p.m. Songs reflecting the festive and heartwarming time of year. St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. $12. Available online, Michael’s Jewelers, Simply Hair, Fiddlin’ Around Music, or members.
CHRISTMAS CONCERT BY BENNETT FAMILY OF CHESHIRE. 4 p.m. Festive sounds of handbells, instrumentals, vocals, and a seven-piece accordion ensemble. Family of 11 celebrates in song the Reason for the Season. First Baptist Church, 581 Meriden Ave., Southington. Free will offering. Refreshments.
TUESDAY, DEC. 15
A RENAISSANCE CHRISTMAS WITH THE ENTWYNED EARLY MUSIC TRIO. 2 p.m. Renaissance settings of beloved Christmas carols. Historically informed performances. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Register. Refreshments thanks to the Friend of the Bristol Public Library. (860) 584-7790.
FRIDAY, DEC. 18
SPIRIT SHAKER. Bleacher’s, 300 Middle St., Bristol.
SUNDAY, DEC. 20
CHRISTMAS CANTATA. 10:45 a.m. “A Star to Follow.” Presented by combined choir from Bristol Baptist/ Synergy Church and St. Joseph Church. “A Star to Follow” written by Carlton Buck and Douglas Wagner. Bristol Baptist/ Synergy Church, 43 School St., Bristol. Cantata also will be presented at St. Joseph Church at 10:30 p.m. Christmas Eve as prelude to 11 p.m. mass.
HOLIDAY CONCERT WITH TENOR MICHEAL CASTALDO AND SOPRANO MARISSA FAMIGLIETTI. 3 p.m. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. $15 for members. $20 for non-members. (203) 753-0381 ext. 130. MattatuckMuseum.org