Holiday Guide 2017: Concerts, Performances, & Services

Want to engage in something that’s a little more meaningful this holiday season? Turlock has an abundance of church services, celebrations, & intimate gatherings! There’s something for everyone!



Love Light Celebration @ Calvary Baptist Church, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Keep the Memory of Loved Ones Bright with the annual Hospice Love Light Tree.

Celebrate the Season Choir Concert @ Turlock High School, 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

DEC 10

Children’s Christmas Program @ First United Methodist Church, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Poetry on Sunday @ Carnegie Arts Center, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Gospel Concert @ Turlock Covenant Church, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Come and enjoy a night of inspiring music and worship! Together with the artist Terrance J. Smith from Chicago, Turlock Community Gospel Choir will sing songs from both the traditional and contemporary world of African-American gospel.

Handel’s “Messiah” Christmas Concert @ Turlock Community Theatre, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

The “Messiah” is coming! Celebrate the Christmas season by attending the community performance of the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah.

DEC 11

2nd Grade Winter Performance @ Medeiros Elementary School, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

DEC 12

Julien & Osborn Band Concert @ Turlock High School, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Jingle Bell Jazz @ Carnegie Arts Center, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Current and former Stan State jazz students perform holiday classics with a twist! Celebrate the Holiday’s early with the Little Big Band!

DEC 14

Band, Choir & Orchestra Concert @ Medeiros Elementary School, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

DEC 17

Christmas Music – Cantata @ First United Methodist Church, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
The FUMC Chancel Choir will fill the Sanctuary with the wonderful sounds of the season celebrating the story of The Winter Rose.

DEC 24

Christmas Eve – Happy Birthday Jesus Celebration @ First United Methodist Church, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The children will enjoy a special children’s story as they celebrate Jesus’s birthday! There will be carol singalongs and candlelight & cupcakes!

Christmas Eve – Candlelight & Carols @ First United Methodist Church, 11:00 pm

As we gather for this sacred hour of Advent we will share Communion as well as carols. We will conclude the service with candlelight in celebration of our Savior’s birth.

*Please note the Holiday Guide will be updated regularly as new information is received. Have something to contribute? Please email [email protected]

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