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Singers carol in tree formation
First Baptist Church's concert kicks off tonight
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The Rev. Mark Green, associate pastor of music, directs choir members during a rehearsal for this year’s Living Christmas Tree concert Tuesday night at First Baptist Church. Tickets are free for performances tonight through Sunday. Although the 4:30 p.m. Sunday performance is sold out, according to the church’s website. - photo by NAT GURLEY
More than 100 singers will don costumes and climb into an ornately decorated stage in the shape of a Christmas tree to perform the annual “Living Christmas Tree” concert this weekend. First Baptist Church of Gainesville will host its 13th annual Christmas concert with five shows in the church’s main sanctuary for the public to enjoy. Showtimes will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday and 4:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday.