The Festival Consort will once again present its traditional Christmas concert — RENAISSANCE GLORY — vocal and instrumental music celebrating the season. Acclaimed vocalists Carol Menke, Chris Fritzsche and Douglas Mandell join David Hogan Smith, Joanna Bramel Young and Alan Paul in an evening of traditional carols as well as religious and secular vocal and instrumental works. The instruments include authentic replicas of renaissance recorders, crumhorns, shawms, sackbut, pipe and tabor, trumpets, guitar and lute.
Wednesday, December 3, 7 P.M., Carol Ellis Auditorium, Santa Rosa Junior College, Petaluma campus, 680 Sonoma Mountain Parkway, Petaluma. Free. For information call (707)528-6370.
Friday, December 18, 8 P.M. Church of the Incarnation Episcopal, 550 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa. Tickets: $15. For tickets and information call (707)528-6370.