Follow the Star Downtown. Free shuttle will run from noon to 4 p.m. on Tejon from Boulder St. to Colorado Ave. Shoppers donate non-perishable food items for Care and Share or personal items for T.E.S.S.A. at boxes in participating stores (designated by star symbol in window). Nov. 22-23 and Nov. 29-30.
Miramont Castle Victorian Christmas, Miramont Castle, 9 Capitol Hill Ave., Manitou Springs. Fri., Nov. 28, Sat. and Sun. through Dec., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. For more, call 685-1011.
Pikes Peak Hospice Trees of Life Tree-Lighting Ceremony, Pioneers Museum, 217 S Tejon. Free. Donations of $20 or more add a light in honor of a loved one. Sat., Nov. 29, 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Free. For more, call 633-3400.
San Diego Ballet's Nutcracker, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $20.50. Fri., Nov. 28-Sun., Nov. 30. For more information, call 520-SHOW. Tickets at Ticketmaster, www.ticketmaster.com or 520-9090.
A Cripple Creek Christmas Carol, Butte Opera House, 139 E Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek. $7-$11. Nov. 29-Dec. 24. Fri., 8 p.m., Sat., 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sun., 2 p.m. Nov. 27-Nov. 29, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. For reservations, call 719/338-7674.
Michael Martin Murphey Cowboy Christmas, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $25-31. Fri., Dec. 5, 8 p.m. Tickets at Ticketmaster, www.ticketmaster.com or 520-9090.
Woodland Park Christmas Parade, downtown Woodland Park. This year's theme is The Wonderful World of Dr. Seuss. Sat., Dec. 6, 6-7 p.m. Santa will be present and taking requests following the parade. Call 687-6670 for more.
Pikes Peak Flute Choir concert, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 4125 Constitution Ave. Free. Holiday Serendipity, a fun, lighthearted family concert. Sun., Dec. 7, 2:00 p.m. For more, call 266-1571.
The Glory of Christmas, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. The annual Chancel Choir and Orchestra Concert featuring Handel's Messiah. Sun., Dec. 7, 5 p.m.
Da Vinci Quartet Holiday Concert, Shove Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada ave. Free. Program includes Haydn and others. Thurs., Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Colorado Springs Chorale: Deck the Hall, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Colorado Springs Philharmonic and Colorado Springs Chorale. $10.50-$23.50. Fri, Dec 12, 7:30 p.m. Tickets at Ticketmaster, www.ticketmaster.com or 520-9090.
Soli Deo Gloria concert, First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave. Free. Featuring John Leavitt's Missa Festiva and Robert Millett's Five Christmas Carols, as well as choral music. Sat., Dec. 13, 3-7 p.m. For more, call 574-6417.
Holiday Victorian Bed and Breakfast Tour, various area B & Bs. $10-$12. Sponsored by the Old Colorado City Historical Society. Sun., Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, 2-6 p.m. For more, call 471-3980.
Woodland Park Community Singers Christmas Concert, Faith Lutheran Church, 1310 Evergreen Heights Drive. Free. A selection of classical and traditional Christmas music, including selections from Vivaldi's Magnificat. Sat., Dec. 13, 7:30-9 p.m. For more, call 686-8860.
Sounds of the Season, Benet Hill Center, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. $4-$6. Featuring the Pikes Peak Philharmonic performing Christmas and winter selections. Sun., Dec. 14, 3 p.m. For more, call 475-8869.
Pikes Peak Philharmonic Christmas Concert, Benet Hill Auditorium, 2577 N. Chelton Rd. $4-$6. Sun., Dec. 14, 3 p.m. For more, call 442-6853.
A Prelude to Christmas concert, Grace Episcopal Church, 631 N. Tejon St. Free. The Da Vinci Quartet will play solo quartet works, Boccherini's "Gloria" and Schubert's "Magnificat" with the Taylor Memorial Choir Sun., Dec 14, 4 p.m.
The Harlem Nutcracker and Rejoice, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. $8-$10. The Harlem Nutcracker, arranged by Duke Ellington and a variety of inspirational music will be the backdrop for innovative dance performance by Attitudes Ballet Theatre Company. Sun., Dec. 14, 7-9 p.m. For more, call 719-473-1770.
Woodland Park Community Singers Messiah Concert, Faith Lutheran Church, 1310 Evergreen Heights Drive, Woodland Park. Free. The concert includes choral and solo selections and audience participation is welcome. Fri., Dec. 19, 7:30-9 p.m. For more, call 686-8860.
A Classical Christmas, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Colorado Springs Philharmonic and Colorado Springs Chorale. $16.50-$31.50. Sat., Dec. 20, 8 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 21, 2:30 p.m. Tickets at Ticketmaster, www.ticketmaster.com or 520-9090.